WXXI Events

Upcoming Events

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

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

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an educator webinar (preK-12) from PBS Learningmedia on how to integrate digital tools and public media into your classroom.

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Join WXXI and its partner, Friends of Ganondagan, for a free screening of this film that follows a team of archaeologists, scientists and historians to reveal colonial America’s Spanish roots.

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.

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

This film revolves around the divergent stories of several residents of Henry County, Kentucky who each face difficult choices that will dramatically reshape their relationship with the land and their community.

Recent Events

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Register for a series of FREE Teacher webinars on marine science for preK-2nd grade educators. 

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Central Library of Rochester is hosting monthly PBS POV Monthly Screenings.

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.

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.