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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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Adult Clay Classes at the Rec Center – Tuesday Nights!

Starting October 13th from 6:30 to 9:30pm The class maximum will be 10. $175 for 10 weeks and includes all supplies and kiln firing. Instructor Natalie Wieters, BFA in Crafts/Ceramics from the University of the Arts, will instruct all levels and aspects of clay hand-building. Class projects will be instructor-led, but student-driven. So, come up with ideas […]

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The Liberty Lands Farmers Market

  Thursdays, 3 to 7pm (3rd St. side of the park) Liberty Lands Farmers’ Market is a weekly pop-up farmers’ market happening every Thursday from 3pm – 7pm from June until November. This season, the market, located along the sidewalk on the western side of Liberty Lands park, will feature fresh fruits and vegetables from […]

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NLArts First Friday, Nov 6 – An Evening of Shadows, Cider, and Film

Friday, November 6 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… Also a special cider making demonstration by Dylan Baird As the days have gotten shorter and we have eaten all our Halloween candy, come […]

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Hound–o–Ween: Doggie Costume Contest – Sun, Nov 1

Orianna Hill Dog Park from 11am to 1pm Register your dogs(s) at www.oriannahill.org

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Kids’ Fall Festival at Liberty Lands – Sunday, November 1st

Liberty Lands Park on Sunday, Nov 1st from 1 to 4pm  (Raindate Nov 8) Moms! Dads! Mark your calendars! Attendance is FREE, with small donations requested for crafts. Costume Parade at 1pm If you would like to volunteer, please click HERE! We need you! Please Note: Cars will need to avoid parking along the 900 block of 3rd Street (PARK SIDE […]

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Spooky Garden 2015: Halloween Night!

from 6-9pm – entrance at 1116 N 4th Street Your favorite neighborhood Halloween event!  Neighbors have collaborated since 2002 to create this walk-through decorated garden. Free to everyone, all ages welcome. Stop by while you are out trick-or-treating. (Please note that beverages will not be provided this year). Donations of candy & batteries (AA & […]

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Kearny Elementary, our neighborhood public school, is now a city-wide Arts Admit program!

General Philip Kearny Elementary, our neighborhood public school, is now a city-wide Arts Admit program!  Arts programming, shown to improve educational outcomes for all students, is being infused into all aspects of the Kearny curriculum. There has never been a better time to consider our neighborhood school for your family.  Kearny still has a few […]

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AwesomeFest Brings Another Summer Movie Series to Friday Nights at Liberty Lands!!

Beginning June 26th & running through August 14th (see below for dates) The Awesome Fest is excited to announce the first program of their annual outdoor summer series. Every Friday at sundown, , the festival will showcase a lineup of cutting edge independent film premieres at Liberty Lands. As the result of a grant from […]

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Spring Flea Market & Music Fest – Sat, June 6

  Spring Flea Market from 9am to 4 pm Located at Liberty Lands Park on North 3rd Street between Poplar and Wildey. One’s trash is another’s treasure! All spaces $20.00 For information reserving a space (tables not included) please email Kathy at kvissar@hotmail.com (All proceeds from table fees benefit Liberty Lands Park) x Liberty Lands Spring Music Fest […]

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Annual Kearny Elementery Fundraiser – EAT.DRINK.PLAY! – Fri, Mar 20

 xxx 6:30pm – Liberti Church – 2424 York Street General Philip Kearny Elementary’s second annual fundraiser – EAT.DRINK.PLAY! An evening of delicious food donated by FUGE catering, wine poured by Moore Brothers Wine Company, an open bar with craft beers, and a silent auction brimming with goods and services from Local Artists and Businesses. Last […]

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Game Night! – Thurs, Feb 26

Northern Liberties Community Center from 7p Recently the NLNA’s general membership meetings changed from monthly to quarterly. So come to the “Un-Meeting” — an evening of scrabble, trivial pursuit, cards, pot luck, and neighbors. Just show up, or to help with the head count, email Paula Gansky for more info  pgansky@aol.com Northern Liberties Community Center 700 N […]

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The 13th Annual Northern Liberties Variety Show – Thanks For Coming!

  Friday, March 6th, 2015 at Johnny Brenda’s Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00pm $12 Donation Witness the (Very, Very) Hidden Talents of your Neighbors! Moms, Dads, and Wall Flowers will strut their stuff for two hours you’ll never get back! This year’s proceeds to benefit NLArts Kids Camp! If YOU would like to perform […]

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The Annual Winterfest at North Bowl – was AWESOME!

  Thank You All who came ate, drank, bowled, bought raffles, and bid! Big Huge Thanks to Oron Daskal and North Bowl for always putting on a great party!     Special Thanks to the Northern Liberties businesses that have donated this year’s Auction and Raffle items. Shop Local! Art Star Baan Thai Bar Ferdinand Bardot Cafe Beautiful […]

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Adults & Kids Ceramics Classes at the Rec Center – New kids class starting March 3

  Taught by neighbor and ceramicist Natalie Wieters, the classes are open to all levels and cover all aspects of hand-building clay. Adults The $175 fee includes supplies and firing. Ten weeks of classes, Tuesdays 6:30-9:30pm starting Jan 20, or Saturdays 9:30am-12:30pm starting Jan 24. Rolling enrollment allowed if you can’t make the first session. Kids The $90 fee […]

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Kids Clay Classes at the Rec Center

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Holiday Arts Winter Camp at the Community Center!

Get the kids out of the house and into Philly’s cultural icons with all their friends! Monday, December 29th and Tuesday, December 30th 9:00am to 3:00pm Monday, Dec 29 — The Constitution Center Freedom Rising – Front row seats to the events that have shaped our country and city. The Story of We the People […]

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Spooky Garden Returns for Halloween

  The famous Spooky Garden returns Halloween Night, October 31, 6:00-9:00pm!  Every year the near neighbors transform this community garden at 1116 N. 4th St. into an amazing outdoor haunted house. Tricks and treats for young and old – FREE and open to all.

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Flim Flam Phantom Sham – Fringe Fest Comes To Liberty Lands

  Liberty Lands Park Friday – Sunday, Sept 12 – 14 / 6:30pm to 8pm Friday – Sunday, Sept 19 – 21 / 6:30pm to 8pm From the company that triumphed over the naked bike ride in 2011 (remember that?!), comes the latest madcap masked adventure to have you rolling on your picnic blanket in […]

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