Community Events

Upcoming Community Events

Past Community Events

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.
05/04/2016 - 05/05/2016 - 10:30 pm - 12:00 am
Please note! This meeting starts at 6:30pm. The focus of our meeting is how North Central can reduce/repurpose vacant buildings. To do that, we need to know what resources are [...]
09/26/2015 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The fifth annual StoryHarvest community celebration, featuring free food, music, art activities and more, will take place at Freedom Square in North Troy (101st Street where 5th and 6th Avenues [...]
08/29/2015 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Take Back our Community and Friends of Freedom Square present our second annual back to school celebration! This event will be an evening filled with fun games, food, activities, music [...]
07/31/2015 - 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Please join us for our second annual peace festival at Freedom Square!!!  Lots of fun to celebrate community with great music, and a delicious free barbeque!  There will be free [...]
04/17/2015 - 04/18/2015 - 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
A fundraiser for the U.S. Social Forum (Philadelphia) and the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign “House keys, not handcuffs!” with Cheri Honkala, 7PM  with Community Potluck 5:00 - 6:30PM [...]
03/07/2015 - 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Join us at the Sanctuary to watch the Webcast LIVE from The TimesCenter, New York City! Breakfast snacks provided; POTLUCK LUNCH -- bring something to share. For more info, contact: [...]
11/04/2014 - 11/05/2014 - 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
Join us for an election night feast at the hands of international art-star prankster and down home chef, Mike Bonanno.  This pre-show event is an informal fundraising dinner to benefit The [...]
09/27/2014 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Join us for the Fourth Annual StoryHarvest! The fourth annual StoryHarvest Festival community celebration, featuring free food, music, art activities and more, takes place from 3:30 PM until sunset on [...]
09/20/2014 - 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
An event organized by Got Peace of Mind. At FREEDOM SQUARE (101st St., where 5th and 6th Avenues meet, in North Troy, NY). Free! A festival to celebrate the energy of peace: [...]
08/05/2014 - 08/08/2014 - 4:00 am
During our last week of Uptown Summer 14, Brandon Ballengee returns to North Troy to participate with our community in more Hudson River Eco-Actions! Plus, help create an Aeolian Harp [...]
07/29/2014 - 08/01/2014 - 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atif Akin will lead us in a worksop designing and implenting information architecture for Uptown Summer, spreading the word about environmental justice in North Troy and beyond!  Mapping Dialogue: Artist and [...]
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07/24/2014 - 07/25/2014 - 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for a Botanical Intervention at 5 Glen Avenue, with Canadian bio-artist Oliver Kellhammer! Kellhammer, in collaboration with NATURE Lab Project Coordinator Kathy High, will create a "botanical intervention" in [...]
07/15/2014 - 07/18/2014 - 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
We're going to come together to paint a mural on the front facade of The Sanctuary for Independent Media, led by Troy Alley Action's Barb Nelson and Meredith Best, with Ryder Cooley! [...]
07/08/2014 - 07/11/2014 - 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
To map our community, we began "Uptown Summer 14" presenting participatory arts workshops with neighborhood youth. To see more of this interdisciplinary week of creative community exploration, check out our [...]
06/07/2014 - 06/08/2014 - 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Join us for music, food, and fun with the PitchBlak Brass band, Brooklyn-based players of hip-hop from the 1980s to the present day, and Oobleck, a funk-based instrumental horn band [...]
05/31/2014 - 06/01/2014 - 9:00 pm - 2:00 am
BikeFest is Troy Bike Rescue's Fourth Annual Fundraising Party in partnership with the Sanctuary for Independent Media.  Join the TBR cast of volunteers for a kids bike rodeo, raffle prizes, [...]
04/26/2014 - 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fresh water is the source of life!  Join us in a community skill share focused on protecting our water!    This informal, grassroots gathering will cover issues from scientific to [...]
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