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



Daniel Tiger Visits Philadelphia

Be My Neighbor Day at Widener Library

When: Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 12:00 - 3:00 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.


Daniel Tiger Story Time

Daniel Tiger Story Time

When: Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Where: The Please Touch Museum, 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA 19131

Join your favorite friend in a red sweater at the Please Touch Museum for a morning meet and greet. Grab a book from your friends at WHYY and listen to a story about Daniel Tiger's neighborhood.


Mentorship as a Pathway to Success: Celebrating WHYY's American Graduate Champions

Mentorship as a Pathway to Success: Celebrating WHYY's American Graduate Champions

When: Tuesday, September 27 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

WHYY’s Education Reporter, Avi Wolfman-Arent, will moderate a panel discussion about the impact of mentorship on improving outcomes for students in our community. We will also recognize American Graduate champions, individuals who play an active role in improving educational outcomes for students. A light dinner will be followed by a discussion of issues surrounding school success, mentorship and graduation.


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.


Veterans Coming Home Discussion and Celebration

Veterans Coming Home: Discussion and Celebration

When: Friday, September 30, 2016 from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Where: WHYY Studios: 150 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

WHYY explored the transition of these local service members in the Greater Philadelphia area with our Veterans Coming Home reporting project. Join us for a luncheon celebrating this project. We will screen of some of the interviews featured as a part of the series as well as host a conversation with the producers and journalists behind the project.

Hamilton's America Preview Screening

Tickets for this event are sold out.

When: October 4 from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Where: The Kimmel Center, 300 South Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19102

Join WHYY and the Kimmel Center for an evening celebrating Hamilton, including a preview screening of a documentary about the making of the show and a conversation with Hamilton star and Philadelphia native Leslie Odom Jr.


Exploring the Fresh Air Archives

Exploring the Fresh Air Archives

When: Thursday, October 6, 2016 from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Where: WHYY Studios, 150 N. 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Join us for a Wikipedia edit-a-thon to create or enhance the Wikipedia pages of culturally notable figures who have appeared on Fresh Air with Terry Gross, followed by a behind-the-scenes tour of WHYY studios where guests will listen to selected gems from the Fresh Air archives and talk to the producers of the program.


Design Matters: At Home in a Rowhouse

Design Matters: At Home in a Rowhouse

When: Thursday, October 13, 2016 from 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Where: WHYY Studios, 150 N. 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Join us for a “Design Matters” conversation looking back at the history of the venerable rowhouse and ahead to assess contemporary rowhouse design.


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.


When I'm 65: Panel Discussion and Screening

When I'm 65: Panel Discussion and Screening

When: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Where: WHYY Studios, 150 N. 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

With increasing healthcare costs, pension cuts, and the fate of social security in question, many are left to figure out how to fund retirement on their own. Join WHYY as we explore the psychology, sociology and future of retirement.


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.


Radio Times Live

Radio Times Live!

When: Thursday, November 3, 2016 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Where: WHYY, 150 N. 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Has there even been an election season like this one? In a special pre-election edition of Radio Times, Marty and her guests will take a look at local and national races and break down the fiercest Election Day match ups.


A Prairie Home Companion

A Prairie Home Companion with Host Chris Thile

When: Saturday, November 16, 2016 at 5:45 p.m.
Where: The Academy of Music, 240 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

The recording of the iconic radio show will feature incredible live performances from the show’s new host: Chris Thile. We will also include performances from an from an array of special musical guests—along with a bit of comedy and spoken word.







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