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Coco Jones will be participating in the 2013 White House Easter Egg Roll

April 1, 2013

The 2013 Easter Egg Roll, which takes place on the South Lawn of the White House, is focused on promoting health and wellness with the theme, “Be Healthy, Be Active, Be You!”  The event will feature live music, sports courts, cooking stations, storytelling and, of course, Easter egg rolling.  The activities will encourage children to lead healthy, active lives in support of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! initiative.

“I am thrilled to be able to be a part of this year’s Easter Egg Roll at the White House,” said singer/songwriter Coco Jones. “It’s truly an honor to be selected as one of the performers for this longstanding White House Tradition.”

This will be the 135th annual White House Easter Egg Roll with more than 30,000 people visiting the South Lawn for games, stories, and, of course, the traditional egg roll.

Souvenir White House Easter eggs first became an annual keepsake in 1981, when President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan hosted a hunt for wooden eggs that bore the signatures of famous people.  The tradition continues this year with four colorful eggs and the official First Dog “Bo” egg.  These collector’s eggs are available to view or purchase at www.easter.nationalparks.orgWatch First Dog Bo search for this year’s eggs.

To learn more about the Easter Egg Roll visit  Tune in for live streams from the South Lawn all day on April 1, 2013 on  You can also join the conversation online using the hashtag #EasterEggRoll and get the latest updates by visiting Let’s Move! on Twitter and Facebook.