April 2014

Tue
01
Cheese Night- Raw Milk Cheeses
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ In our specialty department
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Cheese Night- Raw Milk Cheeses
Tuesday, April 1st
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
In our specialty department, Free

We will discuss and explaore the amazing range and depth of flavor that is only available in the cheeses made using raw milk. Both domestic and imported cheeses will be sampled.

 

Wed
02
5% Day Naperville Art League
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Storewide
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5% Day Naperville Art League
Wednesday, April 2nd
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Storewide, Free

Shop at Whole Foods Market on April 2nd between 8am-10pm and 5% of all net sales will go to the Naperville Art League. ou do not need a special coupon or form to participate. The Naperville Art League is not-for-profit, volunter oranization that offers hands-on art classes througout the year. for more info to to http://www.npaervillartleague.com

 

Thu
03
Twitter Chat: Springtime Favorites
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Springtime Favorites
Thursday, April 3rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Spring is finally here, which means a hoard of new flavors and in-season items. We'll share recipes and cooking techniques to help you celebrate with food! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
05
Learn How to Cut Fruits & Veggies
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ In Our Lifestyle Center
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Learn How to Cut Fruits & Veggies
Saturday, April 5th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
In Our Lifestyle Center, Free

Sign up in advance at the customer service desk.

Join Dave from Produce to learn how to properly cut, store &pick out your produce! These tips can save you time and money.

Tue
08
Gluten Free Gathering goes Vocal for Local with Enjoy Life Foods
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ In Our Lifestyle Center
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Gluten Free Gathering goes Vocal for Local with Enjoy Life Foods
Tuesday, April 8th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
In Our Lifestyle Center, Free
*Please note the earlier time this month!* Sign up preferred. Join us for a special presentation by Samantha and Craig of locally produced Enjoy Life Foods. Come learn about their history, mission and their dedicated facility free of all top 8 allergens. Bring your questions, try samples, and share resources. Meanwhile, visit their website at www.enjoylifefoods.com .
Tue
08
Gluten Free Gathering
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ In Our Lifestyle Center
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Gluten Free Gathering
Tuesday, April 8th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
In Our Lifestyle Center, Free
Following a gluten free or other
special diet? We’ve got you covered!
Join in our Gluten Free & More
Gathering for support, sharing
resources, and trying out the newest
products! This meeting is offered
the second uesday of each month.
Wed
09
Holistic Moms Story Time
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ In Our Lifestyle Center
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Holistic Moms Story Time
Wednesday, April 9th
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
In Our Lifestyle Center, Free

Join Holistic Moms and their children for a morning of stories and great conversation. A story will be shared from 9:30-10:00 with continued time for connecting until 11:00am. All ages are welcome!

Wed
09
Spring Greens Class- Healthy Wealthy Wise*
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ In Our Lifestyle Center
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Spring Greens Class- Healthy Wealthy Wise*
Wednesday, April 9th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
In Our Lifestyle Center, Free
Seating is limited. Sign up in advance at marketingintern@naperville-lib.org Join Angela, the healthy eating specialist a WFM in Naperville & the Public Library for a fun and informative class on how to cook, prep, and store spring produce. *Program requires advanced registration, done only through the library not store.
Thu
10
Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part II
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From Italy Part II
Thursday, April 10th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Deliciously diverse, the wines of Italy are perfect for every occasion. Pick up one of the four bottles we'll be tasting and tweeting about tonight (Find the wines here: http://wholefoodsmarket.com/wine) and contribute to the fun! Follow #WFMwine to join in on the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Sat
12
Easter Tasting and Cabbage Patch Café!
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ In Our Lifestyle Center
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Easter Tasting and Cabbage Patch Café!
Saturday, April 12th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
In Our Lifestyle Center, Free, $3 for Cupcake Decorating
Take the stress out of cooking and leave it to us!
Stop by our Prepared Foods Department and throughout the store and taste a variety of items perfect for a special Easter meal.
 
Cabbage Patch Café
12-3 Free! No Need to Sign up!
What better place to find the Easter Bunny than surrounded by all natural and organic cabbage and carrots. Hop on in to the Cabbage Patch café and meet the Easter Bunny. Your child will be given bunny ears and an all natural treat to take home! Don’t forget your camera!
 
