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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.

July 2017 Calendar

July 1, Saturday

  • 1-2:30pm. <NEW> *Women’s Ovarian Cancer Support Group. 7/1 & 15 (1st and 3rd Saturdays). A place where we can support each other, learn together, and share experiences. No need to sign up.  All ages & stages welcome!  All ages and stages welcome!  Info: womenscancergroup@gmail.com

July 2, Sunday
Closed

July 3, Monday

  • 2:30-4:30pm. Beading Group. On 7/3, 10 & 17, come work on your own beading projects and socialize. Materials available. All women welcome. No experience needed. [Usually meets weekly, but on 7/24 & 7/31 the group will be presenting a special Show and Sale from noon-6pm in the living room (1st floor)]. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

    7-8pm. *Feminist Book Club, We discuss books through the lens of feminism and our own experiences. All perspectives encouraged and welcomed. This month’s book: "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot. For more information, please email Alex, alexmarisa1@aol.com

July 4, Tuesday (Independence Day)
Closed

July 5, Wednesday

  • 11am-1pm. *Spanish-English Conversation Exchange. 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

    6-7:30pm. *Healthy Self-Esteem. Weekly. Learn how to cope with stress through sharing stories and positive affirmations. Info: cdevlin@wellesley.edu

July 6, Thursday

  • 10am-12pm. Sewing Group. Weekly. Open to all women who’d like to sew or mend with a machine or by hand. Make or mend bags, clothing, quilts... No experience needed. Info: Graciegeorgie@gmail.com

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

    3-6pm. *Fun In the Sun. 3:15-5:15 pm. Join us for indoor and outdoor games, cool snacks, and other merriment! All women and children welcome. Info: courtney.cambridgewomenscenter@gmail.com

    6:30-7:30pm. Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Weekly. 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.” Weekly. Support group for women recovering from drug/alcohol abuse.  Info: 617-354-6394.

July 7, Friday

  • 3-4pm. Find Emotional Support Online. Weekly. Learn to be more comfortable using a computer to search online, including how to use Reddit, a simple online resource for finding support of all kinds of issues. Info: cdevlin@wellesley.edu

July 8, Saturday

  • No groups scheduled

July 9, Sunday
Closed

July 10, Monday

  • 2:30-4:30pm. Beading Group. [Usually weekly, but on 7/24 & 7/31 the group will be presenting a special show and sale from noon-6pm in the living room (1st floor)]. On 7/3, 10, & 17, come work on your own beading projects and socialize. Materials available. All women welcome. No experience needed. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

    6:15-7:15pm. Basic Yoga with Marilyn. Weekly. Come restore & rejuvenate your body, mind & spirit. All welcome, including beginners! You need to register by 4pm Mondays —space is limited! To register/for more info: marilynregan58@gmail.com  

July 11, Tuesday

  • 12-2pm <NEW> Art Group. Weekly (no meeting 7/18). A welcoming space to create art of any medium. Fun and rewarding class that is open to new ideas and creative expression. All are welcome! No previous art background needed. Info: Michelle Spages mshellspages@gmail.com

    3-4pm  <NEW> Crafternoons, Tuesdays, weekly. Come learn new crafts and socialize! There will be a new craft most weeks. Info: Sophie: scolbathhess@gmail.com 

    6-7:30pm. *Women For Political Action (normally first Tuesdays). Come to share, discuss, and plan political actions we can take in our community and beyond! We can make a difference! Info: office@w4pa.org

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

July 12, Wednesday

  • 11am-1pm. *Spanish-English Conversation Exchange. 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

    6-7:30pm. <NEW> Find a Roommate Mixer. In need of a room? Have a room you need filled? Want to discuss issues finding housing? Join us for light refreshments and meet potential roommates! All who identify as women welcome. Info:helen01cp@gmail.com

    6-7:30pm. *Healthy Self-Esteem. Weekly. Learn how to cope with stress through sharing stories and positive affirmations. Info: cdevlin@wellesley.edu

July 13, Thursday

  • 10am-12pm. Sewing Group. Weekly. Open to all women who’d like to sew or mend with a machine or by hand. Make or mend bags, clothing, quilts... No experience needed. Info: graciegeorgie@gmail.com

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

    6:30-7:30pm. Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Weekly. 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.” Weekly. Support group for women recovering from drug/alcohol abuse.  Info: 617-354-6394.

