August 2013

Thu
01
Twitter Chat: Late Summer Grilling
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Late Summer Grilling
Thursday, August 1st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The calendar may indicate that summer's coming to a close, but the weather sure isn't! Join us for a fun online discussion where we share our best tips and tricks for the grill, as well as favorite foods to cook over live fire! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
03
Yoga on the Rock with CorePower Yoga
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
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Yoga on the Rock with CorePower Yoga
Saturday, August 3rd
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Red Rocks Amphitheatre, $10

Join us for a special yoga class presented by Core Power Yoga at Red Rocks!

Practice your yoga in one of the most beautiful spaces in Colorado, and enjoy samples from some of our favorite “Local” Colorado vendors at the end of each class! *every dollar donated to Whole Planet Foundation® through these events will fund microlending programs to support impoverished women in 57 countries around the world. These loans enable them to start their own businesses and help lift themselves and their families out of poverty. Learn more at www.wholeplanetfoundation.org

Wed
07
Health Starts Here 5 for $5 Dinner
5:00 PM @ Prepared Foods
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Health Starts Here 5 for $5 Dinner
Wednesday, August 7th
5:00 PM
Prepared Foods, $5

Here is your chance to try some our healthy starts here favorite options! Healthy Eating Ambassadors, will be serving 5 different Health Starts Here™ meal options. Learn about Healthy Eating and get a nutritious dinner for only $5!

Thu
08
Twitter Chat: Summer 2013 Scrapbook
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer 2013 Scrapbook
Thursday, August 8th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As summer vacation comes to an end, let's take a moment to remember the last three months. Join us to swap our very best memories, stories and photos of summer 2013! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
10
Yoga on the Rock with CorePower Yoga
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
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Yoga on the Rock with CorePower Yoga
Saturday, August 10th
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Red Rocks Amphitheatre, $10

Join us for a special yoga class presented by Core Power Yoga at Red Rocks!

Practice your yoga in one of the most beautiful spaces in Colorado, and enjoy samples from some of our favorite “Local” Colorado vendors at the end of each class! *every dollar donated to Whole Planet Foundation® through these events will fund microlending programs to support impoverished women in 57 countries around the world. These loans enable them to start their own businesses and help lift themselves and their families out of poverty. Learn more at www.wholeplanetfoundation.org

Wed
14
Health Starts Here 5 for $5 Dinner
5:00 PM @ Prepared Foods
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Health Starts Here 5 for $5 Dinner
Wednesday, August 14th
5:00 PM
Prepared Foods, $5

Here is your chance to try some our healthy starts here favorite options! Healthy Eating Ambassadors, will be serving 5 different Health Starts Here™ meal options. Learn about Healthy Eating and get a nutritious dinner for only $5!

Wed
14
Local Avalanche Cheese Class
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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Local Avalanche Cheese Class
Wednesday, August 14th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, Free

This popular class is back!  Experience true farm-to-table in a presentation and tasting of Avalanche Cheese Company products from Basalt, Colorado.  Whole Foods Market's Devin Lamma will take you from start to finish as he explains the cheese-making process and gives you a virtual tour of this Colorado farm and company.  You'll learn about their goats, farming practices, cheese production, and, best of all, taste the wonderful selection of cheeses offered at Whole Foods Market. 

Every attendee will receive a $5 gift card to take their own cheese home. Call 720-941-4100 to reserve a space!

Thu
15
Twitter Chat: Tiny Victories (Small steps... Big change)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Tiny Victories (Small steps... Big change)
Thursday, August 15th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Getting kids to think differently about their food choices can be a challenge. Join us for an online discussion to share tips and best practices for inspiring small changes that will ultimately have a big impact on better nutrition! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
15
Tomatoes! Class
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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Tomatoes! Class
Thursday, August 15th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, Free

Whether you grow your own or buy local, nothing says summer like a perfectly ripe heirloom tomato, and Whole Foods carries an amazing selection. Join Chef Elizabeth Buckingham for this fresh class on one of our favorite summer treats and learn more about how to showcase these beauties in simple, tasty and healthy recipes.

