Spring Break Movie-Fest Concludes on Thursday at NYPA Visitors Center

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

April 16, 2014


MASSENA—The New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) Spring Break movie-fest will conclude Thursday, April 17, at the Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch in Massena.

Three family-friendly, admission-free films are scheduled.

10 a.m. - “Imagine That” (2009): Eddie Murphy stars as a successful financial executive working to regain his lost confidence with the help of his daughter. [PG]

1 p.m. - “The Croods” (2013): A prehistoric family embarks on an eye-opening journey of a lifetime when the cave they call home is destroyed. [PG]

3 p.m. - “Kung Fu Panda 2” (2011): Po and his friends fight to stop a peacock villain from conquering China with a deadly new weapon, but first the Dragon Warrior must come to terms with his past. [PG]

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 on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will be closed Friday, April 18, in observance of Good Friday.

For more information, call 315-764-0229, extension 302, or visit 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.