September 2013

Sun
01
What's the Whole Deal?
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Store-wide
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What's the Whole Deal?
Sunday, September 1st
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Store-wide, FREE

Have you checked out our Whole Deal Coupon Book?  It’s filled with meal planners, coupons, sure deals, recipes and tons of information on how to save BIG.  We’ll have some money and time saving tips to share with you along with some delicious food!

Wed
04
Wonderful Wednesday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Around the store
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Wonderful Wednesday
Wednesday, September 4th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Around the store, FREE

Be sure to stop in on Wednesday and Friday from 4pm-6pm.  Each of our departments does a live tasting demonstration right on the floor.  Come in and enjoy the variety of foods we have to offer.  Ask our demo experts about their cooking techniques!

Thu
05
Twitter Chat: Cooking From the Garden
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Cooking From the Garden
Thursday, September 5th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Let's get excited about the bounty of fall flavors and discuss all the great ways to enjoy the season's freshest produce! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
05
Chef Charley's Cooking Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Chef Charley's Cooking Class
Thursday, September 5th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, FREE with Registration

Come join our talented team member Charley in the café for our weekly cooking class.  Each week has a different and exciting focus and no one goes home hungry!  Please sign up at the customer service desk or email charles.woolverton@wholefoods.com

Fri
06
Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Cafe
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Storytime
Friday, September 6th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Cafe, FREE

Storytime is always different and unique and comes with a special snack at the end.  Wish to be involved?  Email Candace.child@wholefoods.com.  Special Guest, Charley, will host our Storytime on the first Friday of each month! No need to register for this one, all are welcome!

Fri
06
Flavorful Friday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Around the store
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Flavorful Friday
Friday, September 6th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Around the store, FREE

Be sure to stop in on Wednesday and Friday from 4pm-6pm.  Each of our departments does a live tasting demonstration right on the floor.  Come in and enjoy the variety of foods we have to offer.  Ask our experts questions about their cooking techniques!

Sat
07
Kid's Day of Service (SSL Hours)
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Gaithersburg or Boyds, MD
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Kid's Day of Service (SSL Hours)
Saturday, September 7th
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Gaithersburg or Boyds, MD, FREE

Help pack Smart Sacks bags with Manna Food Center for kids who do not have enough food over the weekends during the school year.  SSL hours available for kids.  You must sign up by using the link below!  Kids and families who join up with Whole Foods Market Montgomery County Team Members for this two-hour volunteer project will also receive a salad lunch donated by Whole Kids Foundation.

 

Greenridge Baptist, 21925 Frederick Rd, Boyds, MD 20841  - https://wfm-moco-kids1.eventbrite.com/

Asbury Methodist, 333 Russell Ave , Gaithersburg, MD 20877 - https://wfm-moco-kids2.eventbrite.com/

Sun
08
KidServe Event (Food Drive)
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Cafe
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KidServe Event (Food Drive)
Sunday, September 8th
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Cafe, Bring a Donation

This food drive benefits Gaithersburg and Germantown HELP.  Help collect food, help sort it and learn how to organize your own food drive. Most needed items:  canned fruits, cereal, instant potatoes, boxed rice mixes, pasta, spaghetti sauce with meat, canned beef stew, canned chicken, tuna, peanut butter, kidney beans and black beans, tomato products, large paper grocery bags.

 

Any nonperishable item is happily accepted.  *We will start accepting items on August 29th.

 

Sign up at: http://vols.pt/4sN9Xx or email kidserve@yahoo.com

 

Tue
10
Kids Cooking Class (Ages 9-12)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Community Room
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Kids Cooking Class (Ages 9-12)
Tuesday, September 10th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Community Room, FREE with Registration

Come and join our talented Demo Specialist Chef Charley in the café honing your young one’s culinary skills. This is a hands-on class!  Aprons provided for participants to use.  Please sign up at the Customer Service Desk or email charles.woolverton@wholefoods.com.  Space is limited!!

Wed
11
Wonderful Wednesday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Around the store
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Wonderful Wednesday
Wednesday, September 11th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Around the store, FREE

Be sure to stop in on Wednesday and Friday from 4pm-6pm.  Each of our departments does a live tasting demonstration right on the floor.  Come in and enjoy the variety of foods we have to offer.  Ask our demo experts about their cooking techniques!

