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KLRU plans week-long 50th anniversary celebration

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Austin 360

KLRU anniversary events

Austin's PBS station has planned a weeklong 50th anniversary celebration. Some events require an RSVP at klru.org.

¦ ‘America Revealed' screening

When: 7 p.m. April 23

Where: KLRU Studio 6A

Cost: Free; RSVP required

Preview of PBS series offering a behind-the-scenes looks at a variety of industries. Host Yul Kwon attends.

¦ Spark: KLRU's Engaging Speaker Series: ‘How Do You Get To Sesame Street?'

When: 6:30 p.m. April 24

Where: ACL Live

Cost: $45

Sesame Workshop's Miles Ludwig talks about how technology can help children learn.

¦ ‘Austin City Limits' taping with Bon Iver

When: 9 p.m. April 25

Where: ACL Live

Cost: Limited number of free public tickets available Monday

¦ ‘UT Blackademics'

When: 7 p.m. April 26

Where: KLRU Studio 6A

Cost: Free; RSVP required

University of Texas professors discuss topics of relevance to the area's black community.

¦ Masterpiece Mystery!: ‘Sherlock' second season preview

When: 7:30 p.m. April 27

Where: KLRU Studio 6A

Cost: Free; RSVP required

Sneak preview of new episodes that debut in May.

¦ Dia de los Niños/Dia de los Libros

When: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 28

Where: Austin Public Library, 5803 Nuckols Crossing Road

Cost: Free

Appearances by PBS characters, plus free books and educational materials in English and Spanish.

¦ PBS Kids Go! writing contest

When: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. April 28

Where: Austin Public Library, 5803 Nuckols Crossing Road

Cost: Free

Local winners of the PBS Kids Go! writing contest announced.

¦ KLRU birthday party

When: Noon to 4 p.m. April 29

Where: Second Street District, Downtown Austin

Cost: Free

Appearances by PBS characters, storytime, crafts and dance demonstrations.

Source: KLRU