NYPA Continues Free “Friday Matinees” in March with Several Classic and Contemporary Films

Contact :
Karen White
(315) 764-0226

February 29, 2012


MASSENA—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will continue its free “Friday Matinees” in March with showings of classic and contemporary movies at the admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch in Massena.

The movies will be shown at 1:30 p.m. in the visitors center auditorium.  Free popcorn will also be available. 

The movie schedule is as follows:

March 2: “The Big Year” (2011). Two bird enthusiasts try to defeat the cocky, cutthroat world record holder in a year-long bird-spotting competition.

March 9: “Annie Hall” (1977). This romantic comedy follows the up and down relationship of two mismatched New York neurotics.

March 16: “Tuck Everlasting” (2002). A young woman meets and falls in love with a young man who is part of a family of immortals.

March 23: “Contagion” (2011). A thriller centered on the threat of a deadly disease and the international team of doctors contracted by the Center for Disease Control to deal with the outbreak.

March 30: “One Day” (2011). After meeting on the night of their college graduation, Dexter and Emily are shown on the same day each year to see where they are in their lives.

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 electricity generation and NYPA’s St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project. Visitors are sure to enjoy the panoramic views of the power dam.

During the winter months, the visitors center is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For further information, please call the visitors center at (315)764-0226, ext. 302, or visit NYPA on the web at

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,

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