January 2013

Tue
01
Get to know Bright Pink!
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ All Metro Chicago Stores
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Get to know Bright Pink!
Tuesday, January 1st
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
All Metro Chicago Stores

Bright Pink, which was founded here in Chicago in 2007, has grown to be the only national non-profit organization focusing on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women, while providing support for high-risk individuals. Whole Foods Market Chicago is honored that Bright Pink will be our One Dime at a Time recipient from January 1st to March 31st. During this time, all bag credits donated at the registers will go to Bright Pink to support their life-saving mission. Let your small change create big change this winter at our registers. Be Brilliant. Be Bold. Be Bright Pink.

 

Tue
01
New Year's Day Brunch
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Lincoln Park
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New Year's Day Brunch
Tuesday, January 1st
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Lincoln Park, $24.99/person

Come and celebrate the New Year with us at our Lincoln Park location! We're having a special NYD brunch from 11am-3pm on 1.1.13. To reserve a table today, please call our Customer Service Desk at 312.587.0648. Cost is $24.99/person - with the first two kids (under 10) eating for free. Options will include: 

House-smoked Beef Brisket • House-smoked Turkey Breast • Belgian Waffles • Omelet Station • Biscuits and Gravy • Bacon/Sausage • Roasted Potatoes • Macaroni and Cheese • Smoked Salmon Platter • Assorted Danish/muffins/tarts • Fresh Fruit • Coffee • Tea • Orange Juice

Wed
02
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, January 2nd
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
03
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, January 3rd
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
04
First Friday’s with Sixpoint Brewery
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ 1550 Bar
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First Friday’s with Sixpoint Brewery
Friday, January 4th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
1550 Bar

Join us at the 1550 bar for our monthly First Friday Party. Our host this month is Brooklyn’s own Sixpoint Brewery. Swing on by and taste some of the finest that New York has to offer. Must be 21+ with valid I.D.

Sat
05
Brunch with Metropolis Coffee Company
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Brunch with Metropolis Coffee Company
Saturday, January 5th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $25

Chef Won is teaming up with the coffee specialists from Metropolis Coffee Company to bring you this special 5 course brunch. Metropolis will be here to talk about their company and create coffee drinks (including a few adult coffee cocktails) for you while Won cooks brunch  dishes inspired by the drinks. Please specify whether  you prefer a vegetarian or carnivore option when registering.

 

You must be +21 to attend this event. ID’s will be verified at the beginning of brunch. To register for this event, please visit our Customer Service Desk, call us at 312.587.0648, or click here.

Sun
06
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, January 6th
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
07
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, January 7th
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

Wed
09
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, January 9th
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
10
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, January 10th
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.

Sat
12
Health Starts Here Passport Fair
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ lincoln park
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Health Starts Here Passport Fair
Saturday, January 12th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
lincoln park, FREE!

 

Enter to Win a FREE Pantry Makeover!

Looking for ways to make healthy choices in your diet?  Stop by Whole Foods Market and taste items throughout the store that are nutrient dense and delicious.  Pick up a passport and visit each department.   Once you reach your final stop, use your passport to enter to win a $50 Basic Pantry Makeover!

Sun
13
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, January 13th
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
14
14-Day Blast Off
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ online
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14-Day Blast Off
Monday, January 14th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
online

 

Watch your health skyrocket! Make a commitment to a healthier you. Our Healthy Eating team has tons of tips and guided store tours that point out all the choices to fuel you wherever you are in your healthy journey. Take on daily missions, earn badges and share your success!

Mon
14
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, January 14th
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

Wed
16
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, January 16th
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
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
Thursday, January 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.

Thu
17
Twitter Chat: Fuel Your Exercise
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Fuel Your Exercise
Thursday, January 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

How you eat can help elevate your exerise. We'll share ideas, favorite recipes, and more. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation from 6pm - 7pm CST.

Sat
19
Scratch Cooking Saturdays – “Soups to Warm Your Soul”
11:00 AM @ Cooking Classroom
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Scratch Cooking Saturdays – “Soups to Warm Your Soul”
Saturday, January 19th
11:00 AM
Cooking Classroom, FREE!

The soup is almost on…but our At Home Cooking Specialist, Sarah, needs your help! Sarah is creating 5 soups for this month’s Scratch Cooking Saturday, but she is one soup shy. Stop by the Cooking Station or email your soup idea(s) to her at Sarah.Chrystal@wholefoods.com. Please register at the Customer Service Desk, and we’ll see you for soup!

Sun
20
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, January 20th
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
21
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, January 21st
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

Wed
23
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, January 23rd
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
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
Thursday, January 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.

Thu
24
Twitter Chat: Super Foods
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Super Foods
Thursday, January 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

You've heard about "super foods" but what's behind all of the hype? Join us on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to discuss just what super foods are, what they can do for you, and how to get more of them in your diet in tasy ways. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation.

Sun
27
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, January 27th
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
30
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, January 30th
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
30
Meet John Mackey
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ 1550 Stage
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Meet John Mackey
Wednesday, January 30th
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
1550 Stage, Free!

Want to meet the man that started it all? Join our Co-Founder and Co-CEO, John Mackey, as he signs copies of his newest book “Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business” at our Lincoln Park location! Register in advance for a commemorative gift by emailing MW.KBS.Marketing@wholefoods.com. Books will be on sale early January and all profits from the books sold at Whole Foods Market will be donated to the Whole Planet Foundation.

Thu
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
Thursday, January 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.

Thu
31
The Big Cheese
6:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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The Big Cheese
Thursday, January 31st
6:00 PM
Specialty Department

Hello,  I'm a 1,000 pound wheel of Wisconsin Cheddar.  I was made April 2012 at Hennings Cheese in Kiel Wisconsin.  Watch me get cut on Thursday 1/31 at 6pm.

Thu
31
Twitter Chat: Winter Entertaining
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Winter Entertaining
Thursday, January 31st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

From big game parties to comforting dinners and healthy soirees, winter is a great time for entertaining. Join us on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to swap recipes, ideas, and more. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation.

Events At Nearby Stores

Black Harvest Festival Closing Night
Thursday, August 28th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Gene Siskel Film Center, $11

The 20th annual Black Harvest Film Festival closes with Norry Niven's, From Above, starring Danny Glover. Help us celebrate another succesful year, come for the film and stay for the Whole Foods Market reception.

The 20th annual Black Harvest Film Festival closes with Norry Niven's, From Above, starring Danny Glover.

Hello, Beauty Truck!
Friday, August 29th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
On Floor, Free

It's coming! The Hello, Beauty Truck will be making a stop at River Forest on Friday, August 29th from 11-7pm. Join us for free samples and summer tips from our beauty squad! Enter to win our Whole Body summer sweepstakes with a chance to win a $500 shopping spree! The first 50 people to RSVP will a receive a swag bag filled with beauty goodies. RSVP to abbie.corrigan@wholefoods.com.

It's coming! The Hello, Beauty Truck will be making a stop at River Forest on Friday, August 29th from 11-7pm. Join us for free samples and summer tips from our beauty squad!

Beer Can Chicken
Friday, August 29th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Store, FREE
This technique uses beer to steam the chicken on the grill, resulting in phenomenal grilled flavor, perfect for summer evenings. We will have how-to demonstrations, samples and everything you need to create this summertime favorite.
This technique uses beer to steam the chicken on the grill, resulting in phenomenal grilled flavor, perfect for summer evenings.