September 2013

Tue
03
Kid's Snack Class with Sally
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Cyprus Room
+
-
Kid's Snack Class with Sally
Tuesday, September 3rd
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cyprus Room, Suggested donation of $5 for Whole Kids Foundation

Healthy snacks that both parents and children will love! Old favorites, like Ants on a Log will be given an update with Sally Lukash, our store’s Healthy Eating Specialist. This class will show you some creative and helpful hints to get your child to eat healthier without giving up flavor.  Recipes will include:  Carrot Cashew Spread; Banana-Oatmeal Snack Cookies; Ants on a Log (an updated version) and Butternut Hummus. Suggested donation of $5.00 for the Whole Kids Foundation. Prior registration required at Customer Service or call 301-657-1520.

Wed
04
Family Pasta Night!
12:00 AM @ Specialty Pasta Venue
+
-
Family Pasta Night!
Wednesday, September 4th
12:00 AM
Specialty Pasta Venue, $15.99

Our fresh pasta counter in Specialty will have Family Pasta Dinners made-to-order all day every Wednesday. The Dinner includes 2lbs of fresh cut Severino pasta (spaghetti, linguine, fettuccine, pappardelle & cappelline), 16oz of Severino sauce (classic tomato sauce, marinara sauce, vodka sauce & tomato cream sauce) and 4oz of grated Parmigiano Reggiano just $15.99/ea!

Wed
04
Tasty Thursday!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ WFM Friendship Heights
+
-
Tasty Thursday!
Wednesday, September 4th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
WFM Friendship Heights, FREE

Join us every Thursday for a five course tasting around the store. Each week our in-house Chef and Team Chefs plan, cook and present a dish that brings you the best of the best from each department. Recipes are available. Tasting is free, no prior registration is required.

Thu
05
Tasty Thursday!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ WFM Friendship Heights
+
-
Tasty Thursday!
Thursday, September 5th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
WFM Friendship Heights, FREE

Join us every Thursday for a five course tasting around the store. Each week our in-house Chef and Team Chefs plan, cook and present a dish that brings you the best of the best from each department. Recipes are available. Tasting is free, no prior registration is required.

Thu
05
Twitter Chat: Cooking From the Garden
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
+
-
Twitter Chat: Cooking From the Garden
Thursday, September 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Let's get excited about the bounty of fall 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.

Sat
07
Kids' Day of Service - earn SSL hours!
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Boyds, MD and Gaithersberg, MD
+
-
Kids' Day of Service - earn SSL hours!
Saturday, September 7th
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Boyds, MD and Gaithersberg, MD, FREE

Whole Foods Market Montgomery County stores are providing 2 opportunities for Montgomery County School Kids and their parents to support Manna Food Center Smart Sacks program during our Kids Day of Service. We will pack Smart Sacks that will be given to our neighbors the following weekend. Lunch will be provided. Event is for students age 8 and up, chaperones are required. Prior registration is required on EventBrite for both volunteer locations –

Asbury Methodist Village, 333 Russell Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20877 - https://wfm-moco-kids2.eventbrite.com/

Greenridge Baptist, 21925 Frederick Rd, Boyds, MD 20841- https://wfm-moco-kids1.eventbrite.com/

Sat
07
HSH Meals for Four for under $15 with Sally
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ HSH demo
+
-
HSH Meals for Four for under $15 with Sally
Saturday, September 7th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
HSH demo, FREE

Sally cooks delicious Health Starts Here recipes for four people for under $15! Tasting is free, no prior registration required.

Mon
09
Half Pint Kids Club: Seed Starters for Whole Kids Foundation
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cyprus Room
+
-
Half Pint Kids Club: Seed Starters for Whole Kids Foundation
Monday, September 9th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cyprus Room, Suggested donation of $5 for Whole Kids Foundation

Come celebrate the start of the new school year with some new sprouts! In support of Whole Kids Foundation, we'll be decorating our own seed starter containers out of recycled egg cartons and then planting seeds to celebrate being green. Suggested donation of $5.00 for the Whole Kids Foundation. This class is perfect for kids ages 2 - 5. Snacks will be provided. Prior registration required at Customer Service or call 301-657-1520.

