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Monthly Calendar of Events

The 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.

November 2017 Calendar

November 1, Wednesday

  • 11am-1pm. *Spanish-English Conversation Exchange. Wednesdays. Are you an English speaker interested in improving your Spanish? ¿Hablas español y estás interesada en mejorar tu inglés? The intention is learning in a relaxing way. Join in conversation. All levels are welcome! Info: womenspanishenglishclass@hotmail.com

    6-7:30pm. Women For Political Action. (note: meeting day is has been changed to first Wednesday of each month). Come to discuss ideas and plan political actions we can take in our community and beyond. We can make a difference!  Info: office@w4pa.org.

November 2, Thursday

  • 10am-12pm. Sewing Group. Thursdays. 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 Karlotta: graciegeorgie@gmail.com

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

November 3, Friday

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

November 4, Saturday

  • 1-2:30pm. *Women’s Ovarian Cancer Support Group. 11/4 & 18 (1st & 3rd  Saturdays). Let’s share with and support each other. All ages & stages welcome! Info: womenscancergroup@gmail.com

November 5, Sunday
Closed

November 6, Monday

  • 11am-1pm. Creative Expression and Mindfulness. Mondays. A space to explore our mind-body connection through breathing exercises and creative expression using various art mediums. The aim of each meeting will be to observe what unfolds with love and kindness, as well as relieve stress and find healing. Facilitated by Daniell. For questions and more information email Daniellcwc@gmail.com

    1:15-3pm Beading Group. Mondays, 1:15-3pm. Materials provided. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

    5:30-7:30pm. 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: Cindy: cindyinthehub@gmail.com

    6:15-7:15pm. Basic Yoga with Marilyn. Mondays. 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. (usually 1st Mondays). We discuss books through the lens of feminism and our own experiences. We will be discussing The Other Einstein by Heather Terrell. Info: lizbada@bu.edu

November 7, Tuesday

  • 12-2pm. Art Group. Tuesdays. 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. 1st and 3rd Tuesday, and 4th Monday. Let’s enjoy a meal and conversation together. All women welcome. Info: 617-354-6394 x12.

    1:30-2:30pm. <NEW> Heart Logic Meditation. Tuesdays. 11/7 & 21. Heart Logic is a unique body-centered meditation that helps foster a deeper state of mental peace and emotional clarity toward the daily struggles we face. Join us for a 1-hour session that will include an introduction to the technique and a guided meditation. You don’t need to have any prior experience in meditation, just an open mind and a curiosity to learn more about yourself! Info Anoush: Aalexanian7@gmail.com

    2-3pm. Write Your Story. Tuesdays 11/7 & 28. This friendly, supportive group will help you learn how to tell the stories you want to tell. Facilitated by novelist Laura van den Berg. Info: vandenberg8@gmail.com

    6-7:30pm  <NEW> After Abortion Well-Being. 11/7 & 21 (Meets two Tuesdays/month). Whether an abortion was recent or not, the healing process is ongoing and can take many forms. Come feel supported in a respectful, confidential space. We will explore healing through story sharing and discussion, art, and more. Your identity and experiences will be confidential. Info: abortionhealingboston@gmail.com

November 8, Wednesday

  • 11am-1pm. *Spanish-English Conversation Exchange. Wednesdays. Are you an English speaker interested in improving your Spanish? ¿Hablas español y estás interesada en mejorar tu inglés? The intention is learning in a relaxing way. Join in conversation. All levels are welcome! Info: womenspanishenglishclass@hotmail.com

    6-7:30pm. Meditation for Inner Peace. Wednesday, 11/8. Learn and practice several meditations including enjoyment of breath, gratitude, loving-kindness, and deep relaxation. No prior experience needed. Info: Christine: christineradice@yahoo.com

    6:30-7:30pm. <NEW> Coping With Life's Stressors. Wednesdays, 11/8, 15 & 29. Upbeat ways to deal with stressors rather than numbing the pain, ignoring it, or reacting in ways that may lead to regret or negative consequences. Info: sydney.griffith123@gmail.com

November 9, Thursday

  • 10am-12pm. Sewing Group. Thursdays. 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 Karlotta: graciegeorgie@gmail.com

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

    6-8pm. 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.

