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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.

August 2016 Calendar

August 1, 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 (not meeting 8/22). 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 - My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante – is the first in a four-part series. It's a novel about female friendship through the years and a bestselling cult favorite. Info: jessicamchapman@ymail.com

August 2, Tuesday

  • no groups scheduled

August 3, Wednesday

  • no groups scheduled

August 4, Thursday

  • 10am-12pm. Sewing Group. Weekly. Open to all women who’d like to sew or mend with a machine or by hand. Make or mend bags, clothing, quilts... No experience needed. Info: 617-354-6394.
     
    6:30-7:30pm. Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Weekly. An intimate group where women can share and get support for all forms of trauma, past & 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.

August 5, Friday

  • no groups scheduled

August 6, Saturday

  • 1-2:30pm.<NEW> Start Writing with Karen. This group meets weekly to write poems, fiction, or blog/journal entries. The writing process can be frustrating but it is also a satisfying way to communicate your thoughts and ideas. By working with one another, either by editing or proofreading a draft of someone’s novel in the making or by creating a poem with your writing partner, finishing your piece will seem achievable. This hour and a half workshop will begin with an hour of focused writing, with no distractions. Then the last thirty minutes will be for feedback. Use this workshop to further your writing endeavors. You may even get published on the Cambridge Women’s Center’s blog! Info: karen07@brandeis.edu

    2-5pm Boston Feminists for Liberation (BFL) Consciousness-Raising Group. 8/6 (1st Sat). 2-3pm: Orientation. Come learn about BFL & ask questions. 3-5pm: Discussion on a topic that affects us on a personal level. You are welcome to stay and join in. Then you can sign up to attend the 3-5pm discussions each Saturday for the rest of the month. Info: bostonfeministsforliberation@gmail.com 

August 7, Sunday
Closed

August 8, 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 (not meeting 8/22). 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  

August 9, Tuesday

  • 4:30-7:30pm. Managing Your Money. 8/9. Free one-on-one, confidential financial planning advice. Get help with managing credit and debts; tax problems; creating a budget; other issues. 45-minute sessions, with financial planner Vera Kelsey-Watts.  Pre-registration required: Linda@cambridgewomenscenter.org

August 10, Wednesday

  • 11am-1pm. *Spanish-English Conversation Exchange. 8/10 & 24 (2nd & 4th Weds), 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. Also, you will get some handouts. Join in conversation. All levels are welcome! Info: womenspanishenglishclass@hotmail.com

    6-8pm  <NEW> Self-Defense Workshop: Strike Skills. 8/10. How to escape or fend off an attacker. Learn simple self-defense moves with Girls’ LEAP! Using shields, the LEAP staff will teach high intensity moves to fend off attackers. Open to all women ages 14 and up. Participants under 18 need to have written consent by a guardian to hit the shields. Info: kathleen.melendy@simmons.edu

August 11, Thursday

  • 10am-12pm. Sewing Group. Weekly. Open to all women who’d like to sew or mend with a machine or by hand. Make or mend bags, clothing, quilts... No experience needed. Info: 617-354-6394.
     
    6-7:30pm <NEW> Solo Moms Support Group. 8/11 (2nd Thursdays). Join this new monthly group. We will discuss parenting strategies, childcare, work/parenting balance, and collect ideas for future meetings. Kids welcome. Bring PJs and food so your kids will be fed and ready for bed. Info: pennypaduka@gmail.com
      
    6:30-7:30pm. Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Weekly. An intimate group where women can share and get support for all forms of trauma, past & 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.

August 12, Friday

  • 6–7:30pm <NEW> Summer Meeting for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse. (no one admitted after 6:15pm).  Topic: The Healing Process.  Join members of the survivor community for connection, support, and discussion while Incest Resources' Group is on summer break.  For predictability and safety, the structure and guidelines will be the same, but the meeting will be un-facilitated. Info: gg.boston@comcast.net

August 13, Saturday

  • 1-2:30pm. <NEW> Start Writing with Karen. This group meets weekly to write poems, fiction, or blog/journal entries. The writing process can be frustrating but it is also a satisfying way to communicate your thoughts and ideas. By working with one another, either by editing or proofreading a draft of someone’s novel in the making or by creating a poem with your writing partner, finishing your piece will seem achievable. This hour and a half workshop will begin with an hour of focused writing, with no distractions. Then the last thirty minutes will be for feedback Use this workshop to further your writing endeavors. You may even get published on the Cambridge Women’s Center’s blog! Info: karen07@brandeis.edu

    6-8pm. <NEW> Lesbian Movie Night, 8/13 (monthly). This month’s film: Saving Face. Social gathering for all women who identify as lesbians. Join us for feature and short films relevant to the lesbian community. Info: Sha, 857-247-5444 or cherlinejulien@outlook.com

August 14, Sunday
Closed

August 15, 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 (no class 8/22). 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  

August 16, Tuesday

  • 12-1pm. *Open Luncheon at the Women’s Center. 8/16 (3rd Tuesday). Let’s enjoy a meal together. Topic: Defining Our Spaces. All women welcome. Info: 617-354-6394.
     
