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Monthly Calendar of Events

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. The Women's Center will be open on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
All groups and workshops are free of charge, and open to all who identify as women. Childcare is usually available if requested a few days in advance. * indicates wheelchair-accessible groups. Groups can be moved to wheelchair-accessible rooms with advanced notice; please call us to arrange.
Note: Alphabetical listings of New Groups and All Groups follow the chronological listing.

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January 1, Tuesday
Closed, New Year's Day

January 2, Wednesday

  • 12:30-2:30pm. *Spanish-English Conversation Exchange. Wednesdays. 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. Info: womenspanishenglishclass@hotmail.com

January 3, 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

    1-2:30pm. Art Group. Thursdays. A space for women to come together and use the creative process to heal ourselves. All women welcome. No experience needed. Info: Forest  617-416-1297.

    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. Check out http://cwctraumagroup.org/ for topics and more info on the group, or email 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.

January 4, Friday

  • 6:30-8pm. *Bay State Butches. (1st Fridays). Join other butch lesbians to socialize with and support one another. Tonight: Yankee Swap and Open Discussion. Info: Lane, defaultlane@aim.com 

January 5, Saturday

  • no groups scheduled

January 6, Sunday
Closed

January 7, Monday

  • 11am-3pm. <NEW> Ayuda con la traducción del español al inglés. ¿Necesita traductor con documentos en inglés? ¿Quiere ayuda para llenar aplicaciones en inglés? ¡María la interna le puede ayudar! Venga a Women’s Center.

    1:30-4:30pm. Beading Group. Mondays (not 1/21). Come work on your own beading projects and socialize. Materials available. All women welcome. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

    6-8pm. Survivors Write to Heal. Mondays, 1/7 & 21. Writing workshops designed to embolden female survivors of trauma and abuse by providing an expressive outlet in a nurturing setting. We discuss, write & share our work. Info: dianesteinkamp@hotmail.com

    7-8pm. Feminist Book Club. We discuss books through the lens of feminism and our own experiences. Tonight’s book Murder in the Kitchen by Alice B Toklas  can be found in the Alice B Toklas Cookbook as excerpts:  Dishes for Artists, Murder in the Kitchen, Food to which Aunt Pauline and Lady Godiva Led Us, Haschish Fudge. On 2/4 the book will be Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado. Info: lizbada@bu.edu

January 8, Tuesday

  • 10am-2pm. <NEW> *Ayuda con la traducción del español al inglés. ¿Necesita traductor con documentos en inglés? ¿Quiere ayuda para llenar aplicaciones en inglés? ¡María la interna le puede ayudar! Venga a Women’s Center.

    6-7:15pm. Write Your Way. Tuesdays (not 1/22). Whether you're new to writing, or possess a lifelong habit, come join us. We'll write, exploring memory, relationships, identity, wellness, and more, and share if we choose to. Info: adrianacgrant@gmail.com

January 9, Wednesday

  • 12:30-2:30pm. *Spanish-English Conversation Exchange. Wednesdays. 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. Info: womenspanishenglishclass@hotmail.com

    2-8pm. <NEW> *Ayuda con la traducción del español al inglés. ¿Necesita traductor con documentos en inglés? ¿Quiere ayuda para llenar aplicaciones en inglés? ¡María la interna le puede ayudar! Venga a Women’s Center.

January 10, 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

    1-2:30pm. Art Group. Thursdays. A space for women to come together and use the creative process to heal ourselves. All women welcome. No experience needed. Info: Forest 617-416-1297.

    2-3:30pm. *Women 65+ Discussion Group.  2nd THURSDAYS. Come for supportive discussions on aging issues we all face. This month we’ll talk about the challenges of change – making changes, adjusting to changes in living situations, our health, our capacities, etc.Info:
    judy@cambridgewomenscenter.org

    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. Check out http://cwctraumagroup.org/ for topics, more info on the group, or email 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.

January 11, Friday

  • no groups scheduled

January 12, Saturday

  • no groups scheduled

January 13, Sunday
Closed

January 14, Monday

  • Noon-2pm <NEW> *Movie Musical “All That Jazz.” Come join us to watch this movie musical in the living room.

