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NYPA Visitors Center Hosts Spring Break Movie Festival, April 12-16

Contact:
Karen White
315-764-0226, Ext. 304
karen.white@nypa.gov

April 7, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MASSENA—Not quite warm enough to swim but too warm for winter sports?  Make the most of your spring break at the New York Power Authority’s Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center upcoming spring break movie festival, April 12 through April 16.

Movies will be shown at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the visitors center theater and popcorn is “on the house.” The movies and show times are as follows:

Monday, April 12: 
10 a.m.            “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs”
1 p.m.              “Where the Wild Things Are”
3 p.m.              “Race to Witch Mountain”

Tuesday, April 13:
10 a.m.            “Sleeping Beauty”
1 p.m.              “Planet 51”
3 p.m.              “G-Force”

Wednesday, April 14: 
10 a.m.            “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”
1 p.m.              “The Princess and the Frog”
3  p.m.             “Madagascar”

Thursday, April 15:
10 a.m.            “Ponyo”  
1 p.m.              “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel”
3 p.m.              “Old Dogs”

Friday, April 16:
10 a.m.            “Astro Boy”
1 p.m.              “The Fantastic Mr. Fox”
3 p.m.              “Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs”

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 Power 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 except certain holidays.

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 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. ■ More than 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.

 

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