Events

Welcoming “Ilopango, the Volcano that Left:” Community Celebration

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Join us to honor the passing of Ilopango, the Volcano that Left and celebrate creative place-making along the Mahicannituck (Hudson River)! This community gathering is for all people who love the Sanctuary, who love art and creative placemaking, and who love the Hudson River! This celebration marks the moment that the monumental sculpture Ilopango, the Volcano that Left by Beatriz Cortez, onboard the […]

Event Series Hudson Mohawk Magazine Open Hours

Hudson Mohawk Magazine Open Hours

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Hudson Mohawk Magazine (HMM) is radio for the community, by community volunteers. If you are curious about the radio and have questions, if you're interested in getting involved, or if you need some support in production, these open hours are a perfect time to come to the main Sanctuary space to work directly with HMM […]

Mohican Medicine for the Winter Months

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

Misty Cook, M. S. of the Stockbridge-Munsee Community, works with plant medicines. Misty continues to pass on traditional knowledge by teaching, giving presentations, and through her book Medicine Generations. During this event, we will learn from Misty about history of the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans Medicines and how her people preserved them. Misty will focus on the Medicines […]

$10

Event Series Hudson Mohawk Magazine Open Hours

Hudson Mohawk Magazine Open Hours

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Hudson Mohawk Magazine (HMM) is radio for the community, by community volunteers. If you are curious about the radio and have questions, if you're interested in getting involved, or if you need some support in production, these open hours are a perfect time to come to the main Sanctuary space to work directly with HMM […]

Annual North-Central Troy Interfaith Holiday Justice and Peace Celebration

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

The Sanctuary for Independent Media invites you and your loved ones to join us for our annual North-Central Troy Interfaith Holiday Peace and Justice Celebration! On December 9th, from 2PM - 4PM, we will gather in the Sanctuary Main Space where free food will be provided, along with: From 4PM - 5PM, we will gather […]

“Israelism” Film Screening

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

In the spirit of cross-cultural learning and understanding, the Albany Chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace alongside our co-sponsors, are excited to host an in person screening of Israelism followed by a community discussion at The Sanctuary for Independent Media. Created by two first-time Jewish filmmakers who followed the experience of two young American Jews, Israelism provides […]

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.  This is our first session, the […]

Event Series FEMeeting Sister Labs

FEMeeting Sister Labs: Artist Presentations

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Join FEMeeting Sister Labs, a conference bringing together women in art, science and technology, for two days of speakers, workshops, and community activities. NATURE Lab hosts FEMeeting Sister Labs right here in North Central Troy, NY, welcoming local and international artists, scholars, students and community members. All are welcome for this exciting weekend of events! […]

Event Series FEMeeting Sister Labs

FEMeeting Sister Labs: Workshops

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Join FEMeeting Sister Labs, a conference bringing together women in art, science and technology, for two days of speakers, workshops, and community activities. NATURE Lab hosts FEMeeting Sister Labs right here in North Central Troy, NY, welcoming local and international artists, scholars, students and community members. Schedule:April 5, 7:00pm - 9:30pm: Speakers April 6, 9:00am […]

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 […]

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 […]

$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

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

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! Where: 3337 6th Ave, Troy, NY 12180 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, […]

Community Garden Work Day

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

Where: 3337 6th Ave, Troy, NY 12180 Community Work & Play Days will happen on 3rd Fridays from 3:30-5:30 pm from May through October. We will offer a range of workshops, drop in activities for families, and guided hands-on garden tasks. Stay tuned for updates! We will be open for regular garden hours every Friday. […]

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 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

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