    1:30-4:30pm. Beading Group. Mondays (not 1/21). Come work on your own beading projects and socialize. Materials available. All women welcome. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

January 15, Tuesday

  • 12:30-1:30pm. Open Luncheon at the Women’s Center.  Come eat and chat together. Info: 617-354-6394.

    1-6pm. <NEW> *Ayuda con la traducción del español al inglés. ¿Necesita traductor con documentos en inglés? ¿Quiere ayuda para llenar aplicaciones en inglés? ¡María la interna le puede ayudar! Venga a Women’s Center.

    5:30-6:30pm. Meditations for the New Year. Tuesday 1/15.  In this workshop, we will learn and practice mindfulness, body scan, and loving-kindness meditations. No previous experience necessary Info: Christine: christineradice@yahoo.com

    6-7:15pm. Write Your Way. Tuesdays (not 1/22). Whether you're new to writing, or possess a lifelong habit, come join us. We'll write, exploring memory, relationships, identity, wellness, and more, and share if we choose to. Info: adrianacgrant@gmail.com

January 16, Wednesday

  • 12:30-2:30pm. *Spanish-English Conversation Exchange. Wednesdays. 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. Info: womenspanishenglishclass@hotmail.com

    2-8pm. <NEW> *Ayuda con la traducción del español al inglés. ¿Necesita traductor con documentos en inglés? ¿Quiere ayuda para llenar aplicaciones en inglés? ¡María la interna le puede ayudar! Venga a Women’s Center.

    4:30pm- 5:45pm. <NEW> Drama, Music, and Finding your Flow! Every other Wednesday, starting Jan 16. Access your inner play and express yourself through drama games, music, and creative exploration. We’ll have fun together in a warm environment, welcoming everyone to be a part of the circle. Laughter is a big part of this group. No experience necessary. Info: Molly, apartofthecircle@gmail.com

January 17, 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

    1-2:30pm. Art Group. Thursdays. A space for women to come together and use the creative process to heal ourselves. All women welcome. No experience needed. Info: Forest 617-416-1297.

    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. Check out http://cwctraumagroup.org/ for topics and more info on the group, or email 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.

January 18, Friday

  • 6-7:30pm. Incest Resources’ Drop-in Discussion Group for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. Topic: Mourning. You must come on time! No one admitted after 6:15pm so group process will not be disrupted! Meets 3rd Fridays, December-June.

    6-7:30pm. *Lesbian & Bi Women’s Discussion Group. (3rd  Fridays). Inclusive discussion group for women attracted to women. This month’s topic: Online Dating and Technology: Its Impact On Our Lives. Info: jojo.bischof@web.de

January 19, Saturday

  • no groups scheduled

January 20, Sunday
Closed

January 21, Monday — Open for Martin Luther King Jr.  Day

  • 6-8pm. Survivors Write to Heal. Mondays, 1/7 & 21. Writing workshops designed to embolden female survivors of trauma and abuse by providing an expressive outlet in a nurturing setting. We discuss, write & share our work. Info: dianesteinkamp@hotmail.com

January 22, Tuesday

  • Noon-2pm. <NEW> *Movie Musical: “Grease.” Come join us to watch this movie musical in the living room.

    1-6pm. <NEW> *Ayuda con la traducción del español al inglés. ¿Necesita traductor con documentos en inglés? ¿Quiere ayuda para llenar aplicaciones en inglés? ¡María la interna le puede ayudar! Venga a Women’s Center.

January 23, Wednesday

  • 12:30-2:30pm. *Spanish-English Conversation Exchange. Wednesdays. 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. Info: womenspanishenglishclass@hotmail.com

    2-8pm. <NEW> *Ayuda con la traducción del español al inglés. ¿Necesita traductor con documentos en inglés? ¿Quiere ayuda para llenar aplicaciones en inglés? ¡María la interna le puede ayudar! Venga a Women’s Center.

January 24, 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

    1-2:30pm. Art Group. Thursdays. A space for women to come together and use the creative process to heal ourselves. All women welcome. No experience needed. Info: Forest  617-416-1297.

    5-6pm <NEW> Songshare/Artshare. Thursdays starting 1/24. What song is in your heart?  We’ll listen to a song you love and explore how it resonates with the group via self-directed art-making. Info: Julie, Another_Julie@email.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. Check out http://cwctraumagroup.org/ for topics and more info on the group, or email 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.

