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Call for Adult Ed Volunteers at Lutheran Settlement House

• Our good friends at Lutheran Settlement House (1340 Frankford Ave – just above Girard) are seeking volunteer tutors to work with adult learners one-on-one or in small groups on GED prep, basic math and literacy, and computer skills. Prior tutoring or teaching experience helpful but not required. Tutors are provided with materials to use with learners. […]

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NLNA General Meeting – Thur, Feb 22 – Post Office, Grant Opportunities, Cement Playground

Come to the NLNA February General Membership Meeting, Thurs, Feb 22 at 7pm, held at the Northern Liberties Community Center (3rd & Fairmount). Do you have issues with our local Post Office? The Post Office Manager will be there. • • Would you like to get funding  for a community project? Reps from Penn Treaty SSD […]

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NLArts Presidents Day Kids Camp – Mon, Feb 19

Lets celebrate our country and the potential for change this year! Camp will run from 8:30am-3:30pm with an extended day until 5:30pm. Fee is $45 with an extended day charge of $10. Please notice the aftercare increase from 2017. Campers will be exploring presidential portraiture, and writing letters of hope to our cities politicians. Field Trip […]

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The 26th District’s Lightbulb Initiative…

Dusk to Dawn Bulbs Available From Sergeant Massi: As part of our crime reduction strategy the 26th Police District was awarded a grant from the Penn Treaty Special Services District to purchase LED “dusk to dawn” light bulbs. These bulbs emit a bright white light and turn on during low light conditions. The goal is […]

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New Stuff Going On At The Rec Center…

Northern Liberties Rec Center 321 Fairmount Street 19123 x Weekly activities for kids and adults at the Northern Liberties Rec Center! x x x Starting this week and next week: Akido with Sensei Sul (age 12 and up) Wednesdays 7pm, Sat 1pm Karate with Sensei Brandon (ages 3-7) Tues & Thurs 5:15pm Karate with Sensei […]

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LIHEAP Heating Assistance Grants Available

LIHEAP (Low Income Heating Assistance Program) helps low-income families pay for heat over the winter. Full info and application link and instructions at the PA LIHEAP web page.   —

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Music Monkey Jungle – WEDNESDAYS & Thursdays at the Community Center

Babies! Toddlers! Little Monkeys! Music Monkey Jungle – 10:00 to 10:30am Wednesdays — The Music Monkey Jungle Sing Along is a 30 minute high energy, interactive, rockin’ good time for little music monkeys. Children and adults will sing, dance, laugh, play, move, imagine and create through the presentation of original MMJ songs, dances and games. We’ll focus on melody, unison, […]

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We Kids Rock Is Back – Thursdays at the Community Center

Fall Classes Thursdays Sept. 21-Nov. 16 Free Demo on Thurs. Sept. 14 3-5yr Guitar Class at 4:45-5:15pm $165.00 for 8 weeks (stay and do the Family Class for half price) Birth-5yr Family Class 5:30-6:10pm $125.00 for one child, 210.00 for two (15.00 discount if signed up by Aug. 21) Registration includes a cd, siblings under […]

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES – Meeting of December 4, 2017

PRESENT: Matt Ruben, President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Janet Finegar, Secretary; Donald Hoegg; Jeremy Lindemann; Joe Mikuliak; Barbara Saverino; Chris Somers; Anne Waginger. ABSENT: Barbara Mulckhuyse, Vice-President; Michael Coyne; Monika Kreidie; Ben Mann; Don Phillips; Ira Upin. ALSO PRESENT:       Joe Brunner, Accountant The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:07 p.m. Motion: By Anne Waginger, […]

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES – Meeting of Nov 6, 2017

ESENT: Matt Ruben, President; Barbara Mulckhuyse, Vice-President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Janet Finegar, Secretary; Michael Coyne; Ira Upin; Monika Kreidie; Ben Mann; Joe Mikuliak; Barbara Saverino; Anne Waginger. ABSENT:  Donald Hoegg; Jeremy Lindemann; Don Phillips; Chris Somers. The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:03 p.m. The Zoning Committee presented Christine Furman, a neighborhood […]

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Doughboy Statue Restoration Complete!

The restoration of Over The Top, the WWI Doughboy statue in Madison Park, at 2nd Street and Spring Garden  is complete. Northern Liberties Neighbors Association in conjunction with the Friends of the Doughboy continue to work on the restoration and renovation of the Doughboy statue as well as maintain the park located at 2nd & Spring Garden […]

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Roadmap for reducing litter & waste by up to 90% over the next 15 years…

A Litter Free City Starts With You. From the Mayor… When I took office, I pledged my commitment to make Philadelphia a more beautiful place to live, work, and visit. The plan you hold outlines specific strategies to achieve that goal by ensuring that every neighborhood has litter-free parks, streets, waterways, and public places. Why […]

