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The Cambridge Women’s Center is open Monday-Friday 10am-8pm and Saturday 10am-3pm for helpline calls, drop-in, and use of our two Computer Labs. All groups and events at the Women’s Center are free and are open to all who identify as women.

* indicates wheelchair-accessible groups. Other groups may be moved to accessible rooms on request; please call us to inquire. Childcare is available only if requested a few days in advance.

Note: Alphabetical listings of New Groups and All Groups follow the chronological listing.

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June 1, Friday

  • 10am-2pm. <NEW> Nest Collective Offers Mother Studio Hours. Fridays. Do creative work in a “room of your own” while we share caring for the children in another room. A great way to carve out time for our creative pursuits. Please email joettamaue@gmail.com to confirm a date and for more info.

    4-5:30pm. *SELF-CARE: Its Power & Healing Properties. Weekly. SELF-CARE: Its Power and Healing Properties. Fridays, 4-5:30pm. Do you feel like you need to practice self-care on a deeper level? Taking care of yourself is essential! Come join for enhanced self-care. Info: Elizabeth, ef1916@yahoo.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! Topic: “Experiences with Pride events.” Info: Lane, defaultlane@aim.com 

June 2, Saturday

  • No groups scheduled

June 3, Sunday
Closed

June 4, 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. Today’s topic: Holding people responsible. Info: Rawda: rawda.aljawhary@gmail.com

    6:30-7:30pm. <NEW> Breathe & Believe Yoga. Mondays. All are welcome to join yoga teacher Anna Shults for an hour long yoga class each Monday evening.  Anna began practicing yoga to help with her scoliosis and marathon training.  She believes that yoga is for every body and teaches her classes to accommodate her students.  If you have done yoga before or if you’re brand new to it, we encourage to you to try it out and see what happens.  Preregister by 4pm: jenniferchan@breatheandbelieveyoga.com

    7-8pm. Feminist Book Club.  We discuss books through the lens of feminism and our own experiences. This month’s book: A Safe Girl to Love by Casey Plett.  Info: lizbada@bu.edu

June 5, 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.

    6-7:30pm  <NEW> *Women’s Healing Circle, Tuesdays, 6/5 & 19. Are you ready to heal yourself to become who you really are? Do you want to understand how your mind and emotions work? Come to process your pain, overcome limiting beliefs, and start living with ease and purpose! Info: ashleyheacock@gmail.com

    5-6pm. <NEW> Songwriting Workshop. All Tuesdays in June. Come learn how to write your own songs! No previous musical experience required. Great way to express yourself through music, instill confidence & unleash your creativity. For more info contact Amanda: rocknroll@whc.net   

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

June 6, Wednesday

  • 1pm- 3pm. Art Group. Wednesdays (no meeting 6/20). 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

June 7, 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

    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.

June 8, Friday

  • 10am-2pm. <NEW> Nest Collective offers Mother Studio Hours. Fridays. Do creative work in a “room of your own” while we share caring for the children in another room. A great way to carve out time for our creative pursuits. Please email joettamaue@gmail.com to confirm a date and for more info.

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

June 9, Saturday

  • No groups scheduled

June 10, Sunday
Closed

June 11, 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. Today’s topic: mothers. Info: Rawda: rawda.aljawhary@gmail.com

    6:30-7:30pm. <NEW> Breathe & Believe Yoga. Mondays. All are welcome to join yoga teacher Anna Shults for an hour long yoga class each Monday evening.  Anna began practicing yoga to help with her scoliosis and marathon training.  She believes that yoga is for every body and teaches her classes to accommodate her students.  If you have done yoga before or if you’re brand new to it, we encourage to you to try it out and see what happens.  Preregister by 4pm: jenniferchan@breatheandbelieveyoga.com

June 12, Tuesday

  • 10:30am-12:30pm. <NEW> Craft Time with Cookie. We’ll make necklaces and eat cake and ice cream. Supplies included, all women and children welcome. Info: Cookie, christinabaynes@yahoo.com

