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11th Annual NoLibs Variety Show Raises Over $2500 for Kearney Elementary

  The PLAYWORKS Program comes to Kearney… Full time coach, Coach Anna, was brought on to run PLAYWORKS, a program which teach conflict resolution through play. The Schoolyard and Lunchtime Recess is the core of the program. Coach Anna creates and monitors structured opportunities for play and healthy socialization. She also meets with each classroom […]

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Standard Tap’s Wurst Christmas Sweater Ever Contest to Benefit Operation Santa!

  Thursday, December 20th from 6 to 10pm Wear your most horrid Christmas Sweater Ever to win the Standard Tap’s Ugliest Sweater Contest! Your $5 entry fee will benefit the NLNA’s Operation Santa effort. Featuring Winter Holiday Beers! Wurst Menu! Fresh Local Egg Nog! Prizes provided by Philadelphia Brewing Company  

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Krampuslauf at Liberty Lands! – Dec 15

A family-friendly version of this winter festival featuring costumes, socializing, treats, and more! Come and check out our friendly, furry Krampuses! The fun begins at 4:30pm. For more info, click here. from Wikipedia: Krampus is a beast-like creature from the folklore of Alpine countries thought to punish bad children during the Christmas season, in contrast […]

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26th Police District Open House – Dec 17

  6-8pm, 615 E Girard (Girard & Montgomery in Fishtown) Come meet the District’s Community Policing Team of officers! Find out about safety programs Ask questions Raise concerns The 26th covers the northern half of Northern Liberties: Poplar Street and north up to Girard Ave. No RSVP is necessary, but if you have any questions […]

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Operation Santa Wrapping Party – Thurs, Dec 20

  Join the NLNA in wrapping holiday gifts to be delivered to families in need this season. Always a great time, with lots of neighbors, pizza, beer, soft drinks, and fun.

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Local Crafters at NL Community Ctr – Every Sat & Sun until December 22

  Check it out for unique handmade jewelry, pottery, handbags, photography, block prints, and more! Don’t miss local artisans vending their wares every weekend in December, until Christmas, at the Northern Liberties Community Center, 3rd & Fairmount, Saturdays and Sundays from Noon to 6pm. Our community has an ever-increasing variety of great businesses. Why not […]

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Holiday Spree – Support Our Local Businesses This Holiday Season – Sat & Sun, Dec 1 & 2

  Our community has an ever-increasing variety of great businesses. Supporting them keeps their resources in the neighborhood – while getting great gifts for your friends and family! This year the NL businesses are once again organizing the Holiday Spree – a progressive sale where you get increasing discounts when you shop at multiple participating […]

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Fall Festival Thank-You’s! Kudos to Local Businesses!

The NLNA would like to thank the many local businesses who sponsored the Fall Festival at Liberty Lands this past Sunday, with donations of money, food, supplies, and volunteer labor. They helped make this largely-free kids’ event possible. Many thanks to North 3rd Silk City North Bowl Standard Tap Johnny Brenda’s Bar Ferdinan El Camino […]

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Election Day Tuesday Important Info You Need to Know

  Tuesday, November 6 is Election Day. The NLNA is a non-partisan charity, but we encourage you to get out and vote!The higher our voter participation, the stronger our voice with elected officials.Full information on polling places, ballots, and more is at the nonpartisan Committee of Seventy’s Election Web site: click on the image above, […]

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Make Time To VOTE on Tuesday, November 6th – NO ID NECCESSARY

  With the State’s attempt to change voting laws this year, there has been a lot of confusion about voting eligibility for Tuesdays Presidential Election. Here are some guidelines: Voters do NOT need to produce ID in order to vote First-time voters DO need to produce ID (as was always the case) Poll workers are […]

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Liberty Lands Fall Festival THIS SUNDAY, November 4th, 2-5pm

The biggest kid party of the year is at Liberty Lands this Sunday, November 4th from 2pm to 5pm Attendance is free, with small donations requested for crafts. The festival will feature: Hayrides Moonbounce Pumpkin painting and other crafts Face painting Performances by the Lara and Joe Show and the Living Arts Dance Studio Fire […]

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Spooky Garden Cancelled Due To Storm Damage :(