    4:00-5:15pm Dynamic Mobility to Stretch and Strengthen with Stephanie. Weekly. For all levels. Movement and breathing exercises for posture, range of motion, joint health, and greater self-awareness. Attend to your body and state of being. Wear comfortable clothing & shoes. In August the class will be held outdoors if weather is good (we’ll meet at the Center and walk to a nearby park together). Info: stephanie.fungsang@tufts.edu

August 17, Wednesday

  • 6:30-7:30pm <NEW> Job Search Support & Career Building Skills Workshop. 8/17. This class will focus on learning how to write resumes, cover letters, networking, what to wear to an interview, and other career-related skills. We’ll focus on what participants need help with. There will be a take home packet with examples and resources. The instructor, Laura Levis, is a writer/editor in the Cambridge area, currently working as Editorial Production Manager for the Harvard Gazette at Harvard University. With over 13 years of experience in writing and digital media, Laura knows the ins and outs of finding jobs and making resumes shine. Info: Laura laura.levis@gmail.com

August 18, Thursday

  • 1-2pm  <NEW> *Cooking with Hannah. 8/18 & 25. Come make delicious, nutritious, easy, and affordable recipes. And eat! Info: 617-354-6394.10am-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: 617-354-6394.

    4:30-6:00pm. *Free Monthly Legal Clinics with Casa Myrna. 8/18 (3rd Thursdays). Free private legal consults for any woman impacted by domestic violence (including controlling behavior, physical abuse, threats, belittling). Speak with a legal advocate about personal legal issues in a confidential setting. Preregister (required) with Lola at 617-521-0146 or lremy@casamyrna.org

    6:30-7:30pm. Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Weekly. An intimate group where women can share and get support for all forms of trauma, past & 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.

August 19, Friday

  • no groups scheduled

August 20, Saturday

  • 1-2:30pm. Start Writing with Karen. This group meets weekly to write poems, fiction, or blog/journal entries. The writing process can be frustrating but it is also a satisfying way to communicate your thoughts and ideas. By working with one another, either by editing or proofreading a draft of someone’s novel in the making or by creating a poem with your writing partner, finishing your piece will seem achievable. This hour and a half workshop will begin with an hour of focused writing, with no distractions. Then the last thirty minutes will be for feedback. Use this workshop to further your writing endeavors. You may even get published on the Cambridge Women’s Center’s blog! Info: karen07@brandeis.edu

August 21, Sunday
Closed

August 22, Monday

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

    *6-7:30pm  <NEW> Meditation for Stress Management. 8/22. Meditation can help reduce stress. The meditations we will learn and practice can be used anywhere, in just a few minutes a day, to lead you to a more relaxed life. We’ll also share tips on how to work meditation into your daily routine. No experience necessary. Info: Christine Radice, christineradice@yahoo.com

August 23, Tuesday

  • 2-3pm. <NEW> Henna Design Group. 8/23. Learn how to make Mehndi Henna design temporary hand tattoos! Two facilitators will create beautiful artistic designs and teach simple patterns! All women welcome! Info: Hannah, ellenh@union.edu

    4-5:15pm Dynamic Mobility to Stretch and Strengthen with Stephanie. Weekly. For all levels. Movement and breathing exercises for posture, range of motion, joint health, and greater self-awareness. Attend to your body and state of being. Wear comfortable clothing & shoes. In August the class will be held outdoors if weather is good (we will meet at the Center at 4pm and walk to a nearby park together). Info: stephanie.fungsang@tufts.edu

August 24, Wednesday

  • 11am-1pm. *Spanish-English Conversation Exchange. (2nd & 4th Weds), 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. Also, you will get some handouts. Join in conversation. All levels are welcome! Info: womenspanishenglishclass@hotmail.com

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

August 25, Thursday

  • 10-11am.. *Helping Our Children Develop Empathy in a Diverse World. 8/25. We’ll share ideas to help us in the all-important work of raising happy, successful children. For female caretakers: mothers, grandmas, nannies… Part of the Making a Difference in Our Children’s Lives series led by Marianne Saccardi MA. Info: m.saccardi@gmail.com or 617-945-5847.
    And bring your children along for Storytime with Theresa, our volunteer librarian, also 10-11am. Info: tatobin@mac.com

    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: 617-354-6394.
     
