April 6th, 2012
06:10 PM ET
The White House has announced the line-up of talent for Monday's White House Easter Egg Roll and it includes several tween stars. Actress and singer Rachel Crow is scheduled to sing the national anthem to kick the festivities off. And teen stars Janelle Monae, Cody Simpson, Rachel Crow, Zendaya, China Ann McClain and the McClain Sisters will also be performing on stage on the South Lawn.
Among the other activities planned are a tennis clinic with former teenage tennis stars Michael Chang and Chris Evert and the "Eggtivity Zone" which will feature professional athletes such as Dedreck Etan Thom and Nick Young of the NBA and the NFL's Brian Orakpo, Lorenzo Alexander, and Antwaan Randle El.
The star of NBC's "Biggest Loser", trainer Bob Harper, will also be part of the activities which are a part of First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" initiative.
Several stars like ABC's Robin Roberts, actress Julianne Moore, and actor Forest Whitaker will be reading stories to children. And White House chefs will be joined by Top Chefs Richard Blais and Paul Qui and others where they will do healthy food demonstrations.
The White House has distributed 35,000 tickets for the event that will last from 7:30a to 6:20p.
April 6th, 2012
09:22 AM ET
President Obama continues his effort to appeal to women voters Friday, scheduled to speak at a women's forum hosted by the White House in the morning. The speech is the latest effort by the president and his aides to capitalize on what they believe is a significant shift of women voters into their column in the wake of several GOP statements regarding contraception and the health care law.
In the evening, the president will host a Passover Seder at the White House.
Full schedule after the jump: