October 2014

Thu
02
Twitter Chat: Favorite Fall Brews
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Favorite Fall Brews
Thursday, October 2nd
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

With the arrival of fall comes the release of many seasonal craft beers. We'll highlight some of our very favorites and ask you to do the same! Follow #WFMbeer to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Wed
08
Beer University
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Beer University
Wednesday, October 8th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, $5

Join our in-house beer experts for an exploration of all beers seasonal. This month, Oktoberfest inspired beers!

Registration is required for this class. Please call 847-585-5800 to register.

 

Thu
09
Nutrition and the Mind
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Nutrition and the Mind
Thursday, October 9th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, Free

Nutrition expert Jen Heine, MPH, shares insight on how nutrition affects the brain and the relationship between our perceptions and our minds. Learn how you can eat to help keep your brain signals clear and discover studies on the mind-body connection.

*Registration is required for this class. Call 847-585-5800 to register.

Thu
09
Twitter Chat: Wines From New Zealand - Part II
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From New Zealand - Part II
Thursday, October 9th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Deliciously diverse, the wines of New Zealand are great for every occasion. Pick up one of the 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
11
Elevate Your #GreatTailgate
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Storewide
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Elevate Your #GreatTailgate
Saturday, October 11th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Storewide, Free

Stroll through our store to get recipe ideas and cooking tips (plus a whole lot of tasty samples) for crafting your own budget-friendly Game Day feast!

 

Tue
14
Cheese Nights: Fall Picks From Our Cheese Experts
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Specialty Department
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Cheese Nights: Fall Picks From Our Cheese Experts
Tuesday, October 14th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Specialty Department, Free

FALL in love with these hand-picked seasonal cheese pairings! Our in-house Cheese Experts will be sampling out their recommendations for your fall cheese platters.

Wed
15
Seafood University
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Seafood University
Wednesday, October 15th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, Free

Our passionate fishmongers are at it again! Join our in-house Seafood Experts to learn the mastery of seafood for your home kitchen. This class theme: Salmon!

Registration is required for this class. Call 847-585-5800 to register.

Thu
16
Indian Cooking Class with Usha
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Indian Cooking Class with Usha
Thursday, October 16th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, Free

Welcome to the wide world of Indian cuisine! Join Usha as she shares some of her favorite recipes with you.

*Registration is required for this class. To register call 847-585-5800.

Thu
16
Twitter Chat: Fall Flavors
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Fall Flavors
Thursday, October 16th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The arrival of autumn's bounty is a sure sign that summer is over. We'll discuss tips, tricks and ideas for enjoying fall flavors in your food! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Mon
20
Stay Fit While You Sit
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Stay Fit While You Sit
Monday, October 20th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, Free

Join Dr. Tony as he takes you through how to stay strong and keep yourself healthy--especially if you're sitting at a desk all day!

*Registration is required for this class. To register call 847-585-5800.

Thu
23
Organic Cotton: The Fabric of our Sustainable Lives
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Organic Cotton: The Fabric of our Sustainable Lives
Thursday, October 23rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, Free

Join Natalie as she discusses an often overlooked topic: the importance of going organic in our wardrobe as well as our diet!

*Registration is required for this class. Call 847-585-5800 to register.

Thu
23
Twitter Chat: A Healthful Halloween
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: A Healthful Halloween
Thursday, October 23rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Halloween is just a week away... Are you prepared for the onslaught of ghost, goblins and ghouls? We'll be discussing ideas for healthier treats and goodies, and share photos of costumes, jack-o-lanterns and more! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
24
Trick-Or-Treat
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Storewide
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Trick-Or-Treat
Friday, October 24th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Storewide, Free

Join us for a community trick-or-treat Whole Foods Market Schaumburg style! Come in costume for a chance to win a $50 gift card and a spooky treat basket.

 

Wed
29
Seafood University
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Seafood University
Wednesday, October 29th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, Free

Anyone SPOOKED by preparing Seafood? Join our expert Fishmongers as they take the scary out of the sea and show you some not so tricky aquaitc treats to make at home! Samples included.

*Registration is required for this class. To register call 847-585-5800.

Thu
30
Bingo Night for Elk Grove Parks Foundation
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cafe
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Bingo Night for Elk Grove Parks Foundation
Thursday, October 30th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Cafe, $5/Reusable Card, $10/3 Reusable Cards

Join us as we benefit a brand now community partner: Elk Grove Parks Foundation! All card proceeds will go directly to this amazing organization and as always there will be plenty of fun and prizes to be had. All ages welcome at this event.

*Registration is required for this event. To register call 847-585-5800.

Thu
30
Twitter Chat: Seasonal Meals
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Seasonal Meals
Thursday, October 30th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As we get further into fall, our meals get bigger and more elaborate. Let's chat about all the foods we wait all year for to enjoy! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Events At Nearby Stores

Health Starts Here™ Supper Club: SQUASH IT!
Wednesday, October 22nd
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, $10/person

Bring friends and family for a night out and healthy meal at our monthly Supper Club! We’ll prepare a tasty dine-in four course meal in our Lifestyle Center. This month we’ll feature a menu full of squash and fall veggies! All recipes are vegan, dairy-free, and oil-free with no sugar added. 

Registration is required and space is limited. Register and pay online wholefoodsmarketnbk.eventbrite.com

Bring friends and family for a night out and healthy meal at our monthly Supper Club! We’ll prepare a tasty dine-in four course meal in our Lifestyle Center.

Healthy Teachers Program
Thursday, October 23rd
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lifestyle Center, Free/Open to Teachers

This two hour Healthy Teachers Program class prepares teachers, principals, and school staff with the knowledge and tools to transform their own health and wellbeing, serve as healthy role models for students, and become agents of change in their schools and communities. Based on three simple tactics -  eat a rainbow of colors, eat leafy greens first, and eat as close to nature as possible – this training makes it easy to get started on healthy habits.

This two hour Healthy Teachers Program class prepares teachers, principals, and school staff with the knowledge and tools to transform their own health and wellbeing, serve as healthy role models

Hard Cider Workshop
Thursday, October 23rd
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
In the Lifestyle Center, complimentary tasting

In the Lifestyle Center

Our Specialty Beer & Coffee Buyer John will show you step-by-step how fun and easy it is to use our new hard cider kits by Brooklyn Brew Shop to make your own cider at home. (Home-made cider would make  great holiday gifts.) Food & Wine magazine reviewed the kit here as the must have for cider lovers. http://www.foodandwine.com/blogs/2014/7/16/the-must-have-gift-for-cider-lovers

Sign up/call Customer Service by 10/20 to reserve a space in this class. 630-986-8500

In the Lifestyle Center