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Open to the Community

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...
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...
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...
PIC says a resounding thank you to the City Block Team for returning as a PIC Business Sponsor in 2019. Jeff “City” Block has been a strong supporter of PIC over the years, and his continued sponsorship makes a meaningful impact on the lives of Philadelphia children and their families. Thank you!...
Mark your calendars for PIC's Day of Play on Saturday, April 27 . Then tell friends and neighbors about this fun, family-focused, nature, arts and music event open to all! Come see Ants on a Log at the morning family concert at 10 am. This is a pay-as-you-wish event, with a suggested donation of $5...
Our spring community event, Day of Play, is happening on Saturday, April 27 . Volunteers are needed! This celebration of play, music and nature is open to all PIC families and the broader Philadelphia community. Outdoor activities take place throughout the morning on our Nature playground with...
PIC's 2019 Children's Book Festival was a huge success! The Small Gym was packed with grownups and children listening to stories and making art. Children had a chance to browse a huge collection of books, and take some home for free. This year, the program Read by 4th had a table set up to promote...
Angela Curry , Mary Beth Fedirko , and Jackie McCrea , are all reprising the role of co-chair for PIC's 40th Anniversary celebration at ArtStart, our annual fall fundraiser. Angela co-chaired last year’s event, Mary Beth led our 2016 event, and Jackie is back at PIC after having co-chaired our event...
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...