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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.

September 2015 Calendar

September 1, Tuesday

  • 11:00am – 1:30pm ~ Healing through Art and Writing. Weekly. An unstructured group that includes guided meditation & suggested topics. Come express and empower yourself and get in touch with your creativity! No experience necessary. All women welcome. Info: 617-354-6394 

    *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Daily Drop-In Period. Also come by any other time for an hour.
    Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

    *12:00 - 2:30pm ~ Computer Use Period with Computer Support. Come use computers and get assistance if and when you need it. Info: 617-354-6394

September 2, Wednesday

  • 11:00am – 12:30pm ~ Healing Crochet and Knitting Circle. 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month. Work on your knitting or crochet projects, socialize, and find out first hand how crafts can heal! Prior knowledge of knitting/crochet required (no instruction offered). A limited supply of yarn available for use on site. Info: Joanna@3speedlife.com

    *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Daily Drop-In Period. Also come by any other time for an hour.
    Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

    *6:00 – 8:00pm ~ Computer Use Period with Computer Support. Come use computers and get assistance if and when you need it. Info: 617-354-6394

    6:00-7:00pm ~ Body Image and Self-Esteem Discussion Group. Weekly. We get messages from all around us, telling us how we should look and act. Let’s empower each other to not only love & accept ourselves, but to give that love to those we encounter. Everybody is welcome! Contact: gambardellage@gmail.com

September 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: 617-354-6394

    *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Daily Drop-In Period. Also come by any other time for an hour.
    Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

    *6:00 – 8:00pm ~ Computer Use Period with Computer Support. Come use computers and get assistance if and when you need it. Info: 617-354-6394

    6:00 – 7:00pm ~ Trauma Discussion Group. Weekly. An intimate group where women can share and get support for all forms of trauma, past and present. Info: groupcambridge@gmail.com

    *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.

September 4, Friday

  • *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Daily Drop-In Period. Also come by any other time for an hour.
    Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

September 5, Saturday

  • *10:30-11:30am ~ The Breakfast Club. Come join us for breakfast and conversation. We’ll cook and eat breakfast while enjoying each other’s company! Info: 617-354-6394

    *11:00am – 12:00pm ~ Basics of Building ­­­a Business. Want to start your own business? Have a great idea but unsure what to do next? Come learn the tools you need to start your own business! No prior knowledge required. Info: n.vguterres@gmail.com

    *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Drop-In Hours. Daily. Also come by any other time for an hour. Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

September 6, Sunday
Closed

September 7, Monday
Closed for Labor Day

September 8, Tuesday

  • 11:00am – 1:30pm ~ Healing through Art and Writing. Weekly. An unstructured group that includes guided meditation & suggested topics. Come express and empower yourself and get in touch with your creativity! No experience necessary. All women welcome. Info: 617-354-6394 

    *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Daily Drop-In Period. Also come by any other time for an hour.
    Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

    *12:00 - 2:30pm ~ Computer Use Period with Computer Support. Come use computers and get assistance if and when you need it. Info: 617-354-6394

September 9, Wednesday

  • *11:00am – 12:30pm ~ Basic English/Spanish Discussion Group. 2nd & 4th Wednesdays. Are you an English speaker interested in improving your Spanish skills? ¿Hablas español y estás interesada en mejorar tu inglés? Join us for this informal discussion group! Info: womenspanishenglishclass@hotmail.com

    *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Daily Drop-In Period. Also come by any other time for an hour.
    Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

    *6:00 – 8:00pm ~ Computer Use Period with Computer Support. Come use computers and get assistance if and when you need it. Info: 617-354-6394

    6:00-7:00pm ~ Body Image and Self-Esteem Discussion Group. Weekly. We get messages from all around us, telling us how we should look and act. Let’s empower each other to not only love & accept ourselves, but to give that love to those we encounter. Everybody is welcome! Contact: gambardellage@gmail.com

September 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:  617-354-6394.

    *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Daily Drop-In Period. Also come by any other time for an hour.
    Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

    *6:00 – 8:00pm ~ Computer Use Period with Computer Support. Come use computers and get assistance if and when you need it. Info: 617-354-6394

    *1-2pm – Yoga With Elise. 9/10 & 24, Gain strength, flexibility & confidence & learn breathing techniques for stress management, relaxation and focus. Open to women of all experience levels. Please RSVP to eliselovezumba@yahoo.com (space limited).

