WXXI Events

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 12:01am - 11:59pm

Support WXXI's educational programs by participating in this one-day giving event.

Recent Events

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Inspired by the documentary: The Pilgrims, American Experience presents a discussion sharing Native American perspectives on the arrival of European settlers in New England 400 years ago.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month: Tribal Sovereignty and Home: A Special Live Stream Panel Discussion on November 17 8PM ET from Vision Maker Media and World Channel

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

America’s Test Kitchen and Cook’s Country host Julia Collin Davison presents a LIVE virtual demo on how to make her favorite cocktails!

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.

The December issue of WXXI's section in CITY featured 31 things to do throught out the month. Here's the list with links to the complete details.

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!

The PBS Asian Americans 5 episode series shows the impact and contributions of Asian Americans, the fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the United States. Watch the full series on PBS LearningMedia.

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.