This Weekend is Hopping!
Passover takes place in 2019 from Saturday, April 20 for 7 days until Friday, April 26. The holiday begins at sunset the day before, so on Friday, April 19, there will be a Passover Seder at 6 p.m. at Congregation Shaaray Tefila at 68 Bay St. in Glens Falls.
There will also be a Second Night Passover Seder at 5 p.m. on April 20 at Temple Beth El, located at 3 Marion Ave. in Glens Falls.
Easter Services at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Lake George start on Holy Thursday.
On Good Friday (April 19, 2019) parishioners of several local churches will walk the Way of the Cross through Lake George starting at noon at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church and continuing to St. James Episcopal Church at 172 Ottawa St. and on to Caldwell Presbyterian Church at 71 Montcalm Street. This solemn walk takes place all over the world and symbolizes the journey of Jesus Christ to the place of his crucifixion.
The Good Friday Services at Sacred Heart will take place at 7 p.m. with a reading of the Passion, Veneration of the Cross and Holy Communion.
On Easter Sunday (April 21, 2019) everyone is invited to a non-denominational sunrise service in Shepard Park on Canada Street. The lakeside service will begin at 6:30 a.m.
Easter Egg Hunts
You don’t have to hunt for an Easter egg roll in the Lake George area!
Here’s a list of several taking place:
Lake George Lanes & Games is having its Annual Easter Egg-Stravaganza on Friday, April 19.
The egg hunt begins at 10 a.m. They will hide a minimum of 2,500 eggs in 3 different rotations so that everyone gets eggs and prizes! Be sure to bring your own basket.
Meet the Easter Bunny, find bonus eggs, prizes, and more!
Rain or Shine, the St. James Episcopal Church at 172 Ottawa St. will have an easter egg hunt at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 20. All ages welcome…from 2 to 92! For information call 518-668-2001.
Also, you could find a prize-filled easter egg all week long at the Adirondacks Welcome Center on the Northway between Exits 17 & 18! Take a look next time you’re there and don’t be afraid to pick up the egg and open it if you find it. They’ve also got some delicious locally-made Easter candy available for your basket. Keep reading to learn more.
Several area restaurants have special menus for Easter Sunday. The Lake George Steamboat Co. is sailing this year for both Good Friday AND Easter Sunday! Click the links below to view menus and learn more about these events. (If you’re a member restaurant and want to submit your menu, please click here!)
The Adirondacks Welcome Center has special Easter candy for sale including:
- Speach Family Candy Shoppe $1.75/ea
- Lagusta’s Luscious $12.75/ea
EASTER WEEKEND AT AVIATION MALL
The Easter Bunny will be available for visits and photos through Saturday, April 20th near JCPenney at Aviation Mall in Queensbury. Photo packages range from $24.99 to $49.99 and are offered in both digital and print. The Easter Bunny hours are as follows: Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
In observance of the Easter holiday, Aviation Mall will be closed on Sunday, April 21st. However, Ninety-Nine Restaurant will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Regal Cinemas will be open (for more information on movie times please visit.)
Visit community groups throughout the mall on Saturday, April 20th including the Girl Scout Cookie Sales (near Regal Cinemas) and the interactive Air Force Ford Expedition wrapped to resemble an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft (in Center Court). The Expedition is equipped with four PlayStation 4 systems where mall guests can play various video games.