 

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What You Need to Know about Property Tax Changes and more at the Neighborhood Meeting Thurs, October 25th

  City Official Featured Guest at NLNA October General Meeting Mark your calendar: Thur, Oct. 25th, 7pm – the NLNA October General Membership meeting at the NL Community Center (NW corner 3rd & Fairmount). A representative from the Philadelphia Office of Property Assessment will be on hand to brief us about important upcoming changes to […]

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Pottery and Karate Classes Resume at the NL Rec Center – October 2

  Northern Liberties Recreation Center 321 Fairmount Ave. The Northern Liberties Rec Center is again offering clay classes – as well as Karate classes. Clay classes start Tuesday, October 2nd, and run weekly through December 18. Classes run from 7-9PM. All levels of experience are welcome. The course fee of $200 covers the entire 12-week […]

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NLNA Meet-n-Greet October 3rd (tonight!)

  6-8:00PM, 3rd & Fairmount Come join the NLNA Board of Directors on Wednesday, October 3, anytime between 6 and 8, for beer, wine, light refreshments, and conversation. If you’re new to the neighborhood, it’s a great opportunity to learn about the area and the NLNA. If you’ve been here for awhile, it’s a great way to […]

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NLNA General Meeting And Free Performance at Liberty Lands September 27

Join us for the first general membership meeting of the fall, next Thursday at the NL Community Center, NW corner of 3rd & Fairmount. Get updates on: Property Tax Changes Finnigan’s Wake The New Zoning Code and Waterfront Planning Spring Garden Improvements Clean Energy Options And more! And if you’re around before the meeting, the […]

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E-Waste Recycling Returns Sep 29th – 10am-2pm

  Bring all your old electronics to the NLNA Community Center! Got a bunch of old TVs, printers, and electronics lying around and don’t know how to properly dispose of them? You won’t have to hold onto them much longer, because the NLNA’s popular electronics waste recycling is coming back next month! Join us on […]

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Music Fest & Rib Cook-off Saturday, Sept 8th

  It’s back – the famous NLNA Music Fest, and the A Full Plate Rib Cook-off! Come out for fantastic ribs prepared by individual and restaurant contestants, plus the commemorative, bottomless beer cups – and of course a great roster of local music! Rib Cook-off 11am-3:30pm Enjoy delicious ribs, Vegetarian Quickfire items, and an Anything […]

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Liberty Lands to Screen the Wizard of Oz – Sun Aug 26

  Special Added Summer Movie This Sunday! Movies Tonight & Sunday, 8:15pm, Liberty Lands  The Wizard of Oz will be presented at Liberty Lands this Sunday, the 26th, at dusk. Bring a blanket and make it an evening your family will remember! Thanks to the PA Horticultural Society for their gift of this event! And […]

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The Summer Movie Series in Liberty Lands Is On!

  Every Thursday at 8:30PM in the Park The annual Summer Movie Series in Liberty Lands has begun – and this year it’s the best (well, sort of the best) of the ’80s! The movies are shown on a giant, inflatable screen on the park’s performance stage – don’t miss it! Bring a chair or […]

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NLNA Fundraiser At This Weeks 2nd Street Festival!

The NLNA will hold a FUNDRAISER during this weekend’s 2nd Street Festival! Thanks to Yards Brewery, The Standard Tap, North Bowl, El Camino, and Bar Ferdinand, we will be selling tickets for BEER & KID’S ACTIVITIES! Gonna have a moon bounce, carnival games, make-n-take crafts, and a spin art station!

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Annual 2nd Street Festival Sunday

  Noon to 10pm — All along 2nd Street The Fourth Annual 2nd Street Festival will be held Sunday, August 5th from noon until 10pm. It’s always a great time for everyone – the entire street will be filled with workshops, art, food, beer gardens, and other merchandise vendors. All told, there will be more than 130 […]

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The Summer Movie Series in Liberty Lands Is On!

  Every Thursday at 8:30PM in the Park The annual Summer Movie Series in Liberty Lands has begun – and this year it’s the best (well, sort of the best) of the ’80s! The movies are shown on a giant, inflatable screen on the park’s performance stage – don’t miss it! Bring a chair or […]

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