October 2012

Sat
13
Learn about CureViolence, our 5% Day Recipient
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ All Metro Chicago Stores
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Learn about CureViolence, our 5% Day Recipient
Saturday, October 13th
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
All Metro Chicago Stores

CureViolence (formerly known as CeaseFire) is a nonprofit that uses a public health model to stop shootings and killings in our city. Whole Foods Market Chicago is proud to donate 5% of our sales on 10/17 to this organization, to help support the important work they do in making our city safer for everyone. Do Your Peace to make Chicago safer, and support CureViolence by shopping with us on this day. For more information about CureViolence, please visit www.cureviolence.org.

Sat
13
Two Brothers Heavy Handed IPA Tap Takeover
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ 1550 Bar
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Two Brothers Heavy Handed IPA Tap Takeover
Saturday, October 13th
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
1550 Bar

Ever wonder what makes one IPA different from the next? Check out the Heavy Handed series by local brewery Two Brothers at this special tap takeover, featuring special flights and 5 different types of hops.

Sun
14
Sunday Night Wine & Cheese at Da'Vine Wine Bar
4:00 PM @ Da'Vine Wine Bar
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Sunday Night Wine & Cheese at Da'Vine Wine Bar
Sunday, October 14th
4:00 PM
Da'Vine Wine Bar, $25

 

Join us at the Da’Vine Wine Bar on Sunday afternoons, where each week our Specialists pair five wines with five cheeses in perfectly palatable harmony!

Mon
15
T'ai Chi with Lincoln Park Village
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Cooking Classroom
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T'ai Chi with Lincoln Park Village
Monday, October 15th
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Cooking Classroom, Members: $40 for the series; Non-members: $15/session

Join T'ai Chi instructor Arlene Faulk to learn how to use breathing and gentle movement to increase your energy, flexibility, and muscle strength.  For more information and to reserve your spot, call the Village office 773-248-8700 or visit www.lincolnparkvillage.org

Mon
15
Lincoln Park Meet Up with Creative Pitch
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ lincoln park
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Lincoln Park Meet Up with Creative Pitch
Monday, October 15th
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
lincoln park

Meet Creative Pitch, a local non-profit that works with Chicago design studios and marketing firms to get used art supplies into the hands of the students and instructors who need them. Learn how you can “pitch” in: drop by and meet Creative Pitchers Dian Sourelis and Kelli Langdon as they get to know our store and introduce themselves. Through the end of 2012, Creative Pitch will be featured as Whole Foods Market Chicago’s One Dime at a Time recipient.

Wed
17
Do Your Peace to CureViolence – a 5% Day for CureViolence
12:00 AM @ All Metro Chicago Stores
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Do Your Peace to CureViolence – a 5% Day for CureViolence
Wednesday, October 17th
12:00 AM
All Metro Chicago Stores

 

Your grocery list can make Chicago safer today. Shop with us on 10/17, and 5% of what you spend will go to CureViolence (formerly known as CeaseFire), a nonprofit that uses a public health model to stop shootings and killings in our city. Help support a safer Chicago and do your peace. For more information about CureViolence, please visit www.cureviolence.org.

Wed
17
Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
Wednesday, October 17th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, FREE!

Join the creative teachers of Bubbles Academy on our Whole Foods Market Lincoln Park Stage for exciting songs and stories to entertain the little ones.  For more information on Bubbles

Academy, please visit www.bubblesacademy.com.

Wed
17
Earth Mama Angel Baby Doula Demo
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ lincoln park
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Earth Mama Angel Baby Doula Demo
Wednesday, October 17th
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
lincoln park, FREE!

Calling all moms and moms-to-be! Are you looking for the safest, toxin-free products for yourself and your babies? Join DONA-trained Doula Hillary Scharmann and Earth Mama Angel Baby to learn how to safely and organically soothe, calm and heal you and your Lil’ Pumpkin’ throughout all stages of Mommy-hood.

Wed
17
Say Your Peace to CureViolence
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Community Table
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Say Your Peace to CureViolence
Wednesday, October 17th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Community Table, FREE!

Join us by the Community Table to celebrate our 5% Day for CureViolence! Daniele from A Muse will be in our store to help everyone Say Your Peace with a fun activity. We will have music and delicious samples will be provided.

 

Wed
17
Healthy Meals in Minutes Demo
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Health Starts Here Kiosk
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Healthy Meals in Minutes Demo
Wednesday, October 17th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Health Starts Here Kiosk, FREE!

