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We are looking for hosts for this year’s round of Community Potluck Dinners to be held on Sunday, March 8 from 4:30 to 7:00 pm. As a host, you will open your home to other PIC families in your neighborhood. Guests all bring something to share. Hosts earn 5 PPP hours. To volunteer or learn more...
a monthly message from Deb Green February 2020 I doubt you need to be reminded that 2020 is an election year where the stakes are high on all fronts, especially for our children. I recently came across an article about a bill that was introduced in Florida to include an A-F school grading system for...

On Sunday, January 26, nearly 200 families came out for the love of literacy. Children and grownups were captivated by read-aloud stories and music, participated in art activities, and chose from the large collection of free take-away books. We are grateful to our Community Connections Committee for...

Mark your calendar! PIC's Annual Children's Book Festival is on Sunday, January 26 from 3 to 5 pm in the Small Gym (Spruce). The committee is asking PIC families to donate new and gently-used children's books between January 13 and 21. Look for collection boxes in building entrances. These books...
The Community Connection Committee's annual Children’s Book Festival will be held January 26, 2019 from 3 - 5 pm in PIC's Small Gym (Spruce). This FREE, public event is designed to create and nurture a culture of literacy. With an all-star lineup of readers, we will have a wonderful story time...
a monthly message from Deb Green The arrival of a new year always brings the opportunity to reimagine, recharge, refocus and recommit, and this year we will certainly be doing all of these things at PIC. With a continued commitment to children, their families and our staff, here are just a few...
Ordering your child's photo from Picture Days is a little different this year! To place your order, please go to preschoolsmiles.com. To log in you will need PIC's Picture Day ID, which is PL00420897. Preschool families: The proof sheet your child brought home last week had an ID and security code...
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...