WKAR Family

Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

More than 1,500 fans and friends joined WKAR and Abrams Planetarium at the MSU MoonFest in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11.

Be My Neighbor Day | WKAR Family

Jul 23, 2019
Be My Neighbor Day; Sunday, August 11; Impression 5 Science Center; Learn more at wkar.org
Courtesy / WKAR-PBS

FREE – Sun., Aug. 11, 12pm – 3pm at Impression 5 Science Center | Join your neighbors for Be My Neighbor Day!

Courtesy / Mooville

FREE-- Thur. June 20 at 10am at Mooville Quaility Creamery in Nashville, MI | Come one come all! We are teaching all things literacy at the upcoming Reading Carnival. 

Ready Jet Go!; One Small Step, WKAR Family Screener, Thursday, June 13
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FREE -- Thur., Jun. 13 at 7pm at WKAR Studios | Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the first moon landing, by going back to the moon with Ready Jet Go! and WKAR Family! RESERVE SEATS HERE

Russ White MSU Today

Congratulations are in order for WKAR Public Media. Recently, the Michigan Association of Broadcasters named WKAR Michigan Public Television Station of the Year and Public Radio Group One Station of the Year for 2018.


Curious Crew Season 5 cast members
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Mondays beginning February 4 at 5:30pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Get ready to pique your curiosity with the 5th season of WKAR’s Emmy Award-winning science show, Curious Crew

Connect 4 Kids | WKAR In Your Community

Aug 6, 2018
Connect 4 Kids, Save the date! Monday, August 20th 2018, 9:30am-2:00pm, Lansing Center: 333 E. Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48933
Courtesy / City of Lansing

Mon. Aug. 20, 9:30am-2pm at the Lansing Center | Connect 4 Kids is an event for children (K-12) to go back to school feeling great! 

Family Night | PBS KIDS | WKAR Family

Jun 30, 2018
Watch Ready Jet Go! during July Family Night
Courtesy of Wind Dancer Films / PBS

7pm-9pm Fri., Sat., Sun. on WKAR-HD 23.4 | Enjoy July's Family Nights on WKAR PBS KIDS Channel!

Sparty Time! crew
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

"It's Sparty Time!" announces 9-year-old host Sailor, as popular Michigan State University mascot Sparty leads a group of kids through jumping jacks. 

Kids Can Learn STEM Vocabulary Through Play!
Courtesy / WKAR-MSU

WKAR Family produces the fourth and final video within the new video series on STEM vocabulary development through reading. 

Kids Can Think and Talk Like Scientists by Reading!
Courtesy / WKAR-MSU

WKAR Family produces the third video within the new video series on STEM vocabulary development through reading. 

Reading books helps children connect new vocabulary words to real world experiences.
Courtesy / WKAR-MSU

WKAR Family produces the second video within the new video series on STEM vocabulary development through reading. 

Reading aloud with children is a great way to jump-start their literacy development
Courtesy / WKAR-MSU

WKAR Family produces new video series on STEM vocabulary development through reading.

WKAR takes home national awards

Feb 8, 2018
(l-r) Robin Pizzo, WKAR director of education; Susi Elkins, WKAR director of broadcasting and general manager; and Julie Sochay, WKAR content and community engagement manager all honored to accept two awards at the 2017 NETA conference on January 23.
Courtesy / WKAR

WKAR was honored to receive two awards at the 2018 National Education Telecommunications Association (NETA) Conference on January 23 in Washington, DC.

The community celebrates the birthday of WKAR Family and the PBS KIDS 24/7 Channel!
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

On Saturday, January 27 nearly 800 children, parents and families celebrated the first birthday of WKAR Family and the PBS KIDS 24/7 channel at PBS KIDS Day at WKAR!

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