NYPA Offers "Beat the Heat" Summer Movies
315-764-0226, Ext. 304
July 1, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MASSENA - The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will
offer free movies and popcorn every Tuesday this summer at the
admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors
Center and Boat Launch.
Four movies will be shown every Tuesday in July as
part of the “Beat the Heat Summer Movie Days.” Movies will be shown
at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. in the visitors center
auditorium. Free movies will continue on Tuesdays through August 25,
with the upcoming movies to be announced shortly.
The schedule for July is:
July 7: “Daddy Day Camp” at 10 a.m., “Akeela and
the Bee” at 1 p.m., “High School Musical 3: Senior Year” at 3 p.m.
and “Night at the Museum” at 5 p.m.
July 14: “Kung Fu Panda” at 10 a.m., “The Golden
Compass” at 1 p.m., “Wall-E” at 3 p.m., “Bee Movie” at 5 p.m.
July 21: “Tinkerbell” at 10 a.m., “Horton Hears a
Who” at 1 p.m., “The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice” at 3
p.m., and “Enchanted” at 5 p.m.
July 28: “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” at
10 a.m., “Hotel for Dogs” at 1 p.m., “Bedtime Stories” at 3 p.m. and
“The Librarian: Quest for the Spear” at 5 p.m.
Besides enjoying the movies, visitors can sample
the array of hands-on exhibits at the McCullough visitors center at
Hawkins Point, which presents information on such themes as
electricity generation 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.
The visitors center is currently on its summer
schedule and is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
■ 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-owned electric utility, with 18 generating facilities in
various parts of New York State and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of
transmission lines. ■ About 75 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
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