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NYPA Hosts Winter Break Movie Days

Contact:
Karen White
315-764-0226, Ext. 304
Karen.White@nypa.gov

February 10, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

MASSENA—The New York Power Authority’s Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center will be showing free family-friendly movies Feb. 17 through Feb. 20 during the upcoming winter break. Three different movies will be shown each day.

Movies will be shown at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the visitors center theater. Movies and show times follow:

Tuesday, Feb. 17:         “Tinkerbell” at 10 a.m., “Space Chimps” at 1 p.m. and “Three Pigs and a Baby” at 3 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 18:   “The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian” at 10 a.m., “The Longshots” at 1 p.m. and “Madagascar 2: Escape to Africa” at 3 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 19:       “Kit Kittredge: An American Girl” at 10 a.m., “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” at 1 p.m. and “Peter Pan” at 3 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 20:            “Miracle” at 10 a.m., “High School Musical 3” at 1 p.m. and “Igor” at 3 p.m.

The visitors center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The visitors center will be closed on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 16

Along with enjoying the free 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.                                                 

  About NYPA:

■    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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