Saturday, March 23, 2013
Mandatory budget cuts could cancel the century-old tradition.
The 135th annual White House Easter Egg Roll, scheduled for April 1, could be a victim of the budget cuts forces by sequestration, The Washington Post reported. The report cited a memo issued by the White House to confirmed event ticket holders that stated: “Finally, by using these tickets, guests are acknowledging that this event is subject to cancellation due to funding uncertainty surrounding the Executive Office of the President and other federal agencies. If cancelled, the event will not be re-scheduled. e will notify you if there are any modifications to this event.” The article also quotes an email from a White House staffer stating, “we are currently proceeding as planned with the Easter Egg Roll,” but adding that ticket holders …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Lots of Easter-related events for the little ones as well as some discounted children's clothing.
Each week, Patch puts together a list of local activities and events going on in your area this weekend. Check back weekly and tell us in the comments if you know of any additional activities coming up. To submit an event in the Patch events calendar, click on “Events” at the top of the page and then click on the green "Add an event" button on the right side of the page. Rainbow Kidz City's Community Indoor Yard Sale Professional Family Photos with the Easter Bunny at The Mall at Prince Georges University Park Children's Clothing Co-op Sale Spring Egg Hunt Spring Equinox Friday with Peggy Brennan Brunch with the Bunny Tailcoat Workshop Check back next week for more upcoming weekend events.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The lottery for the 135th White House Easter Egg Roll opens Feb. 21.
The ticket raffle for the wildly popular White House Easter Egg Roll starts Feb. 21. An online lottery system will distribute thousands of tickets for the 2013 White House Easter Egg Roll. The event is open to children ages 13 and younger and their families. This year’s White House Easter Egg Roll will take place on April 1 on the South Lawn of the White House. The lottery is open at 10 a.m. on Feb. 21. Signing up for the 2013 White House Easter Egg Roll lottery is free. The deadline for lottery entries is at 10 a.m. on Feb. 25. Lottery results will be available on March 1. You will need to create a free account at recreation.gov to be able to enter the lottery when it opens. More information about the event is available at www.whitehouse.…