August 2013

Thu
01
Honest Tea Great Recycle Tour
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Gateway Patio
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Honest Tea Great Recycle Tour
Thursday, August 1st
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Gateway Patio, Free

Meat the Honest Tea team, drink delicious tea and RECYCLE! Honest Tea will be on our patio with a giant recycle bin to talk to you about the importance of recycling. They'll be handing out t-shirts and prizes, too!

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
Summer Value Sampling
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Gateway
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Summer Value Sampling
Saturday, August 3rd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Gateway, Free

Sample sweet summer savings in every department!

Sat
03
Kids Club & Music on the Patio
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Gateway
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Kids Club & Music on the Patio
Saturday, August 3rd
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Gateway, Free

Join for a Kids Club activity and live music on the patio every Saturday from Noon-2 pm!

Tue
06
Tuesday Tastings
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Gateway
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Tuesday Tastings
Tuesday, August 6th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Gateway, Free

Sample some of our teams' favorite foods every Tuesday night! Always fun, always free.

Wed
07
Whole Kids Foundation Cooking Challenge
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Gateway
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Whole Kids Foundation Cooking Challenge
Wednesday, August 7th
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Gateway, Free

Kids 14 and under, with a parent partner, are invited to submit a healthy entree recipe for the Whole Kids Foundation Cooking Challenge! One winning recipe from each Austin store will be selected and announced by September 1st. Store level winners will then participate in a live cooking competition at the Lamar Culinary Center on September 15th! Child/parent teams will be paired with one of Whole Foods Market's professional chefs for the challenge.

 

The Grand Prize winner will receive a rain water collection barrel for his/her school, a $100 Whole Foods Market gift card, the Whole Kids Foundation Cooking Challenge trophy and some great kid-friendly cookbooks!

 

Official rules and entry forms are available at the Guest Services desk.

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
Dorm Room Dining
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Gateway
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Dorm Room Dining
Saturday, August 10th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Gateway, Free

Got a microwave or a hot plate? Pick up some recipe ideas for easy dishes you can whip up in your dorm room. Mom & Dad…these foods make great care packages!

Sat
10
Kids Club & Music on the Patio
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Gateway
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Kids Club & Music on the Patio
Saturday, August 10th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Gateway, Free

Join for a Kids Club activity and live music on the patio every Saturday from Noon-2 pm!

Tue
13
Tuesday Tastings
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Gateway
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Tuesday Tastings
Tuesday, August 13th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Gateway, Free

Sample some of our teams' favorite foods every Tuesday night! Always fun, always free.

Wed
14
Whole Kids Foundation Cooking Challenge
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Gateway
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Whole Kids Foundation Cooking Challenge
Wednesday, August 14th
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Gateway, Free

Kids 14 and under, with a parent partner, are invited to submit a healthy entree recipe for the Whole Kids Foundation Cooking Challenge! One winning recipe from each Austin store will be selected and announced by September 1st. Store level winners will then participate in a live cooking competition at the Lamar Culinary Center on September 15th! Child/parent teams will be paired with one of Whole Foods Market's professional chefs for the challenge.

 

The Grand Prize winner will receive a rain water collection barrel for his/her school, a $100 Whole Foods Market gift card, the Whole Kids Foundation Cooking Challenge trophy and some great kid-friendly cookbooks!

 

Official rules and entry forms are available at the Guest Services desk.

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.

Sat
17
Packables & Snackables
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Gateway
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Packables & Snackables
Saturday, August 17th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Gateway, Free

Our teams are whipping up some great back-to-school snacks! Pack ‘em in your kid’s lunchbox (or your own). 

Sat
17
Kids Club & Music on the Patio
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Gateway
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Kids Club & Music on the Patio
Saturday, August 17th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Gateway, Free

Join for a Kids Club activity and live music on the patio every Saturday from Noon-2 pm!

Tue
20
Tuesday Tastings
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Gateway
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Tuesday Tastings
Tuesday, August 20th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Gateway, Free

Sample some of our teams' favorite foods every Tuesday night! Always fun, always free.