Thu
12
Chef Charley's Cooking Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Chef Charley's Cooking Class
Thursday, September 12th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, FREE with Registration

Come join our talented team member Charley in the café for our weekly cooking class.  Each week has a different and exciting focus and no one goes home hungry!  Please sign up at the customer service desk or email charles.woolverton@wholefoods.com

Fri
13
Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Cafe
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Storytime
Friday, September 13th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Cafe, FREE

Storytime is always different and unique and comes with a special snack at the end.  Wish to be involved?  Email Candace.child@wholefoods.com.  Special Guest, Charley, will host our Storytime on the first Friday of each month! No need to register for this one, all are welcome!

Fri
13
Flavorful Friday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Around the store
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Flavorful Friday
Friday, September 13th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Around the store, FREE

Be sure to stop in on Wednesday and Friday from 4pm-6pm.  Each of our departments does a live tasting demonstration right on the floor.  Come in and enjoy the variety of foods we have to offer.  Ask our experts questions about their cooking techniques!

Sat
14
Taste the Difference
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Taste the Difference
Saturday, September 14th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Store-wide, FREE

Are you familiar with our key programs that set us apart from them?  Local?  Organic?  5 Step Animal Welfare Rating?  Premium Body Care?  Health Starts Here?  Come out for live demonstrations in each department and let us tell you what we are all about at Whole Foods Market!

Sat
14
Giving Grill to benefit the Whole Kids Foundation
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM @ Outside
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Giving Grill to benefit the Whole Kids Foundation
Saturday, September 14th
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Outside, Donation

We’re serving up Hamburgers, Hot Dogs and Veggie Burgers all to support the Whole Kids Foundation.

Sun
15
Whole Kids Foundation Fair
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Parking Lot
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Whole Kids Foundation Fair
Sunday, September 15th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Parking Lot, Tickets are $1 each and available for purchase on the day of the event at Customer Service

Join us along with our community partners for a day at the fair!  Events will consist of:  Moon bounces, Dunk Tank, Obstacle Course, Mini Tennis Court, Live Music by Sudden Impact, Games, Demonstrations by the MBT, Food and other education activities.  Tickets can be purchased at Customer Service on the day of the event.  All proceeds will go to the Whole Kids Foundation whose mission is to improve children's nutrition and wellness with the goal of ending the childhood obesity epidemic Visit facebook.com/WholeFoodsKentlands for updated information.

Tue
17
Kids Cooking Class (Ages 4-8)
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Cafe
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Kids Cooking Class (Ages 4-8)
Tuesday, September 17th
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cafe, FREE with Registration

Come and join Paula from Andy’s Parties of Kentlands and Whole Foods Market to continuing honing your young one’s culinary skills.  Please sign up at the Customer Service Desk or email charles.woolverton@wholefoods.com.  Space is limited!!

Wed
18
Wonderful Wednesday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Around the store
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Wonderful Wednesday
Wednesday, September 18th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Around the store, FREE

Be sure to stop in on Wednesday and Friday from 4pm-6pm.  Each of our departments does a live tasting demonstration right on the floor.  Come in and enjoy the variety of foods we have to offer.  Ask our demo experts about their cooking techniques!

Thu
19
Half Pint Kids Club: Celebrating Corn
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cafe
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Half Pint Kids Club: Celebrating Corn
Thursday, September 19th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cafe, FREE with Registration

Corn is amazing this time of year. To celebrate the harvest, we'll be creating some very corny craft projects! This class is perfect for kids ages 2 - 5. Snacks will be provided. Sign up at Customer Service or email candace.child@wholefoods.com.

Thu
19
Twitter Chat: We Love Our Pets
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: We Love Our Pets
Thursday, September 19th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

We love our pets just as much as you do! So let's take an hour to share tips, best pet practices and show general appreciation for our fine furry friends! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Thu
19
Chef Charley's Cooking Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Chef Charley's Cooking Class
Thursday, September 19th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, FREE with Registration

Come join our talented team member Charley in the café for our weekly cooking class.  Each week has a different and exciting focus and no one goes home hungry!  Please sign up at the customer service desk or email charles.woolverton@wholefoods.com

Fri
20
Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Cafe
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Storytime
Friday, September 20th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Cafe, FREE

Storytime is always different and unique and comes with a special snack at the end.  Wish to be involved?  Email Candace.child@wholefoods.com.  Special Guest, Charley, will host our Storytime on the first Friday of each month! No need to register for this one, all are welcome!

