September 2014

Wed
03
After Work Wednesdays
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Engine Room Bar
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After Work Wednesdays
Wednesday, September 3rd
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Engine Room Bar, Varies

Because we could all use a drink. Celebrate making it past the mid-week hump with bar bite specials, carefully curated cocktails, and perfectly poured wines.

Thu
04
Twitter Chat: Back To School
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Back To School
Thursday, September 4th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Summer vacation is officially over and the kids have gone back to school. Join us for an online discussion to share ideas for simple and nutritious breakfasts, sack lunches worth keeping and delicious suppers that are managable on a tight weekday schedule! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
05
Whole Kids Foundation: Veggie Cup Pop-Up
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Sales Floor
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Whole Kids Foundation: Veggie Cup Pop-Up
Friday, September 5th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sales Floor, $2 Donation to Whole Kids Foundation

Stop by our Veggie Cup Pop-Up for a healthy snack while you shop! For a $2 donation to the Whole Kids Foundation, you can grab a cup of veggies and hummus, the perfect mid-shopping trip snack!

Fri
05
Heirloom Tomato Takeover
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Store-Wide
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Heirloom Tomato Takeover
Friday, September 5th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Store-Wide , Free to sample, $3 donation for BLT

Celebrate the beauty and flavor of heirloom tomatoes while they're ripe for the pickin'. Tour the store for different takes on the heirloom tomato at the height of its season, including BLTs, focaccia, and the perfect mozzarella salad. Cost: Free to sample, BLTs are $3 donation to Whole Kids Foundation

Sat
06
Whole Kids Foundation Farmer's Market
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Front Parking Lot
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Whole Kids Foundation Farmer's Market
Saturday, September 6th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Front Parking Lot, Free
Stop by Whole Foods Market South Loop to see our Whole KidsFoundation Garden Grant in action! South Loop schools will be selling their home-grown vegetables at the first-ever Whole Kids Foundation Farmer’s Market, and all proceeds go back to the schools. Growing healthy kids never felt so good.
Sat
06
Whole Kids Foundation Fruit Kabob Pop-Up
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Sales Floor
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Whole Kids Foundation Fruit Kabob Pop-Up
Saturday, September 6th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sales Floor, $2 Donation to Whole Kids Foundation

Fruit is just more fun on a stick. Stop by our healthy snack station for a sweet fruity treat. All proceeds benefit Whole Kids Foundation.

Sun
07
Whole Kids Foundation Smoothie Pop-Up
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Sales Floor
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Whole Kids Foundation Smoothie Pop-Up
Sunday, September 7th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sales Floor, $4

Smoothies are the perfect treat, don't you think? Stop by our Healthy Snack Stop for smoothies chock-full of the freshest ingredients. $4 gets you a delicious smoothie, and all proceeds benefit the Whole Kids Foundation. 

Wed
10
After Work Wednesdays
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Engine Room Bar
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After Work Wednesdays
Wednesday, September 10th
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Engine Room Bar, Varies

Because we could all use a drink. Celebrate making it past the mid-week hump with bar bite specials, carefully curated cocktails, and perfectly poured wines.

Thu
11
Twitter Chat: Let's Tailgate
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Let's Tailgate
Thursday, September 11th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

College football and tailgating is a quintessential part of fall. We'll share recipes, menu ideas and more to ensure you have the best bash in the parking lot! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
12
Whole Kids Foundation: Veggie Cup Pop-Up
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Sales Floor
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Whole Kids Foundation: Veggie Cup Pop-Up
Friday, September 12th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sales Floor, $2 Donation to Whole Kids Foundation

Stop by our Veggie Cup Pop-Up for a healthy snack while you shop! For a $2 donation to the Whole Kids Foundation, you can grab a cup of veggies and hummus, the perfect mid-shopping trip snack!

Sat
13
SOD Room Presents: Baby Sign + Play
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Whole Lifestyle Center
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SOD Room Presents: Baby Sign + Play
Saturday, September 13th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Whole Lifestyle Center, Free

Do you want to learn more about the benefits of baby sign language? Signing with your baby or toddler helps them tell you how they feel and what they need before they have the words to tell you. Research has demonstrated that signing reduces frustrations for babies, helps them connect with parents, boosts baby's self-confidence and makes learning to talk easier. Please join Wendy and her signing bear buddy for signs, story time, songs and play. For additional information, visit http://www.babysignsprogram.com/bywendyauffant/

Sat
13
Whole Kids Foundation Fruit Kabob Pop-Up
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Sales Floor
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Whole Kids Foundation Fruit Kabob Pop-Up
Saturday, September 13th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sales Floor, $2 Donation to Whole Kids Foundation

Fruit is just more fun on a stick. Stop by our healthy snack station for a sweet fruity treat. All proceeds benefit Whole Kids Foundation.

Sat
13
Whole Kids Foundation Sushi Party
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Whole Lifestyle Center
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Whole Kids Foundation Sushi Party
Saturday, September 13th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Whole Lifestyle Center, $5 Donation to Whole Kids Foundation per participant

Bring your little chef to our Sandwich "Sushi" class! You and your kiddos will learn how to make their own Sandwich Sushi wraps. We'll provide all the ingredients and instruction! 

Sun
14
Meet The Special Olympics Athletes
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market, South Loop
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Meet The Special Olympics Athletes
Sunday, September 14th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market, South Loop, Free

Meet the athletes of Special Olympics Chicago to play them in a friendly game of “pop a shot” basketball. And don’t forget to shop with us on Wednesday, September 17th when we’ll donate 5% of your purchase to Special Olympics Chicago. To learn more about SOC, visit sochicago.org. 

