Technology has become such an integral part of our lives that it's hard to imagine living without it.
That is why the Badlands Community Facility on February 19, decided to host a Family Day Unplugged.
“We had an Inflatable obstacle course, a bouncy house, and inflatable slide, and an inflatable ring toss, that was actually quite tricky” said April Harrison, one of the organizers of Family Day Unplugged.
There were approximately 535 people who showed up to “unplug” at the Badlands Community Facility on Monday, which was more than came out last year. They even had things there for older kids says Harrison, “we even had a fun wild good chase for our older kids and families, and so we had quite a few people participate in that, and it was really quite fun.”
There are many activities that you can do to unplug yourself from technology, anywhere from taking a walk, to baking cookies! “We had the rooms full of people playing games, and making crafts, it was a really great day, and lots of people being unplugged from technology” says Harrison.
Drumheller is competing with Lamont County, and Castor for the most unplugged community for Family Day. We will know the results early next week.
Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.