NYPA hosting STEM event for kids Thursdays in February in Massena
MASSENA—Free STEM activities for kids to exercise their hands and minds will be offered each Thursday in February at the Hawkins Point Visitors Center.
Children will have the opportunity to participate in STEM activities throughout the day and take home their creations. The free activities will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on a drop-in basis, Feb. 2, 9, 16 & 23. Participants are encouraged to preregister for the activity by calling (315) 764-6679.The New York Power Authority is sponsoring the program to help beat the Mid-Winter Blues.
Along with enjoying the STEM activities, visitors can sample the array of hands-on exhibits at the Hawkins Point facility, which presents information on such themes as water power and the St. Lawrence-FDR project, basics of electricity and uses of electricity. Another highlight is the panoramic view of the project’s power dam from Hawkins Point.
The Visitors Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, but will be closed on Monday, February 20, in observance of President’s Day.