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Open to the Community

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...
The Community Connection Committee's annual Children’s Book Festival will be held January 26, 2019 from 3 - 5 pm in PIC's Small Gym (Spruce). This FREE, public event is designed to create and nurture a culture of literacy. With an all-star lineup of readers, we will have a wonderful story time...
Do you have an extra coat or two? Donate it! Deadline for giving is Friday, January 3! Led by Fireflies Lead Teacher Joann Schock, PIC is again holding a One Warm Coat drive and collecting clean, gently worn coats of all types and sizes. Donation bins are inside the entrances to the Spruce, Sweet...
We are so excited for a great night at ArtStart 2019! If you were unable to purchase a ticket, consider making a donation to the event. Don't you believe that all children deserve a high quality start, regardless of zip code? Your gift will support tuition assistance, helping more families who are...
PIC hosts weekly drop-In Playgroups for families in the community with children under the age of 5. Playgroups meet Monday and Friday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 am throughout the school year. These get-togethers are a chance for children and their caregivers to meet in a casual, volunteer-led...

This year's Kindergarten Play Date was bigger and better than ever! Current PIC families and families from the neighborhood came to meet, play, and learn from one another about the next big step in their child's education. PIC After School Center teachers were also on hand to greet families.

WE HAVE SOLD OUT! But you can still support the event! With your help, more families who cannot afford tuition, will have the chance to send their children to PIC. Give a child the gift of tuition assistance. Thursday, October 24 5:30 - 8 pm St. Andrews Chapel on PIC's West Philadelphia campus It's...
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 Tamika...
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...