Wed
11
Family Pasta Night!
12:00 AM @ Specialty Pasta Venue
+
-
Family Pasta Night!
Wednesday, September 11th
12:00 AM
Specialty Pasta Venue, $15.99

Our fresh pasta counter in Specialty will have Family Pasta Dinners made-to-order all day every Wednesday. The Dinner includes 2lbs of fresh cut Severino pasta (spaghetti, linguine, fettuccine, pappardelle & cappelline), 16oz of Severino sauce (classic tomato sauce, marinara sauce, vodka sauce & tomato cream sauce) and 4oz of grated Parmigiano Reggiano just $15.99/ea!

Thu
12
Tasty Thursday!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ WFM Friendship Heights
+
-
Tasty Thursday!
Thursday, September 12th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
WFM Friendship Heights, FREE

Join us every Thursday for a five course tasting around the store. Each week our in-house Chef and Team Chefs plan, cook and present a dish that brings you the best of the best from each department. Recipes are available. Tasting is free, no prior registration is required.

Thu
12
Finicky Eaters with Linda Petursdottir
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Cyprus Room
+
-
Finicky Eaters with Linda Petursdottir
Thursday, September 12th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cyprus Room, Suggested donation of $5 for Whole Kids Foundation

Are you concerned that your child has limited their diet to only white foods and refuses to eat any vegetables? Pleasing picky palates is not easy, but with an open mind and a few tricks up your sleeve, you may discover a different approach with Linda Petursdottir, Certified Holistic Health Counselor. This class will help expand your little one’s palate and includes practical, fun tips and taste tests (rice sundae bar, frozen strawberry cream, and no-bake energy balls), so bring your appetite! Suggested donation of $5.00 for the Whole Kids Foundation. Prior registration required at Customer Service or call 301-657-1520.

Mon
16
Health Starts Here Store Tour with Sally
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Meet at Customer Service Booth
+
-
Health Starts Here Store Tour with Sally
Monday, September 16th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Meet at Customer Service Booth, Suggested donation of $5 for Whole Kids Foundation

Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Sally Lukash, on a Health Starts Here (HSH) store tour to learn more about our Health Starts Here approved foods. A light meal will be provided after the tour. Suggested donation of $5.00 for the Whole Kids Foundation. Prior registration required at Customer Service or call 301-657-1520.

Tue
17
Healthy Eating Handbook
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Cyprus Room
+
-
Healthy Eating Handbook
Tuesday, September 17th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cyprus Room, Suggested donation of $5 for Whole Kids Foundation

It can be challenging to gear up to getting back into a rigorous routine.  Let Sally Lukash, our store’s Healthy Eating Specialist show you some creative and imaginative ways to add flavorful and healthful recipes to your lifestyle.  Learn how to incorporate Mighty Bowls of Goodness (A World of Flavor in a Bowl) and how to reinvent Family Favorites (Lentil Chili) all from Whole Foods Market – Healthy Eating Handbook. Suggested donation of $5.00 for the Whole Kids Foundation. Prior registration required at Customer Service or call 301-657-1520.

Wed
18
Family Pasta Night!
12:00 AM @ Specialty Pasta Venue
+
-
Family Pasta Night!
Wednesday, September 18th
12:00 AM
Specialty Pasta Venue, $15.99

Our fresh pasta counter in Specialty will have Family Pasta Dinners made-to-order all day every Wednesday. The Dinner includes 2lbs of fresh cut Severino pasta (spaghetti, linguine, fettuccine, pappardelle & cappelline), 16oz of Severino sauce (classic tomato sauce, marinara sauce, vodka sauce & tomato cream sauce) and 4oz of grated Parmigiano Reggiano just $15.99/ea!

Thu
19
Tasty Thursday!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ WFM Friendship Heights
+
-
Tasty Thursday!
Thursday, September 19th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
WFM Friendship Heights, FREE

Join us every Thursday for a five course tasting around the store. Each week our in-house Chef and Team Chefs plan, cook and present a dish that brings you the best of the best from each department. Recipes are available. Tasting is free, no prior registration is required.

