July 2013

Fri
05
Healthy Eating on the Spot
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Near the Cafe
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Healthy Eating on the Spot
Friday, July 5th
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Near the Cafe, FREE!

Interested in learning about (and tasting) some of our favorite Health Starts Here products?  Stop by our Healthy Eating on the Spot during your lunch break Fridays from 11:30am-1:30pm.

Fri
05
Five by Seven Fridays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storewide
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Five by Seven Fridays
Friday, July 5th
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:

August 22: Slammin’ Sammies

Which sandwich will you choose? Tonight, our teams compete for the title of Earl of Sandwich. Help us decide who gets the crown!

August 29: Sweet Tooth

A rare treat! Tonight we’ll feature a lineup of sweet treats in every department that are sure to satisfy the sweetest tooth!

Septemer 5: Cakes for Chrissy

Help us celebrate our Bakery Buyer, Chrissy, and her birthday with one of her favorite treats - cake! Birthday comes to mind, although cakes can be sweet, spicy, savory - but always delicious!

September 12: Whole Kids Foundation

Help us ensure a year of prosperity for the Whole Kids Foundation, who helps our local schools by providing funding for schoolyard gardens and salad bars. This time, we'll offer some of our favorite wines and snacks along with them.

September 19: Squish Squash

Our fall favorite! Join us as we crown the king (or queen) of squash! What one of our teams will squash the competition in this first annual matchup featuring seasonal gourds? Join us to cast your vote and find out!

Sepember 26: Hug a Vegetarian

Hug a vegetarian: They're cute, they're cuddly, and they're the focus of today's celebration. Tonight, we celebrate national Hug a Vegetarian Day with a totally veggie five by seven event. Vegetarian or not, stop in for a fun, delicoius night.

 

 

 
Sat
06
Gluten-Free Consultations
12:00 AM @ Storewide
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Gluten-Free Consultations
Saturday, July 6th
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
06
Healthy Pantry Makeover Consultations
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ In the Cafe
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Healthy Pantry Makeover Consultations
Saturday, July 6th
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
06
Pie in July Sampling
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ In the Bakery
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Pie in July Sampling
Saturday, July 6th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
In the Bakery, FREE!

Pie in July is an annual favorite for pie lovers and this year is sure to be successful.  From July 1 through July 14, our fruit pies will be on sale for only $9.99 each!  Join Hillary for a sampling of our pies and pick out your favorite!

Sun
07
Half Pints Sundays: Lanterns and Lightening Bugs
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ The Half Pints Corner
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Half Pints Sundays: Lanterns and Lightening Bugs
Sunday, July 7th
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Half Pints Corner, FREE!

It isn't quite summer without the soft glow of these summer staples.  Today, our half pints can have their pick of creating a firefly work of art or a garden lantern.  Both are sure to brighten the home!

 

Half Pints ages 12 and under are encouraged to attend but must be accompanied by an adult.  Families are encouraged to join us at any time between 2 and 5pm!

Thu
11
Taste What's Cooking in Bulk
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ The Bulk Cooking Area
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Taste What's Cooking in Bulk
Thursday, July 11th
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Bulk Cooking Area, FREE!

If you find out 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
11
Twitter Chat: Local Favorites
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Local Favorites
Thursday, July 11th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Local produce, local bread, local cheese - come and share your stories of the local artisans and products you most enjoy. We'll chat about how you find great local products and how to support those that produce them. Follow #wfmdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
12
Healthy Eating on the Spot
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Near the Cafe
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Healthy Eating on the Spot
Friday, July 12th
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Near the Cafe, FREE!

Interested in learning about (and tasting) some of our favorite Health Starts Here products?  Stop by our Healthy Eating on the Spot during your lunch break Fridays from 11:30am-1:30pm.

Fri
12
Five by Seven Fridays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storewide
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Five by Seven Fridays
Friday, July 12th
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:

August 22: Slammin’ Sammies

Which sandwich will you choose? Tonight, our teams compete for the title of Earl of Sandwich. Help us decide who gets the crown!

August 29: Sweet Tooth

A rare treat! Tonight we’ll feature a lineup of sweet treats in every department that are sure to satisfy the sweetest tooth!

