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News Advisory: Special Movies for Children on Martin Luther King Jr. Day School Holiday

January 5, 2006

A special program of movies for children will be screened at the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) Hawkins Point Visitors Center to provide entertainment for children on the school holiday celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday January 16.

“The Incredibles” will be shown at 10 to 11:30 am.

Following “The Incredibles,”  watch “Herbie: Fully Loaded,” starring Lindsay Lohan, as she brings back to life everyone’s favorite 1960’s VW Beetle, Herbie.  Herbie begins at 1 pm and runs through 2:30 pm.

When not watching the movies, visitors can stroll through the wide array of hands-on exhibits, at the newly constructed $5 million Visitors Center, which presents information on the themes of Water Power and the St. Lawrence Project, Basics of Electricity and Uses of Electricity.  Children and adults alike will enjoy being able to touch, see and listen to the many interactive models on display.   

Visitors are also sure to enjoy the panoramic views of the power dam from Hawkins Point.

EVENT:   Martin Luther King Jr. Day Movies for Children

DATE:  Monday, January 16, 2006

TIME: “The Incredibles” @ 10 – 11:30 am - “Herbie:  Fully Loaded” @ 1 – 2:30 pm

COST: Martin Luther King Jr. Movie Day is FREE!! Admission to the Visitors Center is always FREE.

DIRECTIONS: From Massena: Take State Route 37 east to Route 131 (across from St. Lawrence Centre Mall), turn left and proceed through the Eisenhower Lock tunnel. Then take the second right onto Robinson Bay Road and continue for two miles. Turn left onto Hawkins Point Road and follow the entrance road to the visitors center.

CONTACT: Jill Chamberlain, Community Relations Associate, NYPA, at (315) 764-0226, ext. 300, or (800) 262-NYPA, if calling from New York State.

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