Events

Caña Dulce y Caña Brava In Concert!

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Caña Dulce y Caña Brava offers a performance which exhibits the dance, poetry, and the traditional attire of Veracruz, Mexico. These noteworthy performers, who are beneficiaries of the Jarocho culture, bring years of experience on both the national and international stages with them. Join us for this exciting performance! *Tickets are priced at $20 for […]

Be The Media! workshop: Creating a Long-Term Media Project

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

“Spaces of Exception” is a film profiling American Indian reservations alongside Palestinian refugee camps. Join us for a Be The Media! workshop with co-director Matt Peterson prior to the screening of “Spaces of Exception,” to learn about the process of creating a long-term media project. "Spaces of Exception" was filmed from 2014 to 2017 in […]

“Spaces of Exception” Film Screening & Discussion

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

“Spaces of Exception” is a film profiling American Indian reservations alongside Palestinian refugee camps, an attempt to understand the significance of the land—its memory and divisions—and the conditions for life, community and sovereignty. The screening is followed by a community conversation with film co-director Matt Peterson and Indigenous and Palestinian guests. 5pm – 6pm: Be […]

Free – $25
Event Series Be5 STEM Club

Be5 STEM Club

People's Health Sanctuary 3319 6th Avenue, 2nd Fl, Troy, New York, United States

Join Dr. Emilly Obuya for our weekly Be5 STEM Club, which takes place in People's Health Sanctuary (NATURE Lab, 2nd Fl)! Be5 STEM Club was formed in 2020 as a STEM enrichment provider for K – 12 students in the Capital District. The term “Be5” represents the company’s philosophy which is to empower students to […]

$25
Event Series Be5 STEM Club

Be5 STEM Club

People's Health Sanctuary 3319 6th Avenue, 2nd Fl, Troy, New York, United States

Join Dr. Emilly Obuya for our weekly Be5 STEM Club, which takes place in People's Health Sanctuary (NATURE Lab, 2nd Fl)! Be5 STEM Club was formed in 2020 as a STEM enrichment provider for K – 12 students in the Capital District. The term “Be5” represents the company’s philosophy which is to empower students to […]

$25

“The Black Woods” Book Talk

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Join author Amy Godine for a book talk on her most recent work, The Black Woods: Pursuing Racial Justice on the Adirondack Frontier. The presentation will be followed by an audience Q&A. The Black Woods: Pursuing Racial Justice on the Adirondack Frontier (2023, Cornell University Press) chronicles the dramatic history of Black pioneers in New […]

Event Series Be5 STEM Club

Be5 STEM Club

People's Health Sanctuary 3319 6th Avenue, 2nd Fl, Troy, New York, United States

Join Dr. Emilly Obuya for our weekly Be5 STEM Club, which takes place in People's Health Sanctuary (NATURE Lab, 2nd Fl)! Be5 STEM Club was formed in 2020 as a STEM enrichment provider for K – 12 students in the Capital District. The term “Be5” represents the company’s philosophy which is to empower students to […]

$25
Event Series HMM Community Radio Days

HMM Community Radio Day

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Community Radio Days take place on the first Monday of every month, bringing interested and producing correspondents together to discuss grassroots news, story ideas, share experiences, and create community. Hudson Mohawk Magazine is for everyone. Drop by to see what it's all about. Hudson Mohawk Magazine (HMM) is a volunteer-produced, local news hour that provides […]

Plant Swap 2024

Collard City Growers 3337 6th Avenue, Troy, New York, United States

Join us for our 2024 Plant Swap at the Collard City Growers garden! This is a free event for the community to get together and exchange plants for the spring season. Stop by to pick up some plants, drop off any extras that you don’t have room for, or just come on by to say […]

Mental Health & Activism, Native Education & Art Workshop

NATURE Lab 3319 6th Ave, Troy, NY, United States

Join us for a day of creation starting with a workshop led by “Mental Health and Activism” Sanctuary Eco-Art Trail resident Rainer Posselt with artist Jillian Hirsch. This participatory workshop will focus on mental health, healing, Native education and creative voice through art. Rainer Posselt will lead community in a participatory art project at NATURE […]

