New York Power Authority Will
Play Host to Summer Movies on Tuesdays From July 1 to August 26
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June 30, 2008
MASSENA—The New York
Power Authority will sponsor free movies every Tuesday this summer
at the admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point
Visitors Center and Boat Launch.
Four movies will be
shown Tuesday, July 1, to kick off the “Beat the Heat Summer Movie
Days,” that will continue throughout the summer on every Tuesday at
10 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. in the visitors center
auditorium. The program will continue until August 26.
The schedule for July 1
is: “Alvin and the Chipmunks” at 10 a.m., followed by “The Game
Plan” at 1 p.m., “Enchanted” at 3 p.m. and “Bee Movie” at 5 p.m. A
different array of movies will be announced each week.
Besides enjoying the
movies, visitors can sample the array of hands-on exhibits at the
McCullough visitors center at Hawkins Point, 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.
The visitors center is
open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week.
■ NYPA 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-owned electric utility, with 18 generating
facilities in various parts of the state and more than 1,400
circuit-miles of transmission lines.
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