May 2013

Thu
02
Vegan First Thursday: Eating for the Environment with Anya Todd
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ In the Cafe
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Vegan First Thursday: Eating for the Environment with Anya Todd
Thursday, May 2nd
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
In the Cafe, FREE!

If you're vegan, vegetarian, or simply interested in eating more healthily, join us for our Vegan First Thursday events!  In May, Anya Todd, RD, LD will join us for an imfortave talk on Eating for the Environment.  Anya Todd RD, LS is a registered, licensed dietitian specializing in vegan nutrition.  Residing in Cleveland, Ohio, Anya has worked with a variety of clients in the last decade of practice.  She has counseled children and adults in areas of weight management, chronic disease treatment and preventative nutrition.  

 

A short lecture will be followed by a question and answer session with Ms. Todd, who will be sharing with us a few of her favorite vegan recipes!  This class is free but does require registration.  Please call 216.464.9403 to reserve your spot.

Fri
03
Healthy Eating on the Spot
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Near the Cafe
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Healthy Eating on the Spot
Friday, May 3rd
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Near the Cafe, FREE!

Interested in learning (and tasting) quick, easy recipes that are nutritious and delicious?  Stop by our Healthy Eating on the Spot during your lunch break from 11:30-1:30 every Friday in May!

Fri
03
Five by Seven Fridays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storewide
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Five by Seven Fridays
Friday, May 3rd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Storewide, $5

Join us each and every Friday from 5-7pm for adult playtime.  Five wines paired with delicious food for just $5.  Bring back your reusable 5x7 wine glass and we'll give you $1 off your entrance.

 

Upcoming themes:

  • April 4: Passport to Paradise: Join our teams for an island-themed evening to get us all looking forward to the cool lake breezes and sweet heat of summer!
  • April 11: A Good, Good Time: Let’s party down! Tonight, we’ll celebrate our favorite party foods from times past!
  • April 18: Spring Clean: Our team members share some of their favorite healthier options throughout the store to help you make better food choices as we look forward to the promise of another amazing summer!
  • April 25: April is the Coolest Month: We celebrate the seasonality of April, the coolest month, with a sampling of some of our favorites from early spring!
  • May 2: Cinco De Mayo: Explore Mexican heritage and culture with us as we celebrate Cinco de Mayo all weekend long with five wine and foods. Ole!
  • May 9: Rose Revolution: Come taste five of our favorite light, spring pairings with this surprisingly pleasant and versatile wine. Don’t forget to bring Mom!
  • May 16: Dressed Up Salads: Come to the store dressed to the nines as we share some fun and delicious ways to dress up a salad!
  • May 23: Get Your Grill On: It’s about time to fire up the grill! We’re featuring five of our favorite warm weather dishes – perfect company for your next grill out.
  • May 30:A Night in France: C’est la vie! Join us as we transform our wine tasting into a Friday night stroll through a French vineyard!

 

 

Sat
04
Gluten-Free Consultations
12:00 AM @ Storewide
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Gluten-Free Consultations
Saturday, May 4th
12:00 AM
Storewide, FREE!

Are you new to the Gluten-Free lifestyle or know someone who is?  Our gluten-free expert, Serena, will offer free one hour consultations every Saturday from 9am-5pm.  Please call at least 24 hours in advance to schedule your consultation as space is limited.

Sat
04
Healthy Pantry Makeover Consultations
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ In the Cafe
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Healthy Pantry Makeover Consultations
Saturday, May 4th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
In the Cafe, FREE!

 

Are you looking to makeover your eating habits?  Look no further than a consultation with our Healthy Eating Specialist, April.  April will walk you through an individual shopping tour to discuss the basics of cooking with grains, beans, spices and seasonal produce and help you select relevant recipes and cooking tips.  Please register for your consultation by calling 216.464.9403.  Space is limited and reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance.  If you are working with a physician or have specific dietary guidelines, please email April at least 48 hours in advance of your appointment with the details of your restrictions.  You can reach April by email at april.arotin@wholefoods.com.

Sat
04
Carne Asada Sliders and Beer
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ By the Cafe
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Carne Asada Sliders and Beer
Saturday, May 4th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
By the Cafe, $5 for 3 sliders

Join us for a food celebration of Cinco de Mayo!  We'll have Carne Asada (seasoned ground beef) Sliders cooked just for you and paired with some of our favorite celebratory beers.  The sliders will be 3 for $5 and beer samples will be 25 cents a sample.

