2018 Screen-Free Week Events

Taking a break from TV, laptops, tablets, smartphones, and video games is easier–not to mention more fun–when you’re taking a break with others.

Here are just a few of the great events planned for Screen-Free Week 2018. Don’t see an event in your state? Organizing a Screen Free Week is easy. Check out our handouts and resources for inspiration, then register your event to be listed here!

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  • Bob L. Burger Recreation Center, located in Lafayette, invites the public to sign up for their FREE Screen-Free Week program, no later than April 27. Participants will receive a pass to the Recreation Center for the week of April 30 – May 6, as well as a free book from the Lafayette Public Library. Register online or in person at the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center.** 



  • Homewood Public Library will be celebrating Screen-Free Week on Tuesday, May 1, with a screen-free version of karaoke for kids.**


  • In Frederick County, students at seven public elementary schools will be participating in a pilot program for Screen-Free Week.  They will be partnering with The Original Playhouse, a children’s museum in New Market that offers educational spaces and an outdoor garden playground.



  • St. Francis Farm will be celebrating Screen-Free Week early to coincide with school break, which runs from April 23-April 28.  Expect free events for families in and around Orwell, at St. Francis Farm and at participating sponsors in the area.**