February 2013

Fri
01
First Fridays with Two Brothers Brewery
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ 1550 Bar
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First Fridays with Two Brothers Brewery
Friday, February 1st
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
1550 Bar

Spicy. Chocolate. Stout! Help us welcome Two Brothers Brewery to our 1550 Bar this Friday. Two Brothers is proud to present the second release of  their "Brewer's Choice" series to 1550 Bar patrons. The release, entitled "Off the Cuff", will  be available on draft at our 1550 Bar tonight!

Sat
02
28 Day Healthy Eating Challenge
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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28 Day Healthy Eating Challenge
Saturday, February 2nd
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $28

 

It’s always a good time to focus on your health, so join us each Saturday in February for our 28-day Challenge, where we will focus on eating healthy and helping you look at food in a new way. Through the Engine 2 Diet guidelines and educational tools provided by the Healthy Eating team, participants will discover delicious, heart-healthy recipes, learn new ways of cooking and how to read labels, and gain support in kicking off a new, PlantStrong lifestyle. Contact Healthy Eating Specialist Karen for more info at karen.formanski@wholefoods.com.

 

To register for the challenge please visit the Customer Service Desk, call us at 312.587.0648, or register online by clicking here.

Sun
03
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, February 3rd
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
06
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, February 6th
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
07
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, February 7th
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
07
Vitamix Roadshow
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Produce Department
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Vitamix Roadshow
Thursday, February 7th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Produce Department

The Vitamix Roadshow is stopping here at Lincoln Park! The Vitamix 5200 blender makes healthy eating easy and delicious. Stop in to watch (and taste!) as the Vitamix makes whole fruit and vegetable juices, soups and even ice cream. Get your Vitamix 5200 here at Whole Foods Market Lincoln Park starting February 7th!

Thu
07
Sweets & Drinks
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Check in will be in the wine department
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Sweets & Drinks
Thursday, February 7th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Check in will be in the wine department, FREE!

A sweet AND a drink? Now that’s a perfect pair. Mark your calendar and join us next month for our 3rd annual Sweets & Drinks! Our delicious bakery treats will be paired with wine and beer. Be one of the first 100 to pre-register at mw.kbs.marketing@wholefoods.com and you will receive a free gift!

 

Thu
07
Twitter Chat: Romancing the Food
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Romancing the Food
Thursday, February 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Food and love just seem to go hand-in-hand. Join us from 6pm to 7pm CST as we talk about food that inspires love, showing your love through food, and all things Valentine's Day. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to share your ideas and inspirations.

Thu
07
Un Amor de Chocolat
7:00 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Un Amor de Chocolat
Thursday, February 7th
7:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $5 Donation to Bright Pink

There is no love more sincere than the love of chocolate... and your sweet heart! Join Chef Celine from Barry Callebaut Chocolate Academy of Chicago for a chocolate tasting that will include: chocolate meringue kisses, chocolate coconut banana simosas, ginger honey caramel pops and more! Sign up today at our Customer Service Desk or by calling us at 312.587.0648.

Fri
08
Vitamix Roadshow
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Produce Department
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Vitamix Roadshow
Friday, February 8th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Produce Department

The Vitamix Roadshow is stopping here at Lincoln Park! The Vitamix 5200 blender makes healthy eating easy and delicious. Stop in to watch (and taste!) as the Vitamix makes whole fruit and vegetable juices, soups and even ice cream. Get your Vitamix 5200 here at Whole Foods Market Lincoln Park starting February 7th!

Sat
09
Vitamix Roadshow
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Produce Department
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Vitamix Roadshow
Saturday, February 9th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Produce Department

The Vitamix Roadshow is stopping here at Lincoln Park! The Vitamix 5200 blender makes healthy eating easy and delicious. Stop in to watch (and taste!) as the Vitamix makes whole fruit and vegetable juices, soups and even ice cream. Get your Vitamix 5200 here at Whole Foods Market Lincoln Park starting February 7th!

Sun
10
Vitamix Roadshow
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Produce Department
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Vitamix Roadshow
Sunday, February 10th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Produce Department

The Vitamix Roadshow is stopping here at Lincoln Park! The Vitamix 5200 blender makes healthy eating easy and delicious. Stop in to watch (and taste!) as the Vitamix makes whole fruit and vegetable juices, soups and even ice cream. Get your Vitamix 5200 here at Whole Foods Market Lincoln Park starting February 7th!

Sun
10
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, February 10th
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
11
Vitamix Roadshow
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Produce Department
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Vitamix Roadshow
Monday, February 11th
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Produce Department

The Vitamix Roadshow is stopping here at Lincoln Park! The Vitamix 5200 blender makes healthy eating easy and delicious. Stop in to watch (and taste!) as the Vitamix makes whole fruit and vegetable juices, soups and even ice cream. Get your Vitamix 5200 here at Whole Foods Market Lincoln Park starting February 7th!

Wed
13
Get to know the Whole Planet Foundation!
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Lincoln Park
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Get to know the Whole Planet Foundation!
Wednesday, February 13th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Lincoln Park

It's time to give opportunity around the globe by alleviating poverty worldwide! Whole Planet Foundation is funding poverty alleviation in communities that supply our stores with products. Join this  year's campaign to empower 180,000 people with a microcredit loan and a chance to change their own life through entrepreneurship. Please consider donating at our registers starting February 20th!

