NYPA Visitors Center Offers
Family Events in August
July 27, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NORTH BLENHEIM—A series of admission-free programs
for children and parents is planned at the admission-free New York
Power Authority‘s Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center and Historic
Lansing Manor in August.
The visitors center theater will host free children
movies on consecutive Fridays in August. The movies begin at 1:00
p.m. and popcorn is available for all showings:
Friday, August 3: “Happy Feet”
Friday, August 10: “Madagascar”
Friday, August 17: “Open Season”
Friday, August 24: “Flushed Away”
Historic Lansing Manor will be the site for a
Victorian Tea Reception on August 5. There will be two gatherings:
1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. (reservations are required as there is
limited seating to participate in the free event).
On Thursday, August 23 at 7:00 p.m. the visitors
center theater will play host to a free lecture by Carle Kopecky,
director of the Schoharie County Historical Society on “The Life and
Times Surrounding Historic Lansing Manor” – an overview of Lansing
Manor’s place in history.
For more information on the August schedule of
events, please call 1-800-724-0309 or visit
The Blenheim-Gilboa visitors center and historic
Lansing Manor are located on Route 30, 17 miles south of Middleburgh
and five miles north of Grand Gorge. The visitors center is open
daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and historic Lansing Manor is
open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (except Tuesday).
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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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