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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.

April 2013 Calendar

April 1, Tuesday

  • 11:00am – 1:00pm ~ New! Painting and Drawing Group. Weekly. No experience necessary. For more information, call 617-354-6394.

April 2, Wednesday

  • 10:30-11:30am ~ Kripalu Yoga. Weekly. Kripalu yoga uses meditation, breathwork and poses to relax and rejuvenate the mind, body and spirit. Space is limited. Info/sign up: 617-354-6394 or Cambridge.womens.center@gmail.com.

April 3, Thursday

  • 10:00am – 12:00pm ~ Sewing Group. Weekly. This sewing 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. Questions/Info: BostonArtCollectives@gmail.com

    *12:00 – 1:00pm ~ Luncheon at the Women’s Center: Coming together for sharing and problem-solving. Info: 617-354-6394.

    1:00 – 2:00pm ~ Crochet/Knitting Group. Weekly. Open to all women who would like to learn and/or crochet or knit with others. Info: 617-354-6394

    *6:00 – 8:00pm ~ Drop-In Computer Support for Women. 1st and 3rd Thursdays. Get help with any questions you have about basic computer use, Internet navigation, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc. Info: 617-354-6394.

    *6:30 – 8:00pm ~ Ladies, Let’s Talk About It - Women’s Narcotic Anonymous (NA) Meeting. Weekly. Support group for women recovering from drug and alcohol abuse. Info: 617-354-8807.

April 4, Friday

  • 12:00 – 1:00pm ~ Mental Health Resource Group. Every Friday. Learn about different illnesses, get information about benefits, support groups, and navigating the mental health system. Info: Hilary, kileyhilary@gmail.com.

    *6:30 – 8:00pm ~ Lesbian Conversation. 1st Fridays of the month. A group of women connecting and conversing on a level deeper than just everyday conversation. We'll talk about group-suggested topics that gain the most interest from folks. All suggestions for topics are welcome – as are all relationship statuses and all members of our LBT women’s community. After the group, the conversation can continue over a drink or dinner. Info: Mairic: bostonlezzy@gmail.com

April 5, Saturday

April 6, Sunday
Closed

April 7, Monday

  • 11:00am – 1:00pm ~ Beading Group. Weekly. No experience necessary. All supplies are provided. Questions? Email us at BostonArtCollectives@gmail.com or call 617-354-6394

    1:00 – 2:00pm ~ Peer support. Weekly. Need some one-on-one time to talk? Jess is available on the second floor. Walk in or sign up by email: cambridge.womens.center@gmail.com

April 8, Tuesday

  • 11:00am – 1:00pm ~ New! Painting and Drawing Group. Weekly. No experience necessary. For more information, call 617-354-6394.

    6:00pm – 7:00pm ~ New! Computer Basics Workshop Series. April’s workshop topics are Getting To Know the Computer (4/8) and Internet Basics (4/22). In this session, attendees will learn some common computer terms, how to navigate basic programs and set up our own email accounts (if time allows). For info/to register, please call 617-354-6394 or email Cambridge.womens.center@gmail.com 

April 9, Wednesday

  • 10:30-11:30am ~ Kripalu Yoga. Weekly. Kripalu yoga uses meditation, breathwork and poses to relax and rejuvenate the mind, body and spirit. Space is limited. Info/sign up: 617-354-6394 or Cambridge.womens.center@gmail.com.

    *6:00 – 7:00pm ~ Women’s Emotional Empowerment Group. 2nd and 4th Wednesdays. To empower women who have experienced emotional abuse or have felt emotionally drained in relationships. Come together in a safe atmosphere to express ourselves and help each other transform painful emotions, regain confidence, and invite trusting and caring relationships. Info: breevlife@gmail.com

April 10, Thursday

  • 10:00am – 12:00pm ~ Sewing Group. Weekly. This sewing 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. Questions/Info: BostonArtCollectives@gmail.com

    1:00 – 2:00pm ~ Crochet/knitting Group. Weekly. Open to all women who would like to learn and/or crochet or knit with others. Info: 617-354-6394

    5:30-7pm ~ Women’s Center Board of Trustees Meeting.. Info: board@cambridgewomenscenter.org

    *6:30 – 8:00pm ~ Ladies, Let’s Talk About It - Women’s Narcotic Anonymous (NA) Meeting. Weekly. Support group for women recovering from drug and alcohol abuse. Info: 617-354-8807.