 

For more information on the Whole Planet Foundation, please visit www.wholeplanetfoundation.org

Wed
13
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, February 13th
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
14
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, February 14th
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
14
Twitter Chat: Things We Love
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Things We Love
Thursday, February 14th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Sunsets, butterfly kisses from a child, a perfectly sweet strawberry. There are so many things love in life. Join us on Twitter from 6pm to 7pm CST as we explore all of the things we love. Follow #wfmdish to share your thoughts. 

Sun
17
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, February 17th
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
20
Whole Planet Foundation Bag Giveaway
12:00 AM @ Lincoln Park
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Whole Planet Foundation Bag Giveaway
Wednesday, February 20th
12:00 AM
Lincoln Park

Join us as we kick off our Whole Planet Foundation fundraising, The first 100 customers to donate over $1 to the Whole Planet Foundation will receive a free reusable bag.

 

For more information on the Whole Planet Foundation, please visit www.wholeplanetfoundation.org

Wed
20
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, February 20th
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
21
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, February 21st
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
21
Twitter Chat: Food and Film
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Food and Film
Thursday, February 21st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Join us for a virtual dinner as we talk about the movies. We'll chat about our favorite food moments in film and share recipes inspired by films. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to join the conversation.

Thu
21
Tap Into History: Valentine's Day Massacre Dinner
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Tap Into History: Valentine's Day Massacre Dinner
Thursday, February 21st
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $35 (all proceeds benefit the Chicago History Museum)

Chef Won Kim and the Chicago History Museum invite you to this post Valentine's Day sit-down. Join us for five courses perfectly paired with a tale of murderous Chicago history from within our very own Lincoln Park. Although this is a Prohibition Era dinner, it most certainly will not be dry; each course will be paired with either a beer or spirit. Please register today and specify whether you prefer a meat or vegetarian dinner option. You must be +21 to attend this event. ID's will be verified at the beginning of dinner.

 

To register for this class, please visit the Chicago History Museum webpage by clicking here.

Sat
23
Intonation Music Workshop
11:00 AM @ 1550 Stage
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Intonation Music Workshop
Saturday, February 23rd
11:00 AM
1550 Stage, Free!

Join our friends from Intonation Music Workshop as they put on a special performance at our 1550 stage! The Intonation Music Workshop empowers children to become rock stars on every stage in life through innovative music education.

 

For more information on Intonation Music Workshop, click here!

Sun
24
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, February 24th
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
25
Bump Club and Beyond: Baby Food Made Easy
7:00 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Bump Club and Beyond: Baby Food Made Easy
Monday, February 25th
7:00 PM
Cooking Classroom

Bump Club and Beyond's Baby Food Made Easy at Whole Foods Market Lincoln Park, sponsored by FitPregnancy, is back! Join us for the 7th installment of Chicago's original Baby Food Class series. Taught by Chef Amanda Scrip, you'll learn what to feed your baby, when to introduce it, and how to make it. Introduction to Solids is recommended for babies 4-8 months.

 

Please register at bumpclubandbeyond.com

Wed
27
5% Community Support Day for Young Chicago Authors
12:00 AM @ All Metro Chicago Stores - Halsted, Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Gold Coast, and South Loop!
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5% Community Support Day for Young Chicago Authors
Wednesday, February 27th
12:00 AM
All Metro Chicago Stores - Halsted, Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Gold Coast, and South Loop!

All year long, we're inviting you to celebrate Whole Foods Market's 20 years in the city of Chicago. In February, we will be writing a love letter to our city with help of Young Chicago Authors, a non-profit focused on transforming the lives of young people by cultivating their voices through writing, publication, and performance education. On Wednesday February 27th, 5% of what you spend at our five Metro Chicago stores will go to YCA.

 

For more information on YCA, click here!

Wed
27
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, February 27th
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
28
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, February 28th
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
28
Samuel Smith Beer Dinner
7:00 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Samuel Smith Beer Dinner
Thursday, February 28th
7:00 PM
Cooking Classroom, $35

Join the ever-cheeky Chef Won and our friends from Samuel Smith as they present a beer dinner fit for the royal family. Chef Won will create a five course meal that perfectly pairs each course with a different Samuel Smith brew. Samuel Smith Brewery is one of the few remaining independent breweries in England, and is the last to utilize the classic Yorkshire Square system of fermentation solely in stone squares. Please join us for a night of great food and better beers. Must be 21+. IDs will be verified at the start of dinner.

 

To register for this dinner please visit our Customer Service Desk, call us at 312.587.0648, or register online by clicking here. Please specify whether you prefer a meat or vegetarian meal when registering.

Events At Nearby Stores

Monday Morning Story Time
Monday, September 22nd
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
In our Cafe, Free!

Beginning Monday, September 8

The biggest party for toddlers and tiny tots is back! Come join us every Monday morning (excluding Labor Day) 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. 

Beginning Monday, September 8

HOMEMADE BIRD FEEDERS
Monday, September 22nd
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5 donation to Whole Kids Foundation
Come make a bird feeder with Michael and grab a snack!
Come make a bird feeder with Michael and grab a snack!
28 Day Wellness Challenge: Weekly Meetings
Tuesday, September 23rd
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Lifestyle Center, $35 Individual/$60 Couple for entire 28 Day Challenge

Our Healthy Eating Specialists will guide and support you on a four week wellness journey, because "healthy is a lifestyle, not a diet." The program focuses on holistic topics alongside weekly cooking demonstrations. Price includes two brunches, goody bag, mini cooking classes, and a 20-minute consultation. Celebrate your ournety to a healthier lifestyle with great prizes and camaraderie. 

 

Our Healthy Eating Specialists will guide and support you on a four week wellness journey, because "healthy is a lifestyle, not a diet." The program focuses on holistic topics alongside weekly coo