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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.
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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July 1, Sunday
Closed

July 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

    6:30-7:30pm. <NEW> Breathe & Believe Yoga. Mondays (not 7/23). 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 you to try it out and see what happens.  Preregister by 4pm: jenniferchan@breatheandbelieveyoga.com

    7-8pm. Feminist Book Club. Monthly. We discuss books through the lens of feminism and our own experiences. July's book: The Beauty Myth, by Naomi Wolf. Info: lizbada@bu.edu

July 3, Tuesday

  • 11am-12:15pm <NEW> Gentle Yoga & Mindfulness, Tuesdays (not 7/17). Reconnect with your mind and body through a gentle flow yoga and mindfulness practice. Let yourself relax and enjoy an hour and fifteen minutes of tranquility. Led by Lauren Miningham. Info: lminingh@lesley.edu 

    6-7:30pm  <NEW> *Women’s Healing Circle, Tuesdays, 7/3 & 17. 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

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

July 4, Wednesday

  • Closed for the Independence Day holiday

July 5, Thursday

  • 6:30-7:30pm. Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Thursdays (not 7/19). 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.

July 6, Friday

  • 4-5:30pm. *SELF-CARE: Its Power & Healing Properties. Fridays. 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! Info: Lane, defaultlane@aim.com 

July 7, Saturday

  • No groups scheduled

July 8, Sunday
Closed

July 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. 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.aljawhary@gmail.com.

    6:30-7:30pm. <NEW> Breathe & Believe Yoga. Mondays (not 7/23). 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 you to try it out and see what happens!  Preregister by 4pm: jenniferchan@breatheandbelieveyoga.com

July 10, Tuesday

  • 11am-12:15pm <NEW> Gentle Yoga & Mindfulness, Tuesdays (not 7/17). Reconnect with your mind and body through a gentle flow yoga and mindfulness practice. Let yourself relax and enjoy an hour and fifteen minutes of tranquility. Led by Lauren Miningham. Info: lminingh@lesley.edu 

    2-3:15pm. Write Your Story. Tuesdays, 7/10 & 24. This friendly group will help you learn how to tell the stories you want to tell. Come write stories, both fiction and nonfiction. We can use the time to write or you can bring writing you are working on to share and talk about. Info: Diane dianesteinkamp@hotmail.com

    <NEW> Poetry Group. Tuesdays, starting 7/10, 5:30-6:30pm. Come find your poetic, creative voice! Whether you love to write or you’ve never written poetry before, this group is open to everyone. We will read work by women poets and write our own poems exploring memory, objects, relationships, travel, and more! Info: Adriana Grant at adrianacgrant@gmail.com  

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

July 11, Wednesday

  • 11am-12:15pm.  <NEW> Summer Yoga and Relax. Wednesdays, 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 

    1-3pm. Art Group. Wednesdays (not meeting 7/4). 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

    5:30-7pm * <NEW> Finding Your Voice. Wednesdays, 7/11 & 25. A group for any woman that wants to make their voice heard, and who finds comfort (or aspires to find comfort) in speaking about their experiences. We will talk, listen, and learn about each other through spoken word storytelling. Info: rachel.carp@tufts.edu
    for more information.

July 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

    6:30-7:30pm. Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Thursdays (not 7/19). 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.

July 13, Friday

  • 4-5:30pm. *SELF-CARE: Its Power & Healing Properties. Fridays. 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. *Reconciling Support Group. Usually 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

July 14, Saturday

  • No groups scheduled

July 15, Sunday
Closed

July 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.aljawhary@gmail.com.

    6-7:30pm.  *Meditation for Stress Management. Monday, 7/16. We’ll practice a variety of meditations including deep relaxation, guided visualization, mindful breathing, and loving-kindness, as well as share tips for working meditation into your daily life. No previous meditation experience necessary. Info, Christine: christineradice@yahoo.com 

    6:30-7:30pm. <NEW> Breathe & Believe Yoga. Mondays (not 7/23). 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 you to try it out and see what happens.  Preregister by 4pm: jenniferchan@breatheandbelieveyoga.com

July 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.

    6-7:30pm  <NEW> *Women’s Healing Circle, Tuesdays, 7/3 & 17. 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

    5:30-6:30pm. <NEW> Poetry Group. Tuesdays, starting 7/10. Come find your poetic, creative voice! Whether you love to write or you’ve never written poetry before, this group is open to everyone. We will read work by women poets and write our own poems exploring memory, objects, relationships, travel, and more! Info: Adriana Grant , adrianacgrant@gmail.com

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

July 18, Wednesday

  • 11am-12:15pm. <NEW> Summer Yoga and Relax. Wednesdays, 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 

    1-3pm. Art Group. Wednesdays (not meeting 7/4). 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: What we eat and why.  Let’s age better together! Come for useful and enjoyable conversations. Info: judy@cambridgewomenscenter.org

    5-8pm. Managing Your Money, Wednesday, 7/18. Free one-on-one, 45-minute confidential consultations with a professional financial planner on managing credit & debts, budgeting, taxes and other issues. Pre-registration required: linda@cambridgewomenscenter.org

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

July 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

    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.

