Cool "AC" On Tap For August As NYPA’s "Beat The Heat" Summer Movie Series Continues

Karen White
315-764-0226, Ext. 304

July 23, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                

MASSENA—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will continue to host its “Beat the Heat Summer Movie Days” every Tuesday in August, featuring a full-day of family-friendly movies and free popcorn, at the admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch in Massena.

Movie times for the special summer campaign on Tuesdays, which is in addition to the visitor center’s year-round Friday matinee movie series, are 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. 
The movie line-up for “Beat the Heat” in August is as follows:

Aug. 3:
10 a.m. “Bee Movie”
1 p.m. “Avatar”
3 p.m. “Dreamer”
5 p.m. “17 Again”

Aug. 10:
10 a.m. “Robots”
1 p.m. “Diary of a Wimpy Kid”
3 p.m. “Cop Dog”
5 p.m. “The Mighty Ducks”

Aug. 17:
10 a.m.  “RV”
1 p.m.  “Bandslam”
3 p.m. “Bolt”
5 p.m. “Coraline”

Aug. 24:
10 a.m. “Cars”
1 p.m. “Furry Vengeance”
3 p.m. “The Game Plan”
5 p.m. “Daddy Day Camp”

Aug. 31:
10 a.m. “Cinderella”
1 p.m. “The Last Song”
3 p.m. “Race to Witch Mountain”
5 p.m. “Bedtime Stories”

Besides enjoying the movies, visitors can sample the array of hands-on exhibits at the Hawkins Point Visitors Center, 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. For further information, please call the visitors center at (315) 764-0226 ext. 302 or visit NYPA on the web at www.nypa.gov/vc/stlaw.htm.

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. ■ Approximately 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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