The Gravelridge Women's Institute is hosting a Ham & Strawberry Supper!

Location: Gravelridge WI Hall - 4822 Line 50, Milverton, ON

Time: 4:30pm - 7:30pm

Adults - $14.00

JK-12 - $7.00

Pre-School - free

Takeouts available


Learn about dolls from the 19th and early 20th century during a tour of the Erland Lee Museum, featuring displays of historic dolls from the Museum collection and personal collections. Browse collectible, retro and vintage dolls and toys for sale.

Location: 552 Ridge Road, Stoney Creek

Time: 11:00am to 3:00pm

Cost: $20.00 per person (children 12 and under $10.00), includes a take-home teacup and saucer.


The Members of Goulds Women's Institute invite you to attend their Branch's 100th Anniversary celebration!

Location: The Canadian Legion - 175 St. Andrew Street, Mitchell, ON (wheelchair accessible)

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Entertainment: Bob Heywood

RSVP by May 15, 2019 to Jean Morris at 519-348-8219


Join the Community-York Road WI for a ROSE Session on "Reconciliation Through Education and Understanding". 

The KAIROS Blanket Exercise program is a unique, participatory history lesson - developed in collaboration with Indigenous Elders, knowledge keepers and educators - that fosters truth, understanding, respect and reconciliation among Indigenous and non-indigenous peoples.


Is your WI Branch hosting a ROSE Session?  If so, let us know how a ROSE Program grant would make a difference in the outcome of your ROSE Session!

WI Branches are invited to apply for a ROSE Program grant of $100 to put toward costs associated with an upcoming ROSE Session.  Two (2) grants will be available in 2019.


Come out to the Erland Lee Museum and create a beautiful planter to decorate your porch or patio for the summer!

Location: 552 Ridge Road, Stoney Creek

Time: 10:00am to Noon

Cost: $35.00 per person, includes all materials and refreshments.

Space is limited, so register today by calling 905-662-2691 or email


For your entertainment only, enjoy an activity-filled day that will include vendors, readers, holistic health practitioners, and a silent auction. Proceeds from the event support the Erland Lee Museum. 

Location: 552 Ridge Road, Stoney Creek

Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm

For more information or to register as a vendor, call 905-662-2691 or email


Celebrate the Sydenham Women's Institute's centennial!

Location: Grace Centre - 4295 Stage Coach Road, Sydenham, ON

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Light refreshments will be served throughout the day.

Mingle with members old and new.

Tweedsmuir history books.

Historical artifacts.

Heritage costumes.

For more information, visit


Please send stories and photos for consideration in the Spring 2019 issue of the Home & Country ROSE Garden by July 1, 2019. Please review the Editorial and Graphic Guidelines before making a submission.

Submissions can be emailed to or sent by mail to:

FWIO Provincial Office

552 Ridge Road

Stoney Creek, ON  L8J 2Y6


The next Annual General Meeting will take place Thursday, November 28 & Friday, November 29, 2019.

Location: Best Western Brantford Hotel & Conference Centre - 19 Holiday Drive, Brantford, ON

Registration deadline: Thursday, November 8, 2019

We hope to see you there!