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Each fall we mail out ArtStart to all families, alumni, and friends of PIC. That's a lot of stuffing and labeling! Can you give an hour (or more) AT HOME to help send out invitations to this year's October 18th fundraiser? Email Karen at kstachelek@parentinfantcenter.org to volunteer.
They've got the fever! Event co-chairs Angela Curry (Finbarr and Desmond are in the After School Center, and baby Oscar is in the Doodlebugs), Mary Beth Fedirko (Myles is a PIC alum), and Jackie McCrea (Dylan is a PIC alum in college!!), are putting together a groovy 70s-themed fundraiser on...
As part of our Coffee and Conversation Series, new (or not-so-new) PIC families are invited to come to a New Family Orientation on Wednesday, September 26 from 8:30 - 9:30 am in the Spruce Building Small Gym. Hear from Executive Director Deb Green about PIC's history, new initiatives, events for...
The Parent-Infant Center is honored to have received another sponsorship for ArtStart. The Forman Family Foundation , a returning ArtStart sponsor, has generously increased their support this year to contribute at the $5,000 Anniversary Benefactor level. We thank the Forman Family Foundation for...
Last month, PIC early learning families met "out of school time" for a Sunday guided hike in the Wissahickon led by PIC Nature Educator Rob Wiest and PIC mom Marina Borker. Rob wrote about their journey. We set off from the Chestnut Hill Springside Academy parking lot to a trail on Hartwell Lane....
Are you a skilled graphic designer, passionately creative, and familiar with all the standard computer applications? We need you to help design this year's ArtStart invitations during the month of August. Email Development Manager Karen Stachelek at kstachelek@parentinfantcenter.org if this is the...
Let's advocate for all children Advocacy in the field of early childhood education is so important, and it is a part of my job that I take very seriously. We have moved beyond the era where parents need a safe place to leave their children while they are at work, to one where we understand the...
STARR Restaurants has joined Beijing and the Jeff "City" Block Team as sponsors of this year's ArtStart. On Thursday, October 18 , you are invited to dance the night away while enjoying appetizers from STARR flagship restaurants and a buffet dinner from our friend Alex Yuen and his team at Beijing ....
After School Center Orientation Wednesday, August 8 5 pm Small Gym (Spruce Building) We are getting ready for the 2018 - 2019 school year. All After School families are invited to come meet Director of School Age Programs, Anjali Gallup-Diaz and Enrollment Coordinator, Grace Piana, along with one or...
How they will impact you This year, Philadelphia public schools will start and end earlier than in any prior years. This has caused us to make changes to some of our billing. The first day of school for ALL grades is August 27, 2018 . The last day of school for ALL grades is June 4, 2019 . For...