Dinosaur Big City on WXXI-TV

Mon, 08/22/2011 - 9:00am

Big dinosaurs, big musical numbers and big fun are on the ticket for Dinosaur Big City!

Cleveland Levels Vacant Homes to Revive Neighborhoods

The economically troubled Ohio city is tearing down thousands of empty foreclosed homes in hopes of putting eyesore and dangerous properties back to productive use - perhaps as community gardens, new businesses or even a vineyard.

Health Officials Fret Over Lead Poisoning Numbers

The Monroe County Health Department and the Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning are investigating an increase in area childhood lead poisoning cases in 2010 over the previous year.

Mr. Steve is coming to Rochester!

Tue, 08/23/2011 - 6:00pm

See PBS's Kids' Mr. Steve perform at Seneca Park Zoo. (This event is now SOLD OUT)

Summer Food Program Fights Attendance Drop

The number of kids taking advantage of Rochester's free Summer Foods Program has fallen dramatically. WXXI News looks at what's being done to make sure poor children get the healthy food they need.

PBS NewsHour, Sesame Street & Lessons on Saving

PBS NewsHour's Paul Solman can tell you how to get to Sesame Street - and he can tell you how the children's program approaches teaching kids about saving.

WXXI's "Curious Little Monkey" will be at the Maplewood Rose Festival

Sat, 06/18/2011 - 11:00am

He'll be joined by folks from WXXI who will provide hands-on literacy activities for the kids!

WordGirl’s Ludicrously Literate Library Week! on WXXI-TV

Mon, 07/11/2011 - 4:30pm

Tune in all week long as the vocabulary superhero tackles sequel stealing robots, library late fines, and book club cons in WordGirl's Ludicrously Literate Library Week!

Study Suggests Autism Rate May Be Underestimated

An exhaustive study of autism in one community has found that the disorder is far more common than suggested by earlier research.

Biz Kid$ "The Value Of Money" on WXXI-TV

Fri, 06/03/2011 - 5:30pm

With many currencies around the world, what determines the value of money?