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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.

May 2015 Calendar

April 30, 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 – 1:00pm ~ Cooking Basics. Weekly. Come learn your way around the kitchen. Learn to cook some easy recipes with basic ingredients. Info: 617-354-6394

    *3:00 – 5:00pm ~ Drop-In Computer Hours. Weekly. One hour limit if there is a wait. 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.

May 1, Friday

  • 1:00 – 2:00pm ~ Mindful Art. Weekly. Art group centered around Mindfulness techniques. Use the creative arts to be the best version of yourself. Info: mindfulartness@gmail.com

    *4:00 – 6:00pm ~ Drop-In Computer Hours. Weekly. One hour limit if there is a wait. Info: 617-354-6394

    5:00 – 6:00pm ~ Drop-in Writing Tutorial. Weekly. Stumped on that cover letter? Struggling with that college paper? Looking for feedback on your writing? Come receive one-on-one writing support. Info: carmenwomenscenter@gmail.com

May 2, 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. 5/2 & 5/16 (1st & 3rd Saturdays). 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

May 3, Sunday
Closed

May 4, Monday

  • *12:00 – 1:00pm ~ Mindful Luncheon. First Monday of the month. Come find calm in the middle of your day and connect and discuss with others over a hot lunch. Lunch is provided. Info: carmenwomenscenter@gmail.com

    *1:00 – 3pm ~ Drop-In Computer Hours. Weekly. One hour limit if there is a wait. Info: 617-354-6394

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

May 5, Tuesday

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

    *11:00am – 1:00pm ~ Drop-In Computer Hours. Weekly. One hour limit if there is a wait. Info: 617-354-6394

    1:00 – 3:00pm ~ Creative Writing Group. Weekly. An open space for exploration and creativity through both guided and open ended writing. Participants will have the chance to share if they choose and give and receive feedback. Info: carmenwomenscenter@gmail.com

    6:00-7:00pm ~ Body Image Discussion Group. Weekly. Let's take the power back. Please join us as we explore the mold that has been created by the media for our bodies. Through our discussion we want to empower each other to not only love and accept our bodies but to promote self-love to all those we encounter. And, of course, everybody is welcome! Info: clsurace@gmail.com

    6:00 – 7:00pm ~ Being LGBTQ At Work. First Tuesday of each month. Being LGBTQ at work—or even coming out at work—can be hard, even in a more progressive state like Massachusetts. Let’s support each other and build some confidence in a relaxed group setting! Info: megriesz@gmail.com

May 6, Wednesday

  • 11:00am – 12:30pm ~ Crochet and Knitting Circle. 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month. Do you enjoy making things out of yarn? Join us for crafting and good company. 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 – 1:00pm ~ Science Meetup. Weekly. Provides an open space to learn and experiment with scientific principles, ask questions and meet and interact with other women. Info: wandaclayhenson@gmail.com

    *6:00 – 7:00pm ~ Teen Discussion Group. 1st and 3rd Wednesdays. 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

    *6:00 – 8:00pm ~ Drop-In Computer Hours. Weekly. One hour limit if there is a wait. Info: 617-354-6394

May 7, 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 ~ Cooking Basics. Weekly. Come learn your way around the kitchen. Learn to cook some easy recipes with basic ingredients. Info: 617-354-6394
  • *1:00 – 2:00pm ~ Yoga With Elise. Weekly (no group 5/14). Gain strength, flexibility and confidence and learn breathing techniques for stress management, relaxation and focus. Open to women of all experience levels. Please RSVP to eliselovezumba@yahoo.com (space limited).

    *3:00 – 5:00pm ~ Drop-In Computer Hours. Weekly. One hour limit if there is a wait. 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.