January 25, Friday

  • 2-3pm. <NEW>  “Open Luncheon with Savannah” (CWC Food Coordinator). Includes a vegetarian dish,  a vegan dish, and a meat dish. We’ll enjoy good healthy food together. Info: 617-354-6394.

    6:30-8pm. *Reconciling Support Group. (4th Fridays). For individuals assigned female at birth, who identified as something other than female/are dysphoric, & want to process,  reconcile with being female, and heal. Info: defaultlane@aim.com

January 26, Saturday

  • 12:30-3pm.   Healing Through Creative Arts. Loving Kindness Meditation Collages: an art form to develop self-compassion. Facilitated by Pata and Gail. For survivors of sexual violence. Organized by the Survivor Theatre Project. To register contact martharogersmusic@gmail.com or call 978-408-9233. Walk-ins welcome.

January 27, Sunday
Closed

January 28, Monday

  • 1:30-4:30pm. Beading Group. Mondays (not 1/14). Come work on your own beading projects and socialize. Materials available. All women welcome. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

January 29, Tuesday

  • 1-6pm. <NEW> *Ayuda con la traducción del español al inglés.¿Necesita traductor con documentos en inglés? ¿Quiere ayuda para llenar aplicaciones en inglés? ¡María la interna le puede ayudar! Venga a Women’s Center.

    6-7:15pm. Write Your Way. Tuesdays. Whether you're new to writing, or possess a lifelong habit, come join us. We'll write, exploring memory, relationships, identity, wellness, and more, and share if we choose to. Info: adrianacgrant@gmail.com

January 30, Wednesday

  • 12:30-2:30pm. *Spanish-English Conversation Exchange. Wednesdays. 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. Info: womenspanishenglishclass@hotmail.com

    2-8pm. <NEW> *Ayuda con la traducción del español al inglés. ¿Necesita traductor con documentos en inglés? ¿Quiere ayuda para llenar aplicaciones en inglés? ¡María la interna le puede ayudar! Venga a Women’s Center.

    4:30pm- 5:45pm. <NEW>  Drama, Music, and Finding your Flow! Every other Wednesday, starting 1/16. Access your inner play and express yourself through drama games, music, and creative exploration. We’ll have fun together in a warm environment, welcoming everyone to be a part of the circle. Laughter is a big part of this group. No experience necessary. Info: Molly, apartofthecircle@gmail.com

    6-7:30pm. Cambridge Women's Center Board of Trustees Meeting. Info: board@cambridgewomenscenter.org.

January 31, 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

    1-2:30pm. Art Group. Thursdays. A space for women to come together and use the creative process to heal ourselves. All women welcome. No experience needed. Info: Forest  617-416-1297.

    5-6pm <NEW> Songshare/Artshare. Thursdays starting 1/24. What song is in your heart?  We’ll listen to a song you love and explore how it resonates with the group via self-directed art-making. Info: Julie, Another_Julie@email.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. Check out http://cwctraumagroup.org/ for topics, more info on the group, or email 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.

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  

Alphabetical Listing of <NEW> Groups/Activities:

<NEW> *Ayuda con la traducción del español al inglés. ¿Necesita traductor con documentos en inglés? ¿Quiere ayuda para llenar aplicaciones en inglés? ¡María la interna le puede ayudar! Venga a Women’s Center. Los martes y miercoles durante la semana (ver el calendario para el horario).

<NEW> Art Group. Thursdays 1-2:30pm.  A space for women to come together and use the creative process to heal ourselves. All women welcome. No experience needed. Info: Forest, 617-416-1297.

<NEW>  Drama, Music, and Finding your Flow! Every other Wednesday, starting 1/16, 4:30pm- 5:45pm. Access your inner play and express yourself through drama games, music, and creative exploration. We’ll have fun together in a warm environment, welcoming everyone to be a part of the circle. Laughter is a big part of this group. No experience necessary. Info: Molly, apartofthecircle@gmail.com

<NEW> “Open Luncheon with Savannah” (CWC Food Coordinator). Friday, 1/25, 2-3pm. Includes a vegetarian, a vegan, and a meat dish. Info: 617-354-6394.

