March 2015

Thu
05
Twitter Chat: Spring is Coming
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Spring is Coming
Thursday, March 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Spring is fast approaching... Are you seeing the signs yet? Join us to share recipes and inspiration about the upcoming season! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
06
Living Cuisine Lecture
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Health Starts Here Desk
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Living Cuisine Lecture
Friday, March 6th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Health Starts Here Desk, Free

Master raw food Chef Olga Gavrilenko will serve up a series of plant-based plates at her master class and sampling session. The health and wellness expert’s pioneering approach combines delicious and innovative culinary techniques to locally sourced, nutrient dense foods. 

Sat
07
"Keeping it Wheel" Parm Crack and Block Party
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Storewide
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"Keeping it Wheel" Parm Crack and Block Party
Saturday, March 7th
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Storewide, Free

This is the true “store-y” of more than 250 strangers who are picked to work in the world’s healthiest grocery store. Find out what happens when things start getting “wheel”. Whole Foods Market Aventura is hosting a series of events and programs themed after popular reality TV shows in celebration of our pristine parmesan. Score a front row seat for the “Wheel World, Road Rules” Cutting the Cheese Challenge and stay for the Big Cheese Block Party. 

Thu
12
Graeter's Ice Cream Truck
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Parking Lot
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Graeter's Ice Cream Truck
Thursday, March 12th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Parking Lot, Free

Graeter’s Ice Cream is bringing an afternoon delight to Whole Foods Market Aventura. Enjoy scoops and samples of black raspberry chocolate chip, salted caramel and double chocolate chip ice creams in addition to giveaways and $1 off coupons. 

Thu
12
Twitter Chat: Spring Bounty
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Spring Bounty
Thursday, March 12th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Let's get excited about the bounty of spring flavors and discuss all the great ways to enjoy the season's freshest produce! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
13
Ports of Portuguese Wine Tasting
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Specialty
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Ports of Portuguese Wine Tasting
Friday, March 13th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Specialty, Free

An emerging wine region that deserves a closer look, Portugal is shaking up the wine world by producing complex vinos that are rapidly generating excitement. Enjoy a sampling and showcase of eight of our favorite Portuguese wines from six different growing regions, all priced at $20 or less. 

Sat
14
Pi(e) Eating Contest and Sampling
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Prepared Foods
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Pi(e) Eating Contest and Sampling
Saturday, March 14th
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Prepared Foods, Free

Sample from an infinite array of flaky, house made pies from the Bakery Department then stick around for the crowning of the Pied Piper at our pie eating contest. Special slices will be available for $3.14 with all proceeds benefitting the Whole Planet Foundation.   

Sun
15
Kids Club: Easy Being Green
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Cafe
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Kids Club: Easy Being Green
Sunday, March 15th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cafe, Free

We’re making it easy to be green! Little shoppers can sample their way through a series of green smoothies to increase their fruit and vegetable intake. Advanced registration online is requested at Whole Foods Market Aventura Event Brite. First come, first admitted with confirmed RSVP. Parent/ guardian must accompany child. Ages five to 12 admitted. 

Tue
17
Shamrock Selfies
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Specialty
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Shamrock Selfies
Tuesday, March 17th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Specialty, Free

In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, spot the shamrocks and take a selfie for a free glass of Guinness. Search throughout the store for shamrocks, post a selfie on Whole Foods Market Aventura’s Facebook Page and receive a free sample of beer from the Specialty Department

Thu
19
Twitter Chat: Spring for Seafood
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Spring for Seafood
Thursday, March 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As the weather begins to get warmer we often change our eating habits to the lighter side. Adding more seafood to your diet is a great way to do this! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
21
Hello Beauty Bash
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Whole Body
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Hello Beauty Bash
Saturday, March 21st
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Whole Body, Free

Be the first to get your hands on the Hello Beauty Bag ($16, originally $60) and experience a crash course in understanding oils while stocking up on samples and sparkling sips. 

Sat
21
Beauty Bag Release at 10am (local time)
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Whole Body
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Beauty Bag Release at 10am (local time)
Saturday, March 21st
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Whole Body, $18

We are thrilled to share our curated collection of cutting-edge beauty samples with you. Stop by and grab your bag before they are gone.

Saturday, March 21 at 10 a.m. local time

Valued at $60, yours for only $18.

Wed
25
Dinner and a Movie
7:00 PM @ Cinema Paradiso Hollywood
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Dinner and a Movie
Wednesday, March 25th
7:00 PM
Cinema Paradiso Hollywood, $35 per person

Whole Foods Market Aventura is partnering with Cinema Paradiso Hollywood to host a screening of the award-winning film “Living on One Dollar”. The movie will be accompanied by a plated dinner and dessert from our Prepared Foods and Bakery Departments.

Advanced ticket purchase is requested at Whole Foods Market Aventura Event Brite.

*All proceeds directly benefit the Whole Planet Foundation. 

Thu
26
Twitter Chat: Easter Feast
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Easter Feast
Thursday, March 26th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Springtime's biggest food holiday is coming up! Share stories and find recipes, menus and other great ideas for Easter celebrating. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
27
MythBusters: Gluten
6:00 PM @ Meet at Customer Service
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MythBusters: Gluten
Friday, March 27th
6:00 PM
Meet at Customer Service, Free

Learn the good and the bad about gluten during a comprehensive store tour. Receive healthy recipes, samples and coupons from the Whole Deal. Advance online registration is requested at Whole Foods Market Aventura Event Brite. First come, first admitted with confirmed RSVP. 

Events At Nearby Stores

Coffee for a Cause
Sunday, March 29th
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Near the Coffee Roaster (In Bulk Department), $2 donation to The Whole Planet Foundation

Donate $2 to The Whole Planet Foundation and recieve a reusable coffee mug! Use your mug to taste coffees from around the world or simply fill up and go!

Donate $2 to The Whole Planet Foundation and recieve a reusable coffee mug! Use your mug to taste coffees from around the world or simply fill up and go!

Sundaes on Sunday
Sunday, March 29th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Produce Department, $3 Donation Per Sundae

Sunday, March 15th, 22nd, 29th

12:00-2:00 PM, $3 Donation per Sundae

Make your own ice cream sundae for a $3 donation to the Whole Planet Foundation.  We will have all sorts of toppings to make you smile.

Sunday, March 15th, 22nd, 29th

12:00-2:00 PM, $3 Donation per Sundae

Foods Trending Now with Kirstie
Sunday, March 29th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Produce Department, FREE

Kirstie prepares recipes featuring the latest trends in food. Have a taste and learn about what’s trending now each Sunday in March.

Kirstie prepares recipes featuring the latest trends in food. Have a taste and learn about what’s trending now each Sunday in March.