Community Events

Upcoming Community Events

Past Community Events

11/16/2019 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join director Penny Lane for a screening of her new documentary Hail Satan?, a film about The Satanic Temple, including its origins and grassroots political activism. The film shows Satanists [...]
Penny Lane
11/16/2019 - 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Register for the event here! Held before the film screening at 7pm for Hail Satan?, learn tips and tricks for editing with appropriated footage from the award-winning nonfiction filmmaker, Penny [...]
11/12/2019 - 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Register for the event here! As part of the Sanctuary for Independent Media’s growing Nature LAB, JJ Luceno and Dr. Frank Coughlin are working to establish a central space in [...]
riverkeeper
11/01/2019 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate the 2019 Riverkeeper Water Quality sampling season and the volunteer partners who make it possible to gather samples from the Hudson River Watershed from May [...]
06/08/2019 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The seventh annual end of the season festivities of free food, art and music, featuring a special performance by Fay Victor and Mutations for Justice to launch our Spirit of [...]
05/11/2019 - 2:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join Troy’s bike-friendly community for a delicious homespun burrito dinner complete with daytime rides, special guests, and the always amazing cake auction.  This event benefits Troy Bike Rescue and will [...]
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 [...]
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