September 2017 Public Programs at War in the Pacific National Historical Park

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Date: August 30, 2017
Contact: Kelly Carroll, 671-333-4050

Release Date: August 31, 2017
Contact: Kelly Carroll
Phone: 671-333-4050

September Public Programs at War in the Pacific National Historical Park

September 2, Saturday: at Ga’an Point and September 9, Saturday: at Asan Bay Overlook - “Art in the Park” 
Learn to paint during our artist led painting sessions! Come and embrace your creativity and learn about the rich history, culture, and natural resources of War in the Pacific National Historical Park. This event is open to participants age 12 and above, including adults. Painting sessions are from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Registration is required, and art supplies will be provided free of charge. The painting sessions are led by our 2017 Artist-in-Residence, Amber Word. Details of this event can be found at
September 9, 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.
September 16, Saturday: 7 am at Asan Beach - "International Coastal Cleanup Day"
Join us and volunteers around the globe for the 31st annual International Coastal Cleanup Day. Help us in our attempts to remove trash from our beaches and waterways, identify the sources of debris, and change behaviors. Although an island-wide campaign, War in the Pacific’s program will be held at Asan Beach. Join the thousands of volunteers and make a difference on your island. Service Learning credit is available.
September 16, Saturday: 2 pm at the Visitor Center - “History Revealed – War for Guam”
A presentation of the film War for Guam, by Frances Negron-Muntaner that portrays the survival of the Chamorros on the island and current reflections on the price of the war to the people of Guam. There will be a panel discussion after the film.
September 17, 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. For more information on this event, call 333-4050 or email
September 30, Saturday: 8 am at Asan Beach - “National Public Lands Day”
Join us at Asan Beach for a day of fun and service on your public lands. This year’s service project will be the restoration of two scenic lookouts along the Asan Ridge Trail. After the event relax and enjoy a BBQ and learn about some of the outstanding historical and natural resources located at Asan Beach. Family-friendly and groups are welcome.

Last updated: August 30, 2017

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