NORWAY — The McAlister-McAllister Family Reunion will be held Friday to Sunday, Aug. 8-10, in Norway and Paris Hill. This year’s theme will be about family networking.

Facebook has been used extensively for the first time in the family history of these gatherings. This will mark the 13th reunion of the family.

Friday, Aug. 8, the events will be casual and will start at about 3 p.m. at the home of Guy McAlister III, 44 Tucker St.

Saturday, Aug. 9, the events will once again be held at the home of  McAlister. Activities will begin about 10 a.m. and will last for the day. There will be old-fashioned picnic games, such as three-legged race, potato sack hop and tug-of-war. The children will also draw up their family trees, as well as many other activities.

Sunday, Aug. 10, the family plans to have breakfast at a local restaurant at 10 a.m. Call Dawn to make a reservation.

Then the family reunion will relocate to the top of Paris Hill at the First Baptist Church, 500 Paris Hill Road, South Paris. At 1 p.m. the family picnic lunch and business meeting will be conducted. Families need to remember to bring their own bag lunches. The reunion cake will be provided.

Prizes will be awarded for the oldest member attending, youngest attending and the one who traveled the farthest to attend the reunion. Family members need to bring memorabilia to share with the others.

The reunion will wrap up its formal activities at 4 p.m. The next reunion will be Aug. 12 to 14, 2016.

To make reservations, get more information or ask questions, contact Dawn McAlister at 401-932-1271 or at [email protected]


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