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NYPA Continues Free Friday Matinees in July with Films on Contemporary & Classic Themes

Contact:
Karen White
(315) 764-0226
karen.white@nypa.gov


July 1, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MASSENA—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will continue its free “Friday Matinees” in July with showings of contemporary and classic movies at the admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch in Massena.

During July, NYPA will show a selection of movies on Fridays at 1:30 p.m. in the visitors center auditorium. Free popcorn will be available for the movie showings.

July Movie Schedule:

July 5: “Les Misérables,” (2012). In 19th-century France, an ex-prisoner’s life is changed forever when he agrees to care for a factory worker’s young daughter.

July 12: “Safe Haven,” (2013). A young woman with a mysterious past meets a widower who forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.

July 19: “A River Runs Through It” (1992). Two brothers rebel against their stern father and become men in the majesty of the Montana wilderness.

July 26: “Oz: The Great and Powerful,” (2013). A small-time magician is swept away to an enchanted land and is forced into a power struggle between three witches.

Besides enjoying free movies, visitors can sample the array of hands-on exhibits at the Hawkins Point facility, which presents information on such subjects as electricity generation and NYPA’s St. Lawrence-FDR Hydroelectric Power Plant. Visitors are sure to enjoy the panoramic views of the power dam. The visitors center is now operating on its summer schedule and is open daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

For further information, please call the visitors center at (315) 764-0226 ext. 302 or visit NYPA on the web at www.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 has been designated as the lead entity via Executive Order 88 by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to form a central management and implementation plan to carry out his Build Smart NY plan to reduce energy use by state facilities by 20 percent by 2020. ■ NYPA is the nation's largest state public power organization, through the operation of its 16 generating facilities in various parts of New York State, participation in a unique public/private partnership to contract for power from a clean generating plant in Queens, and its operation of more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■ More than 70 percent of the electricity NYPA 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 visit www.nypa.gov or follow @NYPAenergy on Twitter.



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