April 11, Friday

  • *12:15 – 1:15pm ~ Susan’s Luncheon at the Women’s Center: The Women’s Center’s Board Co-Chair, Susan Noonan-Forster will host her monthly luncheon for sharing and problem-solving. Info: 617-354-6394.

    12:00 – 1:00pm ~ Mental Health Resource Group. Every Friday. Learn about different illnesses, get information about benefits, support groups, and navigating the mental health system. Info: Hilary, kileyhilary@gmail.com.

April 12, Saturday

April 13, Sunday
Closed

April 14, Monday

  • 11:00am – 1:00pm ~ Beading Group. Weekly. No experience necessary. All supplies are provided. Questions? Email us at BostonArtCollectives@gmail.com or call 617-354-6394

    1:00 – 2:00pm ~ Peer support. Weekly. Need some one-on-one time to talk? Jess is available on the second floor. Walk in or sign up by email: cambridge.womens.center@gmail.com

    7:00 – 8:00pm ~ Women of Color (WOC) Discussion Group.  2nd Mondays from April to June. Discuss topics important to you: Intersectionality, Body Image, Self-care, Relationships, etc. Light refreshments provided. All those who ID as WOC welcome, including mixed race & those "read" as white.  Info: Cambridge.womens.center@gmail.com or 617-354-6394

April 15, Tuesday

  • 11:00am – 1:00pm ~ New! Painting and Drawing Group. Weekly. No experience necessary. For more information, call 617-354-6394.

    *12:00 – 1:00pm ~ Luncheon at the Women’s Center: Coming together for sharing and problem-solving. Info: 617-354-6394.

    7:00 – 8:00pm  ~ LBTQ Women of Color (WOC) Discussion Group. 3rd Tuesdays from April to June.  Discuss topics important to you; health, LBTQ WOC in the media, queer community, trans issues, etc. Light refreshments provided. All those who ID as WOC welcome, including mixed race & those "read" as white. The Women’s Center is a safe space for those who identify as women, please respect the policy.  Info: Cambridge.womens.center@gmail.com or 617-354-6394

April 16, Wednesday

  • 10:30-11:30am ~ Kripalu Yoga. Weekly. Kripalu yoga uses meditation, breathwork and poses to relax and rejuvenate the mind, body and spirit. Space is limited. Info/sign up: 617-354-6394 or Cambridge.womens.center@gmail.com.

    6:00 – 8:00pm ~ Drop-In Computer Support for Women. 2nd and 4th Wednesdays.  One on one help on basic computer & Internet use

April 17, Thursday

  • 10:00am – 12:00pm ~ Sewing Group. Weekly. This sewing 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. Questions/Info: BostonArtCollectives@gmail.com

    *12:00 – 12:45pm ~ Women’s Health Discussion Group with Nurse Pat. Ask questions and discuss women’s health issues with Nurse Pat Maher, Cambridge Health Alliance Nurse Practitioner. 617-591-6731.

  • *12:45 – 1:30pm ~ One-on-One with Nurse Pat. Need any health-related support or questions answered? Sign up in advance or walk in for a 15-min individual consulting time with Pat Maher, Nurse Practitioner from Cambridge Health Alliance. Info/Sign up: 617-591-6731
  • 1:00 – 2:00pm ~ Crochet/knitting Group. Weekly. Open to all women who would like to learn and/or crochet or knit with others. Info: 617-354-6394

    *5:30pm – 7:30pm ~ Survivor Seder.  All survivors welcome to this Passover celebration organized by the members of Incest Resources' Drop-In Group.  RSVP by 4/10 to 617-354-6394 or cambridge.womens.center.@gmail.com

    *6:00 – 8:00pm ~ Drop-In Computer Support for Women. 1st and 3rd Thursdays. Get help with any questions you have about basic computer use, Internet navigation, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc. Info: 617-354-6394.

