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NYPA’s Friday Matinees in June Feature Romance and Drama

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

June 1, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MASSENA—Movies featuring love and drama are on the schedule for the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) “Friday Matinees” series in June 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 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 4: “I Hate Valentine’s Day,” (2008).  Set in Manhattan, a florist who abides by a strict five-date limit with all her suitors, finds herself wanting more with the new restaurateur in town.

June 11: “Extraordinary Measures,” (2009). A drama centered on the efforts of John and Aileen Crowley to find a researcher who might have a cure for their children’s rare genetic disorder.

 June 18: “Dear John,” (2009). A romantic drama about a soldier who falls for a conservative college student while he’s home on leave.

June 25: “When in Rome,” (2009). A young, ambitious New Yorker who is completely unlucky in love impulsively steals some coins from a reputed fountain of love, and is then aggressively pursued by a band of suitors.

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 are sure to enjoy the panoramic views of the power dam.

The visitors center is now operating on its summer schedule and is open daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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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