June 2013

Sat
01
Summer Fitness Fair
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Hamilton Community Garden, at the corner of Cornelia & Paulina
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Summer Fitness Fair
Saturday, June 1st
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Hamilton Community Garden, at the corner of Cornelia & Paulina, Free

 Come find us at the Hamilton Community Garden, just 2 blocks north of the store at the corner of Cornelia & Paulina, for a day filled with fitness. Get your body moving at 2 yoga classes led by CorePower Yoga at 12 & 1pm, then wander the garden getting tips & product samples from our vendors to support your summer fitness goals. In case of rain vendors will be inside the store and workout classes will be canceled. 

Sun
02
Udi's Gluten Free Disco BBQ
11:30 AM @ Lakeview Parking Lot
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Udi's Gluten Free Disco BBQ
Sunday, June 2nd
11:30 AM
Lakeview Parking Lot, Free!

Stop by this unforgettable Disco BBQ experience for hot dog & hamburger samples featuring Udi’s Gluten Free Foods’ buns and a special performance by the Boogie Your Buns Dancers!

Mon
03
Pop-arazzi
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Metro Chicago Social media
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Pop-arazzi
Monday, June 3rd
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Metro Chicago Social media

How rad is your dad? Send us a pic – from the past or present - that captures your dad at his raddest, and tell us why he deserves to win the ultimate summer grilling set – a brand new grill, tools, and a $100 Whole Foods Market gift card. Twitpic or Instragram us @wholefoodsCHI between June 3 and June 14, using #poparazzi. For questions and official rules, please visit www.wholefoodsmarket.com.  

Tue
04
Kids Cafe with Merry Music Markers
9:00 AM @ Lakeview Cafe
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Kids Cafe with Merry Music Markers
Tuesday, June 4th
9:00 AM
Lakeview Cafe, Free

 

The first Tuesday of the month is getting a little more musical in the Lakeview café. Bring the little ones for a 30 minute performance by the Merry Music Makers.

Sat
08
Beerfest 2013
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Lakeview
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Beerfest 2013
Saturday, June 8th
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lakeview, $5 suggested donation to Rebuilding Exchange

Our annual festival of all things beer is back! Enjoy an afternoon filled with new brews & old favorites, with over 30 different beers to sample. We will also be selling special pints of Great Lakes Brewery’s Lemongrass infused Krankshaft  & Metropolitan Brewing’s Warrior Dry Hopped Commodore Perry alongside paired food options of a Pork Rillette sandwich & Vegetable Tart respectively. Plus our friends from Rebuilding Exchange will be hanging out by the grill with a special community art project.

Thu
13
Twitter Chat: Summer Produce Gone Wild
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer Produce Gone Wild
Thursday, June 13th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Squash, canteloupe, and corn - oh my! Summer's bounty is just ripe for the cooking and we'll dish about all of the ways to enjoy your favorites. We'll also celebrate our friends the bees, pollinators we all love and need to keep summer's bounty returning years after year. Follow #wfmdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
15
Father's Day Frozen Treats
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Lakeview
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Father's Day Frozen Treats
Saturday, June 15th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lakeview, Free!

To thank all the dad’s out there we are setting up a free milkshake stand! Stop by to get a custom milkshake featuring local products like Swiss Gourmet ice Cream & Terry’s Toffee & Made Right Here options like jams & freshly ground peanut butter.

Thu
20
Craft Bar Chicago's Pets for Life
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Mignonette Bridal (1747 W Belmont)
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Craft Bar Chicago's Pets for Life
Thursday, June 20th
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mignonette Bridal (1747 W Belmont), $5 donation to the Humane Society or a bag of cat/dog food

Help celebrate Etsy Craft Party 2013 Craft for the Community with Craft Bar Chicago’s “Pets for Life!” event on June 20th! Pets for Life is a program of the Humane Society of the United States that works directly with underserved communities by providing free animal care and wellness to those who would not normally have access. Join us as we fashion home-made paracord collars which will go directly to dogs in need. Admission is five dollars or a bag of dog/cat food. Enter our raffle for your chance to win a custom pet portrait from Grass Green Design! A certified therapy dog will be available for cuddling while delicious, vegan snacks from Whole Foods Market and drinks will be waiting for you at the bar. All proceeds benefit the Humane Society of the United State’s Pets for Life program! What a fabulous opportunity to use your crafty-nature to help the Chicago Community! Hope to see ya there! 1747 W. Belmont Ave. June 20th, 2013. 6-9p.

