Past Events

Orientation, Circle, and Devices Workshop, May 3, 2014

Oakwood Community Center

313 Tenth Street

1:00 orientation
1:30 circle of offers and requests
2:00 devices workshop

Not yet a member? In order to be fully oriented, you need to attend both the orientation and the circle. After that, you can stay for the devices workshop if you are interested.

Already a member? Come for the circle to meet the new members, and then stay for the devices workshop if you are interested. Current members are also welcome to attend the orientation if they would like a refresher about how Troy Shares works.

Devices workshop: Wondering what kind of device to get? Want to talk to someone who is not a salesperson pushing you to buy their product? Come to learn, or to share what you know, as we talk about devices such as smart phones, GPS, and tablets.

Orientation and Circle, November 12, 2013

Orientation for prospective members starts at 6:30pm at Christ Church United Methodist. Current members are welcome to attend the orientation, or just come for the circle at 7:15pm.

Turkey Trot, November 28, 2013

This year, we once again volunteered at the Turkey Trot.

Troy Shares at the Farmer’s Market, November 9, 2013

Troy Shares members will be at the Farmers Market to talk about the Time Bank. Stop by to say hello, ask questions, or learn how to become a member.

Orientation and Circle, September 12, 2013

Orientation for prospective members starts at 6:30pm at Oakwood Community Center. Current members are welcome to attend the orientation, or just come for the circle at 7:15pm.

Troy Shares at the Farmer’s Market, September 7, 2013

Troy Shares members will be at the Farmers Market to talk about the Time Bank. Stop by to say hello, ask questions, or learn how to become a member.

Orientation and Circle, August 7, 2013

Orientation for prospective members starts at 6:30pm at Oakwood Community Center. Current members are welcome to attend the orientation, or just come for the circle at 7:30pm.

Community Meeting, June 8, 2013

Meeting at Riverfront Park to discuss future directions for Troy Shares.

Troy Shares at the Farmer’s Market, April 27, 2013

Troy Shares members will be at the Farmers Market to talk about the Time Bank. Stop by to say hello, ask questions, or become a member.

Skill share April 14, 2013

Independent Living Center of Hudson Valley
15-17 Third Street, between Fulton and Broadway

3:00 Vegan cheese making
3:00 Tai Chi
3:40 Circle of Requests and Offers
4:30 Braiding rugs
4:30 Making your own cleaning supplies
5:10 Creating a keyhole garden

Skill share, February 10, 2013

3 – 4 pm Circle of Offers & Requests
4:00 Cooking Healthy on the Cheap — Audrey Campbell
4:00 How to Bike in the Winter (or Getting Around on The Cheap) — Andrew Lynn, Tristen Wood, et al
4:40 Community Organizing Basics — Shanna Goldman
4:40 Choosing & Maintaining Garden Tools — Howard Traite
5:20 New Practices for Better Financial Health (or Living on The Cheap) — Debra Lockrow
5:20 Health Panel (Nutrition, Reiki, Herbalism, Homeopathy, Intuitive Counseling, etc.) — Kathleen Boehning, Pati Cumo, et al

Oakwood Kitchen Make-Over, January 26, 2013

Holiday skill share, December 9, 2012

Oakwood Community Center
313 Tenth Street at Hoosick

3:00 Yoga for the Holidays with Ali Kenner
3:00 Baking Cookies! with Connie LaPorta
3:00 Wreath making with Emily Rossier
3:00 Holiday Storytelling & Pageant with Annee Borthwick
4:00 Holiday sing-along
4:00 Medicinal tea bags with Alexandra Prince
4:00 Making beeswax menorah candles with Emily Rossier
4:00 Wrapping Packages with Helen Farnham
5:00 Circle of offers and requests

Skill share, November 11, 2012

Oakwood Community Center
313 Tenth Street at Hoosick

3:00 pm
Restoration Advice on objects and buildings w/ Andrea Daley
Family Sing-along w/ Maddalyn Costelloe & Terry Hayden
Rocket Stove Construction w/ Jim Welch
Troy Shares Orientation w/ members

4:00 pm Circle of Offers & Requests w/ all

5:00 pm
Tai Chi w/ Glen Culbertson
Soap Making w/ Emily Rossier
Psychic Intuitive Counseling w/ Pati Cumo
How to Have a Presence on the Web w/ Calvin Young & Barry Leibson

Green Fair, September 29. 2012

By the river in the Marina District. TRIP is planning to have electronic recycling, sustainability workshops, and booths from several community partners providing visitors with information. We will be tabling… and demonstrating! So far: David B.: two solar ovens cooking brownies and a set-up PV system

Skill Share, September 9, 2012

This is part of Christ Church United Methodist annual block party. Tai Chi Demo? What else? Also a chance to get signed up and oriented…

Skill Share, August 12, 2012

Oakwood Community Center

10th & Hoosick
3 pm
Intro to Kundalini Yoga w/ Ali
Smoking & Grilling w/ Glen
‘Flats & Breaks’ w/ Troy Bike Rescue
4 pm Circle of Offers & Requests

5 pm
Psychic Readings w/ Pat
Natural Bug Repellent w/ Emily R.
Comics-Making for all ages w/ Emily A.
Troy Shares Orientation – Troy Shares Website Tutorial w/ Glen

Dyken Pond Outing, July 8, 2012

Do you have an idea for an activity? Send out a message to the Troy Shares email list and make it happen! Troy Shares is what its members make it.  My idea was to go canoeing at Dyken Pond, so that’s what we did.

Skill Share, June 10, 2012

Offerings at the June 10, 2012 skill share included yogurt-making, cooking for one or two, clothing repair, yoga, psychic readings, and a nature walk.

Skill Share, May 6, 2012

Oakwood Community Center. Yoga, massage and fixing stuff. Good food, good company, nice afternoon. But competing with great weather on a Sunday afternoon in May is tough!

Orientation, February 23, 2012

Thursday, February 23rd 6:00 – 7:30 pm
TAUM (392 2nd St between Jackson & Monroe)
Orientation, January 22, 2012

Sunday, January 22, 2012 4 pm
Christ Church United Methodist
35 State Street, Downtown Troy, NY

Orientation, December 15, 2011

Thursday, December 15th, 2011 — 6 p.m.
Christ Church United Methodist
35 State Street (between 4th & 5th), Troy NY