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
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
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
Many Widowed Friends members have volunteered their time at Food For Life, sorting food for distribution to hungry families across Halton. Another initiative that Food For Life sponsors annually is a Christmas … Continue reading Hey, Want To Donate A Turkey?
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
We regularly get together on Mondays at two of our favourite restaurants – Symposium Cafe and the Olive Press. Recently we met up at both places on different Mondays and … Continue reading Monday Night Get Togethers With Friends
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?
Now the weather has cooled, it’s a great time to settle in with a cup of tea and a few good reads. We have a few suggestions for you as … Continue reading October Reads And…. A Little Watching
As we reach the end of September we are delighted to report that this site has been viewed over 80,000 times in the past year and a half. As you … Continue reading Where Are You?
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
In another of our series on financial and real estate advice, we spoke with Carissa Turnbull of C&C Real Estate Group about the current real estate market and trends for … Continue reading Thinking about Buying, Selling or Renting? Here’s Some Expert Advice!
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
“Grief can destroy you –or focus you. You can decide a relationship was all for nothing if it had to end in death, and you alone. OR you just lived, … Continue reading Weekend Inspiration