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NYPA’S “Beat The Heat” Summer Movies Continue In August

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

July 30, 2009

MASSENA—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will continue to offer free family-friendly movies and popcorn every Tuesday this summer during “Beat the Heat Summer Movie Days” at the admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch.

Movies will be shown at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. in the visitors center auditorium.

The schedule for August is:

Aug. 4: “RV” at 10 a.m., “Mr. Troop Mom” at 1 p.m., “Shark Tale” at 3 p.m. and “Pink Panther 2” at 5 p.m.

Aug. 11: “Beverly Hills Chihuahua” at 10 a.m., “Race to Witch Mountain” at 1 p.m., “Hoodwinked” at 3 p.m. and “Princess Protection Program” at 5 p.m.

Aug.18: “Hoot” at 10 a.m., “17 Again” at 1 p.m., “The Shaggy Dog” at 3 p.m. and “College Road Trip” at 5 p.m.

Aug.25: “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” at 10 a.m., “Hannah Montana The Movie” at 1 p.m., “Inkheart” at 3 p.m. and “Shrek” at 5 p.m.

Besides enjoying free movies, visitors can sample the array of hands-on exhibits at the Hawkins Point facility, which presents information on such subjects as electricity generation and NYPA’s St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project. Visitors are sure to enjoy the panoramic views of the power dam. The visitors center is on its summer schedule and is open daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

For further information, please call the visitors center at (315) 764-0226 ext. 302, or visit NYPA on the web at www.nypa.gov.

About NYPA:

■    The New York Power Authority 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 New York State and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines.  ■    About 75 percent of the electricity it produces is clean renewable hydropower.  Its lower-cost power production and electricity purchases support hundreds of thousands of jobs throughout the state.  ■    For more information, www.nypa.gov

 

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