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Easter Eggs Rockaway Park NY

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

Waldbaums
(718) 474-6366
112-15 Beach Channel Dr.
Belle Harbor, NY
 
Waldbaums
(718) 531-9115
2149-2151 Ralph Ave
Brooklyn, NY
 
Waldbaums
(718) 738-6875
156-01 Cross Bay Blvd
Howard Beach, NY
 
Foodbasics
(718) 891-0152
2185 Coyle St
Brooklyn, NY
 
Target
(718) 235-6032
519 Gateway Dr
Brooklyn, NY
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.

Pathmark
(718) 934-6614
3785 Nostrand Ave.
Brooklyn, NY
 
Super Stop & Shop
(718) 648-0202
1710 Avenue Y
Brooklyn, 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:6:00 a.m.-Midnight

BJ's
(718) 942-2090
339 Gateway Dr.
Brooklyn, NY
Services / Departments
Bakery, Beer & Wine, BJ's Optical Department(R), Delicatessen, Rotisserie Chicken, Tire Center, Verizon Wireless Kiosk
Store Hours
Mon. - Sat.: 9 A.M. - 10 P.M.Sun.: 9 A.M. - 8 P.M.

Waldbaums
(718) 743-5291
3100 Ocean Ave
Brooklyn, NY
 
Pathmark
(718) 835-7900
92-10 Atlantic Ave.
Ozone Park, NY
 

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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