November 10, Friday
No groups scheduled.

November 11, Saturday
No groups scheduled.

November 12, Sunday
Closed

November 13, Monday

  • 11am-1pm. Creative Expression and Mindfulness. Mondays. A space to explore our mind-body connection through breathing exercises and creative expression using various art mediums. The aim of each meeting will be to observe what unfolds with love and kindness, as well as relieve stress and find healing. Facilitated by Daniell. For questions and more information email Daniellcwc@gmail.com

    1:15-3pm Beading Group. Mondays, 1:15-3pm. Materials provided. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

    5:30-7:30pm. <NEW> 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: Cindy: cindyinthehub@gmail.com

    6:15-7:15pm. Basic Yoga with Marilyn. Mondays. 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  

November 14, Tuesday

  • 12-2pm. Art Group. Tuesdays. 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

    2:30-5:30pm  Beading Group. Now meeting Tuesdays, 2:30-5:30pm and Mondays, 1:15-3pm. All women welcome. Materials provided. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

    6:30-7:30pm. <NEW> Living in Our Bodies. Tuesdays, 11/14 & 28. A time for women to discuss and provide support regarding issues of self-esteem, body image, adjusting to body changes, and identifying and reframing negative thoughts/feelings about food, our bodies and ourselves. This group will not treat eating disorders specifically, but will provide an opportunity to focus on mutual support and working toward body positivity. Contact Hayley Friel at hfriel1370@gmail.com if interested, or feel free to drop in.

November 15, Wednesday

  • 11am-1pm. *Spanish-English Conversation Exchange. Wednesdays. Are you an English speaker interested in improving your Spanish? ¿Hablas español y estás interesada en mejorar tu inglés? The intention is learning in a relaxing way. Join in conversation. All levels are welcome! Info: womenspanishenglishclass@hotmail.com

    2-3:30pm. Women 65+ Discussion Group. Monthly. This month's topic: Self-protection. Let’s age better together! Come for fun, supportive discussions. Info: judy@cambridgewomenscenter.org

    6:30-7:30pm. <NEW> Coping With Life's Stressors, Wednesdays, 11/8, 15 & 29. Upbeat ways to deal with stressors rather than numbing the pain, ignoring it, or reacting in ways that may lead to regret or negative consequences. Info: sydney.griffith123@gmail.com

    7-8pm. Fertility Awareness Meetup. Wednesday 11/15. The Fertility Awareness Meetup is a space to discuss natural birth control options and fertility, including the Fertility Awareness Method (FAM) and Natural Family Planning (NFP).  A space where women can connect with peers, access information, pose questions, request resources, and share experiences.  For more info, contact Anna Churchill, anna@acfertilityawarness.com or www.acfertilityawareness.com  

November 16, Thursday

  • 10am-12pm. Sewing Group. Thursdays. 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 Karlotta: graciegeorgie@gmail.com

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

    6-8pm. 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.

November 17, Friday

  • 11am-1pm. *Navigating Divorce in Massachusetts with or without a Lawyer. 11/17. How to represent yourself; when you need a lawyer and how to minimize the cost; how to get restraining orders, temporary orders for custody and support, etc. Drop in any time between 11am & noon and get your questions answered for free! Led by attorney Isabella Jancourtz. Info: isabellajancourtz@yahoo.com

    6-7:30pm Incest Resources’ Drop-in Discussion Group for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. 11/17 (3rd Fridays). Topic: Disclosure & Confrontation. You need to come on time! No one will be admitted after 6:15pm so group process will not be disrupted! Info: 617-354-6394 x12.

