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Call for Adult Ed Volunteers at Lutheran Settlement House

• Our good friends at Lutheran Settlement House (1340 Frankford Ave) are seeking volunteer tutors to work with adult learners one-on-one or in small groups on GED prep, basic math and literacy, and computer skills. Prior tutoring or teaching experience helpful but not required. Tutors are provided with materials to use with learners. Tutors are […]

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NoLibs Town Watch Patrol Meetup

Email Jeremy Lindemann at jdlindemann@gmail.com for info about upcoming patrols. We meet up at the Community Center (3rd and Farimount) around 7:20pm. Bring a flashlight and your phone. If you have any questions or concerns, please let me know. Thank you, Jeremy Lindemann —

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Town Watch Patrol Sign-up and Police Q&A – Notes from the Fall 2017 Meeting

On Monday, October 10 a small group of neighbors signed up to patrol the neighborhood. The 26th District’s Sergeant John Massi (215-686-3260  John.Massi@phila.gov) and 6th District’s Crime Prevention Officer Lori Jackson (215-686-3063 Lori.Jackson@phila.gov) addressed the group. Together they answered questions and talked about the realities of crime in our neighborhood. Here are the highlights: The […]

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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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Operation Santa – Distribution – Sat, Dec 17 (Volunteers Needed!)

9am at the Community Center (700 N. 3rd Street) Volunteers Needed to package meals and presents! Please Contact Janet at park@nlna.org) and let her know you’re coming to help.   — NLNA thanks the Penn Treaty Special Services District for support of the 2015 Operation Santa program Find out more about grant opportunities from the […]

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Operation Santa – Thur, Dec 15 & Sat, Dec 17

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 this […]

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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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October Zoning Agendas – Mon, Tue Oct 24, 25

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. October 2016 — Zoning Agenda Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 […]

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Notes from the September 2016 Town Watch Meeting

The Basics Know your neighbors. Looking out for each other starts at home, on your block. If your neighbor knows you work during the weekday, they will be suspicious of movers at your house on a Tuesday afternoon. If that neighbor has your phone number, they can check to see if you’re home, or if […]

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Become an Adult Education Tutor

• Our good friends at Lutheran Settlement House (1340 Frankford Ave) are seeking volunteer tutors to work with adult learners one-on-one or in small groups on GED prep, basic math and literacy, and computer skills. Prior tutoring or teaching experience helpful but not required. Curriculum materials provided. • More info: literacy@lutheransettlement.org or 215-426-8610 ext. 1242   […]

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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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NLNA PLANT SALE – This Saturday, April 30th

From 9am to 2pm at the Community Center (700 N. 4th Street) Flowers, Veggies, and Herbs, oh my! Fill your flower boxes and re-stock your herbs. Pick out your favorite tomatoes. Annual, Perrenial, Sun and Shade Plants. We’ve got them all! x Volunteer for a shift! The Annual Plant Sale is Saturday April 30, with […]

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NLNA Board Nominations And Quality of Life Issues At This Month’s Meeting – Weds, April 27

Wednesday, April 27, NL Community Center, 700 N. 3rd St. at 7pm Nominations for President, Treasurer, 6 regular seats for the Board of Directors, plus one half-term Board seat will be taken at the Northern Liberties general meeting on Wednesday, April 27th. The election will take place at the general meeting on Thursday, May 19th.  Both […]

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Neighborhood Cleanup Day – April 16

CALLING NEIGHBORS: Sick of the litter and trash? The NLNA’s Community Center will be open 9am-1pm on Saturday, April 16 with FREE Gloves and Bags… Be sure to: Recycle – paper, glass, plastics (1 through 7), NO plastic bags! Clean up that piggiest house on the street! Clean your gutters and storm drains, so that storm […]

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Liberty Lands Big Spring Workday – Sat, April 16

Starting at 9am HEADS UP all you lovers of Liberty Lands! Come one, come all!!! Come help your neighborhood park sparkle!!! Starts at 9am, runs until about 2pm, depending on the weather. Come out and help your urban greenspace stay awesome! Come out and get reconnected with your park community! Lots of projects and tasks […]

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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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2016 NLNA WinterFest at North Bowl – Thanks!

…North Bowl and everyone who attended, as well as all these local businesses who helped make this event so awesome: 3 J’s Food Market Accent on Animals Al Palace Upscale Grooming Salon AOA Pets Architectural Antiques Exch Art Star Bamboo Bar Bardot Café Bee John J Bell Floor Covering Co Cafe Chismosa Cafe La Maude […]

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Become a Volunteer Adult Education Tutor!

Lutheran Settlement House (1340 Frankford Ave) is seeking volunteer tutors. Volunteers work with adult learners one-on-one or in small groups to help them meet their educational goals, including working towards their GED, basic math and literacy, and improving digital literacy skills. Hours for tutoring are flexible. Prior tutoring or teaching experience is helpful for volunteers, […]

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Treecycling – Sat, Jan 9 at Orianna Dog Park

  Planning a New Year’s Resolution of greener living? Treecycling 2016 is just around the corner… Saturday, January 9th at Orianna Dog Park’s 3rd Street entrance (across from Liberty Lands) from 10am to 4pm Volunteer at the neighborhood’s best smelling event by replying to trash@nlna.org $5 donations encouraged to help offset expenses. (Thank You!) x […]

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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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NoLibs Tree Planting – Sat, Nov 14 – THANK YOU!

THANK YOU to everyone who participated in yesterday’s tree planting! Thanks to each of you, we have 11 new trees in our neighborhood and it wouldn’t have happened without your contributions to the effort. It was really fun and I enjoyed meeting so many new neighbors. Special thanks to our trained tree tenders for leading the planting […]

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Love Your Park Day (Fall Edition) – Sat, Nov 14 – Come Out And Do your Part!

9am-2pm at Liberty Lands To everyone who loves Liberty Lands: The final Work Day for the year is this Saturday! It’s our last pre-winter push to sprinkle love and happiness all over the urban greenspace we all really, truly appreciate! Feel free to spend whatever time you can – an hour, two hours, or the entire day. It’s always […]

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Bodine High Looking For Help With Garden Planting – Friday Nov 6

From 8am to Noon at 1101 N 4th Street Mural Arts, Bodine High & neighbors have been working hard to address the issues with the schoolyard environment.  Mural Arts hired a new gardener who has redesigned the garden and the School District has agreed to pay for the plants. Even if it is just for an hour, […]

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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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