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Adult Figure Drawing at the Community Center

x x From 6:30 to 9:30 adult figure drawing sessions will be held on most Thursday nights throughout at the NLNA Community Center (700 N. 3rd Street) $10 walk-in fee pays the model. Drop in for an hour or three! Bring your own supplies… Email 321sketchclub@gmail.com with questions, or join us on Facebook. • • […]

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Ongoing – Rec Center Events

Northern Liberties Rec Center 321 Fairmount Street 19123 Free Improv and many other activities are happening at our neighborhood recreation center at 321 Fairmount Ave. Numerous great activities for kids and adults. Check out their Facebook page for the latest

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Winterfest 2017 at North Bowl – Sun, Feb 12

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! Buy Discount Advance Tickets below! Adults $15 (Advance Ticket Form Below) Adults $20 (at the door) Seniors $10 Kids $10 […]

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Kwanzaa Celebration – Fri, Dec 30

Kwanzaa — A Celebration of Harvest & Community Join NLArts to learn about the history and significance of this non-religious holiday celebrated around the world! Friday, December 30 from 6:30-8:30 Northern Liberties Community Center (700 N. 3rd Street) $15 per person / $25 for families Live entertainment, light appetizers and beverages will be served along with […]

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Parade of Spirits – Sat, Dec 17

4pm – gather at Liberty Lands Parade starts at Sundown A family-friendly winter parade through Northern Liberties now in its sixth year! Bring your own belief system. Find out more on Facebook. • • • Also, at Gravy Gallery: Parade of Spirits: Portraits by Neil Kohl An open house will be held at Gravy (910 […]

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Spring Garden Underpass Lights Are On!

…and then there was light! As of Dec 20, 2016 the Delaware River Waterfront Corp. has finally turned on the new lighting installation at the I-95/El underpass at 2nd and Spring Garden. Congratulations to all who persisted in the struggle to get this dun!

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Weeder’s Club Meets Again (and again) on Saturday Mornings at Liberty Lands…

  Every Saturday morning from 9m to 11-ish Tools, Gloves, Instruction, Gossip included! All are welcome, bring the kids! There will be coffee! Liberty Lands is your park, owned and maintained by our neighborhood. Any time spent helping to clean up the park is welcome. Meet-up is at the table in the shade of the […]

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BRAWLERFEST – Saturday, November 5

Step Right Up and Throw Down at BRAWLERFEST … a brawls to the wall beer ball of bruisin’ brews, slammin’ eats, rockin’ beats, legendary brawlers, brawl games and big prizes. Presented by Yards, BRAWLERFEST will take place on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 500 Spring Garden St. in Northern Liberties, Philadelphia. GET YOUR EARLYBIRD TICKET […]

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18th Annual Liberty Lands Halloween & Fall Festival – Sunday, October 30

Liberty Lands from 1-4 pm Carriage rides from 76 Carriage Company Moon bounce Costume Parade Cargo bike rides from Firth & Wilson Transport Cycles Kids Crafts and Family Activities Including: Storytelling with the Free Library of Philadelphia Ppumpkin Painting Family Yoga with Dhyana Yoga Finger Painting with Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse Crafting with NLarts Demos with Philly […]

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Adult Ceramics Class at the Rec Center

Tuesday Nights at 321 Fairmount Avenue (Rec Center) from 6:30 to 9pm. Explore the craft of ceramics with Natalie Wieters! Bring your own ideas, or figure out projects during the class. Natalie provides the guidance necessary for each project. The class is 10 weeks, and the fee is $175 which includes ALL supplies and firing! […]

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The German Society presents a Springerle Cookie Discussion and Tasting — Oct 3

Monday, October 3rd at 611 Spring Garden Street The Franklin Fountain and Shane Confectionery in Old City are coordinating a lecture about Springerle cookie moulds at the German Society, on Monday, October 3rd, that will be a part of ArchivesMonth Philly. Many of the moulds we will be discussing were made in a factory in […]

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Help Needed to Restore the Doughboy Statue

NLNA is launching a $22,000 fundraising campaign to restore the Doughboy statue and maintain it for the future. Transport Workers Local 234 on 2nd St. has generously committed $2,500 to the cause, but more is needed. Help out by donating to the GoFundMe campaign for this worthy cause! The Doughboy statue, located at Second and Spring Garden Streets, honors […]

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Liberty Lands Flea Market & Music Fest – July 9th

At Liberty Lands Park (Third & Poplar) Benefits go to NLNA general fund which supports Clean Streets, the Community Center, and of course Liberty Lands! Flea market 9am until… Food and Philadelphia Brewing Company from Noon on… Music starting at 4ish…. Lasting till 10ish…. New Line Up! 4:00 – Late Night Radio – funk jazz […]

