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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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August 1, Wednesday

  • Informal Art Room Time. Wednesdays, 1-3pm. The art room and art supplies will be available for anyone to paint, draw, make collages, color, etc. Come on over and crank up your creativity! No one will be leading - just do your thing! Info: 617-354-6394.

August 2, 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

    2-3pm <NEW> Unification through our Voices: A group for Women of Color. Thursdays (not 8/16). A safe space and outlet for women of color to discuss personal stories, current events, and history pertinent to our experiences. Info: Vishni, vishni@icloud.com

    6:30-7:30pm. Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Thursdays (not 8/16). 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.

August 3, Friday

  • 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: Dating. Info: Lane, defaultlane@aim.com 

August 4, Saturday

  • No groups scheduled

August 5, Sunday
Closed

August 6, 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 (except 8/13). 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. Led by Natalie Simmons, a registered yoga teacher. She approaches yoga as a practice, acknowledging that with each new day comes new challenges, both physically and mentally. Natalie's classes are designed to meet students where they are and give them an opportunity to try something new. Preregister by 4pm: jenniferchan@breatheandbelieveyoga.com

    7-8pm. *Feminist Book Club (1st Mondays except when 1st Monday is a holiday). We discuss books through the lens of feminism and our own experiences.August's book: Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler.  Info: lizbada@bu.edu

August 7, Tuesday

  • 11am-12:15pm <NEW> Gentle Yoga & Mindfulness, Tuesday, 8/7. 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. The writing process can be challenging but it is also a satisfying way to communicate your thoughts. This friendly group will help you learn how to tell the stories you want to tell, fiction and nonfiction. Led by novelist Laura van den Berg. Info: vandenberg8@gmail.com

    5:30-6:30pm. <NEW> Poetry Group. Tuesdays (weekly). 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! Please RSVP by 3:30pm on Tuesdays to: 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

August 8, Wednesday

  • 1-3pm. Informal Art Room Time. Wednesdays. The art room and art supplies will be available for anyone to paint, draw, make collages, color, etc. Come on over and crank up your creativity! No one will be leading - just do your thing! Info: 617-354-6394.

    5:30-7pm *<NEW> Finding Your Voice.  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

August 9, 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

    2-3pm <NEW> Unification through our Voices: A group for Women of Color. Thursdays (not 8/16). A safe space and outlet for women of color to discuss personal stories, current events, and history pertinent to our experiences. Info: Vishni, vishni@icloud.com

    6:30-7:30pm. Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Thursdays (not 8/16). 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.

August 10, Friday

  • 4-5:30pm. *SELF-CARE: Its Power & Healing Properties. 8/10 and 8/24. 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 

August 11, Saturday

  • No groups scheduled.

August 12, Sunday
Closed

August 13, 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. Led by Natalie Simmons, a registered yoga teacher. She approaches yoga as a practice, acknowledging that with each new day comes new challenges, both physically and mentally. Natalie's classes are designed to meet students where they are and give them an opportunity to try something new. Preregister by 4pm: jenniferchan@breatheandbelieveyoga.com

August 14, Tuesday

  • 10:30am-12:30pm. <NEW> Craft Time with Cookie. We’ll make wall plaques with felt & fabric! Supplies included. All women & children invited. Info: christinabaynes@yahoo.com

    5:30-6:30pm. <NEW> Poetry Group. Tuesdays (weekly). 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! Please RSVP by 3:30pm on Tuesdays to: 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

August 15, Wednesday

  • 1-3pm. Informal Art Room Time. Wednesdays. The art room and art supplies will be available for anyone to paint, draw, make collages, color, etc. Come on over and crank up your creativity! No one will be leading - just do your thing! Info: 617-354-6394.

    2-3:30pm. *Women 65+ Discussion Group. 3rd Wednesdays. This month’s topic: How we keep fit for daily activities. We’ll share from our experiences. Come for useful and enjoyable conversations. Info: judy@cambridgewomenscenter.org

    6-7:30pm. Meditation for Stress Management. 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, christineradice@yahoo.com

August 16, 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.