    6:00 – 7:00pm ~ Trauma Discussion Group. Weekly. An intimate group where women can share and get support for all forms of trauma, past and present. Info: groupcambridge@gmail.com

    *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.

September 11, Friday

  • <NEW> Mindful Art Group. Noon-1:00pm, weekly (no meeting 9/4). Come make simple but engaging creative projects that emphasize self-care and reflection. No previous experience necessary. Topics: 9/11: Mandalas; 9/18: Gratitude Bracelets or Collage; 9/25: Zentangle. Info: Mindfulartgroup@gmail.com

    *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Drop-In Hours. Daily. Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

September 12, Saturday

  • *10:30-11:30am ~ The Breakfast Club. Come join us for breakfast and conversation. We’ll cook and eat breakfast while enjoying each other’s company! Info: 617-354-6394

    *Noon-2pm ~ Mah Jongg, weekly, beginning 9/12. Mah Jongg is a game of skill, strategy and luck! If you enjoy playing cards, Sudoku board games, or puzzles,you will likely love this exciting centuries-old game of Chinese tradition. Mah Jongg is similar to Rummy but uses tiles (like Dominoes, but illustrated). No need to sign up in advance. Everyone is welcome! LESSONS WILL BE GIVEN!  Info: 617-carrrieanne2e@gmail.com

    *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Daily Drop-In Period. Also come by any other time for an hour.
    Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

September 13, Sunday
Closed

September 14, Monday

  • *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Daily Drop-In Period. Also come by any other time for an hour.
    Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

    *6:00 – 8:00pm ~ Computer Use Period with Computer Support. Come use computers and get assistance if and when you need it. Info: 617-354-6394

    2:30pm – 4:30pm ~ Beading Group. Weekly. All women welcome. No experience needed. Questions/Info:  617-354-6394.

    6:00 – 7:00pm ~ Basic Yoga with Marilyn. Weekly. Come restore and rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit. Women of all experience levels welcome (including beginners!). Please RSVP—space is limited. To RSVP or for more info: marilynregan58@gmail.com

    *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Daily Drop-In Period. Also come by any other time for an hour.
    Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

September 15, Tuesday

  • 11:00am – 1:30pm ~ Healing through Art and Writing. Weekly. An unstructured group that includes guided meditation & suggested topics. Come express and empower yourself and get in touch with your creativity! No experience necessary. All women welcome. Info: 617-354-6394 

    *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Daily Drop-In Period. Also come by any other time for an hour.
    Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

    *12:00 - 2:30pm ~ Computer Use Period with Computer Support. Come use computers and get assistance if and when you need it. Info: 617-354-6394

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

September 16, Wednesday

  • 11:00am – 12:30pm ~ Healing Crochet and Knitting Circle. 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month. Work on your knitting or crochet projects, socialize, and find out first hand how crafts can heal! Prior knowledge of knitting/crochet required (no instruction offered). A limited supply of yarn available for use on site. Info: Joanna@3speedlife.com

    *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Daily Drop-In Period. Also come by any other time for an hour.
    Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

    *6:00 – 8:00pm ~ Computer Use Period with Computer Support. Come use computers and get assistance if and when you need it. Info: 617-354-6394

    5:30 – 7:00pm ~ Women’s Center Board of Trustees Meeting. Info: board@cambridgewomenscenter.org

    6:00-7:00pm ~ Body Image and Self-Esteem Discussion Group. Weekly. We get messages from all around us, telling us how we should look and act. Let’s empower each other to not only love & accept ourselves, but to give that love to those we encounter. Everybody is welcome! Contact: gambardellage@gmail.com

September 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:  617-354-6394.

    *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Daily Drop-In Period. Also come by any other time for an hour.
    Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

    *6:00 – 8:00pm ~ Computer Use Period with Computer Support. Come use computers and get assistance if and when you need it. Info: 617-354-6394

    6:00 – 7:00pm ~ Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Weekly. An intimate group where women can share and get support for all forms of trauma, past and present. Info: groupcambridge@gmail.com

    *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.

