WXXI Events

Recent Events

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 9:00am - 9:00pm

Move to Include spotlights people of differing abilities and disability issues - including education, healthcare, housing, recreation, employment and local efforts to support inclusion - through television, radio, news, special events, and social media. The initiative works to inspire and motivate people to embrace different abilities and include all people in all aspects of community life.

Sunday, June 21, 2020 - 1:00pm - 5:30pm

This Father’s Day WXXI and the Rochester Red Wings take viewers back to the last regular season game played at Silver Stadium. 

Sunday, June 21, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:00pm

Make Music Rochester will be bringing the music VIRTUALLY this year and feature graduating senior recitals.

Ongoing Events

Watch Opioids from the Inside on-demand to follow the journeys of three women and their families, whose lives have been forever changed as result of their addiction to opioids.

Join WXXI as we continue to be citizen scientists and observe our community through a special ongoing WXXI Community Observation Challenge!

Do you use apps to explore the outdoors with your kiddos? Check out some of our FAVORITE nature-exploring apps that work well with young children!

Citizen science typically refers to research collaborations between scientists and volunteers, particularly (but not exclusively) to expand opportunities for scientific data collection and to provide access to scientific information for community members.


WXXI’s Celebrate 2020 proudly features moments in women’s history that had their roots and connections to Rochester. Watch On-Demand and also see the profiles on WXXI-TV.

Behind the scenes at a zoo can be wild and crazy!  Join Jen to find out what it takes to be a zookeeper – hint:  sometimes you have to clean up poop.


Have you ever wondered why chocolate tastes so delicious? Jen finds out how science and creativity help chocolatiers create works of art that you can eat.


Professional athletes are known for being in top shape, but who helps keep them that way?  Jen meets a professional baseball athletic trainer to find out how he’s a part of the game. 


Learn about the career of a wildlife technician. What do they do? Are they outdoors all the time? You'll find out!


Twirling, spinning, and jumping - Jen puts on her dance shoes to learn how much STEM is involved in being a dance teacher.

WXXI Travel Club Event!

Sunday, October 18th - Monday, October 26th

Join WXXI for a trip from Memphis to New Orleans aboard the American Queen – October 18-26, 2020!

This trip has been CANCELLED.