In Your Community

Events and happenings in the Michigan Capital Region hosted by or in partnership with WKAR.

The First Rainbow Coalition | Indie Lens Pop-Up

Nov 25, 2019
Indie Lens Pop-Up First Rainbow Coalition
Indie Lens Pop-Up

7pm THU. DEC. 12 at WKAR | The new film charts the legacy of a groundbreaking multiethnic alliance that changed the face of 1960s politics. Join the conversation!

Poldark Season Finale WATCH PARTY!

Nov 14, 2019

The series finale of Poldark, the hit PBS series starring Aidan Turner as the heroic Ross Poldark, airs Sun., Nov. 17, at 9 p.m. on WKAR-HD. Want to watch it with other Poldark fans? Join us at WKAR for a POLDARK WATCH PARTY!

Courtesy / PBS KIDS

FREE -- Sat., Nov. 16, 1pm – 4pm at the MSU Museum on the MSU Campus | Explore the MSU Museum and enjoy a special screening of “Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum.” 

The Forever Chemicals | WKAR & DPTV Special Screening

Oct 17, 2019
Courtesy / Great Lakes Now

FREE – Thu. Oct. 24, 7pm at WKAR | Join the conversation as WKAR and DPTV present a free screening of the Great Lakes Now documentary The Forever Chemicals. | RESERVE SEATS HERE

2019 Teddy Bear Picnic | In Your Community

Sep 30, 2019
Courtesy / MSU College of Human Medicine

FREE -- Sat., Oct. 5, 11am - 3pm at Field #3 on Service Road | Join WKAR Family and the MSU College of Human Medicine for the 2019 Teddy Bear Picnic!

WATCH LIVE: Raúl Juliá - Conversation and Q&A FREE – Thu. Oct. 10, 7pm at WKAR | Join the conversation as WKAR presents a free screening of the American Masters documentary examining the life and career of renowned actor Raúl Juliá. Q & A with filmmaker Ben DeJesus. | RESERVE SEATS HERE

International Literacy Day 2019 | Sun. Sept. 8

Sep 4, 2019
Many books on table
WKAR-MSU

Sunday, Sept. 8 | Join us as we celebrate International Literacy Day!

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!

MSU MoonFest | Summer of Space

Jul 19, 2019
MSU MoonFest; July 19-21; Abrams  Planetarium
WKAR

FREE -- July 19 - July 21 at Abrams Planetarium | Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the first moon landing, with WKAR and Abrams Planetarium at the MSU MoonFest!

Schedule | MSU MoonFest | Summer Of Space

Jul 19, 2019
PBS

MSU MoonFest Schedule | Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the first moon landing, with WKAR and Abrams Planetarium at the MSU MoonFestMORE ABOUT MSU MOONFEST

Earle Robinson photo
WKAR-MSU

This year, the capital region lost a local sports broadcasting legend and WKAR lost a close friend. For 39 years, Earle Robinson was the host of WKAR’s SportsTalk until his retirement in 2013. Robinson passed away at the age of 71 in May. WKAR's Karel Vega was joined by Al Martin, host of WKAR’s Current Sports to discuss Robinson's upcoming Celebration Of Life and his legacy.

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
Courtesy / PBS

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

2019 East Lansing Art Festival

Apr 29, 2019
Curious Crew memebers at the East Lansing Art Festival
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Sat. May 18 – Sun. May 19 in  Downtown East Lansing | Come visit your friends from WKAR at the 2019 East Lansing Art Festival!

Charm City | Indie Lens Pop-Up

Apr 23, 2019
Courtesy of Andre Lambertson / PBS-Independent Lens

FREE – Thu. May 9, 7pm at WKAR | View a special screening and join the conversation. RESERVE SEATS HERE

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