WKAR special events -- Preview screenings, big-screen theatre presentations, fun fundraisers, education workshops, and more.

Pop-Up Stories: Putting Down Roots

Jun 8, 2016
Pop-Up Stories
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Wed. Jun. 29 at 5:30pm at the Allen Market Place |  Have you ever picked up and moved to make a home in a new place? Or stayed put because you’ve felt a sense of belonging? 

CANCELED| Blood Drive | June 14

Jun 8, 2016
American Red Cross

The Red Cross Blood Drive scheduled for June 14 at WKAR has been canceled.

The Grand Concert Series, FREE | The Lansing City Market and WKAR are excited to announce the return of the summer concerts on the riverfront! 

Blood Drive | MSU-WKAR | American Red Cross

May 27, 2016
American Red Cross

Tue. June 14 from 10:00am to 3:45pm in WKAR Studio F | Prevent a summer shortage and consider donating blood to the American Red Cross!

Amanda Pinckney / WKAR

Wed. May, 25 at 6 p.m. at The Robin Theatre | “Let me tell you 'bout the birds and the bees and the flowers and the trees and the moon up above- and a thing called love”... remember that song?

2016 East Lansing Art Festival

May 11, 2016
East Lansing Art Festival

May 20-22 Downtown, East Lansing | Join WKAR at the 2016 East Lansing Art Festival!

Peace Officer
Courtesy of Brad Barber / WKAR-MSU

FREE – Thursday, April 28 , at 7 p.m. | Preview the film and join the conversation on the rising questions about the dangers of increased militarization of American police.  | RESERVE SEATS HERE 

WV CAFEE Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines, and Emissions

Tue. Apr. 19 at 4:00 p.m. at WKAR Studio A | Join us to hear about the research behind the discovery of elevated levels of emissions in some Volkswagen vehicles RESERVE SEATS HERE

Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

April 16 & 17 at the MSU Science Festival | Get a live look at WKAR TV's fun science show at the Curious Crew Roadshow! 

Pop-Up Stories: Lucky Break

Mar 14, 2016
man at microphone
Katie Wittenauer / Residential College in the Arts and Humanities at MSU

Join Current State for a night of stories about the power of a lucky break at the Broad Art Museum on Thursday, March 24 from 6:00-7:30pm. 

Literacy Celebration | Early Childhood

Mar 11, 2016

 Sun., Mar. 13, 1-3:30pm, Hannah Community Center | Join us for an interactive stage show, children’s activities, storytelling, and meet Clifford and Curious George. 

FREE – Thu. Mar.  24 , at 7 p.m. | How might the nation better assure the conditions all young children need for a strong start?  Join us for a film screening and community conversationRESERVE SEATS HERE

Curious Crew Roadshow - Lansing | March 5

Mar 4, 2016
host and kids doing experiment
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Sat. Mar. 5 11:30am to 12:30pm Downtown Lansing Capital Area District Library | Get a live look at WKAR TV's fun science show at the Curious Crew Roadshow!

Pop-Up Stories: Change of Heart

Feb 29, 2016
Collage of people standing at a microphone
Katie Wittenauer / Residential College in the Arts and Humanities at MSU

Join us for another Pop-Up Stories at the MICA gallery on Thursday, March 3rd at 6pm for stories about having a "change of heart." 

WKAR had a large turnout for its recent Indie Lens Pop-Up Event featuring a screening of The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution.