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NYPA's Visitors Center Offers Free Cinematic Journeys During Winter Break

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

February 8, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MASSENA—The New York Power Authority has just the cure for cabin fever over the long February break with trips to fantasy land and back via the silver screen.
During the upcoming school break from Feb. 16 to 19, NYPA’s Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch will be showing a variety of free family-friendly movies. Three different movies will be shown each day in the visitors center theatre. The schedule is as follows:


Tues., Feb. 16:                  
“Tinkerbell” at 10 a.m.
“Shorts” at 1 p.m.
“Aliens in the Attic” at 3 p.m.


Wed., Feb. 17:  
“Snow White” at 10 a.m.,
“G-Force” at 1 p.m.  
“Monsters Vs. Aliens” at 3 p.m.


Thur., Feb. 18:  
“Sleeping Beauty” at 10 a.m.
“Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” at 1 p.m.
“Star Trek” at 3 p.m.


Fri., Feb. 19:      
“Up” at 10 a.m.
“Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian” at 1 p.m.
“Imagine That” at 3 p.m.


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.


During the winter season, the visitors center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.  It will be closed for Presidents Day on Mon., Feb. 15.

 

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■ 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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