Community Events

Upcoming Community Events

Past Community Events

04/13/2019 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  Join us for a panel on science activism and advocacy in the Capital Region with public officials, scientists, and activists focusing on how we, as concerned citizens, can get [...]
04/10/2019 - 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
In memory of youth victims of violence, a screening of “Charm City” with cinematographer Andre Lambertson, followed by an informational discussion and candlelight vigil which will be held in memory [...]
04/04/2019 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
In her new book, the mobilizing coordinator of the 2003-2004 Iraq War protests explains what makes today's grassroots resistance different from past movements in America. When millions of people took [...]
Taina at Freedom Square
03/29/2019 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The activist singer-songwriter celebrates her birthday and the release of a new album, Resiliencia, with a full slate of special guests and her awesome band! And we're celebrating resilience too! [...]
03/01/2019 - 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Join an informal discussion with Voices for Creative Non-Violence founder Kathy Kelly, members of the local peace and justice community, and WOOC Hudson Mohawk Magazine radio producers, to develop strategies [...]
12/15/2018 - 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 seventh annual [...]
11/14/2018 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Join us for a screening and discussion of  the riveting documentary Crime + Punishment, a film chronicling the struggles of a group of black and Latino whistleblower cops and the young minorities [...]
10/18/2018 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A film screening and panel discussion examining the emerging science around toxic stress and how it negatively alters the brains and bodies of children if left untreated.
09/29/2018 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
It's that time again–time for our annual StoryHarvest Festival at Freedom Square in North Troy! Celebration features free music from Rootbrew with special guests Jenny Marie and Derrick Horton & The [...]
08/10/2018 - 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
This Friday, join us for the final celebration of the 2018 Uptown Summer youth employment program and see what we’ve been working on! At 1pm, architect Cameron Toler will be [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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