    1-2pm  <NEW> *Cooking with Hannah. 8/18 & 25. Come make delicious, nutritious, easy, and affordable recipes. And eat! Info: 617-354-6394.

    3-4pm. Yoga with Elise. 8/25, Gain strength, flexibility, and confidence, and learn breathing techniques for relaxation, stress management, and focus. All experience levels welcome. Space limited, preregistration required: eliselovezumba@yahoo.com

    6:30-7:30pm. Trauma Support/Discussion Group. Weekly. An intimate group where women can share and get support for all forms of trauma, past & 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.

August 26, Friday

  • no groups scheduled

August 27, Saturday

  • 1-2:30pm.Start Writing with Karen. This group meets weekly to write poems, fiction, or blog/journal entries. The writing process can be frustrating but it is also a satisfying way to communicate your thoughts and ideas. By working with one another, either by editing or proofreading a draft of someone’s novel in the making or by creating a poem with your writing partner, finishing your piece will seem achievable. This hour and a half workshop will begin with an hour of focused writing, with no distractions. Then the last thirty minutes will be for feedback. Use this workshop to further your writing endeavors. You may even get published on the Cambridge Women’s Center’s blog! Info: karen07@brandeis.edu

    2pm <NEW> *Boston New Daughters of Bilitis (BNDOB). 8/27 (last Saturdays). A woman & lesbian-centered group that meets to socialize & discuss lesbian issues. Info: journey.murry@gmail.com

August 28, Sunday
Closed

August 29, Monday

  • 12-1pm. *Open Luncheon at the Women’s Center. 8/29. Lunch and conversation. All women welcome. Info: 617-354-6394

    2:30-4:30pm. Beading Group. Weekly. All women welcome. No meeting 5/30. 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  

August 30, Tuesday

  • no groups scheduled

August 31, Wednesday

  • no groups scheduled

Other Groups:

CHANGE YOUR STORY.  CHANGE YOUR LIFE!   That's a big order, isn't it?  However, it really works!  We can be so unaware of how our thinking affects our lives.  Energy healing allows you to be free of thinking that binds you to old habits by releasing negative energy and returning to you a feeling of being yourself again, of being whole.   Martha at 617-497-7888.  Sessions to be arranged.Individual sessions last 1 hour, by appointment.  Registration required. Info: Martha at 617-497-7888, or mewerman@gmail.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 for more information please contact us at kate.e.flynn@gmail.com    

Alphabetical Listing of NEW Groups/Activities in August:

*Boston New Daughters of Bilitis (BNDOB). 2pm, 8/27 (last Saturdays). A woman & lesbian-centered group that meets to socialize & discuss lesbian issues. Info: journey.murry@gmail.com

*Cooking with Hannah. Thursdays, 8/18 & 25, 1-2pm,. Come make delicious, nutritious, easy, and affordable recipes. And eat! Info: 617-354-6394.

Henna Design Group. Tuesday, 8/23, 2-3pm. Learn how to make Mehndi Henna design temporary hand tattoos! Two facilitators will create beautiful artistic designs and teach simple patterns! All women welcome! Info: Hannah, ellenh@union.edu

Job Search Support & Career Building Skills Workshop. Wednesday 8/17, 6:30-7:30pm. This class will focus on learning how to write resumes, cover letters, networking, what to wear to an interview, and other career-related skills. We’ll focus on what participants need help with. There will be a take home packet with examples and resources. The instructor, Laura Levis, is a writer/editor in the Cambridge area, currently working as Editorial Production Manager for the Harvard Gazette at Harvard University. With over 13 years of experience in writing and digital media, Laura knows the ins and outs of finding jobs and making resumes shine. Info: Laura laura.levis@gmail.com

Lesbian Movie Night. Saturday, 8/13, 6-8pm (meets monthly). This month’s film: Saving Face. Social gathering for all women who identify as lesbians. Join us for feature and short films relevant to the lesbian community. Info: Sha, 857-247-5444 or cherlinejulien@outlook.com