Fri
20
Flavorful Friday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Around the store
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Flavorful Friday
Friday, September 20th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Around the store, FREE

Be sure to stop in on Wednesday and Friday from 4pm-6pm.  Each of our departments does a live tasting demonstration right on the floor.  Come in and enjoy the variety of foods we have to offer.  Ask our experts questions about their cooking techniques!

Sat
21
Taste the Difference
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Taste the Difference
Saturday, September 21st
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Store-wide, FREE

Are you familiar with our key programs that set us apart from them?  Local?  Organic?  5 Step Animal Welfare Rating?  Premium Body Care?  Health Starts Here?  Come out for live demonstrations in each department and let us tell you what we are all about at Whole Foods Market!

Wed
25
Wonderful Wednesday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Around the store
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Wonderful Wednesday
Wednesday, September 25th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Around the store, FREE

Be sure to stop in on Wednesday and Friday from 4pm-6pm.  Each of our departments does a live tasting demonstration right on the floor.  Come in and enjoy the variety of foods we have to offer.  Ask our demo experts about their cooking techniques!

Thu
26
Health Starts Here Cooking Class
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM @ Cafe
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Health Starts Here Cooking Class
Thursday, September 26th
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Cafe, FREE with Registration

Our Healthy Eating Specialist, Claire, is ready to show you how to make quick, healthy meals to jump start a healthier lifestyle.  Samples and recipes of her dishes are always included and plentiful!  Need a private tour or some one on one time with her?  Just ask!  Please sign up at customer service or email claire.furman@wholefoods.com.

Thu
26
Chef Charley's Cooking Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Chef Charley's Cooking Class
Thursday, September 26th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, FREE with Registration

Come join our talented team member Charley in the café for our weekly cooking class.  Each week has a different and exciting focus and no one goes home hungry!  Please sign up at the customer service desk or email charles.woolverton@wholefoods.com

Fri
27
Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Cafe
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Storytime
Friday, September 27th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Cafe, FREE

Storytime is always different and unique and comes with a special snack at the end.  Wish to be involved?  Email Candace.child@wholefoods.com.  Special Guest, Charley, will host our Storytime on the first Friday of each month! No need to register for this one, all are welcome!

Fri
27
Flavorful Friday
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Around the store
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Flavorful Friday
Friday, September 27th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Around the store, FREE

Be sure to stop in on Wednesday and Friday from 4pm-6pm.  Each of our departments does a live tasting demonstration right on the floor.  Come in and enjoy the variety of foods we have to offer.  Ask our experts questions about their cooking techniques!

Sat
28
Taste the Difference
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Taste the Difference
Saturday, September 28th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Store-wide, FREE

Are you familiar with our key programs that set us apart from them?  Local?  Organic?  5 Step Animal Welfare Rating?  Premium Body Care?  Health Starts Here?  Come out for live demonstrations in each department and let us tell you what we are all about at Whole Foods Market!

Events At Nearby Stores

38th Annual Metric Running Festival
Sunday, September 21st
8:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Town Center Lakefront, $65+

Run, play, eat!

Looking to run something longer than a half marathon but shorter than a full? Come run the Metric Marathon! Need a race in the beginning of Autumn and 26.2K is too long? Then come run the relay! The Howard County Striders' 38th Annual Metric Running Festival offers a 26.2km Marathon or 2 x 13.1km Relay. The race takes place Sunday 9/21, 8:15am at the Town Center Lakefront. Enjoy the post-race festival next to the Whole Foods Market store, with brunch sponsored by Whole Foods Market Columbia.

Click here to sign up online through Howard County Striders.

Run, play, eat!

Apple & Honey Series: Tasting the Jewish New Year
Sunday, September 21st
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
WFM Friendship Heights, FREE

We’ll have a sampling of apples, honey and store-baked challah to taste, as well as recipe cards and child-friendly information about the Jewish High Holidays.  Come learn about the Jewish Food Experience (jewishfoodexperience.com), a project of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington.  Tasting is free, no prior registration required. 

We’ll have a sampling of apples, honey and store-baked challah to taste, as well as recipe cards and child-friendly information about the Jewish High Holidays.  Come learn about the Jewish Food Ex

Fall Music Playlist
Sunday, September 21st
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Patio, Free!

Join us as Mixed Business plays onthe patio!

Join us as Mixed Business plays onthe patio!