January 2014

Wed
01
Fleet Feet Sports Elmhurst
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Elmhurst
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Fleet Feet Sports Elmhurst
Wednesday, January 1st
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Elmhurst

Whole Foods Market Hinsdale is partnering with a local, health conscious business in 2014 to provide support for their training programs. Fleet Feet offers a variety of training programs to increase customer knowledge of health and fitness throughout the year to fit every ability level and goal. You could win a Whole Foods gift card and other prizes by signing up for a session. Whether you aspire to complete a 5K or your first marathon, you can visit the website www.fleetfeetelmhurst.com/ to learn more about upcoming programs, such as Ton of Fun Weight Loss Challenge, or email ashley@fleetfeetelmhurst.com

Thu
09
Twitter Chat: A Healthful New Year
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Healthful New Year
Thursday, January 9th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Many of us start the new year with a variety of resolutions. Join us to learn ways to chart the path to healthy eating! Follow #WFMdish to particpate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Sat
11
Health Starts Here Tasting
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Around the store
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Health Starts Here Tasting
Saturday, January 11th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Around the store, FREE

Looking for ways to make healthy choices in your diet for the new year? Stop by Whole Foods Market and taste items throughout the store that are nutrient-dense and delicious. Visit each department for a tasty and nutritious sample and recipes. Kids can sample a Kid’s Taste Table and grade whatever they sample then spin the Wellness Wheel to win a healthy treat. A representative from the American HEART Association, our One Dime At A Time recipient for this quarter, will be in our café to inform you about Jump Rope for Heart programs in our local schools.

Enter to win a $75 Healthy Pantry Makeover along with a list of suggested healthy pantry products recommended by our Health Starts Here experts.

Mon
13
Chef Lena’s Raw Food Meetup
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ In the Lifestyle Center
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Chef Lena’s Raw Food Meetup
Monday, January 13th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
In the Lifestyle Center, FREE

 

Chef Lena Meade is a certified raw food instructor who teaches a raw food meetup and monthly (non) cooking class at our store on the second Monday of every month.  Lena will lead a discussion and provide raw foods tips and raw snacks provided by our store. Find out how you can incorporate more raw foods into your lifestyle!

Sign up at meetup.com/Chicago-Suburbs-Raw-and-Living-Foods/ 

Thu
16
Twitter Chat: Staying on Track with Your Health
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Staying on Track with Your Health
Thursday, January 16th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Keeping your resolutions going can be difficult. Join us to share and learn how and where to find the motivation to stay on track with your healthy eating goals! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Tue
21
Dr. Adam Mead’s Juicing Meetup: New Year, New You
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ In the Lifestyle Center
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Dr. Adam Mead’s Juicing Meetup: New Year, New You
Tuesday, January 21st
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
In the Lifestyle Center, FREE

Dr. Adam Meade teaches a How & Why juicing class every 3rd 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 juicing, and sometimes smoothie, techniques and discuss the nutritional benefits of juicing fresh produce. Learn how to boost your family’s health and immune system as you discover some new and delicious juicing combinations. Juice samples with produce provided by our store and recipes will be provided.

You must register for this free meetup by calling 630-590-5670 or visit online at meetup.com/juicing-for-Abundant-Health/

Thu
23
Twitter Chat: Winter Eating
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Winter Eating
Thursday, January 23rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As we approach the end of the first month of the new year, join in to share and learn ways to keep things delicious and interesting for your long term healthy eating goals! Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Sat
25
Health Tastes Great! Winter Cooking Classes
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ In the Lifestyle Center
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Health Tastes Great! Winter Cooking Classes
Saturday, January 25th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
In the Lifestyle Center, FREE

Health Tastes Great! Winter Cooking Classes

Saturday, January 25    10 – 11 am    FREE

In the Lifestyle Center

Chef Tom Manly returns with Chef Christian from our Prepared Foods department to dazzle you with some new ideas for the new year. Each month they’ll feature a different theme...this month is a surprise introduction. They’ll delight and instruct you in cooking techniques so It’s not a raw, vegan, or Health Starts Here cuisine but a flavor fusion focusing on better health in the new year. Chef Tom has cooked for many famous folks such as Presidents Ronald Reagan & both Bushs, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Clint Eastwood, and Bruce & Demi.

