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Easter Eggs Poughkeepsie NY

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

Super Stop & Shop
(845) 483-9000
2540 South Road
Poughkeepsie, NY
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:7:00 a.m.-Midnight

Pricechopper
(845) 452-1005
2585 South Road
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
A&P
(845) 635-1053
U.S. 44 & North Ave
Pleasant Valley, NY
 
Super Stop & Shop
(845) 229-9615
Route 9 & St. Andrew Road
Hyde Park, NY
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:7:00 a.m.-Midnight

BJ's
(845) 297-7800
1357 Route 9
Wappingers Falls, NY
Services / Departments
Bakery, Beer & Wine, BJ's Optical Department(R), Delicatessen, Rotisserie Chicken, Tire Center Operated by Monro(R), Tire Center, Verizon Wireless Kiosk
Store Hours
Mon. - Sat.: 9 A.M. - 9 P.M.Sun.: 9 A.M. - 7 P.M.

Target
(845) 297-0938
2001 South Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY
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.

Super Stop & Shop
(845) 471-2313
59 Burnett Boulevard
Poughkeepsie, NY
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:7:00 a.m.-Midnight

Hannaford Supermarket & Pharmacy
(845) 691-9150
3650 Route 9W
Highland, NY
Store Hours
Monday 24 Hours 8am - 8pm
Tuesday 24 Hours 8am - 8pm
Wednesday 24 Hours 8am - 8pm
Thursday 24 Hours 8am - 8pm
Friday 24 Hours 8am - 8pm
Saturday 24 Hours 9am - 7pm
Sunday 24 Hours 9am - 6pm
Pharmacy #
(845) 691-9155

Hannaford Supermarket & Pharmacy
(845) 297-8254
1490 Route 9
Wappingers Falls, NY
Store Hours
Monday 24 Hours 9am - 9pm
Tuesday 24 Hours 9am - 9pm
Wednesday 24 Hours 9am - 9pm
Thursday 24 Hours 9am - 9pm
Friday 24 Hours 9am - 9pm
Saturday 24 Hours 9am - 7pm
Sunday 24 Hours 9am - 6pm
Pharmacy #
(845) 297-8352

Super Stop & Shop
(845) 298-7200
1357 Us Highway 9
Wappingers Falls, NY
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:7:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

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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