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Opportunity: Special Movies for Children to Provide "Cabin Fever" Relief
Over Christmas Vacation
A special program of movies for children will be
screened at the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) Hawkins Point Visitors
Center to provide a cure for “cabin fever” during the Christmas vacation
days, Tuesday, December 27 through Thursday, December 29.
“The Polar Express” will be shown each day from
10:30 am to 12:15 pm.
Following “The Polar Express,” watch “Miracle,” a
chronicle of the magical “Miracle on Ice” when the United States Hockey
team defeated the Soviet Union in the Winter Olympics in nearby Lake
Placid. “Miracle” will begin at 12:45 pm and run through 3:15 pm.
When not watching the movies, visitors can stroll
through the wide array of hands-on exhibits, at the newly constructed $5
million Visitors Center, which presents information on the themes of
Water Power and the St. Lawrence Project, Basics of Electricity and Uses
of Electricity. Children and adults alike with enjoy being able to
touch, see and listen to the many interactive models on display.
Visitors are also sure to enjoy the panoramic views
of the power dam from Hawkins Point.
EVENT: Cabin Fever Relief for
DATE: Tuesday December 27-
Thursday December 29
TIME: Each Day: The Polar
Express: 10:30 am - 12:15 pm;
Miracle: 12:45 pm - 3:15 pm.
COST: Cabin Fever Relief for
Kids!! is all FREE.
Admission to the Visitors Center is
DIRECTIONS: From Massena: Take State Route 37 east
to Route 131 (across from
St. Lawrence Centre Mall), turn left and proceed through the Eisenhower
Lock tunnel. Then take the second right onto Robinson Bay Road and
continue for two miles. Turn left onto Hawkins Point Road and follow the
entrance road to the visitors center.
CONTACT: Carol Simpson, Community Relations,
regional manager, NYPA, at (315) 764-0226, ext. 304, or (800) 262-NYPA,
if calling from New York State.