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Easter Eggs East Elmhurst NY

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

Pathmark
(212) 569-0600
410 W. 207Th St.
New York, NY
 
Pathmark
(718) 886-4488
31-06 Farrington St.
Whitestone, NY
 
Waldbaums
(718) 651-6013
75-55 31St Ave.
Jackson Heights, NY
 
Waldbaums
(718) 359-2394
133-11 20Th Ave.
College Point, NY
 
Target
(718) 760-5656
8801 Queens Blvd
Elmhurst, 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.

BJ's
(718) 359-9703
13705 20Th Ave.
College Point, NY
Services / Departments
Bakery, Beer & Wine, BJ's Optical Department(R), Delicatessen, Rotisserie Chicken, Verizon Wireless Kiosk
Store Hours
Mon. - Sat.: 9 A.M. - 10 P.M.Sun.: 9 A.M. - 8 P.M.

BJ's
(347) 625-2959
131-07 40Th Rd., Ste. A100
Flushing, NY
Services / Departments
Bakery, BJ's Optical Department(R), Verizon Wireless Kiosk
Store Hours
Mon. - Sat.: 9 A.M. - 10 P.M.Sun.: 9 A.M. - 8 P.M.

Target
(718) 661-4346
13505 20Th Ave
College Point, 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.

Waldbaums
(718) 767-8404
153-01 10Th Ave.
Whitestone, NY
 
Trader Joe'S
(718) 275-1791
9030 Metropolitan Ave
Rego Park, NY
Store Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 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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