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The Cambridge Women’s Center is open Monday-Friday 10am-8pm and Saturday 10am-3pm for drop-in and use of the kitchen and computer labs. All groups and workshops are free of charge, and open to all who identify as women.
* indicates wheelchair-accessible groups. Groups can be moved to wheelchair-accessible rooms with advanced notice; please call us to arrange.
Childcare is usually available if requested a few days in advance.
Note: Alphabetical listings of New Groups and All Groups follow the chronological listing.

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April 1, Sunday
Closed

April 2, Monday

  • 12-2pm. *Spanish-English Conversation Exchange. Mondays. Are you an English speaker interested in improving your Spanish? ¿Hablas español y estás interesada en mejorar tu inglés? The intention is learning in a relaxing way. Join in conversation. All levels are welcome! Info: womenspanishenglishclass@hotmail.com

    1:30-4:30pm. Beading Group. Mondays. Come work on your own beading projects and socialize. Materials available. All women welcome. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

    6-8pm. A Survivor’s Write to Heal. Mondays. Writing workshops designed to embolden female survivors of trauma and abuse by providing an expressive outlet in a nurturing setting. We will discuss, write and share our work and preserve it anonymously on a blog. Info: Rawda: rawda.aljawhary@gmail.com

    7-8pm. Feminist Book Club.  We discuss books through the lens of feminism and our own experiences. This month’s book: Akata Witch, by Nnedi Okorafor. Info: lizbada@bu.edu

April 3, Tuesday

  • 12:30-1:30pm. *Open Luncheon at the Women’s Center. Let’s enjoy a meal and conversation together. All women welcome. Info: 617-354-6394.

    6:15-7:45pm. <NEW> Survivors of Incest Anonymous. Tuesdays. A 12-step group for women survivors of childhood sexual abuse. For info contact: SIAWomenCambridge@gmail.com

April 4, Wednesday

  • 1pm-3pm. Art Group. Wednesdays. A welcoming space to create art of any medium. Fun and rewarding class for creative expression. No art background needed - all are welcome! Info: Michelle Spages mshellspages@gmail.com

    5-6:30pm. Earring Designs: Reinvented and Recycled by Vivalashiekh Designs! Wednesdays. Create your own one of a kind earring design with Elizabeth from Vivalashiekh Designs. Info: Elizabeth, vivalashiekhdesigns@icloud.com

    6-7:30pm *Queer Women of Color Discussion Group. 1st and 3rd Wednesdays. This is a group for queer women of color to affirm and empower our identities. Join us for friendship and good conversation! Info: tiffany@cambridgewomenscenter.org

April 5, Thursday

  • 10am-12pm. Sewing Group. Thursdays. This group is open to all women who would like to sew with a machine or by hand. We will make or mend clothing, bags, quilts, etc. Info Karlotta:  Graciegeorgie@gmail.com

    12:30-1:30pm. *Knitting Group. Thursdays.  Come knit with us! Open to all levels, no experience necessary!  Materials available. Info Karlotta: graciegeorgie@gmail.com

    6:30-7:30pm. Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Thursdays. An intimate group where women share and get support for all forms of trauma, past and present. Info: groupcambridge@gmail.com

    6:30-8pm. Women’s Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Meeting. “Ladies, Let’s Talk About It.” Thursdays, Weekly. Support group for women recovering from drug/alcohol abuse.  Info: Neile, 617-953-4878.

April 6, Friday

  • 10am-2pm. The Nest Collective offering Mother Studio Hours. Fridays (weekly). Come do your creative work in a “room of your own” while your children are cared for by members of our community. We share in the care of the children so that we can carve out some time for our creative pursuits. Info: Joette, joettamaue@gmail.com

    10:30am-12:30pm. Creative Expression and Mindfulness. Fridays, April 6, 20 & 27. A space to explore our mind-body connection through breathing exercises and creative expression using various art mediums. The aim of each meeting will be to observe what unfolds with love and kindness, as well as relieve stress and find healing. Facilitated by Daniell. Info, Daniellcwc@gmail.com

