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Community Building

Thursday, October 24 5:30 - 8 pm St. Andrews Chapel on PIC's West Philadelphia campus It's fun! It's in a beautiful space! There's amazing children's art all around! And, most importantly with your help , more families who cannot afford tuition, will have the chance to send their children to PIC....
updated 8/5/19 At last week's meeting, the ArtStart Committee (still seeking members) agreed upon the evening's theme. This year will be A Night at the Opera , with a wine tasting table (through a sponsorship of underwriting from Moore Bros.) and a full buffet dinner from our friends at Beijing....
We had a great Spoil-Your-Supper Ice Cream Social last week. The weather was perfect, children were happy, and families "mixed it up" on the blacktop. Nothing better!
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...