May 2013

Sat
04
2013 National Educational Conference & Gluten-Free Expo, presented by The Celiac Disease Foundation
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM @ Pasadena Convention Center
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2013 National Educational Conference & Gluten-Free Expo, presented by The Celiac Disease Foundation
Saturday, May 4th
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Pasadena Convention Center

Saturday, May 4th (9:30am-4:30pm) and Sunday, May 5th (10am-3pm)

We’re out in the community!  Pasadena Convention Center (300 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101)

Come visit the Whole Foods Market Booth at “America’s #1 Event for Celiac Disease & Gluten Sensitivity!”  Visit http://www.celiac.org/conference.html for more information and tickets.

Thu
09
Mom-o-Rama
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Arroyo
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Mom-o-Rama
Thursday, May 9th
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Arroyo, FREE

Come celebrate your mom-ness with tasty samples and lots of mom-friendly treats!

  • Goodie Bags for the first 50 Moms!
  • Free Skin Consultations and Mini Makeovers (RSVP in the Whole Body Department)
  • Raffles & Prizes
  • Baby2Baby Collection: donate baby food, diapers and gently used clothes to families in need.  baby2baby.org. 
Sat
11
World Fair Trade Day
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Arroyo
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World Fair Trade Day
Saturday, May 11th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Arroyo, FREE

Celebrate World Fair Trade Day with special promotions in the month of May with Fair World Project (www.fairworldproject.org) and dedicated Fair Trade brands: Alter Eco, Alaffia, Divine Chocolate, Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps, and Equal Exchange.  Event will include sampling/promotional discounts from dedicated Fair Trade and Whole Trade brands.   

Mon
13
Bike Week Pasadena
6:30 PM - 1:00 PM @ Various Pasadena Locations
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Bike Week Pasadena
Monday, May 13th
6:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Various Pasadena Locations, FREE

Change gears! The 7th Annual Bike Week Pasadena rolls through May 13th-18th, 2013 providing you with a glimpse into what every week of the year could look like, feel like, and involve on two wheels! C.I.C.L.E., an L.A. based bike advocacy non-profit, and the City of Pasadena present a week-long showcase for most skill levels and age groups to promote bicycling as a safe and sustainable mode of transportation.  All Bike Week Pasadena activities are free and open to the public. This year’s highlights include:

• Monday 5/13 (6:30pm-9:30pm): A Taste of Pasadena Restaurant Ride (we're a destination on the map!)
• Wednesday 5/15 (6:30pm-9:30pm): Ladies Night
• Thursday 5/16 (6:30am-8:30am): Bike To Work Pit Stop (we're donating the snacks!)
• Thursday 5/16 (5:30pm-7:30pm): Bike Home From Work Shift Party
• Friday 5/17 (7pm-11pm): Bike-In Movie Night (we're donating the snacks!)
• Saturday 5/18 (11am-1pm): Kids Costume Bike Parade with the Mayor

View the full details of each event at http://www.cicle.org/.

Wed
15
Best Butcher & Fishmonger Contest
10:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market Arroyo
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Best Butcher & Fishmonger Contest
Wednesday, May 15th
10:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Arroyo, FREE

Come watch our best butchers and fishmongers faceoff to become the best in Whole Foods Market!  One lucky winner will win a portion of the winning butcher and fishmonger’s cuts.  All remaining meat & fish will be donated to Friends of Deed.  www.friendsindeed.org.

Thu
16
Twitter Chat: Light Up the Grill
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Light Up the Grill
Thursday, May 16th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Fee

The weather is warming up and that means it's time to head outside for some cooking over the coals or gratesl. Let's chat about our favorite foods to kiss with flame, tips and tricks for seasoning, and more. Follow #wfmdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
18
FOLAR’s La Gran Limpieza: The 24th Annual Great L.A. River Cleanup
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ LA River
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FOLAR’s La Gran Limpieza: The 24th Annual Great L.A. River Cleanup
Saturday, May 18th
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LA River, FREE

We’re out in the community! 

Whole Foods Market is a proud sponsor and supporter and will be presenting Friends of the LA River (FOLAR) a $26,254.05 check from our recent Community Giving 5% Day.  Please come out and show your support and help clean the L.A. River at 15 locations across LA County!  Visit http://folar.org/ for event details.

Sat
25
Gluten-Free Supplier Day
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Arroyo
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Gluten-Free Supplier Day
Saturday, May 25th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Arroyo, FREE

Did you know we have a HUGE Gluten-Free section upstairs next to our Frozen goods and that a Gluten-Free shopping list is available online (http://wholefoods.com/arroyo)?  Come by the store to get a taste of our favorite gluten-free products and enter for a chance to win prizes!   

Thu
30
Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
Thursday, May 30th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Cool, crisp whites, reds to pair with your favorite steak - wine is made for summer food. Join us as we chat about pairing wines with both weather and favorite summer foods. Follow #wfmwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Events At Nearby Stores

Taco Tuesday!
Tuesday, September 2nd
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Prepared Foods Taqueria, $1 Tacos

How about Mexican for lunch or dinner on Tuesdays? Our prepared foods Taqueria has $1 street-style tacos from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Add a side of rice or beans for also just $1!

How about Mexican for lunch or dinner on Tuesdays? Our prepared foods Taqueria has $1 street-style tacos from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Bring on the Pure Energy With Steve Factor & Guest Chef Ava Deiki
Tuesday, September 2nd
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Demo Kitchen, Free

It's double the energy with Chef Steve Factor and special guest Ava Deiki! They will share recipes intended to keep you energized and glowing!

Registration required. Please email: spffx.marketing@wholefoods.com

It's double the energy with Chef Steve Factor and special guest Ava Deiki! They will share recipes intended to keep you energized and glowing!

Food & Salad Bar Wednesdays!
Wednesday, September 3rd
12:00 AM
Prepared Foods Organic Salad Bar & Hot Food Bar,

Every Wednesday enjoy $2 off per pound on your hot food or organic salad bar purchase! Come take advantage of this weekly deal for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Every Wednesday enjoy $2 off per pound on your hot food or organic salad bar purchase! Come take advantage of this weekly deal for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.