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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...
We brought out the fun for this year's Week of the Young Child with a special week-long celebration of children, teachers, families, and the field of early learning. There was Bubbles and Music day outside with buddy classrooms, Wacky Wednesday, Silly Hat day, and Pajama Day.
In honor of this year's Children's Book Fest, PIC's Diversity & Equity Committee has established a new Little Free Library along the driveway. The project is grounded in the Book Fest's spirit of sharing books at no cost, building community, and inspiring young readers. It will be open to all...
PIC's annual Children's Book Festival is one of our favorite community events. Since we cannot come together to read and exchange books this year, we are taking the event online. On Feb. 28, we will launch Book Fest 2021 by publishing a page on our website, which will feature videos of dynamic read...
They stayed together while apart and it showed! Even though it was put together online this year, PIC After School's annual Spring Gala was a huge success. Videos featuring many talents were submitted in advance by the children and shared on Zoom as a single presentation. The performers played the...
According to the National Association for the Education of Young Children, 2020's Week of the Young Child™ is more important than ever. NAEYC writes, "While the COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives in many ways, it hasn’t changed the need to celebrate and support young children and the adults who...
Updated 3/13/20: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the 2020 Day of Play has been cancelled. More information about any community events and gatherings will be communicated as it becomes available. Mark your calendars for PIC's Day of Play on Saturday, April 25. Then tell friends and neighbors about this...
Our annual week-long celebration of our teachers is coming on March 2. It is a time when the Board, administrators, and families recognize our teachers for the hard work that they do each day. We have a wonderful tradition of families posting notes of appreciation outside the classroom for each...

On Sunday, January 26, nearly 200 families came out for the love of literacy. Children and grownups were captivated by read-aloud stories and music, participated in art activities, and chose from the large collection of free take-away books. We are grateful to our Community Connections Committee for...