March 2014

Tue
04
Mardi Gras Madness!
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Storewide
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Mardi Gras Madness!
Tuesday, March 4th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Storewide, Free

This year we’re celebrating Mardi Gras Whole Foods Market style! Join us for a day of beads, masks, jazz, and a shopping cart parade! Each team will parade around the store handing out beads and goodies followed by the cutting of our King Cake. It’s a ball you don’t want to miss!

Wed
05
5% Day Benefiting Coastal Poodle Rescue
12:00 AM @ Storewide
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5% Day Benefiting Coastal Poodle Rescue
Wednesday, March 5th
12:00 AM
Storewide, Free

Shop at Whole Foods Market Aventura on Wednesday, March 5th and we’ll donate 5% of our store’s net sales to Coastal Poodle Rescue! All proceeds go towards rehabilitating unwanted, abused and abandoned poodles and then placing them in loving and responsible homes to live out their lives as cherished family members. Save your shopping for that day and help a great local organization at the same time! 

Thu
06
Twitter Chat: Colors of Spring
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Colors of Spring
Thursday, March 6th
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.

Thu
06
First ThirstDays: Wines From Around the World
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Specialty
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First ThirstDays: Wines From Around the World
Thursday, March 6th
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Specialty, Free

Join us for our monthly wine class held by our Wine Specialist, George, the first Thursday of every month. In March, George has planned a perfect class for learning the basics about wine. Taste a variety of wines from around the world and learn what makes them taste the way they do. Class is limited to 10 participants. Participants must pre-register by calling 305-682-4400 or visiting Customer Service. 

Fri
07
Fiesta for the Whole Planet
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Storewide
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Fiesta for the Whole Planet
Friday, March 7th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Storewide, $2 Pina Colada Smoothie $6 Pan con Chicharron

This fiesta kicks off with our indoor food truck, selling Pan con Chicharrón for $6. While munching on your Pan con Chicharrón make sure to grab a Piña Colada Smoothie for $2 and sip on it while enjoying live Latin beats. WARNING: We will not stop you from dancing!

Fri
07
Food Truck Fridays
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Prepared Foods
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Food Truck Fridays
Friday, March 7th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Prepared Foods, $6

Join us every Friday for a food truck party and enjoy some of our favorite street food style dishes. We’re willing to bet they’re some of your favorites too! 

·         Friday, March 7th: Pan con Chicharrón (all proceeds benefit Whole Planet Foundation®)

·         Friday, March 14th: Fish ‘n’ Chips

·         Friday, March 21st: Lettuce Wrapped Veggie Burger

·         Friday, March 28th: Lobster Roll

Sat
08
Crack Heard 'Round the World
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Specialty
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Crack Heard 'Round the World
Saturday, March 8th
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Specialty, Free

Come one, come all! Step right up and taste the amazing Parmigiano Reggiano, the mightiest of cheeses! On March 8th at 3pm EST Whole Foods Market® stores in the US, Canada and the UK will crack wheels of parm at the same time! After the cracking of the parm, join the Block Party and visit each department to sample dishes featuring the King of Cheese. We’ll have clowns, a bearded lady, the world’s strongest man, and peanuts galore!  Be a part of this exciting event and enjoy a day of circus games, activities, and snacks for the whole family!

Sun
09
HELLO, BEAUTY!: DIY Smoothing Hand Scrubs
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Body
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HELLO, BEAUTY!: DIY Smoothing Hand Scrubs
Sunday, March 9th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Whole Body, Free

Whether you’re sloughing off winter dryness or digging into spring gardening, keep your hands soft and supple with our DIY Smoothing Hand Scrub. We’ll show you how easy it is to DIY with step-by-step instructions and we’ll make sure you pick the perfect essential oil for your optimal mood.

Tue
11
Four Pillars of Health Starts Here
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Health Starts Here Desk
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Four Pillars of Health Starts Here
Tuesday, March 11th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Health Starts Here Desk, Free

Drop by the Health Starts Here Desk to chat (and chew) with Melissa on a variety of healthy topics. Learn about incorporating more veggies into your diet, cooking without oil, avoiding gluten, the benefits of your favorite fruit, and more! Did we mention we’ll be sampling delicious treats too? 

