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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 18, 2013

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, 2013, SUNDAY, JANUARY 20, 2013 AND MONDAY, JANUARY 21, 2013

On Saturday, 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.

On Sunday morning, the President and the Vice President will participate in a wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. There will be travel pool coverage of the ceremony.

Later in the morning on Sunday, the President will take the oath of office at the official swearing-in ceremony in the Blue Room of the White House. The First Family will also attend. This ceremony will be pooled press.

In the evening on Sunday, 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.

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.

Saturday's In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: Regional Reporters

Radio: VOA

Sunday's In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: ABC

Print: Roll Call

Radio: ABC

Monday's In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: The Root

Radio: AP

Saturday, January 19, 2013

EST

10:00AM In-Town Pool Call Time

11:30AM THE FIRST FAMILY participates in a service project

Washington, DC Area

In-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Gather Time 10:45AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

Sunday, January 20, 2013

EST

7:45AM In-Town Pool Call Time

9:05AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT participate in a wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery

In-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Gather Time 8:20AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

11:55AM THE PRESIDENT takes the oath of office at the official swearing-in ceremony; THE FIRST FAMILY also attends

Blue Room

Pooled Press (Pre-Set 10:15AM - Gather Time 11:20AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

8:45PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT deliver remarks at an inaugural reception; THE FIRST LADY and DR. BIDEN also deliver remarks

The National Building Museum, Washington, DC

In-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Gather Time 7:20PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

**The In-Town Travel Pool Should Dress in Dark Attire for this Formal Event**

Monday, January 21, 2013

EST

7:15AM In-Town Pool Call Time

8:45AM THE FIRST FAMILY, THE VICE PRESIDENT and DR. BIDEN attend a church service at St. John's Episcopal Church

St. John's Episcopal Church, Washington, DC

Print Pool Only (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 8:00AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

10:35AM THE FIRST FAMILY departs the White House en route Capitol Hill

United States Capitol Building, Washington, DC

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media (In-Town Travel Pool Gather Time 10:00AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

11:20AM THE PRESIDENT is sworn in at the United States Capitol; THE FIRST FAMILY, THE VICE PRESIDENT and DR. BIDEN also attend

West Front of U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, DC

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

11:50AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks; THE FIRST FAMILY, THE VICE PRESIDENT and DR. BIDEN also attend

West Front of U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, DC

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

1:05PM THE PRESIDENT, THE VICE PRESIDENT, THE FIRST LADY and DR. BIDEN attend the inaugural luncheon

United States Capitol Building, Washington, DC

JCCIC/Senate Gallery Pre-Credentialed Pool

2:40PM THE PRESIDENT, THE VICE PRESIDENT, THE FIRST LADY and DR. BIDEN participate in the inaugural parade

Washington, DC

Pooled Press

3:45PM THE FIRST FAMILY, THE VICE PRESIDENT and DR. BIDEN watch the inaugural parade from the presidential reviewing standing

Presidential Reviewing Stand, Washington, DC

Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

7:00PM In-Town Pool Call Time

8:45PM THE PRESIDENT, THE VICE PRESIDENT, THE FIRST LADY and DR. BIDEN attend the Commander-in-Chief's Inaugural Ball

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC

In-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Gather Time 7:45PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

**The In-Town Travel Pool Should Dress in Dark Attire for this Formal Event**

9:10PM THE PRESIDENT, THE VICE PRESIDENT, THE FIRST LADY and DR. BIDEN attend the Inaugural Ball

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC

In-Town Travel Pool Coverage

**The In-Town Travel Pool Should Dress in Dark Attire for this Formal Event**

Schedule for the Week of January 21, 2013

On Tuesday, the President, the Vice President, the First Lady and Dr. Biden will attend the National Prayer Service at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC. Later on Tuesday, the President, the Vice President, the First Lady and Dr. Biden will attend the Staff Inaugural Ball at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

The President will spend the rest of the week in Washington, DC and attend meetings at the White House.

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