Catch up on the latest PIC news or learn about an upcoming event. As a part of its mission, the Parent-Infant Center organizes several family-focused events throughout the year that are open to the community. Take a look!

ArtStart 2016 Auction Preview

Hand-crafted chess set made by the Dragontails for ArtStart 2016
With over 100 items up for auction, there is bound to be something just for you, such as:

Eagles vs the Falcons from Executive Seats

Stay in Stowe, Vermont

Top-secret review meal with Craig LaBan

"Tax Day" Progressive Dinner

Lots of Birthday Party Packages

Poconos Long Weekend

Dad's Hat Whiskey Distillery Tour for 10

Week in Buenos Aires

Or maybe one of these:


Children's Theater and Lunch
Donor: Arden Theatre and Ants Pants Cafe

Garden Tour for Two and Dinner
Donor: Chanticleer and Jules Thin Crust

Four Museum passes
Donor: Garden State Discovery Museum

4 Tickets to Our Movie-Goer Experience
Movie Tavern is revolutionizing the way America experiences eating, drinking and cinema. Take the family or go on a double date with four vouchers. Popcorn included!
Donor: Movie Tavern

Passes for 4 to the Museum
Donor: National Museum of American Jewish History

Admission for Four
Donor: National Constitution Center

Nutcracker Tickets for 4
Donor: Pennsylvania Ballet

Orchestra Seats for Two
Donor: Philadelphia Orchestra

Family Climbing Package
Donor: Philadelphia Rock Gyms

4 Tickets to the Historic Estate
Donor: Winterthur Museum


Tickets for 2 to the Arden
Donor: Arden Theatre Company

Tickets for 2 to a Fall Series Performance
Donor: BalletX

4 Passes to the Brandywine Museum
Donor: Brandywine River Museum of Art

BKL Photo Shoot
Donor: Bryan Karl Lathrop Photography

4 Tickets to the Children's Garden
Donor: Camden Children's Garden

Pottery Set for Tea
Donor: Deirdre Woods

A Sock Monkey for You
Donor: Elizabeth Zack

Dance Classes with Gwendolyn Bye
Donor: Gwendolyn Bye Dance Center

Membership and 2 Tours
Hidden City Philadelphia pulls back the curtain on the city’s most remarkable places.
Donor: Hidden City Philadelphia

Hike in the Wissahickon
Sign up your child for this great outdoor adventure with longtime PIC teachers.
Donor: Joann Schock & Christel Urmenyhazi

Stroll In The Garden for 2
Donor: Longwood Gardens

Attend the Marriage of Figaro on May 5
Donor: Opera Philadelphia

Dance Lessons for a Year
Donor: PhilaDanco

Gift Certificate for a Class
Donor: Philly Art Center

Museum Passes for Two
Donor: The Academy of Natural Sciences

Child's Party at Ambler Theater
Donor: Ambler Theater


Musical Entertainment at a Party
Keep the kids entertained at your next party for children or grownups with 90 minutes of children's stories, art, and music movement presented by PIC teacher Kia Knight.
Donor: Kia Knight

Children's Yoga at a Party
Donor: Lily Cavanagh

Gift Card for a platter from Khadijah's Treats
A platter or gift baskets of chocolate specialties including chocolate-covered strawberries and pretzels, cupcakes, and cake pops made by PIC teacher Monica Williams.
Donor: Monica Williams

Child's Skating Party
Donor: Penn Ice Rink

Birthday at the Playground
Donor: Smith Playground

Party in a Basket
Donor: University Pinball

Baskets of Prizes, Tokens and a Party
Donor: University Pinball


Caldecott Favorites
Donor: Bumblebees

Date Night
Donor: Caterpillars

Parents Movie Night
Donor: Doodlebugs

Hand-Painted Chess Set
Donor: Dragontails

Family Movie Night

Painted Child's Chair
Donor: Grasshoppers

Tile Project
Donor: Hawks/Eagles

Cuisine Kit from the Leapfrogs
Donor: Leapfrogs

Child's Chair with Decoupage
Donor: Starlights

Fly Me to the Moon
Donor: Moonbeams

The Magic Treehouse
Donor: Peanuts

Things That Light Up
Donor: Rainbows

Baltimore Avenue Basket
Donor: Roadrunners

Winter Wonderland
Donor: Starfish

The Great Outdoors
Donor: Starlights

A Sunshine-y Night at The Movies
Donor: Sunshines

You Be The Star: Movie-Making Kit
Donor: Wild Things


Weekend Dog-sitting Package
Donor: Amanda Schroeder

Learn Italian
Try on a new language with a 10-week course with the America-Italy Society of Philadelphia located in Center City.
Donor: America-Italy Society of Philadephia

A Stay in Stowe for a Week
Attractively furnished four bedroom, two full-bath chalet with three stone fireplaces and hot tub. Sleeps eight (8). Located 15 minutes from ski lifts, eight minutes from Stowe Village, and 40 minutes from the airport.
Donor: BJ and Gene Cohen

Philadelphia 3-Hour Tour
Donor: Context Travel

A Day of Golf for 4 Friends
Donor: FDR Golf Course

Poconos Long Weekend
Enjoy PA’s great outdoors when you stay at this cozy three bedroom, two bath log cabin that sleeps eight. Kayak on Arrowhead Lake, ski at nearby Jack Frost Ski Resort or go tubing at Big Boulder. Lackawanna State Forest has trails for hiking and mountain biking.
Donor: Laura Line and Josh Goldstein

