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Love Your Park Day – Sat, May 9

9am-2pm at Liberty Lands Come out and make muddy spring LOVE to YOUR favorite urban green space, Liberty Lands!!! Remember, WE OWN IT. WE LOVE IT. And, WE CARE FOR IT. Also, Mark Your Calendars for… Saturday Weeders Club (nearly every Saturday starting officially 4/18/15, 9-11am)   —

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Superfresh will contribute 1% of your grocery bill to NLNA — Just Sign Up!

Sign up below to show your support for the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association and Superfresh will donate 1% of your grocery bill to NLNA. All you need to do is register your SuperFresh Rewards card by filling out the form below with the information used when you applied for the card. Then use your card at any SuperFresh […]

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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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NLNA Trash & Recycling Programs in the Works…

  1. PILOT PROGRAM for MORE EFFICIENT RECYCLING BINS While Liberty Lands has containers for both trash and recycling which receive trash pick-up twice a week during the warm months, there is still a constant problem of wind-blown litter at the park. Some of this originates from park users, but some comes from the surrounding […]

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Northern Liberties Spring Flea & Music Festival – Sat, June 14

  Flea Market 9am — Music 4-10pm (3rd Street – just north of Poplar) Come out to this great Spring Two-fer Event! First it’s the Flea Market, starting at 9am and going most of the day. Want to sell your items? Contact Kathy Vissar to reserve a space for a small fee: kathy@scagliola.com. Then, starting at […]

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NLNA BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES – Meeting of December 2, 2013

  PRESENT:  Matt Ruben, President; Don Phillips, Vice-President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Janet Finegar, Secretary; Rick Angeli; Larry Freedman; Monika Kreidie; Sharon Richman;  Anne Waginger; Logan Welde. ABSENT:   Michael Coyne; Lystra Harris; Katrina Mansfield; Chris Somers.  The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:04 p.m. Motion: By Steve Richman, seconded by Anne Waginger:“To […]

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NLNA General Membership Meeting – Thursday, Nov 12

  Location: Northern Liberties Community Center Time: 7pm This month’s meeting will include annual update and a call for input on the management and future of Liberty Lands latest AVI info and more! All are welcome…

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Clean-Up Day October 12th at The Doughboy Park – SUCCESS!

  Click here to see Before and After photos. Saturday starting at 9am – there will be coffee and donuts! A small crew of volunteers will be  cleaning and weeding Madison Park – nicknamed Doughboy Park for the WWI sculpture of a soldier charging out of the trenches. New plantings will be coming soon! Please […]

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES Meeting of September 10, 2013

PRESENT:   Matt Ruben, President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Janet Finegar, Secretary; Rick Angeli; Michael Coyne; Larry Freedman; Monika Kreidie; Katrina Mansfield; Sharon Richman; Chris Somers; Anne Waginger; Logan Welde. ABSENT:  Don Phillips, Vice-President;  Lystra Harris, Frank Robertson. ALSO PRESENT:  Jordan Rushie The meeting was called to order by the President at 6:14 p.m. Motion: By Rick […]

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Northern Liberties Fall Music Festival – Saturday, Sept 7th

  $20 Bottomless Beer Cups from 4pm on! Bands: Mike Simons The Improbables Red Evidence School of Rock Uptown Tone Cowmuddy Want a free bottomless beer cup? We need volunteers to help with setup beforehand and cleanup afterwards. Volunteer for both setup and cleanup, and get a free bottomless beer cup! Contact info@nlna.org to volunteer. […]

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NLNA BOARD OF DIRECTORS MINUTES – Meeting of July 1, 2013

  PRESENT: Matt Ruben, President; Don Phillips, Vice-President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Rick Angeli; Michael Coyne; Larry Freedman; Lystra A. Harris; Katrina Mansfield; Frank Robertson; Chris Somers; Anne Waginger; Logan Welde (late); Sharon Richman; Monika Kreide The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:08 p.m. Lystra Harris volunteered to take the meeting minutes […]

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Summer Movie Schedule for Liberty Lands

  Awesome Fest brings big-haired adventure to Liberty Lands, as we travel back to the innocent 1980 when vampires were just starting to become sexy, CGI was a pipe dream, and Sly Stallone still had muscles! Liberty Lands Park N. 3rd Street, just north of Poplar Bring the kids, blankets, snacks, and bug spray (as […]

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Voices of Northern Liberties – NL History Exhibit EXTENDED through Sept 13