    5-6pm. <NEW> Songwriting Workshop. All Tuesdays in June. Come learn how to write your own songs! No previous musical experience required. Great way to express yourself through music, instill confidence & unleash your creativity. For more info contact Amanda: rocknroll@whc.net   

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

June 13, Wedneday

  • 11am-12:15pm.  <NEW> Summer Yoga and Relax. Wednesdays, 6/13, 20 & 27; 7/11 & 18. Build strength and flexibility to body and mind through slow flow yoga. Come renew and relax. Beginner level. All welcome. Limited space, so register before 9am at ScandiYoga@gmail.com  

    1pm- 3pm. Art Group. Wednesdays (no meeting 6/20). 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

    6-7:30pm.  Meditation for Inner Peace, Wednesday, 6/13, 6-7:30pm. Together we will practice a variety of meditations including enjoyment of breath, gratitude, loving-kindness, and deep relaxation. No previous meditation experience necessary. Info, Christine: christineradice@yahoo.com  

    6:30-7:30pm. Fertility Awareness Meetup. A space to discuss natural birth control options and fertility, including the Fertility Awareness Method (FAM) and Natural Family Planning (NFP).  A space where women can connect with peers, access information, pose questions, request resources, and share experiences.  For more info, contact Anna Churchill, anna@acfertilityawarness.com

    6-8pm. <NEW> Feminism Across Generations. Wednesday, 6/13. Join us for an intergenerational conversation on feminism. Let’s create a dialogue between women of different ages, races, classes and other varying identities. Share your experience, listen to others, and be part of an inclusive feminist conversation.  Info: jshiner@gm.slc.edu  

June 14, 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

    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. Support group for women recovering from drug/alcohol abuse.  Info: Neile, 617-953-4878.

June 15, Friday

  • 10am-2pm. <NEW> Nest Collective offers Mother Studio Hours. Fridays. Do creative work in a “room of your own” while we share caring for the children in another room. A great way to carve out time for our creative pursuits. Please email joettamaue@gmail.com to confirm a date and for more info.

    4-5:30pm. *SELF-CARE: Its Power & Healing Properties. Weekly. SELF-CARE: Its Power and Healing Properties. Fridays, 4-5:30pm. Do you feel like you need to practice self-care on a deeper level? 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: Moving Forward. 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: Navigating (Queer vs Straight) Spaces.  Info: jojo.bischof@web.de

June 16, Saturday

  • No groups scheduled

June 17, Sunday
Closed

June 18, 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

    6:30-7:30pm. <NEW> Breathe & Believe Yoga. Mondays. All are welcome to join yoga teacher Anna Shults for an hour long yoga class each Monday evening.  Anna began practicing yoga to help with her scoliosis and marathon training.  She believes that yoga is for every body and teaches her classes to accommodate her students.  If you have done yoga before or if you’re brand new to it, we encourage to you to try it out and see what happens.  Preregister by 4pm: jenniferchan@breatheandbelieveyoga.com

June 19, 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.

    6-7:30pm  <NEW> *Women’s Healing Circle, Tuesdays, 6/5 & 19. Are you ready to heal yourself to become who you really are? Do you want to understand how your mind and emotions work? Come to process your pain, overcome limiting beliefs, and start living with ease and purpose! Info: ashleyheacock@gmail.com

    5-6pm. <NEW> Songwriting Workshop. All Tuesdays in June. Come learn how to write your own songs! No previous musical experience required. Great way to express yourself through music, instill confidence & unleash your creativity. For more info contact Amanda: rocknroll@whc.net   

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

June 20, Wednesday

  • 11am-12:15pm. <NEW>  Summer Yoga and Relax. Wednesdays, 6/13, 20 & 27; 7/11 & 18, 11am-12:15pm. Build strength and flexibility to body and mind through slow flow yoga. Come renew and relax. Beginner level. All welcome. Limited space, so register before 9am at ScandiYoga@gmail.com  

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

    6-7pm. <NEW> Coming out as a lesbian in 1910. Wednesday. Author Ellen Levy will talk about and read from her historical romance novel, “Romance at Stonegate,” detailing a relationship between two young Jewish women who must hide from their friends and family as they fall in love in 1910. Info: eje50@hotmail.com

    6-7:30pm. Women’s Center Board Meeting. Info: board@cambridgewomenscenter.org

June 21, 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

    5:30-6:30pm. Writing as Transformative Tool for Survivors of Trauma. A special workshop on 6/21 before the Trauma Support/Discussion Group. All women who are trauma survivors are welcome.