Sat
04
Mother's Day Spa Event
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Near Whole Body
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Mother's Day Spa Event
Saturday, May 4th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Near Whole Body, FREE!

Stop into the store for gift ideas to pamper and celebrate mom!  We'll have some of our favorite local companies out to showcase their luxurious body care products and some delicious treats.  Plus, we'll have samples to take home and gift baskets to win just for mom.

Sun
05
Half Pints Sundays: Here Comes the Sun!
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ The Half Pints Corner
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Half Pints Sundays: Here Comes the Sun!
Sunday, May 5th
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Half Pints Corner, FREE!

In light of the changing seasons and Cinco de Mayo, we will celebrate the sun by creating bright and shiny sun masks!  We encourage all Half Pints ages 12 and younger to attend.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Thu
09
Mother's Day--Mommy and Me Event
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Storewide
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Mother's Day--Mommy and Me Event
Thursday, May 9th
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Storewide, FREE!

Join us for a Mother's Day celebration for Mommy and Me!  We invite all toddlers and preschool age kids to join us for a celebration of mom.  Children will be invited to tour several stations and make mom a variety of special things including:

  • Gourmet waffles topped with your choice of fun toppings!
  • Cucumber and Watercress Sandwiches, made with love by you!
  • Bath Salts handmade by you!
  • Handmade cards!

 

Plus, the first fifty moms will receive a goody bag!

 

 

Thu
09
Mother's Day--Celebrate Mom
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ In the Cafe
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Mother's Day--Celebrate Mom
Thursday, May 9th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
In the Cafe, FREE!

Bring mom to a special evening just for her!  We'll have free gerber daisies for the first 50 moms and delicious dinner and entertainment including:

  • A workshop with April, Healthy Eating Specialist, on how to create healthful meals the whole family will love, FREE!
  • A Surf and Turf Dinner for $10.99 per person, made to order
  • A Build-your-Own Fruit Parfait bar for $4.99 per person
  • Cinzano Mimosa's, $2 a glass

 

 

Fri
10
Healthy Eating on the Spot
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Near the Cafe
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Healthy Eating on the Spot
Friday, May 10th
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Near the Cafe, FREE!

Interested in learning (and tasting) quick, easy recipes that are nutritious and delicious?  Stop by our Healthy Eating on the Spot during your lunch break from 11:30-1:30 every Friday in May!

Fri
10
Five by Seven Fridays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storewide
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Five by Seven Fridays
Friday, May 10th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Storewide, $5

Join us each and every Friday from 5-7pm for adult playtime.  Five wines paired with delicious food for just $5.  Bring back your reusable 5x7 wine glass and we'll give you $1 off your entrance.

 

Upcoming themes:

  • April 4: Passport to Paradise: Join our teams for an island-themed evening to get us all looking forward to the cool lake breezes and sweet heat of summer!
  • April 11: A Good, Good Time: Let’s party down! Tonight, we’ll celebrate our favorite party foods from times past!
  • April 18: Spring Clean: Our team members share some of their favorite healthier options throughout the store to help you make better food choices as we look forward to the promise of another amazing summer!
  • April 25: April is the Coolest Month: We celebrate the seasonality of April, the coolest month, with a sampling of some of our favorites from early spring!
  • May 2: Cinco De Mayo: Explore Mexican heritage and culture with us as we celebrate Cinco de Mayo all weekend long with five wine and foods. Ole!
  • May 9: Rose Revolution: Come taste five of our favorite light, spring pairings with this surprisingly pleasant and versatile wine. Don’t forget to bring Mom!
  • May 16: Dressed Up Salads: Come to the store dressed to the nines as we share some fun and delicious ways to dress up a salad!
  • May 23: Get Your Grill On: It’s about time to fire up the grill! We’re featuring five of our favorite warm weather dishes – perfect company for your next grill out.
  • May 30:A Night in France: C’est la vie! Join us as we transform our wine tasting into a Friday night stroll through a French vineyard!

 

 

Sat
11
Gluten-Free Consultations
12:00 AM @ Storewide
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Gluten-Free Consultations
Saturday, May 11th
12:00 AM
Storewide, FREE!

Are you new to the Gluten-Free lifestyle or know someone who is?  Our gluten-free expert, Serena, will offer free one hour consultations every Saturday from 9am-5pm.  Please call at least 24 hours in advance to schedule your consultation as space is limited.

