NYPA Continues Free "Friday Matinees" in Sept. with Classic and Contemporary Films

Karen White
(315) 764-0226

August 30, 2012


MASSENA— The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will continue its free “Friday Matinees” in September with showings of four classic and contemporary movies 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 September schedule is:

Sept. 7: “Dial M for Murder,” (1954).  An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to murder his wife. When things go wrong, he improvises a brilliant plan B.

Sept. 14: “The Adjustment Bureau,” (2011). The affair between a politician and a ballerina is affected by mysterious forces keeping them apart.

Sept. 21: “The Lucky One,” (2012). A Marine travels to Louisiana after serving three tours in Iraq and searches for the unknown woman he believes was his good luck charm during the war.

Sept. 28: “The Stars Fell on Henrietta,” (1995). An elderly, down-on-his-luck, man uses unconventional methods to find oil in the town of Henrietta.

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 the operations of NYPA’s St. Lawrence project. Visitors are sure to enjoy the panoramic views of the power dam. The Visitors Center is open daily 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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