AHSAHKA, Idaho – Visitors are invited to attend free nature-themed movie presentations at the Dworshak Dam Visitor Center theater during November, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials at the dam announced today.
Selected movies will be shown at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on the following Fridays:
· Friday, Nov. 2 – “Open Season” is a cartoon about a domesticated grizzly bear and lively mule deer that join with other animals to rule the forest. This movie rated PG, Parental Guidance suggested – contains some mild, rude humor, mild action, and brief language.
· Friday, Nov. 9 – “Yogi Bear” is a 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, Nov. 16 – “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, Nov. 23 – “Wall-E” a futuristic story of a dying earth which a small waste collecting robot tries to save. Rated G, for General Audiences.
· Friday, Nov. 30 – “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. 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.
Theater seating is limited to the first 50 guests. All children 16 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian throughout the movie.
The Dworshak Dam Visitor Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information about the movies, water safety, fall-winter recreation opportunities and current conditions, call the visitor center at 208-476-1255.