    6-7:30pm. <NEW> *Lesbian & Bi Women’s Discussion Group. Inclusive discussion group for women attracted to women. Tonight’s topic: Dating. Info: jojo.bischof@web.de

November 18, Saturday

  • 12:30-3pm. Healing Through Creative Arts Workshop: Nourishing Our Hearts. An afternoon of connection, writing and sharing for survivors. We empower one another to write our truths and be present for each survivor. Facilitated by Jocelyn Eve. Info/to register: 978-408-9233 or martharogersmusic@gmail.com  
    Sponsored by Survivor Theatre Project.

    1-2:30pm. *Women’s Ovarian Cancer Support Group. 11/4 & 18 (1st & 3rd  Saturdays). Let’s share with and support each other. All ages & stages welcome! Info: womenscancergroup@gmail.com

November 19, Sunday
Closed

November 20, Monday

  • 11am-1pm. Creative Expression and Mindfulness. Mondays. A space to explore our mind-body connection through breathing exercises and creative expression using various art mediums. The aim of each meeting will be to observe what unfolds with love and kindness, as well as relieve stress and find healing. Facilitated by Daniell. For questions and more information email Daniellcwc@gmail.com

    1:15-3pm Beading Group. Mondays, 1:15-3pm. Materials provided. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

    5:30-7:30pm. <NEW> 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: Cindy: cindyinthehub@gmail.com

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

    6:15-7:15pm. Basic Yoga with Marilyn. Mondays. 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  

November 21, Tuesday

  • 12-2pm. Art Group. Tuesdays. 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. 1st and 3rd Tuesday, and (usually) 4th Monday. Let’s enjoy a meal and conversation together. All women welcome. Info: 617-354-6394 x12.

    1:30-2:30pm. <NEW> Heart Logic Meditation. Tuesdays. 11/7 & 21. Heart Logic is a unique body-centered meditation that helps foster a deeper state of mental peace and emotional clarity toward the daily struggles we face. Join us for a 1-hour session that will include an introduction to the technique and a guided meditation. You don’t need to have any prior experience in meditation, just an open mind and a curiosity to learn more about yourself! Info Anoush: Aalexanian7@gmail.com

    2:30-5:30pm  Beading Group. Now meeting Tuesdays, 2:30-5:30pm and Mondays, 1:15-3pm. All women welcome. Materials provided. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

    6-7:30pm  <NEW> After Abortion Well-Being. 11/7 & 21 (Meets two Tuesdays/month). Whether an abortion was recent or not, the healing process is ongoing and can take many forms. Come feel supported in a respectful, confidential space. We will explore healing through story sharing and discussion, art, and more. Your identity and experiences will be confidential. Info: abortionhealingboston@gmail.com

November 22, Wednesday

  • 11am-1pm. *Spanish-English Conversation Exchange. Wednesdays. Are you an English speaker interested in improving your Spanish? ¿Hablas español y estás interesada en mejorar tu inglés? The intention is learning in a relaxing way. Join in conversation. All levels are welcome! Info: womenspanishenglishclass@hotmail.com

    4-5:30pm. <NEW> Create Your Own Earrings! Wednesday, 11/22. Come join Elizabeth for a fun, creative earring design workshop. Make your own one-of-a-kind sets of earrings (with help & guidance) using fabric & other materials (provided). Info: Elizabeth, ef1916@yahoo.com

November 23, Thursday - Thanksgiving

  • 12-4pm. <SPECIAL EVENT> *Thanksgiving Dinner. Come enjoy a feast! Drop-in to eat, use a computer, relax, chat, and be in community. The Center will be open from noon-4 pm. Info: 617-354-6394.

November 24, Friday

  • 1-2pm. <NEW> *Lesbian, Bi & Trans Circle, 11/24. A space for open discussion & socializing, Info: Daniellcwc@gmail.com

November 25, Saturday

No groups scheduled.

November 26, Sunday
Closed

November 27, Monday

  • 11am-1pm. Creative Expression and Mindfulness. Mondays. A space to explore our mind-body connection through breathing exercises and creative expression using various art mediums. The aim of each meeting will be to observe what unfolds with love and kindness, as well as relieve stress and find healing. Facilitated by Daniell. For questions and more information email Daniellcwc@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 x12.

