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Zoning Meeting – Mon, June 26

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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National Night Out – Tues, Aug 1

Liberty Lands from 5:30pm to 8:30pm Free fun for the whole family!!! Come out and get to know the officers of the 26th District! Food, water ice, moonbounce, giveaways, and other great activities.

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Shakespeare Comes to Liberty Lands!

A Midsummer Night’s Dream June 15 – July 1 Admission is Free! 6/15 thru 6/18 at 6:30pm 6/22 thru 6/24 at 6:30pm 6/25 at 3:00pm 6/29 thru 7/1 at 6:30pm Run Time is 90 minutes For more information follow us on Facebook – The Word Players

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Help Us Turn Lemons Into Lemonade…

On May 6th our beloved mural by Frank Hyder and the Mural Arts Program of Philadelphia was destroyed by graffiti.   This mural was done in 2009  by Frank and his students and since has become a great part of our neighborhood.  Located on the north side of Bell Floor Covering at 1050 North 2nd […]

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Take the NLNA Survey, And Get A Chance At A Hundred Bucks!

Greetings from the Northern Liberties Neighbors association! Help Us Better Serve You! Please take an easy 5 minute confidential survey and be included in a chance to win a $100 AMEX gift card! Take the Survey The NLNA has partnered with students from Temple University Fox School of Business to establish a marketing plan in […]

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Liberty Lands Farmers & Craft Market – Saturdays at Liberty Lands

The Liberty Lands Farmers Market is starting up again – and it’s expanding! Every Saturday starting April 8, 9am-3pm, Liberty Lands (3rd St side). Fifteen vendors and growing, including: •    J & J FARM (fresh organic produce ) •    Ninja Goat Fat Coffee (butter coffee) •    Grounds & Hounds Coffee •    Bright Yellow Creamery (homemade […]

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Music Monkey Jungle – Mondays & Thursdays – 10am at the Community Center

Babies! Toddlers! Little Monkeys! Music Monkey Jungle – 10:00 to 10:30am Mondays — Whether we’re performing Music Monkey Jungle Drummers or The Music Monkey Jungle Sing Along, we know you’ll have a rockin’ good time! To know exactly what’s performed, please visit our Facebook page. Thursdays —The Music Monkey Jungle Jam is a 30 minute interactive performance […]

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Philly InMovement Hosting Tumbling & Gymnastics Classes at the Community Center on Tuesdays – Extended Hours…

9:30 & 10:30 — Lil’ Tumblers, a parent-child class for 1.5 – 3 year olds 11:30 & 2:00 — Mini Rollers & Short Wheelers, a drop off class for 3 – 5 year olds 3:30 & 4:30 — Intro to Gymnastics (K-6th Grade), a beginners gymnastics class for school aged children Visit our website at phillyinmovement.com/pop-up for more […]

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Adult Figure Drawing at the Community Center

• • From 6:30 to 9:30 adult figure drawing sessions will be held on most Thursday nights 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. • • • Below […]

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NLArts Summer Camp Registration Open!

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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How To Stop Circular & Handbill Deliveries

Circulars and handbills can be a neighborhood nuisance. It’s illegal for vendors to put them in residents’ mailboxes. So, instead, they get shoehorned into doors and railings, causing litter on our streets. What You Can Do The good news is you can sign up to for a non-delivery list to prevent them from being delivered to […]

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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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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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Recycle Bins With Lids Available at the Community Center – Suspended Until Yard Construction Project Is Completed

We’ll let you know when we have more bins as soon as we get them… The City no longer offers free recycle bins through the NoLibs Community Center. The small bins formerly provided by The City are just too small. Wind-blown litter from these over-stuffed containers can be seen around the neighborhood after trash pickup most […]

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Schedule of Family Fun at Penn Treaty Park…

Check out these events happening all summer long at Penn Treaty Park…   —

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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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Notes from the 2017 Winter Quality of Life Meeting

By Janet Finegar — February 21, 2017 We began by making a list of as many problems/sources of trash on the street as possible. [This list, with a lot of more details about all of the below, will be sent to everyone who attended the meeting or expressed an interest in getting information, and will […]

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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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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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