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All groups and workshops are free.
Childcare is usually available if requested a few days in advance.
* indicates wheelchair-accessible groups.

Downloadable May 2017 Calendar

May 1, Monday

  • 2:30-4:30pm. Beading Group. Weekly (no meeting 5/29). All women welcome. Materials provided. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com
     
    6-7:30pm. Improve your English! (ESL) Weekly (no meeting 5/29). 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 (no meeting 5/29).  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  

    7-8pm. *Feminist Book Club. (1st Mondays), We discuss books through the lens of feminism and our own experiences. All perspectives encouraged and welcomed. This month’s book: Swing Time by  Zadie Smith.   Info: jilldfisher@gmail.com

May 2, Tuesday

  • 1-3pm <NEW> Art Class. Weekly art group (usually meets 12-2pm) 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

    2-3:30pm  *Get to Work! 5/2 (last meeting).  Get help with your job search: your resume, finding and applying for a job, practicing interview questions, or something else you would like help with. Info: Get.to.work.womenscenter@gmail.com

    4-5:30pm. Self-Care Group. Weekly. Your mental health is important; caring for it starts with you. Join us to discuss & practice self-care. Info: JamieKathleen21@gmail.com

    6-7pm. <NEW> *Women For Political Action. 5/2. Come to share, discuss, and plan political actions we can take in our community and beyond. We can make a difference! Info: courtney.cambridgewomenscenter@gmail.com

May 3, 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. (5/3 & 5/17). 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

May 4, 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

    1-2pm. *Stitch ‘n Bitch Knitting Circle. Weekly. Come knit with us! Open to all levels, no experience necessary! More info: Anne Roseman, aroseman@lesley.edu

    6:30-7:30pm. Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Weekly (not meeting 5/25). 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.

May 5, Friday

  • 6:30-8pm. <NEW> *Bay State Butches. Join other butch lesbians to socialize with and support one another and talk about our experiences! Info: Lane at defaultlane@aim.com

May 6, Saturday

  • 1-2:30pm. <NEW> *Women’s Ovarian Cancer Support Group. 5/6 & 20. Let’s support, share, & learn from each other along the varied stages of cancer diagnoses. No need to sign up.  All ages & stages welcome!  Info: womenscancergroup@gmail.com

May 7, Sunday
Closed

May 8, Monday

  • 2:30-4:30pm. Beading Group. Weekly. All women welcome. Materials provided. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com
     
    6-7:30pm. Improve your English! (ESL). Weekly. 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 & 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  

May 9, Tuesday

  • 12-2pm <NEW> Art Class. Weekly 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

    4-5pm. Self-Care Group. Weekly. Your mental health is important; caring for it starts with you. Join us to discuss & practice self-care. Info: JamieKathleen21@gmail.com

May 10, 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

May 11, 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

    1-2pm. *Stitch ‘n Bitch Knitting Circle. Weekly. Come knit with us! Open to all levels, no experience necessary! More info: Anne Roseman, aroseman@lesley.edu

    6:30-7:30pm. Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Weekly (no meeting 5/25). 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.

May 12, Friday

  • 6:30-7:30 pm. <NEW> *Queer in the Headlights. 2nd Fridays. Topic:  Queer Activism and Self-Care: Showing Up For Others While Taking Care of Yourself. For all who identify as non-male, non-straight.  After the meeting, attendees can go out for food/drinks nearby. Info: queerheadlights@gmail.com

May 13, Saturday

  • 10am-noon. *Boston Feminists for Liberation (BFL) Consciousness-Raising Group. Come learn about BFL and join a discussion on a topic that affects us on a personal level.  Info: bostonfeministsforliberation@gmail.com

May 14, Sunday
Closed

May 15, Monday

  • 2:30-4:30pm. Beading Group. Weekly. All women welcome. Materials provided. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com
     
    6-7:30pm. Improve your English! (ESL). Weekly. Sharpen your grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation skills in a fun, supportive environment. All levels welcome. Join us!  Info: Samantha Burns WomensCenterEnglish@gmail.com

    6-7:30pm *Women’s Center Board of Trustees meeting. 5/15. 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 register by 4pm Mondays —space is limited! To register/for more info: marilynregan58@gmail.com  

May 16, Tuesday

  • 12-2pm Art Class. Weekly 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

    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.

