Events

Healing Herbal Balms at Collard City Growers with Flying Deer Nature Center

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

When: Garden Open Hours, 3:30-5:30 Friday May 26th (balm-making from 4:00-5:00), Where: 3337 6th Avenue Join us for our regular family-oriented garden hours with a special guest! Emma Parrish Post of Flying Deer Nature Center will lead us in a balm-making activity from herbs growing in the garden. We'll get hands on with some fresh […]

Lead in the Soil? A Community Investigation

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

We are investigating lead in North Central Troy, NY! Come to this public meeting to learn how YOU can be a citizen scientist, using easy DIY kits to test soil for lead contamination. At this hands-on, participatory event, you will: This special event is a joint project of NATURE Lab and the Our Soil team […]

People’s Health Sanctuary Potluck

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

We welcome community members, healers, caregivers, healthcare workers and all interested in health to join us for a community meal to connect and learn about ways you can get involved. Bring a dish or snack to share, or just yourself and your ideas and passions! We'll meet outdoors in the NATURE Lab yard, 3319 6th […]

Medicine Garden: Earth Burial

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

This will be the first event in a series related to the establishment and growth of a Medicine Garden in the NATURE Lab yard at the Sanctuary. We will be burying hand-sculpted ollas (clay watering vessels) and planting some of the medicines. This living sculpture will feature four powerful plant allies growing among functional sculptural […]

Freedom Fest 2023

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

Freedom Fest is back! Join us for an outdoor concert and summer celebration featuring artists of the Capital Region who have been inspired by the 50 year history of hip hop music and culture! Performances kick off at 2:00 pm and featuring Victory Soul Orchestra with special guests UND3RSTANDING. The event MC is H Bosh […]

Free

Youth Radio Workshop, Pt.1

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

When young people get behind the mic, we are offered fresh perspectives on the world around us. In this workshop, youth will be guided on creating radio content from idea conception, question development, and recording strategies in part one to editing of recording, header and footer narration, and preparation for broadcast in part two. Participants […]

Event Series Be5 STEM-Xperience Workshops

Be5 STEM-Xperience Workshops

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

Geared at getting students in grades K-8 excited about experiencing STEM, Dr. Emilly Obuya will lead one hour workshops that use a variety of games, activities, and experiential learning to guide youth through their discovery of electrical circuits, coding, chemistry, robotics, and more! Join us on Saturdays all summer long from 10:00 am - 11:00 […]

$15

Forensic River: Community Science & Water Justice with Isidora Fernandez

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

Forensic River is a workshop with artist Isidora Fernandez where we will present a case for protecting life in our streams and rivers. We will also share the various methods of testing water we are involved in at NATURE Lab. We will ask participants to help us make strong arguments for the protection our waterways! […]

Free

Stockbridge-Munsee Sacred Stories & Song

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

Join us for a family-friendly event of stories, songs, and games with Stockbridge-Munsee sharer of knowkedge Shawn Stevens, Flying Deer Nature and Stockbridge-Munsee youth from Bowler, WI. Facilitators and Participating Organizations: Shawn Stevens (Red Eagle) is an enrolled member of the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans. He lives among his people, who are originally from the […]

Event Series Be5 STEM-Xperience Workshops

Be5 STEM-Xperience Workshops

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

Geared at getting students in grades K-8 excited about experiencing STEM, Dr. Emilly Obuya will lead one hour workshops that use a variety of games, activities, and experiential learning to guide youth through their discovery of electrical circuits, coding, chemistry, robotics, and more! Join us on Saturdays all summer long from 10:00 am - 11:00 […]

$15

Healing Day, July 2023

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

People's Health Sanctuary is excited to host the first Healing Day in a monthly series of events. Healing Day is a way to connect with community members, healers, providers and anyone invested in building a robust network for communal health across the Capital District.  We will be offering services from holistic healers, resource sharing by […]

Free

Youth Radio Workshop, Pt.2

When young people get behind the mic, we are given fresh perspectives on stories. In this workshop, youth will work with an adult to develop a story idea, create questions, record and edit an interview which will be aired on Hudson Mohawk Magazine. Youth Sanctuary and Hudson Mohawk Magazine are coming together to offer this […]

Event Series Be5 STEM-Xperience Workshops

Be5 STEM-Xperience Workshops

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

Geared at getting students in grades K-8 excited about experiencing STEM, Dr. Emilly Obuya will lead one hour workshops that use a variety of games, activities, and experiential learning to guide youth through their discovery of electrical circuits, coding, chemistry, robotics, and more! Join us on Saturdays all summer long from 10:00 am - 11:00 […]

$15

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 […]

Event Series Be5 STEM-Xperience Workshops

Be5 STEM-Xperience Workshops

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

Geared at getting students in grades K-8 excited about experiencing STEM, Dr. Emilly Obuya will lead one hour workshops that use a variety of games, activities, and experiential learning to guide youth through their discovery of electrical circuits, coding, chemistry, robotics, and more! Join us on Saturdays all summer long from 10:00 am - 11:00 […]

$15

DE-FENCE Part 1: Medicine in the Margins

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

Join us at NATURE Lab for a multi-sensory drawing and plant-sensing workshop with artist Margaretha Haughwout. We will discover medicinal plants growing in the marginal spaces and edge conditions of the neighborhood, discuss neighborhood environmental health conditions, explore practices connected to territorial defense, and sketch medicinal plants that have historically been used for the immune […]

Healing Day, August 2023

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

People's Health Sanctuary is excited to host the second Healing Day in a monthly series of events. Healing Day is a way to connect with community members, healers, providers and anyone invested in building a robust network for communal health across the Capital District.  We will be offering services from holistic healers, resource sharing by […]

Free
Event Series Be5 STEM-Xperience Workshops

Be5 STEM-Xperience Workshops

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

Geared at getting students in grades K-8 excited about experiencing STEM, Dr. Emilly Obuya will lead one hour workshops that use a variety of games, activities, and experiential learning to guide youth through their discovery of electrical circuits, coding, chemistry, robotics, and more! Join us on Saturdays all summer long from 10:00 am - 11:00 […]

$15
Event Series Be5 STEM-Xperience Workshops

Be5 STEM-Xperience Workshops

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

Geared at getting students in grades K-8 excited about experiencing STEM, Dr. Emilly Obuya will lead one hour workshops that use a variety of games, activities, and experiential learning to guide youth through their discovery of electrical circuits, coding, chemistry, robotics, and more! Join us on Saturdays all summer long from 10:00 am - 11:00 […]

$15

Creative Place-Making on the Hudson: La Retoire “Sediments” Canoe Journey + Lewis Pugh Swim

Ingalls Avenue Boat Launch 1 Ingalls Avenue, Troy, New York, United States

Where: Ingalls Avenue Boat Launch, 1 Ingalls Avenue, Troy, NY Join the Sanctuary and Riverkeeper at Ingalls Avenue Boat Launch in North Troy to celebrate creative engagement with the Hudson River. Le Ratoire is creating a film project entitled “Sediments”. On September 2nd, join us at 11:00-11:30 am as they depart from the Ingalls Avenue […]

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