Thu
13
Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part I
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part I
Thursday, March 13th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Deliciously diverse, the wines of Italy are perfect for every occasion. Pick up one of the four bottles we'll be tasting and tweeting about tonight (Find the wines here: http://wholefoodsmarket.com/wine) and contribute to the fun! Follow #WFMwine to join in on the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Fri
14
Food Truck Fridays
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Prepared Foods
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Food Truck Fridays
Friday, March 14th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Prepared Foods, $6

Join us every Friday for a food truck party and enjoy some of our favorite street food style dishes. We’re willing to bet they’re some of your favorites too! 

·         Friday, March 7th: Pan con Chicharrón (all proceeds benefit Whole Planet Foundation®)

·         Friday, March 14th: Fish ‘n’ Chips

·         Friday, March 21st: Lettuce Wrapped Veggie Burger

·         Friday, March 28th: Lobster Roll

Fri
14
Sham-Rockin' Bites and Sips
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storewide
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Sham-Rockin' Bites and Sips
Friday, March 14th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Storewide, Free

To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day we have a variety of delicious food and beverages from the Emerald Isles available for your tasting pleasure! Start off with Bangers and Mash, a classic St. Patrick’s Day treat. Wash it down with some Irish stout and finish off with one of our favorite cheddar cheeses: Kerrygold Aged Cheddar with Irish Whiskey Cheese. Go on, taste Ireland!  

Sat
15
Yoga for the Whole Planet
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Ome'chaye Yoga Studio, Hallandale Beach
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Yoga for the Whole Planet
Saturday, March 15th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Ome'chaye Yoga Studio, Hallandale Beach, $10 Donation to Whole Planet Foundation

For a small donation you can enjoy a Saturday morning vinyasa yoga session at the prestigious Ome’chaye Yoga Studio. After class, reenergize yourself with a healthy lunch and refreshments provided by Whole Foods Market®. Please call 305-682-4400 to pre-register. This event is cash only and payment will be collected at the event.

Sun
16
Kids Club: Health Sprouts Here - My Lucky Green Smoothie
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Cafe
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Kids Club: Health Sprouts Here - My Lucky Green Smoothie
Sunday, March 16th
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cafe, Free

Melissa, our Healthy Eating Specialist, will be sharing her secrets for her lucky green smoothie. Kiddies will learn how easy and tasty green smoothies can be. Things will get a little messy when they start making rainbow salads, learning why eating the color of the rainbow is so important. And if they’re lucky, they’ll find the pot of gold!

Mon
17
Happy St. Patrick's Day! Green Mission Giveaway
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Storewide
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Happy St. Patrick's Day! Green Mission Giveaway
Monday, March 17th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Storewide, Free

In the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, we want you to join us in our Green Mission efforts. Make sure to wear the color green when shopping with us today as Louis the Leprechaun will be giving away our favorite green mission products to a few lucky customers, such as reusable water bottles, Better Bags, Preserve products, and so much more!     

Mon
17
Chat & Chew: Double Green Smoothies
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Health Starts Here Desk
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Chat & Chew: Double Green Smoothies
Monday, March 17th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Health Starts Here Desk, Free

Drop by the Health Starts Here Desk to chat (and chew) with Melissa on a variety of healthy topics. Learn about incorporating more veggies into your diet, cooking without oil, avoiding gluten, the benefits of your favorite fruit, and more! Did we mention we’ll be sampling delicious treats too? 

Thu
20
Twitter Chat: A Future Without Poverty
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Future Without Poverty
Thursday, March 20th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Giving can be hyper local or support for someone you've never met half way around the world. What matters is how we can all work together to create opportunity for ourselves and others to grow. Join us as we talk about ways we can all help to eradicate poverty. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
21
Food Truck Fridays
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Prepared Foods
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Food Truck Fridays
Friday, March 21st
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Prepared Foods, $6

Join us every Friday for a food truck party and enjoy some of our favorite street food style dishes. We’re willing to bet they’re some of your favorites too! 