Sat
11
Healthy Pantry Makeover Consultations
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ In the Cafe
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Healthy Pantry Makeover Consultations
Saturday, May 11th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
In the Cafe, FREE!

 

Are you looking to makeover your eating habits?  Look no further than a consultation with our Healthy Eating Specialist, April.  April will walk you through an individual shopping tour to discuss the basics of cooking with grains, beans, spices and seasonal produce and help you select relevant recipes and cooking tips.  Please register for your consultation by calling 216.464.9403.  Space is limited and reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance.  If you are working with a physician or have specific dietary guidelines, please email April at least 48 hours in advance of your appointment with the details of your restrictions.  You can reach April by email at april.arotin@wholefoods.com.

Sun
12
Half Pints Sundays: Happy Mothers Day!
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ The Half Pints Corner
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Half Pints Sundays: Happy Mothers Day!
Sunday, May 12th
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Half Pints Corner, FREE!

Join the Half Pints Club and make your own cards for the special ladies in your life!  Half Pints ages 12 and under are encouraged to attend.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Thu
16
Taste What's Cooking in Bulk
4:00 PM - 6:45 PM @ In the Bulk Cooking Area
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Taste What's Cooking in Bulk
Thursday, May 16th
4:00 PM - 6:45 PM
In the Bulk Cooking Area, FREE!

 

If you find our bulk department curious, intriguing or intimidating, this class is for you!  Join Hillary twice a month as she outlines a variety of unique and fun items from our Bulk Cooking area.  She'll create recipes and give out samples!  No need to sign up.  Just show up and enjoy the experience!

 

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
Healthy Eating on the Spot
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Near the Cafe
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Healthy Eating on the Spot
Friday, May 17th
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Near the Cafe, FREE!

Interested in learning (and tasting) quick, easy recipes that are nutritious and delicious?  Stop by our Healthy Eating on the Spot during your lunch break from 11:30-1:30 every Friday in May!

Fri
17
Five by Seven Fridays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storewide
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Five by Seven Fridays
Friday, May 17th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Storewide, $5

Join us each and every Friday from 5-7pm for adult playtime.  Five wines paired with delicious food for just $5.  Bring back your reusable 5x7 wine glass and we'll give you $1 off your entrance.

 

Upcoming themes:

  • April 4: Passport to Paradise: Join our teams for an island-themed evening to get us all looking forward to the cool lake breezes and sweet heat of summer!
  • April 11: A Good, Good Time: Let’s party down! Tonight, we’ll celebrate our favorite party foods from times past!
  • April 18: Spring Clean: Our team members share some of their favorite healthier options throughout the store to help you make better food choices as we look forward to the promise of another amazing summer!
  • April 25: April is the Coolest Month: We celebrate the seasonality of April, the coolest month, with a sampling of some of our favorites from early spring!
  • May 2: Cinco De Mayo: Explore Mexican heritage and culture with us as we celebrate Cinco de Mayo all weekend long with five wine and foods. Ole!
  • May 9: Rose Revolution: Come taste five of our favorite light, spring pairings with this surprisingly pleasant and versatile wine. Don’t forget to bring Mom!
  • May 16: Dressed Up Salads: Come to the store dressed to the nines as we share some fun and delicious ways to dress up a salad!
  • May 23: Get Your Grill On: It’s about time to fire up the grill! We’re featuring five of our favorite warm weather dishes – perfect company for your next grill out.
  • May 30:A Night in France: C’est la vie! Join us as we transform our wine tasting into a Friday night stroll through a French vineyard!

 

 

Sat
18
Gluten-Free Consultations
12:00 AM @ Storewide
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Gluten-Free Consultations
Saturday, May 18th
12:00 AM
Storewide, FREE!

Are you new to the Gluten-Free lifestyle or know someone who is?  Our gluten-free expert, Serena, will offer free one hour consultations every Saturday from 9am-5pm.  Please call at least 24 hours in advance to schedule your consultation as space is limited.

Sat
18
Healthy Pantry Makeover Consultations
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ In the Cafe
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Healthy Pantry Makeover Consultations
Saturday, May 18th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
In the Cafe, FREE!

