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NYPA Sponsors Free "Cabin Fever" Movie Series with Family Films During School Break, Feb. 19-22

Contact:
Karen White
(315) 764-0226
karen.white@nypa.gov


February 15, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MASSENA—A special selection of movies suitable for the entire family will be screened at the admission-free New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) Hawkins Point Visitors Center during the upcoming February school break, providing the perfect antidote to cabin fever.  NYPA will show a free series of three movies daily from Tuesday, Feb. 19 through Friday, Feb. 22.

Movies will be shown at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the visitors center theater. Free popcorn will be provided.

Movies and show times are as follows:

Tuesday, Feb. 19:
10 a.m. “Secret of the Wings”
1 p.m. “Pitch Perfect”   
3 p.m. “Ice Age: Continental Drift”

Wednesday, Feb. 20

10 a.m.”Peter Pan”
1 p.m. “Hotel Transylvania
3 p.m. “Here Comes to Boom”

Thursday, Feb. 21:
10 a.m. “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted”
1 p.m.  “Frankenweenie”
3 p.m. “ParaNorman”

Friday, Feb. 22:
10 a.m. “We Bought a Zoo”
1 p.m.  “Crooked Arrows”
3 p.m.  “Brave”

Besides enjoying the 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 St. Lawrence-FDR project. Visitors are also sure to enjoy the panoramic views of the 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 Monday, Feb. 18, in honor of President’s Day. 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 16 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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