*Meditation for Stress Management, Monday, 8/22, 6-7:30pm. Meditation can help reduce stress. The meditations we will learn and practice can be used anywhere, in just a few minutes a day, to lead you to a more relaxed life. We’ll also share tips on how to work meditation into your daily routine. No experience necessary. Info: Christine Radice, christineradice@yahoo.com

Self-Defense Workshop: Strike Skills. Wednesday 8/10, 6-8pm. How to escape or fend off an attacker. Learn simple self-defense moves with Girls’ LEAP! Using shields, the LEAP staff will teach high intensity moves to fend off attackers. Open to all women ages 14 and up. Participants under 18 need to have written consent by a guardian to hit the shields. Info: kathleen.melendy@simmons.edu

Singing Group. 3-4:30pm. All levels welcome! Info: 617-354-6394.

Solo Moms Support Group. 8/11 (2nd  Thursdays), 6-7:30pm. Join this new monthly group. We will discuss parenting strategies, childcare, work/parenting balance, and collect ideas for the coming year. Kids welcome. Bring PJs and food so your kids will be fed and ready for bed. Info: pennypaduka@gmail.com

Start Writing with Karen. Saturdays, 1-2:30pm. Come to write poems, fiction, blog/journal entries. The writing process can be frustrating but it is also a satisfying way to communicate your thoughts and ideas. Use this workshop to further your writing endeavors. You may even get published on the Cambridge Women’s Center’s blog! Email: karen07@brandeis.edu

Summer Meeting for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse. Friday 8/12, 6-7:30pm. Topic: The Healing Process.  Join members of the survivor community for connection, support, and discussion while Incest Resources' group is on summer break.  For predictability & safety, the structure and guidelines will be the same, but the meeting will be un-facilitated. Info: gg.boston@comcast.net

Alphabetical Listing of All Groups/Activities in August:

Basic Yoga with Marilyn. Mondays, 6:15-7:15pm. Weekly (not meeting 8/22). Come restore and rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit. Women of all experience levels welcome (including beginners!). You need to preregister by 4pm Mondays—space is limited. To register or for more info: marilynregan58@gmail.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 New Daughters of Bilitis (BNDOB). 2pm, 8/27 (last Saturdays). A woman & lesbian-centered group that meets to socialize & discuss lesbian issues. Info: journey.murry@gmail.com

Boston Feminists for Liberation (BFL) Consciousness-Raising Group. Saturdays. Orientation 1st Saturday 8/6, 2-3pm:  Come learn about BFL and ask questions. 3-5pm: Discussion on a topic that affects us personally. You are welcome to stay and join the discussion. Then, if you want, you can sign up to attend the 3-5pm closed discussions each Saturday for the rest of the month. Info: bostonfeministsforliberation@gmail.com

*Cooking with Hannah. Thursdays, 8/18 & 25, 1-2pm, Come make delicious, nutritious, easy, and affordable recipes. And eat! Info: 617-354-6394.
 
Dynamic Mobility to Stretch and Strengthen with Stephanie. Tuesdays, 8/16 & 23, 4:00-5:15pm  (usually weekly). For all levels. Movement and breathing exercises for posture, range of motion, joint health, and greater self-awareness. Attend to your body and state of being. Wear comfortable clothing & shoes. In August in good weather the class will be held outdoors (We’ll meet at the Center at 4pm and walk to a nearby park together. Info: stephanie.fungsang@tufts.edu

Energy Healing.  CHANGE YOUR STORY.  CHANGE YOUR LIFE!   That's a big order, isn't it?  However, it really works!  We can be so unaware of how our thinking affects our lives.  Energy healing allows you to be free of thinking that binds you to old habits by releasing negative energy and returning to you a feeling of being yourself again, of being whole. Individual sessions (last about 1 hour) ranged. Individual sessions last about 1 hour.  Registration required. For info, to make an appointment: Martha at 617-497-7888.or mewerman@gmail.com

*Feminist Book Club. Monday, 8/1 (1st Monday), 7-8pm. We discuss books through the lens of feminism and our own experiences. All perspectives encouraged and welcomed. This month’s book - My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante – is the first in a four-part series, it's a novel about female friendship through the years and a bestselling cult favorite.. Info: jessicamchapman@ymail.com

*Helping Our Children Develop Empathy in a Diverse World. Thursday 8/25, 10-11am. We’ll share ideas to help us in the all-important work of raising happy, successful children. For female caretakers: mothers, grandmas, nannies… Part of the Making a Difference in Our Children’s Lives series led by Marianne Saccardi MA. Info: m.saccardi@gmail.com or 617-945-5847.
And bring your children along for Storytime with Theresa, our volunteer librarian, also 10-11am. Info: tatobin@mac.com