    4-5:30pm. <NEW> Self-Care: The Power and Healing Properties of SELF-CARE. Fridays. Do you feel like you need to practice self-care on a deeper level? Self-care is crucial! Taking care of yourself is essential. Come join for enhanced self-care. Info: Elizabeth, ef1916@yahoo.com

    6-7pm. <NEW> Group Reiki Healing. First Fridays. Join Alex from Empowher You for a group reiki session on the first Friday of each month. Through healings and teachings, Alex and Empowher You can help you take your life back! Info: Alex, alex@empowheryou.com

    6:30-8pm. *Bay State Butches. First Fridays. Join other butch lesbians to socialize with and support one another and talk about our experiences! Info: Lane, defaultlane@aim.com 

April 7, Saturday

  • 3-4:30pm. <NEW> How to Achieve Self-Empowerment and Subsequent Personal Growth. Identify contributing factors that lead to experiencing disempowerment. Learn navigational tools to self-empowerment, self-growth, and self-value with support, understanding and compassion from someone who “Walked Her Talk.” Info: Lena, lenayoung13@gmail.com

April 8, Sunday
Closed

April 9, Monday

  • 12-2pm. *Spanish-English Conversation Exchange. Mondays. Are you an English speaker interested in improving your Spanish? ¿Hablas español y estás interesada en mejorar tu inglés? The intention is learning in a relaxing way. Join in conversation. All levels are welcome! Info: womenspanishenglishclass@hotmail.com

    1:30-4:30pm. Beading Group. Mondays. Come work on your own beading projects and socialize. Materials available. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

    6-8pm. A Survivor’s Write to Heal. Mondays. Writing workshops designed to embolden female survivors of trauma and abuse by providing an expressive outlet in a nurturing setting. We will discuss, write and share our work and preserve it anonymously on a blog. Info: Rawda: rawda.aljawhary@gmail.com

    6-8pm. Women’s Center Board Meeting. Info: board@cambridgewomenscenter.org

April 10, Tuesday

  • 2-3pm. Write Your Story. This friendly group will help you learn how to tell the stories you want to tell. Led by novelist Laura van den Berg. Info: vandenberg8@gmail.com

    6:15-7:45pm. <NEW> Survivors of Incest Anonymous. Tuesdays. A 12-step group for women survivors of childhood sexual abuse. For info contact: SIAWomenCambridge@gmail.com

April 11, Wednesday

  • 11am-12:15pm. Spring Yoga & Relax. Wednesdays. Build strength and flexibility to body and mind through slow flow yoga. Come and renew and relax. Beginner level. All welcome. Limited space, so please register before 9am at ScandiYoga@gmail.com

    1pm- 3pm. Art Group. Wednesdays. A welcoming space to create art of any medium. Fun and rewarding class for creative expression. No art background needed - all are welcome! Info: Michelle Spages mshellspages@gmail.com

    5-6:30pm. Earring Designs: Reinvented and Recycled by Vivalashiekh Designs! Wednesdays.  Create your own one of a kind earring design with Elizabeth from Vivalashiekh Designs. Info: Elizabeth, vivalashiekhdesigns@icloud.com

    5-6pm. Poetry Group. Wednesdays.  Come write and share your poetry! Whether you've been writing for years, or have never tried your hand at poetry, you are welcome to come. Free write, follow prompts, or just come to listen. Info: Sara, Sara.Wexler@my.wheelock.edu

    6-7:30pm.  Meditation for Welcoming Spring. Together we will practice meditations that help balance our natural energy, including body scan, mindfulness, and guided visualizations. No previous meditation experience necessary. For info contact: Christine: christineradice@yahoo.com

April 12, Thursday

  • 10am-12pm. Sewing Group. Thursdays. This group is open to all women who would like to sew with a machine or by hand. We will make or mend clothing, bags, quilts, etc. Info Karlotta:  Graciegeorgie@gmail.com

    12:30-1:30pm. *Knitting Group. Thursdays.  Come knit with us! Open to all levels, no experience necessary!  Materials available. Info Karlotta: graciegeorgie@gmail.com

    6:30-7:30pm. Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Thursdays. An intimate group where women share and get support for all forms of trauma, past and present. Info: groupcambridge@gmail.com

    6:30-8pm. Women’s Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Meeting. “Ladies, Let’s Talk About It.” Thursdays, Weekly. Support group for women recovering from drug/alcohol abuse.  Info: Neile, 617-953-4878.

