In Your Community

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

PBS Kids Day at WKAR | 2020

Jan 24, 2020

FREE Sat. Jan. 25, 2020 | 10am-1pm | Join us at the fourth annual PBS Kids Day at WKAR! Everyone’s favorite big red dog Clifford will be visiting and posing for pictures with all his fans.

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

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
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

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!