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Today's inauguration schedule

Today's inauguration schedule

The schedule for the second inauguration of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden:

The schedule for the second inauguration of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden (all times EST):

Today

8:45 a.m. — The Obamas and Bidens attend a church service at St. John's Episcopal Church.

11:20 a.m. — Ceremonial swearing-in at the Capitol.

11:50 a.m. — Obama gives the inaugural address.

The order of the program:

Musical selections: The U.S. Marine Band

Musical selections: P.S. 22, Staten Island in N.Y., and Lee University Festival Choir, Cleveland, Tenn.

Call to order and welcoming remarks: Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.

Invocation: Myrlie Evers-Williams

Musical selection: Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir

Oath of office administered to Vice President Biden: Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Musical selection: James Taylor

Oath of office administered to President Obama: Chief Justice John Roberts

Inaugural address: President Obama

Musical selection: Kelly Clarkson

Poem: Richard Blanco

Benediction: the Rev. Luis Leon of St. John's Church, Washington

The National Anthem: Beyoncé

1:05 p.m. — Obama, Biden and their wives attend the inaugural luncheon.

2:40 p.m. — Inaugural parade begins. The Obamas and Bidens participate in a parade featuring floats and vehicles representing about 60 groups. Viewing stands and bleachers are lined along Pennsylvania Avenue.

6 p.m. — The Commander in Chief's Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center. The gala honors service members and their families.

6:30 p.m. — The Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center.

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Tuesday

10:30 a.m. — National Prayer Service at Washington National Cathedral. The Obamas and Biden attend.

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