January 2013

Sat
05
Healthy New Year
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Healthy New Year
Saturday, January 5th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

If your New Year’s resolution is to lose weight or just feel better inside and out, this doesn’t mean depriving your body of its fuel source. Eating lots of fresh and whole foods means you’ll get more nutrients, more fiber and you’ll feel better but never deprived. Join us for a sampling of delicious easy-to-prepare whole food choices and kick your new year into high gear.

Fri
11
3-Day Healthy Cooking Bowl
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Store Wide
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3-Day Healthy Cooking Bowl
Friday, January 11th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

Join the fun this weekend when we sample delicious food and share tips and recipes to help you continue making better food choices throughout the New Year. Each day the teams will sample one of their healthy favorites to keep you on the right track to feeling great. Come get bowled over by our 3-day celebration of delectable dishes and premier products.

January 11th to January 13th, 12 - 5 pm

Tue
15
Arlington's 5% Community Giving Day
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ The Arlington, TX store
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Arlington's 5% Community Giving Day
Tuesday, January 15th
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
The Arlington, TX store

Mark your calendar and spread the news! Our next 5% Day - Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - benefits Dental Health Arlington.

Since 1993 Dental Health Arlington has provided preventive and pain relieving dental services to low income residents in Southeast Tarrant County. 

The agency also works extensively with children through their SMILES (Sealing Molars Improves the Life of Every Student)  School-based Preventative Program. By educating children about good oral hygiene habits and providing dental services right in the classroom, Dental Health Arlington has seen severe tooth decay rates cut in half. 

All you do is shop - we donate 5% of the day's net sales to Dental Health Arlington. 

 

Thu
17
Twitter Chat: Fuel Your Exercise
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Fuel Your Exercise
Thursday, January 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

How you eat can help elevate your exerise. We'll share ideas, favorite recipes, and more. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation from 6pm - 7pm CST.

Sat
19
SOUPer Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Store Wide
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SOUPer Saturday
Saturday, January 19th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Store Wide

Ah, January.  New beginnings, crisp cool weather and hot hearty soup to soothe the soul. Nothing quite hits the spot like a nourishing nutritious soup, and we have just that. Full of flavor, fresh seasonings, veggies and more, our soups are ready-made and the perfect meal solution. In a word, they're souper. Come try a sampling of our many varieties and get soupified!

Thu
24
Twitter Chat: Super Foods
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Super Foods
Thursday, January 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

You've heard about "super foods" but what's behind all of the hype? Join us on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to discuss just what super foods are, what they can do for you, and how to get more of them in your diet in tasy ways. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation.

Sat
26
Arlington's 7th Annual Dip Bowl Contest
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Arlington's 7th Annual Dip Bowl Contest
Saturday, January 26th
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

It's hard to believe that seven years ago the Arlington store offered its first Dip Bowl Contest. This fun, competitive challenge between the teams determines who really makes the best dip, AND you're the judge. Come in, grab a ballot, sample each team's dip, then vote and let the chips fall where they may.

2011 Winners - the Mighty Meat Team

Sat
26
We Cater to Tailgaters
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ The Meat Department
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We Cater to Tailgaters
Saturday, January 26th
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
The Meat Department, FREE

Our Concierge knows what it takes to have a successful football watching and tailgating party - the perfect menu! Join Concierge Suzy as she offers a tasting of mouthwatering morsels off our new Tailgating Touchdown menu, featuring our smoked meats. Each package is made in-house daily and is perfect for any occasion. Come get in the game and find out why this menu scores big with our guests.

Thu
31
Twitter Chat: Winter Entertaining
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Winter Entertaining
Thursday, January 31st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

From big game parties to comforting dinners and healthy soirees, winter is a great time for entertaining. Join us on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to swap recipes, ideas, and more. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to join the conversation.

Events At Nearby Stores

Camp Whole Kids!
Thursday, July 31st
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cafe, FREE! Ages 7 and up

Join us for our 3rd Annual Mini Summer Camp for Kids! Each week, we will feature a different DIY activity from 10-11am in our cafe. Parents are welcome to drop off their kids ages 7-14* for this exciting hour of fun!

Space is limited so sign up below for each class your child is interested in:

June 12: "Look at Me Collage!"--This activity will allow Campers to make a collage of themselves using scraps of recycled cardboard, paper, & magazines.

June 19: "Bubble Wands"--Campers will make bubble wands out of copper wire & fun beads. Then we'll go outside to try them out! Bubbles!

June 26: "Recycled T-shirt into Resuable Bag"--Campers will make a reusable bag with an old T-shirt! No sewing required! Bring a clean T-shirt you no longer want.

July 3: "Block Party!"--Campers will make block prints using textured items to create their own unique works of art!

July 10: "Cooking Fun!"--Healthy Eating Specialists, Sheyanne & Spenser, will teach the Campers how to make a delicious & healthy meal option. SOLD OUT!

July 17: "Mason Jar Terrarium"--Grow a green thumb & create a fun terrarium in a Mason Jar! SOLD OUT!

July 24: "DIY Screen Printing & Marble Art"--Campers will make a unqiue screen print & marble artwork using DIY techniques. SOLD OUT!

July 31:--"DIY Rainsticks"--Campers will create a rainstick with recycled materials then decorate it with fun embellishments! Our most popular class last year!

August 7: "Fun in the Tub Bath Bombs!"--Whole Body Team Member, Rachel, will teach Campers how to make a bath "bomb" to make bathtime a blast! SOLD OUT!

August 14: "End of Summer Party & Art Exhibit!"--After cupcake decorating, Campers will have the chance to show off their artwork they've made during Summer Camp to family members, friends, & guests. Then they will get to eat their last piece of art (the cupcake!). Yum! SOLD OUT!

*Because of the advanced materials and techniques used for these classes, only children ages 7 and up are permitted, no exceptions. 

If you have a child younger than 7, please consider taking them to our weekly Story and Craft Time on Tuesdays at 10am in the cafe. Thank you for your understanding.

 

 

Join us for our 3rd Annual Mini Summer Camp for Kids! Each week, we will feature a different DIY activity from 10-11am in our cafe.

Tasty Tutorials
Thursday, July 31st
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
The Bar,

Enjoy a short tutorial and discover new food pairings while sampling cheeses, chocolates, beer, wine and more. Different specialty items featured each week!

Enjoy a short tutorial and discover new food pairings while sampling cheeses, chocolates, beer, wine and more. Different specialty items featured each week!

Tasty Tutorials: Thursdays at 7pm
Thursday, July 31st
7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Forest / Specialty Department, FREE

Join us in our Specialty department for Tasty Tutorials every Thursday at 7:00 pm ...

Come and enjoy learning about and sampling some of Specialty’s favorite cheeses, teas, chocolate, wine and beer!

Join us in our Specialty department for Tasty Tutorials every Thursday at