1ST PATA Micronesia Chapter Tri-Annual Meeting 2020 is POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

MAY PUBLIC PROGRAMS AT WAR IN THE PACIFIC NATIONAL

GUAM

MAY PUBLIC PROGRAMS AT WAR IN THE PACIFIC NATIONAL

May 2, Thursday: 5 pm at the Visitor Center: Coin Forum

Join us at the T. Stell Newman Visitor Center, Sumay (located near the US Navy main gate) for a coin forum hosted by the United States Mint. The coin forum is an opportunity for the public to learn about the quarter being launched to honor War in the Pacific National Historical Park, upcoming United States coin programs and initiatives and express their views about future coin programs.

May 3: 10 a.m. at Asan Beach - War in the Pacific NHP Coin Launch

The United States Mint will join representatives from the National Park Service to release the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring the War in the Pacific National Historical Park. Event highlights include cultural performances by Kinalamtin I TaotaoTano’, Aniten I TaotaoTano’, and Guma' Nina'enÅcho' Latte from our island’s public schools and a selection of songs performed by the Guam Territorial Band. The event will also feature Governor Lourdes Leon Guerrero’s Proclamation Presentation, the University of Guam Army ROTC, and a ceremonial coin pour. Following the program, the Bank of Guam will exchange cash for the newly minted War in the Pacific NHP quarters.

May 19: 2 p.m. at the Visitor Center - “Science Sunday”

Science Sunday features current research projects happening right here on Guam and the Micronesian region. Presentations are open to all ages. No pre-registration is required. For more information, call 333-4050 or email gureefmonitoring@gmail.com

Memorial Day Weekend: May 25 – May 28

View the inspiring 3,050 flags on display at Asan Beach. The flag display honors the 1,880 U.S. Marines, soldiers, sailors, airmen and coast guardsmen who died on Guam between 1941-1944, represented by US Flags; and the 1,170 residents of Guam who died during the war, represented by Guam flags.

May 25: 7 a.m. at Asan Beach – “Volunteer Event –Memorial Day Flags”

Here's your chance to make an active contribution to this year's Memorial Day. The annual display recognizes the thousands of Americans and Chamorros killed on Guam during World War II. Join us as a volunteer and help install our flags on the field at Asan Beach. All ages are welcome. To get involved, call 333-4050 or email artak_davtian@nps.gov

May 25: 6 p.m. at Asan Beach – “Lighting of Flags Ceremony”

Don't miss the lighting of flags at Asan Beach. After a short ceremony, the public will be asked to turn on each of the 3,050 flag lights. The ceremony will include a presentation of colors and a moment of silence to honor those who died on Guam during WWII and all those who died in service to our nation around the world. All ages are welcome.

May 29: 10 to 11 a.m. at the T. Stell Newman Visitor Center – “Storytime at the National Park”

Check out this great opportunity to introduce youth to the War in the Pacific National Historical Park and to explore park themes through story, song, and art. This program is appropriate for children age 4 and younger. For more information call 333-4050.