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Easter Eggs West Hartford CT

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

Aldi
511 New Park Avenue
West Hartford, CT
Store Hours
Monday-Friday 9am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 8pm
Sunday 10am - 6pm

Trader Joe'S
(860) 561-4771
1489 New Britain Ave.
West Hartford, CT
Store Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Whole Foods Market
(860) 523-8500
50 Raymond Rd
West Hartford, CT
 
Super Stop & Shop
(860) 232-8777
150 New Park Avenue
Hartford, CT
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

Aldi
2640 Berlin Pike
Newington, CT
Store Hours
Monday-Friday 9am - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 8pm
Sunday 10am - 6pm

BJ's
(860) 232-9200
507 New Park Ave.
West Hartford, CT
Services / Departments
Bakery, BJ's Gas(R), Delicatessen, Rotisserie Chicken, Tire Center, Verizon Wireless Kiosk
Store Hours
Mon. - Sat.: 9 A.M. - 9 P.M.Sun.: 9 A.M. - 6 P.M.

Stop & Shop
(860) 521-5010
1235 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT
Store Hours
Mon:8:00 a.m.-Midnight Tue:8:00 a.m.-Midnight Wed:8:00 a.m.-Midnight Thu:8:00 a.m.-Midnight Fri:8:00 a.m.-Midnight Sat:8:00 a.m.-Midnight Sun:8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Walmart
(860) 953-0040
495 Flatbush Ave
Hartford, CT
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 #
(860) 953-0725
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Waldbaums
(860) 236-1505
772 N Main St
West Hartford, CT
 
Sam'S Club
(860) 667-8809
3465 Berlin Tpke
Newington, CT
Pharmacy #
(860)665-7813

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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