August 17, Friday

  • 6-7:30pm. <NEW> Summer Meeting for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse (no one admitted after 6:15pm). Topic: Parenting Ourselves. Join other survivors for connection, support, and discussion while the IR Group is on summer break. For predictability and safety, the structure and guidelines will be the same, but the meeting will be unfacilitated. Info: cynmocho@aol.com

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

August 18, Saturday

  • No groups scheduled.

August 19, Sunday
Closed

August 20, 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 (weekly). Led by Natalie Simmons, a registered yoga teacher. She approaches yoga as a practice, acknowledging that with each new day comes new challenges, both physically and mentally. Natalie's classes are designed to meet students where they are and give them an opportunity to try something new. Preregister by 4pm: jenniferchan@breatheandbelieveyoga.com

August 21, 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.

    5:30-6:30pm. <NEW> Poetry Group. Tuesdays (weekly). 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! Please RSVP by 3:30pm on Tuesdays to: 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

August 22, Wednesday

  • 1-3pm. Informal Art Room Time. Wednesdays. The art room and art supplies will be available for anyone to paint, draw, make collages, color, etc. Come on over and crank up your creativity! No one will be leading - just do your thing! Info: 617-354-6394.

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

August 23, 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

    2-3pm <NEW> Unification through our Voices: A group for Women of Color. Thursdays. A safe space and outlet for women of color to discuss personal stories, current events, and history pertinent to our experiences. Info: Vishni, vishni@icloud.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.

August 24, Friday

  • 4-5:30pm. *SELF-CARE: Its Power & Healing Properties. 8/10 & 8/24.  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. (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

August 25, Saturday

  • no groups scheduled.

August 26, Sunday
Closed

August 27, 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. Led by Natalie Simmons, a registered yoga teacher. She approaches yoga as a practice, acknowledging that with each new day comes new challenges, both physically and mentally. Natalie's classes are designed to meet students where they are and give them an opportunity to try something new. Preregister by 4pm: jenniferchan@breatheandbelieveyoga.com

August 28, Tuesday

  • 5:30-6:30pm. <NEW> Poetry Group. Tuesdays (weekly). 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! Please RSVP by 3:30pm on Tuesdays to: 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. For info contact: SIAWomenCambridge@gmail.com

August 29, Wednesday

  • 1-3pm. Informal Art Room Time. Wednesdays. The art room and art supplies will be available for anyone to paint, draw, make collages, color, etc. Come on over and crank up your creativity! No one will be leading - just do your thing! Info: 617-354-6394.

August 30, 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

    2-3pm <NEW> Unification through our Voices: A group for Women of Color. A safe space and outlet for women of color to discuss personal stories, current events, and history pertinent to our experiences. Info: Vishni, vishni@icloud.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.

August 31, Friday

  • 1-2:30pm  <NEW> *Community Meeting. Come meet with our new Director Jessye Kass to hear updates on the Center, get to know her, give feedback and suggestions, and discuss concerns! She looks forward to hearing from you! Info: jessye@cambridgewomenscenter.org    

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, 6:30-7:30pm. Led by Natalie Simmons, a registered yoga teacher. She approaches yoga as a practice, acknowledging that with each new day comes new challenges, both physically and mentally. Natalie's classes are designed to meet students where they are and give them an opportunity to try something new. Preregister by 4pm: jenniferchan@breatheandbelieveyoga.com

<NEW> Craft Time with Cookie, Tuesday 8/14, 10:30am-12:30pm. We’ll make wall plaques with felt & fabric! Supplies included. All women & children invited. Info: christinabaynes@yahoo.com

<NEW> *Community Meeting. Friday, 8/31, 1-2:30pm. . Come meet with our new Director Jessye Kass to hear updates on the Center, get to know her, give feedback and suggestions, and discuss concerns! She looks forward to hearing from you! Info: jessye@cambridgewomenscenter.org   

*<NEW> Finding Your Voice. Wednesday, 8/8, 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, Tuesday, 8/7, 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> Informal Art Room Time. Wednesdays, 1-3pm. The art room and art supplies will be available for anyone to paint, draw, make collages, color, etc. Come on over and crank up your creativity! No one will be leading - just do your thing! Info: 617-354-6394.

