WXXI Past Events Archive

These are events that have been featured in the past on the WXXI website. It is not a complete list of all events. For current events, please visit our main WXXI Events page.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join WXXI Education and our partners for a special virtual Community Summit on Sesame Street in Communities. 

This event has been POSTPONED.

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

PBS Books is hosting a Book Club Conversation on Ernest Hemingway in conjunction with the new PBS series, HEMINGWAY.

Monday, March 29, 2021 - 6:00am - Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 5:00pm

Celebrating Ernest Hemingway's work and life, PBS Books hosts a virtual exhibition on PBSBooks.org

Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

PBS Books continues to present its Trailblazing American Women Writers Project with poet, writer, and activist Sonia Sanchez.

Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join WXXI Education and The Local History & Genealogy Division of the Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County for a special virtual screening and chat about the Finding Your Roots Series with a focus on conducting family history by people of color. Learn about local resources and local stories.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Together Classical, WXXI, and Gateways Music Festival bring you a special online event commemorating Black History Month.

Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:15pm

Series Host and Executive Producer Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and PBS Chief Programming Executive Sylvia Bugg discuss the upcoming PBS special The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Watch this film that examines the lives of five young people who live with autism spectrum disorder and then join us for a virtual panel discussion.

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Learn more about Elizebeth Friedman from American Experience's The Codebreaker, and her lasting legacy in cryptology and STEM at this virtual event.

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs host this half-hour, virtual special for young people to engage in the critical issues they are facing after an historic election.