May 2013

Thu
02
28-Day Challenge
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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28-Day Challenge
Thursday, May 2nd
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, $20 per person

 

Are you ready to make some healthy changes, but don’t know where to begin? Join us for the Health Starts Here 28 Day Challenge!  Shannon Sherman, resident Healthy Eating Specialist, will guide you in working towards your goals for improved health. This 5 week session includes weekly cooking demos in our Lifestyle Center, where Shannon will provide you with the proper tools and education for successful healthy eating. There will be a graduation celebration with light refreshments on May 30 for participants in the program. Meet each week for tips, tricks, and support!  Classes are held once a week on Thursday from 6:30pm-7:30pm, starting on May 2nd and ends on May 30th.

 

Register Online Here!

 

Fri
03
Block Party Fridays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Throughout Store
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Block Party Fridays
Friday, May 3rd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Throughout Store, FREE!

 

Sample your way throughout the store and participate in this weekly party where each department prepares a dish to share with customers.  Help us select a winning dish by voting for your favorite sample.  All votes will be entered into a random drawing for a Whole Foods Market Gift Card.  

No Registration Necessary!

 

Wed
08
Whole Deal® Cooking Class
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Whole Deal® Cooking Class
Wednesday, May 8th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE!

 

Attention Savvy Shoppers, May’s sale items are all throughout the store.  Come join Chef Lenning as he shows you how easy it is to take those sale items and turn them into a deliciously quick and simple meal that the family will think you spent hours on. Watch, learn and taste the simplicity.

 

Register Online Here!

Thu
09
Mom-O-Rama
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Throughout Store
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Mom-O-Rama
Thursday, May 9th
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Throughout Store, FREE!

 

ATTENTION Mothers and Mothers-to-be, we are celebrating Mother’s Day early with a special event just for you!  First 50 mom’s get a Goodie Bag to take home.

·         Free chair massage

·         Complimentary Coffee or Tea

·         Vanilla Brioche French Toast with Fresh Berries Demonstration

·         Savvy Shopper Tours

·         Fun samples for all moms

·         And more

Fri
10
Block Party Fridays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Throughout Store
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Block Party Fridays
Friday, May 10th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Throughout Store, FREE!

 

Sample your way throughout the store and participate in this weekly party where each department prepares a dish to share with customers.  Help us select a winning dish by voting for your favorite sample.  All votes will be entered into a random drawing for a Whole Foods Market Gift Card.  

No Registration Necessary!

 

Sat
11
11th Annual I-Drive 5K Run
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Pointe Orlando
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11th Annual I-Drive 5K Run
Saturday, May 11th
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Pointe Orlando

 

Whole Foods Market is proud to return as the food sponsor for this year’s I-Drive 5K, benefiting the YMCA Swim Lesson Scholarship program.  This year our team members are putting on their running shoes and joining in the fun!  We invite you to join our team and run this 3.1 mile route through the International Drive Resort Area!  Visit https://www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/90925 to register.

 

Sat
11
Mother’s Day Card Making with Tinh (Kid’s Club Event)
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Customer Service Area
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Mother’s Day Card Making with Tinh (Kid’s Club Event)
Saturday, May 11th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Customer Service Area, FREE!

 

Parents, join us for this fun and simple card decorating event just in time for Mother’s Day.  Bring in the kids and they will get the chance to make their very own Mother’s Day card.  Tinh our resident origami expert will show them some cool ways to make a special gift that mom will cherish.  No registration necessary, just show up!

Sat
11
Young Yogi Class with Candace (kid’s club event)
1:15 PM - 3:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Young Yogi Class with Candace (kid’s club event)
Saturday, May 11th
1:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE!

 

Yoga is so much more than just physical poses that help growing bodies improve strength, flexibility and endurance. Sign up the kids to join the JCC’s very own Yoga Instructor Candace, as she teaches the little Young Yogis (ages 4 -12) the lessons or "petals" behind the poses. The eight petals of yoga encourage self-care, generosity of heart and action, kindness toward others and so much more.  Registration requires signed permission slip of parent/legal guardian.

 

Register Online Here!

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.

Fri
17
Block Party Fridays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Throughout Store
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Block Party Fridays
Friday, May 17th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Throughout Store, FREE!

 

Sample your way throughout the store and participate in this weekly party where each department prepares a dish to share with customers.  Help us select a winning dish by voting for your favorite sample.  All votes will be entered into a random drawing for a Whole Foods Market Gift Card.  

No Registration Necessary!

 

Fri
17
Healthy Brunches from Around the World with Shahnaz
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Healthy Brunches from Around the World with Shahnaz
Friday, May 17th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE!

