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Help! On-Going Volunteers Needed!!

  The NLNA is looking for people who have time and commitment for this invaluable neighborhood chore. If you’re interested in how the neighborhood is evolving, helping out those who will be effected, this is the volunteer opportunity for you… THIS SUNDAY – VOLUNTEER AT THE ANNUAL WINTER’S SPLIT PARTY AT NORTH BOWL… click here […]

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Kids’ Fall Festival – Sunday, Nov 2

  Liberty Lands Park from 1 to 5pm Moms! Dads! Mark your calendars! Attendance is FREE, with small donations requested for crafts.     The festival will feature: Kids’ Costume Parade (by the stage at 1:45pm) Crafts Hayrides by 76 Carriage Co. Cargo Bike Hayrides (bring Helmets!) Moonbounce Face painting Pumpkin Painting Carnival Games Fire […]

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Kids’ Fall Clothing Swap, October 20th

  10am to 1pm at the Northern Liberty Community Center, 700 N. 3rd Street (N. 3rd & Fairmount) Come along and swap children’s clothes at this annual event! We are always looking for people to help with setting up and packing up (the before and after). You can message Sue White (suewhitbee@gmail.com) to volunteer. Here’s […]

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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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E-Waste Update: More than 3000 pounds collected!

    Update 10/22/13: This year’s Annual NLNA Clean and Green event collected more than 3000 pounds of electronic waste. We were also able to collect several donations which will help with Clean and Green initiatives in our neighborhood such as Project Clean Streets. Thanks to everyone that helped, participated, and contributed. Special thanks to […]

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Introducing: Project Clean Streets

With support of neighborhood businesses, the NLNA is excited to announce Project Clean Streets. The focus of the project is to help alleiviate our neighborhood litter and trash problems. This summer, we hired a small crew to sweep designated streets and problem areas once a week. With your support we’d like to grow this service […]

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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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2nd Street Festival – Sunday, August 4th

    The Low Anthem Returns From Hiatus to Join the Massive 2nd Street Festival Northern Liberties Philly August 4th with Best in Music, Food, and Culture FREE admission with option for VIP ticket on sale now to include open bar, food, more… CLICK HERE TO BUY VIP TIX     Featuring Musical Acts Announced: […]

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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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Detailed Info on May NLNA Election

  From the NLNA Election Committee: The annual NLNA election will take place during the general meeting on Thursday, May 23, 2013, at the Northern Liberties Community Center (3rd & Fairmount Streets). The meeting will begin at 7:00pm. From 7:30 to 8:00pm, each candidate will have the opportunity to give a short presentation and answer […]

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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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City Controller Candidates & NLNA Board Nominations at the NLNA April General Meeting – April 28

  Join us for the April General Membership Meeting, Thursday April 25, 7pm at the Northern Liberties Community Center (3rd & Fairmount). We’ll be hearing from candidates in the upcoming City Controller’s primary election. Also, we’ll be taking nominations for the NLNA’s annual board of directors If you’re interested in local advocacy and taking on […]

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Zoning Committee Openings – Are you interested in neighborhood development?

  The NLNA Zoning Committee – which hears zoning variance requests and votes on the issues – has openings. Want to be a part of it? Just contact zoning chair Larry Freedman at zoning@nlna.org to find out more.

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Earth Day Spring Tree Planting, Sunday, April 21!

Join your neighbors in our Earth Day Spring Tree Planting, Sunday, April 21 at 10 am! We will be planting 12 (bare root) street trees all over Northern Liberties and a variety of plants at Madison Memorial Park (aka Dough Boy Park) at 2nd and Green Streets. Everything needed to plant will be provided. There’s something for everyone […]

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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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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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TreeCycle Your Christmas Tree with the NLNA This Saturday – January 5 – Volunteers Needed

  Volunteers Needed to Fill 1 or 2 hour shifts this Saturday (Jan 5) from 10am to 4pm! (at Liberty Lands) Tasks include: • collecting donations • off-loading trees • hanging out We have help with the actual chipping. The forecast calls for sun! Please respond to Lara Kelly at trash@nlna.org if you can spare […]

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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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Operation Santa Appeal – Please Consider Donating to Families in Need This Christmas

Fellow neighbor, Each year the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association reaches out to those in need during the holiday season. For the past 25 years we have provided food and toys to over thirty needy families. It is your contributions that make this possible. Please support this year’s Operation Santa by sending or dropping off of […]

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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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NLNA General Meeting – Thurs, Dec 6

  7pm, NL Community Center, 3rd & Fairmount Join us this Thursday, December 6, at 7PM for the final NLNA General Membership Meeting of 2012. We’ll be providing updates and information on upcoming holiday season happenings, as well as the latest on development and other neighborhood issues. See you there!

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