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'Spring Fever Movie Days' Planned for NYPA Center

Contact:
Jill Chamberlain
315-764-0226, Ext. 300
jill.chamberlain@nypa.gov 

April 5, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MASSENA—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will mark Easter vacation with a series of “Spring Fever Movie Days” from April 9-13 at the St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project’s admission-free Hawkins Point Visitors Center.

The schedule for the free films:

Monday, April 9:                      “High School Musical,” 10 a.m.
                                               “Ant Bully,” 1:30 p.m. 

Tuesday, April 10:                    “How to Eat Fried Worms,” 10 a.m.
                                               “Barnyard,” 1:30 p.m. 

Wednesday, April 11:               “Happy Feet,” 10 a.m.
                                               “Dreamer,” 1:30 p.m. 

Thursday, April 12:                   “Glory Road,” 10 a.m.
                                               “The Wild,” 1:30 p.m.

Friday, April 13:                       “Invincible,” 10 a.m.
                                               “Ice Age 2: The Meltdown,” 1:30 p.m. 

The visitors center will be open as usual each day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Visitors will be able to see, touch and listen to the wide array of interactive, hands-on exhibits covering such themes as Waterpower and the St. Lawrence-FDR Project, Basics of Electricity and Uses of Electricity.  The Hawkins Point site also provides panoramic views of the project’s power dam.

For additional information please call (315) 764-0226, Ext. 302.

DIRECTIONS:            From Massena: Take State Route 37 east to Route 131 (across from St. Lawrence Centre Mall), turn left and proceed through the Eisenhower Lock tunnel. Then take the second right onto Robinson Bay Road and continue for two miles. Turn left onto Hawkins Point Road and follow the entrance road to the visitors center.

About NYPA:

 ■    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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