Septemer 5: Cakes for Chrissy

Help us celebrate our Bakery Buyer, Chrissy, and her birthday with one of her favorite treats - cake! Birthday comes to mind, although cakes can be sweet, spicy, savory - but always delicious!

September 12: Whole Kids Foundation

Help us ensure a year of prosperity for the Whole Kids Foundation, who helps our local schools by providing funding for schoolyard gardens and salad bars. This time, we'll offer some of our favorite wines and snacks along with them.

September 19: Squish Squash

Our fall favorite! Join us as we crown the king (or queen) of squash! What one of our teams will squash the competition in this first annual matchup featuring seasonal gourds? Join us to cast your vote and find out!

Sepember 26: Hug a Vegetarian

Hug a vegetarian: They're cute, they're cuddly, and they're the focus of today's celebration. Tonight, we celebrate national Hug a Vegetarian Day with a totally veggie five by seven event. Vegetarian or not, stop in for a fun, delicoius night.

 

 

 
Sat
13
Gluten-Free Consultations
12:00 AM @ Storewide
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Gluten-Free Consultations
Saturday, July 13th
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
13
Healthy Pantry Makeover Consultations
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ In the Cafe
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Healthy Pantry Makeover Consultations
Saturday, July 13th
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
13
Vegan Cook Out to Benefit Lasa Sanctuary
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ On the Patio
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Vegan Cook Out to Benefit Lasa Sanctuary
Saturday, July 13th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
On the Patio, $5

In lieu of our Vegan First Thursdays event in July (which would have happened on July 4), we're excited to host a Vegan Cook Out to benefit Lasa Sanctuary.  For a $5 donation, enjoy a plate of grilled vegan veggies, fruits and portobella burgers (no veggie dogs or burgers for this event!) made by our team with love.  Please stop by and consider supporting this amazing event!!  This event is open to all!

 

Lasa Sanctuary's mission is to promote holistic living through education and experience designed to celebrate the connectedness of all living beings, to provide sanctuary for animals of all species, and to spread our message of compassion throughout the community.  Come to the event and meet representatives of Lasa Sanctuary to learn first hand what they are doing in our community.

Sun
14
The Journey of the Cherry
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ In the Produce Department
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The Journey of the Cherry
Sunday, July 14th
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
In the Produce Department, FREE!

Cherries are one of those fruits that has a short season and is so much better in it's peak season than any other time of the year.  Join Hillary for an informal lecture and tasting and learn about where our cherries come from, how they grow, how they are harvested and what delicious recipes you can make with them!

Sun
14
Half Pints Sundays: A Day at the Beach
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ The Half Pints Corner
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Half Pints Sundays: A Day at the Beach
Sunday, July 14th
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Half Pints Corner, FREE!

A trip to the beach is an anticipated event for half pints.  They will feel like they are actually there when we make sand dollar crafts!

 

Half Pints ages 12 and under are encouraged to attend but must be accompanied by an adult.  Families are encouraged to join us at any time between 2 and 5pm!

 

Thu
18
Food on Your Face: A Bodycare Workshop
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ In the Cafe
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Food on Your Face: A Bodycare Workshop
Thursday, July 18th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
In the Cafe, $5

In this class, we'll take basic food ingredients combined with essential oils to create facial products that perform as well, if not better, than the pre-packaged items you can buy in our aisles.  For only $5, you'll receive recipes to re-make the products at home, create and take home products you create at the class, and learn about the benefits of various food ingredients.  Please call 216.464.9403 to reserve your spot.  Class is $5 per person.

Fri
19
Healthy Eating on the Spot
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Near the Cafe
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Healthy Eating on the Spot
Friday, July 19th
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Near the Cafe, FREE!

Interested in learning about (and tasting) some of our favorite Health Starts Here products?  Stop by our Healthy Eating on the Spot during your lunch break Fridays from 11:30am-1:30pm.

Fri
19
Five by Seven Fridays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storewide
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Five by Seven Fridays
Friday, July 19th
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:

August 22: Slammin’ Sammies

Which sandwich will you choose? Tonight, our teams compete for the title of Earl of Sandwich. Help us decide who gets the crown!

August 29: Sweet Tooth

A rare treat! Tonight we’ll feature a lineup of sweet treats in every department that are sure to satisfy the sweetest tooth!

