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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...
The Diversity Committee's annual Children’s Book Festival will be held January 21, 2018 from 3 - 5 pm in PIC's Small Gym (Spruce). Designed to create and nurture a culture of literacy, this free, public event will celebrate diversity and a love of reading. The theme is "The Colors of Us" based on...
Latest and Breaking News Today!Beijing and Yards Brewing Vote YES for Kids!Beijing at Penn and Yards Brewing Company are the latest in the growing list of sponsors of ArtStart 2017. Beijing’s owner Alex Yuen has provided a buffet dinner for PIC’s fall event since 2012. He and his talented staff set...
Mark your calendar for Storytime in Clark Park 2017! This year's story sessions will run from June 8 - July 13. Children and grown-ups will gather on Thursday evenings at 7:00 pm by the turtle sculpture in Clark Park (between 43rd and 45th Streets) for read-aloud stories for children ages 7 and...
This past Saturday, PIC held its very first Day of Play featuring music, games, plants, good food, and friends. Over 250 people came out to PIC to help raise over $16,500 for the Tuition Assistance Fund.The Day of Play was made possible through support from our lead sponsor, Blue Stone Construction...
PIC's Day of Play - Saturday, May 20A community celebration for all ages featuring a morning filled with a family music concert, art demonstrations, music, and activities for children, plus PIC's annual plant sale. The evening features an adult-only concert with a great lineup of West Philadelphia...
West Philadelphia Trouble is joining Day of Play for their debut performance on May 20! This group of friends is the new musical adventure of established musician Lucien Dowdell. The pillars of the ensemble are creativity, honesty and fearlessness. (The order varies from note to note.) Sample their...
The Diversity Committee's first annual Children’s Book Festival will be held January 29, 2017 from 3 - 5 pm in PIC's Small Gym (Spruce).Designed to create and nurture a culture of literacy, this free, public event will celebrate diversity and a love of reading. With an all-star lineup of readers, we...
We have exciting news! We have just hung a show of children's art from last month's ArtStart event at University City's Metropolitan Bakery & Cafe! After attending ArtStart last month and seeing such an impressive showing of children's art, Metropolitan owners Jim and Marcy Lilly invited us to have...
Let the bidding begin!Our silent auction features exciting new additions this year, guaranteed to provide competitive bidding wars and some very happy winners.This year we are featuring some of our stellar silent auction items and accepting pre-event bids. Out of town for the event, but desperately...