October 2012

Mon
01
One Dime At A Time: HCS Family Services
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ At the registers
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One Dime At A Time: HCS Family Services
Monday, October 1st
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
At the registers

October - December

Donate your recycled bag One Dime refund when you shop.

HCS Family Services is a compassionate non-profit organization which has been serving the residents of Southeast DuPage County since 1937. It is their goal to prevent homelessness and food insecurity, help low-income individuals achieve their dreams of sustained economic self-sufficiency, and to create an improved quality of life for themselves and their families.  HCS empowers people to reach their goals through one-on-one guidance, education and advocacy. For more information, visit www.hcsfamilyservices.org.

Mon
01
One Dime At A Time: HCS Family Services
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ At the registers
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One Dime At A Time: HCS Family Services
Monday, October 1st
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
At the registers

Donate your recycled bag One Dime refund when you shop.

HCS Family Services is a compassionate non-profit organization which has been serving the residents of Southeast DuPage County since 1937. It is their goal to prevent homelessness and food insecurity, help low-income individuals achieve their dreams of sustained economic self-sufficiency, and to create an improved quality of life for themselves and their families.  HCS empowers people to reach their goals through one-on-one guidance, education and advocacy. For more information, visit www.hcsfamilyservices.org.

Sat
06
Oktoberfest
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ store
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Oktoberfest
Saturday, October 6th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
store, FREE

Stop by our Specialty and Meat departments to sample fall faire such as brats, Goose Island Harvest ale, Spaten beer, and an assortment of cheeses such as Cambozola (a German cheese).

Mon
08
Chef Lena’s Raw Food Meetup
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ In teh Lifestyle Center
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Chef Lena’s Raw Food Meetup
Monday, October 8th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
In teh Lifestyle Center, FREE

Chef Lena teaches a raw food meetup and monthly (non) cooking class on the second Monday of the month.  Lena will lead discussion, raw foods tips, and provide raw snacks provided by our store.  This month, you can enter to win a $15 gift card for your raw food shopping.  After October, Lena will be on maternity leave until March.

Sign up at meetup.com/Chicago-Suburbs-Raw-and-Living-Foods/ to reserve a place in this free class.

Sat
13
Chef Lena’s Raw Food Class for Kids: Healthy, Unprocessed, Uncooked & Delicious!
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ In the Lifestyle Center
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Chef Lena’s Raw Food Class for Kids: Healthy, Unprocessed, Uncooked & Delicious!
Saturday, October 13th
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
In the Lifestyle Center, $40 (children free)

Ages: 5 on up

 

Come to pick up a few recipe tips for fun, simple and kid-friendly foods that only take minutes to prepare and to take on the go. After this class, you will have the skills to prepare a variety of snacks that you and your kids will love. Come hungry, there will be plenty of food for you to try. You can enter to win a special raw food product basket when you attend this class.  After October, Lena will be on maternity leave until March.

Sign up at meetup.com/Chicago-Suburbs-Raw-and-Living-Foods/ to reserve a place in this class.

Sat
13
Whole Body Swap: Trade Up!
10:15 AM - 5:00 PM @ In Whole Body
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Whole Body Swap: Trade Up!
Saturday, October 13th
10:15 AM - 5:00 PM
In Whole Body, FREE

If you’re looking for safer, cleaner, more effective and environmentally responsible body care products, here’s your chance to try out our private label products for free! Bring in a bottle of lotion, shampoo, etc. and trade it in for one of our 365 Body Care or supplements. Say no to animal testing, artificial colors, and chemicals.

(Note: If you bring in toothpaste, we can’t swap it because we don’t carry 365 Toothpaste. You may have to check out our Whole Body department prior to the swap day.)

Sat
13
Tea Time & Treats
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Around the store
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Tea Time & Treats
Saturday, October 13th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Around the store, FREE

The leaves are falling which means it’s time for a hot cup of tea. Our finest tea purveyor, local Rishi Tea, will be here to show you the latest in premium teas for the winter months. Sample some teas and pick up some tea samples to take home.

Bakery will be featuring our hand-dipped Caramel Apples with samples for everyone. A tea and caramel apple pairing? Why not, it’s all about fall.

Sun
14
Rotary Run Charity Classic
12:00 AM @ The Community House
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Rotary Run Charity Classic
Sunday, October 14th
12:00 AM
The Community House

Supporting five local non-profit organizations, The Community House, District 181 Foundation, Hinsdale Humane Society, Hinsdale Hospital Foundation, Rotary Charities, the Rotary Run is in its 17th year. The run begins and ends at The Community House. Join Whole Foods Market Hinsdale as we support our local community partners.

For more info and to register, visit www.rotaryruncharityclassic.com

Tue
16
Juicing Meetup: Dr. Adam Meade
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ In the Lifestyle Center
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Juicing Meetup: Dr. Adam Meade
Tuesday, October 16th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
In the Lifestyle Center, FREE

Dr. Adam Meade teaches a How & Why juicing class every third Tuesday of the month. Dr. Meade, of Abundant Health Chiropractic in Willowbrook incorporates juicing into his practice and personal life. He’ll demonstrate some of his easy juicing techniques and discuss the nutritional benefits of juicing our fresh fruit and veggies. Discover some delicious juicing combinations and recipes beyond carrot juice.

