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Free Family-Friendly Movies at N.Y. Power Authority Hawkins Point Visitors Center, Tuesdays All Summer

Contact:
Karen White
(315) 764-0226 Ext. 302
Karen.White@nypa.gov

July 16, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MASSENA — “Beat the Heat Summer Movie Days” are back at the New York Power Authority’s admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center.

Animated and live-action family-friendly films will be shown in the center’s air-conditioned auditorium every Tuesday, at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., through August 26.

Admission, parking and popcorn are all free.

For the movie schedule, call 315-764-0226, extension 302.

Before and after each movie, remember to sample the wide array of hands-on, interactive exhibits on electricity, energy efficiency and the operation of the scenic, nearby St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project.

The visitors center is open daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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.