    4-5:30pm. Self-Care Group. Weekly. Your mental health is important; caring for it starts with you. Join us to discuss & practice self-care. Info: JamieKathleen21@gmail.com

May 17, 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. (5/3 & 5/17). 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

    6-7:30pm.Meditation for Deep Relaxation. 5/17. Practice meditations for deep relaxation and rest, including body scan, mindfulness and guided visualization of a peaceful scene. No prior meditation experience needed. Info: Christine, christineradice@yahoo.com

May 18, 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

    10:15-11:15am. *Parenting Discussion Group. Topic: Developing Children's Self Esteem. For all moms, grandmas, and other female caretakers. Facilitated by Marianne Saccardi, M.A. Supervised arts/crafts/playtime available for children in the children’s/art room upstairs while the group is meeting. Info: m.saccardi@gmail.com

    1-2pm. *Stitch ‘n Bitch Knitting Circle. Weekly. Come knit with us! Open to all levels, no experience necessary! Info: Anne Roseman, aroseman@lesley.edu

    6:30-7:30pm. Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Weekly (no meeting 5/25). 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.

May 19, Friday

  • 6–7:30pm. Incest Resources Drop-In Discussion Group for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. Topic: Intimacy. Meet other survivors, share commonalities and coping strategies. 3rd Fridays, September-June. You need to come on time! No one will be admitted after 6:15pm so the group process will not be disrupted! Info: 617-354-6394.

May 20, Saturday

  • 1-2:30pm. <NEW> *Women’s Ovarian Cancer Support Group. (5/6 & 20). Let’s support, share, & learn from each other along the varied stages of cancer diagnoses. No need to sign up.  All ages & stages welcome!  Info: womenscancergroup@gmail.com

    12:30-2:30pm. Healing Through Creative Arts Workshop: Loving Kindness Meditation Collages: An art form to develop self-compassion. 5/20.  Join other survivors of childhood sexual abuse in a relaxed, fun workshop. All supplies provided. Led by Gail and Pata. Registration preferred, not required. To register: martharogersmusic@gmail.com or 978-408-9233.

    6:30-8pm  *Boston New Daughters of Bilitis (BNDOB). 5/20 (usually meets on last Saturdays). A space for lesbians to socialize and discuss lesbian issues. Today’s topic: June Camping Trip and Fall Event Discussion. Info: journey.murry@gmail.com

May 21, Sunday
Closed

May 22, Monday

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

     2:30-4:30pm. Beading Group. Weekly (no meeting 5/29).  All women welcome. Materials provided. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

    5:30-8pm. <NEW> *Dinner and Movies. Monthly (4th Mondays). Better than date night! We’ll eat a scrumptious meal & watch movies with strong female leads in the living room. Info: women4film@gmail.com

    6-7:30pm. Improve your English! (ESL). Weekly (no meeting 5/29). Sharpen your grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation skills in a fun, supportive environment. All levels welcome. Info: Samantha, WomensCenterEnglish@gmail.com

    6:15-7:15pm. Basic Yoga with Marilyn. Weekly (no meeting 5/29).  Come restore & rejuvenate your body, mind & spirit. All welcome, including beginners! Please register by 4pm Mondays — space is limited! To register/for more info: marilynregan58@gmail.com  

May 23, Tuesday

  • 12-2pm.Art Class. Weekly 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

    6-7:30pm. <SPECIAL EVENT> 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 are welcome. Info: courtney.cambridgewomenscenter@gmail.com

May 24, 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.  <NEW> *Navigating Aging: Women 65+ Discussion Group. Monthly. Talk about aging — our difficulties, triumphs, and insights — in a supportive and collaborative atmosphere. Topic today: Anxieties about food. Info: judy@cambridgewomenscenter.org

May 25, 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

    1-2pm. *Stitch ‘n Bitch Knitting Circle. Weekly. Come knit with us! Open to all levels, no experience necessary! More info: Anne Roseman, aroseman@lesley.edu

    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.

May 26, Friday

  • No groups scheduled

May 27, Saturday

  • 11am-12:30pm. <NEW> Songwriting Workshop. 5/27. 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

    11am-1pm. <NEW>*Navigating Divorce In Massachusetts, With Or Without A Lawyer. Led by attorney Isabella Jancourtz.  Learn what is needed to obtain a divorce in MA, how to reach agreement and whether or not to litigate.  All women are welcome. Info: isabellajancourtz@yahoo.com

May 28, Sunday
Closed

May 29, Monday (Memorial Day)
Closed

May 30, Tuesday

  • 12-2pm <NEW> Art Class. Weekly 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

    6-7:30pm. <NEW> Self-Empowerment Workshop. 5/30. How to take control of your self-esteem, bounce back from negativity, find your center in the face of conflict and chaos. Info: Patricia Lotterman, LMHC patricia@lotterman.org or 617-818-6758.

