What we're about
If getting out, making new friends, experiencing life to the fullest and having fun while doing it sounds appealing to you, then you have come to the right place.
Please read to the end and note that a profile picture is required (no animals/things/flowers).
We are a fabulous group of women/gentlemen 50+ (area North York/Toronto) and we have now open up to gentlemen as well meeting for social functions and activities, to build strong relationships and make lasting friendships. If you're in the "Best Years of Your Life", and want to have some fun with it, join us. No matter what stage of life you’re in, married, single, divorced or widowed, you are welcome here. All you need is the desire to get out and meet other women & men for fun and friendship. This group is about supporting, inspiring and embracing other women/men that have reached this fabulous age!
But hey.... if you're reaching it this year, or are very close to our age distinction you're welcome to join!
Our members enjoy movies, theater shows, dining , many pot lucks, traveling, bowling, Pampered Chefs demonstrating a dinner, zoomers events, day trips to lakes/beaches in the summertime, BBQ in the backyard, and so many many more exciting events. The events and activities we do are endless and are organized by members; all geared towards relaxing and enjoying time with new found friends. Whatever we do; we focus on having a fabulous time over 50! Members are always welcome to give ideas.
Did you know? "You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you"
- Dale Carnegie.
All Meetup events and locations should only be discussed amongst members. Our meetings are usually in public places or members’ homes and safety must always be a priority.
Though membership is free; the cost of attending events is at each member’s expense. Also, from time to time members may be asked for a charge for events at member homes.
By joining The Fabulous Females & Gentlemen 50+ Meetup Group and registering for any event, you accept and acknowledge the following:
I do hereby absolve, release and waive any and all civil or criminal liability litigation claims or demands against The Fabulous Female & Gentlemen 50+ Meetup Group (Organizer, Assistant Organizers, and Event Hosts), which may arise out of or be related to any injury, damage or pecuniary loss to me or any member of my family by reason of involvement in any group or group related activities. By accepting this waiver, I hereby acknowledge that I am solely responsible for my safety during any event or group related activity and that if intoxicated, I will not operate a motorized vehicle after leaving any Fabulous Females/Gentlemen 50+ Meetup Group event.
Please read and familiarize yourself with this group's rules, which can be amended at any time: These are the policies that are in place that make our group the best it can be.
PROFILE PICTURE REQUIRED!!
You must have a clear profile picture of yourself (headshot)to be accepted into the group. If you do not have a clear picture which can be used to identify you, then your membership will be revoked. This policy is in place to ensure the safety and comfort of our members.
USE ONLY YOUR FIRST NAME AND LAST INITIAL:
Please use only your first name and last initial on your profile. Our group is private and your bio and profile for this group will only be accessed by The Fabulous Females /gentlemen 50+ Group. If you currently have your full last name, you may change it by following these directions:
To change your name on Meetup, click on your profile menu in the upper right-hand corner of your screen and select 'Settings' to head to your Account page.
From the 'General' tab, click edit next to your current name. Enter a new name in the space provided, and click 'Submit.'
Note: Your name is a site-wide account setting, which means that you cannot select different names for each Meetup Group that you belong to.
Note: if you have joined other Meetup groups, that are not private and posted your picture, bio's and such, you're very likely publicly viewed around the world on Meetup.com.
ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:
New members are required to attend at least one Meetup within one month of joining. If they have not attended a Meetup within 1 month of joining, their membership will be revoked.
The purpose of joining a social group is to socialize. After your first event, we would like to see you attend events regularly; however, we do expect to see you out hopefully at least every two months. If you do not attend an event within a three month period, your membership will be revoked.
We recognize that sometimes life throws you a curve ball, and we are sympathetic to that. If you need to stay away for a period of time please advise the organizer and your membership will be put on hold.
The membership is monitored and purged as necessary.
If you decide this group is not for you, please remove yourself from the group. We will not be offended. If someone has offended you at one of our Meetups, please take it up privately with that person. If it cannot be resolved that way then communicate it to your group organizer.
To show a real interest and remain in the group; you must actually participate. Inactive members and members that make a habit of RSVP'ing to a meet up and then don't show up will be removed without notice. The Organizer reserves the right to make decisions for removal at any time. Active members are healthy, happy members.
We are a diverse group of women/gentlemen from various backgrounds. Please respect each member.
Kindly refrain from wearing perfumes and heavy scents to Meetups. Some of our members are allergic or are scent intolerant.
As we have members who are smokers and non-smokers, please try to respect each other’s right to smoke or not to smoke and act accordingly; respecting the rules of each venue.
We are a Social group. Not a Business Networking Group. Please no personal soliciting. No mass emails to the group. No forwarding of jokes you think are funny. No postings promoting or announcing your services on our message boards. Do not ask or email the organizers requesting any type of solicitation. We hope, with all of that being said, that you will consider being part of our fabulous group of women/gentlemen and that you will enjoy the experience of being part of the wonderful group .
Please note, it may take a few days before your membership is approved.