POTUS's Halloween Schedule for October 31, 2011
October 31st, 2011
08:12 AM ET

POTUS's Halloween Schedule for October 31, 2011

Over the weekend, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama and First Mother-in-Law Marian Robinson braved the rain to hand out candy and dried fruit to local school children. But today, he'll keep his attention on official business at the White House with a meeting with former  British Prime Minister Tony Blair and other regular briefings. This afternoon, he focuses on his "We Can't Wait" campaign by signing another executive order in the Oval Office.

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Topics: Daily Schedule • Halloween • The Vault
Kids brave soggy weather for White House tricks and treats
President Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and her mother, Marian Robinson, handed out treats to Washington-area kids Saturday (AFP/Getty Photo)
October 29th, 2011
07:31 PM ET

Kids brave soggy weather for White House tricks and treats

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Some children in Washington braved cold and soggy weather Saturday for an early Halloween treat - a brief visit to the White House.

President Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and the first lady's mother, Marian Robinson, emerged from the North Portico of the White House Saturday afternoon to hand out goodie bags to the children.

"Let's give out some candy," President Obama said as he walked outside. "I know it's cold here, you guys doing alright? It's not ideal out here."
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Obamas host Halloween at the White House
October 31st, 2010
11:14 PM ET

Obamas host Halloween at the White House

Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama welcomed area students and children of military families Sunday to celebrate Halloween at the White House.  Joined by his wife, Michelle, the president handed out treats to the gaggles of costumed children gathered on the lawn. Neither the president nor his wife dressed up.

The trick-or-treaters - ranging in age from 6 to 14 - were from schools in the Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia areas, the White House said.

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