NYPA Visitors Center Features Family Movies For Veterans Day Holiday:  Veterans Day And Thanksgiving Holiday Schedules Announced

Karen White
315-764-0226, Ext. 304

November 9, 2010


MASSENA—The New York Power Authority’s Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center will be showing two family-friendly movies on Thursday, Nov. 11— the Veterans Day holiday.

Movies will be shown at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the visitors center theater. The schedule is as follows:

10 a.m.: “The Karate Kid” (2010). Work causes a single mother to move to China with her young son. While in China, the boy embraces kung fu, taught to him by a master.

1 p.m.: “How to Train Your Dragon” (2010). A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed.

Besides enjoying free movies and popcorn, 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 open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  It will be closed Nov.  25- 26, 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 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 public power organization, with 17 generating facilities in various parts of New York State and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■ Approximately 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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