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Easter Eggs Des Plaines IL

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

Target
(847) 795-1760
7000 Mannheim Rd
Rosemont, IL
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.

Sam'S Club
(847) 296-5050
101 W. Oakton St.
Des Plaines, IL
Pharmacy #
(847)803-0181

Walmart
(847) 590-0002
930 Mount Prospect Plz
Mt Prospect, IL
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(847) 590-0011
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Costco
(847) 972-3003
7311 North Melvina Ave
Niles, IL
 
Meijer
(847) 635-2200
9000 W. Golf Rd.
Niles, IL
Store Hours
Monday - Friday: 9am - 9pm
Saturday: 9am - 7pm
Sunday: 10am - 6pm

Safeway
(847) 299-5550
1555 Lee St
Des Plaines, IL
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,Sushi bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,Bank One Branch
Store Hours
Mon -Sat 6 :00 AM - 12 :00 AM;Sun 6 :00 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
(847) 699-8361
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-9:00PM;Sat-Sun 9:00AM-5:00PM

Costco
(847) 660-2000
999 N. Elmhurst Road
Mount Prospect, IL
 
Safeway
(847) 956-7730
1042 S. Elmhurst Rd
Mt Prospect, IL
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster
Store Hours
6:00 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
(847) 956-7736
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00AM-8:00PM;Sat-Sun 9:00AM-5:00PM

Target
(847) 588-2800
6150 W Touhy Ave
Niles, IL
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.

Cub Foods
(847) 647-7991
5740 W Touhy Ave
Niles, IL
 

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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