Cupcake Decorating
12-3 $3 Sign up at Customer Service
Make your very own Easter cupcake using all natural dyes, cake decorating tubes, coconut and other fun toppings. This is an open activity so come and go as you’d like. Located in the Lifestyle Center. Please sign up in advance so
we can make sure we have enough cupcakes.
Natural Easter Egg Decorating
 
12-3 Free!
Learn all natural dye making. Kids will be
able to dip their own hard boiled Easter
egg and take it home in a Whole Foods Market container filled with Easter grass! While Supplies last! Walk Up, no need to register
Sun
13
Sunday Brunch
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ In Our Lifestyle Center
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Sunday Brunch
Sunday, April 13th
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
In Our Lifestyle Center, $8.49 per plate
Join Chef Marc for the best brunch deal in town! Featuring made to order omelets with oven roasted potatoes, fresh fruit and o.j. for only $8.49! Vegan options and kids plates always available!
Sun
13
Prep, Cook, Go Class!
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ In Our Lifestyle Center
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Prep, Cook, Go Class!
Sunday, April 13th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
In Our Lifestyle Center, $20 per person
Sign up in advance at customer service. Space limited to 10. Join Angela, our Healthy Eating Specialist for this hands on batch cooking class. We will work together in groups to prepare 3 healthy meals for you to take home and eat throughout the week!
Thu
17
Twitter Chat: Easter Feast
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Easter Feast
Thursday, April 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Springtime's biggest food holiday is coming up! Share stories and find recipes, menus and other great ideas for Easter celebrating. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
18
All About Organics Class!
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ In Our Lifestyle Center
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All About Organics Class!
Friday, April 18th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
In Our Lifestyle Center , Free
Space is limited to 30. Sign up in advance at customer service. Join our Healthy Eating Specialist Angela for a class that will explain what organic means and what makes Whole Foods Market a certified organic retailer. Store tour follows class.
Sat
19
Kids Takeover Earth Day!
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ In Our Lifestyle Center
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Kids Takeover Earth Day!
Saturday, April 19th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
In Our Lifestyle Center, Free

Sign up in advance at customer service. Join us in our lifestyle center for earth themed kids crafts and learn about reusing recyled materials! Plant a seed and learn about how they grow! We will keep plants in our window to see their progress each day.

Tue
22
Earth Day with the Resiliency Institute!
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ In Our Lifestyle Center
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Earth Day with the Resiliency Institute!
Tuesday, April 22nd
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
In Our Lifestyle Center, Free

Learn how you can begin transitioning your yard toward permaculture with a fruit tree guild this spring! Plant guilds are used in permaculture design to increase nutrition, yields, and biodiversity while reducing weeding, fertilizing, and mulching. You will learn the key concepts of guild building and leave with an example of a fruit tree guild that you can plant this spring.

Thu
24
Twitter Chat: Celebrate The Earth
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Celebrate The Earth
Thursday, April 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

What are you doing to help our planet? We're celebrating Mother Earth all week long, and want to share and learn new ways to contibute to a better world! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
26
Local & Sustainable cooking + Local Store Tour
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ In Our Lifestyle Center
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Local & Sustainable cooking + Local Store Tour
Saturday, April 26th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
In Our Lifestyle Center, $5 per person
Sign up advance at customer service. Join Healthy Eating Specialist Angela to celebrate Earth Month with a sustainable & local cooking demo! Learn about Whole Moods Market's sustainable programs and how to incorporate local and sustainable products into your everyday life! Stick around for a local tour with Bonnie, our store Concierge.
Sun
27
Sunday Brunch
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ In Our Lifestyle Center
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Sunday Brunch
Sunday, April 27th
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
In Our Lifestyle Center, $8.49 per plate
Join Chef Marc for the best brunch deal in town! Featuring made to order omelets with oven roasted potatoes, fresh fruit, and o.j. for only $8.49! Vegan and kids plates always available!

Events At Nearby Stores

Bedding Drive for Beds Plus Care
Saturday, April 19th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
In the entry way, Donation

One of the biggest needs that our community partner Bed Plus faces is having enough bedding for their homeless shelter in west suburban Cook County.

Since during Earth Month, we’re re-using and recycling, we’re asking our customers to donate bedding in good condition (or new) to offset their needs.

They need: twin sheets (sets or single), standard pillowcases, and twin-sized washable blankets.

For more info or to volunteer, visit http://beds-plus.org/

One of the biggest needs that our community partner Bed Plus faces is having enough bedding for their homeless shelter in west suburban Cook County.

Easter Bunny Visit
Saturday, April 19th
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Around the store, FREE

Hppity, hoppity, Easter’s on its way….that means that once again, the Easter Bunny is sure to visit our store with healthier Easter treats for all. The Easter Bunny will greet young and old so bring your cameras!

Hppity, hoppity, Easter’s on its way….that means that once again, the Easter Bunny is sure to visit our store with healthier Easter treats for all.

Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 19th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Outside, FREE

 Ages: 2 - 10

Join us outside on the lawn to hunt for eggs with a surprise inside! (1 egg per child)

 Ages: 2 - 10

Join us outside on the lawn to hunt for eggs with a surprise inside! (1 egg per child)