NYPA's Hawkins Point Facility Schedules Free
Movies During Holiday Break
315-764-0226, Ext. 304
December 19, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MASSENA – The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will
mark the holiday break with a series of 18 movies during the weeks
of Dec. 22 and Dec. 29 at the St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt
Power Project’s admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins
Point Visitors Center.
Movies will be held at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
in the visitors center theater. Movies and show times follow:
Monday, Dec. 22: “The Muppet Christmas Carol” at 10
a.m., “The Polar Express” at 1 p.m. and “Miracle on 34th Street” at
Tuesday, Dec. 23: “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape
Clause” at 10 a.m., “Elf” at 1 p.m. and “Rudolph the Red-Nosed
Reindeer” at 3 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 29: “Kung Fu Panda” at 10 a.m., the
“The Golden Compass” at 1 p.m. and “Wall-E” at 3 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 30: “Kit Kittredge: An American Girl”
at 10 a.m., “Speed Racer” at 1 p.m. and “The Water Horse” at 3 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 31: “Tinkerbell” at 10 a.m.,
“Horton Hears a Who” at 1 p.m. and “The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince
Caspian” at 3 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 2: “Alvin and the Chipmunks” 10 a.m.,
“Bee Movie” at 1 p.m. and “Enchanted” at 3 p.m.
Along with enjoying the movies, visitors can sample
the array of hands-on exhibits at the 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, which operates on a
Monday-Friday schedule this time of year, will be closed from Dec.
24 through Dec. 29, and on Jan. 1. Normal daily operation, from 9
a.m. to 5 p.m., will resume Jan 2.
■ 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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