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

Practicing inclusion and equity It has long been a tradition at PIC to give Early Learning and After School families the opportunity to give to a singular holiday gift fund for teachers. PIC then shares these gifts among our staff. It helps teachers stretch their modest incomes during the holidays...
We are adding a new event to our lineup of family summer events (Lemonade Lull, Ice Cream Social, and Watermelon Wednesday)! Introducing the 1st annual Winter Warm Up on Thursday, December 19! We will gather from 5-6 pm inside and outside the small gym for a cozy evening event. Enjoy warm chocolate...
This information is provided to help you find a place to get a flu shot. There may be other locations beyond what is listed here. --Your Local Walgreens and CVS --Healthcare Clinic and the health centers below! North Philadelphia Esperanza Health Center: 4417 North 6th Street 215-302-3600 Health...
a monthly message from Deb Green In this season of giving, there are so many things to be grateful for at PIC. First and foremost, I am so grateful for the children. Despite what can often feel like a chaotic world, the children at PIC remind me daily of the joy and the hope that is there. I am...
These are such wonderful days of classrooms filled with grandparents and special friends. It means so much to young children when they can share PIC with the ones they love.
Forget about Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. Isn't it a bit overwhelming? #Giving Tuesday leaves the shopping frenzy behind and offers you a chance to celebrate giving. The gift of warmth on #Giving Tuesday PIC'S Fireflies preschool classroom is again holding a One Warm Coat...
Recently, the Leapfrogs have focused learning on "all about me." Teachers have guided the children in discussions about the things that make us different and the ways that we are similar. To engage the children in a hands-on activity, they asked the children about their eyes. The children noticed...
What an amazing day for all young children when Governor Tom Wolf comes to talk about the importance of supporting Early Childhood Education teacher education and making learning fun! Governor Wolf first visited with the Chipmunks classroom to make playdough before giving a press conference in the A...
Do you have an extra coat or two? Donate it! Deadline for giving is Friday, January 3! Led by Fireflies Lead Teacher Joann Schock, PIC is again holding a One Warm Coat drive and collecting clean, gently worn coats of all types and sizes. Donation bins are inside the entrances to the Spruce, Sweet...
Each year, PIC brings photographers in to take photos of our children. This year photographers from Lifetouch will be at PIC on Wednesday, December 4 and Thursday, December 5--a little later than past years. We have exciting news to share that has prompted some changes to Picture Days. Lifetouch has...