Thu
20
Knife Skills with Learn Cook Eat
6:30 PM @ Lakeview Lifestyle Center
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Knife Skills with Learn Cook Eat
Thursday, June 20th
6:30 PM
Lakeview Lifestyle Center, $40

Having good knife skills is the key to lessening the amount of prep time you have in the kitchen. In this class you will be given a basket of produce and directions on how to prepare them for different uses. (Bring your own knife or use one of ours.) Registration is required, call 773.244.4200 to reserve your spot.

Sat
22
Health Starts Here Chillin' & Grillin'
11:00 AM @ Lakeview
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Health Starts Here Chillin' & Grillin'
Saturday, June 22nd
11:00 AM
Lakeview, Free

Looking for a big bang for your BBQ bash? Celebrate summer throughout the store with delicious ideas and recipes that are plant strong, nutrient dense and perfect for summer happenings. Stop in for sweet and savory ideas to keep your family on the right track while still enjoying your favorite dishes! 

Wed
26
5% Community Support Day for CHIRP
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Lakeview
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5% Community Support Day for CHIRP
Wednesday, June 26th
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Lakeview

Fresh. Local. Radio. Shop local with us on Wednesday, June 26, and 5% of what you spend will go to CHIRP radio, Chicago’s independent radio project. Visit www.wholefoodsmarket.com or www.chirpradio.org for more information.

Thu
27
Tips from the Teams: Jams & Perserves
6:00 PM @ Lakeview Lifestyle Center
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Tips from the Teams: Jams & Perserves
Thursday, June 27th
6:00 PM
Lakeview Lifestyle Center, $10

Join Chef Lauren from our Prepared Foods Team for a special behind the scenes look of our Made Right Here Jams & Preserves. Get a step by step guide from Chef Lauren on how we make fun jam flavors like Peach Raspberry & then go get creative in your own kitchen. PLUS each participant gets a free jar of jam to take home!

Thu
27
Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
Thursday, June 27th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Cool, crisp whites, reds to pair with your favorite steak - wine is made for summer food. Join us as we chat about pairing wines with both weather and favorite summer foods. Follow #wfmwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Sat
29
New Leash on Life Doggie Adoption Event
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Lakeview Parking Lot
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New Leash on Life Doggie Adoption Event
Saturday, June 29th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lakeview Parking Lot, Free

 

Come meet representatives from this all-volunteer dog rescue in our parking lot and meet 4-legged friends in need of good homes!

Events At Nearby Stores

Kids Cook Too!
Friday, August 1st
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lincoln Park's Cooking Classroom, $20/parent-1 child $30/parent-2 children

One of the greatest gifts you can give your child(ren) to lead a healthy lifestyle is the ability to cook!  Come join Cooking at Home Specialist, Sarah, as she teaches you and your child(ren) to cook healthy, kid friendly foods.  In this class we will learn to make peanut butter and banana French toast with strawberry compote and a baked omelet.

One of the greatest gifts you can give your child(ren) to lead a healthy lifestyle is the ability to cook!  Come join Cooking at Home Specialist, Sarah, as she teaches you and your child(ren)

Hello Beauty Event
Friday, August 1st
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Willowbrook, FREE

Hello, Beauty!

Have you seen the #hellobeautytruck around town? Find it with gorgeous glows + marvelous makeup HERE, Fri, August 1st from 11-2pm! We’ll have free samples, massages, nail bar, small bites, mocktails, and summer tips! Sip a mocktail, get a massage, get your nails done and enter to win a $500 VIP Whole Body Shopping Spree.  Grab a friend and enjoy a girls’ day out or take an extra-long lunch. The first 20 people to pre-register on Eventbrite will get a special surprise upon check-in:  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/hello-beauty-tickets-12278141251

 Follow us on Twitter at #hellobeautytruck

Hello, Beauty!

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Tasting
Saturday, August 2nd
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Grocery, FREE

Here’s your chance to taste all of our finest extra-virgins, along with a few balsamic vinegars, with your favorite summer foods…heirloom tomatoes, mozzarella, basil and more. Find out how to feature these oils with summer’s best as Anne in Marketing tells you why we only carry extra-virgins and what you should look for when selecting oils.

Here’s your chance to taste all of our finest extra-virgins, along with a few balsamic vinegars, with your favorite summer foods…heirloom tomatoes, mozzarella, basil and more.