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Easter Eggs Albany NY

Looking for Easter Eggs in Albany? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Albany that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find Easter Eggs in Albany.

Hannaford Supermarket & Pharmacy
(518) 438-7296
900 Central Avenue
Albany, NY
Store Hours
Monday 24 Hours 9am - 9pm
Tuesday 24 Hours 9am - 9pm
Wednesday 24 Hours 9am - 9pm
Thursday 24 Hours 9am - 9pm
Friday 24 Hours 9am - 9pm
Saturday 24 Hours 9am - 7pm
Sunday 24 Hours 9am - 6pm
Pharmacy #
(518) 438-2152

(518) 465-2603
40 Delaware Ave.
Albany, NY
(518) 456-0403
1706 Western Ave.
Guilderland, NY
Pharmacy #
(518) 456-0742

(518) 462-2070
444 Broadway
Menands, NY
(518) 456-9314
1892 Central Ave.
Albany, NY
Pharmacy #
(518) 456-9360

(518) 482-0280
911 Central Ave.
Albany, NY
(518) 438-6241
1060 Madison Ave.
Albany, NY
(518) 459-8720
475 Shaker Road
Albany, NY
(518) 438-0228
1440 Central Ave.
Albany, NY
Services / Departments
Bakery, Beer & Wine, BJ's Gas(R), BJ's Optical Department(R), BJ's Propane(TM), Liquor, Tire Center Operated by Monro(R), Tire Center, Verizon Wireless Kiosk
Store Hours
Mon. - Sat.: 9 A.M. - 9 P.M.Sun.: 9 A.M. - 7 P.M.

Walmart Supercenter
(518) 869-4694
141 Washington Ave Extension
Albany, NY
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(518) 869-4697
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Easter on the Net - Easter Eggs

Of all the symbols associated with Easter the egg, the symbol of fertility and new life, is the most identifiable. The customs and traditions of using eggs have been associated with Easter for centuries.

Originally Easter eggs were painted with bright colors to represent the sunlight of spring and were used in Easter-egg rolling contests or given as gifts. After they were colored and etched with various designs the eggs were exchanged by lovers and romantic admirers, much the same as valentines. In medieval time eggs were traditionally given at Easter to the servants. In Germany eggs were given to children along with other Easter gifts.

Different cultures have developed their own ways of decorating Easter eggs. Crimson eggs, to honor the blood of Christ, are exchanged in Greece. In parts of Germany and Austria green eggs are used on Maundy Thursday (Holy Thursday). Slavic peoples decorate their eggs in special patterns of gold and silver.

Austrian artists design patterns by fastening ferns and tiny plants around the eggs, which are then boiled. The plants are then removed revealing a striking white pattern. The Poles and Ukrainians decorate eggs with simple designs and colors. A number of eggs are made in the distinctive manner called pysanki (to design, to write).

Pysanki eggs are a masterpiece of skill and workmanship. Melted beeswax is applied to the fresh white egg. It is then dipped in successive baths of dye. After each dip wax is painted o...

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