NEWS

New York Power Authority Hosts Free Family Movies for Spring Break

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


March 25, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MASSENA —The New York Power Authority’s Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch will show free family-friendly movies during the upcoming spring break, April 1 through April 5.

Movies will be shown at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the visitors center theater and admission is free. Movies and show times are as follows:

Monday, April 1:

10 a.m. “Hop”
1 p.m.  “Wreck it Ralph”
3 p.m.  “Tangled”

Tuesday, April 2:

10 a.m. “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days”
1 p.m.  “Rise of the Guardians”
3 p.m.  “We Bought a Zoo”

Wednesday, April 3:

10 a.m. “Secret of the Wings”
1 p.m.  “Chasing Mavericks”
3 p.m.  “So Undercover”

Thursday, April 4:

10 a.m. “ParaNorman”

1 p.m.  “Life of Pi”
3 p.m.  “Footloose”

Friday, April 5:

10 a.m. “Annie”

1 p.m.  “Fun Size”
3 p.m.  “Dolphin Tale”

In addition to the free movies, visitors can enjoy the array of hands-on exhibits at the admission-free Hawkins Point facility, which presents information on such themes as water power and the St. Lawrence-FDR Hydroelectric Power Plant, basics of electricity and uses of electricity.

Another highlight is the panoramic view of the hydroelectric plant’s power dam from Hawkins Point.

The visitors center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information call 315-764-0226 ext. 302 or visit 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, www.nypa.gov



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