    1:15-3pm Beading Group. Mondays, 1:15-3pm. Materials provided. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

    5:30-7:30pm. <NEW> 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: Cindy: cindyinthehub@gmail.com

    6:15-7:15pm. Basic Yoga with Marilyn. Mondays. 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  

November 28, Tuesday

  • 12-2pm. Art Group. Tuesdays. 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

    2-3pm. Write Your Story. Tuesdays 11/7 & 28. This friendly, supportive group will help you learn how to tell the stories you want to tell. Facilitated by novelist Laura van den Berg. Info: vandenberg8@gmail.com

    2:30-5:30pm  Beading Group. Mondays, 1:15-3pm. All women welcome. Materials provided. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

    6:30-7:30pm. <NEW> Living in Our Bodies. Tuesdays, 11/14 & 28. A time for women to discuss and provide support regarding issues of self-esteem, body image, adjusting to body changes, and identifying and reframing negative thoughts/feelings about food, our bodies and ourselves. This group will not treat eating disorders specifically, but will provide an opportunity to focus on mutual support and working toward body positivity. Contact Hayley Friel at hfriel1370@gmail.com if interested, or feel free to drop in.

November 29, Wednesday

  • 11am-1pm. *Spanish-English Conversation Exchange. Wednesdays. Are you an English speaker interested in improving your Spanish? ¿Hablas español y estás interesada en mejorar tu inglés? The intention is learning in a relaxing way. Join in conversation. All levels are welcome! Info: womenspanishenglishclass@hotmail.com

    6:30-7:30pm. <NEW> Coping With Life's Stressors, Wednesdays, 11/8, 15 & 29. Upbeat ways to deal with stressors rather than numbing the pain, ignoring it, or reacting in ways that may lead to regret or negative consequences. Info: sydney.griffith123@gmail.com

November 30, Thursday

  • 10am-12pm. Sewing Group. Thursdays. 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 Karlotta: graciegeorgie@gmail.com

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

    6:30-7:30. 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.

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  

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> After Abortion Well-Being. 11/7 & 21 (Meets two Tuesdays/month). 6-7:30pm. Whether an abortion was recent or not, the healing process is ongoing and can take many forms. Come feel supported in a respectful, confidential space. We will explore healing through story sharing and discussion, art, and more. Your identity and experiences will be confidential. Info: abortionhealingboston@gmail.com

<NEW> Coping With Life's Stressors, Wednesdays, 11/8, 15 & 29. 6:30-7:30pm. Upbeat ways to deal with stressors rather than numbing the pain, ignoring it, or reacting in ways that may lead to regret or negative consequences. Info: sydney.griffith123@gmail.com

<NEW> Create your own Earrings! Wednesday, 11/22, 4-5:30pm. Come join me for a fun, creative earring design workshop. Make your own one-of-a-kind sets of earrings (with help & guidance) using fabric & other materials (provided). Info: Elizabeth, ef1916@yahoo.com

<NEW> Creative Expression and Mindfulness. Mondays (weekly), 11am-1pm. A space to explore our mind-body connection through breathing exercises and creative expression using various art mediums. The aim of each meeting will be to observe what unfolds with love and kindness, as well as relieve stress and find healing. Facilitated by Daniell. For questions and more information email Daniellcwc@gmail.com

<NEW> Fertility Awareness Meetup. Wednesday, 11/15, 7-8pm. The Fertility Awareness Meetup is a space to discuss natural birth control options and fertility, including the Fertility Awareness Method (FAM) and Natural Family Planning (NFP). A space where women can connect with peers, access information, pose questions, request resources, and share experiences.  For more info, contact Anna Churchill, anna@acfertilityawarness.com or www.acfertilityawareness.com

<NEW> Healing Through Creative Arts Workshop: Nourishing Our Hearts. Saturday, 11/18, 12:30-3pm. An afternoon of connection, writing and sharing for survivors. We empower one another to write our truths and be present for each survivor. Facilitated by Jocelyn Eve. Info/to register: martharogersmusic@gmail.com or 978-408-9233. Sponsored by Survivor Theatre Project.

