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Learn about upcoming events, program-related reminders, and other exciting things happening at PIC!

a message from Executive Director, Deb Green To use an old adage, "history always repeats itself,” and each time it does we are collectively shocked and saddened. Last year was a testament to that. How easily we forget. Think about the history of voter suppression, public education, and especially...
PIC will be joining EcoSchools, an international program supporting 59,000 schools in 68 countries. The National Wildlife Federation hosts EcoSchools USA, which provides a framework within which schools pursue environmental stewardship goals, such as reducing trash, supporting wildlife, or saving...
a monthly message from Deb Green, Executive Director On January 1, I joined the rest of the world in bidding 2020 good-bye and welcoming in the New Year! The past year has taken a toll on many of us physically, emotionally, financially and spiritually. While challenges will continue in the coming...
Leave the shopping frenzy behind, breath, and then give. On Tuesday, December 1, PIC will participate in #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that kicks off the season of charitable holiday and end-of-the year giving. PIC has a matching donor in 2020! Teachers are the heart and soul of PIC. This...
Nature-based play has been a centerpiece of learning and growing at PIC for decades, from hours children spend exploring outdoors in all four seasons, to nature walks in the neighborhood, to our Magic Circle Nature Playground. PIC honors -- and research confirms -- nature as “a home for children’s...
a message from Deb Green, Executive Director I doubt any of us have experienced a year like 2020 and it is one that we cannot wait to bid farewell! There are many opinions about child care centers remaining open during this pandemic and I don’t believe there is a right answer. We do know that being...
PIC's first ever virtual event, ArtStart 2020, received rave reviews, and exceeded all fundraising goals. In case you missed the program, you can still watch it here! WE DID IT! All told, over $55,000 was raised for the teachers’ fund and for our Tuition Assistance Program. This year, has beaten all...
WE DID IT! We Met Our Matching Gift Challenge! We are incredibly grateful to everyone and all who continued making donations through our virtual event and afterwards to bring us over our goal. Over $15,000 in donations were made to the Teachers are Superheroes Fund, and our generous donors’ pledge...
MELISSA & DOUG DRESS UP Be an astronaut and put on your tutu! Costumes for ages 3-6. VALUE: $62 PLACE YOUR BID BY EMAILING artstart2020@parentinfantcenter.org The first 10 email bids are accepted. ONLY ONE EMAIL BID PER PERSON Be sure to put in your highest bid The highest bid wins!
Kate Spade large Adley tote in butterfly pink VALUE: $150 GET YOUR BID IN BY EMAILING artstart2020@parentinfantcenter.org The first 10 email bids are accepted. ONLY ONE EMAIL BID PER PERSON Be sure to put in your highest bid The highest bid wins! 5 MORE ITEMS TO COME! Here's what might be next