 

Are you looking to makeover your eating habits?  Look no further than a consultation with our Healthy Eating Specialist, April.  April will walk you through an individual shopping tour to discuss the basics of cooking with grains, beans, spices and seasonal produce and help you select relevant recipes and cooking tips.  Please register for your consultation by calling 216.464.9403.  Space is limited and reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance.  If you are working with a physician or have specific dietary guidelines, please email April at least 48 hours in advance of your appointment with the details of your restrictions.  You can reach April by email at april.arotin@wholefoods.com.

Sun
19
Half Pints Sundays: Creepy, Crawly Critters!
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ The Half Pints Corner
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Half Pints Sundays: Creepy, Crawly Critters!
Sunday, May 19th
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Half Pints Corner, FREE!

Although they may creepy and crawly, bugs are a very important part of our ecosystem.  Join the Half Pints to learn all about them!  Half Pints ages 12 and under are invited to attend.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Thu
23
Raw 101: Raw Foods Workshop
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ In the Cafe
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Raw 101: Raw Foods Workshop
Thursday, May 23rd
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
In the Cafe

 

Learn about the history and common practices within a raw food lifestyle in this unique class!  Come try some unique and simple raw food recipes with our Healthy Eating Specialist, April.  An informative talk on the precedents of the raw food movement will be followed by demonstrations and samples of some of her favorite raw recipes.  Cost is $5 and registration is required.  Please call 216.464.9403 to reserve your spot.

Fri
24
Healthy Eating on the Spot
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Near the Cafe
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Healthy Eating on the Spot
Friday, May 24th
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Near the Cafe, FREE!

Interested in learning (and tasting) quick, easy recipes that are nutritious and delicious?  Stop by our Healthy Eating on the Spot during your lunch break from 11:30-1:30 every Friday in May!

Fri
24
Five by Seven Fridays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storewide
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Five by Seven Fridays
Friday, May 24th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Storewide, $5

Join us each and every Friday from 5-7pm for adult playtime.  Five wines paired with delicious food for just $5.  Bring back your reusable 5x7 wine glass and we'll give you $1 off your entrance.

 

Upcoming themes:

  • April 4: Passport to Paradise: Join our teams for an island-themed evening to get us all looking forward to the cool lake breezes and sweet heat of summer!
  • April 11: A Good, Good Time: Let’s party down! Tonight, we’ll celebrate our favorite party foods from times past!
  • April 18: Spring Clean: Our team members share some of their favorite healthier options throughout the store to help you make better food choices as we look forward to the promise of another amazing summer!
  • April 25: April is the Coolest Month: We celebrate the seasonality of April, the coolest month, with a sampling of some of our favorites from early spring!
  • May 2: Cinco De Mayo: Explore Mexican heritage and culture with us as we celebrate Cinco de Mayo all weekend long with five wine and foods. Ole!
  • May 9: Rose Revolution: Come taste five of our favorite light, spring pairings with this surprisingly pleasant and versatile wine. Don’t forget to bring Mom!
  • May 16: Dressed Up Salads: Come to the store dressed to the nines as we share some fun and delicious ways to dress up a salad!
  • May 23: Get Your Grill On: It’s about time to fire up the grill! We’re featuring five of our favorite warm weather dishes – perfect company for your next grill out.
  • May 30:A Night in France: C’est la vie! Join us as we transform our wine tasting into a Friday night stroll through a French vineyard!

 

 

Sat
25
Gluten-Free Consultations
12:00 AM @ Storewide
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Gluten-Free Consultations
Saturday, May 25th
12:00 AM
Storewide, FREE!

Are you new to the Gluten-Free lifestyle or know someone who is?  Our gluten-free expert, Serena, will offer free one hour consultations every Saturday from 9am-5pm.  Please call at least 24 hours in advance to schedule your consultation as space is limited.

Sat
25
Healthy Pantry Makeover Consultations
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ In the Cafe
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Healthy Pantry Makeover Consultations
Saturday, May 25th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
In the Cafe, FREE!

 

Are you looking to makeover your eating habits?  Look no further than a consultation with our Healthy Eating Specialist, April.  April will walk you through an individual shopping tour to discuss the basics of cooking with grains, beans, spices and seasonal produce and help you select relevant recipes and cooking tips.  Please register for your consultation by calling 216.464.9403.  Space is limited and reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance.  If you are working with a physician or have specific dietary guidelines, please email April at least 48 hours in advance of your appointment with the details of your restrictions.  You can reach April by email at april.arotin@wholefoods.com.

