NYPA’s Hawkins Point Visitors
Center to Offer Three Days Free Movies
315-764-0226, ext. 300
December 22, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MASSENA—The New York Power Authority will mark the
Christmas vacation week by showing nine movies at the admission-free
visitors center at its St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power
Project. Three movies will be available each day in the center’s
theater from Tuesday (Dec. 26) through Thursday (Dec. 28).
Tuesday, Dec. 26: 10 a.m., “Cars”; 12:30 p.m.,
“The Polar Express”; 3 p.m., “Curious George.”
Wednesday, Dec. 27: 10 a.m., “The Muppets’
Christmas Carol”; 12:30 p.m., “Pirates of the Caribbean Curse of the
Black Pear”; 3 p.m., “Chicken Little.”
Thursday, Dec. 28: 10 a.m., “Kicking And
Screaming”; 12:30 p.m., “Eight Below”; 3 p.m., “The Wild.”
Besides enjoying the movies, visitors can sample
the array of hands-on exhibits at the $5 million Hawkins Point
facility, which presents information on such themes as Water Power
and the St. Lawrence-FDR project, Basics of Electricity and Uses of
Electricity. Another highlight is the panoramic view of the
project’s power dam from Hawkins Point
The visitors center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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.
■ 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 a leader in promoting
energy-efficiency, new energy technologies and electric
transportation initiatives. ■ It is the
nation’s largest state-owned electric utility, with 18 generating
facilities in various parts of the state and more than 1,400
circuit-miles of transmission lines.
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