March 2014

Sat
01
Fat Tuesday a la Nouvelle Orleans
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Gold Coast
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Fat Tuesday a la Nouvelle Orleans
Saturday, March 1st
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Gold Coast, WHole Foods Market Tour- free! Cooking Class $60 members, $70 non-members $15 materials fee

Start your Alliance de Francais cooking class at Whole Foods Market, (30 W. Huron St) at 9:00am for cafe/croissant and a seasonal mini-food tour. Or join the cooking party in the Alliance de Francais kitchen at 10:00 am to prepare the perfect Mardi Gras menu! Located at the Alliance de Francais, it's not too early to celebrate Fat Tuesday with a menu of savory, zesty New Orleans favorites: Crabcakes Remoulade, Grillades and Grits, Lemon Bread Pudding and Cafe Brulot. Come ready to tie on an apron and laissez les bons temps rouler in the kitchen.

Sat
01
Engine 2 28-Day Challenge Demo
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Gold Coast
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Engine 2 28-Day Challenge Demo
Saturday, March 1st
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Gold Coast, Free

Stop by our E2 Demo cart each Saturday in February and sample a new heart healthy recipe.

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.

Sat
08
Parmesan Cracking
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Gold Coast
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Parmesan Cracking
Saturday, March 8th
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Gold Coast, free

Ladies and Gentlemen, step right up and witness the crack heard round the world. More than 400 wheels of Parmigiano Reggiano will simultaneously be cracked at Whole Foods Markets throughout the US and Canada. To celebrate, we're sampling parm throughout the store. Grab a bite and watch history be made.

Thu
13
Good Food Festival
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ UIC Forum
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Good Food Festival
Thursday, March 13th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
UIC Forum

Whole Foods Market is proud to be a premier sponsor fo the Good Food Festival, now in its tenth year. Join us! Experience the movement that's transforming the way we eat. Learn more at www.goodfoodfestivals.com.

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.

Sat
15
St. Patrick's Day Pancake Breakfast
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Gold Coast
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St. Patrick's Day Pancake Breakfast
Saturday, March 15th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Gold Coast, $5 Donation to Whole Planet Foundation

Prepare yourself for the St. Patrick's Day parade with a pancake breakfast at Whole Foods Market. We'll be flipping the pancakes and you'll be saving the world! 100% of your donation goes to the Whole Planet Foundation, invest in a future without poverty today.

Tue
18
Cheese Night
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Gold Coast
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Cheese Night
Tuesday, March 18th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Gold Coast, Free

Stop by Specialty and let cheesemonger Michell introduce you to the world of fresh chevre cheeses.

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.

Thu
20
Whole Planet Foundation Progressive Dinner
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Gold Coast
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Whole Planet Foundation Progressive Dinner
Thursday, March 20th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Gold Coast, $10 Donation to Whole Planet Foundation

Join us for an evening you won't forget! We'll be moving the partry through the store. Starting in Specialty, with appetizers and party games, then onto Meat and Seafood for filling bites and Whole Planet Foundation information, and a dramatic finale in Bakery wiht a make-your-own dessert. Meet new people, have great food and celebrate investing in a future without poverty! All attendees recieve a free gift. Space limited, please register at customer service desk or cal 312-932-9600,

Sat
22
Children's Poetry Day at the Poetry Foundation Library
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Poetry Foundation Library
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Children's Poetry Day at the Poetry Foundation Library
Saturday, March 22nd
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Poetry Foundation Library, Free

Celebrate National  Poetry Month with the Poetry Foundation Library, at a delightful open house just for kids. The special weekend event will include musical adaptations of poems by Adventure Sandwich, screenings of children's films programmed by the Nightingale, exploring the world of visual surprise through art making with the Art Institute of Chicago, and other interactive activies including a scavenger hunt. Refreshments will be provided courtesy of Whole Foods Market. The event is best suited to children aged 13 and under. Please note that the Poetry Foundation will only be open to children and their parents or guardians during this event.

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
Whole Planet Foundation Garage Sale
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Gold Coast
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Whole Planet Foundation Garage Sale
Friday, March 28th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Gold Coast, Prices vary.

Try your luck ot find great products and prices at our Whole Planet Foundation Garage Sale. Located in the cafe, it's your chance to get great deals!

Events At Nearby Stores

Puppet Show!
Friday, October 24th
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Cafe, Free!

Come join Miss Debbie from MyGym River Forest for a very special Story Time! You and your children will be delighted when puppets come to life with stories and songs! Don't forget to bring your imaginations!

 

 

Come join Miss Debbie from MyGym River Forest for a very special Story Time! You and your children will be delighted when puppets come to life with stories and songs!

Different Ways to Brew Coffee
Friday, October 24th
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom, $10

Friday October 24th @11a
Different Ways to Brew Coffee
Demonstration Style, 1 hour class
$10
Come experience the same coffee, brewed numerous way, and taste the difference in a side by side comparison.  The drip coffee maker doesn’t have to be your stand-by method. Join Bo, from our Allegro team, as he takes the mystery out of brewing and answers questions to help you brew a better cup at home.

Friday October 24th @11a
Different Ways to Brew Coffee
Demonstration Style, 1 hour class
$10

River Hallow Halloween Celebration!
Friday, October 24th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cafe, Free!

Join us for our spook-tacular Halloween party! Kids can enjoy spooky snacks and treats, play games and show off their costumes.  Call 708.366.1045 to register.

 

 

Join us for our spook-tacular Halloween party! Kids can enjoy spooky snacks and treats, play games and show off their costumes.  Call 708.366.1045 to register.