Septemer 5: Cakes for Chrissy

Help us celebrate our Bakery Buyer, Chrissy, and her birthday with one of her favorite treats - cake! Birthday comes to mind, although cakes can be sweet, spicy, savory - but always delicious!

September 12: Whole Kids Foundation

Help us ensure a year of prosperity for the Whole Kids Foundation, who helps our local schools by providing funding for schoolyard gardens and salad bars. This time, we'll offer some of our favorite wines and snacks along with them.

September 19: Squish Squash

Our fall favorite! Join us as we crown the king (or queen) of squash! What one of our teams will squash the competition in this first annual matchup featuring seasonal gourds? Join us to cast your vote and find out!

Sepember 26: Hug a Vegetarian

Hug a vegetarian: They're cute, they're cuddly, and they're the focus of today's celebration. Tonight, we celebrate national Hug a Vegetarian Day with a totally veggie five by seven event. Vegetarian or not, stop in for a fun, delicoius night.

 

 

 
Sat
20
Gluten-Free Consultations
12:00 AM @ Storewide
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Gluten-Free Consultations
Saturday, July 20th
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
20
Raw Foods 101
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ In the Cafe
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Raw Foods 101
Saturday, July 20th
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
In the Cafe, $5

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.  This class is $5 and registration is required.  Register by calling 216.464.9403 to reserve your spot.

Sat
20
Healthy Pantry Makeover Consultations
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ In the Cafe
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Healthy Pantry Makeover Consultations
Saturday, July 20th
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
20
Whole Trade Celebration
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ In the Produce Department
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Whole Trade Celebration
Saturday, July 20th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
In the Produce Department, FREE!

Our Produce Team is very dedicated to Whole Trade and loves to share stories about our Whole Trade growers.  Join us for a two hour workshop with samples and information about what constitutes Whole Trade, details about our Whole Trade growers, and what Whole Foods Market Chagrin is doing to support Whole Trade in our store.  Show up any time between noon and 2pm for samples and information!

Sat
20
Giving Grill to Benefit Love Cleveland
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ On the Patio
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Giving Grill to Benefit Love Cleveland
Saturday, July 20th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
On the Patio, $5

Every summer, Whole Foods Market brings out the grill and we celebrate our community partners over good food.  On Saturday, July 20, Whole Foods Market is excited to host Love Cleveland as our community partner.  Join us for hot dogs and veggie dogs, grilled corn on the cob and a beverage for a $5 donation.  All money will go to Love Cleveland.

 

Love Cleveland's mission is to improve the lives of young people in cleveland and around the world.  Working specifically in South Euclid and Lyndhurst (but also throughout the Greater Cleveland area), they work toward improving the education, opportunity and mentorship of area children through a variety of programs supporting literacy and the needs of children to achieve a quality education.  The money from this giving grill will support Love Cleveland's free children's events with the ultimate goal of creating a youth center for area children.  For more information, visit lovecleveland.org.

Sun
21
Half Pints Sundays: We All Scream for Ice Cream!
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ The Half Pints Corner
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Half Pints Sundays: We All Scream for Ice Cream!
Sunday, July 21st
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Half Pints Corner, FREE!

Who doesn't love an ice cream cone on a hot summer day?  These sundaes won't be edible but the are sure to delight!

 

Half Pints ages 12 and under are encouraged to attend but must be accompanied by an adult.  Families are encouraged to join us at any time between 2 and 5pm!

Thu
25
Taste What's Cooking in Bulk
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ The Bulk Cooking Area
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Taste What's Cooking in Bulk
Thursday, July 25th
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Bulk Cooking Area, FREE!

If you find out 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
25
Twitter Chat: Summer Parties
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer Parties
Thursday, July 25th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Before summer fades into fall, be sure to make time for one last summer hurrah - or maybe even two or three. Let's chat about your favorite dishes, entertaining tips, and libations for sending summer off just right. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
25
Summer Hydration
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Near the Cafe
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Summer Hydration
Thursday, July 25th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Near the Cafe, FREE!

Warm weather is upon us!  Keeping cool is key to enjoying fun in the sun and hydration helps maintain your body's temperature control systems, keeps your brain functioning at its peak, and boosts your energy.  Join April, Healthy Eating Specialist, for a short workshop that will inspire you to imbibe in some of the most healthy, hydrating refreshments all summer long.

