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NYPA Features Newly-Released Movies For Holiday Break Matinees

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

December 20, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MASSENA—Enjoy a great way to end the year with a selection of newly-released movies at the New York Power Authority’s St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project’s Hawkins Point Visitors Center.

From Monday through Thursday, December 27– 30, the Hawkins Point Visitors Center will host a free series of three family-friendly films per day and the popcorn is on the house as well.

Movies will be held at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the visitors center theater. The schedule is as follows:

Monday, Dec. 27:                  
“Tinkerbell and the Great Fairy Rescue” at 10 a.m.
“Ramona and Beezus” at 1 p.m.
“The Last Airbender” at 3 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 28:
 
“How to Train Your Dragon” at 10 a.m.
“Despicable Me” at 1 p.m.  
“Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore” at 3 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 29:
  
“The Karate Kid” at 10 a.m.
“The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” at 1 p.m.
“Nanny McPhee Returns” at 3 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 30:      
“Diary of a Wimpy Kid” at 10 a.m.
“Toy Story 3” at 1 p.m.
“Shrek Forever After” at 3 p.m.


Along with enjoying the free movies, visitors can sample the array of hands-on exhibits at the Hawkins Point facility, which presents information on such themes as water power 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 from Hawkins Point.

During the winter season, the visitors center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.  It will be closed on Dec. 24 and Dec. 31 for the Christmas and New Year’s 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. ■ 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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