May 8, Friday

  • 1:00 – 2:00pm ~ Mindful Art. Weekly. Art group centered around Mindfulness techniques. Use the creative arts to be the best version of yourself. Info: mindfulartness@gmail.com

    *4:00 – 6:00pm ~ Drop-In Computer Hours. Weekly. One hour limit if there is a wait. Info: 617-354-6394
               
    5:00 – 6:00pm ~ Drop-in Writing Tutorial. Weekly. Stumped on that cover letter? Struggling with that college paper? Looking for feedback on your writing? Come receive one-on-one writing support. Info: carmenwomenscenter@gmail.com

    *6:00 – 7:45pm ~ Hip Hop For Healing. A powerful hip hop odyssey of healing the individual and collective wounds of patriarchy. Discussion to follow the performance. Topics will include the journey of healing from sexual abuse and assault. Info: asliani617@gmail.com

May 9, 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

May 10, Sunday
Closed

May 11, Monday

  • *1:00 – 3:00pm ~ Drop-In Computer Hours. Weekly. One hour limit if there is a wait. 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 Maddy. Weekly. Relax & rejuvenate your mind, body & spirit with meditation, breathwork and poses. Space is limited. Info/sign up: 617-354-6394 or maddybeauregard@gmail.com

May 12, Tuesday

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

    *11:00am – 1:00pm ~ Drop-In Computer Hours. Weekly. One hour limit if there is a wait. Info: 617-354-6394

    1:00 – 3:00pm ~ Creative Writing Group. Weekly. An open space for exploration and creativity through both guided and open ended writing. Participants will have the chance to share if they choose and give and receive feedback. Info: carmenwomenscenter@gmail.com

    6:00-7:00pm ~ Body Image Discussion Group. Weekly. Let's take the power back. Please join us as we explore the mold that has been created by the media for our bodies. Through our discussion we want to empower each other to not only love and accept our bodies but to promote self-love to all those we encounter. And, of course, everybody is welcome! Info: clsurace@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

May 13, Wedneday

  • *11:00am – 12:00pm ~ 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 – 1:00pm ~ Science Meetup. Weekly. Provides an open space to learn and experiment with scientific principles, ask questions and meet and interact with other women. Info: wandaclayhenson@gmail.com

    *6:00 – 8:00pm ~ Drop-In Computer Hours. Weekly. One hour limit if there is a wait. Info: 617-354-6394

May 14, 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 – 1:00pm ~ Cooking Basics. Weekly. Come learn your way around the kitchen. Learn to cook some easy recipes with basic ingredients. Info: 617-354-6394

    *3:00 – 5:00pm ~ Drop-In Computer Hours. Weekly. One hour limit if there is a wait. 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.

May 15, Friday

  • 1:00 – 2:00pm ~ Mindful Art. Weekly. Art group centered around Mindfulness techniques. Use the creative arts to be the best version of yourself. Info: mindfulartness@gmail.com

    *4:00 – 6:00pm ~ Drop-In Computer Hours. Weekly. One hour limit if there is a wait. Info: 617-354-6394
               
    5:00 – 6:00pm ~ Drop-in Writing Tutorial. Weekly. Stumped on that cover letter? Struggling with that college paper? Looking for feedback on your writing? Come receive one-on-one writing support. Info: carmenwomenscenter@gmail.com

    6:00 - 7:30pm ~ Incest Resources' Drop-In Discussion Group for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. Topic: Living In Our Bodies. 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. 

May 16, 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 – 2:00pm ~ Women & Social Activism: A Poster Workshop With LOESJE. Would you like to say something about the role of women in society today?  Come to the ‘Loesje collective’ workshop and express yourself by creating a poster with others. For more info on LOESJE: www.loesje.org. Registration is appreciated but not required. To register for this event, or with questions:  elsien90@gmail.com.

    *11:00am – 12:00pm ~ Basics of Building a Business. 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 5/2 & 5/16. 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 – 1:00pm ~ Crafternoons Crafting Group Series. 5/16 & 5/30. Make new friends & learn a new craft each time. March crafts will be Spring-themed. Info: deborahgwen@gmail.com

May 17, Sunday
Closed

May 18, Monday

  • *1:00 – 3:00pm ~ Drop-In Computer Hours. Weekly. One hour limit if there is a wait. Info: 617-354-6394

