Throughout the month of March, Needham Youth Services is to put away their tech toys and electronic essentials, to unplug from these devices while plugging in with family, friends and co-workers.
The staff at Youth Services have created a calendar full of alternative ways to spend your time rather than sitting at a computer screen or texting on your cell phone (see the calendar at right). On March 15, the town celebrated its annual No Homework, No Meetings Night, with sending kids home without assignments and asking town boards not to meet for one night.
Coming up, there will be an on March 23 and a on March 27, both asking residents to commit to one day without using the electronic tools that many of us have come to rely on.
With all this unplugging, Needham Patch was wondering what electronic tool or device is the hardest for you to set aside. (I, for one, can't imagine a world without Patch!) Take our poll below and add your thoughts in the comments below.
For more about Needham Unplugged, visit www.needhamma.gov/youth/unplugged.