It’s December, that time of year when it feels like the whole world is celebrating the holiday season. But, for many of us, the Christmas season is bittersweet – wonderful … Continue reading The Bittersweet Season of Joy & Cheer
“You’re on a path, whatever it may be, and occasionally you go down a side road. That’s all it is. You’re on a path. We still live, go forward, and … Continue reading You Are On A Path……
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
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 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 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!
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