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Easter Eggs Westmont IL

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

Whole Foods Market
(630) 986-8500
500 E. Ogden Ave.
Hinsdale, IL
 
Trader Joe'S
(630) 241-1662
122 Ogden Ave.
Downers Grove, IL
Store Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Safeway
(708) 246-6210
14 Garden Market St
Western Springs, IL
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,Bank One Branch
Store Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Pharmacy #
(708) 784-0367
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat-Sun 9:00AM-5:00PM

Safeway
(630) 654-2077
6300 S. Robert Kingery Hwy
Willowbrook, IL
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,Chase Bank
Store Hours
Mon-Sat 6:00AM-1:00AM;Sun 6:00AM-Midnight
Pharmacy #
(630) 654-2708
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat-Sun 9:00AM-5:00PM

Walmart
(630) 434-0490
2189 75Th Street
Darien, IL
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 #
(630) 434-0495
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Costco
(630) 928-0235
1901 West 22Nd Street
Oak Brook, IL
 
Safeway
(630) 512-0218
42 E. Ogden Ave
Downers Grove, IL
Services / Departments
Bakery,Deli,floral,meat,pharmacy,produce,seafood,starbucks,Sushi bar,Olive bar, DVDPlay Kiosk,Coinmaster,wi-fi,Chase Bank
Store Hours
6:00 AM - Midnight
Pharmacy #
(630) 512-0487
Pharmacy Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00AM-9:00PM;Sat-Sun 9:00AM-5:00PM

Whole Foods Market
(630) 655-5000
201 63Rd St
Willowbrook, IL
 
Target
(630) 321-2080
7601 Kingery Hwy
Willowbrook, 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.

Cub Foods
(630) 852-2700
1212 75Th St
Downers Grove, IL
 

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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