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
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
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!
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!
August’s Sunday Social drew a big crowd to Hampton’s Restaurant for a great afternoon of socializing and schmoozing with old friends and new ones! Following “happy hour,” a buffet dinner gathered … Continue reading August Social at Hampton’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
Hard to believe it is mid August already! Have you taken some time to rest and relax and enjoy the summer days? What’s been your favourite thing to do this … Continue reading Lazy, Hazy, Reading Days of Summer
It was a great pasta event on Saturday as a big crowd turned out at Dominic’s house for dinner. Lots of salad, pasta and wine were served and everyone enjoyed … Continue reading Saturday Night At Dominic’s Ristorante
If you attended last month’s Sunday Social at Hamptons, then you’ve been Snapd! Snapd is a publication that covers many local events in Halton. We were thrilled to have Snapd’s … Continue reading You’ve Been Snapped…..
Over 40 people came out to this month’s Sunday Social at Hampton’s Restaurant to enjoy each other’s company and catch up on the latest news. We were joined this time … Continue reading Social Sunday in the News!
Recently, Scott Strapp from National Bank Financial kindly shared his time and knowledge with Widowed Friends at a Financial Health Information workshop. Many expressed an interest in learning more about … Continue reading Making Sense of Your Dollars & Cents
Huge thanks to Donna for hosting another big event at her house! Over 50 WFH members came out for a Canada Day celebration bbq and social. Despite some discouraging rain … Continue reading Oh Canada (Day)!
We are thrilled to have Symposium Cafe at Third Line and Upper Middle Road in Oakville, as a sponsor of Widowed Friends (WFH). They have generously donated gift certificates for our monthly Sunday … Continue reading Welcome to Symposium Cafe as a Widowed Friends Sponsor!
Stephanie opened her home once again for a Friday night pizza extravaganza! With hor d’oeuvres, appetizers, desserts and wine provided by attendees, and pizza a la Dominoes, it was a … Continue reading Mamma Mia – It’s Pizza Night!
We had a great dinner at Baranga’s on the Beach on Saturday night, sitting on the restaurant’s outside deck, enjoying dinner and the cool breezes off the lake on a hot … Continue reading Saturday Night at the Beach (and Happy Birthday Stephanie!!)