Community Events

Upcoming Community Events

Past Community Events

05/04/2019 - 7:00 pm
Musicians Richie Stearns and Rosie Newton join Jesse Jarnow, author of "Wasn't That a Time: The Weavers, the Blacklist, and the Battle for the American Soul," in a celebration of [...]
04/24/2019 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The director's idiosyncratic, philosophical take on the evolution of democracy through the ages, from it's philosophical origins in Greece, through its capitalist growth in Italy, to the modern world. Featuring [...]
04/16/2019 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Join us for a book talk with Dahr Jamail and a great evening of conversation!  After nearly a decade overseas as a war reporter, the acclaimed journalist Dahr Jamail returned [...]
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
CHECK OUT video documentation of RUDERAL ECOLOGIES! This event was free and open to the public, with donations encouraged  to build the NATURE Lab Environmental Education Center.  Register here. This [...]
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 [...]
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