Enjoy WNED PBS KIDS Family Night With Your Children!

Pop the popcorn, gather the juice boxes and make a date for Family Night with your children. It’s easy with a little help from WNED PBS KIDS.

Each Friday, the WNED PBS KIDS Channel brings you special programming for your family. Between 7 pm and 9 pm, you can see some of your favorites from WNED PBS KIDS including movie specials and themed programming. The Family Night specials will repeat again on Saturday and Sunday nights.

You can find all the fun on WNED PBS KIDS Channel 17.3 over the air or on Channel 1276 on Spectrum, Channel 18 on Verizon FiOS and Channel 221 on Comcast Cable. Remember, that you can watch WNED PBS KIDS on your computer, tablet or phone too!

Splash and Bubbles
Odd Squad
Cat in the Hat
Sesame Street
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
Wild Kratts

WNED PBS KIDS Family Night Schedule

Air Dates Subject to Change


The Rhythm and Roots of Arthur | January 24, 2020

On this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night get ready to go on a road trip to the Read Family Farm in the all new musical movie, The Rhythm Roots of Arthur! Pack your bags, buckle your seatbelts, and get ready for an ARTHUR road trip to the family farm! Arthur's Great-Grand Uncle Theo is celebrating his 85th birthday, so the Reads (and Buster) are off to Ohio to join in the festivities. While D.W. and Arthur learn that farm life is a little different than life in Elwood City, Buster worries he may be getting in the way at this family reunion. With the help of Cousin Miles, some llamas, and a little bit of music, they all discover what it truly means to be family. The Arthur double feature continues with Arthur: D.W. and the Beastly Birthday. D.W. is turning five! When her birthday doesn't go as planned, D.W. runs away to the magical island of Ukubonga. Meanwhile, Arthur has skipped her birthday party to go on a school trip to the planetarium - but instead of transporting him into outer space, it transports him 4 years into the future! Find out what happens on #FamilyMovieNight.

To continue the fun try these activities:

Interview family members about their own childhood. Learn about relatives's nicknames, pets, favorite books, and much more with the Arthur Family Fun History game!

Want to host a Pinkperfect party of your own? Invite guests to join you for a Pinkperfect birthday party celebration with printable invitations, decorations and thank you notes from Pinkalicious and Peterrific!

Get creative with this template to create a mask of your favorite Arthur character!

Color and fold this cute party hat.

Before settling in to PBS KIDS Family Movie Night create these tasty Pizza Pop snacks with your PBS KID.

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.


Xavier Riddle Mini-Marathon | January 31, 2020

On this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night it's a Xavier Riddle mini-marathon featuring I am Jackie Robinson/I am Anna Pavlova, I am Mark Leakey/I an Alexander Hamilton, and I am Lou Gehrig/I am Eleanor Roosevelt. Who's that kid who can travel through time? Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum! Find out what happens next on #FamilyMovieNight.

To continue the fun try these activities:

Help your child make the connection between the qualities that make someone an hero and his own capacity for greatness with this advice from PBS Parents.

Several of the historical figures Xavier, Brad, and Yadina meet on their adventures were storytellers themselves. In this activity, your child will use her imagination and practice storytelling by rolling homemade dice to tell a unique story! Play a storytelling game.

In each episode of Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum, Xavier, Brad, and Yadina travel back in time to meet real-life historical figures when they were kids themselves. Just like the historical figures in the series, your child has heroic qualities! Help your child understand what it means to be a hero and that there is a hero in every one of us. Make a hero self portrait.

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.


Let's Go Luna! Friends Around the World | February 7, 2020

On this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night it's a Let's Go Luna! marathon featuring Me and My Elephant/Mukandi's Farm, Nature Calls/Story Story, Lost and Found/Time of Goodbye and More Than All That Jazz/Swamp Pals. Find out what happens with Luna's friends around the world on #FamilyMovieNight.

To continue the fun try these activities:

Let's Go Luna! reminds us of the simple ways we can talk about and celebrate our family heritage. Explore 7 ways to connect your kids to their heritage.

Just as Luna and friends explore new places and cultures in Let's Go Luna!, here's how your family can do that from your own home and neighborhood.

Try this kid-friendly recipe for Onigiri Rece Balls from Japan.

Play the Beading Art Game from Molly of Denali.

Ready for your own adventure? Play Fabuloso's Fantastic Flight game!

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.



