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!



WHYY Event Series



Complete WHYY Events Calendar



All the Difference Preview Screening

All the Difference Preview Screening

When: Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: WHYY, Independence Mall West, 150 North Sixth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

In the eye-opening documentary, All the Difference, Academy Award-nominated producer/director Tod Lending follows the lives of two South Side Chicago teens over five years as they defy these statistics by graduating high school and pursuing a higher education. The young men's stories provide a voice to the many low income Americans and first generation college students who face steep challenges on their path to higher education.


Exploring the Reading Viaduct

Reimagining Pennsylvania's Industrial Spaces

When: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Reading Viaduct Pop-Up Garden, N. 10th St. and Hamilton St., Philadelphia, PA 19123

Join WHYY and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society for an exciting and hopeful discussion about the future of Philadelphia’s Industrial spaces with civic and social leaders at the forefront of re-inventing cities.


Daniel Tiger Visits Philadelphia

Be My Neighbor Day at Johnson's Corner Farm

When: Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Where: Johnson's Corner Farm, 133 Church Road, Medford, NJ 08055

All aboard! Daniel Tiger is coming to your neighborhood! Join your favorite friend in a red sweater at Johnson's Corner Farm for an afternoon full of grr-ific activities celebrating reading and young readers as they prepare for the new school year.


Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War

Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War

When: Monday, September 19, 2016 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Where: WHYY, Independence Mall West, 150 North Sixth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Join WHYY for a screening of the riveting documentary, Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War, a new film by Executive Producer Ken Burns. Tom Hanks and Marina Goldman bring Waitstill and Martha's story to life in this in-depth look at the couple's response to the injustices of the Holocaust. Burns talks to Holocaust survivors who were saved by the Sharps and asks what this all means for the U.S. today.


Save the Date: Responding to Trauma

Voices in the Family: Responding to Trauma

When: Thursday, September 22, from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Fitts Auditorium, University of Pennsylvania School of Law, 3501 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

In this thought-provoking event, Dr. Dan Gottlieb and the University of Pennsylvania Law School’s Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law will examine Post Traumatic Stress and how individuals respond to various traumas. This special will be recorded for future broadcast on WHYY-FM.


Daniel Tiger Visits Philadelphia

Be My Neighbor Day at Widener Library

When: Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Where: 2808 West Lehigh Avenue Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19132

All aboard! Daniel Tiger is coming to your neighborhood celebration! Join your favorite friend in a red sweater at the Widener Library for an afternoon full of grr-ific activities celebrating reading and young readers as they prepare for the new school year.


Youth Town Hall

Youth Town Hall

When: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Where: WHYY Studios: 150 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Join WHYY, in partnership with 900AM WURD, for our Youth Town Hall as we turn the microphones over to civically engaged teens and young adults to hear their thoughts and opinions on the issues affecting their lives.


Hamilton's America

Save the Date: Hamilton's America Preview Screening

When: October

WHYY is hosting a preview screening of the PBS Fall Arts Festival documentary Hamilton’s America featuring an intimate behind-the-scenes look at the Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda and his artistic colleagues as they developed the groundbreaking musical.


African American History Tour of Washington D.C

African American History Tour of Washington D.C.

When: Sunday, October 16, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Bus tour picks up at WHYY Studios, 150 N. 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Join WHYY for a once in a lifetime tour of the newly opened Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture hosted by Dr. James Peterson, of the WHYY podcast The Remix.


An Afternoon at Tyler Arboretum

An Afternoon at Tyler Arboretum

When: Sunday, October 30, 2016 from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Where: The Tyler Arboretum, 515 Painter Road, Media, PA 19063

Join WHYY for an afternoon at the breathtaking landscape of the Tyler Arboretum, where we’ll celebrate the variety of local food and drinks produced in Delaware County.


WHYY Member Day at Diggerland

WHYY Member Day at Diggerland

When: Spring 2017
Where: 100 Pinedge Ct, West Berlin, NJ 08091

Join WHYY for a special member day at Diggerland! Registration is not open yet, but you can sign up to be notified here.


More family-friendly offers & events from WHYY



Discounted Sesame Place Tickets

Discounted Sesame Place Tickets

When: Tickets expire in January of 2017
Where: Sesame Place, 100 Sesame Rd, Langhorne, PA 19047

Experience the WHYY programming you love at Sesame Place! WHYY is offering an exclusive 50% ticket discount to our members. Check out the whirling rides, splashy water slides, toe-tapping shows starring everyone's favorite furry friends and the new Neighborhood Birthday Party Parade.







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