April 13, Friday

  • 10am-2pm. The Nest Collective offering Mother Studio Hours. Fridays (weekly). Come do your creative work in a “room of your own” while your children are cared for by members of our community. We share in the care of the children so that we can carve out some time for our creative pursuits. Info: Joette, joettamaue@gmail.com

    4-5:30pm. <NEW> Self-Care: The Power and Healing Properties of SELF-CARE. Fridays. Do you feel like you need to practice self-care on a deeper level? Self-care is crucial! Taking care of yourself is essential. Come join for enhanced self-care. Info: Elizabeth, ef1916@yahoo.com

    6- 8pm. *Movie Night! Movie nights every second Friday of the month! Join us for a good movie and snacks. This month we will be watching She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry, a documentary that explores the women’s liberation movement in the 1960s. Info: Tiffany@cambridgewomenscenter.org

April 14, Saturday

  • The Center is open for Drop-In. Kitchen and basement will be CLOSED due to renovations.

April 15, Sunday
Closed

April 16, Monday

  • 12-2pm. *Spanish-English Conversation Exchange. Mondays. Are you an English speaker interested in improving your Spanish? ¿Hablas español y estás interesada en mejorar tu inglés? The intention is learning in a relaxing way. Join in conversation. All levels are welcome! Info: womenspanishenglishclass@hotmail.com

    1:30-4:30pm. Beading Group. Mondays. Come work on your own beading projects and socialize. Materials available. All women welcome. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

    6-8pm. A Survivor’s Write to Heal. Mondays. Writing workshops designed to embolden female survivors of trauma and abuse by providing an expressive outlet in a nurturing setting. We will discuss, write and share our work and preserve it anonymously on a blog. Info: Rawda: rawda.aljawhary@gmail.com

April 17, Tuesday

  • 12:30-1:30pm. *Open Luncheon at the Women’s Center. Let’s enjoy a meal and conversation together. All women welcome. Info: 617-354-6394.

    6:15-7:45pm. <NEW> Survivors of Incest Anonymous. Tuesdays. A 12-step group for women survivors of childhood sexual abuse. For info contact: SIAWomenCambridge@gmail.com

April 18, Wednesday

  • 11am-12:15pm. Spring Yoga & Relax. Wednesdays. Build strength and flexibility to body and mind through slow flow yoga. Come and renew and relax. Beginner level. All welcome. Limited space, so please register before 9am at ScandiYoga@gmail.com

    1pm- 3pm. Art Group. Wednesdays. A welcoming space to create art of any medium. Fun and rewarding class for creative expression. No art background needed - all are welcome! Info: Michelle Spages mshellspages@gmail.com

    2-3:30pm *Women 65+ Discussion Group. 3rd Wednesday. Topic: Memory Lapses, Confusion: Our Stories. We will share specific instances. Let’s age better together! Come for useful and enjoyable conversations. Info: judy@cambridgewomenscenter.org

    5-6:30pm. Earring Designs: Reinvented and Recycled by Vivalashiekh Designs! Wednesdays.  Create your own one of a kind earring design with Elizabeth from Vivalashiekh Designs. Info: Elizabeth, vivalashiekhdesigns@icloud.com

    5-6pm. Poetry Group. Wednesdays.  Come write and share your poetry! Whether you've been writing for years, or have never tried your hand at poetry, you are welcome to come. Free write, follow prompts, or just come to listen. Info: Sara, Sara.Wexler@my.wheelock.edu

    6-7:30pm *Queer Women of Color Discussion Group. 1st and 3rd Wednesdays. This is a group for queer women of color to affirm and empower our identities. Join us for friendship and good conversation! Info: tiffany@cambridgewomenscenter.org