    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. Support group for women recovering from drug/alcohol abuse.  Info: Neile, 617-953-4878.

June 22, Friday

  • 10am-2pm. <NEW> Nest Collective offers Mother Studio Hours. Fridays. Do creative work in a “room of your own” while we share caring for the children in another room. A great way to carve out time for our creative pursuits. Please email joettamaue@gmail.com  to confirm a date and for more info.

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

    6-8pm. <NEW> Endometriosis Somerville Support Group. (4th Fridays). Endometriosis Somerville is a bi-weekly support group that meets at members’ homes and the Women’s Center. We invite you to join in community with others who survive and thrive with endo. Info: endometriosissomerville@gmail.com

    6:30-8pm. *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

June 23, Saturday

  • 12:30-3pm. Healing Through Creative Arts: Loving Kindness Meditation Collages. Saturday, 6/23. Facilitated by Gail and Pata. Offered by Survivor Theatre Project. Walk-ins welcome or register with martharogersmusic@gmail.com or call 978-408-9233.

June 24, Sunday
Closed

June 25, 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

    6:30-7:30pm  <NEW> Breathe & Believe Yoga. Mondays. All are welcome to join yoga teacher Anna Shults for an hour long yoga class each Monday evening.  Anna began practicing yoga to help with her scoliosis and marathon training.  She believes that yoga is for every body and teaches her classes to accommodate her students.  If you have done yoga before or if you’re brand new to it, we encourage to you to try it out and see what happens.  Preregister by 4pm: jenniferchan@breatheandbelieveyoga.com

June 26, Tuesday

  • 5-6pm. <NEW> Songwriting Workshop. All Tuesdays in June. Come learn how to write your own songs! No previous musical experience required. Great way to express yourself through music, instill confidence & unleash your creativity. For more info contact Amanda: rocknroll@whc.net   

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

June 27, Wednesday

  • 11am-12:15pm.  <NEW> Summer Yoga and Relax. Wednesdays, 6/13, 20 & 27; 7/11 & 18. Build strength and flexibility to body and mind through slow flow yoga. Come renew and relax. Beginner level. All welcome. Limited space, so register before 9am at ScandiYoga@gmail.com  

    1pm- 3pm. Art Group. Wednesdays (no meeting 6/20). 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

    6-7:30pm. <NEW> *Know Your Rights! Wednesday, 6/27. A workshop about the rights of women, LGBTQ+ and others in Massachusetts; the different types of discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations; and the complaint process. Plenty of time for questions. Provided by the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD).  Info: training.assistant@state.ma.us

June 28, 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

    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.

June 29, Friday

  • 10am-2pm. <NEW> Nest Collective offers Mother Studio Hours. Fridays. Do creative work in a “room of your own” while we share caring for the children in another room. A great way to carve out time for our creative pursuits. Please email joettamaue@gmail.com to confirm a date and for more info.

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

June 30, Saturday

  • No groups scheduled.