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NLArts Annual Scavenger Hunt Summer Camp Fundraiser – Moved to Fri, Jun 10

6pm to 8pm Join us at Liberty Lands for Face Painting, Pizza, Snacks, Art Activities and More! $20 per family. ($25 day of event) — does not include libations (it’s a fundraiser!) Bring your friends to share a la carte food and beverages!! PLUS, we’ll be raffling off a baskets of Gift Certificates to: Blind […]

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Permanent Public Art Collection – Deadline For Entries June 10

Hello NoLib Neighbors! My husband, Matthew Price, and I have got a great opportunity for the Permanent Public Art Collection and we would love to invite neighbors to contribute. Bring your Object and Story! We will be at NL Community Center, the next general Meeting day on Thursday, May 19th. his Art work is a collaboration […]

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Fishtown Neighbors Chili Cookoff – Sun, Apr 17

When: 12:30 to 4:00pm, Sunday, April 17th, 2016. Where: The Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St., Philadelphia, PA 19123 You can’t have spring without the Annual Fishtown Neighbors Association Chili Cookoff. They’re back for their sixth year, this time at Fishtown’s spectacular new entertainment venue, The Fillmore Philadelphia, to accommodate even more chili lovers! As […]

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14th Annual Northern Liberties Variety Show – Fri, Mar 18 – Photos and Videos Posted!

Another long, strange time was had…. See photos here. See videos here. Johnny Brenda’s Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00pm FREAKS! PHONEYS! YO’ MAMA! Boogie down with this year’s assortment of jive turkeys! $12 Donation benefits NLArts Kids Camp Buy Tickets at the Door or online HERE. (THIS EVENT IS 21 AND OVER) The Variety […]

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NLArts Big Belly Beautification Project…

One person’s trash is another one’s canvas! By Amanda Staller Dec. 1, 2015 NLArts trash can pro­ject show­cases loc­al youth artists in North­ern Liber­ties. Trash cans in North­ern Liber­ties are look­ing a whole lot bright­er thanks to chil­dren at NLArts. NLArts, a youth-in­spired com­munity art group centered in North­ern Liber­ties, re­cently com­pleted its trash­can re­design […]

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Pig Iron Theaters Offers Discounts on Tickets & Rental Space to Friends and Families

Pig Iron Theater is offering a discount code for their current performance of Gentlemen Volunteers. The show runs from Dec 10- Dec 27 and tickets are $20-$30. This show has been a fan favorite over the years and has garnered more praise and awards than any other show. There is more information on our website […]

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Krampuslauf at Liberty Lands was AWESOME!

Thanks to all who participated! See pics here! Saturday, Dec 12 – Bring the kids and join your neighbors for this unique winter celebration — kicking off at 4:00 on Saturday, Dec 12 from Liberty Lands Park. Krampuslauf is a colorful celebration of Santa Claus’ companion, who deals with the NAUGHTY children. Join us in costume […]

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Operation Santa: Gift Wrapping Party – Thurs, Dec 15

  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 15th 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 […]

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Black Friday Brunch at Standard Tap Raises Over $200 For Operation Santa!

Standard Tap donated 10% of customers’ Brunch checks to Operation Santa, NLNA’s annual effort to bring presents and food relief to our neighborhood’s elderly and less fortunate. The Tap’s Black Friday Operation Santa Fund Drive and Brunch was served from 11 am to 3 pm on November 27.

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NoLibs Players present – A Seussified Christmas Carol – Dec 11 & 12

The NoLibs Players present A Seussified Christmas Carol An adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic tale by Peter Bloedel Fri­day, Dec. 11, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12th at 2:30 p.m. NoLibs Rec Center 321 Fairmount Ave., 19123 Tick­ets are $3 and can be pur­chased at the door or in ad­vance. To Reserve Tick­ets, vis­it the […]

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Second Annual Arts & Craft Show at the Druids Keep – Friday, Dec 4 – Benefitting NLArts!

6pm to 10pm Upstairs at the Druids Keep benefiting NLArts 149 Brown Street 19123 The Artists of the Keep will be showing a varied selection of work from the city’s finest artists and craftspeople.         Participating Artists: Alicia Arcidiacono- wildlife and nature photography Bryan Brown- Philly love photography Dan Lisowski-illustrated poetry books, […]

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NLArts First Friday, Dec 4 – Ornaments, Puppets, Hot Chocolate & Cookie Decorating!

You don’t want to miss Philadelphia artist Mike Storm’s first time to NLArts! Friday, December 4th Northern Liberties Community Center – 700 N 3rd St, 19123 from 6:00 to 8:30pm Ages 5 through 12 Fee:  $25/child (siblings $15) Simply reply to nlartsorg@gmail.com to register your kids with your contact information and children’s name and age… Winter is […]

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