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Easter Eggs Capitol Heights MD

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

Shoppers Food Warehouse
(301) 420-4366
5820 Silver Hill Road
Forestville, MD
 
Target
(301) 778-1651
3101 Donnell Dr
District Heights, 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.

Giant
(301) 817-3180
5500 Silver Hill Road District
Heights, 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.-10:00 p.m.

Safeway
(301) 350-0220
6300 Central Ave
Seat Pleasant, MD
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster
Store Hours
5 AM - 11 PM
Pharmacy #
301-350-7556
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Benning Supermarket
(202) 583-6134
4801 Benning Rd Se
Washington, DC
 
Shoppers Food Warehouse
(301) 420-1610
4801 Marlboro Pike
Coral Hills, MD
 
Safeway
(301) 568-0330
5800 Silver Hill Rd.
District Heights, MD
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,Coinmaster
Store Hours
5 AM - 11 PM
Pharmacy #
301-568-9422
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

People'S Food Rite
(301) 925-4141
401 Eastern Ave
Capitol Heights, MD
 
Safeway
(202) 397-2802
322 40Th St. Ne
Washington, DC
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,produce,seafood, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster
Store Hours
5 AM - 11 PM

Shoppers Food Warehouse
(301) 808-0129
806 Largo Center Drive
Landover, 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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