Wed
21
Whole Kids Foundation Cooking Challenge
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Gateway
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Whole Kids Foundation Cooking Challenge
Wednesday, August 21st
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Gateway, Free

Kids 14 and under, with a parent partner, are invited to submit a healthy entree recipe for the Whole Kids Foundation Cooking Challenge! One winning recipe from each Austin store will be selected and announced by September 1st. Store level winners will then participate in a live cooking competition at the Lamar Culinary Center on September 15th! Child/parent teams will be paired with one of Whole Foods Market's professional chefs for the challenge.

 

The Grand Prize winner will receive a rain water collection barrel for his/her school, a $100 Whole Foods Market gift card, the Whole Kids Foundation Cooking Challenge trophy and some great kid-friendly cookbooks!

 

Official rules and entry forms are available at the Guest Services desk.

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
Kids Club & Music on the Patio
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Gateway
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Kids Club & Music on the Patio
Saturday, August 24th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Gateway, Free

Join for a Kids Club activity and live music on the patio every Saturday from Noon-2 pm!

Sun
25
Back to School Bash
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Gateway
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Back to School Bash
Sunday, August 25th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Gateway

It’s that time of year again! Squeeze in one more day of fun with games and crafts for kids, store-wide sampling, music and burgers & dogs on the grill. Meet some of our great community partners and learn what they have to offer children and families right here in North Austin. Don’t forget to support the Whole Kids Foundation! Speak with a representative and check out our used book sale benefit on the patio!

Tue
27
Tuesday Tastings
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Gateway
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Tuesday Tastings
Tuesday, August 27th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Gateway, Free

Sample some of our teams' favorite foods every Tuesday night! Always fun, always free.

Wed
28
Whole Kids Foundation Cooking Challenge
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Gateway
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Whole Kids Foundation Cooking Challenge
Wednesday, August 28th
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Gateway, Free

Kids 14 and under, with a parent partner, are invited to submit a healthy entree recipe for the Whole Kids Foundation Cooking Challenge! One winning recipe from each Austin store will be selected and announced by September 1st. Store level winners will then participate in a live cooking competition at the Lamar Culinary Center on September 15th! Child/parent teams will be paired with one of Whole Foods Market's professional chefs for the challenge.

 

The Grand Prize winner will receive a rain water collection barrel for his/her school, a $100 Whole Foods Market gift card, the Whole Kids Foundation Cooking Challenge trophy and some great kid-friendly cookbooks!

 

Official rules and entry forms are available at the Guest Services desk.

Thu
29
Wines of South Africa Sampling
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Gateway
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Wines of South Africa Sampling
Thursday, August 29th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Gateway, Free

Grab your passport and join us on a wine tasting safari; we’re heading to South Africa! We’ll be pairing our favorite wines from the region with the perfect complement of nuts, cheeses and other snacks. 

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.

Sat
31
Kids Club & Music on the Patio
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Gateway
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Kids Club & Music on the Patio
Saturday, August 31st
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Gateway, Free

Join for a Kids Club activity and live music on the patio every Saturday from Noon-2 pm!

Events At Nearby Stores

Storytime and Crafts @ Arbor Trails
Wednesday, October 22nd
9:00 AM
Arbor Trails Cafe , Free

Join TIna for a great story and crafts for the kid's. Great time for moms and dads to network and let the kids have a great time. 

Join TIna for a great story and crafts for the kid's. Great time for moms and dads to network and let the kids have a great time. 

Story Time with Loren
Wednesday, October 22nd
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Mezzanine, Free

Join Loren each week for a story, a snack and a book! All ages are welcome (and parents, too!).

Join Loren each week for a story, a snack and a book! All ages are welcome (and parents, too!).

Health Starts Here- Lunch and Learn: Bulk Grains- FREE!
Wednesday, October 22nd
12:00 PM
Bulk Section , Free

Quick 30-45 minute healthy cooking demonstrations over lunch! What’s the difference between a grain, a legume and a pseudo cereal? Join Emily, our in store Healthy Eating Specialist, in the bulk department and explore new textures, flavors and learn preparations!

Quick 30-45 minute healthy cooking demonstrations over lunch! What’s the difference between a grain, a legume and a pseudo cereal?