May 31, 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

Other Groups / Offerings

*Straight Marriage, Still Questioning. “A Question of Two Lives - Where do I go from here?” A peer-led support group for the woman in a straight relationship struggling with her sexual orientation. If you are interested in attending or 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:

Art Class. Tuesdays, 12-2pm (1-3pm on 5/2). Weekly 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

*Bay State Butches. Friday, 5/5, 6:30-8pm. Join other butch lesbians to socialize with and support one another and talk about our experiences! Info: Lane, defaultlane@aim.com

*Dinner and Movies. Monday 5/22, 5:30-8pm. Better than date night! We’ll gather in the living room, eat a scrumptious meal & watch movies with strong female leads. Info: women4film@gmail.com

Find a Roommate Mixer. Tuesday, 5/23. 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: courtney.cambridgewomenscenter@gmail.com

*Navigating Aging: Women 65+ Discussion Group. Wednesday, 5/24, 2-3:30pm.  We will talk about aging: our difficulties, triumphs, and insights, in a supportive and collaborative atmosphere. Topic this month: Anxieties about food. Info: judy@cambridgewomenscenter.org

*Navigating Divorce In Massachusetts, With Or Without A Lawyer. Saturday, 5/27, 11am-1pm. Led by attorney Isabella Jancourtz.  Learn what is needed to obtain a divorce in MA, how to reach agreement and whether or not to litigate.  All women are welcome. Info: isabellajancourtz@yahoo.com

*Queer in the Headlights. 5/12  (2nd Fridays). 6:30-7:30pm. Topic: Queer Activism and Self-Care: Showing Up For Others While Taking Care of Yourself. For all who identify as non-male, non-straight. Afterwards, attendees can go out for food/drinks somewhere within walking distance. Info: queerheadlights@gmail.com

Self-Empowerment Workshop. Tuesday, 5/30, 6-7:30pm. How to take control of your self-esteem, bounce back from negativity, find your center in the face of conflict and chaos. Info: Patricia Lotterman, LMHC patricia@lotterman.org or 617-818-6758.

Songwriting Workshop. Saturday, 5/27, 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

*Tech Tools and 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

<NEW> *Women For Political Action. Tuesday, 5/2, 6-7pm. Come to share, discuss, and plan political actions we can take in our community and beyond! We can make a difference! Info: courtney.cambridgewomenscenter@gmail.com    

*Women’s Ovarian Cancer Support Group. Saturdays, 5/6 & 20. 1-2:30pm. Let’s support, share, & learn from each other along the varied stages of cancer diagnoses. No need to sign up.  All ages & stages welcome!  Info: womenscancergroup@gmail.com

Alphabetical Listing of All Groups/Activities:

Art Class. Tuesdays, 12-2pm (1-3pm on 5/2). Weekly 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 (not 5/29), 6:15-7:15pm. 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  

<NEW> *Bay State Butches. Friday, 5/5, 6:30-8pm. 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. (not 5/29). Come work on your own beading projects and socialize. Materials available. All women welcome. No experience needed. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

*Boston Feminists for Liberation (BFL) Consciousness-Raising Group. Saturday, 5/13 (2nd Saturdays), 10am-12pm. Come learn about BFL and join in discussion on a topic that affects us on a personal level. Info: bostonfeministsforliberation@gmail.com

*Boston New Daughters of Bilitis (BNDOB). Saturday, 5/20  (usually meets on the last Saturdays). 6:30-8pm. A space for lesbians to socialize and discuss lesbian issues. Today’s topic: June Camping Trip and Fall Event Discussion. Info: journey.murry@gmail.com

<NEW> *Dinner & Movies. Monday, 5/22. 5:30-8pm. Better than date night! We’ll gather in the living room, eat a scrumptious meal & watch movies with strong female leads. Info: women4film@gmail.com

*Feminist Book Club. Monday, 5/1 (1st Mondays). 7-8pm. We discuss books through the lens of feminism and our own experiences. All perspectives encouraged and welcomed. This month’s book: Swing Time, by Zadie Smith.Info: jilldfisher@gmail.com

<NEW> Find a Roommate Mixer. Tuesday, 5/23. 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: courtney.cambridgewomenscenter@gmail.com

Healing Through Creative Arts Workshop: Loving Kindness Meditation Collages: an art form to develop self-compassion. Saturday, 5/20. 12:30-2:30pm. Join other survivors of childhood sexual abuse in a relaxed, fun workshop. All supplies provided. Led by Gail and Pata. Registration preferred, not required. To register: martharogersmusic@gmail.com or 978-408-9233.

