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Easter Eggs Takoma Park MD

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

Shoppers Food Warehouse
(301) 891-2252
6881 New Hampshire Ave
Takoma Park, MD
 
Asian Village Seafood
(301) 422-2511
2101 University Blvd
Hyattsville, MD
 
Tiger Market Food Rite
(202) 526-6364
300 Riggs Rd
Washington, DC
 
Target
(301) 955-0005
3500 East West Hwy Ste 1200
Hyattsville, MD
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.

Giant
(301) 853-3700
3521 East-West Highway Station
Hyattsville, MD
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.-11:00 p.m.
Sun:6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Atlantic Supermarket
(301) 439-7005
7901 New Hampshire Ave
Langley Park, MD
 
Safeway
(202) 723-5644
6500 Piney Branch Rd Nw
Washington, DC
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster
Store Hours
5 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
202-722-4113
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Safeway
(301) 565-0686
909 Thayer Ave
Silver Spring, MD
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood
Store Hours
5 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
301-495-8820
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat 9:00AM-7:00PM;Sun 10:00AM-4:00PM

Shoppers Food Warehouse
(301) 779-8890
2441 Chillam Road
Hyattsville, MD
 
Avenue Supermarket
(202) 726-1330
5011 New Hampshire Ave Nw
Washington, DC
 

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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