NYPA Hosts Winter Break Movie Days
315-764-0226, Ext. 304
February 10, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MASSENA—The New York Power Authority’s Frank S.
McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center will be showing free
family-friendly movies Feb. 17 through Feb. 20 during the upcoming
winter break. Three different movies will be shown each day.
Movies will be shown at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
in the visitors center theater. Movies and show times follow:
Tuesday, Feb. 17: “Tinkerbell” at 10
a.m., “Space Chimps” at 1 p.m. and “Three Pigs and a Baby” at 3 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 18: “The Chronicles of
Narnia: Prince Caspian” at 10 a.m., “The Longshots” at 1 p.m. and
“Madagascar 2: Escape to Africa” at 3 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 19: “Kit Kittredge: An
American Girl” at 10 a.m., “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” at 1 p.m. and
“Peter Pan” at 3 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 20: “Miracle” at 10
a.m., “High School Musical 3” at 1 p.m. and “Igor” at 3 p.m.
The visitors center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
Monday through Friday. The visitors center will be closed on
Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 16
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.
■ NYPA 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-owned electric utility, with 18 generating
facilities in various parts of the state and more than 1,400
circuit-miles of transmission lines.
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