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Easter Eggs Overland Park KS

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

Walmart
(913) 338-2202
11701 Metcalf
Overland Park, KS
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(913) 338-1849
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
(913) 217-2053
12221 Blue Valley Parkway
Overland Park, KS
 
Supertarget
(913) 327-7770
12200 Blue Valley Pkwy
Overland Park, KS
 
Hy-Vee
(913) 345-9477
12200 State Line Road
Leawood, KS
Store Hours
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Hy-Vee
(913) 438-8308
13400 W 87Th St
Lenexa, KS
Store Hours
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Closing Dec. 24 at 6 p.m. Closed Dec. 25. Reopening Dec. 26 at 6 a.m. ,Your Lenexa Hy-Vee will be open New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

Whole Foods Market
(913) 663-2951
6621 W. 119Th St.
Overland Park, KS
 
Whole Foods Market
(913) 652-9633
7401 West 91St St
Overland Park, KS
 
Aldi
8333 West 95Th Street
Overland Park, KS
Store Hours
Monday-Friday 9am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 8pm
Sunday 10am - 7pm

Sam'S Club
(913) 402-1405
8300 West 135Th Street
Overland Park, KS
Pharmacy #
(913)402-4352

Sam'S Club
(913) 894-0084
12200 W. 95Th St.
Lenexa, KS
Pharmacy #
(913)894-2093

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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