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Easter Eggs La Grande OR

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

Walmart Supercenter
(541) 963-6783
11619 Island Avenue
Island City, OR
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(541) 963-5460
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Sunday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Grocery Outlet
(541) 963-6666
11301 Island Ave
La Grande, OR

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Shop N Kart
(541) 963-8399
11623 Island Ave
La Grande, OR

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Union Market
(541) 562-5424
132 N Main St
Union, OR

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Target
(503) 610-6000
21365 Sw Baler Way
Sherwood, OR
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.

Safeway
(541) 663-2700
2111 Adams Ave.
La Grande, OR
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks, DVDPlay Kiosk
Store Hours
5:00 AM-1:00 AM
Pharmacy #
541-663-2708
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-6:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Jay Dee's Market
(541) 963-3886
1323 Y Ave
La Grande, OR

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Imbler Market
(541) 534-2211
350 Ruckman Ave
Imbler, OR

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Costco
(541) 383-2299
2500 Northeast Highway 20
Bend, OR
 
Costco
(503) 644-7615
15901 Sw Jenkins
Aloha, OR
 
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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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