March 2013

Sat
09
Whole Planet Foundation
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ In the cafe
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Whole Planet Foundation
Saturday, March 9th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
In the cafe, Donation

Whole Planet Foundation

WPF February 20 – March 31

 

Saturday, March 9    noon – 2 pm

Whole Planet Pop Up

Enjoy a lunch for the planet as you experience world cuisine for only a $5 donation. All proceeds go to the Whole Planet Foundation.

 

Saturday, March 16    noon – 3 pm

Kid’s Whole Planet Workshop

In the cafe

Kids! Decorate your own T-shirt with paint and the works for a $5 donation to the Whole Planet Foundation.

 

Art for the Planet

Stop by our Customer Service desk where we have displayed art created by local artists and artists in training. You can pick a favorite and place a bid to win the art piece. All bid donations will go to the Whole Planet Foundation. The last day to place a bid is Saturday, 3/23. Winners will be notified on Sunday, 3/24.

Sat
09
KerryGold Sampling
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Specialty
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KerryGold Sampling
Saturday, March 9th
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Specialty, FREE

March 9 & 15    10:30 – 1:30 pm    FREE

In Specialty

Our representative from KerryGold will be sampling their fine Irish butter and cheeses to get you in the mood for St Patrick’s Day.

Sat
09
Parm Cracking
2:00 PM @ Specialty
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Parm Cracking
Saturday, March 9th
2:00 PM
Specialty, FREE

If you’ve never tasted a fresh bite of Parmesan Reggiano, aged for at least 24 months, from the center of the gigantic cheese wheel, you should drop by for a treat. We’re cutting the wheel at the same time in all the Whole Foods Markets around the nation. Samples will be provided as well as freshly cut pieces of Parm for you to purchase. Our Team Leader Caryn just might prepare her famous Parm Salsa which is a bite of heaven on a baguette.

Wed
13
Community Support Day: FORWARD
12:00 AM @ At the registers
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Community Support Day: FORWARD
Wednesday, March 13th
12:00 AM
At the registers

Four Whole Foods Market are joining forces to help combat obesity in DuPage County by supporting FORWARD, a coalition formed by the DuPage County Health Department.  Resources from our fundraising will go towards programming and awareness campaigns to further the messaging to county residents. Stop by the table in the café for some healthy snacks and to find out more about this local organization. For more information please visit http://www.dupagehealth.org/forward.

Sat
16
St. Patrick's Day Tasting
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Around the store
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St. Patrick's Day Tasting
Saturday, March 16th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Around the store, FREE

You don’t need the luck of the Irish to sample our Meat department’s amazing corned beef ‘n cabbage, Specialty’s KerryGold cheese and beer, and Irish Soda Bread.

Tue
19
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, March 19th
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.

Sat
23
Easter Tasting
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ In the cafe
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Easter Tasting
Saturday, March 23rd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
In the cafe, FREE

Go beyond the jelly beans…stop by to get some ideas for your Easter dinner. They’ll also be a chocolate-y treat for your Easter Basket. Guess how many jelly beans are in the jar and enter to win an Easter Basket with Whole Foods Market goodies.

Mon
25
Hinsdale Public Library Book Party
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Hinsdale Public Library
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Hinsdale Public Library Book Party
Monday, March 25th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hinsdale Public Library, FREE

Grades 2 - 5

Kids Read is a cooperative reading program coordinated by 10 local libraries.

This year’s selection is Granny Torrelli Makes Soup by Sharon Creech. Celebrate the book with Italian inspired crafts, trivia, and games. Whole Foods Market Hinsdale will provide a cooking activity, making individual cannoli, a traditional Italian dessert. Limit 25. Detailed information about programs and registration can be found at http://www.hinsdalelibrary.info/kids-whats-new/youth-services-programs/

Sat
30
Easter Bunny Visit
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Around the store
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Easter Bunny Visit
Saturday, March 30th
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Around the store, FREE

Hippity, hoppity, Easter’s on its way….that means that once again, the Easter Bunny is sure to visit our store with healthier Easter treats for all. The Easter Bunny will greet young and old so bring your cameras!

Events At Nearby Stores

5% Day: Mother's Milk Bank of the Western Great Lakes
Wednesday, August 20th
12:00 AM
Storewide, Free

Come support our 5% Day Community Partner simply by shopping! On Wednesday, August 20th, five percent of all purchases made will go directly to this amazing organization's mission to provide pasturized milk to any baby that does not have access to mother's milk. 

Come support our 5% Day Community Partner simply by shopping!

Bubbles Academy Music for Kids
Wednesday, August 20th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, Free!

Join us every Wednesday and Thursday morning for some rock'n good times with our neighbors from Bubbles Academy!

Join us every Wednesday and Thursday morning for some rock'n good times with our neighbors from Bubbles Academy!

Storytime & Snacks
Wednesday, August 20th
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Lifestyle Center, FREE
Mrs. Schmitt from the Glenview Public Library will be hosting story time and sharing stories about farming.
We will be serving healthy locally made snacks and juice to make for a great morning! Ages 2 and up, younger siblings welcome. No registration necessary, please plan to arrive on time.
Mrs. Schmitt from the Glenview Public Library will be hosting story time and sharing stories about farming.