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Celebrate Women’s History Month at American Memorial Park

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(Press Release) — Join American Memorial Park in celebrating Women’s History Month. The park will be hosting several events highlighting extraordinary women and their World War II stories.

Beginning on March 7, everyone is invited to explore the museum and the three temporary learning centers. Each center has activities for all to enjoy including paper crane folding at the Sadako center, learning about Rosie the Riveter in the Rosie center and folding your own Canary plane at the Amelia Earhart center.

On March 28, youth ages 5-10 are invited to participate in the Icons of World War II: Women in History program from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Visitor Center. Pre-registration for this learning program is required. To sign up your child, contact park rangers at the Visitor Center at 234-7207 x 2020 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

At 2 p.m. on March 28, the park will host a discussion panel featuring local women living in the Northern Mariana Islands during World War II. This is an exciting and rare opportunity for our community to hear accounts of women war survivors.

The park will also show movies featuring important roles of women throughout World War II. The schedule for these free screenings will run as follows:

Saturday, March 7, 2020

2 p.m., “The Diary of Anne Frank”

1 hr. 40 min.

Saturday, March 14, 2020

2 p.m., “The Zookeeper’s Wife”

2 hrs. 7 min.

Saturday, March 21, 2020

2 p.m., “Amelia”

1 hr. 51 min.

Saturday, March 28, 2020

3:30 pm, “A League of Their Own”

2 hrs. 8 min.

Visit the park’s non-profit partner, Pacific Historic Parks bookstore, for discounted Rosie the Riveter items throughout March. Sales support the park’s interpretive and educational programs.


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