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
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
It was another hot afternoon for this month’s Sunday Social, but the crowd didn’t feel the heat in the Holiday Inn’s private dining room! With a bar nearby and a … Continue reading September’s Sunday Social
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
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
It’s that time again! Once a month the group gets together to see old friends and welcome new ones at a casual, friendly Sunday Social. If the weather co-operates, there … Continue reading Widowed Friends Monthly Social Get Together – Sunday July 22nd!
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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We are thrilled to announce we are expanding the Widowed Friends community to Milton, Ontario! We’ve heard from so many people that they would like to be part of our … Continue reading Hello Milton!
You may remember about a year ago, reading an article entitled “You Might Want To Marry My Husband,” written by Amy Krause Rosenthal. The article detailed her battle with ovarian … Continue reading Wisdom from Widower Jason B. Rosenthal