<NEW> Poetry Group. Tuesdays, 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! Please RSVP by 3:30pm on Tuesdays to: Adriana Grant at adrianacgrant@gmail.com  

<NEW> Summer Meeting for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse. Friday 8/17, 6-7:30pm. (no one admitted after 6:15pm). Topic: Parenting Ourselves. Join other survivors for connection, support, and discussion while the IR Group is on summer break. For predictability and safety, the structure & guidelines will be the same, but the meeting will be unfacilitated. Info: cynmocho@aol.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> Unification through our Voices: A group for Women of Color. Thursdays, 2-3pm (not 8/16). A safe space and outlet for women of color to discuss personal stories, current events, and history pertinent to our experiences. Info: Vishni, vishni@icloud.com

Alphabetical Listing of All Groups/Activities:

*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!  Topic: Dating. 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, 6:30-7:30pm. Led by Natalie Simmons, a RYT 200 yoga teacher. She approaches yoga as a practice acknowledging that with each new day comes new challenges, both physically and mentally. Natalie's classes are designed to meet students where they are and give them an opportunity to try something new. Preregister by 4pm: jenniferchan@breatheandbelieveyoga.com

Cambridge Women’s Center Board of Trustees Meeting. Wednesday, 8/22, 6-7:30pm. Info: board@cambridgewomenscenter.org

<NEW> *Community Meeting. Friday, August 31, 1-2:30pm. . Come meet with our new Director Jessye Kass to hear updates on the Center, get to know her, give feedback and suggestions, and discuss concerns! She looks forward to hearing from you! Info: jessye@cambridgewomenscenter.org   

<NEW> Craft Time with Cookie, Tuesday, 8/14, 10:30am-12:30pm. We’ll make wall plaques with felt & fabric! Supplies included. All women & children invited. Info: christinabaynes@yahoo.com

*Feminist Book Club. Monday, 8/6, 7-8pm (1st Mondays except when 1st Monday is a holiday). We discuss books through the lens of feminism and our own experiences.August's book: Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler..  Info: lizbada@bu.edu

*<NEW> Finding Your Voice. Wednesday, 8/8, 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, Tuesday 8/7, 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.  (3rd Friday, September-June). 6-7:30pm. Not meeting in August. Next meeting is 9/21, 6-7:30pm.

<NEW> Informal Art Room Time. Wednesdays, 1-3pm. The art room and art supplies will be available for anyone to paint, draw, make collages, color, etc. Come on over and crank up your creativity! No one will be leading - just do your thing! Info: 617-354-6394.

*Lesbian & Bi Women’s Discussion Group. Friday 8/17, (3rd Friday). 6-7:30pm. Inclusive discussion group for women attracted to women. This month’s topic: Family: Being Queer & Coming Out. Info: jojo.bischof@web.de

Meditation for Stress Management. Wednesday, 8/15, 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: christineradice@yahoo.com 

*Open Luncheons at the Women’s Center. Tuesday, 8/21 (3rd Tuesdays) and Monday 8/27 (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, 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! Please RSVP by 3:30pm on Tuesdays to: Adriana Grant at adrianacgrant@gmail.com  

*Reconciling Support Group. 8/24 (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

*SELF-CARE: Its Power and Healing Properties. Fridays, 8/10 & 24, 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

*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 Meeting for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse. Friday, 8/17, 6–7:30pm. (no one admitted after 6:15pm). Topic: Parenting Ourselves. Join other survivors for connection, support, and discussion while the IR Group is on summer break. For predictability and safety, the structure & guidelines will be the same, but the meeting will be unfacilitated. Info: cynmocho@aol.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, 8/6, 20 & 27, 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 8/16), 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

<NEW> Unification through our Voices: A group for Women of Color. Thursdays, 2-3pm (not 8/16). A safe space and outlet for women of color to discuss personal stories, current events, and history pertinent to our experiences. Info: Vishni, vishni@icloud.com

*Women 65+ Discussion Group. 8/15 (3rd Wednesday), 2-3:30pm. This month’s topic: How we keep fit for daily activities. We’ll share from our experiences. Come for useful and enjoyable conversations. Info: judy@cambridgewomenscenter.org

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

Write Your Story. Tuesday, 8/7, 2-3:15pm.  The writing process can be challenging but it is also a satisfying way to communicate your thoughts. This friendly group will help you learn how to tell the stories you want to tell, fiction and nonfiction. Led by novelist Laura van den Berg. Info: vandenberg8@gmail.com

 

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