July 20, Friday

  • 4-5:30pm. *SELF-CARE: Its Power & Healing Properties. Fridays. 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. <NEW> Summer Meeting for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse (no one admitted after 6:15pm). Topic: Power. Join members of the survivor community for connection, support, and discussion while Incest Resources' Group is on summer break. For predictability and safety, the structure and guidelines will be the same, but the meeting will be unfacilitated. Info: rjulia6@gmail.com

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

July 21, Saturday

  • No groups scheduled

July 22, Sunday
Closed

July 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

    6-7pm. <NEW> *Feminism: Past, Present, and Future. Discuss the role of feminism in the current political climate. Info: jshiner@gm.slc.edu.

    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.aljawhary@gmail.com.

July 24, Tuesday

  • 11am-12:15pm <NEW> Gentle Yoga & Mindfulness, Tuesdays (not 7/17). Reconnect with your mind and body through a gentle flow yoga and mindfulness practice. Let yourself relax and enjoy an hour and fifteen minutes of tranquility. Led by Lauren Miningham. Info: lminingh@lesley.edu  

    2-3:15pm. Write Your Story. Tuesdays, 7/10 & 24. This friendly group will help you learn how to tell the stories you want to tell. Come write stories, both fiction and nonfiction. We can use the time to write or you can bring writing you are working on to share and talk about. Info: Diane dianesteinkamp@hotmail.com 

    5:30-6:30pm. <NEW> Poetry Group. Tuesdays, starting 7/10. Come find your poetic, creative voice! Whether you love to write or you’ve never written poetry before, this group is open to everyone. We will read work by women poets and write our own poems exploring memory, objects, relationships, travel, and more! Info: Adriana Grant at adrianacgrant@gmail.com
      
    6:15-7:45pm. Survivors of Incest Anonymous. Tuesdays. A 12-step group for women survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Info: SIAWomenCambridge@gmail.com

July 25, Wednesday

  • 1- 3pm. Art Group. Wednesdays (not meeting 7/4). 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

    5:30-7pm. <NEW> *Finding Your Voice. Wednesdays, 7/11 & 25,. A group for any woman that wants to make their voice heard, and who finds comfort (or aspires to find comfort) in speaking about their experiences. We will talk, listen, and learn about each other through spoken word storytelling. Info: rachel.carp@tufts.edu

July 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

    6:30-7:30pm. Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Thursdays (not 7/19). 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.

July 27, Friday

  • 4-5:30pm. *SELF-CARE: Its Power & Healing Properties. Fridays. 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

July 28, Saturday

  • no groups scheduled

July 29, Sunday
Closed

July 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.aljawhary@gmail.com.

    6:30-7:30pm  <NEW> Breathe & Believe Yoga. Mondays (not 7/23). 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 you to try it out and see what happens.  Preregister by 4pm: jenniferchan@breatheandbelieveyoga.com

July 31, Tuesday

  • 11am-12:15pm <NEW> Gentle Yoga & Mindfulness, Tuesdays (not 7/17). Reconnect with your mind and body through a gentle flow yoga and mindfulness practice. Let yourself relax and enjoy an hour and fifteen minutes of tranquility. Led by Lauren Miningham. Info: lminingh@lesley.edu  

    5:30-6:30pm. <NEW> Poetry Group. Tuesdays, starting 7/10. Come find your poetic, creative voice! Whether you love to write or you’ve never written poetry before, this group is open to everyone. We will read work by women poets and write our own poems exploring memory, objects, relationships, travel, and more! Info: Adriana Grant , adrianacgrant@gmail.com

    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

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> Breathe & Believe Yoga. Mondays (not 7/23), 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 you to try it out and see what happens.  Preregister by 4pm: jenniferchan@breatheandbelieveyoga.com

<NEW> Endometriosis Somerville Support Group. Friday, 7/27, 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: Past, Present, and Future. Monday, 7/23, 6-7pm. Discuss the role of feminism in the current political climate. Info: jshiner@gm.slc.edu  

*<NEW> Finding Your Voice. Wednesdays, 7/11 & 25, 5:30-7pm. A group for any woman that wants to make their voice heard, and who finds comfort (or aspires to find comfort) in speaking about their experiences. We will talk, listen, and learn about each other through spoken word storytelling. Info: rachel.carp@tufts.edu

<NEW> Gentle Yoga & Mindfulness, Tuesdays (not 7/17), 11am-12:15pm. Reconnect with your mind and body through a gentle flow yoga and mindfulness practice. Let yourself relax and enjoy an hour and fifteen minutes of tranquility. Led by Lauren Miningham. Info: lminingh@lesley.edu   

