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Spring Break Movie-fest at NYPA Visitors Center

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


April 2, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MASSENA - Kids of all ages will enjoy family-friendly, admission-free movies during Spring Break week at the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center in Massena.

Monday, April 14:

10 a.m. - “Planes” (2013): A crop-dusting plane with a fear of heights lives his dream of competing in a famous around-the-world aerial race. [PG]

1 p.m. “Free Birds” (2013): Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history—and get turkey off the holiday menu for good. [PG]

3 p.m. - “Walking with Dinosaurs” (2013): See and feel what it was like when dinosaurs ruled the Earth in a story where an underdog dino triumphs to become a hero for the ages. [PG]

Tuesday, April 15:
10 a.m. - “Turbo” (2013): A freak accident might just help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream: winning the Indy 500. [PG]

1 p.m. - “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2” (2013): Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But he's forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids. [PG]

3 p.m. - “Monsters University” (2013): A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University—when they weren't necessarily the best of friends. [PG]

Wednesday, April 16:
10 a.m. - “Cinderella” (1950): When Cinderella's cruel stepmother prevents her from attending the Royal Ball, she gets some unexpected help from lovable mice Gus and Jaq, and from her Fairy Godmother. [PG]

1 p.m. - “Frozen” (2013): Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, in a race to find Anna's sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter. [PG]

3 p.m. - “Shark Tale” (2004): When a son of a gangster shark boss is accidently killed while on the hunt, his would-be prey and his vegetarian brother both decide to use the incident to their own advantage. [PG]

Thursday, April 17:
10 a.m. - “Hop” (2011): E.B., the Easter Bunny's teenage son, heads to Hollywood, determined to become a drummer in a rock 'n' roll band. In LA, he's taken in by Fred after the out-of-work slacker hits E.B. with his car. [PG].

1 p.m. - “Khumba” (2013): Rejected by his superstitious herd, a half-striped zebra embarks on a daring quest to earn his stripes but finds the courage and self-acceptance to save all the animals of the Great Karoo. [NR]

3 p.m. - “The Pirate Fairy” (2014): When a misunderstood dust-keeper fairy named Zarina steals Pixie Hollow's all-important Blue Pixie Dust, and flies away to join forces with the pirates of Skull Rock, Tinker Bell and her fairy friends must embark on the adventure of a lifetime to return it to its rightful place. [G]

Admission, parking and popcorn are all free.

Visitors can also sample an array of fascinating, 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 visitors center is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will be closed Friday, April 18, in observance of Good Friday.

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.