AHSAHKA, Idaho – Families and children are invited to attend free nature-themed movie presentations at the Dworshak Dam Visitor Center theater during October, 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, Oct. 7 – Over the Hedge (new at Dworshak). Over the Hedge is a comedy about hungry critters that wake up from hibernation to find human development in their habitat. This movie is intended for older kids and is rated PG, Parental Guidance suggested – contains some mild, rude humor.
· Friday, Oct. 14 – Wall-E. Wall-E tells a futuristic story of a dying Earth which a kindly robot tries to save. Rated G, for General Audiences.
· Friday, Oct. 21 –Yogi Bear. Yogi Bear is a new release movie version of the classic television cartoon series. This movie is intended for older kids and is rated PG, Parental Guidance suggested – contains some mild, rude humor.
· Friday, Oct. 28 – A Bug’s Life. A Bug’s Life is an animated feature offering a new perspective about the adventurous world of bugs. Rated G, for General Audiences.
Prior to each movie, Dworshak ranger staff will provide a 10-15 minute presentation about the wildlife or natural history depicted in the film. Children without school on Fridays are also welcome to explore the many educational and fun displays at the visitor center, including a water safety room where they can play in a boat, create water safety posters and try on life jackets.
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, fall recreation opportunities and current conditions, call the visitor center during business hours at 208-476-1255.