'Sensational Saturdays' Events
Scheduled for NYPA Center on March 8 and 15
March 5, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LEWISTON—The year-long “Sensational Saturdays”
series continues at the Power Vista, the admission-free visitors
center at the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) Niagara Power
Project, with a program on Old Growth Trees on March 8 and the
Easter “Egg-stravaganza” on March 15.
On March 8, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Tina Hoover and
Susan Diachu, naturalists with the New York State Office of Parks,
Recreation and Historic Preservation, will discuss the
characteristics and importance of old growth trees.
The annual Easter “Egg-stravaganza” will be held
from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 15 and will include face painting
and craft activities. Children will be able to have their photograph
taken with the Easter Bunny between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
The Power Vista, located at 5777 Lewiston Road,
Lewiston, will be open as usual on March 8 and 15 from 9 a.m. to 5
p.m. The center features displays and interactive exhibits related
to the production of electricity, energy efficiency and the area’s
history, as well as spectacular views from the observation deck, 350
feet above the Niagara River Gorge.
To obtain information on the “Sensational
Saturdays” events, or details pertaining to the variety of
educational presentations available to all age groups at the Power
Vista throughout the year, visit NYPA on the Web at
www.nypa.gov or call 716-286-6661.
■ 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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