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NYPA Celebrates the Holiday Break with three-Day festival of family films

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

December 22, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MASSENA – The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will offer a festival of family films to mark the break between the Christmas and New Year’s holidays at its Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center.

Movies will be shown Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, December 28-30 at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the visitors center theater. Movies and show times are as follows:

Monday, December 28:
10 a.m           “Bedtime Stories”      
1 p.m.            “Up”  
3 p.m.             “Ice Age: Dawn of Dinosaurs”

Tuesday, December 29:
10 a.m.           “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”  
1 p.m.             “Aliens in the Attic”  
3 p.m.             “Tinkerbell and the Lost Treasure”

Wednesday, December 30:
10 a.m.           “Monsters vs. Aliens”
1 p.m.             “Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian”
3 p.m.             “Imagine That”

Along with enjoying the movies, visitors can sample the array of hands-on exhibits at the Hawkins Point visitors center, which presents information on such themes as water power and the St. Lawrence-FDR project, and the basics of electricity. Another highlight is the panoramic view of the project’s power dam.

The visitors center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, but will be closed December 24, 25,  31 and January 1, and for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.

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 public power organization, with 17 generating facilities in various parts of New York State and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■ More than 80 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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