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July Zoning Meeting – Mon, July 31

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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Congratulations to the NLNA’s newest and returning board members…

Congratulations to returning and new Board members! Barbara Mulckhuyse — Vice President Janet Finegar (aka: please don’t vote for me) — Secretary At-Large Board Members — Donald Hoegg, Monika Kreidie, Benjamin Mann, Donald Phillips and Barbara Saverino. Ten neighbors signed into the General Meeting for the first time, and a whopping 18 people voted in NLNA […]

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NLArts Summer Camp Registration – Closed

NLArts, our neighborhood’s own amazing children’s summer arts camp, is open for registration for its 10th Anniversary season! Based in the NLNA’s Community Center at 3rd & Fairmount, NLArts offers wonderful programming during the “gap weeks” of Aug 14 – Sep 1, when other camps shut down but school hasn’t started. Full info and registration instructions […]

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES – April 3, 2017

PRESENT: Matt Ruben, President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Janet Finegar, Secretary; Donald Hoegg; Ira Upin; Jeremy Lindemann; Joe Mikuliak; Don Phillips; Barbara Saverino; Anne Waginger.   ABSENT: Michael Coyne, Vice-President; Troy Crichton; Roneil Jackson; Monika Kreidie; Chris Somers. The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:06 p.m. Motion: By Jeremy Lindemann, seconded by Barbara […]

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Zoning Meeting – Mon, June 26 [UPDATED]

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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Orkney Park Summer Solstice Fundraiser – Wed, June 21

Help rescue Northern Liberties’ last unsecured green space! 6pm at 871 Orkney Street (Enter at the Lawrence Street Playground next to 852 N Lawrence Street) Rain Date: June 28th   Join us for a lovely evening with neighbors and friends in support of the Orkney Park Project and to celebrate the first day of summer! […]

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Northern Liberties Community Garden Tour – Sat, June 17

10am-2pm (rain date June 18) Wanna see some of the best secret retreats in Philadelphia? Walk the Northern Liberties Loop, a self-guided tour of Spooky Garden, Seedy Acres, Orkney Park, Orianna Hill Community Garden, Liberty Lands Park & Community Garden, and The Bodine School Yard Garden.  Part of a city-wide celebration of community gardens & organized […]

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Neighborhood Meet n’ Greet – Thurs, June 15

6 to 8pm at the NL Community Center, 3rd & Fairmount Share food, beer and wine with neighbors, and meet the new NLNA Board of Directors. Come hang out as guest of the NLNA RSVP not required, but why not check in at the event’s Facebook page? See you there!

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NoLibs Music Festival & Flea Market – Sat, Jun 3

Liberty Lands Park (Third & Wildey) Benefits go to NLNA general fund which supports Clean Streets, the Community Center, and of course Liberty Lands! We need a few good men and women to help with set-up and tear-down of the stage! CLICK here to volunteer… Get a FREE Souvenir Bottomless Beer Cup for your help! […]

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NLArts 10th Annual Scavenger Hunt – Fri, June 2

Join NLArts for the 10th Annual Scavenger Hunt at Liberty Lands from 6 to 8pm! Prizes, Pizza, adult beverages, and our raffle!!! This year is special because it is our 10th year and one of our favorite families is hosting! Ellyn, Rachel, Maya, and Adam Dvorin!!! —

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Sanctuary City: What Does It Mean? – Wed, May 31

What is a Sanctuary City? Why is Philadelphia a Sanctuary City, and what does it mean for the City’s relationship with the federal government? Join us at 7pm at the NL Community Center (3rd & Fairmount) for a discussion with Miriam Enriquez, Director of Philadelphia’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, and Joanna Otero-Cruz, Deputy Managing Director. […]

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Call for Adult Ed Volunteers at Lutheran Settlement House

• Our good friends at Lutheran Settlement House (1340 Frankford Ave) 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. Tutors are […]

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Vote for members of the Northern Liberties Board of Directors – Wed, May 31

The annual NLNA election will be held at the General Meeting on Wednesday, May 31, at 7:00 PM, at the NLNA Community Center at 3rd & Fairmount Streets. We will be electing Vice President, Secretary and five at-large Board seats. All terms are for two years. To vote in NLNA elections you must be 18-years-of-age […]