Thu
19
Twitter Chat: We Love Our Pets
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
+
-
Twitter Chat: We Love Our Pets
Thursday, September 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

We love our pets just as much as you do! So let's take an hour to share tips, best pet practices and show general appreciation for our fine furry friends! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Sat
21
HSH Meals for Four for under $15 with Sally
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ HSH demo
+
-
HSH Meals for Four for under $15 with Sally
Saturday, September 21st
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
HSH demo, FREE

Sally cooks delicious Health Starts Here recipes for four people for under $15! Tasting is free, no prior registration required.

Mon
23
Montgomery County Compost Crash Course
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ WFM Friendship Heights
+
-
Montgomery County Compost Crash Course
Monday, September 23rd
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
WFM Friendship Heights, FREE

Join staff and recycling volunteers from the Montgomery County Division of Solid Waste Services – Waste Reduction and Recycling Section – as they discuss how you can compost your yard and garden trimmings right in your own backyard.  Learn how to successfully set up and maintain a backyard compost bins for leaves, grass clippings and other materials.  A limited supply of backyard compost bins will be available for Montgomery County residents to take home. Event is free, no prior registration is required.

Wed
25
Family Pasta Night!
12:00 AM @ Specialty Pasta Venue
+
-
Family Pasta Night!
Wednesday, September 25th
12:00 AM
Specialty Pasta Venue, $15.99

Our fresh pasta counter in Specialty will have Family Pasta Dinners made-to-order all day every Wednesday. The Dinner includes 2lbs of fresh cut Severino pasta (spaghetti, linguine, fettuccine, pappardelle & cappelline), 16oz of Severino sauce (classic tomato sauce, marinara sauce, vodka sauce & tomato cream sauce) and 4oz of grated Parmigiano Reggiano just $15.99/ea!

Thu
26
Tasty Thursday!
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ WFM Friendship Heights
+
-
Tasty Thursday!
Thursday, September 26th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
WFM Friendship Heights, FREE

Join us every Thursday for a five course tasting around the store. Each week our in-house Chef and Team Chefs plan, cook and present a dish that brings you the best of the best from each department. Recipes are available. Tasting is free, no prior registration is required.

Sat
28
Taste of Friendship Heights!
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ 4433 South Park Ave, Chevy Chase
+
-
Taste of Friendship Heights!
Saturday, September 28th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
4433 South Park Ave, Chevy Chase, tickets for sale at event

We’ll be serving street tacos hot off the grill at the 7th Annual Taste of Friendship Heights! Join us and other local Friendship Heights foodies at 4433 South Park Ave, Chevy Chase MD 20815. Tickets for sale on-site through the Friendship Heights Village.

Events At Nearby Stores

BOOfest!
Saturday, October 25th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Columbia, Free

Calling all goblins, princesses and superheroes!

11am-3pm In-Store Trick-or-Treating
Visit each team in the store for a treat!

11:30am-12pm Costume Parade & Contest
Meet at the back cafe overlooking the lake at 11:15am. Children will get to show off their costumes as they parade around the store to the cheers of our team members!  For the costume contest, all participants are winners and will receive prizes. Ages 12 and under. Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Calling all goblins, princesses and superheroes!

11am-3pm In-Store Trick-or-Treating

Fall Food Festival
Saturday, October 25th
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Outside the store, food available for purchase

Come enjoy the crisp weather today out on the patio as well celebrate to best of fall! We’re serving seasonal favorites such as chili, cornbread, apple pie, and fall beers. We’ll have games for kids and a raffle for adults. Plus, sing along to the hits of the 50s, 60s, ,70s and 80s with live music from Columbia, Maryland’s own, “Pet Rock” band.

Come enjoy the crisp weather today out on the patio as well celebrate to best of fall! We’re serving seasonal favorites such as chili, cornbread, apple pie, and fall beers.

Fall Festival
Saturday, October 25th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tenley, FREE

We have lots of free fun headed your way at our Fall Festival. Join us for a sneak peek of some of our favorite holiday foods while you listen to the harmonious sounds of local band South Rail.

We'll also have pumpkin painting on the porch for the kiddos and trick or treating available in store!  Costumes encouraged, but not required.  See you there!

We have lots of free fun headed your way at our Fall Festival.