WXXI Events

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 4:00pm - Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 7:00pm

Join WXXI Education, Finger Lakes Institute, & Delta Environmental for a FREE professional development series! The sessions will provide preK-2nd grade teachers with free classroom resources focused on environmental conservation and marine biology.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Educators: Attend a virtual event with your class with filmmaker Lynn Novick,  for an in-depth look at the Vietnam War era through her latest documentary THE VIETNAM WAR. Pose class questions, take polls and screen segments from the program during the conversation.

Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Join PBS Stories of Service for a national Online Live Screening & Chat of Almost Sunrise using the OVEE platform.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join WXXI and the Golisano Foundation for a special presentation of Dina, a love story about a couple who are differently abled.

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Explore James Baldwin’s unfinished book about race in America in this Oscar-nominated documentary.

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

This film explores the pivotal role historically black colleges and universities have played over the course of 150 years in American history, culture, and identity. 

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

With intimate and unprecedented access, Peter Bratt's Dolores tells the story of Dolores Huerta, among the most important, yet least-known, activists in American history.

Recent Events

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 8:00am - 1:00pm

An amazing collection of furniture, office equipment, and a selection of items one might only find at a public broadcasting station.

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Join WXXI Kids and our friends, Splash and Bubbles, as we share ways we can all get involved in taking care of our environment during this free family fun-day event!

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

WXXI's Education Department invites PreK-12th grade teachers and school professionals to an evening of learning and networking!

Ongoing Events

Podcast: Vietnam War Conversations during a special broadcast of Connections with Evan Dawson from The Little Theatre on August 24, 2017.


The 1968 My Lai massacre, its cover-up, and the soldiers who broke rank to halt the atrocities. Watch On-Demand


In October 1967, in a jungle in Vietnam, a Viet Cong ambush nearly wiped out an American battalion, prompting some in power to question whether the war might be unwinnable. On a campus in Wisconsin, a student protest against the war spiraled out of control, marking the first time that a campus anti-war demonstration had turned violent. Watch On-Demand

WXXI Travel Club Event!

Sunday, March 18th - Wednesday, March 28th

Join WXXI and Evan Dawson as we set out for Spain’s “jewels” – the three fascinating cities of Madrid, San Sebastian and Barcelona.