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Easter Eggs Rockford IL

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

Grays Iga
(815) 397-4225
1630 North Alpine
Rockford, IL
 
Walmart Supercenter
(815) 399-7143
7219 Walton St
Rockford, IL
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(815) 399-7195
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Walmart Supercenter
(815) 636-0101
3849 Northridge Drive
Rockford, IL
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(815) 636-0333
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Cub Foods
(815) 877-1560
6550 No Apline Dr
Loves Park, IL
 
Grays Foods
(815) 965-0450
1414 So Main St
Rockford, IL
 
Sam'S Club
(815) 394-1212
7151 Walton St.
Rockford, IL
Pharmacy #
(815)397-4291

Grays Iga
(815) 962-7380
3214 Auburn St
Rockford, IL
 
Grays Iga
(815) 282-6150
6315 North Second St
Loves Park, IL
 
Walmart Supercenter
(815) 962-4071
3902 West Riverside Blvd
Rockford, IL
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(815) 962-4763
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Target
(815) 639-3300
9833 N Alpine Rd
Machesney Park, IL
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.

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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