<NEW> Heart Logic Meditation. Tuesdays. 11/7 & 21. 1:30-2:30pm. Heart Logic is a unique body-centered meditation that helps foster a deeper state of mental peace and emotional clarity toward the daily struggles we face. Join us for a 1-hour session that will include an introduction to the technique and a guided meditation. You don’t need to have any prior experience in meditation, just an open mind and a curiosity to learn more about yourself! Info Anoush: Aalexanian7@gmail.com

<NEW> *Lesbian, Bi & Trans Circle. Friday, 11/24, 1-2pm. A space for open discussion & socializing, Info: Daniellcwc@gmail.com

 <NEW> *Lesbian & Bi Women’s Discussion Group. Friday 11/17, 6-7:30pm. Inclusive discussion group for women attracted to women. Tonight’s topic: Dating. Info: jojo.bischof@web.de

<NEW> Living in Our Bodies. Tuesdays, 11/14 & 28. 6:30-7:30pm. A time for women to discuss and provide support regarding issues of self-esteem, body image, adjusting to body changes, and identifying and reframing negative thoughts/feelings about food, our bodies and ourselves. This group will not treat eating disorders specifically, but will provide an opportunity to focus on mutual support and working toward body positivity. Contact Hayley Friel at hfriel1370@gmail.com if interested, or feel free to drop in.

<SPECIAL EVENT> *Thanksgiving Dinner. Thursday, 11/23. 12-4pm.  Come enjoy a feast! Drop-in to eat, use a computer, relax, chat, be in community. The Center will be open from noon-4 pm. Info: 617-354-6394.

 

Alphabetical Listing of All Groups/Activities:
After Abortion Well-Being. 11/7 & 21 (Meets two Tuesdays/month). 6-7:30pm.  Whether an abortion was recent or not, the healing process is ongoing and can take many forms. Come feel supported in a respectful, confidential 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. 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

Basic Yoga with Marilyn. Mondays, 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  

*Bay State Butches. Friday 11/3, 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, 1:15-3pm. Come work on your own beading projects and socialize. Materials available. All women welcome. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

<NEW> Coping With Life's Stressors, Wednesdays, 11/8, 15 & 29. 6:30-7:30pm. Upbeat ways to deal with stressors rather than numbing the pain, ignoring it, or reacting in ways that may lead to regret or negative consequences. Info: sydney.griffith123@gmail.com

<NEW> Create Your Own Earrings! Wednesday, 11/22, 4-5:30pm Come join Elizabeth for a fun, creative earring design workshop. You'll be making your own one-of-a-kind sets of earrings (with help & guidance) using fabric and other materials (provided). Info: Elizabeth, ef1916@yahoo.com   

Creative Expression and Mindfulness. Mondays (weekly), 11am-1pm. A space to explore our mind-body connection through breathing exercises and creative expression using various art mediums. The aim of each meeting will be to observe what unfolds with love and kindness, as well as relieve stress and find healing. Facilitated by Daniell. For questions and more information email Daniellcwc@gmail.com

Feminist Book Club. Monday 11/6, 7-8pm (1st Mondays except when 1st Monday is a holiday)). We discuss books through the lens of feminism and our own experiences. We will be discussing The Other Einstein by Heather Terrell. Info: lizbada@bu.edu

Fertility Awareness Meetup. Wednesday, 11/15, 7-8pm. The Fertility Awareness Meetup is a space to discuss natural birth control options and fertility, including the Fertility Awareness Method (FAM) and Natural Family Planning (NFP). A space where women can connect with peers, access information, pose questions, request resources, and share experiences.  For more info, contact Anna Churchill, anna@acfertilityawarness.com or www.acfertilityawareness.com

Healing Through Creative Arts Workshop: Nourishing Our Hearts. Saturday, 11/18, 12:30-3pm. An afternoon of connection, writing and sharing for survivors. We empower one another to write our truths and be present for each survivor. Facilitated by Jocelyn Eve. Info/to register: martharogersmusic@gmail.com or 978-408-9233. Sponsored by Survivor Theatre Project.