    6:30 – 8:00pm ~ Ladies, Let’s Talk About It - Women’s Narcotic Anonymous (NA) Meeting. Weekly. Support group for women recovering from drug and alcohol abuse. Info: 617-354-8807.

April 18, Friday

  • 12:00 – 1:00pm ~ Mental Health Resource Group. Every Friday. Learn about different illnesses, get information about benefits, support groups, and navigating the mental health system. Info: Hilary, kileyhilary@gmail.com.

    6:00 - 7:30pm ~ Incest Resources' Drop-In Discussion Group for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. Topic: Triggers. Meet other survivors, share commonalities and coping strategies. Please come on time! No one will be admitted after 6:15pm so that the group process will not be disrupted. Thank you! Meets on the 3rd Fridays of each month, September through June. Info: 617-354-8807. 

April 19, Saturday

April 20, Sunday
Closed

April 21, Monday
Closed (Patriots' Day)

April 22, Tuesday

  • 11:00am – 1:00pm ~ New! Painting and Drawing Group. Weekly. No experience necessary. For more information, call 617-354-6394.

    6:00pm – 7:00pm ~ New! Computer Basics Workshop Series. In this session, we will learn the basics of the internet. Tricky terms will be explained, attendees will learn how to make the most of search engines and set up a Google Documents account. Those who are interested may attend both sessions (if space allows) or choose one or the other based on existing computer skills.  To register, please call 617-354-6394 or email Cambridge.womens.center@gmail.com

April 23, Wednesday

  • 10:30-11:30am ~ Kripalu Yoga. Weekly. Kripalu yoga uses meditation, breathwork and poses to relax and rejuvenate the mind, body and spirit. Space is limited.  Info/sign up: 617-354-6394 or Cambridge.womens.center@gmail.com.

    *6:00 – 7:00pm ~ Women’s Emotional Empowerment Group. 2nd and 4th Wednesdays. To empower women who have experienced emotional abuse or have felt emotionally drained in relationships. Come together in a safe atmosphere to express ourselves and help each other transform painful emotions, regain confidence, and invite trusting and caring relationships. Info: breevlife@gmail.com

    6:00 – 8:00pm ~ Drop-In Computer Support for Women. 2nd and 4th Wednesdays.  One on one help on basic computer & Internet use

April 24, Thursday

  • 10:00am – 12:00pm ~ Sewing Group. Weekly. This sewing 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. Questions/Info: BostonArtCollectives@gmail.com

    1:00 – 2:00pm ~ Crochet/knitting Group. Weekly. Open to all women who would like to learn and/or crochet or knit with others. Info: 617-354-6394

    *6:30 – 8:00pm ~ Ladies, Let’s Talk About It - Women’s Narcotic Anonymous (NA) Meeting. Weekly. Support group for women recovering from drug and alcohol abuse. Info: 617-354-8807

April 25, Friday

  • 12:00 – 1:00pm ~ Mental Health Resource Group. Every Friday. Learn about different illnesses, get information about benefits, support groups, and navigating the mental health system. Info: Hilary, kileyhilary@gmail.com

April 26, Saturday

  • 1:00pm – 3:00pm ~ Our Creative Pulse workshop series: The Language Art of Our Body’s Wisdom. Dive deep, play, witness together in contemplative Authentic movement.  In our moving and in our witnessing, we will see what arises from our nature within and without.  Come allow your body to be comfortable, and simply wait to be moved. Sign-up/Info: Cambridge.womens.center@gmail.com or 617-354-6394

