Obamas Host Their First White House Egg Roll
April 13, 2009 - 5:20 AM<br />
This rite of spring, which dates back to 1878, is named for races that challenge children to push eggs across the grass using oversized spoons.
The first egg roll since President Barack Obama took office in January also includes cooking classes, musical performances and storytelling. The talent lineup includes singers Fergie and Ziggy Marley.
This year's theme, "Let's go play," is meant to encourage young people to lead healthy, active lives.
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