Dworshak announces December showings of nature-themed movies

Published Dec. 5, 2012

AHSAHKA, Idaho – Visitors 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.

Selected movies will be shown at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on the following Fridays:


·      Friday, Dec. 7 – Grizzly Mountain. A story of two kids who help to save Grizzly Mountain from land developers. Rated G, for general audiences. 


·      Friday, Dec. 14 – Escape to Grizzly Mountain. This movie starring Dan Haggerty is about a boy who rescues a grizzly bear cub from a dishonest circus owner. Shows at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.


·      Friday, Dec. 21 – “Charlotte’s Web” this 1973 cartoon version is about a talented and caring spider that saves a pig from the butcher shop.


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. 


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