PBS KIDS Valentine's Marathon | February 14, 2020

On this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night celebrate Valentine's Day with your favorite PBS KIDS characters! At 7pm it's Pinkalicious & Peterrific Pink Love/Duocorn. It's Valentine's Day in Pinkville! Pinkalicious can't wait to show her classmates just how much she loves them by making homemade collage Valentines out of their favorite things. But when the Valentines are accidentally destroyed, Pinkalicious needs to come up with a creative solution - fast!

Then it's Dinosaur Train Love Day/A New Leaf. Tiny wakes up feeling a little sad. When asked why, she can't really explain it: "Sometimes I just feel sad." To cheer her up, Shiny decides to show her how much she loves her. It goes over so well it starts a love-sharing chain reaction.

At 8pm it's Molly of Denali Valentine's Day Disaster/Porcupine Slippers followed by Cyberchase A Garden Grows in Botlyn. Digit's friend Ren is excited to plan a very special Valentine's Day party at his favorite spot--the beautiful Botlyn Botanic Garden. It's the only garden in all of bustling Botlyn, and he can't imagine having his celebration any place else. But when Ren and the CyberSquad discover the garden isn't available, it's time to improvise. Find out what happens on #FamilyMovieNight.

To continue the fun try these activities:

Play the Beading Art Game from Molly of Denali.

It's time to get creative! Make a sweet gift out of old egg cartons for Valentine's Day. Create a flower lollipop- an easy inexpensive DIY Valentine project. Follow these instructions for salt dough Lovebug Valentine's Day cards.

Try this recipe from PBS Parents for heart apple chips, a crunchy, sweet Valentine's treat.

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.


Odd Squad: Odd Beginnings | February 21, 2020

On this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night don't miss the Odd Squad 1 hour special event, Odd Beginnings. Odd Squad is going global with a whole new team of highly trained agents! Find out what happens on #FamilyMovieNight.

To continue the fun try these activities:

It's time to get creative! Bring the oddtastic world of Odd Squad to life with this 3D shape activity!

Help your child decode their own secret Odd Squad agent number.

Attention Agents! A big blue blob is on the loose in the Odd Squad headquarters. Help capture the blob while building core math skills with the Odd Squad Blob Chase App.

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.


Molly of Denali Mini-Marathon | February 28, 2020

On this weekend’s PBS KIDS Family Night get ready for an adventure in Qyah, Alaska with Molly is an action-packed Molly of Denali Mini-Marathon! First up it's Welcome Home Balto/Snow Jam. When Molly finds out there is no statue of the heroic dog Balto in nearby Nenana, she sets out to remedy the situation and ends up on her own dogsledding adventure. And Molly's basketball team, the Qyah Northern Lights, are planning to dribble basketballs while snowshoeing to raise money to attend a regional basketball tournament in Akiak. Then it's Seal Dance/Snowboarding Qyah Style. When an approaching storm forces Molly, Grandpa Nat, and Mom to make an impromptu landing on the Aleutian island of Atka, Molly makes a new friend who teachers her about Unangax dances and together they learn how to perform a traditional Seal Dance. And inspired by Randall's snowboarding video antics, Molly decides to make her own video to show off "Qyah Style" snowboarding. First step: learning how to snowboard!

In Winter Champions/Hus-Keys Molly and the gang organize an outhouse race to determine who will become "Winter Champions." Now they just have to figure out how to build an outhouse and keep it from tipping over. And after hearing that her Great-Aunt Merna keeps misplacing her keys, Molly decides to create a tutorial video to help Merna train her dog to find them for her. Finally it's Operation Sleep Over/Beneath the Surface.During Molly's sleepover, Grandpa Nat tells Molly, Tooey, and Trini a spooky story about a giant ice worm.Find out what happens on #FamilyMovieNight.

To continue the fun try these activities:

You can explore Molly's village with this interactive game-Explore with Molly.

You may not be able to see the Northern Lights from your house, but you can create a Galaxy in a Jar with with your PBS KID with this activity from PBS Parents.

Continue the fun with the Molly of Denali Podcast. Over eight episodes, Molly and her friend Tooey discover the identity of a mystery creature that has stolen Molly’s birthday cake. Join Molly and the gang and discover what life is like for a typical kid on big adventures in Alaska!

With these printable activities you can help Molly find her way through a maze, learn about animals in Alaska and more.

So pop some popcorn and get ready for Family Movie Night with WNED PBS KIDS 24/7 on TV 17.3/Spectrum Cable 1276/ Verizion FiOS 18 / Comcast Cable 221 or stream on our website.