September 18, Friday

  • <NEW> Mindful Art Group. Noon-1:00pm, weekly (no meeting 9/4). Come make simple but engaging creative projects that emphasize self-care and reflection. No previous experience necessary. Topic: 9/18: Gratitude Bracelets or Collage. Info: Mindfulartgroup@gmail.com

    *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Daily Drop-In Period. Also come by any other time for an hour.
    Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

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

September 19, Saturday

  • *10:00am – Noon ~ Computer Use Period with Computer Support. Come use computers and get assistance if and when you need it. Info: 617-354-6394

    *10:30-11:30am ~ The Breakfast Club. Come join us for breakfast and conversation. We’ll cook and eat breakfast while enjoying each other’s company! Info: 617-354-6394

    *Noon-2pm ~ Mah Jongg, weekly. Mah Jongg is a game of skill, strategy and luck! If you enjoy playing cards, Sudoku board games, or puzzles,you will likely love this exciting centuries-old game of Chinese tradition. Mah Jongg is similar to Rummy but uses tiles (like Dominoes, but illustrated). No need to sign up in advance. Everyone is welcome! LESSONS WILL BE GIVEN!  Info: carrrieanne2e@gmail.com

    *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Daily Drop-In Period. Also come by any other time for an hour.
    Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

September 20, Sunday
Closed

September 21, Monday

  • *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Daily Drop-In Period. Also come by any other time for an hour.
    Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

    2:30pm – 4:30pm ~ Beading Group. Weekly. All women welcome. No experience needed. Questions/Info:  617-354-6394.

    6:00 – 7:00pm ~ Basic Yoga With Marilyn. Weekly. Come restore and rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit. Women of all experience levels welcome (including beginners!). Please RSVP—space is limited. To RSVP or for more info: marilynregan58@gmail.com

    *6:00 – 8:00pm ~ Computer Use Period with Computer Support. Come use computers and get assistance if and when you need it. Info: 617-354-6394

September 22, Tuesday

  • 11:00am – 1:30pm ~ Healing through Art and Writing. Weekly. An unstructured group that includes guided meditation & suggested topics. Come express and empower yourself and get in touch with your creativity! No experience necessary. All women welcome. Info: 617-354-6394 

    *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Daily Drop-In Period. Also come by any other time for an hour.
    Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

    *12:00 - 2:30pm ~ Computer Use Period with Computer Support. Come use computers and get assistance if and when you need it. Info: 617-354-6394

September 23, Wednesday

  • *11:00am – 12:30pm ~ Basic English/Spanish Discussion Group. 2nd & 4th Wednesdays. Are you an English speaker interested in improving your Spanish skills? ¿Hablas español y estás interesada en mejorar tu inglés? Join us for this informal discussion group! Info: womenspanishenglishclass@hotmail.com

    *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Daily Drop-In Period. Also come by any other time for an hour.
    Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

    *6:00 – 8:00pm ~ Computer Use Period with Computer Support. Come use computers and get assistance if and when you need it. Info: 617-354-6394

    6:00-7:00pm ~ Body Image and Self-Esteem Discussion Group. Weekly. We get messages from all around us, telling us how we should look and act. Let’s empower each other to not only love & accept ourselves, but to give that love to those we encounter. Everybody is welcome! Contact: gambardellage@gmail.com

September 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:  617-354-6394.

    *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Daily Drop-In Period. Also come by any other time for an hour.
    Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

    *6:00 – 8:00pm ~ Computer Use Period with Computer Support. Come use computers and get assistance if and when you need it. Info: 617-354-6394

    *1-2pm – Yoga With Elise. 9/10 & 24, Gain strength, flexibility & confidence & learn breathing techniques for stress management, relaxation and focus. Open to women of all experience levels. Please RSVP to eliselovezumba@yahoo.com (space limited).

    6:00 – 7:00pm ~ Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Weekly. An intimate group where women can share and get support for all forms of trauma, past and present. Info: groupcambridge@gmail.com

    *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.

September 25, Friday

  • <NEW> Mindful Art Group. Noon-1:30pm, weekly. Come make simple but engaging creative projects that emphasize self-care and reflection. No previous experience necessary. Topic: Zentangle. Info: Mindfulartgroup@gmail.com

    *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Daily Drop-In Period. Also come by any other time for an hour.
    Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

September 26, Saturday

  • *10:00am – Noon ~ Computer Use Period with Computer Support. Come use computers and get assistance if and when you need it. Info: 617-354-6394

    *10:30-11:30am ~ The Breakfast Club. Come join us for breakfast and conversation. We’ll cook and eat breakfast while enjoying each other’s company! Info: 617-354-6394

    Noon–2:30pm ~ Healing Through Creative Arts Workshop: "Finding Balance: A Writing Workshop for the Equinox." Facilitated by Cynthia Mochowski. Tune up your balance for the fall with writing, creative arts and a dash of Cynthia's warm humor and authenticity. We welcome past and new participants. To register in advance Martha: martharogersmusic@gmail.com or 978-408-9233.