July 14, Friday

  • 3-4pm. <NEW> Find Emotional Support Online. Weekly. Come learn to be more comfortable using a computer to search online, including how to use Reddit, a simple online resource for finding support of all kinds of issues. Info: cdevlin@wellesley.edu

    6:30-7:30 pm. *Queer in the Headlights. 2nd Fridays. Topic: "Summer Horoscopes." Join us for a fun discussion and activity focused on the zodiac and its significance in queer culture. After, attendees can to go out for food/drinks nearby. For all who identify as non-male, non-straight. Info:   queerheadlights@gmail.com

July 15, Saturday

  • 1-2:30pm. <NEW> *Women’s Ovarian Cancer Support Group. 7/1 & 15 (1st and 3rd Saturdays). A place where we can support each other, learn together, and share experiences. No need to sign up.  All ages & stages welcome!  All ages and stages welcome!  Info: womenscancergroup@gmail.com

July 16, Sunday - Special Event

  • 3-6pm. Sanctuary Open House--Welcoming Our Neighbors. Cambridge is a sanctuary city that welcomes immigrants and refugees. We invite immigrants, refugees and their allies to join this celebration. Refreshments, music, children’s activities, and much more. All genders welcome, family-friendly, wheelchair-accessible event.  Info: office@w4pa.org

July 17, Monday

  • 2:30-4:30pm. Beading Group. [Usually weekly, but on 7/24 & 7/31 the group will be presenting a special show and sale from noon-6pm in the living room (1st floor)]. On 7/3, 10, & 17, come work on your own beading projects and socialize. Materials available. All women welcome. No experience needed. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

    6:15-7:15pm. Basic Yoga with Marilyn. Weekly. Come restore & rejuvenate your body, mind & spirit. All welcome, including beginners! You need to Please register by 4pm Mondays —space is limited! To register/for more info: marilynregan58@gmail.com  

July 18, Tuesday

  • 12:30-1:30pm. *Open Luncheon at the Women’s Center. 3rd Tuesdays. Let’s enjoy a meal and conversation together. All women welcome. Info: 617-354-6394.

    3-4pm  <NEW> Crafternoons, Tuesdays, weekly. Come learn new crafts and socialize! There will be a new craft most weeks. Info: Sophie: scolbathhess@gmail.com 

July 19, Wednesday

  • 11am-1pm. *Spanish-English Conversation Exchange. 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

    2-3:30pm. Write Your Story. (7/19 only; usually meets twice a month). Come write stories, both fiction and nonfiction. Use this friendly, supportive group to further your writing endeavors and to learn how to tell both true and imagined stories. Facilitated by novelist Laura van den Berg. Info: vandenberg8@gmail.com

    2-3:30pm. *Navigating Aging: Women 65+ Discussion Group. Topic: Overcoming/Accepting Limitations.  We talk about aging: our difficulties, triumphs, and insights, in a supportive and collaborative atmosphere. Info: judy@cambridgewomenscenter.org

    6-7:30pm. *Healthy Self-Esteem. Weekly. Learn how to cope with stress through sharing stories and positive affirmations. Info: cdevlin@wellesley.edu

July 20, Thursday

  • 10am-12pm. Sewing Group. Weekly. Open to all women who’d like to sew or mend with a machine or by hand. Make or mend bags, clothing, quilts... No experience needed. Info: Graciegeorgie@gmail.com

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

    6:30-7:30pm. Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Weekly. 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.” Weekly. Support group for women recovering from drug/alcohol abuse.  Info: 617-354-6394.