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Zoning Meeting – Mon, May 22

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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NLNA Plant Sale – Sat, May 6 (rain or shine)

From 9am to 2pm NOTE: The venue HAS changed back to the Community Center at 3rd and Fairmount. Flowers, Veggies, and Herbs, oh my! Fill your flower boxes and re-stock your herbs. Pick out your favorite tomatoes. Annual, Perennial, Sun and Shade Plants. We’ve got them all! x Volunteer for a shift by signing up […]

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NLArts Faculty 10th Anniversary Art Exhibit – Fri, May 5

Join NLArts in celebrating their awesome teaching artists! 10th Anniversary Faculty Exhibition Opening Reception Friday May 5, 2017 5-7 PM Two locations: Northern Liberties Community Center & 700 N. Third Street and Higher Grounds Coffee 631 North Third Street (Philly 19123) May 5, 2017 from 5 to 7pm 13 Artists! Pat Aluiso,Lily Brown, Rae Burns, […]

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Free Street Trees – Apply by May 1

Free Street Trees available for your Northern Liberties Home or Business!   Property Owner’s Requests for November 2017 planting are due Monday, May 1. Tell your friends and neighbors! Trees clean our air, reduce home energy costs, increase home values, and beautify the neighborhood.  To request a free street tree for your property, please read the site criteria on the Application […]

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Board of Directors Nominations at NLNA Meeting – Thursday, April 27

Nominations for the NLNA Board of Directors annual election will be taken at the General Meeting on Thursday, April 27th, 7:00 PM, at the Northern Liberties Community Center at 3rd & Fairmount.  The election will take place at the May General Meeting.  We will be nominating Vice President, Secretary and five at-large Board seats.  Those […]

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES – Meeting of March 6, 2017

PRESENT:   Matt Ruben, President; Michael Coyne, Vice-President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Janet Finegar, Secretary; Donald Hoegg; Monika Kreidie; Jeremy Lindemann; Joe Mikuliak; Don Phillips; Barbara Saverino; Chris Somers; ABSENT:  Troy Crichton; Roneil Jackson; Ira Upin; Anne Waginger.   ALSO PRESENT:      Lara Kelly The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:05 p.m. Motion: By Jeremy […]

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES – Meeting of February 6, 2017

PRESENT:  Matt Ruben, President; Michael Coyne, Vice-President; Janet Finegar, Secretary; Troy Crichton; Donald Hoegg; Roneil Jackson; Monika Kreidie; Jeremy Lindemann; Joe Mikuliak; Don Phillips; Barbara Saverino; Chris Somers; Ira Upin; Anne Waginger. ABSENT:  Steve Richman, Treasurer The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:06 p.m. Motion: By Jeremy Lindemann, seconded Monika Kreidie:“To […]

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NoLibs Town Watch Patrol Meetup

Email Jeremy Lindemann at jdlindemann@gmail.com for info about upcoming patrols. We meet up at the Community Center (3rd and Farimount) around 7:20pm. Bring a flashlight and your phone. If you have any questions or concerns, please let me know. Thank you, Jeremy Lindemann —

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Zoning Meeting – Mon, April 24 [UPDATED]

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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March Zoning Agenda – Mon, Mar 27

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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NLArts: Sculpting Magical Miniature Animal Worlds – Second Friday April 14th

6:00 to 8:30pm NoLibs Community Center 700 North 3rd Street $25 Per Child (w/ sibling discounts) Pizza and Snacks Included Artist Mackenzie McAlpin is going to take you on an exploration of magical miniature sculpture.  We will fire these while at the workshop and add tiny touches when they have cooled. Create your pet, your […]

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Town Watch Patrol Sign-up and Police Q&A – Notes from the Fall 2017 Meeting

On Monday, October 10 a small group of neighbors signed up to patrol the neighborhood. The 26th District’s Sergeant John Massi (215-686-3260  John.Massi@phila.gov) and 6th District’s Crime Prevention Officer Lori Jackson (215-686-3063 Lori.Jackson@phila.gov) addressed the group. Together they answered questions and talked about the realities of crime in our neighborhood. Here are the highlights: The […]

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