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 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
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!
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
From time to time we like to post a few articles that we think might be of interest to our community. This time, our theme is managing through challenges – … Continue reading Summer Reads
The rain washed out the planned BBQ on the patio for our monthly Sunday Social last weekend, but everyone happily made do with a buffet dinner in the restaurant/bar instead! … Continue reading There’s Sunshine Inside
We had a great turnout at our second dinner in Milton at Symposium last week. Many thanks to all our new members who joined us and to our great existing … Continue reading Welcome Milton!
Looking for happiness after loss can be a challenge, but one way to renew happiness might be in finding new experiences that build memories to share with family and friends. … Continue reading Collecting Moments
With thanks to Donna who once again generously shared her house and backyard with over 50 Widowed Friends at her annual Canada Day party! It was a very hot day … Continue reading Happy Canada Day!
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