NEWS

NYPA Offers Both Classic and Contemporary Films for "Free Friday Matinees" in June

Contact:
Karen White
(315) 764-0226
karen.white@nypa.gov


May 29, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MASSENA – The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will continue its free “Friday Matinees” in June with showings of classic and contemporary 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 in Massena.

During the month of June, NYPA will show a selection of movies on Fridays at 1:30 p.m. in the visitors center auditorium. Free popcorn will be available for the movie showings.

The June schedule is:

June 1: “Unknown,” (2011). A man awakens from a coma, only to discover that someone has taken on his identity and that no one believes him. With the help of a young woman, he sets out to prove who he is.

June 8: “North by Northwest,” (1959). A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.

June 15: “The Vow,” (2012). A man works to win his wife’s heart after she wakes up from a car accident with severe memory loss.

June 22: “Midnight in Paris,” (2011). A family travel to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple who are forced to confront their differing views of a perfect life.

The visitors center is now operating on its summer schedule and is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Besides enjoying free 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 NYPA’s St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project. Visitors would be sure to enjoy the panoramic views of the power dam. 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


Return to Media Center