Almost the next best thing to being in Greece (?) is Sotiris, a Greek restaurant in Burlington, which hosted a big group of Widowed Friends for our regular monthly Sunday Social! … Continue reading OPA! Greek Night for Widowed Friends!
Last Sunday, Widowed Friends monthly social event was at Sotiris in Burlington. A great crowd turned out to enjoy some Greek food and get together with friends. Having a private … Continue reading Good Food & Friends – The Perfect Blend
It is with great sadness, that we announce the passing of Glenda Shaw. Glenda has been a member of Widowed Friends for 3 years and built a community of friends … Continue reading In Memoriam
Many thanks to Stephanie for hosting Friday evenings get together – a great start to the Thanksgiving long weekend. As always there was great food to eat, thanks to the … Continue reading Thanksgiving Friday at Steph’s
A big crowd came out to the Mandarin in Burlington last Sunday for lunch to celebrate the Moon Festival! With a huge buffet and lots of variety, everyone found something … Continue reading Moon Festival Sunday
A tornado hit Ottawa last week – a rare and frightening experience for everyone there. The pictures of the devastation were startling, the cleanup slow and hydro was challenged to get … Continue reading The Darkest Night Produces The Brightest Stars
Many of us are familiar with the wonderful support and care of Acclaim Health within the Halton community. One of their program offerings is bereavement support, providing group and individual counselling and … Continue reading Acclaim Health’s Bereavement Support Volunteer Program – Peter Shares His Experience
A big crowd turned out for our first bowling night of the season at Burlington Bowl! A great season is planned and all members are welcome to come out and … Continue reading Bowling’s Back!
If you’ve ever considered retirement living, you might be interested in attending Revera’s Churchill Place Open House this Saturday September 22nd from 1-4pm in Oakville. Come out and visit the … Continue reading Events & Volunteering Opportunities!
It was another hot afternoon for this month’s Sunday Social, but the crowd didn’t feel the heat in the Holiday Inn’s private dining room! With a bar nearby and a … Continue reading September’s Sunday Social
A sure sign that fall is arriving – Widowed Friends Golf group played their last game of the season at Millcroft Golf Club in Burlington last week. Everyone had a … Continue reading Fall Must Be Here!
Hello September! Once a month, among all the other planned events, Widowed Friends hosts a casual, friendly Sunday Social for members and prospective members. This weekend our get together will … Continue reading Widowed Friends Monthly Social Get Together – Sunday September 16th – NEW LOCATION!
A warm and friendly crowd came out to Symposium in Milton a couple of weeks ago for a Monday night dinner! The group is continuing to grow in Milton and we … Continue reading Fellowship of the Crowd
Many thanks to Kathy for opening her house and lovely backyard to over 40 members for a Sunday night BBQ over the Labour Day weekend. The weather was hot, but … Continue reading Summer Sizzling BBQ
Last weekend saw the first inaugural treasure hunt/scavenger hunt/car rally for Widowed Friends! Expertly planned and executed by Phil, a group of hardy explorers took off from Bronte and spent … Continue reading Road Trip!
What kid (parent, grandparent) doesn’t love s’mores? The best part is putting them all together and getting sticky and marshmallowy and then eating the results! Thanks to volunteers from the … Continue reading S’Mores for Kids!
Widowed Friends specializes in resilience! With the sudden and unexpected closing of our traditional venue of Hampton’s for Sunday Socials, Dorothy and Steph quickly regrouped and found a new spot … Continue reading Sunday Social Buffet Extravaganza
Last week, on a very hot day in August, we found this little flower, growing in an Oakville parking lot, alone, a bit bedraggled, but standing strong, despite the reflected … Continue reading Keep Going
The summer golf group meets at Millcroft Golf Club in Burlington to enjoy a few rounds and then to review the game with a summer beverage or two. The group … Continue reading Summer Golf Crew
There was no sandy beach or ocean nearby but at least it felt like the Caribbean at Steph’s house this weekend! With the continuing summer heat, it was lovely to … Continue reading Caribbean Night at Steph’s