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Easter Eggs Reading PA

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

Walmart
(610) 376-5848
1135 Berkshire Blvd
Wyomissing, PA
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 #
(610) 376-5911
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Redner'S Market
(610) 372-2609
1149 Berkshire Blvd
Wyomissing, PA
 
Redner'S Quick Shoppe
(610) 916-4009
8380 Allentown Pike
Reading, PA
 
Redner'S Quick Shoppe
(610) 678-3261
2320 Penn Ave
West Lawn, PA
 
Walmart
(610) 582-0505
5900 Perkiomen Ave
Reading, PA
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 #
(610) 582-7288
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

BJ's
(610) 939-9300
550 Madison Ave.
Reading, PA
Services / Departments
Bakery, BJ's Gas(R), BJ's Optical Department(R), Tire Center, Verizon Wireless Kiosk
Store Hours
Mon. - Sat.: 9 A.M. - 9 P.M.Sun.: 9 A.M. - 7 P.M.

Redner'S Market
(
3215 N Fifth St
Reading, PA
 
Redner'S Market
(610) 775-3155
1970 New Holland Road
Kenhorst, PA
 
Target
(484) 651-1920
4599 Perkiomen Ave
Reading, PA
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.

Redner'S Market
(610) 779-3686
800 Carsonia Ave
Pennside, PA
 

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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