Astoria, Easter Mar 26, 2018 Easter 2018 In Astoria Hunt for eggs, have brunch, and eat flaounas in Astoria! Share this Scoop by Meg Cotner total shares! Twitter Facebook Email Print Hunt for eggs, have brunch, and eat flaounas in Astoria! by Meg Cotner Share this Scoop total shares! Twitter Facebook Email Print Related scoops Greek Orthodox Good Friday Pascha Street Procession – (...) We love this colorful photo of decorative eggs so much, we use it around this time every year. Easter is soon! Yesterday was Palm Sunday in the Western church and Holy Week continues through this coming Sunday, April 1—Easter Sunday. Orthodox Easter Sunday is Sunday, April 8 and if you are curious and respectful, you can watch the procession put together by three local Greek Orthodox Churches on Friday night, April 6. Head to 23rd Ave near 31st Street in the Ditmars section for that. But until then, here are places to enjoy some Easter fun in the next week or so. Easter Egg Hunts Hunt the Egg Saturday, March 31, 2018 noon-1pm Since 2012 Connection Church has hosted thousands at their annual Easter Egg Hunt. This year they’re back at 2 locations—Astoria Park and Woodside Houses. There will be age specific egg hunts, a coffee bar, Easter Bunny pics, and more. More information. Brooklyn Boulders Easter Egg Hunt — Queensbridge Saturday, March 31 10am-3pm Age: 4-12, Adult supervision required. Price: $20 per child Join the vertical Easter Egg hunt to search high, low, up, down and around walls throughout Brooklyn Boulders’ 25,000-square-foot facility! Hundreds of Eggs. Raffles. Prizes. Free stuff, including a tote bag. There will be two waves of egg hunts: 10am-noon and 1pm to 3pm. RSVP ahead of time. There is limited space. More information. Greek/Orthodox Easter Akrotiri 29-20 30th Ave, Astoria Before walking into the restaurant, diners will be greeted by lambs cooking on spits, aka Arni Stin Souvla in Greek. Start off with Magiritsa soup and Kokoretsi. Watch your lamb get sliced off the spit by Chef Nicholas Poulmentis. Kick back and enjoy the feast with a glass of wine from their list that features many of Greece’s rare regional grape varieties. More information. Christos Steak House 41-08 23rd Avenue, Astoria Head to the backyard area and you will find Chef Mina Newman cooking up a spit-roasted lamb on the outdoor charcoal grill. Soak up the sun and enjoy Chef Mina’s take on the classic Greek Easter dishes, Margaritsa soup, Prasini salad, and Kokoretsi. More information. Zenon Taverna 34-10 31st Avenue, Astoria Place your orders for Easter Flaounas before April 3! Call 718-956-0133. All throughout Eastern Orthodox Lent, we offer a variety of traditional Greek-Cypriot fasting dishes (many of which are vegetarian or vegan). From Vegetarian Meze, Vegetarian Keftedes, Vegetarian Koupepia, to our beans-greens dishes and soups, there are many vegan and vegetarian options on our menu. Easter Brunch Koliba 31-11 23rd Avenue, Astoria For this special Sunday we are preparing a Easter Sunday menu, please call for more information or reservation, we will be honored to serve you. More information. MP Taverna 31-29 Ditmars Blvd Book a table with MP and leave the cooking to us! (718) 777-2187 for reservations for brunch and dinner. More information. Passage Irish Bar and Kitchen 40-11 30th Ave, Astoria This year’s Easter Sunday menu is ready to roll! We will be serving a light Brunch menu until 2pm followed by two Dinner Seatings at 3 pm and 6pm. Please make sure to get your reservations in early to guarantee your place. Thanks and see you at Passage! More information. Via Trenta 36-19 30th Avenue Astoria Easter Sunday Menu, noon to 10pm on Sunday, April 1, 2018. More information. Via Vai 31-09 23rd Avenue, Astoria Celebrate Easter at VIA VAI. We will be offering menu items (except pizza) plus seasonal and holiday specials. Buona Pasqua! More information. Victory Garden Cafe 21-69 Steinway Street, Astoria Join us this Easter for an amazing dining experience in our Garden, (available all year round). Great Brunch Special, Lunch & Dinner. More information. Twitter Facebook Email Print Brunchegg huntsflaounasorthodox easter About Meg Cotner Meg Cotner was trained as a harpsichordist and now works as a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of "Food Lovers' Guide to Queens," and is a skilled and avid home cook, baker, and preserver. Related scoops Greek Orthodox Good Friday Pascha Street Procession – (...) One Comment Lisa Taylor March 26th, 2018 Another Easter Egg Hunt option: 11th annual Astoria Community Church Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31st at 10am at Rainey Park — more info here: http://www.astoriachurch.org/easter-egg-hunt- Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.