Free Family Films Help Cure “Cabin Fever” At NYPA’s “Winter Break” Movie Festival

Karen White
315-764-0226, Ext. 304

February 14, 2011


MASSENA—A special selection of movies suitable for the entire family will be screened at the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) Hawkins Point Visitors Center during the upcoming winter school holiday, providing the perfect antidote to cabin fever.  The special winter break movie festival will show three movies daily from Tuesday, Feb. 22 through Friday, Feb. 25 and admission is free.

Movies will be shown at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the visitors center theater. Free popcorn will be provided.

Movies and show times follow:

Tuesday, Feb. 22:
10 a.m.            “101 Dalmatians”
1 p.m.              “Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2”
3 p.m.              “Akeelah and the Bee”

Wednesday, Feb. 23:
10 a.m.            “Alvin and the Chipmunks”
1 p.m.              “Alpha and Omega” 
3 p.m.              “Race to Witch Mountain”

Thursday, Feb. 24:
10 a.m.            “8 Below”
1 p.m.              “Open Season 3”
3 p.m.              “Nanny McPhee Returns”

Friday, Feb. 25:
10 a.m.            “Cars Toon: Mater's Tall Tales” 
1 p.m.              “Secretariat”
3 p.m.              “Despicable Me”

Besides enjoying the movies, visitors can sample the array of hands-on exhibits at the Hawkins Point facility, which presents information on such subjects as water power and the St. Lawrence-FDR project. Visitors are also sure to enjoy the panoramic views of the power dam from Hawkins Point.
The visitors center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. It will be closed on Monday, Feb. 21, in honor of President’s Day. For more information call 315-764-0226 ext. 302 or visit 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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