Every attendee will receive a $5 gift card to take their own goodies home. Call 720-941-4100 to reserve a space!

Sat
17
Yoga on the Rock with CorePower Yoga
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
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Yoga on the Rock with CorePower Yoga
Saturday, August 17th
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Red Rocks Amphitheatre, $10

Join us for a special yoga class presented by Core Power Yoga at Red Rocks!

Practice your yoga in one of the most beautiful spaces in Colorado, and enjoy samples from some of our favorite “Local” Colorado vendors at the end of each class! *every dollar donated to Whole Planet Foundation® through these events will fund microlending programs to support impoverished women in 57 countries around the world. These loans enable them to start their own businesses and help lift themselves and their families out of poverty. Learn more at www.wholeplanetfoundation.org

Sat
17
Local Turf War :: Hot Sauce
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Cherry Creek
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Local Turf War :: Hot Sauce
Saturday, August 17th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cherry Creek

No party is complete without a little hot sauce.  Stop by and sample Saso and Motherloaded Provisions to see which one you like more!  The winning brad will go home with bragging rights, and be names Cherry Creeks favorite hot sauce!

Wed
21
Health Starts Here 5 for $5 Dinner
5:00 PM @ Prepared Foods
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Health Starts Here 5 for $5 Dinner
Wednesday, August 21st
5:00 PM
Prepared Foods, $5

Here is your chance to try some our healthy starts here favorite options! Healthy Eating Ambassadors, will be serving 5 different Health Starts Here™ meal options. Learn about Healthy Eating and get a nutritious dinner for only $5!

Wed
21
Using Food to Protect your Genes
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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Using Food to Protect your Genes
Wednesday, August 21st
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, Free

We have all heard that our individual genetic sequencing (make-up) makes us susceptible to illness and disease(s).  But did you know that our diet, stress, lifestyle and exposure to environmental toxins all have more to do with protecting our genes than our genetic make-up itself?  We will discuss the basics of the science of Epigenetics and give you tips, tricks and practices on how diet, stress and lifestyle patterns are crucial to the expression of our genes.  Every attendee will receive a $5 gift card to take their own goodies home. Call 720-941-4100 to reserve a space!

 

Coleen is a Nutrition Therapy Practitioner, owner of Harvesting Nutrition where she Cultivates Health through Holistic Nutrition.  Visitwww.harvestingnutrition.com for more information on Coleen’s classes, workshops and one on one nutritional education and counseling.

Thu
22
Wes Welker Bonk Breakers Signing
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cherry Creek
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Wes Welker Bonk Breakers Signing
Thursday, August 22nd
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cherry Creek

Calling all Bonk Breaker and Wes Welker fans!  Bonk Breaker Nutrition Bars is proud to host Denver wide receiver, Wes Welker for a meet and greet at Thursday, August 22nd.  Welker will sign autographs and introduce fans to his fuel of choice Bonk Breaker.  VIP tickets are available with purchase of one box of Bonk Breaker bars from Whole Foods Market Cherry Creek August 7th-22nd and will guarantee your meet and greet w/ Wes.  Offer while supplies last. VIP ticket is valid for one autograph and one photo with Wes.  One VIP ticket per customer.

Thu
22
Twitter Chat: Heading Back to School
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Heading Back to School
Thursday, August 22nd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Summer vacation is officially over and the kids have gone back to school. Join us for an online discussion to share ideas for simple and nutritious breakfasts, sack lunches worth keeping and delicious suppers that are managable on a tight weekday schedule! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
24
Yoga on the Rock with CorePower Yoga
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
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Yoga on the Rock with CorePower Yoga
Saturday, August 24th
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Red Rocks Amphitheatre, $10

Join us for a special yoga class presented by Core Power Yoga at Red Rocks!

