NYPA Offers “Free Family-Friendly” Movies During Upcoming Spring Break

Contact :
Karen White
(315) 764-0226

April 3, 2012


MASSENA - The New York Power Authority’s Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center will be sponsoring a festival of free family-friendly movies during the upcoming school spring break, April 9-13. 

Movies will be shown at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the visitors center theater and admission is free. Movies and show times follow:

Monday, April 9:
10 a.m.            “Alvin and the Chipmunks”
1 p.m.              “Hop”
3 p.m.              “Happy Feet Two”

Tuesday, April 10:
10 a.m.             “Wall-E”
1 p.m.              “Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked” 
3 p.m.               “G-Force”

Wednesday, April 11:
10 a.m.            “The Princess and the Frog”
1 p.m.              “Puss in Boots”
3 p.m.              “The Adventures of Tintin”

Thursday, April 12:
10 a.m.            “Toy Story 3”
1 p.m.              “Hugo”
3 p.m.              “Footloose”

Friday, April 13:
10 a.m.            “Tooth Fairy 2”
1 p.m.              “We Bought a Zoo”
3 p.m.              “Despicable Me”

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 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. It will be closed on Friday, April 6, in honor of Good Friday. For more information call 315-764-0226 ext. 302 or visit

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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