July 21, Friday

  • 6–7:30pm. Summer Meeting for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. 7/21 & 8/18. While the IR group is on break, group members have organized meetings for survivors to come together for connection, support and discussion. This month's topic: Self-Care. Meet other survivors, share commonalities and coping strategies. You need to come on time! No one will be admitted after 6:15pm so the group process will not be disrupted! Info: Cynthia, cynmocho@aol.com 

    3-4pm. Find Emotional Support Online. Weekly. Come learn to be more comfortable using a computer to search online, including how to use Reddit, a simple online resource for finding support of all kinds of issues. Info: cdevlin@wellesley.edu

July 22, Saturday

  • No groups scheduled.

July 23, Sunday
Closed

July 24, Monday

  • Noon-6pm. Beading Group Show and Sale (on 7/24 and 7/31). A special exhibit of jewelry and other handcrafted items made by group members. Come by anytime between noon and 6pm. Cash or check needed for purchases. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

    12:30-1:30pm. *Open Luncheon at the Women’s Center (4th Mondays). Let’s enjoy a meal and conversation together. All women welcome. Info: 617-354-6394.

    4-5:30pm. A Survivor's Write to Heal (on Monday 7/24 & 31, Thursday 7/27, and continuing in August). New 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 (if wanted) our written work and preserve it anonymously on a blog. Sessions run twice a week; come whenever you can. Open to all abuse and trauma survivors who identify as women. All ages welcome. Info: Cindy, cindyinthehub@gmail.com.

    6-7:30pm  Women’s Center Board of Trustees meeting. Info: board@cambridgewomenscenter.org or 617-364-6394.

    6:15-7:15pm. Basic Yoga with Marilyn. Weekly. Come restore & rejuvenate your body, mind & spirit. All welcome, including beginners! You need to Please register by 4pm Mondays —space is limited! To register/for more info: marilynregan58@gmail.com  

July 25, Tuesday

  • 12-2pm <NEW> Art Group. Weekly (no meeting 7/18). A welcoming space to create art of any medium. Fun and rewarding class that is open to new ideas and creative expression. All are welcome! No previous art background needed. Info: Michelle Spages mshellspages@gmail.com

    3-4pm  <NEW> Crafternoons, Weekly. Come learn new crafts and socialize! There will be a new craft most weeks. Info: Sophie: scolbathhess@gmail.com 

    6-7:30pm. * Meditation for Stress Management. Learn and practice relaxing meditations. No prior meditation experience needed. Info: Christine, christineradice@yahoo.com

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

July 26, Wednesday

  • 11am-1pm. *Spanish-English Conversation Exchange. 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

    6-7:30pm. *Healthy Self-Esteem. Weekly. Learn how to cope with stress through sharing stories and positive affirmations. Info: cdevlin@wellesley.edu

July 27, Thursday

  • 10am-12pm. Sewing Group. Weekly. Open to all women who’d like to sew or mend with a machine or by hand. Make or mend bags, clothing, quilts... No experience needed. Info: Graciegeorgie@gmail.com

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

    4-5:30pm. A Survivor's Write to Heal (on Monday 7/24 & 31, Thursday 7/27, and continuing in August). New 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 (if wanted) our written work and preserve it anonymously on a blog. Sessions run twice a week; come whenever you can. Open to all abuse and trauma survivors who identify as women. All ages welcome. Info: Cindy, cindyinthehub@gmail.com.

    6:30-7:30pm. Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Weekly. 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.” Weekly. Support group for women recovering from drug/alcohol abuse.  Info: 617-354-6394.

July 28, Friday

  • 3-4pm. <NEW> Find Emotional Support Online. Weekly. Come learn to be more comfortable using a computer to search online, including how to use Reddit, a simple online resource for finding support of all kinds of issues. Info: cdevlin@wellesley.edu

July 29, Saturday

  • 11am-12:30pm. <NEW> Songwriting Workshop. 7/29. Come learn how to write your own songs! Great way to express, instill confidence, unleash your creativity.  No previous musical experience required. Info: Amanda: rocknroll@whc.net

July 30, Sunday
Closed

July 31, Monday

  • Noon-6pm. * Beading Group Show and Sale (7/24 and 7/31). A special exhibit of jewelry and other handcrafted items made by group members. Come by anytime between noon and 6pm. Cash or check needed for purchases. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

    4-5:30pm. A Survivor's Write to Heal (on Monday 7/24 & 31, Thursday 7/27, and continuing in August). New 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 (if wanted) our written work and preserve it anonymously on a blog. Sessions run twice a week; come whenever you can. Open to all abuse and trauma survivors who identify as women. All ages welcome. Info: Cindy, cindyinthehub@gmail.com.