<NEW> Heart Logic Meditation. Tuesdays. 11/7 & 21. 1:30-2:30pm. Heart Logic is a unique body-centered meditation that helps foster a deeper state of mental peace and emotional clarity toward the daily struggles we face. Join us for a 1-hour session that will include an introduction to the technique and a guided meditation. You don’t need to have any prior experience in meditation, just an open mind and a curiosity to learn more about yourself! Info Anoush: Aalexanian7@gmail.com

Incest Resources’ Drop-in Discussion Group for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. Friday, 11/17 (3rd Friday), 6-7:30pm  Topic: Disclosure & Confrontation. You need to come on time! No one will be admitted after 6:15pm so group process will not be disrupted!

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

<NEW> *Lesbian & Bi Women’s Discussion Group. Friday 11/17, 6-7:30pm. Inclusive discussion group for women attracted to women. Tonight’s topic: Dating. Info: jojo.bischof@web.de

<NEW> *Lesbian, Bi & Trans Circle. Friday, 11/24, 1-2pm. A space for open discussion & socializing, Info: Daniellcwc@gmail.com

<NEW> Living in Our Bodies. Tuesdays 11/14 & 28, 6:30-7:30pm. A time for women to discuss and provide support regarding issues of self-esteem, body image, adjusting to body changes, and identifying and reframing negative thoughts/feelings about food, our bodies and ourselves. This group will not treat eating disorders specifically, but will provide an opportunity to focus on mutual support and working toward body positivity. Contact Hayley Friel at hfriel1370@gmail.com if interested, or feel free to drop in.

Meditation for Inner Peace. Wednesday, 11/8. 6-7:30pm. Learn and practice several meditations including enjoyment of breath, gratitude, loving-kindness, and deep relaxation. No prior experience needed. Info: Christine: christineradice@yahoo.com

*Navigating Divorce in Massachusetts with or without a Lawyer. Friday 11/17, 11am-1pm. How to represent yourself; when you need a lawyer & how to minimize the cost; how to get restraining orders, temporary orders for custody & support, etc. Drop in any time between 11am & noon and get your questions answered. Led by attorney Isabella Jancourtz. Info: isabellajancourtz@yahoo.com

*Open Luncheons at the Women’s Center. Tuesday 11/7 & 21; Monday, 11/27 (normally 1st and 3rd Tuesday and last Monday), 12:30-1:30pm.  Let’s enjoy a delicious meal and being together. All women welcome. Info: 617-354-6394.

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 Karlotta:  Graciegeorgie@gmail.com

*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  

A Survivor’s Write to Heal. Mondays. 5:30-7:30pm. 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: Cindy: cindyinthehub@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

<SPECIAL EVENT> *Thanksgiving Dinner. Thursday, 11/23. 12-4pm.  Come enjoy a feast! Drop-in to eat, use a computer, relax, chat, be in community. The Center will be open 12-4pm. Info: 617-354-6394.

Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Thursdays. 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’s Center Board of Trustees monthly meeting. Monday, 11/20. 6-7:30pm. Info: board@cambridgewomenscenter.org

Women for Political Action. Wednesday 11/1 (NEW DAY, first Weds.), 6-7:30pm. 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 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

<NEW> *Women’s Ovarian Cancer Support Group. Saturday 11/4 & 18 (1st & 3rd Saturdays). 1-2:30pmLet’s share with and support each other. All ages & stages welcome! Info: womenscancergroup@gmail.com

Women 65+ Discussion Group. Wednesday 11/15. 2-3:30pm. Topic: Self-protection. Let’s age better together! Come for fun, supportive discussions on topics the group selects each month. Info: judy@cambridgewomenscenter.org

Write Your Story. Tuesdays 11/7 & 28. 2-3pm. This friendly, supportive group will help you learn how to tell the stories you want to tell. Facilitated by novelist Laura van den Berg. Info: vandenberg8@gmail.com

 

 

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