Practice your yoga in one of the most beautiful spaces in Colorado, and enjoy samples from some of our favorite “Local” Colorado vendors at the end of each class! *every dollar donated to Whole Planet Foundation® through these events will fund microlending programs to support impoverished women in 57 countries around the world. These loans enable them to start their own businesses and help lift themselves and their families out of poverty. Learn more at www.wholeplanetfoundation.org

Mon
26
Back to School Store Tour
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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Back to School Store Tour
Monday, August 26th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, Free

There are so many fun and delicious snacks available but how do we know which ones are the most nutritious? Join Healthy Eating Specialist Julie as she helps you navigate through the store to find the most convenient, kid-friendly, and nutritious lunch-box additions around!  Class will meet in the community room and head downstairs after. Every attendee will receive a $5 gift card to take their own goodies home. Call 720-941-4100 to reserve a space!

Wed
28
Health Starts Here 5 for $5 Dinner
5:00 PM @ Prepared Foods
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Health Starts Here 5 for $5 Dinner
Wednesday, August 28th
5:00 PM
Prepared Foods, $5

Here is your chance to try some our healthy starts here favorite options! Healthy Eating Ambassadors, will be serving 5 different Health Starts Here™ meal options. Learn about Healthy Eating and get a nutritious dinner for only $5!

Wed
28
Back to School Cooking Class
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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Back to School Cooking Class
Wednesday, August 28th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room

Join Healthy Eating Specialist Julie as she offers some of my favorite time-saving tips in the kitchen and make some delicious kid-friendly recipes that can be made in advance and added to your kiddos lunchbox the next day!  Every attendee will receive a $5 gift card to take their own goodies home. Call 720-941-4100 to reserve a space!

Thu
29
Twitter Chat: Summer's Last Hurrah
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer's Last Hurrah
Thursday, August 29th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Labor Day is just a few days away, so let's make sure summer goes out with a BANG! Join us for an online discussion to share party ideas, recipes and general merriment during the final days of outdoor celebrating! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
29
Fermentation 101 Class
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Community Room
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Fermentation 101 Class
Thursday, August 29th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Community Room, Free

In Fermentation 101, we will learn how to introduce healthy bacteria into our systems with mouthwatering homemade products!  By breaking down the food beforehand, fermentation makes nutrients and minerals more available for absorption. These raw, live active foods aid in digestion, heighten immune response, and are both alkalinizing and cleansing to the body. We will discuss the simple process and myriad benefits of making live pickles and delicious sauerkraut right at home.  Plus we’ll give you some tasty fermented treats, recipes to try, and a $5 gift card to get your shopping started. Please sign up a customer service or call 720.941.4100 as space is very limited.

Sat
31
Local Turf War :: Granola
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Cherry Creek
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Local Turf War :: Granola
Saturday, August 31st
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cherry Creek

 

If there is something Colorado folks love, its Granola.  Stop by and sample Bulumu and Fionas to see which one you like more!  The winning brad will go home with bragging rights, and be names Cherry Creeks favorite granola!

Events At Nearby Stores

5 for $5 Health Starts Here Lunch
Monday, November 24th
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Prepared Foods Department, $5

Join us for our Health Starts Here $5 Lunch. 5 healthy lunch items for ONLY $5. You won't find a better deal in town!

Join us for our Health Starts Here $5 Lunch.

Health Starts Here 5 for $5 Dinner
Monday, November 24th
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Wash Park, $5.00

Join us for our Health Starts Here $5 Dinner. 5 healthy dinner items for ONLY $5. You won't find a better deal in town!

Join us for our Health Starts Here $5 Dinner. 5 healthy dinner items for ONLY $5. You won't find a better deal in town!

Superior Story Time
Tuesday, November 25th
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Superior Whole Foods Market, Free

Thursday, Nov.25

9:00am to 10:00 am

Superior Story Time

Free

Stories that we will be reading are: Don’t let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Williams and Knuffle Bunny by Mo Williams. Our activity will be making collage pigeons and writing poems. Please reserve your spot today by emailing rm.sup.events@wholefoods.com

 

Thursday, Nov.25

9:00am to 10:00 am

Superior Story Time

Free