April 19, Thursday

  • 10am-12pm. Sewing Group. Thursdays. This group is open to all women who would like to sew with a machine or by hand. We will make or mend clothing, bags, quilts, etc. Info Karlotta:  Graciegeorgie@gmail.com

    12- 2pm. Family Law Workshop. This is a practical workshop for women with questions about family law issues. Although pre-registration is not required, if you can please email Isabella to let her know you are coming, or call the Women's Center. Info: Isabella isabellajancourtz@yahoo.com

    12:30-1:30pm. *Knitting Group. Thursdays.  Come knit with us! Open to all levels, no experience necessary!  Materials available. Info Karlotta: graciegeorgie@gmail.com

    6:30-7:30pm. Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Thursdays. An intimate group where women share and get support for all forms of trauma, past and present. Info: groupcambridge@gmail.com

    6:30-8pm. Women’s Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Meeting. “Ladies, Let’s Talk About It.” Thursdays, Weekly. Support group for women recovering from drug/alcohol abuse.  Info: Neile, 617-953-4878

April 20, Friday

  • 10am-2pm. The Nest Collective offering Mother Studio Hours. Fridays (weekly). Come do your creative work in a “room of your own” while your children are cared for by members of our community. We share in the care of the children so that we can carve out some time for our creative pursuits. Info: Joette, joettamaue@gmail.com

    10:30am-12:30pm. Creative Expression and Mindfulness. Fridays, April 6, 20 & 27. A space to explore our mind-body connection through breathing exercises and creative expression using various art mediums. The aim of each meeting will be to observe what unfolds with love and kindness, as well as relieve stress and find healing. Facilitated by Daniell. Info: Daniellcwc@gmail.com

    4-5:30pm. <NEW> Self-Care: The Power and Healing Properties of SELF-CARE. Fridays. Do you feel like you need to practice self-care on a deeper level? Self-care is crucial! Taking care of yourself is essential. Come join for enhanced self-care. Info: Elizabeth, ef1916@yahoo.com

    6-7:30pm. Incest Resources’ Drop-in Discussion Group for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. Third Fridays, September-June. Topic: Growing Up. You need to come on time! No one will be admitted after 6:15pm so group process will not be disrupted.

    6-7:30pm. *Lesbian & Bi Women’s Discussion Group. Third Fridays. Inclusive discussion group for women attracted to women. This month’s topic: Exes.  Info: jojo.bischof@web.de

April 21, Saturday

  • The Center is open for Drop-In, but no groups are scheduled to meet.

April 22, Sunday
Closed

April 23, Monday

  • 12-2pm. Spanish-English Conversation Exchange. Mondays. Are you an English speaker interested in improving your Spanish? ¿Hablas español y estás interesada en mejorar tu inglés? The intention is learning in a relaxing way. Join in conversation. All levels are welcome! Info: womenspanishenglishclass@hotmail.com

    12:30-1:30pm. *Open Luncheon at the Women’s Center. Let’s enjoy a meal and conversation together. All women welcome. Info: 617-354-6394.

    1:30-4:30pm. Beading Group. Mondays. Come work on your own beading projects and socialize. Materials available. All women welcome. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

    6-8pm. A Survivor’s Write to Heal. Mondays. Writing workshops designed to embolden female survivors of trauma and abuse by providing an expressive outlet in a nurturing setting. We will discuss, write and share our work and preserve it anonymously on a blog. Info: Rawda: rawda.aljawhary@gmail.com

April 24, Tuesday

  • 6-7:30pm. After Abortion Well-Being. Whether an abortion was recent or not, the healing process is ongoing and can take many forms. Come feel supported in a respectful, confidential space. We will explore healing through story sharing and discussion, art, and more. Your identity and experiences will be confidential. Monthly Topic: Self-Care. Info: abortionhealingboston@gmail.com

    6:15-7:45pm. <NEW> Survivors of Incest Anonymous. Tuesdays. A 12-step group for women survivors of childhood sexual abuse. For info contact: SIAWomenCambridge@gmail.com

