The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will continue its free “Friday Matinees” in August.
Showings of contemporary and classic movies have free admission and will be at Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch in Massena.
Every Friday, NYPA shows a selection of movies at 1:30 p.m. in the visitor’s center auditorium.
Free popcorn will be available for the movie showings.
The August Movie Schedule:
Aug. 3: “The Artist” (2011). A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions.
Winner of Five Oscars for 2011 including Best Picture and Best Actor for Jean DuJardin.
Aug. 10: “Sherlock Holmes A Game of Shadows” (2011). Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Dr. Watson join forces to outwit and bring down their fiercest adversary, Professor Moriarty.
Starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law.
Aug. 17: “The Romantics” (2010). Problems arise when seven close friends reunite for the wedding of two of their friends because the bride and the maid of honor have had a long rivalry over the groom.
Starring Oscar Winner – Anna Paquin and the ex Mrs. Cruise – Katie Holmes.
Aug. 24: “One for the Money” (2012). Unemployed and newly-divorced Stephanie Plum lands a job at her cousin's bail-bond business, where her first assignment puts her on the trail of a wanted local cop linked to her romantic past.
Starring Emmy Winner – Katherine Heigl
Aug. 31: “The Russians are Coming, The Russians are Coming” (1966). Without hostile intent, a Soviet submarine runs aground off New England. A rescue boat is sent for, but many of the local New Englanders go into a tizzy, risking bloodshed.
Starring Oscar Winner Alan Arkin
Besides enjoying free movies, visitors can sample the array of hands-on exhibits at the Hawkins Point facility, which presents information on such subjects as electricity generation and NYPA’s St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project. Visitors are sure to enjoy the panoramic views of the power dam.
The visitors center is now operating on its summer schedule and is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For further information, please call the visitors center at (315) 764-0226 ext. 302 or visit NYPA on the web at www.nypa.gov.