Free Family Fun At the Power
Authority's Deck The Halls Holiday Event & Power Vista Holiday
December 8, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LEWISTON—Join friends and neighbors for some free
family fun at the New York Power Authority’s annual “Deck the Halls
Event with Santa,” Saturday, Dec. 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the
Niagara Power Vista. Santa Claus will be on hand to take pictures
with youngsters from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will also feature
hands-on craft activities, face painting, holiday games in addition
to the more than 50 interactive exhibits on hydroelectricity
regularly on display at the visitors center.
In the spirit of the holiday, employees at the New
York Power Authority are collecting non-perishable food items for
Community Missions. Guests are invited to bring their own voluntary
donations to this cause.
The Niagara Power Vista is open daily from 9 a.m.
to 5. p.m. During the holiday season, it will be closed Christmas
Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.
The Niagara Power Project Power Vista is located at 5777 Lewiston
Road in Lewiston. It features displays and interactive exhibits
relating 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. Both parking and
admission are always free of charge.
For more information call 716-286-6661 or
1-866-NYPA-FUN, or visit
www.nypa.gov for a complete schedule of activities.
■ 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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