October 2012

Tue
02
Whole Kids Craft & Story Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Cafe
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Whole Kids Craft & Story Time
Tuesday, October 2nd
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cafe, FREE!

Bring the kids for this fun hour of crafts, stories, and healthy snacks! Ages 3-6.

Sat
06
Oktoberfest
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Store-Wide
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Oktoberfest
Saturday, October 6th
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Store-Wide, FREE!

Come to Park Lane today to taste everything German in tribute to Oktoberfest! From beer brats and 'kraut, to schnitzel, and tasty German treats, we have all the flavors you are looking for.

Sat
06
Parktoberfest
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ The Pour at Park Lane
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Parktoberfest
Saturday, October 6th
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The Pour at Park Lane, Select $3 pints & $4 wines by the glass

Join us at The Pour at Park Lane for $3 Oktoberfest drafts, and $4 select wines by the glass! Also enjoy live music and complimentary appetizers featuring our made in store beer brats and artisan cheeses!

Tue
09
Whole Kids Coloring Contest
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Guest Service Desk
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Whole Kids Coloring Contest
Tuesday, October 9th
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Guest Service Desk, FREE!

Does your kiddo love to color?! If so, we will be giving away a $25 Whole Foods Market gift card for the winner of our pumpkin coloring contest. Entry forms are available at the guest service desk. Winner to be selected on October 27th.

Tue
09
Whole Kids Craft & Story Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Cafe
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Whole Kids Craft & Story Time
Tuesday, October 9th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cafe, FREE!

Bring the kids for this fun hour of crafts, stories, and healthy snacks! Ages 3-6.

Wed
10
Seafood Cutting Class
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Seafood Department
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Seafood Cutting Class
Wednesday, October 10th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Seafood Department, FREE!

Come to our seafood department today and learn how to fillet a fish like a pro! Learn skilled techniques from our fishmonger Aaron Sanders and taste a fresh seafood offering.

Sat
13
Great Balls Of Cake Class with Brunch & Bubbly!
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Bakery Department
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Great Balls Of Cake Class with Brunch & Bubbly!
Saturday, October 13th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Bakery Department

New to Park Lane, join our bakery team experts for a two hour cake ball class, with brunch and mimosas included! During this hands on class, you will learn the art of mixing, forming, and creating cake balls from scratch! Best of all, finish off your newly created masterpieces with fresh dipped chocolate, yum! Space limited to the first 22 registrants. Ages 21 and up. Click HERE for tickets.

Sat
13
Apple Pie Eating Contest
1:30 PM @ Bakery Department
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Apple Pie Eating Contest
Saturday, October 13th
1:30 PM
Bakery Department, FREE!

If you love apple pie, and you love gift cards, then this is the event for you! Join us in the bakery department for an old fashioned apple pie eating contest. Hands behind your back, ready, set, go! The top three fastest finishers will receive the following prizes:

  • 1st Place - $50 Whole Foods Market gift card
  • 2nd Place - $25 Whole Foods Market gift card
  • 3rd Place - $10 Whole Foods Market gift card

It's FREE, sign up at the guest service desk!

Sat
13
How Do You Like Them Apples?
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Store-Wide
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How Do You Like Them Apples?
Saturday, October 13th
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Store-Wide, FREE!

Apple season is here! With several new crops arriving daily, you won't believe your eyes when you see all the different apples and flavor profiles. Come try a variety of apple infused creations from each department, and join us for our annual apple pie eating contest at 1:30pm in the bakery. Top three finishers will receive a Whole Foods Market gift card! Sign up at the guest service desk, its FREE!

Sat
13
Make Up From Day To Night
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Make Up From Day To Night
Saturday, October 13th
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Body Department, FREE!

Join our Zuzu, Mineral Fusion and Dr. Houschka estheticians in our Whole Body department for a personal consultation on how to transform your make up from the office to an evening out.

Tue
16
Whole Kids Craft & Story Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Cafe
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Whole Kids Craft & Story Time
Tuesday, October 16th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cafe, FREE!

Bring the kids for this fun hour of crafts, stories, and healthy snacks! Ages 3-6.

