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Easter Eggs Beltsville MD

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

Costco
(301) 902-2643
10925 Baltimore Avenue (Route 1)
Beltsville, MD
 
Shoppers Food Warehouse
(301) 699-1782
3831 Bladensburg Road
Colmar Manor, MD
 
Safeway
(301) 345-0150
7595 Greenbelt Rd
Greenbelt, MD
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,starbucks, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,wi-fi
Store Hours
5 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
301-220-1217
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-10:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-6:00PM

Target
(301) 837-0054
6100 Greenbelt Rd
Greenbelt, MD
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Superfresh
(301) 572-2085
12028 Cherry Hill Rd
White Oak, MD
 
Giant
(301) 572-4657
11701 Dr. Calverton
Beltsville, MD
Store Hours
Mon:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Tue:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Wed:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Thu:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Fri:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Sat:6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
Sun:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Bottom Dollar Food
(240) 456-0574
12675 Laurel Bowie Rd
Laurel, MD
Store Hours
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM, 7 days a week

Shoppers Food Warehouse
(301) 345-5996
4720 Cherry Hill Road
College Park, MD
 
Giant
(301) 982-5482
6000 Rd. Beltway Plaza
Greenbelt, MD
Store Hours
Mon:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Tue:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Wed:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Thu:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Fri:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Sat:6:00 a.m.-Midnight Sun:6:00 a.m.-Midnight

Asian Village Seafood
(301) 422-2511
2101 University Blvd
Hyattsville, MD
 

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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