|New York Power Authority Offers More Free Friday Matinees and Free Popcorn During Month of August|
|July 29, 2013|
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
MASSENA - The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will continue its free “Friday Matinees” in August with showings of contemporary movies at the admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch at the St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Hydroelectric Power Plant in Massena.
During the month of August, NYPA will show a selection of movies on Fridays at 1:30 p.m. in the visitors center auditorium with free popcorn available during the movie showings.
The August schedule is:
Aug. 2: “42,” (2013). The life story of Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey.
Aug. 9: “Admission,” (2013). A Princeton admissions officer who is up for a major promotion takes a professional risk after she meets a college-bound alternative school student.
Aug. 16: “Ladies in Lavender,” (2004). Two sisters befriend a mysterious foreigner who washes up on the beach of their 1930's Cornish seaside village.
Aug. 23: “Quartet,” (2012). At a home for retired musicians, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday is disrupted by the arrival of Jean, an eternal diva and the former wife of one of the residents.
Aug. 30: “The Impossible,” (2012). The story of a tourist family in Thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.
In addition to the year-round “Friday Matinee” program, be sure to mark your calendars for our “Beat The Heat” summer movie series, featuring back-to-back family films every Tuesday at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. which will also be shown during the month of August.
Visitors can also sample an array of hands-on exhibits at the Hawkins Point facility, with informational presentations on subjects such as water power and NYPA’s St. Lawrence-FDR Hydroelectric Power Plant. Visitors can also enjoy the panoramic views of the power dam.
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