Spice Up Your Family Reunions
There is no reason to have a boring family reunion. Family reunions can be a lot of fun. Family reunions can be events that everyone looks forward to attending.
Start with the invitations. Design them yourself or use invitations you can purchase from stationery stores. Think of a theme for the reunion and carry it out with the invitations, decorations, games, and food.
Send the invitations at least three months before the reunion. Choose a location that is centrally located. Look for a place that is fun or unique. Many hotels, restaurants, entertainment centers, and even zoos can accommodate family reunions.
You can cater the food or have family members provide at least one meal in a pot-luck style. Everyone can bring snacks to share on game night. Game night can consist of family-oriented games and cards. You can have family contests or have a family talent show.
Make sure someone is available to capture all the fun on film. Before the reunion you may want to contact some older members of the family and ask if they could start putting together a family history. At the reunion you can find even more fun facts, add photos, and send a finished history book to every family at a later date. Calculate the cost including postage and have families to sign up and prepay for the book.
Family reunions do not need to be dreaded events that are only for the over seventy set. With a … Read more