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Winterfest – Sun, Feb 11

1:00 to 5pm Beat that cabin fever with a family day out! Join neighbors at this annual event, hosted by North Bowl. Tickets include bowling, food, wine, beer, and soda. Plus Fabulous Raffles for Some Pretty Cool stuff! x Adults $20 Seniors $15 Kids $10 (13 to 17 year olds) Free for kids under 12 All […]

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Calling Kids To Make Valentines For Seniors And Soldiers – Fri, Feb 9

• 5 to 7pm No Hearts Left Behind! Art Sphere will be hosting valentine card making for seniors and soldiers at Altro Cafe (400 Nth 4th Street 19123)  Leading up to February 9th, there will also be card making available during Altro Cafe’s regular business hours for patrons to participate! Support provided by Penn Treaty Special Services District, Temple University […]

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Just Cravings To Host Neighborhood Benefit – Sat, Feb 10

9am to 10pm Just Cravings Re-Opens At Their New Location – 946 North Second Street. Come for the frozen yogurt combos and toppings, stay for new, fresh baked cookies, Acai Bowls, and La Colombe coffee: hot, iced, frozen, and espresso! BONUS: 20% of sales for the day will be donated to the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association […]

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January Zoning Meeting – Mon, Jan 29

Zoning Motions are approved by the Board at the following month’s board meeting, which is held the first Monday of the month. To review past zoning meeting minutes and approved motions find the applicable NLNA Board Meeting Minutes by clicking here:  Board Meeting Minutes. Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 N. 3rd Street (3rd & […]

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Tree-Cycling Schedule – January 1 thru 14…

Christmas TreeCycling from January 1 through 14 at Liberty Lands! Monday, Jan 1 — Naked, De-tinsled, De-balled Christmas Trees will be accepted for drop-off on the concrete area in the southwest corner of Liberty Lands (next to the bakery). Folks can drop off at any time. Saturday, Jan 6 — 10am to 2pm — Trees will […]

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How To Stop Circular & Handbill Deliveries

Circulars and handbills can be a neighborhood nuisance. It’s illegal for vendors to put them in residents’ mailboxes. So, instead, they get shoehorned into doors and railings, causing litter on our streets. What You Can Do The good news is you can sign up to for a non-delivery list to prevent them from being delivered to […]

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Operation Santa – Thur, Dec 21

  Operation Santa – Northern Liberties’ own toys for tots (and seniors) Come out and wrap presents — the more the merrier and the sooner it gets done! Thursday, December 21st at the Northern Liberties Community Center (700 N. 3rd) 6:00pm to 8:30pm — Drop in to help wrap holiday gifts* for neighborhood families in need this […]

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NLArts Winter Day Camp Registration – Just a couple spots still open!

December 27 through 29 NLArts is open during that limbo week between Christmas and New Year’s. Winter Camp for kids 4-12 will be available – featuring photography, hand casting, claymation, and more! Click Here for online registration at NLArts. Here’s what Danya Henninger from BillyPenn.com had to say: The week between Christmas and New Year’s […]

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December Zoning Meeting – Tues, Dec 19

Zoning Motions are approved by the Board at the following month’s board meeting, which is held the first Monday of the month. To review past zoning meeting minutes and approved motions find the applicable NLNA Board Meeting Minutes by clicking here:  Board Meeting Minutes. Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 N. 3rd Street (3rd & […]

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Leaf Collection and Recycling Program – Nov 6 thru Dec 16

Help the City keep leaves out of the landfill. Collect, bag, and recycle your leaves. The Leaf Collection and Recycling Program is one of several services provided by the Streets Department to honor the City’s ongoing commitment to recycling. This program helps reduce the amount of materials that reach the waste stream and saves landfill space. Mechanical collection and […]

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Parade of Spirits at Liberty Lands – Sat, Dec 9

4:00pm – 6:30pm / Parade starts at Sundown Join Us For The Seventh Year Of This FREE, Secular Holiday Tradition! All are welcome, in costume or not — we can give you a lantern or banner to hold if you like! It can be cold, and sometimes stuff falls out of the sky, so dress […]

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Second Street Sessions #2 – Holiday Edition – Sat, Dec 9

Noon to 5 pm – N. 2nd Street between Spring Garden and Germantown Once again, the businesses of N. 2nd Street throw open their doors and invite you to revel in Second Street Sessions – the Holiday Edition! Stop into local taverns to check out their craft vendors & live music (no cover!) Shop the deals […]

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NLNA Board of Directors Meeting – October 2, 2017

  PRESENT: Matt Ruben, President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Janet Finegar, Secretary; Donald Hoegg; Monika Kreidie; Jeremy Lindemann; Ben Mann; Joe Mikuliak; Barbara Saverino; Chris Somers; Ira Upin; Anne Waginger. ABSENT: Barbara Mulckhuyse, Vice-President; Michael Coyne; Don Phillips; ALSO PRESENT:       Danny Harvith, Helen Sher The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:02 p.m. […]

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