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Playing without electricity


Last updated 5/5/2015 at 8:24pm

Havre Daily News/Jake Shane

Benjamin Woodwick, 8, and Dylan Sweeney, 7, play Bingo Monday during an electricity-free afternoon at the Havre Boys & Girls Club of the Hi-Line in honor of Screen Free Week.

The Boys & Girls Club of the Hi-Line went without something Monday that many people take for granted - electricity.

The club, which is located at 500 1st Ave., honored Screen-Free Week, an annual, international celebration where families, schools and communities are encouraged to not use digital entertainment.

According to the celebration's website at http://screenfree.org, Screen-Free Week this year is May 4-10. Devices can still be used for work or school purposes, but instead of watching television, surfing the Internet or playing video games, people are encouraged to participate in a...

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