Community Events

Upcoming Community Events

07/31/2018 - 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
We're building a community-driven science center and we want your help! The Sanctuary for Independent Media is gearing up to revamp a long-abandoned building into the NATURE Lab Environmental Education [...]

Past Community Events

Freedom-Square-by-Ellie-Markovitch
06/02/2018 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  Join us outdoors in closing out our Spring 2018 season with the sixth annual Freedom Festival! The festival will take place at Freedom Square, on 101st Street where 5th and [...]
05/27/2018 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Help support our garden by growing your own! We have been maniacally planting seeds and dividing perennials in hopes to spread the bounty of Collard City Growers into your yards. [...]
Troy-BikeFest-2018
05/12/2018 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Another year, another BikeFest! Come celebrate with Troy's bike-friendly community and help keep Troy Bike Rescue doors open as a volunteer-run bicycle resource center for all-ages. Food, music, and cakes [...]
04/13/2018 - 04/15/2018 - 7:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Register here. This event is free and open to the public, with donations encouraged  to build the NATURE Lab Environmental Education Center.   This symposium marks the last weekend for our NATURE [...]
12/16/2017 - 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  Admission: sliding scale, depending on what you can contribute: $1 - $350!   It's the most wonderful time of the year! Join us at the Sanctuary for the sixth annual [...]
09/23/2017 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
View photos from our event:   The Sanctuary for Independent Media’s 7th annual outdoor fall event, cultivating community through art, food, stories and music. Special thanks to the acclaimed Villalobos [...]
07/18/2017 - 07/19/2017 - 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday from 6-8PM there's going to be a night of good ole family bonding here at the Sanctuary! You're invited to join us for our first-ever Solidarity Phone Call Night. [...]
06/03/2017 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
On Saturday June 3rd at 3pm join us outdoors in Freedom Square (at 101st Street where 5th and 6th Avenues meet) for our annual Freedom Festival featuring Taina Asili y [...]
06/03/2017 - 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Join us outdoors in Freedom Square (at 101st Street where 5th and 6th Avenues meet) for our annual Freedom Festival! There'll be free food, music, art activities and all kinds [...]
06/03/2017 - 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Join us outdoors in Freedom Square (at 101st Street where 5th and 6th Avenues meet) for our annual Freedom Festival! There'll be free food, music, art activities and all kinds [...]
05/27/2017 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Help support Collard City Growers through purchase of a variety of annuals and perennials at very affordable prices. We also welcome barters (annual for annual or perennial for perennial) if [...]
04/17/2017 - 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
COMMUNITY MEAL Catered by WMHT, plus community potluck of food from the Middle East   EXHIBITION OPENING:     Theater of War and 8,817 Goodbyes by Meredith Davenport Theater of War [...]
11/19/2016 - 11/20/2016 - 11:00 pm - 12:00 am
Join Medea Benjamin at a reception in honor of our Sanctuary Sustainers! Giving even a small amount per month helps us forecast our budget and lets us know that you [...]
11/19/2016 - 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
North Troy Community Network – North Troy People’s History Museum Event Join us for tours of the North Troy Peoples' History Museum, an exhibit which explores of evolution of Troy [...]
09/10/2016 - 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  Our Third Annual Peacestock is coming back to Freedom Square!   Our Third Annual Peacestock is coming back to Freedom Square!    Saturday, Sept. 10th  11-6pm at 101st and [...]
06/11/2016 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Celebrate community at the third annual Freedom Festival! An afternooon of music, food and art activties -- plus Kids Bike Giftaway -- on and around the stage at Freedom Square [...]
05/28/2016 - 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us for our first ever plant sale! Annuals and perennials available including vegetables, herbs, and flowers -- all grown in Troy. We have been maniacally planting seeds and dividing perennials [...]
05/23/2016 - 05/24/2016 - 9:30 pm - 12:30 am
So many exciting things are happening as we celebrate our 1st decade at the Sanctuary!  We hope you can join us this coming Monday evening, May 23.  We would like to engage you [...]
05/15/2016 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
THEATRICALLY SERVED BY THE YES MEN AND NATIVE COMEDIAN TITO YBARRA Brunch: 11 AM ($75.00) Appearance by Assange: 1PM ($15) Procession to fossil fuel protests: 2:30 (FREE!) Join us for [...]
05/07/2016 - 05/08/2016 - 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
TROY BIKE RESCUE is throwing our annual party! Celebrate 15 years of recycling bicycles and building community with hands-on education.
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