The first family walked over to a wedding in their hometown neighborhood tonight.
, his wife Michelle and daughters Malia, 13, and Sasha, 11, are here for their first trip to the city as a foursome in two years.
While the White House never confirmed why the Obamas were visiting their hometown, it was widely expected they were here to attend the wedding of the daughter of their friend and adviser
Laura Jarrett is marrying fellow Harvard Law grad Tony Balkissoon.
About 6 p.m. the Obamas made the one-block north from their house to the Jarrett home for the wedding. They returned home after midnight.
The president was wearing a tan suit, while the first lady was wearing a sleeveless shimmering green top with a white or cream pleated skirt.
Sasha wore a green dress and Malia a yellow dress.
Guests spotted from afar by the media pool included Attorney General
The media pool was kept nearly a block away and only had a glimpse of the first family.
As the president and his family were getting ready today, a
While a North American Aerospace Defense Command spokesman would not confirm directly that the temporary restriction was related to the president's family being in residence at their
The fighter responded to a temporary flight restriction violation by a small, single-engine aircraft, and escorted it out of the restricted area without further incident, he said.
The small plane was not forced to land and he didn't know where it was headed.
A second similar incident happened about 4:30 p.m. when an F-15 escorted a Cessna 172 small plane out of the restricted airspace without problems.
That pilot was instructed to contact the
The NORAD spokesman declined to provide any other information, saying any details would have to come from the
A representative for the Federal Aviation Administration was not immediately available.
Traffic restrictions are expected around the president's home in Kenwood, as well as temporary closures wherever the presidential motorcade travels.