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Open to the Community

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 in...
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 Thursday...
STARR Restaurants has joined Beijing and the Jeff "City" Block Team as sponsors of this year's ArtStart. On Thursday, October 18, you are invited to dance the night away while enjoying appetizers from STARR flagship restaurants and a buffet dinner from our friend Alex Yuen and his team at Beijing...
ArtStart 2018: PIC Fever!Have you added October 18th to your calendar yet? Celebrate 40 years by joining in an evening of 70's fun! The planning committee has had its first meeting and is moving full steam ahead on getting ads, sponsors, and donations from local businesses, employers and...
Mark your calendar for Storytime in the Park 2018! This year's story sessions will run from June 14 - July 26. Children and grown-ups will gather on Thursday evenings at 7:00 pm for read-aloud stories for children ages 7 and under. Many folks bring blankets and picnics, and we always share a happy...
For the third year in a row, Metropolitan's owners Jim and Marcy Lilly are celebrating their store's anniversary by holding "Cindy Days" in memory of their good friend and PIC's former Executive Director Cindy Roberts. THIS THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, Metropolitan (at 40th and Walnut) is offering 10% off...