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Saturday, January 19th, 2013

The First Family will join in the National Day of Service as part of the 57th Presidential Inauguration by participating in a community service project in the Washington, DC area. There will be travel pool coverage of the community service project.

Washington Convention Center * Washington, D.C. * 6:00 PM: First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden will honor military families at the "Kids' Inaugural: Our Children. Our Future" concert. Invited guests include families of active duty, reserve and retired service members. The concert will feature performances by top American artists. The event is invitation-only and a ticket is required, but the entire concert will be streamed online at www.2013pic.org/live on Saturday evening. This event is open press but media credentialing has closed.

Sunday, January 20th, 2013

The First Family will join the President as he will take the oath of office at the official swearing-in ceremony in the Blue Room of the White House. This ceremony will be pooled press.

In the evening, the President and the Vice President will deliver remarks at an inaugural reception. The First Lady and Dr. Biden will also deliver remarks. There will be travel pool coverage.

Monday, January 21st, 2013

On Monday morning, the First Family, the Vice President and Dr. Biden will attend a church service at St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington, DC. There will be print pool coverage of the service.

Later in the morning, the First Family will depart to the United States Capitol where the President will be sworn in. The President will then deliver remarks. The Vice President, the First Lady and Dr. Biden will also attend. This ceremony is open to pre-credentialed media.

Afterwards, the President, the Vice President, the First Lady and Dr. Biden will attend an inaugural luncheon at the United States Capitol Building. The inaugural luncheon will have JCCIC/Senate Gallery pre-credentialed pool coverage.

Later in the day, the President, the Vice President, the First Lady and Dr. Biden will participate in the inaugural parade. The inaugural parade is open to pre-credentialed media.

Later, the First Family, the Vice President and Dr. Biden will watch the inaugural parade from the presidential reviewing stand. The procession to the presidential reviewing stand is open to pre-credentialed media.

In the evening, the President, the Vice President, the First Lady and Dr. Biden will attend the Commander-in-Chief's Inaugural Ball and the Inaugural Ball at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. There will be in-town travel pool coverage for all these inaugural balls.

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