April 25, Wednesday

  • 11am-12:15pm. Spring Yoga & Relax. Wednesdays. Build strength and flexibility to body and mind through slow flow yoga. Come and renew and relax. Beginner level. All welcome. Limited space, so please register before 9am at ScandiYoga@gmail.com

    1pm- 3pm. Art Group. Wednesdays. A welcoming space to create art of any medium. Fun and rewarding class for creative expression. No art background needed - all are welcome! Info: Michelle Spages mshellspages@gmail.com

    5-6:30pm. Earring Designs: Reinvented and Recycled by Vivalashiekh Designs! Wednesdays.  Create your own one of a kind earring design with Elizabeth from Vivalashiekh Designs. Info: Elizabeth, vivalashiekhdesigns@icloud.com

    5-6pm. Poetry Group. Wednesdays.  Come write and share your poetry! Whether you've been writing for years, or have never tried your hand at poetry, you are welcome to come. Free write, follow prompts, or just come to listen. Info: Sara, Sara.Wexler@my.wheelock.edu

April 26, Thursday

  • 10am-12pm. Sewing Group. Thursdays. This group is open to all women who would like to sew with a machine or by hand. We will make or mend clothing, bags, quilts, etc. Info Karlotta:  Graciegeorgie@gmail.com

    12:30-1:30pm. *Knitting Group. Thursdays.  Come knit with us! Open to all levels, no experience necessary!  Materials available. Info Karlotta: graciegeorgie@gmail.com

    6:30-7:30pm. Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Thursdays. An intimate group where women share and get support for all forms of trauma, past and present. Info: groupcambridge@gmail.com

    6:30-8pm. Women’s Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Meeting. “Ladies, Let’s Talk About It.” Thursdays, Weekly. Support group for women recovering from drug/alcohol abuse.  Info: Neile, 617-953-4878

April 27, Friday

  • 10am-2pm. The Nest Collective offering Mother Studio Hours. Fridays (weekly). Come do your creative work in a “room of your own” while your children are cared for by members of our community. We share in the care of the children so that we can carve out some time for our creative pursuits. Info: Joette, joettamaue@gmail.com

    10:30am-12:30pm. Creative Expression and Mindfulness. Fridays, April 6, 20 & 27. A space to explore our mind-body connection through breathing exercises and creative expression using various art mediums. The aim of each meeting will be to observe what unfolds with love and kindness, as well as relieve stress and find healing. Facilitated by Daniell. Info: Daniellcwc@gmail.com

    4-5:30pm. <NEW> Self-Care: The Power and Healing Properties of SELF-CARE. Fridays. Do you feel like you need to practice self-care on a deeper level? Self-care is crucial! Taking care of yourself is essential. Come join for enhanced self-care. Info: Elizabeth, ef1916@yahoo.com

    6:30-8pm. <NEW> *Reconciling Support Group. 4th Fridays. A support group for people who were assigned female at birth, who are dysphoric or who once identified as something other than a woman, and are now reconciling with being female and want to heal and process with others of a similar experience. For questions, contact Lane at defaultlane@aim.com

April 28, Saturday

  • 12:30-3pm. Healing Through Creative Arts Workshop, sponsored by Survivor Theatre Project. Reclaiming Contentious Roots: Belly Dance as Love." Facilitated by Rawda Aljawhary. For survivors of child sexual abuse. Info: martharogersmusic@gmail.com or call 978-408-9233

April 29, Sunday
Closed

April 30, Monday

  • 12-2pm. Spanish-English Conversation Exchange. Mondays. Are you an English speaker interested in improving your Spanish? ¿Hablas español y estás interesada en mejorar tu inglés? The intention is learning in a relaxing way. Join in conversation. All levels are welcome! Info: womenspanishenglishclass@hotmail.com

    1:30-4:30pm. Beading Group. Mondays. Come work on your own beading projects and socialize. Materials available. All women welcome. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

    6-8pm. A Survivor’s Write to Heal. Mondays. Writing workshops designed to embolden female survivors of trauma and abuse by providing an expressive outlet in a nurturing setting. We will discuss, write and share our work and preserve it anonymously on a blog. Info: Rawda: rawda.aljawhary@gmail.com