Two Night Escape
Donor: Le Meridien

2 Tickets to the Philadelphia Flower Show
March 11 - 19, 2017
Donor: Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

US Capital VIP Tour
Donor: Senator Robert Casey

Overnight Stay with Breakfast
Donor: The Inn at Penn

Week Stay in Buenos Aires
Escape for a week to this one-bedroom apartment (plus sofa bed) in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Palermo Soho, close to designer clothes and shoe stores, restaurants, pubs, and many tango milongas. Ten minutes from the zoo and Jardin Japones.
Donor: Tulia Falleti & Richard Moore


Coffee with the Stars
Donor: Steven Rea & Rival Bros Coffee Bar

One of a Kind Jewelry and Design
Donor: Amy Neukrug Designs and Hello World

Dad's Hat Whiskey Distillery Tour for 10
A first hand look into everything that makes Dad's Hat products a throwback to the good old days of Pennsylvania whiskey.
Donor: Angela and Jeff Curry

Hair Salon card, product and makeup samples kit with Kiehls and Nars
Donor: Blue Mercury and Snip

West Philly Restaurant gift cards
Donor: City Tap House, Clarkville, Four Worlds Bakery

Salon Gift Card and Hair Products
Donor: Jason Matthew Salon

The Best of Philadelphia Sweets
Donor: Little Baby's Ice Cream and Franklin Confectionary

$100 Gift Card to the Hippest Eyeglass Store in Town
Donor: Modern Eye

1.5 hour Cleaning Package
Donor: Scrub! Cleaning

Dine Out on Starr Restaurants
Donor: Stephen Starr Restaurants

Gift Card for Any Starr Restaurant and Babysitting
Donor: Stephen Starr Restaurants and Morgan Williams

Jose Garces Restaurant Gift Card
Donor: Anjali Gallup-Diaz


Bread of the Month Club
Donor: David Stotz

Garden Pottery
Donor: Deirdre Woods

Friday Evening Care
Donor: Denise Brice

Photography Package
Donor: Grace Piana

A Day at the PMA with Peanuts Teacher Jacob
Donor: Jacob Kerner

A Trio of Desserts
Donor: Karen Stachelek

Lunch for Your Child for a Week
Donor: Kharma Hicks

Baby Blanket
Donor: Margaret Balamuth

"Tax Day" Progressive Dinner
Donor: PIC Board of Directors

Gift Wrap Galore!
Donor: Rachel Isaacson

Pottery Set
Donor:Tamara Clark


Eagles vs the Falcons Nov 13
Watch two birds go head to head when the Eagles play the Falcons on Sunday, November 13 at 1:00 pm from TWO EXECUTIVE SEATS IN THE LOWER LEVEL SUITE.
Donor: Philadelphia Eagles

Horse Back Riding Lessons
Good for four 1-hour group lessons (age 7 to adult), or for a week of half day summer camp located in Fairmount Park.
Donor: Chamounix Equestrian Center

Intramural Soccer Session
Donor: Fairmount Soccer Association

Foursome at FDR Golf Course
Donor: FDR Golf Course

Adult's Bike
Donor: Keswick Cycle

Philly Sports Fan Memorabilia
Donor: Philadelphia Eagles and Philadelphia Phillies

Rock Climbing Introductory Class
Donor: Philadelphia Rock Gyms

5 Class Card
Donor: Wake Up Yoga


Bartram's Garden Tour for 4
Donor: Bartram's Garden

Vouchers for 2
Donor: Franklin Institute

Basket of Rodan & Fields Essentials Skin Care Products
Donor: Kristen Rambo

Gift Card to any Stephen Starr Eatery
Donor: Stephen Starr Restaurants

Head to Toe
Donor: The Natural Shoe and Talking Headz

2 Tickets to The Wilma
Donor: The Wilma Theater


Hand Crafted Vase
Donor: Margaret Balamuth

PMA Craft Show Preview Party Tickets for 2
Attend the Preview Party on Wednesday, November 9 for a first look at the works 195 of the best craft artists in the United States, plus attend the show every day it is open November 10-13. All work is handmade and available for sale.
Donor: Marta Adelson

Teacher's Reading of Goodnight Moon and TinTin stuffed animal
Donor: Stephen Rea and PIC

Movie Night Babysitting
Donor: Susannah Fattorini

Morning Show Guest Visit
Be a studio guest for one hour during the “Anthony Gargano in the Morning” Show LIVE on 97.5FM The Fanatic. Visit the new week day show while they are on air! 
Donor: The Fanatic 97.5 Radio FM Sports Morning Show

Radio Times Tour
Donor: WHYY

Original Signe Wilkinson strip
Donor: Angela Curry

Private Tour at The Barnes
Private tour for four with managing curator
Donor: Barnes Foundation

Recycled Glass Votive Set
Donor: brokenglass studio

Child's Leotard Costume
Donor: Chamberlain Goods

Confidential Dinner Review Outing
Tag along for a confidential, top-secret review meal with Philadelphia Inquirer restaurant critic, Craig LaBan. This opportunity allows for two adventurous eaters who will respect the discreet nature of a review-in-progress.
Donor: Craig LaBan

Serving Platter and Bowl
Donor: Deirdre Woods

Evaluation Session for Private School Application
Donor: Emily Edelson