WHYY Events Calendar

WHYY Events Calendar

WHYY events connect you to the best that public media and the region have to offer, including meet-and-greet opportunities with your favorite personalities like Ira Glass, Terry Gross and yes, Daniel Tiger; film screenings; policy forums; tastings; trolley tours; and much, much more. Not a WHYY member? Join today!



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Complete WHYY Events Calendar



Commonspace Live: Targeted

Commonspace Live: Targeted

When: Friday, May 26th at 8 p.m.
Where: FringeArts, 140 North Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19106

If you’ve ever been an outsider, you know what it feels like to wear a target on your back. Witness the sobering reality of a country divided as you hear provocative personal accounts about Americans under fire.


Pitch! Commonspace Auditions

Pitch! Commonspace Auditions

When: Saturday, May 27th at 1 p.m.
Where: William Way LGBTQ Community Center, 1315 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

WHYY and First Person Arts are looking for stories to be featured on Commonspace, our collaborative radio show, podcast, and live event series responding to the pressing issues of our time. Come tell your provocative, heartwarming or remarkable story for a chance to be featured!


Pitch! Commonspace Auditions

Pitch! Commonspace Auditions

When: Wednesday, May 31st at 5 p.m.
Where: United Bank, 3750 Lancaster Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104

WHYY and First Person Arts are looking for stories to be featured on Commonspace, our collaborative radio show, podcast, and live event series responding to the pressing issues of our time. Come tell your provocative, heartwarming or remarkable story for a chance to be featured!


Daniel Tiger at Washington Crossing

Daniel Tiger at Washington Crossing

When: Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Where: Washington Crossing Park, 112 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA 18977

Daniel Tiger is visiting historic Washington Crossing Park. Join your favorite friend in a red sweater for an afternoon full of grr-ific activities including a special storytime at the historic site where George Washington crossed the Delaware River.


Real Boy

Free Film Screening: Real Boy

When: Thursday, June 8, 2017 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Where: The National Liberty Museum, 321 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

WHYY partners with different community groups to host screenings of documentary films from the Indie Lens Pop-Up series. The fourth film in our series is Real Boy.


WHYY Celebrates Fresh Air 30th Anniversary Special with Seth Meyers

WHYY Celebrates Fresh Air 30th Anniversary Special with Seth Meyers

When: Friday, June 9, 2017 from 8:30 - 10:00 p.m.
Where: The Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19102

Get ready for an evening of laughter, memories and no-holds-barred candor as beloved host Terry Gross and The Late Night Show’s Seth Meyers celebrate Fresh Air’s 30th anniversary.


The Story of China

The Story of China

When: Monday, June 19, 2017 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Where: WHYY, 150 North 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Experience the culture and history of one of the world’s oldest civilizations during a preview screening for The Story of China, a new documentary from acclaimed historian Michael Wood.


Summer Native Plants Preview with Mike McGrath

Summer Native Plants Preview with Mike McGrath

When: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Where: The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagys Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128

Join You Bet Your Garden host Mike McGrath as he previews the perennials, shrubs, vines and trees that bloom during warm weather months. Discover native plants perfect for local gardens as you explore the Schuylkill Center’s 340-acre Roxborough property.


Brooke Gladstone with Radio Times

Brooke Gladstone with Radio Times

When: Monday, July 10, 2017 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Where: WHYY, 150 North 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Grab a behind-the-scenes view as Radio Times' Marty Moss-Coane interviews Brooke Gladstone, co-host of WNYC’s On the Media.







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