Other Groups:

*Straight Marriage, Still Questioning. “A Question of Two Lives - Where do I go from here?” A peer led support group for the woman in a straight relationship struggling with her sexual orientation. If you are interested in attending or would like more information, please contact us at kate.e.flynn@gmail.com  

Tech Tips and Tricks. By appointment. Get help learning more about how to use a computer, make a document, set up email, or how to do some other task or project. Or how to use your smart phone or mobile device.  Jennifer is glad to help - email her and she'll be in touch by email or to arrange to meet. If you don't use email, give a volunteer best way to contact you. jcarnott@gmail.com

Alphabetical Listing of <NEW> Groups/Activities:

<NEW> Family Law Workshop. Thursday 4/18, 12- 2pm. This is a practical workshop for women with questions about family law issues. Although pre-registration is not required, if you can please e-mail Isabella to let her know you are coming, or call the Women's Center (617-354-6394). Info: Isabella, isabellajancourtz@yahoo.com

<NEW> Group Reiki Healing. Friday 4/6, 6-7pm. First Fridays. Join Alex from Empowher You for a group reiki session on the first Friday of each month. Through healings and teachings, Alex and Empowher You can help you take your life back! Info: Alex, alex@empowheryou.com

<SPECIAL EVENT> How to achieve Self-Empowerment and Subsequent Personal Growth. Saturday 4/7, 3-4:30pm. Identify contributing factors that lead to experiencing disempowerment. Learn navigational tools to self-empowerment, self-growth, and self-value with support, understanding and compassion from someone who “Walked Her Talk.” Info: Lena, lenayoung13@gmail.com

<NEW> The Nest Collective offering Mother Studio Hours. Fridays (weekly), 10am-2pm. Come do your creative work in a “room of your own” while your children are cared for by members of our community. We share in the care of the children so that we can carve out some time for our creative pursuits. Info: Joette, joettamaue@gmail.com

<NEW> *Queer Women of Color Discussion Group. Wednesdays, 4/4 & 4/18, (1st & 3rd Wednesdays), 6-7:30pm. This is a group for queer women of color to affirm and empower our identities. Join us for friendship and good conversation! Info: tiffany@cambridgewomenscenter.org

<NEW> *Reconciling Support Group. 4/27, (4th Friday), 6:30-8pm. A support group for people who were assigned female at birth, who are dysphoric or who once identified as something other than a woman, and are now reconciling with being female and want to heal and process with others of a similar experience. Info: Lane, defaultlane@aim.com

<NEW> Self-Care: The Power and Healing Properties of SELF-CARE. Fridays. 4-5:30pm. Do you feel like you need to practice self-care on a deeper level? Self-care is crucial! Taking care of yourself is essential. Come join for enhanced self-care. For Info: Elizabeth, ef1916@yahoo.com

<NEW> Spring Yoga & Relax. Wednesdays starting 4/11, 11am-12:15pm. Build strength and flexibility to body and mind through slow flow yoga. Come and renew and relax. Beginner level. All welcome. Limited space, so please register before 9am at ScandiYoga@gmail.com

<NEW> Survivors of Incest Anonymous. Tuesdays. 6:15-7:45pm. A 12-step group for women survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Info: SIAWomenCambridge@gmail.com

Alphabetical Listing of All Groups/Activities:

A Survivor’s Write to Heal. Mondays, 6-8pm. Writing workshops designed to embolden female survivors of trauma and abuse by providing an expressive outlet in a nurturing setting. We will discuss, write and share our work and preserve it anonymously on a blog. Info: Rawda: rawda.aljawhary@gmail.com

After Abortion Well-Being. Tuesday 4/24, 6-7:30pm. Whether an abortion was recent or not, the healing process is ongoing and can take many forms. Come feel supported in a respectful, confidential space. We will explore healing through story sharing and discussion, art, and more. Your identity and experiences will be confidential. Info: abortionhealingboston@gmail.com

<NEW DAY AND TIME> Art Group. Wednesdays, 1-3pm. A welcoming space to create art of any medium. Fun and rewarding class for creative expression. No art background needed - all are welcome! Info: Michelle Spages mshellspages@gmail.com

