NYPA Features Contemporary Films at its Friday
Matinee Series in November
315-764-0226, Ext. 304
October 28, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MASSENA—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will
continue its free “Friday Matinees” in November with showings of
contemporary movies at the admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr.
Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch in Massena.
NYPA will show a selection of movies on Fridays in
November at 1:30 p.m. in the visitors center auditorium. Free
popcorn will be available for the movie showings.
The movie schedule is as follows:
November 6: “New in Town” (2009). The weather isn't
the only drastic change for high-paid consultant Lucy Hill when
she's sent from her home base in Florida to a small Minnesota town
to improve productivity at a local manufacturing plant. The town's
residents also take some getting used to, especially the handsome
union boss who's doing his best to make sure Lucy doesn't cut any
November 13: “Duplicity” (2009). A pair of
romantically involved corporate operatives put everything on the
line to remain ahead in a high-stakes game of cat-and-mouse between
two giant pharmaceutical companies.
November 20: “Confessions of a Shopaholic” (2009).
With dreams of writing for a top fashion glossy, shopping addict
Rebecca begins working for a financial magazine published by the
same publisher. But as her career skyrockets, she struggles to pay
off overwhelming bills and manage her love life.
November 27: The visitors center will be closed in
observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
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
St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project. Visitors are sure
to enjoy the panoramic views of the power dam.
Presently, the visitors center is open weekdays
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will be closed November 11, for Veteran’s
Day, and November 26 and 27, for the Thanksgiving holiday. For
further information, please call the visitors center at (315)
764-0226, ext. 302, or visit NYPA on the web at
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