Family Choice: Nature "Fellowship of the Whales"

Each month, KLRU chooses a program for your family to enjoy together.  This month’s Family Choice program is Nature “Fellowship of the Whales” on Sunday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. The story of the first year of a humpback whale’s life as she learns the lessons of humpback life from her mother. Together, they make the long journey from her birthplace in the suptropical waters in Hawaii to summer feeding grounds in the cold seas off Alaska’s southeast coast. he youngster will meet dangerous orcas and sharks, and playful dolphins and seals.

Family Choice on July 19

KLRU Family Choice
Sunday, July 19, at 4 p.m.
Family Choice web site at klru.org/familychoice

KLRU has great programs for kids and great programs for adults, but it’s not easy to find programs that all family members can enjoy together. Each month, KLRU identifies a Family Choice program from our schedule that will interest and engage family members, ages 7 and up.

This month, KLRU features Peace: The Handraised Polar Bear. On December 2, 1999, a polar bear named Peace was born at Japan’s Tobe Zoological Park. After his mother rejected the cub, zoo keeper Atsuhiro Takaichi took on the task of parenting and subsequently succeeded in hand-raising a polar bear for the first time ever in Japan and just the third time in the world. Peace: The Handraised Polar Bear chronicles five years in the life of the young cub and the caring zoo keeper.

Family Choice: Summer Fun

KLRU Family Choice
Sunday, May 21, from 2 to 6 p.m.

KLRU has great programs for kids and great programs for adults, but it’s not easy to find programs that all family members can enjoy together. Each month, KLRU identifies a Family Choice program from our schedule that will interest and engage family members, ages 7 and up.

This month, KLRU features summer fun documentaries on Sunday, May 31. From 2 to 6 p.m. KLRU will feature: Great Old Amusement Parks, Ice Cream Show, Hot Dog Program, and A Program About Unusual Buildings and Other Roadside Stuff. Find out more about each of these programs at the Family Choice Web site: klru.org/familychoice

KLRU Family Choice

Program: Great Performances
Date: Sunday, Nov. 23
Time: 6 p.m.

Each month, KLRU identifies a Family Choice program from our schedule that will interest and engage family members, ages 7 and up. This month’s Family Choice program is Great Performances “Peter and the Wolf” at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23.

The musical tale Peter and the Wolf is given new life in this innovative new animated interpretation. Those coming to the story for the first time will be delighted with this comic modernization. This Academy Award-winning animated short personified instruments in the orchestra to tell the story of young Peter and his animal friends – the Duck, the Bird, and even a mischievous Cat (represented by an oboe, flute, and clarinet respectively).