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

    5:30 – 7:00pm ~ Healing Through Creative Arts Workshop: Body And Earth—Yoga, Nature, Art. An exploration of body, breath and the natural world facilitated by Rebecca Arnoldi. We will use yoga, nature observation, and art-making as tools for healing and discovery. Body & Earth fosters embodiment, ecological awareness, calm, and confidence. Rebecca has practiced trauma sensitive yoga for several years and incorporates it into her teaching. Register at martharogersmusic@gmail.com or call 978-408-9233

    *6:00 – 7:00pm ~ Basic Yoga with Maddy. Weekly. Relax & rejuvenate your mind, body & spirit with meditation, breathwork and poses. Space is limited. Info/sign up: 617-354-6394 or maddybeauregard@gmail.com

    *7:00-8:00pm ~ Feminist Book Club. Last Monday of the month. 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 I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou. Info: jessicamchapman@ymail.com.   

May 19, Tuesday

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

    *11:00am – 1:00pm ~ Drop-In Computer Hours. Weekly. One hour limit if there is a wait. 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.

    1:00 – 3:00pm ~ Creative Writing Group. Weekly. An open space for exploration and creativity through both guided and open ended writing. Participants will have the chance to share if they choose and give and receive feedback. Info: carmenwomenscenter@gmail.com

    6:00-7:00pm ~ Body Image Discussion Group. Weekly. Let's take the power back. Please join us as we explore the mold that has been created by the media for our bodies. Through our discussion we want to empower each other to not only love and accept our bodies but to promote self-love to all those we encounter. And, of course, everybody is welcome! Info: clsurace@gmail.com

    *6:00 – 7:30pm ~ Pro-Survivors Mother’s Group. Third Tuesdays September - June. A group for mothers of adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse to support each other in allegiance to the survivor, share related feelings & struggles, & offer each other strength/hope for healing. Info: prosurvivorsgroup@gmail.com or 508-446-1852

May 20, Wednesday

  • 11:00am – 12:30pm ~ Crochet and Knitting Circle. 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month. Do you enjoy making things out of yarn? Join us for crafting and good company. 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 – 1:00pm ~ Science Meetup. Weekly. Provides an open space to learn and experiment with scientific principles, ask questions and meet and interact with other women. Info: wandaclayhenson@gmail.com

    *6:00 – 7:00pm ~ Teen Discussion Group. 1st and 3rd Wednesdays. 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

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

    *6:00 – 8:00pm ~ Drop-In Computer Hours. Weekly. One hour limit if there is a wait. Info: 617-354-6394

May 21, 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 – 1:00pm ~ Cooking Basics. Weekly. Come learn your way around the kitchen. Learn to cook some easy recipes with basic ingredients. Info: 617-354-6394
  • *1:00 – 2:00pm ~ Yoga With Elise. Weekly (no group 5/14). Gain strength, flexibility and confidence and learn breathing techniques for stress management, relaxation and focus. Open to women of all experience levels. Please RSVP to eliselovezumba@yahoo.com (space limited).
  • *3:00 – 5:00pm ~ Drop-In Computer Hours. Weekly. One hour limit if there is a wait. 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.

May 22, Friday

  • 1:00 – 2:00pm ~ Mindful Art. Weekly (last meeting). Art group centered around Mindfulness techniques. Use the creative arts to be the best version of yourself. Info: mindfulartness@gmail.com

    *4:00 – 6:00pm ~ Drop-In Computer Hours. Weekly. One hour limit if there is a wait. Info: 617-354-6394
               
    5:00 – 6:00pm ~ Drop-in Writing Tutorial. Weekly. Stumped on that cover letter? Struggling with that college paper? Looking for feedback on your writing? Come receive one-on-one writing support. Info: carmenwomenscenter@gmail.com

May 23, 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

May 24, Sunday
Closed

May 25, Monday
Closed for Meorial Day

May 26, Tuesday

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

    *11:00am – 1:00pm ~ Drop-In Computer Hours. Weekly. One hour limit if there is a wait. Info: 617-354-6394

    1:00 – 3:00pm ~ Creative Writing Group. Weekly. An open space for exploration and creativity through both guided and open ended writing. Participants will have the chance to share if they choose and give and receive feedback. Info: carmenwomenscenter@gmail.com

