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News Advisory and Calendar Listing: "Winter Break Series" Programs for Families During February School Break 


February 2, 2006

A series of programs for children and parents that will chase away the winter blues and provide activities during February’s mid-winter school break are planned at the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center from Tuesday, February 21 through Thursday, February 23.

Before, during and after the programs, visitors can stroll through the wide array of hands-on exhibits at the Visitors Center which presents information on the themes of the Basics of Electricity, Uses of Electricity and the operation of  New York’s largest pump-storage electric power plant.  

Visitors are also sure to enjoy the panoramic views of the power plant and the Schoharie Creek from the visitors center.

EVENT: Winter Break Series

DATES & PROGRAMS:

Tuesday, February 21:  Workshop Featuring “The Art of Clowning” Presented by Victoria Crespo
Wednesday, February 22: “Dabbing With Dinosaurs” Presented by Melodee James from The Outdoor World for Learning
Thursday, February 23:  Magician, author, musician & ventriloquist Steve Charney Will Perform with his dummy, “Harry”

TIME:  All programs are 10:30am to 1 pm

ADMISSION: Winter Break Series is FREE but Reservations appreciated 1-800-724-0309.
                    Admission to the Visitors Center is always FREE.

WHERE:  Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center
               1378 State Route 30
               North Blenheim, N.Y. 12131

FOR MORE INFO:     1-800-724-0309

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