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NYPA FEATURES A Collection Of Classic Films For Friday Matinees In November

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

October 31, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MASSENA—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will continue its free “Friday Matinees” in November with showings of classic movies at the admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch at the St. Lawrence Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project. 

NYPA will show a selection of classic movies in the visitors center auditorium at 1:30 p.m. on Fridays. Free popcorn will be available. 
The November lineup:

Nov. 4: “His Girl Friday” (1940). A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.

Nov. 11: The Visitors Center will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.

Nov. 18: “The Long, Long Trailer” (1953). "I Love Lucy" co-stars and real-life husband-and-wife team Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz star in this adaptation of Clinton Twiss's novel, following the hijinks of a newlywed couple who spend their honeymoon in a trailer.

Nov. 25: The Visitors Center will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving.

The visitors center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and will be closed Nov. 24 and Nov. 25 in observance of Thanksgiving.

Besides enjoying the movies, visitors can sample the array of hands-on exhibits at the Hawkins Point facility on such subjects as water power and the St. Lawrence-FDR project. Visitors can also enjoy the panoramic views of the power dam. For further information, call the visitors center at (315) 764-0226 or go to 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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