White House Easter Egg Roll

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Trump Thanks Melania for 'Perfect' White House Easter Egg Roll

21K attended Monday event

(Newser) - Opening his first White House Easter Egg Roll, President Donald Trump extolled the strength of America as thousands of kids, and some adults, reveled in the time-honored tradition of rolling hard-boiled eggs across the manicured lawn in his back yard. "This is the 139th Easter Egg Roll. Think of... More »

30K Flock to White House Egg Roll

Event features celebrities, corporate sponsors

(Newser) - The Obamas welcomed thousands of people to the South Lawn today for the White House's annual Easter egg roll, standing alongside the Easter Bunny and such less-heralded mascots as Colby Carrot and Eric Eggplant, USA Today reports. Messrs. Carrot and Eggplant, of course, were there to help in Michelle... More »

30K Throng White House Easter Egg Roll

Annual event takes cue from Let's Move initiative this year

(Newser) - In an annual family-friendly rite of spring, President Barack Obama and wife Michelle kicked off the White House Easter Egg Roll today, joining tens of thousands of youngsters and their parents in a day of racing, reading, sports, and crafts on a breezy, sun-splashed South Lawn. "We are so... More »

Stars Rock Obama Easter Egg Roll

'Ready, Set, Go!' theme includes bunny in sweats, Justin Bieber?

(Newser) - The White House hosts its annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn today, staying admirably on-message with an anti-obesity/exercise-themed event. “Ready, Set Go!” is the slogan, helped along by sports activities, but much of the kids' attention will likely go to performances by Sara Bareilles, Justin Bieber,... More »

White House Easter Egg Roll Books Cast of Glee

Fox dramedy has fans in the residence: Malia, Sasha—and Michelle

(Newser) - The cast of Glee will perform at the White House Easter Egg Roll with at least three big fans in the audience—Michelle, Malia, and Sasha Obama. The dramedy-musical set in the world of cutthroat high school extracurriculars airs on Fox, but not the part of the conglomerate that trades... More »

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