News Advisory: Spooktacular
Halloween Party for Children
October 26, 2006
The New York Power Authority is hosting a
Spooktacular Halloween Party at its Hawkins Point Visitors Center on
Saturday, October 28 from 1-3 pm. Events include, movies, pumpkin
painting, goodie bags for all and face painting. The Massena
Central Varsity Girls Soccer Team, coached by NYPA employee Tim
Ahlfeld, will be on hand to partake in the activities with the
During the Halloween Party, visitors will be able
to view the wide array of interactive exhibits, at the newly
constructed $5 million Visitors Center, on the themes of Water Power
and the St. Lawrence facility, Basics of Electricity and Uses of
Electricity. Children and adults alike will enjoy being able to
touch, see and listen to the many interactive models on display.
Visitors are also sure to enjoy the panoramic views
of the power dam from Hawkins Point.
Spooktacular Halloween Party
TIME: 1 – 3pm
Admission to the
Visitors Center is always free.
DIRECTIONS: From Massena: Take State
Route 37 east to Route 131 (across from St. Lawrence Centre Mall),
turn left and proceed through the Eisenhower Lock tunnel. Then take
the second right onto Robinson Bay Road and continue for two miles.
Turn left onto Hawkins Point Road and follow the entrance road to
the visitors center.
CONTACT: Jill Chamberlain, Community Relations
Associate, NYPA, at (315) 764-0226, ext. 300, or (800) 262-NYPA, if
calling from New York State.
■ NYPA uses no tax money or
state credit. It finances its operations through the sale of
bonds and revenues earned in large part through sales of
electricity. ■ NYPA is a leader in promoting
energy-efficiency, new energy technologies and electric
transportation initiatives. ■ It is the
nation’s largest state-owned electric utility, with 18 generating
facilities in various parts of the state and more than 1,400
circuit-miles of transmission lines.
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