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Community Building

a monthly message from Deb Green PIC has always been proud of the wide-array of diversity among its families. One way we celebrate this is with our annual Children’s Book Festival. Prior to COVID, it was an intimate no-cost gathering open to PIC families and the wider community on a Sunday afternoon...
Thoughts from CHOP physician Dr. Kaitlin Brandstadter on vaccinating children ages 5 and up. Kaitlin's son Gabriel is a Roadrunner. She recently reached out to Roadrunner families and has agreed to share this with the entire PIC community. "As a CHOP primary care pediatrician who routinely...
We all had a blast at last Friday's Pajama Day and we have the images to prove it!
This fall, we will continue to bring classroom communities together virtually (from 6:15 - 7:15 pm). Families will have a chance to meet their teachers, learn about classroom practice, and ask questions. Zoom links will be sent out closer to each event. Sept 9 ... Moonbeams, Doodlebugs, Chipmunks...
PIC's virtual Lunch & Learn series starts back up in September with a New Family Orientation. Join us for these monthly conversations held at noon on Zoom. September 15 ... New Family Orientation PIC is a big place with a long history. There is lots to learn about us. Come hear about our mission and...
We are best friends. We made a bed and are camping. That’s what Paisley and Layla told their teacher when she saw them sitting very close together on the big blue blocks. They were on their own outdoor adventure, just inside. Layla and Paisley met in September and it wasn’t long before they formed a...
Join us for PIC's Family Planting Day on Saturday, May 22. We are excited to have an outdoor event in-person for the first time since reopening in July! We will plant native plants in three new gardens: BIRD GARDEN with bird-friendly, seed and berry-producing plants. SENSORY GARDEN, 4 garden...
Hooray for another Cindy's Day at Metropolitan! We received a note this weekend from Metropolitan Bakery and Cafe owners Jim and Marcy Lilly, "With beautiful weather and a nice crowd all day, we're happy to report that the Metropolitan 2021 contribution to The Cindy Fund will be $835." This is the...
PIC's new Lunch 'n Learn series (formerly known as Coffee & Conversation) will start next month. Note the dates and topics below. Join us for monthly one hour Lunch 'n Learn sessions at noon on Zoom where we will discuss child development and the challenges of parenting at every age. First session...
a message from Executive Director, Deb Green To use an old adage, "history always repeats itself,” and each time it does we are collectively shocked and saddened. Last year was a testament to that. How easily we forget. Think about the history of voter suppression, public education, and especially...