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

Plastic Bag Trade-In
Monday, April 21st
12:00 AM
Sales Floor,

Been wondering what to do with all of those plastic grocery bags? Drop them off at our customer service desk for a free Whole Foods Market Better Bag. We'll recycle your old bags and you can feel good about doing your part this Earth Month. One Better Bag per person, offer stands while supplies last.

Been wondering what to do with all of those plastic grocery bags? Drop them off at our customer service desk for a free Whole Foods Market Better Bag.

Story Time - With Coffee
Monday, April 21st
9:30 AM
Cafe, FREE

Do something nice for your littlest offspring and yourself. We set up complimentary coffee, pastries and fruit for you, while entertaining your little ones with Story Time featuring stories, songs, finger plays and a healthy snack. Make us a part of your weekly routine from 9:30am-10:30am each Monday morning!

Do something nice for your littlest offspring 

Earth Week Seed Planting
Monday, April 21st
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Outside, Free

Celebrate Earth Week by planting with us! We'll use our own compost to start a little seedling that is transportable to your own garden! Weather permitting we'll be outsie, otherwise, come find us in the cafe!

Celebrate Earth Week by planting with us! We'll use our own compost to start a little seedling that is transportable to your own garden!