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Upcoming 2019-2020 dates and topics for PIC's Coffee & Conversation Series have been announced! Each month we gather over coffee to discuss child development and the challenges of parenting at every age. All sessions meet over coffee from 8:30 - 9: 30 am in the Sweet Building A-Z Room (ground level)...
With fall on the way, it's time to re-establish our stroller storage system. --Park your strollers/scooters as designated below. If we stay in our spots, there will be room for all. Spruce Infants - Ground floor storage for strollers only. No scooters here please! Spruce toddlers / preschoolers -...
On Friday, October 11, we will host our annual Fall Family Festival at PIC from 10:30 am - noon. The festival is a joyful gathering of children, staff and families on our Magic Circle Nature Playground. There will be many fall-themed activities set up in stations around the playground for children...
Each year, we invite your child's "grandest" grown ups to spend time in the classroom during the week of Thanksgiving! This year, Grandfriends Days will take place on November 26 and 27. These special guests are invited to come on Tuesday or Wednesday, where they will join Executive Director Deb...
a monthly message from Deb Green October is a month filled with PIC community traditions. While each October event is distinct, they all bring us together and provide opportunities for families to get to know one another. The annual Fall Family Festival is on Friday, October 11, from 10:30 am-noon...
Now's the time to get more involved in PIC! We are excited to announce the transformation of the Parent Involvement Committee into the new Community Connections Committee. On Thursday, October 3 from 5 - 6pm, we invite you for a gathering in the Small Gym (Spruce) where we will provide an overview...
Each year, ArtStart Classroom Baskets are among the most popular items at our silent auction! Classroom families band together as a community to help raise more money for ArtStart. And, baskets have consistently been high money-makers. Room Parents are a big part of organizing the baskets, with...
We mail out over 800 invitations to ArtStart! Volunteers are needed to stuff, address label, stamp, and mail invites. Earn one hour of easy PPP per packet of invites. Email Karen at kstachelek@parentinfantcenter.org to volunteer or learn more.
Jerome Whitener is one of six new members of PIC’s Board of Directors. While they all bring something to the table, Jerome distinguishes himself as having attended PIC more than 20 years ago. In 1995, a fire caused the child care center where Jerome’s mother worked to close. PIC’s then Executive...
We are honored to have received a $5,000 Benefactor level sponsorship for ArtStart from The Forman Family Foundation. They are back for their third year of sponsorship! The stage is set for an entertaining evening with the support from a group of businesses who are also returning as Champions for...