Other groups/offerings:

*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 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> Breathe & Believe Yoga. Mondays, 6:30-7:30pm.   All are welcome to join yoga teacher Anna Shults for an hour long yoga class each Monday evening.  Anna began practicing yoga to help with her scoliosis and marathon training.  She believes that yoga is for every body and teaches her classes to accommodate her students.  If you have done yoga before or if you’re brand new to it, we encourage to you to try it out and see what happens.  Preregister by 4pm: jenniferchan@breatheandbelieveyoga.com

<NEW> Coming out as a lesbian in 1910. Wednesday, 6/20,  6-7pm. Author Ellen Levy will talk about and read from her historical romance novel “Romance at Stonegate” detailing a relationship between two Jewish young women who must hide from their friends and family as they fall in love in 1910. Info: eje50@hotmail.com

<NEW> Craft Time with Cookie, Tuesday, 6/12, 10:30am-12:30pm. We’ll make necklaces and eat cake and ice cream. Supplies included, all women and children welcome. Info: Cookie, christinabaynes@yahoo.com

<NEW> Endometriosis Somerville Support Group. Friday 6/22, 6-8pm. (4th Fridays). Endometriosis Somerville is a bi-weekly support group that meets at members’ homes and the Women’s Center. We invite you to join in community with others who survive and thrive with endo. Info: endometriosissomerville@gmail.com

<NEW> Feminism Across Generations. Wednesday, 6/13, 6-8pm. At a time when women and minorities are increasingly marginalized, unity within communities is more important than ever. This is why we must have dialogue between women of different ages, races, socio-economic class and other varying identities. Join us for an intergenerational conversation on feminism. Share your experience, listen to others, and be part of an inclusive feminist conversation.  Info: jshiner@gm.slc.edu  

<NEW> Nest Collective offers Mother Studio Hours. Fridays, 10am-2pm. Do creative work in a “room of your own” while we share caring for the children in another room. A great way to carve out time for our creative pursuits. Please email joettamaue@gmail.com to confirm a date and for more info.

<NEW> Songwriting Workshop. All Tuesdays in June, 5-6pm. Come learn how to write your own songs! No previous musical experience required. Great way to express yourself through music, instill confidence & unleash your creativity. For more info contact Amanda: rocknroll@whc.net  

<NEW> Summer Yoga and Relax. Wednesdays, 6/13, 20 & 27; 7/11 & 18, 11am-12:15pm. Build strength and flexibility to body and mind through slow flow yoga. Come renew and relax. Beginner level. All welcome. Limited space, so 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

<NEW> *Women’s Healing Circle. Tuesdays, 6/5 & 19, 6-7:30pm. Are you ready to heal yourself to become who you really are? Do you want to understand how your mind and emotions work? Come to process your pain, overcome limiting beliefs, and start living with ease and purpose! Info: ashleyheacock@gmail.com

Alphabetical Listing of All Groups/Activities:

Art Group. Wednesdays (no meeting 6/20), 1pm- 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 6/1, 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

<NEW> Breathe & Believe Yoga. Mondays, 6:30-7:30pm. All are welcome to join yoga teacher Anna Shults for an hour long yoga class each Monday evening.  Anna began practicing yoga to help with her scoliosis and marathon training.  She believes that yoga is for every body and teaches her classes to accommodate her students.  If you have done yoga before or if you’re brand new to it, we encourage to you to try it out and see what happens.  Preregister by 4pm: jenniferchan@breatheandbelieveyoga.com

Cambridge Women’s Center Board of Trustees Meeting. Wednesday, 6/20, 6-7:30pm. Info: board@cambridgewomenscenter.org

<NEW> Coming out as a lesbian in 1910. Wednesday, 6/20,  6-7pm. Author Ellen Levy will talk about and read from her historical romance novel “Romance at Stonegate” detailing a relationship between two Jewish young women who must hide from their friends and family as they fall in love in 1910. Info: eje50@hotmail.com

<NEW> Craft Time with Cookie, Tuesday, 6/12, 10:30am-12:30pm. We’ll make necklaces and eat cake and ice cream. Supplies included, all women and children welcome. Info: Cookie, christinabaynes@yahoo.com

<NEW> Endometriosis Somerville Support Group. Friday 6/22, 6-8pm. (4th Fridays). Endometriosis Somerville is a bi-weekly support group that meets at members’ homes and the Women’s Center. We invite you to join in community with others who survive and thrive with endo. Info: endometriosissomerville@gmail.com