·         Friday, March 7th: Pan con Chicharrón (all proceeds benefit Whole Planet Foundation®)

·         Friday, March 14th: Fish ‘n’ Chips

·         Friday, March 21st: Lettuce Wrapped Veggie Burger

·         Friday, March 28th: Lobster Roll

Sat
22
Classes in the Cafe: Baked Salmon with Spinach & Strawberry Salsa
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Cafe
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Classes in the Cafe: Baked Salmon with Spinach & Strawberry Salsa
Saturday, March 22nd
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Cafe, Free

A bright mixture of strawberries, kiwi, and cucumber pairs nicely with the rich flavor of salmon. Melissa will show you how easy it is to make this flavorful dish at home. We won’t let you leave without tasting it first! 

Thu
27
Chat & Chew: Blender Basics
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Health Starts Here Desk
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Chat & Chew: Blender Basics
Thursday, March 27th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Health Starts Here Desk, Free

Drop by the Health Starts Here Desk to chat (and chew) with Melissa on a variety of healthy topics. Learn about incorporating more veggies into your diet, cooking without oil, avoiding gluten, the benefits of your favorite fruit, and more! Did we mention we’ll be sampling delicious treats too? 

Thu
27
Twitter Chat: Seafood For Spring
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Seafood For Spring
Thursday, March 27th
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.

Fri
28
Food Truck Fridays
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Prepared Foods
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Food Truck Fridays
Friday, March 28th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Prepared Foods, $6

Join us every Friday for a food truck party and enjoy some of our favorite street food style dishes. We’re willing to bet they’re some of your favorites too! 

·         Friday, March 7th: Pan con Chicharrón (all proceeds benefit Whole Planet Foundation®)

·         Friday, March 14th: Fish ‘n’ Chips

·         Friday, March 21st: Lettuce Wrapped Veggie Burger

·         Friday, March 28th: Lobster Roll

Sat
29
Bake Sale for the Whole Planet
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Storewide
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Bake Sale for the Whole Planet
Saturday, March 29th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Storewide, $1 Donation to Whole Planet Foundation

Indulge in some scrumptious sweets for a good cause. Our bakery team is whipping up some special treats today only, so make sure to grab your favorites for just $1 each! There’s nothing sweeter than giving back! 

Events At Nearby Stores

Holiday Ordering On-Line and In-Store
Saturday, November 1st
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Holiday Table,

We’re here to make your holiday epic!  Online ordering is available at shop.wfm.com where you’ll find a great selection of holiday meal packages, prepared entrees, traditional sides, elegant appetizers and delicious desserts.   You can also order in-store at our Holiday Table.  Holiday Table hours are:  November 1–November 9, 10am-6pm and November 10–November 23, 9am-8pm

We’re here to make your holiday epic!  Online ordering is available at shop.wfm.com where you’ll find a great selection of holiday meal packages, prepared entrees, traditional sides, elegant appet

Pop Up Cart: “Taco ‘bout A Deal” $1 Fish Tacos
Saturday, November 1st
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Express Lane, $1 each

Empty your change for $1 Fish Tacos with your choice of lettuce, tomato, onion, sour cream and hot sauce. 

Empty your change for $1 Fish Tacos with your choice of lettuce, tomato, onion, sour cream and hot sauce. 

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)
Saturday, November 1st
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tapas y Taps Venue (in store), FREE
Dia de los Muertos is a day for remembering loved ones who have passed to the other side. We’re celebrating this colorful Mexican holiday in our Tapas y Taps venue with samples of traditional specialties, like hot tamales and quesadillas, made by Chef Camy. Order up a Michelada (a spicy tomato- and lemon-laced beer) while the kids enjoy spooky Day of the Dead face painting.
Dia de los Muertos is a day for remembering loved ones who have passed to the other side.