Last week we posted the first in a series of thoughts of encouragement and hope for this holiday season. Today our message is about taking the time to look after … Continue reading The Bittersweet Season of Joy & Cheer #2
Sixty members and guests joined Stephanie and Dorothy at Hampton’s restaurant on Sunday for a celebration of the season. Many thanks to everyone who purchased a turkey drawing in support of … Continue reading Widowed Friends 3rd Annual Holiday Party Was A Blast
Since December is such a busy month and everyone’s calendar fills up quickly, we wanted to remind you about two upcoming events. Widowed Friends Third Annual Holiday Dinner is Sunday … Continue reading A Couple of Reminders
It’s December, that time of year when it feels like the whole world is celebrating the holiday season. But, for many people, the Christmas season is bittersweet – wonderful celebrations, … Continue reading The Bittersweet Season of Joy & Cheer
During the holiday season, Food 4 Life, holds a Turkey Drive to provide families in need with a holiday dinner. With 1 in 10 families in Halton “food insecure,” the … Continue reading Help A Hungry Family This Holiday Season
With a few snow flurries flying by the windows, it was nice to be inside in the warmth of Ricky’s, eating Sunday dinner with friends. Thirty-nine people enjoyed the buffet, … Continue reading Warm Inside at Ricky’s
Pipes and Taps in Oakville welcomed a big group for hearty pub fare on Sunday night. Although the weather was cool, the food and company were warm – a great … Continue reading Pipes & Taps on a Sunday Night
The West Coast Swing dance style evolved from several different types of dance dating as far back as the 1920’s and the Lindy Hop. It is characterized by its “elastic” … Continue reading Dance, Dance, Dance…. West Coast Swing with Diana & Don
Forty-one members enjoyed a great get together at Hampton’s on Sunday afternoon. We welcomed several new members to their first event and were happy to see so many long time members … Continue reading Sunday Afternoon With Friends
Between the rush of Thanksgiving and the calm before the storm of Christmas, November may be the perfect month to take a break from life and try to de-stress. We’ve … Continue reading Take Time For You
Dave Sanderson survived the plane crash on the Hudson River in 2009. In the video below, he talks about surviving the crash, the lessons he learned about himself and life, … Continue reading Do You Have Post Traumatic Growth Syndrome?
With the humidex approaching 40C, it was a warm crowd that met up at Stephanie’s for another great pizza evening. Escaping to the garden didn’t offer much relief as the … Continue reading September Heat……And Pizza Too!
Yes, it’s bowling time again! We’ve started back at Burlington Bowl for another season of bowling fun. As you can see from the pictures, a crowd turned out to enjoy the … Continue reading Strikes, Spares & Misses
We had another great evening at one of our favourite restaurants, Symposium Cafe in Oakville! Twenty-eight people came out for burger night and enjoyed the menu specials and good friends. … Continue reading Burger Night at Symposium
A huge thanks to Edna for opening her lovely home to a Widowed Friends group on Sunday. Great weather made for a wonderful outdoor get together in Edna’s beautiful garden. … Continue reading Labour Day Sunday at Edna’s
With so many bad things going on in the world, it can seem like kindness is in short supply. Yet an understanding listener or a word of encouragement can create … Continue reading Help Build Kindness in the World
It was a perfect day for a Hawaiian themed pig roast, and Donna’s lovely backyard was the perfect venue for 50+ attendees to enjoy the weather, the bar-b-q and the … Continue reading Aloha From Donna’s Backyard
If it’s Monday it must be meatballs! Members get together at the Olive Press a couple of times a month to take advantage of the Monday special – delicious meatballs … Continue reading Mad for Meatballs
A great turnout this week at Symposium Cafe for burger night! Symposium is one of Widowed Friends sponsors, so we are thrilled that so many came out to enjoy each … Continue reading Burger Night at Symposium Cafe!