Community Events

Upcoming Community Events

Past Community Events

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 [...]
05/18/2013 - 05/19/2013 - 7:00 pm - 3:00 am
++TBR BIKEFEST FUNDRAISER - THIS SATURDAY!++atThe Sanctuary for Independent Media3361 6th Avenue in North Troy Come on out and support your local community bike project on May 18th. There's something [...]
03/22/2013 - 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Connecting with the Land art exhibit opening with special guests from the Produce Project and Agricultural Stewardship Association! Reception food prepared by Produce Project and KitchenSanctuary Meet the youth photographers [...]
03/22/2013 - 03/24/2013 - 8:00 pm - 5:00 pm
We are entering a great crisis, perhaps the greatest in history, with a collapsing economic system, endless war, and looming over it all, the disintegration of ecosystems and climate chaos. [...]
05/19/2012 - 5:00 pm
1-5 PM Neighborhood meet & greet Join North Troy Environmental Education Consortium partners Troy Bike Rescue, Collard City Growers, Missing Link Street Ministry and Youth Media Sanctuary as they prepare for another [...]
04/04/2012 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Media Alliance and iEAR Presents! sponsored event at: Market Block Books, 290 River Street, Troy, NY (please note: this event is not at the Sanctuary!) April 4, 2012 4:00 PM [...]
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