    6-7:30pm. Improve your English! (ESL). Usually weekly (only meeting 7/31 in July). Sharpen your grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation skills in a fun, supportive environment. All levels welcome. Join us!  Info: Samantha Burns WomensCenterEnglish@gmail.com

    6:15-7:15pm. Basic Yoga with Marilyn. Weekly. Come restore and rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit. All welcome, including beginners! You need to register by 4pm Mondays —space is limited! To register/for more info: marilynregan58@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 for more information please contact us at kate.e.flynn@gmail.com  

Tech Tips and Tricks. How to use a computer, make a document, set up email, use your smart phone or mobile device, etc. Help via phone, email, or in person. If you don't use email, give a volunteer your contact info. jcarnott@gmail.com

Alphabetical Listing of *NEW* Groups/Activities:

<NEW> A Survivor's Write to Heal, Monday 7/24 & 31, Thursday 7/27, and continuing in August; 4-5:30pm. New 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 (if wanted) our written work and preserve it anonymously on a blog. Sessions run twice a week; come whenever you can. Open to all abuse and trauma survivors who identify as women. All ages welcome. Info: Cindy, cindyinthehub@gmail.com.

<NEW> After Abortion Well Being. Tuesdays, 7/11 & 25, 6-7:30pm (meets two Tuesdays/month). Whether an abortion was recent or not, the healing process is ongoing and can take many forms. Come feel heard, supported, and comforted in a respectful space. We will explore healing through story sharing and discussion, art, and more. Your identity and experiences will be confidential. Info: abortionhealingboston@gmail.com

<SPECIAL EVENT> Beading Group Show and Sale. A special exhibit of jewelry and other original handcrafted items made by group members. Come by anytime between noon and 6pm. Cash or check needed for purchases. Mondays, July 24 & 31.  Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

<NEW> Crafternoons, Tuesdays, weekly, 3-4pm. Come learn new crafts and socialize! There will be a new craft most weeks. Info: Sophie: scolbathhess@gmail.com 

<NEW> Find a Roommate Mixer. Wednesday, 7/12, 6-7:30pm. In need of a room? Have a room you need filled? Want to discuss issues finding housing? Join us for light refreshments and meet potential roommates! All who identify as women welcome. Info:helen01cp@gmail.com

<NEW> Find Emotional Support Online. Fridays (weekly), 3-4pm. Come learn to be more comfortable using a computer to search online, including how to use Reddit, a simple online resource for finding support of all kinds of issues. Info: cdevlin@wellesley.edu

<SPECIAL EVENT> *Fun In the Sun. Thursday, July 6, 3:15-5:15pm. Join us for indoor and outdoor games, cool snacks, and other merriment! All women and children welcome! Info: courtney.cambridgewomenscenter@gmail.com

<NEW> *Healthy Self-Esteem. Wednesdays (weekly), 6-7:30pm. Learn how to cope with stress through sharing stories and positive affirmations. Info: cdevlin@wellesley.edu

<SPECIAL EVENT> *Sanctuary Open House--Welcoming Our Neighbors, Sunday, July 25, 3-6pm. Cambridge is a sanctuary city that welcomes immigrants and refugees. We invite all immigrants, refugees and their allies to join this celebration. Refreshments, music, children’s activities, and much more. All genders welcome, family-friendly wheelchair-accessible event,  Info: office@w4pa.org

<NEW> Songwriting Workshop. Saturday, 7/29 (last Saturdays), 11am-12:30pm. Come learn how to write your own songs! Great way to express, instill confidence, unleash your creativity.  No previous musical experience required. Info: Amanda: rocknroll@whc.net