Improve your English! (ESL) Mondays, 6-7:30pm. Weekly (no meeting 5/29). 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, 5/19, 6-7:30pm. Topic: Intimacy. Meet other survivors, share commonalities and coping strategies. 3rd Fridays, September-June. You need to come on time! No one will be admitted after 6:15pm so the group process will not be disrupted! Info: 617-354-6394.

<NEW> Meditation for Deep Relaxation. Wednesday, 5/17. 6-7:30pm. Together we will practice meditations for deep relaxation and rest, No prior experience needed. Info: Christine, christineradice@yahoo.com

<NEW> *Navigating Aging: Women 65+ Discussion Group. Wednesday, 5/24, 2-3:30pm.  We will talk about aging: our difficulties, triumphs, and insights, in a supportive and collaborative atmosphere. Topic this month: Anxieties about food. Info: judy@cambridgewomenscenter.org

*<NEW> Navigating Divorce In Massachusetts, With Or Without A Lawyer. Saturday, 5/27, 11am-1pm. Led by attorney Isabella Jancourtz.  Learn what is needed to obtain a divorce in Massachusetts, how to reach agreement and whether or not to litigate.  All women are welcome. Info: isabellajancourtz@yahoo.com

*Open Luncheons at the Women’s Center. Tuesday, 5/16 (3rd Tuesday) & Monday, 5/22 (4th Monday), 12:30-1:30pm. Let’s enjoy a delicious meal and being together. All women welcome. Info: 617-354-6394.

*Parenting Discussion Group. Thursday, 5/18, 10:15-11:15am. Topic: Developing Children's Self Esteem. For all moms, grandmas, other female caretakers. Facilitated by Marianne Saccardi, M.A. Supervised arts/crafts/playtime available for children in the children’s/art room upstairs. Info: m.saccardi@gmail.com

<NEW> *Queer in the Headlights. 5/12  (2nd Fridays). 6:30-7:30pm. Topic: Queer Activism and Self-Care: Showing Up For Others While Taking Care of Yourself. For all who identify as non-male, non-straight. Afterwards, attendees can go out for food/drinks somewhere within walking distance. Info: queerheadlights@gmail.com

Self-Care Group. Tuesdays, 5/2, 9, & 16, 4-5pm. Your mental health is important; caring for it starts with you. Join us to discuss & practice self-care. Info: JamieKathleen21@gmail.com

<NEW> Self-Empowerment Workshop. Tuesday, 5/30, 6-7:30pm. How to take control of your self-esteem, bounce back from negativity, find your center in the face of conflict and chaos. Info: Patricia Lotterman, LMHC: patricia@lotterman.org or 617-818-6758.

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

<NEW> Songwriting Workshop. Saturday, 5/27. 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

*Stitch ‘n Bitch Knitting Circle. Thursdays, 1-2pm. Weekly. Come knit with us! Open to all levels, no experience necessary! More info: Anne Roseman, aroseman@lesley.edu

*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> *Tech Tips & Tools. By appointment. Get help learning more about how to use a computer (make a document, set up email, etc.), 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 (not 5/25). An intimate group where women can share and get support for all forms of trauma, past and present. Info: groupcambridge@gmail.com

<NEW> *Women For Political Action. Tuesday, 5/2, 6-7pm (1st Tuesdays). Come to share, discuss, and plan political actions we can take in our community and beyond! We can make a difference! Info: courtney.cambridgewomenscenter@gmail.com    

*Women’s Center Board of Trustees meeting. Monday, 5/15, 6-7:30pm. Info: board@cambridgewomenscenter.org or 617-354-6394.

*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, 5/6 & 20. 1-2:30pm. Let’s support, share, & learn from each other along the varied stages of cancer diagnoses. No need to sign up.  All ages & stages welcome!  Info: womenscancergroup@gmail.com

<NEW> Write Your Story. Wednesdays, 5/3 & 5/17, 2-3:30pm. 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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