Community Events

Upcoming Community Events

Past Community Events

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 [...]
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 [...]
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