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White House Easter Egg Roll April 5, 2010. Online lottery for tickets

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The 2010 White House Easter Egg Roll is April 5. Click here for the link to general information about the Easter Egg Roll. Click here for the link to the lottery page.

There is a deadline for applying for tickets:
Entries for the 2010 White House Easter Egg Roll Online Lottery will be accepted from Thursday, February 25 at 12:01AM (EST) through Sunday, February 28 at 11:59PM (EST)

Below, release from the White House.....

White House Announces 2010 White House Easter Egg Roll Date and Theme

The President and First Lady announced today that this year's White House Easter Egg Roll will be held on Monday, April 5, 2010 with the theme of "Ready, Set, Go!" promoting health and wellness. The event will feature live music, sports courts, cooking stations, storytelling and, of course, Easter egg rolling. All of the activities will encourage children to lead healthy and active lives and follow the First Lady's 'Let's Move!' initiative, a national campaign to combat childhood obesity. The White House will open its South Lawn for children aged 12 years and younger and their families.

White House Easter Egg Roll tickets will be distributed through an online lottery system, allowing guests from across the United States to participate in a tradition that dates back to 1878. The lottery will open for entries on February 25th and close on February 28th. Full ticketing details can be found at,

For the most up-to-date information on the Easter Egg Roll and other public events at the White House, please visit or call the Visitors Office 24-hour information line at (202) 456-7041. Media details will be released in the coming weeks.


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Hi everybody, Happy Easter 2010!!

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