New Healthy Spin on an Old Children's Classic

The Rochester Children's Theatre is giving a classic children's tale a new twist with "Sweet House" - a musical version of Hansel and Gretel.

Angelina's Holiday Treats on WXXI-TV

Sat, 12/24/2011 - 6:30pm

Find out what happens when Angelina and Marco overindulge in candy canes and fruit cake before dancing in a holiday showcase.

Toy Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The National Toy Hall of Fame announced three new inductees: Dollhouse, Hot Wheels and the blanket.


WXXI Need to Know Rochester Special: Childhood Obesity

In a special edition of Need to Know Rochester, WXXI News examines whether the community's efforts to fight childhood obesity are paying off.

Need to Know Rochester Special: A Challenge for Rochester Schools

This week on Need to Know Rochester, an encore presentation of our special program on the plight of black male students in the Rochester City School District.


Rochester After School Programs Get National Recognition

A new national report highlights Rochester as one of the most advanced cities for developing afterschool programs for youth.

WordGirl and SuperWhy are coming to town

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 10:00am

Join WXXI at The Strong for the Museum's Superheroes Weekend, where you'll meet WordGirl and Super Why!

Growing Hope Against Hunger on WXXI-TV

Sun, 10/09/2011 - 7:00pm

During a food drive on Sesame Street, Elmo learns how the struggle with hunger affects a new friend, Lily.

A Challenge to Rochester Schools (2011) On-Demand


Need to Know Rochester: A Challenge to Rochester Schools(2011) focuses on the plight of black male students in the Rochester City School District. They make up a significantly disproportionate number of the students being expelled or referred to special education. And they're much more likely than other students to dropout before earning their diplomas. We'll examine why this is happening, and what might help these boys succeed in school. Watch On-Demand


Toy Hall of Fame Announces Finalists

The National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong has announced the twelve finalists for induction at a ceremony coming in November.

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