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MARCH CALENDAR

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

March 2017 Calendar

March 1, 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. *Right Care Alliance Listening Tour. Right Care Boston is holding listening tours to find other people across the Boston area who share our values of building a health care system that works for all patients. We are interested in hearing your stories and experiences with the health care system – what works, what doesn’t, and everything in between – to shape our goals and strategies and to organize a large scale, broad-based, grassroots effort to take control of health care and make it do what it's supposed to do: serve the public good. Info: Alexandra Arnold, aarnold@bu.edu or (914) 645-1331

March 2, 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. <NEW> 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. 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.

March 3, 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

March 4, Saturday

  • No groups scheduled

March 5, Sunday

  • Closed

March 6, Monday

  • The Friendly Toast is generously hosting a "Friendly Fundraiser" to benefit the Cambridge Women's Center! The restaurant will donate 20% of the proceeds from all diners at their restaurants from 4-8 pm on Monday, March 6. All three Friendly Toast locations will be participating:
    1 Kendall Square B3101, Cambridge, MA (a few blocks from the Kendall Square station on the Red Line)
    35 Stanhope St., Boston, MA (near the Back Bay station on the Orange Line)
    113 Congress Street, Portsmouth, NH
    Please support the Women's Center and enjoy a fun dinner at this creative local business!

    2:30-4:30pm. Beading Group. Weekly. All women welcome. Materials provided. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

    6-7:30pm. Improve your English! (ESL). Weekly (not 3/13 & 3/20). 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! Please 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: The Woman Who Breathed Two Worlds, by Selina Siak Chin Yoke. Info: jilldfisher@gmail.com

March 7, Tuesday

  • 11am-1pm. <NEW> Art Class. Weekly (not 3/21). Explores various art styles and provides a welcoming space to create art work. All women are welcome! No previous art background needed. Info: Michelle Spages mshellspages@gmail.com

    2-3:30pm  <NEW> Get to Work!  Weekly. We’ll focus on the specific needs of the women that show up, and the group will work towards completing the personal goals of each woman, 3/7: job searching & applying; 3/14: creating & sending out resumes; 3/21: interview practice; 3/28: job searching & applying again!  Info: Get.to.work.womenscenter@gmail.com

    4-5pm. <NEW> 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> Political Action Committee. 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    

March 8, 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. (3/8 & 3/22). Come write stories, both fiction and nonfiction. Use this friendly, supportive writing 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

    3pm  <NEW> *International Women's Day film. We’ll watch a women-centered movie, have snacks, and the opportunity for discussion afterwards. Info: 617-354-6394.

March 9, 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. <NEW> 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. 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.

March 10, Friday

  • 6:30-7:30 pm. <NEW> Queer in the Headlights. 2nd Fridays. 1-hour discussion group followed by (optional) fun outing for all who identify as non-male and non-straight. Topic: Queer Entertainment: your favorite queer culture. Followed by dinner out and a drag show. Info: queerheadlights@gmail.com

March 11, Saturday

  • 10am-12pm. 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.  Topic: how gender is racialized, the differences between the womanhood of white women, colonized women, black women and other women of color and how to build a women's movement that builds solidarity around these differences. Info: bostonfeministsforliberation@gmail.com

March 12, Sunday
Closed

March 13, Monday

  • 2:30-4:30pm. Beading Group. Weekly.  All women welcome. Materials provided. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

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

March 14, Tuesday

  • 11am-1pm. <NEW> Art Class. Weekly (not 3/21). Explores various art styles and provides a welcoming space to create art work. All women are welcome! No previous art background needed New facilitator! Info: Michelle Spages mshellspages@gmail.com

    2-3:30pm  <NEW> Get to Work!  Weekly. We’ll focus on the specific needs of the women that show up, and the group will work towards completing the personal goals of each woman, 3/14: creating & sending out resumes; 3/21: interview practice; 3/28: job searching & applying!  Info: Get.to.work.womenscenter@gmail.com

    4-5pm. <NEW> 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

March 15, 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. We will talk about aging: our difficulties, triumphs, and insights, in a supportive and collaborative atmosphere. Topic today: Coping with Fears. Info: judy@cambridgewomenscenter.org

    6-7:30pm <NEW> Meditation for Inner Peace. Meditation supports peace in ourselves, even in times of personal and global stress. Learn and practice a variety of meditations including enjoyment of breath, gratitude, loving-kindness, and deep relaxation. No prior meditation experience necessary. Info: Christine Radice, christineradice@yahoo.com

March 16, 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 Group. Topic: Inconsistent childrearing among parents and other caregivers. Discuss ways to get on the same page. Moms, grandmas, and all other female caretakers are welcome. Facilitated by Marianne Saccardi, M.A. Info: m.saccardi@gmail.com or 617-945-5847.  You are also invited to bring your children for supervised arts and crafts/playtime upstairs in the Children’s Room.