    <Special Event> 2pm ~ Listen To Your Mother. Performance at Old South Church, Boston (not at the Women’s Center). This performance features live readings by local writers on the beauty, the beast, and the barely-rested of motherhood, in celebration of Mother’s Day. Born of the creative work of mothers who publish on-line, each production is directed, produced, and performed by local communities, for local communities. Part of the proceeds will be donated to The Women’s Center. Buy tickets at: http://listentoyourmotherboston.bpt.me/

April 27, Sunday
Closed

April 28, Monday

  • 11:00am – 1:00pm ~ Beading Group. Weekly. No experience necessary. All supplies are provided. Questions? Email us at BostonArtCollectives@gmail.com or call 617-354-6394

    1:00 – 2:00pm ~ Peer support. Need some one-on-one time to talk? Jess is available on the second floor. Walk in or sign up by email: cambridge.womens.center@gmail.com

April 29, Tuesday

  • 11:00am – 1:00pm ~ New! Painting and Drawing Group. Weekly. No experience necessary. For more information, call 617-354-6394.

April 30, Wednesday

  • 10:30-11:30am ~ Kripalu Yoga. Weekly. Kripalu yoga uses meditation, breathwork and poses to relax and rejuvenate the mind, body and spirit. Space is limited.  Info/sign up: 617-354-6394 or Cambridge.womens.center@gmail.com.

Other Groups:

*Straight Marriage, Still Questioning. “A Question of Two Lives - Where do I go from here?” A peer led support group for the woman in a straight relationship struggling with her sexual orientation. If you are interested in attending or for more information please contact us at kate.e.flynn@gmail.com  

Special Events

Survivor Seder. 5:30-7:30pm, Thursday, 4/17.  All survivors welcome to this Passover celebration organized by the members of Incest Resources' Drop-In Group.  RSVP by 4/10 to 617-354-6394 or cambridge.womens.center.@gmail.com

Our Creative Pulse monthly workshop: The Language Art of Our Body’s Wisdom, Saturday, 4/26, 1-3pm. Dive deep, play, witness together in contemplative Authentic movement.  In our moving and in our witnessing, we will see what arises from our nature within and without.  Come allow your body to be comfortable, and simply wait to be moved. Sign-up/Info: Cambridge.womens.center@gmail.com or 617-354-6394

Listen To Your Mother performance. Saturday, 4/26, 2pm at Old South Church, Boston (not at The Women’s Center). This performance features live readings by local writers on the beauty, the beast, and the barely-rested of motherhood, in celebration of Mother’s Day. Born of the creative work of mothers who publish on-line, each production is directed, produced, and performed by local communities, for local communities. Part of the proceeds will be donated to the Women’s Center. Buy tickets ($15-$20) at: http://listentoyourmotherboston.bpt.me/

New Groups / Activities

Computer Basics Workshop Series, Tuesdays, 4/8 and 4/22, 6-7 pm. April’s workshop topics are Getting To Know the Computer (4/8) and Internet Basics (4/22). In the first session (4/8) attendees will learn some common computer terms, how to navigate basic programs and set up our own email accounts (if time allows). In the second session (4/22) we will learn the basics of the internet. Tricky terms will be explained, we will learn how to make the most of search engines and set up a Google Documents account. Those who are interested may attend both sessions (if space allows) or choose one or the other based on existing computer skills. To register, please contact: Cambridge.womens.center@gmail.com or 617-354-6394

Drop-In Computer Support for Women. 1st and 3rd Thursdays, 6-8 pm. Get help with any questions you have about basic computer use, Internet navigation, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc. Info: 617-354-6394.

Painting and Drawing Group, Tuesdays, 11am-1pm. This class is open to all women who would like to paint, draw, and/or make art in a creative environment. No experience necessary. For more information, call 617-354-6394.

*Women’s Health Discussion Group with Nurse Pat ~ Thursday, 4/17, 12:00 –12:45pm. Ask questions and discuss women’s health issues with Nurse Pat Maher, Cambridge Health Alliance Nurse Practitioner. 617-591-6731.