You must register by calling 630-590-5670 or visit online at meetup.com/Juicing-for-Abundant-Health/ to reserve a place at this free meetup.

Wed
17
5% Community Support Day: Hinsdale Rotary Club
12:45 PM @ At the registers
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5% Community Support Day: Hinsdale Rotary Club
Wednesday, October 17th
12:45 PM
At the registers

The Hinsdale Rotary Club supports a wide range of community programs and organizations, including The Community House, District 181 Foundation, HCS Family Services & Hinsdale Food Pantry, Hinsdale Hospital Foundation and Hinsdale Humane Society.  They also encourage community development and cultural arts programs and many other community programs designed to improve and enrich the lives of those in the community. hinsdalerotary.org/

Sat
20
Allergen-Free Day
12:00 AM @ Around the store
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Allergen-Free Day
Saturday, October 20th
12:00 AM
Around the store, FREE

11 - 2 pm    FREE   

Some of our gluten-free vendors, such as pastry Chef Ali of Sweet Ali’s Bakery in Hinsdale, are coming out to help you get ready for the holidays that are just around the corner. Around the store there will be samples to try, such as Mama Mia’s gluten-free battered fish and desserts, and samples to take home. Attend the cooking class and then tour the store.

 

Gluten-Free Awareness Workshop

10 – 11:30    FREE  

In the Lifestyle Center

Gluten intolerance affects over 90 million people in the U.S. Learn how and why gluten attacks the body and discover natural resources that can help to create a healthier you and more! Dr. Anthony Surrusco, Member of The Foundation for Wellness Professionals, will present a class to help you find out if you could be gluten-intolerant.

Enter to win a $20 Whole Foods Market Gift Card when you attend the workshop. Seating is limited to 30 people. Guests please register on line by October 17th at http://www.clarendonchiro.com/dranthonysurrusco/Events/index.cfm

 

Local Chef:  Lisa Cooks Allergen Free    

Noon – 1 pm    FREE    

In the café

Our favorite allergen-free chef returns to our café cooking class series with some hearty fall dishes that are perfect for this season's chilly evenings. Lisa will be demonstrating a , all allergen free. What we love about Lisa’s delicious cooking is that you forget about what you can’t eat. For more info about Lisa, go to www.LisaCooksAllergenFree.com,

Your must signup/call Customer Service by 10/15 to reserve a place in this class. (630)986-8500.

Fri
26
Fullersburg Woods Halloween Walk
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Fullersburg Woods
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Fullersburg Woods Halloween Walk
Friday, October 26th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Fullersburg Woods

6 – 9 pm    All Ages

Join Whole Foods Markets Hinsdale & Willowbrook for 2 days, Friday and Saturday, of healthy Halloween treats at the Forest Preserve of DuPage County’s Halloween Walk. The walk will take place Friday – Sunday at Fullersburg Woods Nature Education Center.  Enjoy Halloween tricks and natural-history tales during a 75-minute walk through the woods. These walks are a spook-tacular treat!

 

Tickets required. Call (630) 850-8100. Ticket sales begin for DuPage County residents on October 6 at Fullersburg Woods Nature Education Center. Proof of residency is required.  Tickets $8 each; maximum 10 tickets per person. Call (630) 850-8110.

Wed
31
Happy Halloween: No Tricks, Just (Healthy) Treats!
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Around the store
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Happy Halloween: No Tricks, Just (Healthy) Treats!
Wednesday, October 31st
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Around the store, FREE

 

Wednesday, October 31    2 - 6 pm    FREE

Parents, if you want a junk food free Halloween this year, we're making it easier for you. Grab a Halloween bag at Customer Service for some tasty treats then head over to our Bakery for a spooky cookie! (While supplies last.)

Events At Nearby Stores

Kids Club
Tuesday, September 16th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Wheaton,

Bring your little ones and join us for our Kids Club! We’ll be decorating our very own scarecrow sun catchers. Parental supervision required. Register by calling 630.588.1500.

Bring your little ones and join us for our Kids Club! We’ll be decorating our very own scarecrow sun catchers. Parental supervision required. Register by calling 630.588.1500.

Hello Beauty Truck at Orland Park
Tuesday, September 16th
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Orland Park Store , Free

Hello, Beauty! The #hellobeautytruck is coming to Orland Park! 

Hello, Beauty! The #hellobeautytruck is coming to Orland Park! 

What's New? Try it Tuesday!
Tuesday, September 16th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Gold Coast Grocery, Free

Shake things up! Grocery has a whole new selection of treats and eats and you want to try them. Drop by on Tuesdays, find the demo cart, and try something new. 

Shake things up! Grocery has a whole new selection of treats and eats and you want to try them. Drop by on Tuesdays, find the demo cart, and try something new.