    6:00-7:00pm ~ Body Image Discussion Group. Weekly. Let's take the power back. Please join us as we explore the mold that has been created by the media for our bodies. Through our discussion we want to empower each other to not only love and accept our bodies but to promote self-love to all those we encounter. And, of course, everybody is welcome! Info: clsurace@gmail.com

May 27, Wednesday

  • *11:00am – 12:00pm ~ 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 – 1:00pm ~ Science Meetup. Weekly. Provides an open space to learn and experiment with scientific principles, ask questions and meet and interact with other women. Info: wandaclayhenson@gmail.com

    *6:00 – 8:00pm ~ Drop-In Computer Hours. Weekly. One hour limit if there is a wait. Info: 617-354-6394

    *6:30-8pm ~ *Street Harassment Discussion and Support Group. Last Wed. of the month. Topic: Street Harassment and Warmer Weather. Join us for our offline street harassment support group! A space to share experiences, work through feelings about them, and receive support from community. Info: info@safehubcollective.org    

May 28, 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 – 1:00pm ~ Cooking Basics. Weekly. Come learn your way around the kitchen. Learn to cook some easy recipes with basic ingredients. Info: 617-354-6394

    *1:00 – 2:00pm ~ Yoga With Elise. Weekly (no group 5/14). Gain strength, flexibility and confidence and learn breathing techniques for stress management, relaxation and focus. Open to women of all experience levels. Please RSVP to eliselovezumba@yahoo.com (space limited).

    *3:00 – 5:00pm ~ Drop-In Computer Hours. Weekly. One hour limit if there is a wait. 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.

May 29, Friday

  • *4:00 – 6:00pm ~ Drop-In Computer Hours. Weekly. One hour limit if there is a wait. Info: 617-354-6394
               
    5:00 – 6:00pm ~ Drop-in Writing Tutorial. Weekly. Stumped on that cover letter? Struggling with that college paper? Looking for feedback on your writing? Come receive one-on-one writing support. Info: carmenwomenscenter@gmail.com

May 30, 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

    12:00 – 1:00pm ~ Crafternoons Crafting Group Series. 5/16 & 5/30. Make new friends & learn a new craft each time. May theme: Crafts you can wear. Info: deborahgwen@gmail.com

May 31, Sunday
Closed

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 Computer Hours

* Drop-In Computer Hours for Women. Mondays, 1-3pm, Tuesdays 11am-1pm, Wednesdays 6-8pm, Thursdays 3-5pm and Fridays, 4-6pm. One hour limit if there is a wait. Info: 617-354-6394.

Special Events:

*Hip Hop For Healing. Friday, 5/8, 6:00-7:45pm. A powerful hip hop odyssey of healing the individual and collective wounds of patriarchy. Discussion to follow the performance. Topics will include the journey of healing from sexual abuse and assault. Info: asliani617@gmail.com

Women & Social Activism: A Poster Workshop With LOESJE. Saturday 5/16, 11:00am-2:00pm. Would you like to say something about the role of women in society today?  Come to the ‘Loesje collective’ workshop and express yourself by creating a poster with others. For more info on LOESJE: www.loesje.org. Registration is appreciated but not required. To register for this event, or with questions:  elsien90@gmail.com.

Healing Through Creative Arts Workshop: Body And Earth—Yoga, Nature, Art. Monday, 5/18, 5:30-7:00pm. An exploration of body, breath and the natural world facilitated by Rebecca Arnoldi. We will use yoga, nature observation, and art-making as tools for healing and discovery. Body & Earth fosters embodiment, ecological awareness, calm, and confidence. Rebecca has practiced trauma sensitive yoga for several years and incorporates it into her teaching. Register at martharogersmusic@gmail.com or call 978-408-9233

Women’s Center Board of Trustees Meeting. 5:30-7:00pm, Wednesday, 5/20.  Info: board@cambridgewomenscenter.org

New Groups / Activities

*Being LGBTQ At Work. First Tuesday of the month (5/5), 6-7pm. Being LGBTQ at work—or even coming out at work—can be hard, even in a more progressive state like Massachusetts. Let’s support each other and build some confidence in a relaxed group setting! Info: megriesz@gmail.com