*Bay State Butches. Friday 4/6, 6:30-8pm. First Fridays. Join other butch lesbians to socialize with and support one another and talk about our experiences! Info: Lane, defaultlane@aim.com

Beading Group. Mondays, 1:30-4:30pm. Come work on your own beading projects and socialize. Materials available. All women welcome. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

Cambridge Women’s Center Board of Trustees Meeting. Monday, 4/9, 6-8pm. Info: board@cambridgewomenscenter.org

Creative Expression and Mindfulness. Fridays, April 6, 20 & 27, 10:30am-12:30pm. A space to explore our mind-body connection through breathing exercises and creative expression using various art mediums. The aim of each meeting will be to observe what unfolds with love and kindness, as well as relieve stress and find healing. Facilitated by Daniell. Info: Daniellcwc@gmail.com

Earring Designs: Reinvented and Recycled by Vivalashiekh Designs! Wednesdays. 5-6:30pm Create your own one of a kind earring design with Elizabeth from Vivalashiekh Designs. Info: Elizabeth, Info: vivalashiekhdesigns@icloud.com

<NEW> Family Law Workshop. Thursday 4/19, 12-2pm. This is a practical workshop for women with questions about family law issues. Although pre-registration is not required, if you can please e-mail Isabella to let her know you are coming, or call the Women's Center. Info: Isabella, isabellajancourtz@yahoo.com

*Feminist Book Club. Monday, 4/2, 7-8pm (1st Mondays except when 1st Monday is a holiday). We discuss books through the lens of feminism and our own experiences.This month’s book: Akata Witch, by Nnedi Okorafor. Info: lizbada@bu.edu

<NEW> Group Reiki Healing. 4/6 (1st Fridays), 6-7pm. Join Alex from Empowher You for a group reiki session on the first Friday of each month. Through healings and teachings, Alex and Empowher You can help you take your life back! Info: Alex, alex@empowheryou.com

Healing Through Creative Arts Workshop sponsored by Survivor Theatre Project. 4/28, 12:30-3pm. Reclaiming Contentious Roots: Belly Dance as Love." Facilitated by Rawda Aljawhary. For survivors of child sexual abuse. Info: martharogersmusic@gmail.com or call 978-408-9233

<SPECIAL EVENT> How to Achieve Self-Empowerment and Subsequent Personal Growth. Saturday 4/7, 3-4:30pm. Identify contributing factors that lead to experiencing disempowerment. Learn navigational tools to self-empowerment, self-growth, and self-value with support, understanding and compassion from someone who “Walked Her Talk.” Info: Lena, lenayoung13@gmail.com

Incest Resources’ Drop-in Discussion Group for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. 4/20 (3rd Friday, September-June). 6-7:30pm. Topic: Growing Up. You need to come on time! No one will be admitted after 6:15pm so group process will not be disrupted!

*Knitting Group. Thursdays, 12:30-1:30pm. Come knit with us! Open to all levels, no experience necessary!  Materials available. Info Karlotta: graciegeorgie@gmail.com

*Lesbian & Bi Women’s Discussion Group. Friday 4/20, (3rd Friday). 6-7:30pm. Inclusive discussion group for women attracted to women. Tonight’s topic: Exes.  Info: jojo.bischof@web.de

Meditation for Welcoming Spring. Wednesday 4/11, 6-7:30pm. Together we will practice meditations that help balance our natural energy, including body scan, mindfulness, and guided visualizations. No previous meditation experience necessary. Info: Christine: christineradice@yahoo.com

*Movie Night! 4/13 (2nd Friday), 6-8pm. Friday movie nights every second Friday of the month! Join us for a good movie and snacks. This month we will be watching She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry. A documentary that explores the women’s liberation movement in the 1960s. Info: Tiffany@cambridgewomenscenter.org

<NEW> The Nest Collective offering Mother Studio Hours. Fridays (weekly), 10am-2pm. Come do your creative work in a “room of your own” while your children are cared for by members of our community. We share in the care of the children so that we can carve out some time for our creative pursuits. Info: Joette, joettamaue@gmail.com

*Open Luncheons at the Women’s Center. Tuesdays, 4/3 and 4/17 (1st and 3rd Tuesday) and Monday 4/23 (4th Monday), 12:30-1:30pm. Let’s enjoy a delicious meal and being together. All women welcome. Info: 617-354-6394.

