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Community Building

Mark your calendar for Storytime in Clark Park! Beginning June 13, families will gather on Thursday evenings at 7:00 pm by the turtle sculpture in Clark Park (43rd Street and Chester Avenue) for read-aloud stories for children ages 7 and under. Many folks bring blankets and picnics, and we always...
Each year, we partner with the local public schools as part of the school district's Building Bridges program to create transition experiences for our rising kindergarteners. This year, we are thrilled to add Lea Elementary to the mix. Through May, PIC pre-k children will have opportunities to get...
Saturday proved to be a beautiful day for this year's Day of Play — the biggest and best ever! Our family concert by Ants on a Log was standing room only, and the playground was filled with families from the PIC community and beyond. Many thanks to Day of Play committee members Erin Morris and...
Celebrate Cindy Days with Metropolitan Bakery! For the 4th year in a row, our friends Jim and Marcy Lilly will hold Cindy Days for PIC to celebrate Metropolitan's anniversary! 10% of ALL sales on Thursday and Friday (4/25 & 4/26) will be donated to PIC's Cindy Fund! Stop by Metropolitan Bakery (at...
Last week, folks came out to Get Involved 2019 to learn more about PIC's current initiatives and ways to get involved. The Strategic Planning Committee unveiled PIC's new Strategic Plan that will provide direction for the organization over the next three years. There are exciting things ahead for...
Mark your calendar! PIC's Annual Children's Book Festival is on Sunday, January 27 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 2nd and 21. Look for collection boxes in building entrances. These books...
Sig image: Tables overflowed with books for children to take home at the 2018 Book Festival The Diversity Committee's annual Children’s Book Festival will be held January 27, 2019 from 3 - 5 pm in PIC's Small Gym (Spruce). Designed to create and nurture a culture of literacy, this free, public event...
Sig image: ASC Gala - kids with masks We had so much fun celebrating the winter season with staff and families. The After School children presented two terrific Gala performances, with behind-the-scenes hard work and talent of their teachers. Early Learning classrooms absolutely shined with teachers...
Sig image: FFs with Liseter rep We are grateful to the folks at Liseter for donating 100 coats to our One Warm Coat drive. We have far exceeded our goal of 100 coats, and now have collected 191!! Way to spread the warmth Liseter and all our families and friends! Coat drive goes through the end of...
After School Center After School annual Winter Galas will be on Wednesday, December 12 (Dragontails and Starlights) and Thursday, December 13 (Hawks and Eagles). See the kids showcase their talents, with both performances followed by potluck parties! Both shows are from 4 - 5:30 pm in the Stucco...