Upcoming Events

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Statewide Summer Reading Challenge

All Pennsylvania PBS stations have joined together to host the first statewide summer reading contest! The Summer Reading Challenge invites all children who have just completed K-5th grade to participate. Continue »

Friday, June 1 – Tuesday, July 31

 

PBS Kids Summer of Adventure

PBS Kids Summer of Adventure

The Summer of Adventure is back with screenings of your favorite PBS Kids shows. Join WPSU at The State Theatre, The Ritz Theater, and The Rowland Theatre for special screenings featuring Wild Kratts, Nature Cat, and Splash & Bubbles. These events are free, but registration is required. Continue »

Beginning Sunday, June 3

 

Daniel Tiger and Splash and Bubbles

PBS KIDS Character Library Visits

Your favorite PBS KIDS characters will be visiting your local libraries this summer. Come to meet and greet them and learn about the PA Statewide Summer Reading Challenge, The Great American Read, and upcoming family events. Continue »

Thursday, June 21 – Wednesday, June 27

 

A Taste of Innovation

A Taste of Innovation

Save the date for food, fun, family, and friends—and supporting your favorite public radio station! Continue »

Saturday, September 22, from 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

 

 

Event Highlights

Daniel Tiger with guests at Atloona Curve game

Daniel Tiger at Altoona Curve

Posted on April 23, 2018

On Sunday, April 22, Daniel Tiger visited Altoona Curve to meet with the neighborhood! Visit our Flickr gallery to view photos from the event. Continue »

 

Mr. McFeely

Mister Rogers’ 50th Anniversary with Mr. McFeely

Posted on March 29, 2018

On Saturday, March 24 2018, WPSU partnered with the American Philatelic Society in Bellefonte to celebrate Mister Rogers’ 50th Anniversary with a stamp release dedication with Mr. McFeely! We had visitors come from out of state to celebrate with us. Continue »

 

Chef Nick Stellino

2018 Cooking Demo

Posted on February 12, 2018

Thank you to everyone who attended the Cooking Demo hosted by Chef Nick Stellino! We hope you enjoyed the experience and had a good time! Continue »

 

guests at dinner table holding wine glasses for a toast

2018 Cooking Class

Posted on February 12, 2018

We hope everyone enjoyed the Cooking Class with Chef Grace Pilato this year! Thank you for your kind support. Continue »

 

Super Why costumed character with guests at BJC

Super Why! at Bryce Jordan Center

Posted on January 29, 2018

Super Why! and WPSU visited Bryce Jordan Center on Saturday, January 27, during the Penn State’s Men’s Basketball game. We had a lot of fun! Continue »

 

Science-U-Snowman

Science-U Winter Challenge

Posted on December 7, 2017

What is white as snow and something that can be both a solid and liquid? Find out the answer by trying Science-U Winter Challenge! Check out more details here. Continue »

 

Splash and Bubbles costumes

Eventapalooza 2017 Highlights

Posted on October 24, 2017

More than 900 people visited WPSU studios for our annual open house event on October 22, 2017. Click here to view photos from the event. Continue »

 

Daniel Tiger at Rockhill Trolley Museum

Rockhill Trolley Museum Visit Highlights

Posted on August 1, 2017

WPSU and Daniel Tiger visited Rockhill Trolley Museum again this year! Daniel had lots of fun with everyone who visited! Visit our Flickr page to view photos from the event. Continue »

 

WPSU Tent at Arts Fest

Arts Fest Highlights

Posted on July 13, 2017

WPSU and Nature Cat visited the Central Pennsylvania Festival for the Arts on Wednesday, July 11 for a day of fun and exploration.  Click here to view photos from the event. Continue »

 

Guests pose for a picture with PBS Kids character Jet Propulsion

WPSU Kids’ Day at Delgrosso’s Park

Posted on June 19, 2017

WPSU and Ready Jet Go had some out-of-this-world fun on Saturday, June 16, 2017 for WPSU Kids’ Day at DelGrosso’s Park. Visit our Flickr page to view photos from the event. Continue »

 

A Taste of Innovation

A Taste of Innovation

Posted on May 24, 2017

WPSU would like to thank everyone who supported A Taste of Innovation, a benefit event for WPSU-FM. We had special appearances by Clifford, the Big Red Dog, chef demonstrations, live music and almost 30 food and wine vendors! Visit WPSU’s Flickr stream for photos from the event. Continue »

 

Chef John Folse with guests Carolyn Donaldson and Michael DelGrosso

Connoisseur’s Dinner 2017 Highlights

Posted on February 7, 2017

WPSU would like to thank our sponsors, auction item donors, guests, staff, and volunteers, and especially Chef John Folse for a wonderful evening, and a successful event! Visit WPSU Penn State’s Flickr Gallery for photos from the dinner and cooking demonstration. Continue »

 

Astronaut James Pawelczyk with a young guest at the WPSU Cosmic Carnival

Cosmic Carnival Highlights

Posted on October 24, 2016

Astronaut James Pawelczyk stopped by WPSU studios on Sunday, October 23, 2016 for the WPSU Cosmic Carnival.  Visit WPSU’s Flickr stream for photos from the event. Continue »

 

Conn Dinner ballroom

Connoisseur’s Dinner 2016 Highlights

Posted on February 9, 2016

“Jewels of the Night,” was an evening of enchantment, where James Beard Award–winning Chef Michael Solomonov created a delectable fusion of Middle Eastern, North African, Mediterranean, and Eastern European flavors, based on his signature Philadelphia restaurant, Zahav. Click here to view photos from the event. Continue »