NYPA’s Spring Eggstravaganza Offers Full Day Of Free Family Fun

Teresa Martinez

April 7, 2011


LEWISTON—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will celebrate the season at its annual Spring Eggstravaganza Saturday, April 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its Niagara Power Project’s admission-free visitors center, the Power Vista.

Activities include free photos with the bunny from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. plus crafts, face painting and a scavenger hunt throughout the day.

As a tribute to the Niagara Power Project’s 50th Anniversary Celebration, this year’s event will also feature a presentation in the Power Vista classroom on first power at the Niagara Power Project, which took place in 1961. First power is an important milestone in any power project’s construction as it recognizes the first time electricity is generated.

Guests are also invited to enjoy the Power Vista’s attractions, which include displays and interactive exhibits relating to the production of electricity, energy efficiency and the region’s history, while surrounded by spectacular views from the observation deck 350 feet above the Niagara River Gorge. Parking and admission at the Power Vista, located at 5777 Lewiston Road, Lewiston, is always free.
For more information, contact the Niagara Project Power Vista at 716-286-6661 or email npvista@nypa.gov

About NYPA:

■ The New York Power Authority 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 public power organization, with 17 generating facilities in various parts of New York State and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■ Approximately 80 percent of the electricity it produces is clean renewable hydropower.  Its lower-cost power production and electricity purchases support hundreds of thousands of jobs throughout the state. ■For more information, www.nypa.gov.


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