<NEW> Managing Your Money, Wednesday, 7/18, 5-8pm. Free one-on-one, 45-minute confidential consultations with a professional financial planner on managing credit & debts; budgeting; taxes; other issues. Pre-registration required: linda@cambridgewomenscenter.org

<NEW> Poetry Group. Tuesdays, starting 7/10, 5:30-6:30pm. Come find your poetic, creative voice! Whether you love to write or you’ve never written poetry before, this group is open to everyone. We will read work by women poets and write our own poems exploring memory, objects, relationships, travel, and more! Info: Adriana Grant, adrianacgrant@gmail.com  

<NEW> Summer Meeting for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse, Friday, 7/20, 6–7:30pm. (no one admitted after 6:15pm). Topic: Power. Join members of the survivor community for connection, support, and discussion while Incest Resources' Group is on summer break. For predictability and safety, the structure and guidelines will be the same, but the meeting will be unfacilitated. Info: rjulia6@gmail.com

<NEW> Summer Yoga and Relax. Wednesdays, 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, 7/3 & 17, 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 (not meeting 7/4), 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 7/6, 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. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

<NEW> Breathe & Believe Yoga. Mondays (not 7/23), 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 you to try it out and see what happens.  Preregister by 4pm: jenniferchan@breatheandbelieveyoga.com

Cambridge Women’s Center Board of Trustees Meeting. Wednesday, 7/18, 6-7:30pm. Info: board@cambridgewomenscenter.org

<NEW> Endometriosis Somerville Support Group. Friday, 7/27, 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: Past, Present, and Future. Monday, 7/23, 6-7pm. Discuss the role of feminism in the current political climate. Info: jshiner@gm.slc.edu  

*Feminist Book Club. Monday, 7/2, 7-8pm (1st Mondays except when 1st Monday is a holiday). We discuss books through the lens of feminism and our own experiences.July's book: The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf.  Info: lizbada@bu.edu

*<NEW> Finding Your Voice. Wednesdays, 7/11 & 25, 5:30-7pm. A group for any woman that wants to make their voice heard, and who finds comfort (or aspires to find comfort) in speaking about their experiences. We will talk, listen, and learn about each other through spoken word storytelling. Info: rachel.carp@tufts.edu

<NEW> Gentle Yoga & Mindfulness, Tuesdays (not 7/17), 11am-12:15pm. Reconnect with your mind and body through a gentle flow yoga and mindfulness practice. Let yourself relax and enjoy an hour and fifteen minutes of tranquility. Led by Lauren Miningham. Info: lminingh@lesley.edu   

Incest Resources’ Drop-in Discussion Group for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. Monthly, 3rd Friday (7/20), 6-7:30pm (no one admitted after 6:15pm). The regular group will not be meeting in July and August. While Incest Resources' Group is on summer break, join members of the survivor community for connection, support and discussion. For predictability and safety, the structure and guidelines will be the same, but the meeting will be unfacilitated. The July topic will be: Power. Info: rjulia6@gmail.com

*Lesbian & Bi Women’s Discussion Group. Friday 7/20, (3rd Friday). 6-7:30pm. Inclusive discussion group for women attracted to women. This month’s topic: How to Make Friends in Boston  Info: jojo.bischof@web.de

<NEW> Managing Your Money, Wednesday, 7/18, 5-8pm. Free one-on-one, 45-minute confidential consultations with a professional financial planner on managing credit & debts; budgeting; taxes; other issues. Pre-registration required: linda@cambridgewomenscenter.org

*Meditation for Stress Management. Monday, 7/16, 6-7:30pm. We’ll practice a variety of meditations including deep relaxation, guided visualization, mindful breathing, and loving-kindness, as well as share tips for working meditation into your daily life. No previous meditation experience necessary. Info: Christine, christineradice@yahoo.com 

*Open Luncheons at the Women’s Center. Tuesday, 7/17 (3rd Tuesdays) and Monday 7/23 (4th Monday), 12:30-1:30pm. Let’s enjoy a delicious meal and being together. All women welcome. Info: 617-354-6394.

<NEW> Poetry Group. Tuesdays, starting 7/10, 5:30-6:30pm. Come find your poetic, creative voice! Whether you love to write or you’ve never written poetry before, this group is open to everyone. We will read work by women poets and write our own poems exploring memory, objects, relationships, travel, and more! Info: Adriana Grant, adrianacgrant@gmail.com  

*Reconciling Support Group. 7/13 (usually 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

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, 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.

Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Thursdays (not 7/19), 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. 7/18 (3rd Wednesday), 2-3:30pm. Topic: What we eat and why. 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, 7/3 & 17, 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. Tuesdays, 7/10 & 24. 2-3:15pm. This friendly group will help you learn how to tell the stories you want to tell. Come write stories, both fiction and nonfiction. We can use the time to write or you can bring writing you are working on to share and talk about. Info: Diane dianesteinkamp@hotmail.com

 

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