<NEW> Summer Meetings for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. 7/21 & 8/18 (third Fridays), 6-8pm. While the IR group is on break, group members have organized meetings for survivors to come together for connection, support and discussion. Meet other survivors, share commonalities and coping strategies. You need to come on time! No one will be admitted after 6:15pm so the group process will not be disrupted! Friday, July 21 Topic: Self-Care. Info Cynthia at cynmocho@aol.com. Friday, August 18 Topic: Trust and Safety. Info: Gail at gjmus22@gmail.com

<NEW> *Women’s Ovarian Cancer Support Group. Saturdays, 7/1 & 15 (1st and 3rd Saturdays), 1-2:30pm. A place where we can support each other, learn together, and share experiences. No need to sign up.  All ages & stages welcome!  Info: womenscancergroup@gmail.com

Alphabetical Listing of All Groups/Activities:

<NEW> A Survivor's Write to Heal. Monday 7/24 & 31, Thursday 7/27, and continuing in August; 4-5:30pm. New 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 (if wanted) our written work and preserve it anonymously on a blog. Sessions run twice a week; come whenever you can. Open to all abuse and trauma survivors who identify as women. All ages welcome. Info: Cindy, cindyinthehub@gmail.com.

<NEW> After Abortion Well Being. 7/11 & 25, 6-7:30pm (meets two Tuesdays a month). Whether an abortion was recent or not, the healing process is ongoing and can take many forms. Come feel heard, supported, and comforted in a respectful space. We will explore healing through story sharing and discussion, art, and more. Your identity and experiences will be confidential. Info: abortionhealingboston@gmail.com

Art Group. Tuesdays, 12-2pm. Weekly (no meeting 7/18) art group that provides a welcoming space to create art of any medium. Fun and rewarding class that is open to new ideas and creative expression. All are welcome! No previous art background needed. Info: Michelle Spages mshellspages@gmail.com

Basic Yoga with Marilyn. Mondays, 6:15-7:15pm except 7/3. Come restore & rejuvenate your body, mind & spirit. All welcome, including beginners! You need to register by 4pm of the Monday of the class—space is limited! To register/for more info: marilynregan58@gmail.com  

*Bay State Butches. Usually first Friday, 6:30-8pm, not meeting in July. Join other butch lesbians to socialize with and support one another and talk about our experiences! Info: Lane at defaultlane@aim.com

Beading Group
. Mondays, 2:30-4:30pm [usually weekly, but on 7/24 & 7/31 the group will be presenting a special show and sale from noon-6pm in the living room (1st floor)]. On 7/3, 10, & 17, come work on your own beading projects and socialize. Materials available. All women welcome. No experience needed. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

<NEW> Crafternoons, Tuesdays, 3-4pm (weekly). Come learn fun and easy crafts and socialize! There will be a new craft most weeks. Info: Sophie: scolbathhess@gmail.com 

*Feminist Book Club. Monday, 7/3. 7-8pm. We discuss books through the lens of feminism and our own experiences. All perspectives encouraged and welcomed. This month’s book: "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot. For more information, please email Alex, alexmarisa1@aol.com  

<NEW> Find a Roommate Mixer. Wednesday, 7/12, 6-7:30pm. In need of a room? Have a room you need filled? Want to discuss issues finding housing? Join us for light refreshments and meet potential roommates! All who identify as women welcome. Info:helen01cp@gmail.com

<NEW> Find Emotional Support Online. Fridays (weekly), 3-4pm. Come learn to be more comfortable using a computer to search online, including how to use Reddit, a simple online resource for finding support of all kinds of issues. Info: cdevlin@wellesley.edu

<NEW> Fun In the Sun. 3:15-5:15 pm. Join us for outdoor and indoor games, cool snacks, and other merriment! All women and children welcome! Info: courtney.cambridgewomenscenter@gmail.com

Healing Through Creative Arts Workshops. Not meeting July-August. Sponsored by Survivor Theatre Project. Info/to register: 978-408-9233 or  martharogersmusic@gmail.com 

<NEW> *Healthy Self-Esteem. Wednesdays (weekly), 6-7:30pm. Learn how to cope with stress through sharing stories and positive affirmations. Info: cdevlin@wellesley.edu

Improve your English! (ESL). Mondays, 6-7:30pm . Usually weekly (only meeting 7/31 in July). Sharpen your grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation skills in a fun, supportive environment. All levels welcome. Info: Samantha, WomensCenterEnglish@gmail.com
 
Incest Resources' Drop-In Discussion Group for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. Friday, 6/16, 6-7:30pm. Not meeting July & August. Meet other survivors, share commonalities and coping strategies. 3rd Fridays, September-July. Info: 617-354-6394.