“Northern Liberties: From World’s Workshop to Hipster Mecca and the People in Between” Philadelphia History Museum, 15 S. 7th St. (7th & Market)  – through September 13 http://www.philadelphiahistory.org/philadelphiavoices The transformations sweeping Northern Liberties during the past half century tell a dramatic tale of life, death, and rebirth. This exhibit, sponsored by the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association […]

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Special movie presentation – Crystal Fairy and the Magical Cactus – 9pm at Liberty Lands

  The Awesome Fest breaks out its giant outdoor movie screen for an exclusive advanced screening of Michael Cera’s newest film Crystal Fairy. The film, which is fresh off a successful run at the Sundance Film Festival, is making a grand appearance at Liberty Lands Park for an outdoor screening before it’s even viewable in […]

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LIBERTY LANDS SPRING MUSIC FEST – Saturday June 8

  Liberty Lands Flea Market and Music Fest both were a great success yesterday. Thanks to Philadelphia Brewing Company, all the volunteers who worked hard to make it happen – and of course all the bands, market vendors, and folks who attended! —Matt Rueben Market 9am — Music 4-11pm (3rd Street – just north of […]

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LIBERTY LANDS SPRING FLEA MARKET – Saturday, June 8

9am – 4pm at Liberty Lands Park (North 3rd Street between Poplar and Wildey). Register for your space now – only $20! Contact Kathy at kvissar@hotmail.com Afterwards, stay for the Spring Music Festival from 3pm – 11pm! Table registration fees proceeds benefit Liberty Lands Park —

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NLArts Scavenger Hunt – RESCHEDULED: Saturday, June 8th at 4pm

Please Join Us for the 5th Annual Family Scavenger Hunt Starting at 5:30pm in Liberty Lands Park (3rd Street just North of Poplar) Want to have great time while helping sustain our community’s wonderful nonprofit summer arts camp? Then come on out to the 5th Annual NLArts Scavenger Hunt Saturday, June 8th! The program starts […]

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Board Election and General Membership Meeting – Thursday May 23

  7pm at the Northern Liberties Community Center (3rd & Fairmount Join us for the annual NLNA Board of Directors Election, as well as: Updates on AVI Info about the 2013 Northern Liberties farmer’s market and farm share The latest on upcoming improvements to the Spring Garden underpass   Details on the Election can be […]

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Weeders Club at Madison Memorial Park this Saturday

  This week only — Weeder’s Club is wandering down to Madison Memorial park (you know, Doughboy park at 2nd and Spring Garden) to give it a little help. We have a wonderful new neighbor and volunteer who’s taking on regular clean up of this tiny greenspace, and we want to give her efforts a […]

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Love Your Park (annual spring work/play day) – this Saturday!

9:00am until 2:00pm this Saturday, May 11 Come join us at Liberty Lands for this biannual effort in parks across the city of Philadelphia. Sign in at the picnic tables by the toddler lot.    

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Northern Liberties Clean-Up on Sat, April 13

  9am to 1pm – Meet up and lunch will be held at Liberty Lands Join your fellow neighbors, along with students and teachers from our own, award-winning Bodine High School on Saturday, April 13, as part of Philly’s Citywide Cleanup Day. You don’t have to pre-register, but it would be helpful if you did. So […]

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NLNA Board of Directors Meeting Minutes of February 4, 2013

    PRESENT:  Matt Ruben, President; Don Phillips, Vice-President; Steve Richman, Treasurer; Janet Finegar, Secretary; Rick Angeli; Fernando Benavides; Michael Coyne; Larry Freedman; Lystra Harris; Katrina Mansfield; Anne Waginger. ABSENT:  Erika Goldberg, Chris Somers The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:06 p.m. Motion: By: Anne Waginger, seconded by Katrina Mansfield. “To […]

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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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Liberty Lands Annual Meeting – Tues, Dec 11

  Tuesday, December 11 at the Community Center All are welcome Distinct from our monthly general-membership and zoning meetings, this is just about Liberty Lands, our community owned park, community garden, and playground space. So come by the NL Community Center (3rd & Fairmount) at 8pm next Tuesday, December 11 with any questions or concerns […]

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25 New Trees Planted on Sunday. Big Thanks To All Who Volunteered and Donated Lunch!

  Community Fall Tree Planting Sunday, Nov 11 A total of 25 trees were planted around the Northern Liberties and at the Doughboy Park (2nd & Spring Garden) on Sunday by volunteer neighbors led by NLNA Board Member, Erika Goldberg. Through her efforts, 29 volunteers assembled to help out! Lunch was served at Liberty Lands […]

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