    1-2pm. <NEW> 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. 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.

March 17, Friday

  • 6–7:30pm. Incest Resources' Drop-In Discussion Group for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. Topic: Boundaries. 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.

March 18, Saturday

  • 12:30-2:30pm. Healing Through Creative Arts Workshop: Songwriting from the Heart: Writing short songs/chants. Facilitated by Joy Guice. We will write short personal affirmations and/or loving kindness meditations and set them to music.  Playful and supportive environment for survivors.  Feel free to bring instruments for music making. Registration preferred but not required. Walk-ins welcome. Info/to register: 978-408-9233  or  martharogersmusic@gmail.com

    1-2:30pm <NEW> *Women’s Cancer Support Group. 3/18 (first meeting; will meet on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays). A place for women to share what they are going through along the varied stages of cancer diagnoses. Let’s support each other as well as learn together and from each other. All ages and stages welcome! No sign up necessary. Info: womenscancergroup@gmail.com

March 19, Sunday
Closed

March 20, Monday

  • 2:30-4:30pm. Beading Group. Weekly.  All women welcome. Materials provided. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com
     
    6-7:30pm *Women’s Center Board of Trustees meeting. Info: board@cambridgewomenscenter.org

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

March 21, 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.

    2-3:30pm  <NEW> Get to Work!  Weekly. We’ll focus on the specific needs of the women that show up, and the group will work towards completing the personal goals of each woman, 3/7: job searching & applying; 3/14: creating & sending out resumes; 3/21: interview practice; 3/28: job searching & applying again!  Info: Get.to.work.womenscenter@gmail.com

    4-5pm. <NEW> 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

March 22, 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. Come write stories, both fiction and nonfiction. Use this friendly, supportive writing 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

March 23, 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. <NEW> 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. 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.

March 24, Friday

  • No groups scheduled

March 25, Saturday

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

    3-4:30pm  *Boston New Daughters of Bilitis (BNDOB). (last Saturdays; meeting at 3pm this month). A space for lesbians to socialize and discuss lesbian issues. Today’s topic: Separatism— female separatism, lesbian separatism, pros/cons, attainability, etc. Info: journey.murry@gmail.com

March 26, Sunday
Closed

March 27, Monday

  • 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.

    2:30-4:30pm. Beading Group. Weekly. Materials provided. Info: thebeadinggroup@gmail.com

    6-7:30pm. <NEW> Improve your English! (ESL). Weekly. 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. Come restore and rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit. All welcome, including beginners. Please register by 4pm—space is limited! To register: marilynregan58@gmail.com

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

March 28, Tuesday

  • 11am-1pm. <NEW> Art Class. Weekly (not 3/21). Explores various art styles and provides a welcoming space to create art work. All women are welcome! No previous art background needed. Info: Michelle Spages mshellspages@gmail.com

    2-3:30pm  <NEW> Get to Work!  Weekly. We’ll focus on the specific needs of the women that show up, and the group will work towards completing the personal goals of each woman, 3/7: job searching & applying; 3/14: creating & sending out resumes; 3/21: interview practice; 3/28: job searching & applying again!  Info: Get.to.work.womenscenter@gmail.com

    4-5pm. <NEW> 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

March 29, 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

March 30, 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. <NEW> 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. 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.