<NEW> Feminism Across Generations. Wednesday, 6/13, 6-8pm. Join us for an intergenerational conversation on feminism. Let’s create a dialogue between women of different ages, races, classes and other varying identities. Share your experience, listen to others, and be part of an inclusive feminist conversation.  Info: jshiner@gm.slc.edu  

*Feminist Book Club. Monday, 6/4, 7-8pm (1st Mondays except when 1st Monday is a holiday). We discuss books through the lens of feminism and our own experiences.June's book: A Safe Girl to Love by Casey Plett.  Info: lizbada@bu.edu

Fertility Awareness Meetup. Wednesday, 6/13, 6:30-7:30pm.  A space to discuss natural birth control options and fertility, including the Fertility Awareness Method (FAM) and Natural Family Planning (NFP).  A space where women can connect with peers, access information, pose questions, request resources, and share experiences.  For more info, contact Anna Churchill, anna@acfertilityawarness.com

Healing Through Creative Arts: Loving Kindness Meditation Collages. Saturday, 6/23, 12:30-3pm. Facilitated by Gail and Pata. Offered by Survivor Theatre Project. Walk-ins welcome or register with martharogersmusic@gmail.com or call 978-408-9233.

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

<NEW> *Know Your Rights! Wednesday, 6/27, 6-7:30pm. A workshop about the rights of women, LGBTQ+ and others in Massachusetts; the different types of discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations; and the complaint process. Plenty of time for questions. Provided by the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD).  Info: training.assistant@state.ma.us

*Lesbian & Bi Women’s Discussion Group. Friday 6/15, (3rd Friday). 6-7:30pm. Inclusive discussion group for women attracted to women. This month’s topic: Navigating (Queer vs Straight) Spaces. Info: jojo.bischof@web.de

Meditation for Inner Peace, Wednesday, 6/13, 6-7:30pm. Together we will practice a variety of meditations including enjoyment of breath, gratitude, loving-kindness, and deep relaxation. No previous meditation experience necessary. Info, Christine: christineradice@yahoo.com

<NEW> The Nest Collective offering Mother Studio Hours. Fridays, 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, 6/5 & 19 (1st and 3rd Tuesdays) and Monday 6/25 (4th  Monday), 12:30-1:30pm. Let’s enjoy a delicious meal and being together. All women welcome. Info: 617-354-6394.

*Reconciling Support Group. 6/22 (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

*SELF-CARE: Its Power and Healing Properties. Fridays, 4-5:30pm. Do you feel like you need to practice self-care on a deeper level? 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

<NEW> Songwriting Workshop. Tuesdays, 5-6pm. Come learn how to write your own songs! No previous musical experience required. Great way to express yourself through music, instill confidence & unleash your creativity. For more info contact Amanda: rocknroll@whc.net   

Spanish-English Conversation Exchange. Mondays, 12pm-2pm. 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> Summer Yoga and Relax. Wednesdays, 6/13, 20 & 27; 7/11 & 18, 11am-12:15pm. Build strength and flexibility to body and mind through slow flow yoga. Come renew and relax. Beginner level. All welcome. Limited space, so 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. Info: SIAWomenCambridge@gmail.com

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

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
On 6/21, 5:30-6:30pm, come to a special workshop: Writing as Transformative Tool for Survivors of Trauma before the trauma group. All women who are trauma survivors are welcome.

*Women 65+ Discussion Group. 6/20 (3rd Wednesday), 2-3:30pm. Topic: Having Fun. We will share specific instances. Let’s age better together! Come for useful and enjoyable conversations. Info: judy@cambridgewomenscenter.org

<NEW> *Women’s Healing Circle. Tuesdays, 6/5 & 19, 6-7:30pm. Are you ready to heal yourself to become who you really are? Do you want to understand how your mind and emotions work? Come to process your pain, overcome limiting beliefs, and start living with ease and purpose! Info: ashleyheacock@gmail.com

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, 6/5 (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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