February 2014

Fri
07
Whole Kids Club: Teddy Bear and T-Rex Bread
12:00 AM @ Cafe
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Whole Kids Club: Teddy Bear and T-Rex Bread
Friday, February 7th
12:00 AM
Cafe, $5 per Whole Kids Club member, $10 nonmember

Bring the wee ones on this day off from school to try their hand at creating bread using our all-natural dough, decorations and edible paint. At the end of class bread will be ready to eat or take home. Classes fill up quickly, so save your spot today. We have classes at both, 11am and 2pm!

Recommended ages 5-11

Registration required. Please sign up at Customer Service

Fri
07
Salmon For Your Sweetie
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Park Ridge
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Salmon For Your Sweetie
Friday, February 7th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Park Ridge, FREE

Hey, Bro! How about Some Salmon for your Sweetie?

Friday, February 7

7:00pm

Free!

Calling all guys  – Wow her with a brilliant spinach and feta salmon roast with a side of roasted fingerling potatoes. We serve up some super-simple how-to’s along with some tasty craft brews while you learn the ropes.

Sat
08
In-Store Lovin'
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Park Ridge
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In-Store Lovin'
Saturday, February 8th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Park Ridge, Free

Romance is in the air with Valentine’s just a few days away. Our teams show off all the ways to woo, including romantic dinners, delicious wines, natural fragrance, bath scents, candles, chocolate and more.

 

Tue
11
5% Community Support Day: Avenues To Independence
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Front Lanes
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5% Community Support Day: Avenues To Independence
Tuesday, February 11th
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Front Lanes

Make a point to shop at our store on this special day when we donate 5% of our net sales to Park Ridge’s own Avenues to Independence, dedicated to providing homes, jobs, and social opportunities for hundreds of adults with autism, Downs Syndrome, cerebral palsy and other physical, intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. The more you shop the more we are able to donate to help them continue their great work.

Tue
11
Artisan Bread Made Easy
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Gaslight Wine Bar
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Artisan Bread Made Easy
Tuesday, February 11th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Gaslight Wine Bar, $10/participant

We teach you how to make a bread starter that keeps in your fridge for 5 days to make your own artisan bread in only 5 minutes. We send you home with recipes, starter dough and a cool container to keep it fresh.

Please register at customer service. Please ask about gluten free options. 

Wed
12
Whole Kids Club: Crafty Cupids With Brickton Art Center
4:00 AM - 5:30 AM @ Cafe
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Whole Kids Club: Crafty Cupids With Brickton Art Center
Wednesday, February 12th
4:00 AM - 5:30 AM
Cafe, $5 per Whole Kids Club member, $10 nonmember

Brickton Art Center brings their classroom to us with this glittery fun workshop. Kids create framed artwork using paint, glue and sparkles for a fabulous Valentines for Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa or anyone they love! Please bring protective or play clothes for this hands-on class.

Recommended ages 5-11

Registration required. Please sign up at Customer Service

Sat
15
Family Time At The Table
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Every Department
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Family Time At The Table
Saturday, February 15th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Every Department, FREE

Gear up for the long weekend with some new ideas for dinner. Throughout the store we give you guidance so you can fill ‘em up with great food through Tuesday.

Wed
19
Whole Planet Foundation Prosperity Campaign
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Front Lanes
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Whole Planet Foundation Prosperity Campaign
Wednesday, February 19th
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Front Lanes, Donation

Since its inception in 2007, Whole Foods Market customers have donated more than $15 million to Whole Planet Foundation giving a hand up to more than 1.9 million budding entrepreneurs in impoverished areas around the world and here in the United States. We kick of our six-week campaign with a goal of raising $12,000 at our store, which will provide 68 life-changing loans. Learn more about the foundation at http://www.wholeplanetfoundation.org/.

Thu
20
Twitter Chat: Winter Comfort
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Winter Comfort
Thursday, February 20th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The weather is still cold... How do you eat to keep warm? Join us to share recipes and stories around how and why food is so comforting during the winter months! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
21
Beer University: Hops, Barley, Water and Yeast
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Park Ridge Bar
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Beer University: Hops, Barley, Water and Yeast
Friday, February 21st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Park Ridge Bar, FREE

Four simple ingredients make up those frothy brews that you love so much. The trick is in the variety and in this class we introduce you to the hops and the beers they create. After all our tastes and info you will be well on your way to feeling like a biermeister.

Sat
22
Tastes From Whole Planet
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ In Every Department
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Tastes From Whole Planet
Saturday, February 22nd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
In Every Department, FREE

Try out some international taste as you discover how you and Whole Foods Market are making a difference around the world. Each department showcases products from countries Whole Planet Foundation serves. 

Thu
27
Twitter Chat: Food in Film
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Food in Film
Thursday, February 27th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The biggest awards show of the season is coming up! Join us to chat about this year's favorites as well as the culinary classics of the past. Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

 

 

Fri
28
Oysters On The Coasts: East vs. West
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Gaslight Wine Bar
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Oysters On The Coasts: East vs. West
Friday, February 28th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Gaslight Wine Bar, FREE

It’s a rivalry as old as time – East vs. West. Our fishmongers uncover some of the best oysters on any coast, go over a little bit of history and how to pick ‘em, and turn you into an oyster expert in no time. Wine, bubbly and a little Oyster Stout will accompany the slippery fellers.

Events At Nearby Stores

Lincoln Park 3-Day Kids’ Fall Cooking Camp (October 11, 18, 25)
Saturday, October 25th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom, $90 for all 3 days or $35 for one day

Saturday October 25th @11a
Lincoln Park 3-Day Kids’ Fall Cooking Camp (October 11, 18, 25)
Ages 8-13 
Hands-On, 4 hour class
$90 for all 3 days or $35 for one day
All participants will be shopping, prepping, cooking, eating and cleaning.  Most food is made from scratch and in season!  Today’s Fall menu will focus on CABBAGE, PEAR AND SWEET POTATO:  sweet and sour cabbage stew, poached pear tart,  sweet potato biscuits

Saturday October 25th @11a
Lincoln Park 3-Day Kids’ Fall Cooking Camp (October 11, 18, 25)
Ages 8-13 
Hands-On, 4 hour class

Trick-or-Treat with Whole Foods Market Northbrook!
Saturday, October 25th
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Store, FREE

Halloween’s coming early to Northbrook! We will be providing Spook-tacular bags to gather your goodies from around the store – with no artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners, or preservatives  ever! Come in your best costume for a chance to win a trick-or-treat basket that will make yours the favorite house on the block!

Halloween’s coming early to Northbrook!

Fall Favorites: A Taste of Autumn
Saturday, October 25th
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Gold Coast,

Spice, apples and pie- oh my! We've got you covered on everything autumn. Spend your Saturday trying our fresh seasonal offerings throughout the store. Try them all and you can register to win a $100 gift card.

Spice, apples and pie- oh my! We've got you covered on everything autumn. Spend your Saturday trying our fresh seasonal offerings throughout the store.