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

<NEW> *Lesbian Community of Boston (LCB). Usually last Saturdays of the month; no meeting on 7/29. Discussion and community group for lesbians about our lived experiences. Info: Johanna Bischof, jojo.bischof@web.de  

Meditation for Stress Management. 7/25, 6-7:30pm. Learn and practice relaxing meditations. No prior meditation experience needed. Info: Christine, christineradice@yahoo.com

*Navigating Aging: Women 65+ Discussion Group. Wednesday, 7/19, 2-3:30pm.  We talk about aging: our difficulties, triumphs, and insights, in a supportive and collaborative atmosphere. Topic this month: Overcoming/Accepting Limitations. Info: judy@cambridgewomenscenter.org

*Open Luncheons at the Women’s Center. Tuesday, 7/18 (3rd Tuesday) & Monday, 7/24 (4th Monday), 12-1pm. Let’s enjoy a delicious meal and being together. All women welcome. Info: 617-354-6394.

*Queer in the Headlights. Friday, 7/14 (2nd Fridays). 6:30-7:30pm. Topic: "Summer Horoscopes." Join us for a fun discussion and activity focused on the zodiac and its significance in queer culture. After, attendees can to go out for food/drinks somewhere within walking distance.  For all who identify as non-male, non-straight. Info: queerheadlights@gmail.com

<SPECIAL EVENT> Sanctuary Open House--Welcoming Our Neighbors. Sunday, July 16, 3-6pm. Cambridge is a sanctuary city that welcomes immigrants and refugees. We invite immigrants, refugees and their allies to join this celebration. Refreshments, music, children’s activities, and much more. All genders welcome, family-friendly wheelchair-accessible event,  Info: office@w4pa.org

Sewing Group. Thursdays, 10am-12pm. Weekly. 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:  Graciegeorgie@gmail.com

Songwriting Workshop. Saturday, 7/29 (last Saturdays). 11am-12:30pm. Come learn how to write your own songs! Great way to express, instill confidence, unleash your creativity.  No previous musical experience required. Info: Amanda: rocknroll@whc.net

*Spanish-English Conversation Exchange. Wednesdays, 11am-1pm. 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

*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> Summer Meetings for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. 6–7:30pm, 7/21 & 8/18. While the IR group is on break, group members have organized meetings for survivors to come together for connection, support and discussion. Meet other survivors, share commonalities and coping strategies. You need to come on time! No one will be admitted after 6:15pm so the group process will not be disrupted! Friday, July 21 Topic: Self-Care. Info Cynthia at cynmocho@aol.com. Friday, August 18 Topic: Trust and Safety. Info: Gail at gjmus22@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. Weekly. An intimate group where women can share and get support for all forms of trauma, past and present. Info: groupcambridge@gmail.com

*Women For Political Action. Tuesday, 7/11, 6-7:30pm (usually 1st Tuesdays). Come to share, discuss, and plan political actions we can take in our community and beyond! We can make a difference! Info: office@w4pa.org

*Women’s Center Board of Trustees meeting. Monday 7/24, 6-7:30pm. Info: board@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: 617-354-6394.

<NEW> *Women’s Ovarian Cancer Support Group. Saturdays,7/1 & 15 (1st and 3rd Saturdays), 1-2:30pm. A place where we can support each other, learn together, and share experiences. No need to sign up.  All ages & stages welcome!  Info: womenscancergroup@gmail.com

Write Your Story. Wednesday, 7/19, 2-3:30pm (usually two meetings/month). Come write stories, both fiction and nonfiction. Use this friendly, supportive group to further your writing endeavors and to learn how to tell both true and imagined stories. Facilitated by novelist Laura van den Berg. Info: vandenberg8@gmail.com

 

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