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BUT DO YOU KNOW WHY? It's not about the party? It's not about the beer? Well...it's a little about the party and a little about the beer as we will come together at Yards Brewing Co. in Philadelphia! TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE BY WEDNESDAY, MAY 9 ! THIS IS ABOUT THE CHILDREN... ALL...
Anne Marie Inglis found out about PIC from her friend, Angela DiBenedetto. Anne Marie was in grad school then and her oldest was an infant. Both friends immediately became board members in 1994. “From Day 1, I was a part of the PIC community. The second you get there, there is an adult community...
Celebrations Continue! As spring and soon summer approach, we are excited to continue celebrating 40 years of PIC. Our celebration will last all year long, but this month we are marking this milestone with two NOT-TO-BE-MISSED events. On Thursday, May 17, I invite you to raise a glass (or pint) with...
For the third year in a row, Metropolitan's owners Jim and Marcy Lilly are celebrating their store's anniversary by holding "Cindy Days" in memory of their good friend and PIC's former Executive Director Cindy Roberts . THIS THURSDAY AND FRIDAY , Metropolitan (at 40th and Walnut) is offering 10% off...
This past Saturday, PIC held its 2nd Day of Play featuring music, games, good food, and friends. In the morning, we had many families from PIC and beyond, dancing and clapping to the music in the Stucco Building with Alex Mitnick of Alex and the Kaleidoscope . Then it was time to head to the Magic...
The Week of the Young Child™ is an annual celebration hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers, and families. This year's event is April 16–20! At PIC, we will be joining in the national celebration. We...
The Benefits of Outdoor Play I’m certain that most will agree that it has been a LONG winter. While I look forward to spring for so many reasons, one of the biggest is how much I love seeing the children have opportunities for long periods of daily outdoor play. Be it digging in the sand and dirt,...
We are so very grateful to our 40th Anniversary Celebration Partners. The real estate office of Jeff "City" Block is our first Anniversary Celebration Partner as part of our celebrating 40 years in West Philadelphia. Through his sponsorship, he is making a meaningful impact on the lives of...
Metropolitan Bakery in University City, that is! Owners, Jim and Marcy Lilly, strong supporters of PIC and The Cindy Fund , have invited us to display classroom art on their gallery wall starting Tuesday, April 17th! Please be sure to make it by, admire the creativity of our young artists, and let...
DAY of PLAY is APRIL 21! 10 am – 11 am: Family Concert on the Playground See a fun family performance by Alex Mitnick of Alex and the Kaleidoscope ! Great for all ages “Pay-as-you-wish” at the door (suggested donation of $10) . Children under 1 year of age are free. BYOB: Bring Your Own Blanket! Buy...