NYPA Press Release

Movies at NYPA Visitors Center Help Take the Sting Out of Winter 

For Immediate Release: 1/10/18


Contact: Samantha Van Ness | samantha.vanness@nypa.gov | (800) 724-0309 


NORTH BLENHEIM—Warm up those chilly January weekends with some family favorite movies at the New York Power Authority’s admission-free Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project visitors center, 1378 State Route 30, North Blenheim.


All “Sunday Movies” begin promptly at 2 p.m.


Sunday, January 14: A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor, an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal.


Sunday, January 21: A Brooklyn answering service operator becomes involved in the lives of her clients, including a struggling playwright with whom she begins to fall in love.


Sunday, January 28: In a film from 1950 featuring James Stewart, his character Tom Jeffords, tries to make peace between settlers and Apaches.


Visitors can also enjoy a wide array of hands-on displays and energy exhibits at the visitors center, which presents information on the basics of electricity, uses of electricity and the operation of New York’s largest pump-storage hydroelectric power project. Guests are also invited to visit Historic Lansing Manor, a country estate built in 1819, located next door to the visitors center. Both the visitors center and Lansing Manor are admission-free and open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


The visitors center is about an hour from Albany, two hours from Binghamton, and less than two hours from Poughkeepsie.


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