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



Splash & Bubbles Beach Clean Up at Palmyra Cove Nature Park

Splash & Bubbles Beach Clean Up at Palmyra Cove Nature Park

When: Saturday, September 23, 2017
Where: Palmyra Cove Nature Park, 1335 Route 73 South, Palmyra, NJ 08065

Join your fin-tastic friend Splash for an exciting day of Reeftown Ranger activities including a beach clean up!


Courageous Conversations: Reimagining Race and Education

Courageous Conversations: Reimagining Race and Education

When: Thursday, September 28, 2017
Where: Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, 2800 West Cheltenham Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19150

Race plays out in many ways in our schools, from funding inequity, to conflict, to how students and teachers view themselves and are viewed. How can we confront these issues, which hurt the whole community, and turn them into opportunities for conversation, understanding, and change?


Science Quizzo with The Pulse

Science Quizzo with The Pulse

When: Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Where: PHS uCity Square Pop Up Garden, 36th & Filbert St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Join WHYY’s The Pulse for a special, science themed Quizzo event at PHS’s UCity Square. Enjoy pub snacks and delicious beer and tacos from Café Ynez as Maiken Scott hosts three rounds of question-and-answer trivia set to a funky sci-inspired soundtrack.


Bartram's Garden Boat Tour

Bartram's Garden Boat Tour

When: Sunday, October 8, 2017
Where: Bartram's Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19143

Join WHYY and Bartram’s Garden for an experiential discussion and tour of the garden, community farm and newly opened Bartram’s Mile.


Be My Neighbor Day at Smith Playground

Be My Neighbor Day at Smith Playground

When: Sunday, October 8, 2017
Where: Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse, 3500 Reservoir Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19121

Celebrate the arrival of fall with WHYY and Daniel Tiger at Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse!


OC87 Recovery Diaries: Preview Screening and Panel Discussion

OC87 Recovery Diaries: Preview Screening and Panel Discussion

When: Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Where: WHYY, 150 North 6th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

OC87 Recovery Diaries tells the stories of real and extraordinary individuals dealing with mental health challenges. Join us for a preview screening of the film, followed by a discussion about what it really means to live, work and thrive with mental health challenges.


Community Schools: Changing Philadelphia's Education Landscape

Community Schools: Changing Philadelphia's Education Landscape

When: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Where: WHYY, 150 North 6th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Please join us for an evening where Mayor Jim Kenney will explain how community schools will transform Philadelphia's education landscape. During the evening we will also hear from key stakeholders who will discuss how they think these community schools will give students the support that they need to achieve a high school diploma and how mentorship will play a key role in student success.


The Vietnam War: A Conversation with Director Lynn Novick

The Vietnam War: A Conversation with Director Lynn Novick

When: Thursday, October 12, 2017
Where: WHYY, 150 North 6th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Join us as the director of The Vietnam War series, Lynn Novick, sits down with WHYY’s Laura Benshoff and local individuals from the film to discuss the epic series and share their reflections of history.


Snap Judgment Live

Snap Judgment Live

When: Sunday, October 15, 2017
Where: Temple Performing Arts Center, Lew Klein Hall, 1837 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19122

Snap Judgment Live features dramatic tales and the edgiest new talent, on stage, backed by the Snap Judgment band. Join us for the storytelling phenomenon electrifying audiences nationwide.


Academy Town Square featuring Ken Lacovara on Why Dinosaurs Matter

Academy Town Square featuring Ken Lacovara on Why Dinosaurs Matter

When: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Where: The Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103

At this Academy Town Square, moderated by WHYY’s The Pulse host Maiken Scott, Ken Lacovara of Rowan University will take us back in time and offer the latest ideas about dinosaurs and what their extinction means for humankind.


Be My Neighbor Day at The Franklin Institute

Be My Neighbor Day at The Franklin Institute

When: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Where: The Franklin Institute, 222 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Join us for a science extravaganza at one of the Nation’s premier learning centers. Meet Daniel Tiger while exploring new and beloved exhibitions and participate in fun yet educational programs and themed activities.







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