Sun
26
Half Pints Sundays: Snacks and Storytime
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ The Half Pints Corner
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Half Pints Sundays: Snacks and Storytime
Sunday, May 26th
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Half Pints Corner, FREE!

Celebrate the transition from Spring to Summer the Half Pints way!  We will read about growing berries and teach the Half Pints how to make their own berry medleys to snack on.  Half Pints ages 12 and under are invited to attend.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wed
29
Berry Blast Off Demo
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ In the Produce Department
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Berry Blast Off Demo
Wednesday, May 29th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
In the Produce Department, FREE!

Berry season is here!  Join Hillary, Demo Specialist, for a taste of a variety of delicious berry dishes showcasing fresh, ripe seasonal berries.

Thu
30
Taste What's Cooking in Bulk
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ In the Bulk Cooking Area
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Taste What's Cooking in Bulk
Thursday, May 30th
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
In the Bulk Cooking Area, FREE!

 

If you find our bulk department curious, intriguing or intimidating, this class is for you!  Join Hillary twice a month as she outlines a variety of unique and fun items from our Bulk Cooking area.  She'll create recipes and give out samples!  No need to sign up.  Just show up and enjoy the experience!

 

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
Healthy Eating on the Spot
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Near the Cafe
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Healthy Eating on the Spot
Friday, May 31st
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Near the Cafe, FREE!

Interested in learning (and tasting) quick, easy recipes that are nutritious and delicious?  Stop by our Healthy Eating on the Spot during your lunch break from 11:30-1:30 every Friday in May!

Fri
31
Five by Seven Fridays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storewide
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Five by Seven Fridays
Friday, May 31st
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Storewide, $5

Join us each and every Friday from 5-7pm for adult playtime.  Five wines paired with delicious food for just $5.  Bring back your reusable 5x7 wine glass and we'll give you $1 off your entrance.

 

Upcoming themes:

  • April 4: Passport to Paradise: Join our teams for an island-themed evening to get us all looking forward to the cool lake breezes and sweet heat of summer!
  • April 11: A Good, Good Time: Let’s party down! Tonight, we’ll celebrate our favorite party foods from times past!
  • April 18: Spring Clean: Our team members share some of their favorite healthier options throughout the store to help you make better food choices as we look forward to the promise of another amazing summer!
  • April 25: April is the Coolest Month: We celebrate the seasonality of April, the coolest month, with a sampling of some of our favorites from early spring!
  • May 2: Cinco De Mayo: Explore Mexican heritage and culture with us as we celebrate Cinco de Mayo all weekend long with five wine and foods. Ole!
  • May 9: Rose Revolution: Come taste five of our favorite light, spring pairings with this surprisingly pleasant and versatile wine. Don’t forget to bring Mom!
  • May 16: Dressed Up Salads: Come to the store dressed to the nines as we share some fun and delicious ways to dress up a salad!
  • May 23: Get Your Grill On: It’s about time to fire up the grill! We’re featuring five of our favorite warm weather dishes – perfect company for your next grill out.
  • May 30:A Night in France: C’est la vie! Join us as we transform our wine tasting into a Friday night stroll through a French vineyard!

 

 

Events At Nearby Stores

Foodie Friday
Friday, April 18th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
All around the store!, $5 per ticket/250 max each week

Join us every Friday for a themed happy hour event! Foodie Friday is a local tradition from 5-7 every Friday (sometimes we take off for holidays!) with FIVE wine or beer tastings paired with FIVE delicious food samples, for just FIVE dollars! Check our Facebook and Twitter Feed for weekly themes!

Join us every Friday for a themed happy hour event!

Earth Day Cleaning Products Sale
Saturday, April 19th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Storewide,

Join us all weekend for our annual cleaning products sale!  Our cleaning products will be up to 50% off.  Stock up and clean without the affects of harmful chemicals.  It's a great way to celebrate Earth Day!

Join us all weekend for our annual cleaning products sale!  Our cleaning products will be up to 50% off.  Stock up and clean without the affects of harmful chemicals.

Foodie Friday
Friday, April 25th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
All around the store!, $5 per ticket/250 max each week

Join us every Friday for a themed happy hour event! Foodie Friday is a local tradition from 5-7 every Friday (sometimes we take off for holidays!) with FIVE wine or beer tastings paired with FIVE delicious food samples, for just FIVE dollars! Check our Facebook and Twitter Feed for weekly themes!

Join us every Friday for a themed happy hour event!