Women of Color (WOC) Discussion Group ~ Monday, April 14 (2nd Mondays from April to June), 7:00– 8:00pm . Discuss topics important to you: Intersectionality, Body Image, Self-care, Relationships, etc. Light refreshments provided. All those who ID as WOC welcome, including mixed race & those "read" as white.  Info: Cambridge.womens.center@gmail.com or 617-354-6394

LBTQ Women of Color (WOC) Discussion Group ~ Tuesday, April 15 (3rd Tuesdays from April to June), 7:00–8:00pm.  Discuss topics important to you; health, LBTQ, WOC in the media, queer community, trans issues, etc. Light refreshments provided. All those who ID as WOC welcome, including mixed race and those "read" as white. The Women’s Center is a safe space for those who identify as women, please respect the policy.  Info: Cambridge.womens.center@gmail.com or 617-354-6394

On-Going Groups and Activities

Beading Group ~ Mondays, 11:00am – 1:00pm. No experience is necessary. All supplies are provided. Questions?  Email us at BostonArtCollectives@gmail.com or call 617-354-6394

Peer support ~ Every Monday 1-2pm. Need some one-on-one time to talk? Jess is available on the second floor. Sign up in advance recommended. Walk-ins are welcome too. To sign up, please call 617-354-6394

Kripalu Yoga. Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30am. Kripalu yoga uses meditation, breathwork and poses to relax and rejuvenate the mind, body and spirit. Space is limited.  Info/sign up: 617-354-6394 or Cambridge.womens.center@gmail.com.

Women’s Emotional Empowerment Group, Wednesdays, 4/9 & 23 (2nd and 4th Wednesdays), 6-7pm. To empower women who have experienced emotional abuse or have felt emotionally drained in relationships. Come together in a safe atmosphere to express ourselves and help each other transform painful emotions, regain confidence, and invite trusting and caring relationships. Info: breevlife@gmail.com  

Drop-In Computer Support for Women ~ Wednesdays, 4/16 and 23, 6-8pm. Get help with any questions you have about basic computer use, Internet navigation, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc. Info: 617-354-6394

*Ladies, Let’s Talk About It: Women’s Narcotic Anonymous (NA) Meeting ~ Every Thursday, 6:30-8pm. Support group for women recovering from drug and alcohol abuse. Info: 617-354-8807

*Luncheon at the Women’s Center ~ Coming together for sharing and problem solving ~ Thursday, 4/3, and Tuesday, 4/15, 12-1pm, Luncheon and discussion. For more info please call: 617-354-6394

*One-on-One with Nurse Pat ~ Thursday, 4/17, 12:45-1:30pm (monthly). Need any health related support or questions answered? Sign up in advance or walk in for a 15-min individual consulting time with Pat Maher, Nurse Practitioner from Cambridge Health Alliance. Info/Sign up: 617-591-6731

Sewing Group ~ Every Thursday, 10am-12pm,. This sewing 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. Open to all women. Questions/Info: BostonArtCollectives@gmail.com

Crochet/Knitting Group ~ Every Thursday, 1–2pm.  Open to all women who would like to learn and/or crochet or knit with others. Info: 617-354-6394

Mental Health Resource Group ~ Every Friday, 12-1pm.. Learn about different illnesses, get information about benefits, support groups, and navigating the mental health system. Info: Hilary, kileyhilary@gmail.com

*Susan’s Luncheon at the Women’s Center ~ Friday, 4/11, 12:15-1:15pm, The Women’s Center’s Board Co-Chair, Susan Noonan-Forster will host her monthly luncheon for sharing and problem-solving. Luncheon and discussion. For more info please call: 617-354-6394

*Drumming with the Batucada Belles. The Batucada Belles host an all women drum circle. We have a few cool easy rhythms to play and teach; and we have some advanced rhythms that we play and everyone can follow us in free style and ad-lib. If you have a djembe or other drums bring them, If you don’t have a drum no worries, we have a lot of cool percussion shakares, bells, clave sticks, etc. Meeting location/schedule:      http://meetup.com/womyns-drumming     

 

 

 

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