Tue
16
Health Starts Here Dinner & Movie Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Dining Room
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Health Starts Here Dinner & Movie Night
Tuesday, October 16th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Dining Room, $15

Join us for a delicious dinner featuring our Health Starts Here seasonal dishes, as we showcase a full movie screening of The Engine 2 "Kitchen Rescue," starring Rip Esselstyn. Watch Rip, former Texas firefighter and bestselling author, as he teaches the White and Wali families the basics of a whole-food, plant-based diet. Step-by-step, Rip guides these families on how to take control of their own health. Dinner to include:

Side Dish:

Brussel Sprouts with Apples & Shallots

Side Dish:

Mashed Potatoes with Greens

Main Dish:

Lentil Loaf with Mushroom Gravy

Dessert:

A Fresh Take on Apple Pie

$15 per person. All ages are welcome. Click HERE for tickets.

Wed
17
Growler Power Hour
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ The Pour At Park Lane
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Growler Power Hour
Wednesday, October 17th
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
The Pour At Park Lane, One hour only - 50% off!

Reduce, re-use, re-growl! Today for one hour only, come to the bar for a Growler Power Hour! Bring in your Whole Foods Market  growler for 50% off growler fills on ANY of our 18 different beers on tap (while supplies last). If you don't have a Whole Foods Market growler container, not to worry! We have them available at the bar for $6.99 each.

Fri
19
Haunted Beer Dinner
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Dining Room
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Haunted Beer Dinner
Friday, October 19th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Dining Room, $25

Join us at Park Lane for an evening of spookily good culinary delights, supernatural beer pairings, entertainment, and more! Wear your Halloween costume (suggested, but not required) for a chance to win “Best costume” and a $100 Whole Foods Market gift card. You get to vote on the winner! Dinner to include:

 

Soup:
Spicy Smoked Pumpkin

Salad:
Roasted Beet & Apple Salad with Arugula & Gorgonzola

Side:
Potatoes with Mushrooms & Truffles

Protein:
Roast Beast (Beef) with Au Jus

Dessert:
Caramel Apples

Beers:
Jester King Wytchmaker, Rouge Dead Guy Ale, Bridgeport Witch Hunt,and a mulled wine as a night cap.

 

Space limited to the first 50 registrants. Ages 21 and up. Click HERE for tickets.

 

Sat
20
Whole Kids Halloween Cake Class
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Bakery Department
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Whole Kids Halloween Cake Class
Saturday, October 20th
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Bakery Department, $15-$20

Celebrate Halloween and bring the kids for a class on cake decorating! Join our bakery team experts for a two hour cake decorating class, and take your masterpiece home with you! From jack-o-lanterns to spooky figurines, your kiddo will learn how to decorate several Halloween favorites. Snacks and juice provided. Adults welcome. Space limited to the first 22 registrants. Click HERE for ticket options.

Sat
20
We Crave Comfort
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Store-Wide
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We Crave Comfort
Saturday, October 20th
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Store-Wide, FREE!

Craving some comfort food? Join us today at Park Lane and taste delicious fall favorites, along with one pot dishes that are sure to please you and your family.

Mon
22
Breast Cancer Awareness - Live To Love
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Breast Cancer Awareness - Live To Love
Monday, October 22nd
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Body Department, FREE!

October is breast cancer awareness month, so stop by our Whole Body department where we will be discussing tips on breast health, and giving out samples from Nordic Naturals and New Chapter nutritional supplements.

Tue
23
Whole Kids Craft & Story Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Cafe
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Whole Kids Craft & Story Time
Tuesday, October 23rd
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cafe, FREE!

Bring the kids for this fun hour of crafts, stories, and healthy snacks! Ages 3-6.

Tue
23
Fall Into Seafood Sustainability
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Seafood Department
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Fall Into Seafood Sustainability
Tuesday, October 23rd
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Seafood Department, FREE!

Join us today in our Seafood department as our Seafood team leader Scott Stewart educates on what makes our catch so sustainable, and how you can make a difference in preserving our ocean. Taste a fresh seafood offering, and take home a delicious seasonal recipe that is short on time but big on flavor!

Wed
24
Local Pint Night
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ The Pour At Park Lane
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Local Pint Night
Wednesday, October 24th
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
The Pour At Park Lane

Join us this evening at The Pour for a variety of beers on tap from Texas' own Real Ale Brewing Company . Take home a FREE pint glass with the purchase of any Real Ale draft! While supplies last.