 

Join us every Wednesday for a quick demo illustrating just how easy healthy cooking can be. Try a sample of a new Health Starts Here recipe each week, and grab a recipe card so you can recreate the dish at home.

Thu
18
Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
Thursday, October 18th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, FREE!

Join the creative teachers of Bubbles Academy on our Whole Foods Market Lincoln Park Stage for exciting songs and stories to entertain the little ones.  For more information on Bubbles

Academy, please visit www.bubblesacademy.com.

Fri
19
Book Signing with author Anupy Singla
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ 1550 Stage
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Book Signing with author Anupy Singla
Friday, October 19th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
1550 Stage

Get your Diwali on! Come celebrate the Indian festival of lights with cookbook author Anupy Singla. She will be signing copies of her new book Vegan Indian Cooking and showing you unique approaches to easy and healthy Indian food.

Sat
20
Somebody Needs this Junk Supply Drive with Creative Pitch
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ 1550 Stage
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Somebody Needs this Junk Supply Drive with Creative Pitch
Saturday, October 20th
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
1550 Stage

Got used art supplies lying around and no artist in sight? Bring in your old scissors, frames, digital cameras, and the like* to our store and we’ll get them in good hands. Our current One Dime at a Time recipient, Creative Pitch collects used art supplies from design studios, creative agencies, and individuals and redistributes them to deserving art students and teachers across Chicago. Collect your pitchables and get involved.

*see the official list of acceptable items on our blog at http://wholefoodschi.tumblr.com

Sat
20
Fall for Apples with Health Starts Here
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Health Starts Here Kiosk
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Fall for Apples with Health Starts Here
Saturday, October 20th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Health Starts Here Kiosk, FREE!

Stop by the Health Starts Here Kiosk anytime between 11am-2pm to sample a variety of local apples and apple-centric treats. Take home recipes celebrating these nutrient dense fruits at the peak of their season, and learn some fun facts on the history of apples as well!

 

 

Sat
20
Hand Dipped Caramel Apples To Order
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Bakery
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Hand Dipped Caramel Apples To Order
Saturday, October 20th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bakery

Come celebrate Sweetest Day with a sweet treat from our Bakery! Our very own Brad will be hand dipping caramel apples to order starting at 12p. Pick from an array of delicious toppings to decorate your sweet treat.

Sun
21
Back Channel Chase
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Whole Foods Market River Walk
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Back Channel Chase
Sunday, October 21st
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Whole Foods Market River Walk

Join the LPJ Chicago and British School Chicago middle school teams for the second annual middle-school only regatta, Back Channel Chase. For More information, click here!

Sun
21
Sunday Night Wine & Cheese at Da'Vine Wine Bar
4:00 PM @ Da'Vine Wine Bar
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Sunday Night Wine & Cheese at Da'Vine Wine Bar
Sunday, October 21st
4:00 PM
Da'Vine Wine Bar, $25

 

Join us at the Da’Vine Wine Bar on Sunday afternoons, where each week our Specialists pair five wines with five cheeses in perfectly palatable harmony!

Wed
24
Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
Wednesday, October 24th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, FREE!

Join the creative teachers of Bubbles Academy on our Whole Foods Market Lincoln Park Stage for exciting songs and stories to entertain the little ones.  For more information on Bubbles

Academy, please visit www.bubblesacademy.com.

Wed
24
Playing Around: a Theater Enrichment Class
10:30 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Playing Around: a Theater Enrichment Class
Wednesday, October 24th
10:30 AM
1550 Stage, FREE!

Stick around after Bubbles and join the Nicholson School on our 1550 stage for this wonderful FREE interactive theater class for children 3 years and up. For more information, please visit http://www.novellanicholsonschool.org. This class is free, but the first 30 registrants will receive a prize! Call 312-587-0648 to register.

Wed
24
Healthy Meals in Minutes Demo
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Health Starts Here Kiosk
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Healthy Meals in Minutes Demo
Wednesday, October 24th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Health Starts Here Kiosk, FREE!

 

Join us every Wednesday for a quick demo illustrating just how easy healthy cooking can be. Try a sample of a new Health Starts Here recipe each week, and grab a recipe card so you can recreate the dish at home.

Thu
25
Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
Thursday, October 25th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, FREE!

Join the creative teachers of Bubbles Academy on our Whole Foods Market Lincoln Park Stage for exciting songs and stories to entertain the little ones.  For more information on Bubbles

Academy, please visit www.bubblesacademy.com.