March 31, Friday

  • no groups scheduled

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  

<NEW> Tech Tips and Tricks.  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 to help by email or to arrange to meet. If you don't use email, give a volunteer best way to contact you. jcarnott@gmail.com

Alphabetical Listing of *NEW* Groups/Activities in March:

Art Class. Tuesdays, 11am-1pm. Weekly (not 3/21). Group that explores various art styles and provides a welcoming space to create art work. All women are welcome! No previous art background needed. Info: Michelle Spages mshellspages@gmail.com

*Bay State Butches. Friday, 3/3, 6:30-8pm. Join other butch lesbians to socialize with and support one another and talk about our experiences! Questions can be directed to Lane at defaultlane@aim.com

*Boston New Daughters of Bilitis (BNDOB). 3/25 (last Saturdays). 3-4:30pm  (meeting at 3pm this month). A space for lesbians to socialize and discuss lesbian issues. Today’s topic: Separatism— female separatism, lesbian separatism, pros/cons, attainability, etc. Info: journey.murry@gmail.com

Boston Feminists for Liberation (BFL) Consciousness-Raising Group. Saturday 3/11 (2nd Saturdays), 10am-12pm. Come learn about BFL and join in discussion on a topic that affects us on a personal level. Today’s topic: how gender is racialized, the differences between the womanhood of white women, colonized women, black women and other women of color and how to build a women's movement that builds solidarity around these differences. Info: bostonfeministsforliberation@gmail.com

*Dinner & a Movie. Monday, 3/27, 5:30-8pm. Better than date night! We’ll gather in the living room, eat a scrumptious meal & watch movies with strong female leads. jessicashaughnessy@gmail.com

Get to Work!  Tuesdays 2-3:30pm . Weekly. We’ll focus on the specific needs of the women that show up, and the group will work towards completing the personal goals of each woman, 3/7: job searching & applying; 3/14: creating & sending out resumes; 3/21: interview practice; 3/28: job searching & applying again!  Info: Get.to.work.womenscenter@gmail.com

Healing Through Creative Arts Workshop: Songwriting from the Heart: Writing short songs/chants. Saturday 3/18, 12:30-2:30pm. Facilitated by Joy Guice. We will write short personal affirmations and/or loving kindness meditations and set them to music.  Playful and supportive environment for survivors.  Feel free to bring instruments for music making.  Registration preferred but not required: 978-408-9233 or martharogersmusic@gmail.com

Improve your English! (ESL). Mondays, 3/6 & 27 (usually weekly). 6-7:30pm. Sharpen your grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation skills in a fun, supportive environment. All levels welcome. Join us!  Info: Samantha Burns WomensCenterEnglish@gmail.com

*International Women's Day film. Wednesday 3/8 at 3pm.. We’ll watch a women-centered movie, have snacks, and the opportunity for discussion afterwards. Info: 617-354-6394.

Meditation for Inner Peace. Wednesday 3/15, 6-7:30pm. Meditation supports peace in ourselves, even in times of personal and global stress. Learn and practice a variety of meditations including enjoyment of breath, gratitude, loving-kindness, and deep relaxation. No prior meditation experience necessary. Info: Christine Radice, christineradice@yahoo.com

*Navigating Aging: Women 65+ Discussion Group. Wednesday 3/15, 2-3:30pm.  We will talk about aging: our difficulties, triumphs, and insights, in a supportive and collaborative atmosphere. Topic: Coping with Fears. Info: judy@cambridgewomenscenter.org   

*Navigating Divorce In Massachusetts, With Or Without A Lawyer. Saturday, 3/25, 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

Political Action Committee. Tuesday, 3/7, 6-7pm (2nd 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    

*Queer in the Headlights. Friday 3/10 (2nd Fridays), 6:30-7:30 pm.1-hour discussion group followed by (optional) fun outing for all who identify as non-male & non-straight. Tonight’s topic: Queer Entertainment: your favorite queer culture. Followed by dinner out and a drag show. Info: queerheadlights@gmail.com

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

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

Tech Tips and Tricks.  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 to help by email or to arrange to meet. If you don't use email, give a volunteer best way to contact you. jcarnott@gmail.com

*Women’s Cancer Support Group. Saturday 3/18, 1-2:30pm (first meeting; will meet on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays). A place for women to share what they are going through along the varied stages of cancer diagnoses. Let’s support each other as well as learn together and from each other. All ages and stages welcome! No sign up necessary. Info: womenscancergroup@gmail.com

Write Your Story. Wednesday 3/8 & 3/22, 2-3:30pm. Come write stories, both fiction and nonfiction. Use this friendly, supportive writing 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

Alphabetical Listing of All Groups/Activities in March:

<NEW> Art Class. Tuesdays, 11am-1pm. Weekly group that explores various art styles and provides a welcoming space to create art work. All women are welcome! No previous art background needed. Info: Michelle Spages mshellspages@gmail.com