Fri
26
Healthy Eating on the Spot
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Near the Cafe
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Healthy Eating on the Spot
Friday, July 26th
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Near the Cafe, FREE!

Interested in learning about (and tasting) some of our favorite Health Starts Here products?  Stop by our Healthy Eating on the Spot during your lunch break Fridays from 11:30am-1:30pm.

Fri
26
Five by Seven Fridays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Storewide
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Five by Seven Fridays
Friday, July 26th
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:

August 22: Slammin’ Sammies

Which sandwich will you choose? Tonight, our teams compete for the title of Earl of Sandwich. Help us decide who gets the crown!

August 29: Sweet Tooth

A rare treat! Tonight we’ll feature a lineup of sweet treats in every department that are sure to satisfy the sweetest tooth!

Septemer 5: Cakes for Chrissy

Help us celebrate our Bakery Buyer, Chrissy, and her birthday with one of her favorite treats - cake! Birthday comes to mind, although cakes can be sweet, spicy, savory - but always delicious!

September 12: Whole Kids Foundation

Help us ensure a year of prosperity for the Whole Kids Foundation, who helps our local schools by providing funding for schoolyard gardens and salad bars. This time, we'll offer some of our favorite wines and snacks along with them.

September 19: Squish Squash

Our fall favorite! Join us as we crown the king (or queen) of squash! What one of our teams will squash the competition in this first annual matchup featuring seasonal gourds? Join us to cast your vote and find out!

Sepember 26: Hug a Vegetarian

Hug a vegetarian: They're cute, they're cuddly, and they're the focus of today's celebration. Tonight, we celebrate national Hug a Vegetarian Day with a totally veggie five by seven event. Vegetarian or not, stop in for a fun, delicoius night.

 

 

 
Sat
27
Gluten-Free Consultations
12:00 AM @ Storewide
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Gluten-Free Consultations
Saturday, July 27th
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
27
Healthy Pantry Makeover Consultations
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ In the Cafe
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Healthy Pantry Makeover Consultations
Saturday, July 27th
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
27
Ice Cream Social
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Storewide
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Ice Cream Social
Saturday, July 27th
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Storewide, FREE!

We're celebrating summer with ice cream and fun!  Join us for a sampling of everything ice cream from sundaes and cones to delicious, homemade toppings from around the store.  We're getting really creative so this should be a really fun sampling!  Make sure you stop by.

Sun
28
Half Pints Sundays: Picnic Time
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ The Half Pints Corner
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Half Pints Sundays: Picnic Time
Sunday, July 28th
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Half Pints Corner, FREE!

Today we will snack on some favorite picnic favorites that the half pints create themselves!

 

Half Pints ages 12 and under are encouraged to attend but must be accompanied by an adult.  Families are encouraged to join us at any time between 2 and 5pm!

Events At Nearby Stores

Happy Hour at the Osteria
Wednesday, October 22nd
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Osteria,

Join us 3-6pm every weekday for Happy Hour at our Osteria!  Enjoy a special $5 appetizer menu and $1 off drinks. 

Join us 3-6pm every weekday for Happy Hour at our Osteria!  Enjoy a special $5 appetizer menu and $1 off drinks. 

Happy Hour at the Osteria
Thursday, October 23rd
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Osteria,

Join us 3-6pm every weekday for Happy Hour at our Osteria!  Enjoy a special $5 appetizer menu and $1 off drinks. 

Join us 3-6pm every weekday for Happy Hour at our Osteria!  Enjoy a special $5 appetizer menu and $1 off drinks. 

Gourmet Grilled Cheese
Thursday, October 23rd
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Near the Cheese Coffin, $3

At Whole Foods Market, we can take anything and find a way to make it better.  Like grilled cheese made with freshly baked artisan breads, gooey European-style cheeses, and condiments from the finest ingredients.  And we pair ours with our hand-crafted local and/or microbrew beers for a spectacular experience that makes the calorie splurge worth every bite.  This is food for the soul.  And we'll have it every Thursday from 4-7pm.  Only $3 for a dinner any foodie can appreciate.

At Whole Foods Market, we can take anything and find a way to make it better.