Samples and recipes will be given out for each recipe. These guys are a dynamic duo so don’t miss it!

You must sign up/call Customer Service by 1/22 to reserve a place in this class. 630-986-8500

Sun
26
BEDS Plus: Soup & Bread Event
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Village Club
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BEDS Plus: Soup & Bread Event
Sunday, January 26th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Village Club

Please join us for the second annual Soup & Bread fundraising event benefitting BEDS Plus at the Village Club of Western Springs. Savor soup dishes and bread from popular local restaurants including Whole Foods Market Hinsdale, Now Serving Cafe, Sweet Tomatoes, Mattone Restaurant and Nickson’s.

For more information or to order tickets call 708-354-0858, Ex 2

Tue
28
Massage Day
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ In the cafe
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Massage Day
Tuesday, January 28th
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
In the cafe

Massage Day is the last Tuesday of every month in our café.

Licensed massage therapist Loni Green will be available in our café for chair massage from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm.

$1/minute, $15 for 10 minutes of deep tissue massage.

Thu
30
Wellness Weekend: It's All About Me Spa Night
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ In the café and around the store
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Wellness Weekend: It's All About Me Spa Night
Thursday, January 30th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
In the café and around the store, FREE

It’s all about you and your health and body, inside and out. Our Whole Body department and marketing are teaming up again for a health extravaganza! Our vendors will be present handing out samples and providing raffle prizes to help you achieve your health goals in 2013. Goody bags will be distributed to the first 50 guests to complete the Wellness Tour by visiting all of our vendors.  Enjoy the raw and vegan sampling buffet with some delicious surprises such as a micro-greens appetizer prepared by our local vendor Farmedhere. There will be live jazz and complimentary chair massage by LMT Loni Green in the cafe. After that, join a stimulating class in the Lifestyle Center with a local naturopath.

Thu
30
Twitter Chat: Score With Big Taste
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ online
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Twitter Chat: Score With Big Taste
Thursday, January 30th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
online, free

The Big Game is coming up so it's time to start thinking about great game-day grub! Join us to share menu ideas and recipes that are sure to keep everyone happy and full. Follow #WFMdish to participate in the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Thu
30
Health University: Menopause, Dealing with Transition, Naturally
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ In the Lifestyle Center (upstairs)
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Health University: Menopause, Dealing with Transition, Naturally
Thursday, January 30th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
In the Lifestyle Center (upstairs), FREE

Join an expert in the health field for an informative and interactive class. We’re excited to have Thor Conner, Naturopathic Doctor (and previously one of our fabulous Whole Body team members) here to conduct a presentation and discussion on the transition of menopause. Dr Thor will address how to make the transition as smoothly as possible, the tools we can use when symptoms occur and other interventions to optimize health. Bring your questions, friends, your mom! This is information you most likely won’t hear from your doctor. Handouts will be provided.

Events At Nearby Stores

Team Member Costume Contest
Friday, October 31st
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Sauganash, Free

Our Team Members are competing for your votes! Last year, we had an astronaut, a cactus, a witch, and so many more characters. Who knows who will turn up this year?! Vote for your favorite costume, and you could win all sorts of holiday treats! 

Our Team Members are competing for your votes! Last year, we had an astronaut, a cactus, a witch, and so many more characters. Who knows who will turn up this year?!

Trick or Treat at South Loop
Friday, October 31st
12:00 AM
Store-Wide , Free

It’s going to be a spooktacular day here at Whole Foods Market. Stop by each department with your little monster and use the magic words for a special treat. If there’s a counter, there’s some candy! Say Trick or Treat to our spooky staff and receive a piece of Halloween candy. Cost: Free

It’s going to be a spooktacular day here at Whole Foods Market. Stop by each department with your little monster and use the magic words for a special treat.

Spooky Treats Demo
Friday, October 31st
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Store, FREE

Sample a spooky wholesome Halloween treat made by our Healthy Eating Specialist, and take home the recipe to make your own ghoulish goodies!

Sample a spooky wholesome Halloween treat made by our Healthy Eating Specialist, and take home the recipe to make your own ghoulish goodies!