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New York Power Authority Announces Schedule of Summer Movies on Tuesdays in July

For Further Information:
Karen White
315-764-0226, ext. 863
karen.white@nypa.gov

July 2, 2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

MASSENA—The New York Power Authority announces the schedule of movies to be presented this July as part of its summer-long program of free movies every Tuesday at the admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch.

Family-friendly movies will be shown at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. in the McCullough visitors center at Hawkins Point’s auditorium on Tuesdays in July and August as part of the “Beat the Heat” summer campaign. The program will continue until Aug. 26 and the schedule for that month will be announced shortly.

The July schedule is:

Tues., July 8

“The Chronicles of Narnia,” 10 a.m.; “Cars,” 1 p.m.; “Ratatouille,” 3 p.m.; “Are We Done Yet,” 5 p.m.

Tues., July 15

“Peter Pan,” 10 a.m.; “Meet the Robinsons,” 1 p.m.; “Underdog,” 3 p.m.; “Daddy Day Camp,” 5 p.m.

Tues., July 22

“How to Eat Fried Worms,” 10 a.m.; “The Last Mimzy,” 1 p.m.; “Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium,” 3 p.m.; “August Rush,” 5 p.m.

Tues., July 29

“Night at the Museum,” at 10 a.m.; “Alvin and the Chipmunks,” at 1 p.m.; “Nancy Drew,” 3 p.m.; “The Prince and the Pauper,” 5 p.m.

Besides enjoying the movies, visitors can sample the array of hands-on exhibits at the McCullough visitors center at Hawkins Point, 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.

The McCullough visitors center at Hawkins Point is open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week.

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