Dworshak announces February showings of nature-themed movies

Published Jan. 30, 2012

AHSAHKA, Idaho – The public is invited to attend free nature-themed movie presentations at the Dworshak Dam Visitor Center theater during December, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials at the dam announced today.

These movies will be shown at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on the following Fridays:


·   Friday, Feb. 3 – Saltwater Moose. Bobby and Jo have befriended a lonely male moose who lives on an island. Jo has a wild plan to capture and relocate a female moose to be company. Follow Bobby, Jo and their parents as they attempt to put Jo’s plan into operation. Rated G, for general audiences.

·   Friday, Feb. 10 – Brother Bear. When an impulsive boy named Kenai is magically transformed into a bear, he must literally walk in another’s footsteps until he learns some valuable life lessons. Rated G, for general audiences.

·   Friday, Feb. 17 – Scooby Do! Camp Scare. Welcome to Camp Little Moose - where the counselors are friendly, the activities are endless and the urban legends are intense. In fact, every time someone tells a ghost story, the creepy creature comes to life. Movie not rated.

·   Friday, Feb. 24 – Escape to Grizzly Mountain. This movie follows a brave boy back through time in a race to save one of Earth’s cutest and most loveable creatures! Rated G, for general audiences.


Prior to each movie, Dworshak Dam Visitor Center staff will provide a 10-15 minute presentation about the wildlife or natural history depicted in the film. Dworshak staff would also like to invite the public to explore the many educational and fun displays at the visitor center, including a water safety room where children can play in a boat, create water safety posters and try on life jackets.

Visitors are welcome to eat their lunch at the covered picnic tables outside the visitor center, or visit nearby Viewpoint Day Use Area, which offers picnic tables, a lawn area and a scenic overlook of the dam. Big Eddy Day Use Area also offers a playground, picnic tables and hiking trail where families can recreate before or after viewing a Friday movie at the visitor center.

Movie seating is limited to the first 50 guests. All children 16 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian throughout the movie. For more information about the movies, water safety, recreation opportunities and current conditions, call the visitor center during business hours at 208-476-1255.


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