Poetry Group. Wednesdays, 5-6pm (no meeting 4/4). Come write and share your poetry! Whether you've been writing for years, or have never tried your hand at poetry, you are welcome to come. Free write, follow prompts, or just come to listen. Info: Sara,  Sara.Wexler@my.wheelock.edu

<NEW> *Queer Women of Color Discussion Group. Wednesdays, 4/4 & 4/18, (1st & 3rd Wednesdays), 6-7:30pm. This is a group for queer women of color to affirm and empower our identities. Join us for friendship and good conversation! Info: tiffany@cambridgewomenscenter.org

*<NEW> Reconciling Support Group. 4/27 (4th Friday), 6:30-8pm. A support group for people who were assigned female at birth, who are dysphoric or who once identified as something other than a woman, and are now reconciling with being female and want to heal and process with others of a similar experience. Info: Lane, defaultlane@aim.com

<NEW> Self- Care: The Power and Healing Properties of SELF-CARE. Fridays. 4-5:30pm. Do you feel like you need to practice self-care on a deeper level? Self-care is crucial! Taking care of yourself is essential. Come join for enhanced self-care. Info: Elizabeth, ef1916@yahoo.com

Sewing Group. Thursdays, 10am-12pm. This group is open to all women who would like to sew with a machine or by hand. We will make or mend clothing, bags, quilts, etc. Info Karlotta:  Graciegeorgie@gmail.com

Spanish-English Conversation Exchange. Mondays, 12pm-2pm. Weekly. Are you an English speaker interested in improving your Spanish? ¿Hablas español y estás interesada en mejorar tu inglés? The intention is learning in a relaxing way. Join in conversation. All levels are welcome! Info: womenspanishenglishclass@hotmail.com

<NEW> Spring Yoga & Relax. Wednesdays staring 4/11, 11am-12:15pm. Build strength and flexibility to body and mind through slow flow yoga. Come and renew and relax. Beginner level. All welcome. Limited space, so please register before 9am at ScandiYoga@gmail.com

*Straight Marriage, Still Questioning. “A Question of Two Lives - Where do I go from here?” A peer-led support group for the woman in a straight relationship struggling with her sexual orientation. If you are interested in attending or want more information please contact us at kate.e.flynn@gmail.com  

<NEW> Survivors of Incest Anonymous. Tuesdays. 6:15-7:45pm. A 12-step group for women survivors of childhood sexual abuse. For info contact: SIAWomenCambridge@gmail.com

Tech Tips & Tools. By appointment. Get help learning more about how to use a computer, make a document, set up email, or how to do some other task or project. Or how to use your smart phone or mobile device.  Jennifer is glad to help - email her and she'll be in touch by email or to arrange to meet. If you don't use email, give a volunteer best way to contact you. jcarnott@gmail.com

Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Thursdays, 6:30-7:30pm. An intimate group where women share and get support for all forms of trauma, past and present. Info: groupcambridge@gmail.com

*Women 65+ Discussion Group. 4/18 (3rd Wednesday), 2-3:30pm. Topic: Memory Lapses, Confusion: Our Stories. We will share specific instances. Let’s age better together! Come for useful and enjoyable conversations. Info: judy@cambridgewomenscenter.org

Women’s Narcotics Anonymous (NA) Meeting. “Ladies, Let’s Talk About It.” Thursdays, 6:30-8pm. Weekly. Support group for women recovering from drug/alcohol abuse.  Info: Neile, 617-953-4878

Write Your Story. Tuesday, 4/10 (1-2 Tuesdays/month), 2-3pm. This friendly group will help you learn how to tell the stories you want to tell. Led by novelist Laura van den Berg. Info: vandenberg8@gmail.com

 

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