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Contact: Artak Davtian, 671-333-4050
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Release Date: May 25, 2017
Contact: Artak Davtian, Park Ranger
June Public Programs at War in the Pacific National Historical Park
June 10, Saturday: 9 am at Apaca Point - “Keep Guam Beautiful”
This community cleanup will take place at Apaca Point - a former WWII invasion site. Cold water in coolers, protective gloves, and trash bags will be provided. Please bring refillable water bottles and wear closed-toe shoes, hats, and sunscreen. All ages are welcome. Service learning credit is available. For more information, contact e-mail us.
June 10, Saturday: 2 pm at the Visitor Center - “History Revealed: The Coral Sea and Midway: The Turning Point of the War”
Join us for a presentation on battles of the Coral Sea and Midway. The first clashes of aircraft carriers change the course of the War in the Pacific in 1942. (1 hour)
June 17, Saturday: 2 pm at the Visitor Center – “Operation Forager Begins: The Battle of Saipan”
Join us for a presentation on the Battle of Saipan. The opening salvo of the Marianas Island Campaign occurred on June 15, 1944; join park rangers to talk about one of the bloodiest campaigns of the Pacific War. (1 hour)
June 18, Sunday: 2 pm at the Visitor Center - “Science Sunday”
Science Sunday features current research projects happening right here on Guam and the Micronesian region. Open to all ages. No pre-registration is required. For more information on this event, call 333-4050 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 24, Saturday: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Visitor Center – “The Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle”
Join a park ranger in the visitor center anytime between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm to discuss the effect of the Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle on Guam’s vegetation and the efforts to control this invasive species.