RG3 to attend White House Easter Egg Roll

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- The White House announced the program, activities and talent line-up for the 2014 Easter Egg Roll, which includes Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III.

The Easter Egg Roll, which will take place on Monday, April 21 on the South Lawn of the White House, is in its 136th year.

The event will feature live music, sports courts, cooking stations, storytelling and, of course, Easter egg rolling.

Talent Line-up

This year's special guest is 12-year-old singing sensation, Cam Anthony. Anthony will sing the National Anthem as well as perform on the Rock 'n' Egg Roll Stage.

DJ Beauty & the Beatz, Ariana Grande, Candice Glover, R5 featuring Ross Lynch, DJ Young1, and Sesame Street's Mando, Rosita, Abby Cadabby, and Cookie Monster, will perform on the Rock 'n' Egg Roll Stage. The Official Emcee of the 2014 White House Easter Egg Roll is Tommy McFly, who will introduce acts on the Ellipse music stage. The United States Marine Corps Band will perform American classics.

Readers on the Storytime Stage will be Jim Carrey, Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri, former NFL player and NASA astronaut Leland Melvin, DJ Lance Rock, Debby Ryan from the Disney Channel's JESSIE and Sesame Street's Mando, Rosita, Abby Cadabby, and Cookie Monster.

Chefs Maneet Chauhan, Alexandra Guarnaschelli, Sam Kass, Marc Murphy, Charles Phan, Super Sprowtz, and the Disney Channel cast of JESSIE will prepare healthy eating demonstrations in the Play with your Food station.

In the Eggtivity Zone, Dr. Jayne Greenberg, Cornell McClellan, Donna Richardson Joyner, Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, Michelle Kwan, Anthony Robles, and Shellie Pfohl will represent the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition as players and coaches from professional sports teams teach kids how to play sports and show kids easy, fun ways to stay active and fit.

Athletes participating in the Eggtivity Zone include:

  • Katrina Adams (US Tennis Association)
  • Dwayne Allen (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Davy Arnuad (D.C. United)
  • Brian Baker (US Tennis Association)
  • Kelly Berger (US Lacrosse)
  • Bonnie Bernstein (Sports Journalist)
  • Bobby Boswell (D.C. United)
  • Stephen Bowen (Washington Redskins)
  • Michael Carter-Williams (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • Julie Chu (US Olympic Ice Hockey)
  • Kirk Cousins (Washington Redskins)
  • Monique Currie (Washington Mystics)
  • Martin Conlon (NBA)
  • Adrian Dantley (NBA)
  • Derrick Dockery (NFL)
  • Fabian Espondola (D.C. United)
  • Dwight Freeney (San Diego Chargers)
  • Maria Cruz Garcia (US Olympic Fencer)
  • Pierre Garçon (Washington Redskins)
  • Gio Gonzales (Washington Nationals)
  • Robert Griffin III (Washington Redskins)
  • Richard Hamilton (NBA)
  • Allyson Hamlin (D.C. United)
  • Jamie Hampton (US Tennis Association)
  • Tony Hawk (Professional Skateboarder)
  • Daryl Homer (US Olympic Fencer)
  • Ryan Kerrigan (Washington Redskins)
  • Bradley Klahn (US Tennis Association)
  • Matt Lawrence (NFL)
  • Ivory Latta (Washington Mystics)
  • Nancy Lieberman (WNBA)
  • Nastia Liukin (US Olympic Gymnast)
  • Felipe (Luis) López (NBA)
  • Le'Ron McClain (NFL)
  • Grace Min (US Tennis Association)
  • Tim Morehouse (US Olympic Fencer)
  • Dikembe Mutombo (NBA)
  • Lewis Neal (D.C. United)
  • Bill Olsen (D.C. United)
  • Mzingha Elaine Prescod (US Olympic Fencer)
  • Melanie Oudin (US Tennis Assocation)
  • Jeff Parke (D.C. United)
  • Sam Querrey (US Tennis Association)
  • Paul Rabil (Lacrosse)
  • Sanya Richards-Ross (US Olympic Track and Field)
  • Ruth Riley (WNBA)
  • Sysannah Scalon (US Olympic Fencer)
  • Adrian Smith (NFL)
  • Briana Scurry (US Soccer)
  • Eric Thibault (Washington Mystics)
  • Etan Thomas (NBA)
  • Charles Tillman (Chicago Bears)
  • Ashley Wagner (US Olympic Figure Skater)
  • Lardarius Webb (Baltimore Ravens)
  • Buck Williams (NBA)
  • Donna Wilkinson (D.C. Divas)
  • USA Field Hockey

Full List of Events:

  • Egg Roll Classics An Egg Hunt & the traditional Egg Roll
  • Rock 'n' Egg Roll Stage Live musical performances for all ages
  • Storytime Stage Listen as celebritiesbring books to life
  • Hop To It! An instructional dance party on the South Lawn! Get up to dance and more
  • Eggtivity Zone Obstacle Course An ultimate all-in-one obstacle course! Climb, jump, and run your way through a variety of sports drills
  • Basketball and Tennis Get hands-on training from basketball and tennis pros on the President's court
  • Yoga Garden Come enjoy a session of yoga from professional instructors
  • Eggspress Yourself Hatch your inner artist with arts and crafts fun! Egg dying, egg decorating, and more
  • Play with your Food An entertaining activity center filled with opportunities to learn about healthy eating
  • Eggsperiment Zone Interactive, educational activities designed to spark scientific curiosity and creativity

Learn more at www.WhiteHouse.gov/EasterEggRoll.


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