Thu
25
Tap Into History: Haunted Chicago Beer Dinner
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Tap Into History: Haunted Chicago Beer Dinner
Thursday, October 25th
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $35 (all proceeds benefit the Chicago History Museum)

 

Join Chef Won Kim and the Chicago History Museum for this evening of spookily good culinary delights, supernatural brews, and hair-raising history. Our friends from the Chicago Beer Geeks will pick 5 of their favorite brews (or should we say boos?) for you to try. For more information, or to register, please visit www.chicagohistory.org

Sat
27
Scratch Cooking Saturdays: Redefine your Roots!
11:00 AM @ Cooking Classroom
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Scratch Cooking Saturdays: Redefine your Roots!
Saturday, October 27th
11:00 AM
Cooking Classroom, FREE!

Start your Saturday afternoon learning how to redefine your ROOTS!  Come spend the early afternoon learning how to make delicious foods with root vegetables.

Please reserve your spot by signing up at the Customer Service desk, or by calling 312-587-0648.

Sun
28
Sunday Night Wine & Cheese at Da'Vine Wine Bar
4:00 PM @ Da'Vine Wine Bar
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Sunday Night Wine & Cheese at Da'Vine Wine Bar
Sunday, October 28th
4:00 PM
Da'Vine Wine Bar, $25

 

Join us at the Da’Vine Wine Bar on Sunday afternoons, where each week our Specialists pair five wines with five cheeses in perfectly palatable harmony!

Mon
29
T'ai Chi with Lincoln Park Village
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Cooking Classroom
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T'ai Chi with Lincoln Park Village
Monday, October 29th
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Cooking Classroom, Members: $40 for the series; Non-members: $15/session

Join T'ai Chi instructor Arlene Faulk to learn how to use breathing and gentle movement to increase your energy, flexibility, and muscle strength.  For more information and to reserve your spot, call the Village office 773-248-8700 or visit www.lincolnparkvillage.org

Tue
30
Playing Around: a Theater Enrichment Class
10:30 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Playing Around: a Theater Enrichment Class
Tuesday, October 30th
10:30 AM
1550 Stage, FREE!

Join the Nicholson School on our 1550 stage for this wonderful FREE interactive theater class for children 3 years and up. For more information, please visit http://www.novellanicholsonschool.org. This class is free, but the first 30 registrants will receive a prize! Call 312-587-0648 to register.

Wed
31
Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Bubbles Academy Songs & Stories for Kids
Wednesday, October 31st
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
1550 Stage, FREE!

Join the creative teachers of Bubbles Academy on our Whole Foods Market Lincoln Park Stage for exciting songs and stories to entertain the little ones.  For more information on Bubbles

Academy, please visit www.bubblesacademy.com.

Wed
31
Trick-or-Treat!
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM @ lincoln park
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Trick-or-Treat!
Wednesday, October 31st
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
lincoln park, while supplies last; free!

Stop by our store and trick-or-treat throughout the departments!

 

Wed
31
Healthy Meals in Minutes Demo
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Health Starts Here Kiosk
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Healthy Meals in Minutes Demo
Wednesday, October 31st
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Health Starts Here Kiosk, FREE!

 

Join us every Wednesday for a quick demo illustrating just how easy healthy cooking can be. Try a sample of a new Health Starts Here recipe each week, and grab a recipe card so you can recreate the dish at home.

Events At Nearby Stores

Monday Morning Story Time
Monday, March 2nd
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
In our Cafe, Free!

Come join us every Monday morning in the café for some serious snacks, stories and more! Please gather at 9:00am for snacks - stories begin promptly at 9:15am. The festivities are free so bring your neighbor and your other toddler friends to the coolest morning hang out in town. 

Come join us every Monday morning in the café for some serious snacks, stories and more! Please gather at 9:00am for snacks - stories begin promptly at 9:15am.

HEALTH STARTS HERE 5 FOR $5 MONDAY LUNCH
Monday, March 2nd
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Prepared Foods Department, $5
Stop by our Prep Foods Department for your delicious healthy meal for only $5! You get 5 different dishes and also get a FREE dessert made by our Healthy Eating Specialist, Robin, on March 2 & March 30!
Stop by our Prep Foods Department for your delicious healthy meal for only $5!
Green Smoothies & Drinks 101
Tuesday, March 3rd
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Deerfield, Complimentary!

Smoothies can be an easy way to nourish your body with essential nutrients. In this class we will be highlighting the reasons why green smoothies and drinks can be beneficial to your health and well-being.  Our instructor will demonstrate how to make some easy nutritious and delicious drinks.  Samples and recipes will be included during the class. 

Smoothies can be an easy way to nourish your body with essential nutrients.