Program Guide

Art, Music & Meditation
October 28th at 1:00 pm

Create a sculpture inspired by 'The five universal signs and symbols' using the art medium of polymer clay. No previous art experience is required. Facilitator: Maureen Moses, MA, ATR-BC

Support Groups

Support group for African American women with any type of cancer. Facilitator: Sydney Beeman, MA, LPC

Children, Teen & Family

For children and teens who have been diagnosed with cancer. Siblings and parents are welcome to attend these creative, interactive and supportive sessions.

Information & Education
December 7th at 6:30 pm

While the holidays are mainly about thankfulness and family, this can also be a difficult time of year when dealing with a cancer diagnosis. Facilitator: Mary Fisher-Bornstein, LISW-S

Information & Education
November 3rd at 6:30 pm

Learn how to improve communication and access for minorities interested in learning about cancer clinical trials. We will explore barriers including mistrust in the medical community and lack of access. Presenter: Smitha Krishnamurthi, MD


Vegetables are chock full of phytonutrients and fiber – two reasons why veggies are important on a cancer protective plate. Often, lunches and dinners feature vegetables as part of the meal, but what about breakfast? At this class, explore recipe ideas to include vegetables at breakfast too! Presenter: Stephanie Hopkins, MS, RDN, LD

Art, Music & Meditation
November 2nd at 5:30 pm

Learn and practice basic meditation techniques to manage stress from the comfort of your own home. Facilitators: Eileen Coan, MA, MLS (Tuesdays) and Erin Rafter, PhD, CCLS (Fridays)

Welcoming Orientation

New to The Gathering Place? Start here! Meet with a staff member to explore our FREE programs and services.


Join this monthly discussion on what a healthy lifestyle means for cancer survivors. We will share recipes and resources as we review the latest research around cancer and nutrition.

Art, Music & Meditation

Follow simple writing prompts to stimulate ideas. Enhance your creativity and find ways to more effectively cope with cancer.