    *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Daily Drop-In Period. Also come by any other time for an hour.
    Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

September 27, Sunday
Closed

September 28, Monday

  • *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Daily Drop-In Period. Also come by any other time for an hour.
    Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

    *6:00 – 8:00pm ~ Computer Use Period with Computer Support. Come use computers and get assistance if and when you need it. Info: 617-354-6394

    2:30pm – 4:30pm ~ Beading Group. Weekly. All women welcome. No experience needed. Questions/Info:  617-354-6394.

    6:00 – 7:00pm ~ Basic Yoga With Marilyn. Weekly. Come restore and rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit. Women of all experience levels welcome (including beginners!). Please RSVP—space is limited. To RSVP or for more info: marilynregan58@gmail.com

  • Feminist Book Club. 7-8pm. (last Monday/month). Come discuss books of all kinds, through the lens of feminism and our own experiences. All perspectives encouraged and welcomed. This month’s book will be The Next Room by Sarah Ruhl. Info: jessicamchapman@ymail.com.   

September 29, Tuesday

  • 11:00am – 1:30pm ~ Healing through Art and Writing. Tuesdays, weekly. An unstructured group that includes guided meditation & suggested topics. Come express and empower yourself and get in touch with your creativity! No experience necessary. All women welcome. Info: 617-354-6394 

    *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Daily Drop-In Period. Also come by any other time for an hour.
    Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

    *12:00 - 2:30pm ~ Computer Use Period with Computer Support. Come use computers and get assistance if and when you need it. Info: 617-354-6394

    <New!> LGBTQ Ladies. 6-7pm, 8/25 (last Tuesday of every month, beginning in August) Join other LGBTQ women for our monthly get-together where we meet new friends and discuss what it's like to be us! Info: megriesz@gmail.com

    6:00 – 7:30pm ~ Survival and Support: Women Coping With the Mental Illness of Loved Ones. Once monthly.  This peer discussion group provides a sharing space for women to talk about the challenges of supporting a friend or family member living with mental illness. Sign-up/Info: cwcsurvivsupp@gmail.com 

September 30, Wednesday

  • *11:00am – 12:30pm ~ Basic English/Spanish Discussion Group. 2nd & 4th Wednesdays. Are you an English speaker interested in improving your Spanish skills? ¿Hablas español y estás interesada en mejorar tu inglés? Join us for this informal discussion group! Info: womenspanishenglishclass@hotmail.com

    *12:00 – 3:00pm ~ Daily Drop-In Period. Also come by any other time for an hour.
    Come use the Center to cook or eat a meal, use a computer, look at books in the library, socialize or take a few moments of quiet reflection. Info: 617-354-6394

    *6:00 – 8:00pm ~ Computer Use Period with Computer Support. Come use computers and get assistance if and when you need it. Info: 617-354-6394

    6:00-7:00pm ~ Body Image and Self-Esteem Discussion Group. Weekly. We get messages from all around us, telling us how we should look and act. Let’s empower each other to not only love & accept ourselves, but to give that love to those we encounter. Everybody is welcome! Contact: gambardellage@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  

Drop In Periods

Monday – Saturday 12:00 to 3:00 pm; plus an hour at any other time
*Special Computer Use Periods with Computer Support – Mondays 6-8pm; Tues., Noon-2:30pm, Weds, 6-8pm; Thursdays, 6-8pm; and Sats, (startng 9/17) 10am-noon. Come use computers and get assistance if and when you need it. Info: 617-354-6394.

New Groups / Activities

Basic Yoga with Marilyn. Mondays, weekly, 6-7pm. Come restore and rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit. Women of all experience levels welcome (including beginners!). Please RSVP—space is limited. To RSVP or for more info: marilynregan58@gmail.com

Healing through Art and Writing, Tuesdays (weekly), 11am-1:30pm, weekly. An unstructured group that includes guided meditation & suggested topics. Come express and empower yourself and get in touch with your creativity! No experience necessary. All women welcome. Info: 617-354-6394 

LGBTQ Ladies. 6-7pm, 9/29 (last Tuesday of every month) Join other LGBTQ women for our monthly get-together where we meet new friends and discuss what it's like to be us! Info: megriesz@gmail.com

*Basic Spanish/English Conversation Group. 2nd & 4th Wednesdays (9/9 & 23), 11:00am-12:30pm. Are you an English speaker interested in improving your Spanish skills? ¿Hablas español y estás interesada en mejorar tu inglés? Join us for this informal discussion group! Info: womenspanishenglishclass@hotmail.com

Yoga With Elise. Thursdays, 9/10 & 24, 1-2pm – Gain strength, flexibility & confidence & learn breathing techniques for stress management, relaxation and focus. Open to women of all experience levels. Please RSVP to eliselovezumba@yahoo.com  (space is limited).