Henna Design Group. Tuesday, 8/23, 2-3pm. Learn how to make Mehndi Henna design temporary hand tattoos! Two facilitators will create beautiful artistic designs and teach simple patterns! All women welcome! Info: Hannah, ellenh@union.edu

Job Search Support & Career Building Skills Workshop. Wednesday 8/17, 6:30-7:30pm. This class will focus on learning how to write resumes, cover letters, networking, what to wear to an interview, and other career-related skills. We’ll focus on what participants need help with. There will be a take home packet with examples and resources. The instructor, Laura Levis, is a writer/editor in the Cambridge area, currently working as Editorial Production Manager for the Harvard Gazette at Harvard University. With over 13 years of experience in writing and digital media, Laura knows the ins and outs of finding jobs and making resumes shine. Info: Laura laura.levis@gmail.com

Lesbian Movie Night. Saturday, 8/13, 6-8pm (meets monthly). This month’s film: Saving Face. Social gathering for all women who identify as lesbians. Join us for feature and short films relevant to the lesbian community. Info: Sha, 857-247-5444 or cherlinejulien@outlook.com

Managing Your Money. Tuesday, 8/9, 4:30-7:30pm.  Free one-on-one, confidential financial planning advice. Get help with managing credit and debts; tax problems; creating a budget; other issues. 45-minute sessions, with financial planner Vera Kelsey Watts.  Pre-registration required: Linda@cambridgewomenscenter.org

*Meditation for Stress Management, Monday 8/22, 6-7:30pm. Meditation can help reduce stress. The meditations we will learn and practice can be used anywhere, in just a few minutes a day, to lead you to a more relaxed life. We’ll also share tips on how to work meditation into your daily routine. No experience necessary. Info: Christine Radice, christineradice@yahoo.com

*Monthly Legal Clinics with Casa Myrna. 8/18 (3rd Thursdays). 4:30-6:00pm. Free private legal consults for any woman impacted by domestic violence (including controlling behavior, physical abuse, threats, belittling). Speak with a legal advocate about personal legal issues in a confidential setting. Preregister (required) with Lola at 617-521-0146 or lremy@casamyrna.org
 
*Open Luncheons at the Women’s Center. 8/16 (3rd Tuesdays) and 8/29 (last Monday), 12-1pm. Come for lunch, conversation, and community. All women welcome. Info: 617-354-6394.

Self-Defense Workshop: Strike Skills. Wednesday 8/10, 6-8pm. How to escape or fend off an attacker. Learn simple self-defense moves with Girls’ LEAP! Using shields, the LEAP staff will teach high intensity moves to fend off attackers. Open to all women ages 14 and up. Participants under 18 need to have written consent by a guardian to hit the shields. Info: kathleen.melendy@simmons.edu
 
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: 617-354-6394.

Singing Group. 3-4:30pm. All levels welcome! Info: 617-354-6394.

Solo Moms Support Group. 8/11 (2nd Thursdays), 6-7:30pm. Join this new monthly group. We will discuss parenting strategies, childcare, work/parenting balance, and collect ideas for the next year. Kids welcome. Bring PJs and food so your kids will be fed and ready for bed. Info: pennypaduka@gmail.com
 
*Spanish-English Conversation Exchange. 8/10 & 24 (2nd & 4th Weds), 11am-1pm. 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. Also, you will get some handouts. Join in conversation. All levels are welcome! Info: womenspanishenglishclass@hotmail.com

Start Writing with Karen. Saturdays, 1-2:30pm. Come to write poems, fiction, blog/journal entries. The writing process can be frustrating but it is also a satisfying way to communicate your thoughts and ideas. Use this workshop to further your writing endeavors. You may even get published on the Cambridge Women’s Center’s blog! Email: karen07@brandeis.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  

Summer Meeting for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse. Friday, 8/12, 6-7:30pm. Topic: The Healing Process.  Join members of the survivor community for connection, support, and discussion while Incest Resources' group is on summer break.  For predictability & safety, the structure and guidelines will be the same, but the meeting will be un-facilitated. Info: gg.boston@comcast.net
 
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
 
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.
 
Yoga with Elise. Thursday 8/25, 3-4pm. Gain strength, flexibility, and confidence, and learn breathing techniques for relaxation, stress management, & focus. All experience levels welcome. Space is limited, preregistration required: eliselovezumba@yahoo.com

 

 

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