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Easter Eggs Arverne NY

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

(718) 474-6366
112-15 Beach Channel Dr.
Belle Harbor, NY
Trader Joe'S
(516) 569-7191
1280 West Broadway
Hewlett, NY
Store Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

(718) 942-2090
339 Gateway Dr.
Brooklyn, NY
Services / Departments
Bakery, Beer & Wine, BJ's Optical Department(R), Delicatessen, Rotisserie Chicken, Tire Center, Verizon Wireless Kiosk
Store Hours
Mon. - Sat.: 9 A.M. - 10 P.M.Sun.: 9 A.M. - 8 P.M.

(516) 887-0127
77 Green Acres Road
Valley Stream, 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 #
(516) 887-5128
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

(718) 525-0600
134-40 Springfield Blvd.
Springfield Gardens, NY
(516) 371-2017
605 Rockaway Turnpike
Lawrence, NY
(718) 235-6032
519 Gateway Dr
Brooklyn, NY
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

(718) 738-6875
156-01 Cross Bay Blvd
Howard Beach, NY
(718) 835-7900
92-10 Atlantic Ave.
Ozone Park, NY
(718) 531-9115
2149-2151 Ralph Ave
Brooklyn, NY

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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