Free Photos With The Easter Bunny Part Of NYPA’s Spring Entertainment
April 7, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NORTH BLENHEIM—Get a photo with the Easter Bunny and a chance to win prizes by finding the lucky eggs! It’s all part of the New York Power Authority’s Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center Easter event on Sunday, April 17, from noon to 2 p.m.
The event will also feature “Melvin the Magnificent,” a balloon artist who will demonstrate how to make various animals, hats and other fun shapes with balloons.
Guests are also invited to enjoy the admission-free visitors center’s attractions, which include hands-
on exhibits for students of all ages and abilities. Visitors can learn how the Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project acts like a giant battery, generating hydroelectricity by recycling water between two huge reservoirs. Other displays demonstrate the basics of electricity, energy production and conservation.
The Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center is located on Route 30, five miles north of Grand Gorge, 17 miles south of Middleburgh and 50 miles southwest of Albany. School groups and community organizations are welcome. For more information, visit www.nypa.gov
■ 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.