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NYPA Offers Wall-To-Wall Movies During Spring Vacation

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

April 7, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MASSENA – The New York Power Authority will be sponsoring movies for the entire family during the upcoming school break at the admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center.
Movies will be shown at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the visitors center theater from April 11 through April 15. Free popcorn will be provided.

The movies and show times are as follows:

Monday, April 11
10 a.m.            “Hoodwinked”
1 p.m.              “Megamind”
3 p.m.              “Prince and the Pauper”

Tuesday, April 12:
10 a.m.            “The Mighty Ducks”
1 p.m.              “Yogi Bear”
3 p.m.              “Wall-E”

Wednesday, April 13
10 a.m.            “The Jungle Book”
1 p.m.              “Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader”
3  p.m.             “How to Train Your Dragon”

Thursday, April 14:
10 a.m.            “Marmaduke”
1 p.m.              “Tangled”
3 p.m.              “Harry and the Hendersons”

Friday, April 15:
10 a.m.            “Madagascar 3”
1 p.m.              “What About Bob?”
3 p.m.              “Hunchback of Notre Dame”

In addition to the free movies, visitors can enjoy the array of hands-on exhibits at the admission-free Hawkins Point facility, which presents information on such themes as water power and the St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project, basics of electricity and uses of electricity. Another highlight is the panoramic view of the project’s power dam from Hawkins Point. The visitors center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday except certain holidays.

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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