Mindful Art Group. Fridays, noon-1:00pm, weekly (no meeting 9/5). Come make simple but engaging creative projects that emphasize self-care and reflection. No previous experience necessary. Topics: 9/11: Mandalas; 9/18: Gratitude Bracelets or Collage; 9/25: Zentangle. Info: Mindfulartgroup@gmail.com

Healing Through Creative Arts Workshop: "Finding Balance: A Writing Workshop for the Equinox." Saturday, 9/26, Noon–2:30pm. Facilitated by Cynthia Mochowski. Tune up your balance for the fall with writing, creative arts and a dash of Cynthia's warm humor and authenticity. We welcome past and new participants. To register in advance Martha: martharogersmusic@gmail.com or 978-408-9233.

*Mah Jongg, noon-2pm, Saturdays (not meeting 9/5 or 9/28). Mah Jongg is a game of skill, strategy and luck! If you enjoy playing cards, Sudoku board games, or puzzles,you will likely love this exciting centuries-old game of Chinese tradition. Mah Jongg is similar to Rummy but uses tiles (like Dominoes, but illustrated). No need to sign up in advance. Everyone is welcome! LESSONS WILL BE GIVEN!  Info: carrrieanne2e@gmail.com 

On-going Groups + Activities

*Feminist Book Club. Last Monday of the month (9/28), 7-8pm. A meeting to discuss books of all kinds, through the lens of feminist theory and our own experiences. All perspectives encouraged and welcomed. This month’s book will be The Next Room by Sarah Ruhl Info: jessicamchapman@ymail.com.   

*Open Luncheon at the Women’s Center. Tuesday, 9/15, 12-1pm: Luncheon and discussion. For more info please call: 617-354-6394

Beading Group. Mondays, 2:30-4:30pm. Weekly. Come work on your own beading projects and socialize. All women welcome. Questions/info: call 617-354-6394   

Women’s Center Board of Trustees Meeting. 5:30-7:00pm, Wednesday, 8/19.  Info: board@cambridgewomenscenter.org

Survival and Support: Women Coping With the Mental Illness of Loved Ones. Thursday, 8/27, 6-7:30. This peer discussion group provides a sharing space for women to talk about the challenges of supporting a friend or family member living with mental illness. Sign-up/Info: cwcsurvivsupp@gmail.com

Healing Crochet and Knitting Circle. 1st  and 3rd  Wednesdays of the month, 11:00am – 12:30pm. Work on your knitting or crochet projects, socialize, and find out first hand how crafts can heal! Prior knowledge of knitting/crochet required (no instruction offered). Some needles and a limited supply of yarn available for use on site. Info: Joanna@3speedlife.com

Body Image and Self-Esteem Discussion Group. Wednesdays (weekly), 6:00-7:00pm. We get messages from all around us, telling us how we should look and act. Let’s empower each other to not only love & accept ourselves, but to give that love to those we encounter. Everybody is welcome! Contact: gambardellage@gmail.com

*<NEW> Teen Discussion Group.  Every other Wednesday, 6-7pm. Call for September dates and topics. Come check out the new facilitators! A safe space for female-identified teens to meet and discuss feminism and other topics relevant to their lives. Some upcoming discussion topics may include healthy relationships, body image, street harassment, LGBTQ issues and more. Info: 617-354-6394

Trauma Discussion Group. Weekly, Thursdays, 6-7pm. An intimate group where women can share and get support for all forms of trauma, past and present. Info: groupcambridge@gmail.com

Sewing Group. Thursdays, 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: 617-354-6394.

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

*The Breakfast Club. Saturdays, 10:30-11:30am. Come join us for breakfast and conversation. We’ll cook and eat breakfast while enjoying each other’s company! Info: 617-354-6394

 

 

 

 

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