More Free Movies at NYPA Visitors Center

Contact Information:
Karen White
(315) 764-0226, ext. 304

March 26, 2014


MASSENA - More free movies are on tap in April at the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitor Center in Massena.

April 4 - “GRAVITY” (2013): Sandra Bullock plays Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky (George Clooney). On a seemingly routine spacewalk, the shuttle is destroyed and the duo struggle to return to Earth. [PG-13].

April 11 - “FAIRFIELD ROAD” (2010): After Noah McManus loses a high-powered political job and his fiancé all in one day, he escapes to a small New England town, where he falls in love with a bookstore owner and the town itself, finding new meaning in his life. [Made for TV].

The Visitors Center will be closed April 18 in observance of Good Friday.

April 25 - “SAVING MR. BANKS” (2013): A fascinating look at how Walt Disney (Tom Hanks), his creative team and author P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson) brought Mary Poppins to life on the big screen. [PG-13].

Visitors can also sample an array of hands-on exhibits on energy and electricity, learn more about NYPA’s St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Plant, and enjoy scenic panoramic views of the power dam.

The Hawkins Point Visitors Center is currently open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information call (315) 764-0226, extension 302, or visit NYPA on the web at www.nypa.gov.


About NYPA:

■ The New York Power Authority has been designated as the lead entity via Executive Order 88 by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to form a central management and implementation plan to carry out his Build Smart NY plan to reduce energy use by state facilities by 20 percent by 2020. ■ NYPA 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 the nation's largest state public power organization, through the operation of its 16 generating facilities in various parts of New York State, participation in a unique public/private partnership to contract for power from a clean generating plant in Queens, and its operation of more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■ More than 70 percent of the electricity NYPA 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 visit www.nypa.gov and follow us on Twitter @NYPAenergy, Facebook, Instagram, Wordpress, and LinkedIn.