Dworshak announces December showings of nature-themed movies

Published Nov. 21, 2011

AHSAHKA, Idaho – Families and children are 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, Dec. 2 – Rascal.  Rascal is about a young boy on summer vacation who finds a companion when he adopts a wild raccoon and attempts to turn it into a pet. Rated G, for General Audiences.


·   Friday, Dec. 9 – Charlie the Lonesome Cougar.  This movie is reminiscent of the historic Clearwater River log drives of the local area, as Charlie the cougar demonstrates his own exciting log-rolling skills. Rated G, for General Audiences.


·   Friday, Dec. 16 – 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.


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.



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