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Easter Eggs Kensington MD

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

Shoppers Food Warehouse
(301) 881-0170
9114 Nicholson Lane
Kensington, MD
 
Target
(301) 946-8006
11160 Veirs Mill Rd
Wheaton, MD
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.

Giant
(301) 692-4180
2900 University Boulevard West Westfield Shoppingtown
Wheaton, 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.

Whole Foods Market
(301) 608-9373
833 Wayne Ave
Silver Spring, MD
 
Sniders Super Market
(301) 589-3240
1936 Seminary Place
Silver Springs, MD
 
Safeway
(301) 945-4273
10541 Connecticut Ave.
Kensington, MD
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood
Store Hours
5 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
301-933-3830
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Shoppers Food Warehouse
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2201 Randolph Road
Wheaton, MD
 
Safeway
(301) 565-0686
909 Thayer Ave
Silver Spring, MD
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood
Store Hours
5 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
301-495-8820
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Giant
(301) 585-1670
1280 East West Hwy. Blair Park Silver
Spring, 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.-11:00 p.m.
Sun:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Trader Joe'S
(301) 468-6656
12268-H Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD
Store Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 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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