Free – $10
Event Series Be5 STEM Club

Be5 STEM Club

People's Health Sanctuary 3319 6th Avenue, 2nd Fl, Troy, New York, United States

Join Dr. Emilly Obuya for our weekly Be5 STEM Club, which takes place in People's Health Sanctuary (NATURE Lab, 2nd Fl)! Be5 STEM Club was formed in 2020 as a STEM enrichment provider for K – 12 students in the Capital District. The term “Be5” represents the company’s philosophy which is to empower students to […]

$25

DE-FENCE Part 2: The Line Becomes a Territory 

NATURE Lab 3319 6th Ave, Troy, NY, United States

Join us at NATURE Lab for DE-FENCE Part 2: The Line Becomes a Territory with Margaretha Haughwout, who will lead participants in the creation of DE-FENCE, a living participatory art installation at NATURE Lab under the umbrella of the Sanctuary’s growing Eco-Art Trail. For part 2 of DE-FENCE, participants will help install deconstructed fence posts (specially carved with designs […]

Event Series PHS Community Acupuncture

PHS Community Acupuncture

People's Health Sanctuary 3319 6th Avenue, 2nd Fl, Troy, New York, United States

PHS is offering the first People's Health Community Acupuncture as part of our Healing Days.  Community acupuncture is a grassroots model to increase access to acupuncture. It is done in a group setting (about 5 people at a time) in comfortable recliners and uses points mainly in your hands and feet.  The last appointment of the day […]

Event Series Be5 STEM Club

Be5 STEM Club

People's Health Sanctuary 3319 6th Avenue, 2nd Fl, Troy, New York, United States

Join Dr. Emilly Obuya for our weekly Be5 STEM Club, which takes place in People's Health Sanctuary (NATURE Lab, 2nd Fl)! Be5 STEM Club was formed in 2020 as a STEM enrichment provider for K – 12 students in the Capital District. The term “Be5” represents the company’s philosophy which is to empower students to […]

$25

Indigiqueer Media Artist Theo Jean Cuthand: Participatory Radio Workshop

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Join media artist Theo Jean Cuthand for a Be The Media! participatory radio workshop, to focus on Indigiqueer and ecological issues. Using improvisational documentary techniques, the Be The Media! workshop participants will create a short radio play with Theo Jean Cuthand, loosely inspired by Orson Welles' War of the Worlds broadcast but based on the […]

Event Series Be5 STEM Club

Be5 STEM Club

People's Health Sanctuary 3319 6th Avenue, 2nd Fl, Troy, New York, United States

Join Dr. Emilly Obuya for our weekly Be5 STEM Club, which takes place in People's Health Sanctuary (NATURE Lab, 2nd Fl)! Be5 STEM Club was formed in 2020 as a STEM enrichment provider for K – 12 students in the Capital District. The term “Be5” represents the company’s philosophy which is to empower students to […]

$25
Event Series HMM Community Radio Days

HMM Community Radio Day

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Community Radio Days take place on the first Monday of every month, bringing interested and producing correspondents together to discuss grassroots news, story ideas, share experiences, and create community. Hudson Mohawk Magazine is for everyone. Drop by to see what it's all about. Hudson Mohawk Magazine (HMM) is a volunteer-produced, local news hour that provides […]

Event Series Be5 STEM Club

Be5 STEM Club

People's Health Sanctuary 3319 6th Avenue, 2nd Fl, Troy, New York, United States

Join Dr. Emilly Obuya for our weekly Be5 STEM Club, which takes place in People's Health Sanctuary (NATURE Lab, 2nd Fl)! Be5 STEM Club was formed in 2020 as a STEM enrichment provider for K – 12 students in the Capital District. The term “Be5” represents the company’s philosophy which is to empower students to […]

$25

Freedom Fest: Sanctuary Eco-Art Trail Celebration

Freedom Square 35 5th Ave, Troy, NY, United States

Join us for our annual community celebration in Freedom Square with free music, food, games, and the launch of our Eco-Art Trail Walk! We'll start the day with a community BBQ followed by games, art activities, and live music by Jordan Taylor Hill and D.J. Shub! Activities include: Help us keep Freedom Fest free! Donate […]

“Last of James Fenimore Cooper”

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Composer Brent Michael Davids (Mohican/ Munsee-Lenape) has composed a charming quartet about James Fenimore Cooper. Davids, who embraces Indigenous themes and subjects in his music, considers Cooper’s ignorance of native culture in “The Last of the Mohicans” this delightful work for string quartet, featuring members of Albany Symphony. This event is featured as part of […]

Free

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