Crochet and Knitting Circle. 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month (5/6 & 5/20), 11am-12:30pm. Do you enjoy making things out of yarn? Join us for crafting and good company. Prior knowledge of knitting/crochet required (no instruction offered). Some needles & yarn available. Info: Joanna@3speedlife.com

*Science Meetup. Weekly, Wednesdays 12-1pm. Provides an open space to learn and experiment with scientific principles, ask questions and meet and interact with other women. Info: wandaclayhenson@gmail.com

*Basic English/Spanish Discussion Group. 2nd & 4th Wednesdays (5/13 & 5/27), 11:00am-12:00pm. 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

*Street Harassment Discussion & Support Group. Last Wednesday monthly. 5/27, 6:30-8pm. A space to share experiences, work through feelings about them, and receive support from community. Info: info@safehubcollective.org    

*Yoga with Elise, Thursdays (no group 5/14), 1-2pm. Gain strength, flexibility and confidence and learn breathing techniques for stress management, relaxation and focus. Open to women of all experience levels. Please RSVP to eliselovezumba@yahoo.com (space limited).

*Basics of Building a Business. 1st and 3rd Saturdays (5/2 & 5/16) 11:00am – 12:00pm. 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.vgutteres@gmail.com

Crafternoons Series. Two Saturdays/month (5/16 & 5/30), 12-1pm. Meets twice a month. Make new friends and learn a new craft each session. Info: deborahgwen@gmail.com

On-Going Groups / Activities

*Feminist Book Club. Last Monday of the month (5/18), 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 will be I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou. Info: jessicamchapman@ymail.com.   

*Luncheons at the Women’s Center. Monday, 5/4, 12-1pm: Mindful Luncheon and Tuesday, 5/19, 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   

*Basic Yoga with Maddy. Mondays (no group 5/4), 6-7pm. This yoga class uses basic breathwork and poses to relax and rejuvenate the mind, body and spirit. Space is limited. Info/sign up: 617-354-6394 or maddybeauregard@gmail.com.

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.

Creative Writing Group. Weekly. Tuesdays, 1-3pm. An open space for exploration and creativity through both guided and open ended writing. Participants will have the chance to share if they choose and give and receive feedback. Info: carmenwomenscenter@gmail.com

*Pro-Survivors Mother’s Group. 3rd Tuesdays monthly. Tuesday, 5/19, 6-7:30pm. A group for mothers of adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse to support each other in allegiance to the survivor, share related feelings & struggles, & offer each other strength/hope for healing. Info: prosurvivorsgroup@gmail.com or 508-446-1852

Survival and Support: Women Coping With the Mental Illness of Loved Ones. Tuesday, 5/12, 6-7:30 (one Tuesday/month).  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

Body Image Discussion Group. Tuesdays, 6-7pm.  Weekly. Let's take the power back. Please join us as we explore the mold that has been created by the media for our bodies. Through our discussion we want to empower each other to not only love and accept our bodies but to promote self-love to all those we encounter. And, of course, everybody is welcome! Info: clsurace@gmail.com

*Teen Discussion Group. 1st and 3rd Wednesdays  (5/6 & 5/20), 6-7pm. 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: BostonArtCollectives@gmail.com

*Cooking Basics. Thursdays, 12:00-1:00pm. Come learn to cook some easy and tasty recipes with basic ingredients. 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

Mindful Art. Weekly. Fridays (last group 5/22), 1-2pm. Art group centered around Mindfulness techniques. Use the creative arts to be the best version of yourself. Info: mindfulartness@gmail.com

Drop-in Writing Tutorial. Weekly. Fridays, 5-6pm. Stumped on that cover letter? Struggling with that college paper? Looking for feedback on your writing? Come receive one-on-one writing support. Info: carmenwomenscenter@gmail.com

Incest Resources' Drop-In Discussion Group for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. 3rd Friday, monthly (5/15), 6-7:30pm. Topic: Living In Our Bodies. 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. 

*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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