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

<NEW> *Bay State Butches. Friday 3/3, 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.. Weekly. 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 3/11 (2nd Saturdays), 10am-12pm. Come learn about BFL and join in discussion on a topic that affects us on a personal level. Today’s topic: how gender is racialized, the differences between the womanhood of white women, colonized women, black women and other women of color and how to build a women's movement that builds solidarity around these differences. Info: bostonfeministsforliberation@gmail.com

*Boston New Daughters of Bilitis (BNDOB). 3/25 (last Saturdays). 3-4:30pm  (meeting at 3pm this month). A space for lesbians to socialize and discuss lesbian issues. Today’s topic: Separatism— female separatism, lesbian separatism, pros/cons, attainability, etc. Info: journey.murry@gmail.com

<NEW> *Dinner & a Movie. Monday, 3/27, 5:30-8pm. Better than date night! We’ll gather in the living room, eat a scrumptious meal & watch movies with strong female leads. jessicashaughnessy@gmail.com

*Feminist Book Club. 3/6 (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: The Woman Who Breathed Two Worlds, by Selina Siak Chin Yoke. Info: jilldfisher@gmail.com

<NEW> Get to Work!  Tuesdays 2-3:30pm . Weekly. We’ll focus on the specific needs of the women that show up, and the group will work towards completing the personal goals of each woman, 3/7: job searching & applying; 3/14: creating & sending out resumes; 3/21: interview practice; 3/28: job searching & applying again!  Info: Get.to.work.womenscenter@gmail.com

Healing Through Creative Arts Workshop: Songwriting from the Heart: Writing short songs/chants. Saturday 3/18, 12:30-2:30pm. Facilitated by Joy Guice. We will write short personal affirmations and/or loving kindness meditations and set them to music.  Playful and supportive environment for survivors.  Feel free to bring instruments for music making.  Registration preferred but not required: 978-408-9233 or martharogersmusic@gmail.com

<NEW> Improve your English! (ESL). Mondays  6-7:30pm. Usually weekly, not 3/13 or 3/20). 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 3/17, 6-7:30pm. Topic: Boundaries. 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> *International Women's Day film. Wednesday 3/8 at 3pm. We’ll watch a women-centered movie, have snacks, and the opportunity for discussion afterwards. Info: 617-354-6394.

<NEW> *Navigating Aging: Women 65+ Discussion Group. Wednesday 3/15,  2-3:30pm.  We will talk about aging: our difficulties, triumphs, and insights, in a supportive and collaborative atmosphere. Topic this month: Coping with Fears. Info: judy@cambridgewomenscenter.org

*Navigating Divorce In Massachusetts, With Or Without A Lawyer. Saturday, 3/25, 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

*Open Luncheon at the Women’s Center. Tuesday, 3/21 (3rd Tuesdays) & Monday 3/27 (4th Mondays), 12-1pm. Let’s enjoy a delicious meal and being together. All women welcome. Info: 617-354-6394.

*Parenting group. Thursday 3/16, 10:15-11:15am. Topic: Inconsistent childrearing between parents and/or other caregivers. Come discuss ways to get on the same page. Moms, grandmas, other female caretakers are welcome. Facilitated by Marianne Saccardi, M.A. Info: m.saccardi@gmail.com or 617-945-5847.  You are also invited to bring your children for supervised arts/crafts/playtime upstairs in the children’s/art room.

<NEW> Political Action Committee. Tuesday, 3/7, 6-7pm (2nd 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    

<NEW> Queer in the Headlights. Friday 3/10 (2nd Fridays), 6:30-7:30 pm. One-hour discussion group followed by (optional) fun outing for all who identify as non-male & non-straight. Tonight’s topic: Queer Entertainment: your favorite queer culture. Followed by dinner out and a drag show. Info: queerheadlights@gmail.com

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

*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 Tools and Skills. 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 to help 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

<NEW> *Women’s Cancer Support Group. Saturday 3/18, 1-2:30pm (first meeting; will meet on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays). A place for women to share what they are going through along the varied stages of cancer diagnoses. Let’s support each other as well as learn together and from each other. All ages and stages welcome! No sign up necessary. Info: womenscancergroup@gmail.com

*Women’s Center Board of Trustees meeting. Monday 3/20, 6-7:30pm. Info: 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.

Write Your Story. Wednesdays 3/8 & 3/22,  2-3:30pm. Come write stories, both fiction and nonfiction. Use this friendly, supportive writing 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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