<NEW> Songshare/Artshare. Thursdays starting 1/24, 5-6pm. What song is in your heart?  We’ll listen to a song you love and explore how it resonates with the group via self-directed art-making. Info: Julie, Another_Julie@email.com

Alphabetical Listing of All Groups/Activities:

<NEW> Art Group. Thursdays, 1-2:30pm. A space for women to come together and use the creative process to heal ourselves. All women welcome. No experience needed. Info: Forest  617-416-1297.

<NEW> *Ayuda con la traducción del español al inglés.¿Necesita traductor con documentos en inglés? ¿Quiere ayuda para llenar aplicaciones en inglés? ¡María la interna le puede ayudar! Venga a Women’s Center. Los martes y miercoles durante la semana (ver el calendario para el horario).

*Bay State Butches. 1/4 (1st Fridays). 6:30-8pm. Join other butch lesbians to socialize with and support one another. This month: Yankee Swap & Open Discussion. Info: Lane, defaultlane@aim.com 

Beading Group
. Mondays (not 1/21), 1:30-4:30pm. Come work on your own beading projects and socialize. Materials available. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

Cambridge Women’s Center Board of Trustees Meeting. Wednesday 1/30, 6-7:30pm. Info: board@cambridgewomenscenter.org

Feminist Book Club. 1/7 (1st Mondays). 7-8pm. We discuss books through the lens of feminism and our own experiences. The book Murder in the Kitchen by Alice B Toklas  can be found in the Alice B Toklas Cookbook as excerpts:  Dishes for Artists, Murder in the Kitchen, Food to which Aunt Pauline and Lady Godiva Led Us, Haschish Fudge. On 2/4 the book will be Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado. Info: lizbada@bu.edu

Healing Through Creative Arts. Loving Kindness Meditation Collages: an art form to develop self-compassion. Saturday 1/26, 12:30-3pmFacilitated by Pata and Gail. For survivors of sexual violence. Sponsored by the Survivor Theatre Project. To register contact martharogersmusic@gmail.com or call 978-408-9233. Walk-ins welcome.

Incest Resources’ Drop-in Discussion Group for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. Friday 1/18, 6-7:30pm. (3rd Fridays, December-June). Topic: Mourning. You must come on time! No one admitted after 6:15pm so group process will not be disrupted!

*Lesbian & Bi Women’s Discussion Group. 1/18 (3rd  Fridays), 6-7:30pm. Inclusive discussion group for women attracted to women. Info: jojo.bischof@web.de

Meditations for the New Year. Tuesday 1/15. 5:30-6:30pm. In this workshop, we will learn and practice mindfulness, body scan, and loving-kindness meditations. No previous experience necessary Info: Christine, christineradice@yahoo.com

*Open Luncheon at the Women’s Center. Tuesday, 1/15, 12:30-1:30pm. Luncheon provided by Community Cooks volunteers.Come eat and chat together. Includes vegetarian and vegan dishes. Info: 617-354-6394.

<NEW> “Open Luncheon with Savannah” (CWC Food Coordinator). Friday, 1/25, 2-3pm. Includes vegetarian and vegan dishes. Info: 617-354-6394.

*Reconciling Support Group. 1/25 (4th Fridays), 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

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. Wednesdays, 12:30pm-2:30pm. 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. Info: womenspanishenglishclass@hotmail.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  

Survivors Write to Heal. Mondays, 1/7 & 21. 6-8pm. Writing workshops designed to embolden female survivors of trauma and abuse by providing an expressive outlet in a nurturing setting. We discuss, write & share our work. Info: dianesteinkamp@hotmail.com

Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Thursdays, 6:30-7:30pm. An intimate group where women can share and get support for all forms of trauma, past and present. Check out http://cwctraumagroup.org/ for topics, more info, or email groupcambridge@gmail.com

*Women 65+ Discussion Group.  1/10, 2nd THURSDAYS. 2-3:30pm.  Come for supportive discussions on aging issues we all face. This month we’ll talk about the challenges of change – making changes, adjusting to changes in living situations, our health, our capacities, etc. Info: judy@cambridgewomenscenter.org

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

Write Your Way. Tuesdays, 6-7:15pm (not 1/22). Whether you're new to writing, or possess a lifelong habit, come join us. We'll write, exploring memory, relationships, identity, wellness, and more, and share if we choose to. Info: adrianacgrant@gmail.com

 

 

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