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Take A Cinematic Break At NYPA’s November Matinees

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

October 29, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MASSENA—As the wind kicks up and the days get shorter, come in from the cold and warm up with a cinematic break from the season at the New York Power Authority (NYPA) “Friday Matinees” at the admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch in Massena.

The popular film series continues in November with showings of contemporary family favorites every Friday at 1:30 p.m. in the visitors center auditorium. The movies are free and the popcorn in on the house.

The November movie schedule is:

Nov. 5: “The Last Song” (2010). A drama centered on a rebellious girl who is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father. Through their mutual love of music, the estranged duo learns to reconnect.

Nov. 12: “Kate and Leopold” (2002). When a rip in time brings together a charming 19th century bachelor and a thoroughly 21st century woman, the potential for an old-fashioned modern romance ignites!

Nov. 19: “Serendipity” (2001). A couple reunite years after the night they first met, convinced that one day they'll end up together.

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 Power Project. Visitors are sure to enjoy the panoramic views of the power dam.

The visitors center is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The visitors center will be closed Nov. 26 and Nov. 27, for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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 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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