New York Power Authority Will
Present Free 'Friday Matinees' in November
For Further Information:
315-764-0226, ext. 863
October 22, 2008
MASSENA—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will
continue its free “Friday Matinees” in November with showings of
classic movies at the admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr.
Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch at the St. Lawrence
Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project.
NYPA will show a selection of classic movies in the
visitors center auditorium every Friday at 1:30 p.m. through the end
of 2008. Free popcorn will be available for the movie showings in
the visitors center theater.
The November lineup is:
Nov. 7: “Rio Bravo” (1959), John Wayne portrays the
sheriff of a small town in southwest Texas who must keep custody of
Nov. 14: “Gone with the Wind” (1939), starring
Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable in a sweeping Civil War saga.
Nov. 21: “Holiday Inn” (1942). Tired of the bright
lights of showbiz, Jim Hardy (Crosby) retires to the countryside to
become a farmer. He converts the farm into the Holiday Inn, open
only on holidays, and then competes against his pal (Fred Astaire)
for a singer-dancer's (Marjorie Reynolds) affection.
The visitors center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
and will be closed Nov. 27 and Nov. 28 in observance of
Besides enjoying the movies, visitors can sample
the array of hands-on exhibits at the Hawkins Point facility, which
presents information on such subjects as water power and the St.
Lawrence-FDR project. Visitors are also sure to enjoy the panoramic
views of the power dam. For further information, please call the
visitors center at (315) 764-0226 or go to
■ 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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