NYPA’s Free Friday Movies Offers Mix Of Classic And Contemporary
315-764-0226, Ext. 304
October 6, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MASSENA—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will continue its free “Friday Matinees” in October with showings of classic and contemporary movies at the admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch in Massena.
Every Friday in October, NYPA will show the scheduled movies at 1:30 p.m. in the visitors center auditorium. Free popcorn will be provided.
The movie schedule for October is:
Oct. 7: “Becoming Jane” (2007). A biographical portrait of the author Jane Austen and the romance she developed with a young Irishman.
Oct. 14: “A Walk to Remember” (2007). The story of two North Carolina teens, Landon Carter and Jamie Sullivan, who are thrown together after Landon gets into trouble and is made to do community service.
Oct. 21: “Holiday” (1938). A young man’s unorthodox plan to go on holiday for the early years of his life is met with skepticism by everyone except for his fiancée's eccentric sister and hid=s long- suffering brother.
Oct 28: “It Happened One Night” (1934). A spoiled heiress, running away from her family, is helped by a man who's actually a reporter looking for a story
Besides enjoying free movies and popcorn, 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 project’s majestic power dam from the window spanning the facility interior. The visitors center is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 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.
■ 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.