Fri
26
Spooky Smoothies
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Spooky Smoothies
Friday, October 26th
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Whole Body Department, FREE!

Today come in to our Whole Body department and try out our spooky smoothies! Join the fun and try a variety of recipes like the pumpkin pie smoothie, or the grave yard!

Sat
27
Boo!
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Store-Wide
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Boo!
Saturday, October 27th
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Store-Wide, FREE!

Happy Halloween from Park Lane! Join us today for tasty treats and creepy creations from our teams as they sample a variety of spookily good recipes. Bring the little ones to the bakery department for complimentary face painting!! And don't forget to bring your treat bag with you, as each department will be handing out complimentary treats for the kiddos!

Sat
27
Whole Kids Pumpkin Carving
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Cafe
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Whole Kids Pumpkin Carving
Saturday, October 27th
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Cafe, $10

Is there a more festive way to celebrate the fall season than with pumpkin carving? We certainly don't think so! Your little one will select their favorite pumpkin from our pumpkin patch, then choose from a variety of jack-o-lantern stencils, or create their masterpiece from scratch. Which ever way they prefer, they  will also take home a complimentary pumpkin carving tool kit! Space limited to the first 12 registrants. Kids under 8 years old must have an adult present. Click HERE for tickets.

Sat
27
Smash the Pumpkin!
4:00 PM @ On the Patio
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Smash the Pumpkin!
Saturday, October 27th
4:00 PM
On the Patio, FREE!

Bring the kids to smash the pumpkin (The pumpkin pinata that is)! Our pinata will be filled with no tricks, only all natural treats for the kids! So come join the fun at 4pm for a smashing good time!

Tue
30
Whole Kids Craft & Story Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Cafe
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Whole Kids Craft & Story Time
Tuesday, October 30th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cafe, FREE!

Bring the kids for this fun hour of crafts, stories, and healthy snacks! Ages 3-6.

Events At Nearby Stores

Learn How To Shop Organic and Save at Lakewood
Tuesday, September 23rd
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lakewood Cafe,

Did you know that it is possible to purchase

organic groceries for your family without

breaking the bank? Grab your fellow moms

and join us for a very special Moms Meet

event at your local Whole Foods Market to

learn more! During this fun and educational

event, you'll learn how to effectively shop your own local store for family friendly organics on a budget. Not only will you leave with a whole lot of valuable information on shopping for organic, wallet-friendly meals, you'll get a fabulous goody bag as well!

Event details:
  • This is a family friendly event, so feel free to bring your children along! All attendees will receive a thank you gift, which includes samples and coupons from our sponsors. Please contact Kirsten Hetherly at kirsten.hetherly@wholefoods.com if you have any questions.

  • Limited space, so hurry!

    There's limited spots for this event, so RSVP quickly. Otherwise, you'll be placed on a waitlist and will be contacted if a spot opens up.

  • Questions or Concerns?

    Email us at momambassadors@greenmomsmeet.com and we'll try our best to answer any questions you might have!

     

    Space is limited! So be sure to sign up HERE.

 

Growler Hour at Lakewood On Tap
Wednesday, September 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lakewood On Tap,

It is Growler Hour!  Bring in your growler every Wednesday between 6 & 7 pm for $1 off growler refills!

It is Growler Hour!  Bring in your growler every Wednesday between 6 & 7 pm for $1 off growler refills!

Wines from New Zealand
Wednesday, September 24th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Upstairs Classroom, FREE

We are excited to showcase 6 of our favorite New Zealand wines ... three whites, two reds and a sparkler. Please join our Wine Expert, Max Johnson, to sample these wine country picks from New Zealand and discover their perfect pairings!

You could also win a TRIP FOR TWO to New Zealand! Pick up an entry form at the class, and fill it out for a chance to win -- entries must be received by September 30.

Class size limited; for ages 21 and up. Click HERE for details and to RSVP.

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New Zealand is known for sustainable wine production, and has a firm commitment to protect the places that make their wines, and to ensure that their activities lead to continually improving economic, environmental and social outcomes, locally and globally.

In 2002, Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand established standards that were adopted by growers from all the grape growing regions, further substantiating the industry commitment to sustainable production.

We are excited to showcase 6 of our favorite