 

Are you tired of the same old lunch routine, or just looking for some healthy yummy alternatives?  Join Shahnaz as she shows you how to make some quick easy recipes for those who like to skip breakfast in an interactive, fun class.

 

Register Online Here!

Tue
21
Best Butcher & Fishmonger Faceoff
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Meat Department
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Best Butcher & Fishmonger Faceoff
Tuesday, May 21st
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Meat Department, FREE!

 

Can you hear it? Listen closely – that’s the sound of the fillet and butcher knives being sharpened to precision as the Florida Region prepares for this year’s Best Butcher and Fishmonger Face-Off. For the first time, we will be combining the two events.  

 

These fierce and competitive events will take place back-to-back as Butchers & Fishmongers from Winter Park, Jacksonville, and Tampa come to challenge our very talented Team Members. Who will be named the best butcher and fishmonger in the land? Join us to find out.  

 

No Registration Necessary!

Tue
21
Herbs for Cleansing & Detox with Emily Ruff
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Herbs for Cleansing & Detox with Emily Ruff
Tuesday, May 21st
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE!

 

Toxins in our environment bombard us every day, and are a major contributor to chronic illness.  With herbalist Emily Ruff, explore herbs from the produce and whole body departments that you can incorporate on a daily basis to gently but effectively keep your body pure and healthy. 

 

Register Online Here!

Fri
24
Block Party Fridays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Throughout Store
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Block Party Fridays
Friday, May 24th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Throughout Store, FREE!

 

Sample your way throughout the store and participate in this weekly party where each department prepares a dish to share with customers.  Help us select a winning dish by voting for your favorite sample.  All votes will be entered into a random drawing for a Whole Foods Market Gift Card.  

No Registration Necessary!

 

Sat
25
Pre-Memorial Day Giving Grill
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Front of Store
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Pre-Memorial Day Giving Grill
Saturday, May 25th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Front of Store, $5 Donation to Support Our Troops

 

Summer is here and what better way to kick it off then some good grilled food.  Join us for our Giving Grill, and get a hot sandwich, side and drink for just $5.  All proceeds benefit Support our Troops, for more information regarding this great charity, visit www.supportourtroops.org .

Wed
29
Gluten-Free Cooking & Tour
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Gluten-Free Cooking & Tour
Wednesday, May 29th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE!

 

In honor of Celiac Awareness Month, we are offering a cooking class and store tour highlighting our extensive Gluten-Free options.  Join Chef Lenning as he shows you how to make some gluten-free dishes that will have you craving more.  Immediately following the class we will take you on a tour throughout the store as we show you how to find all the various gluten-free items.

 

Register Online Here!

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.

Fri
31
Block Party Fridays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Throughout Store
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Block Party Fridays
Friday, May 31st
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Throughout Store, FREE!

 

Sample your way throughout the store and participate in this weekly party where each department prepares a dish to share with customers.  Help us select a winning dish by voting for your favorite sample.  All votes will be entered into a random drawing for a Whole Foods Market Gift Card.  

No Registration Necessary!

 

Events At Nearby Stores

Fish Fillet Friday
Friday, January 30th
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Winter Park, Free

What does our in-house fishmonger have on the chopping block tonight?  Stop by as he fillets some of our highest quality seafood right in front of you!

What does our in-house fishmonger have on the chopping block tonight?  Stop by as he fillets some of our highest quality seafood right in front of you!

Friday Night Pour
Friday, January 30th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market, Winter Park Specialty Department, Free

Join us in our Specialty Department select Friday nights to sample a variety of wines that will surely help you wine down. Save 10% on any six bottles of the same or mixed wine!

 

Join us in our Specialty Department select Friday nights to sample a variety of wines that will surely help you wine down. Save 10% on any six bottles of the same or mixed wine!

 

28 Day Challenge: Engine 2 Diet, Week 3
Saturday, January 31st
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, Winter Park, Free

This revolutionary nutrient-packed action plan was created by Rip Esselstyn, former professional triathlete and firefighter, and author of the bestselling book, The Engine 2 Diet. Throughout the challenge, Lois, our store Healthy Eating Specialist, will hold a weekly class to provide tips, perform cooking demonstrations, and review the principles of a nutrient dense lifestyle. Those who attend all five classes will be given a fun reward at our graduation ceremony on the final meeting date!  Are you up for the challenge? Please register by visiting our Eventbrite page or by emailing Lois.Dorotiak@wholefoods.com.

This revolutionary nutrient-packed action plan was created by Rip Esselstyn, former professional triathlete and firefighter, and author of the bestselling book, The Engine 2 Diet.