Sun
14
Whole Kids Foundation Smoothie Pop-Up
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Sales Floor
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Whole Kids Foundation Smoothie Pop-Up
Sunday, September 14th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sales Floor, $4

Smoothies are the perfect treat, don't you think? Stop by our Healthy Snack Stop for smoothies chock-full of the freshest ingredients. $4 gets you a delicious smoothie, and all proceeds benefit the Whole Kids Foundation. 

Tue
16
Cheese Nights: Grilling Cheeses
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Cheese Nights: Grilling Cheeses
Tuesday, September 16th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Specialty Department, Free

Take the mystery out of cheese at our monthly Cheese Night. Join our expert cheesemongers as we explore the flavorful world of grilling cheeses. 

Wed
17
5% Day: Special Olympics Chicago
12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market, South Loop
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5% Day: Special Olympics Chicago
Wednesday, September 17th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market, South Loop, Free

Help Inspire Greatness and shop with us on Wednesday, September 17th when we’ll donate 5% of your purchase to Special Olympics Chicago. To learn more about SOC, visit sochicago.org.

Wed
17
After Work Wednesdays
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Engine Room Bar
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After Work Wednesdays
Wednesday, September 17th
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Engine Room Bar, Varies

Because we could all use a drink. Celebrate making it past the mid-week hump with bar bite specials, carefully curated cocktails, and perfectly poured wines.

Wed
17
Make and Take: Edible Body Care
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Lifestyle Center
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Make and Take: Edible Body Care
Wednesday, September 17th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Lifestyle Center, $10

Join us for a make-and-take class for creating your own clean body care products. By the end of the night you will be ready to take home lavender dry shampoo, deodorant, and body butter! Seating is limited; sign up in advance at the Customer Service desk.

Thu
18
Twitter Chat: Wines From New Zealand - Part I
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines From New Zealand - Part I
Thursday, September 18th
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.

 

Fri
19
Whole Kids Foundation: Veggie Cup Pop-Up
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Sales Floor
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Whole Kids Foundation: Veggie Cup Pop-Up
Friday, September 19th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sales Floor, $2 Donation to Whole Kids Foundation

Stop by our Veggie Cup Pop-Up for a healthy snack while you shop! For a $2 donation to the Whole Kids Foundation, you can grab a cup of veggies and hummus, the perfect mid-shopping trip snack!

Sat
20
28 Day Wellness Challenge: Kick Off Brunch
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Whole Lifestyle Center
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28 Day Wellness Challenge: Kick Off Brunch
Saturday, September 20th
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Whole Lifestyle Center, $35 Individual/$60 Couple for entire 28 Day Challenge

Our Healthy Eating Specialists will guide and support you on a four week wellness journey, because "healthy is a lifestyle, not a diet." The program focuses on holistic topics alongside weekly cooking demonstrations. Price includes two brunches, goody bag, mini cooking classes, and a 20-minute consultation. Celebrate your ournety to a healthier lifestyle with great prizes and camaraderie. 

 

Sat
20
Whole Kids Foundation Fruit Kabob Pop-Up
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Sales Floor
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Whole Kids Foundation Fruit Kabob Pop-Up
Saturday, September 20th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sales Floor, $2 Donation to Whole Kids Foundation

Fruit is just more fun on a stick. Stop by our healthy snack station for a sweet fruity treat. All proceeds benefit Whole Kids Foundation.

Sat
20
Whole Kids Foundation Fruit Sculptures
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Cafe
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Whole Kids Foundation Fruit Sculptures
Saturday, September 20th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Cafe, $3 Donation to Whole Kids Foundation

Bring your budding artist to our DIY Fruit Sculpture class! We'll provide all the fruit and supplies, you just bring the creativity.

Sun
21
Whole Kids Foundation Smoothie Pop-Up
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Sales Floor
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Whole Kids Foundation Smoothie Pop-Up
Sunday, September 21st
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sales Floor, $4

Smoothies are the perfect treat, don't you think? Stop by our Healthy Snack Stop for smoothies chock-full of the freshest ingredients. $4 gets you a delicious smoothie, and all proceeds benefit the Whole Kids Foundation. 

Sun
21
Whole Kids Foundation Ice Cream Social
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Sales Floor
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Whole Kids Foundation Ice Cream Social
Sunday, September 21st
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sales Floor, $3 Donation to Whole Kids Foundation

Calling all kids! We will be creating all-natural ice cream sundaes perfect for the "little chef". So, come by our ice cream stand and taste your favorite treat! No sign-ups needed, just stop by our ice cream truck pop-up. 

Tue
23
28 Day Wellness Challenge: Weekly Meetings
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Lifestyle Center
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28 Day Wellness Challenge: Weekly Meetings
Tuesday, September 23rd
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Lifestyle Center, $35 Individual/$60 Couple for entire 28 Day Challenge

Our Healthy Eating Specialists will guide and support you on a four week wellness journey, because "healthy is a lifestyle, not a diet." The program focuses on holistic topics alongside weekly cooking demonstrations. Price includes two brunches, goody bag, mini cooking classes, and a 20-minute consultation. Celebrate your ournety to a healthier lifestyle with great prizes and camaraderie. 

 
Wed
24
After Work Wednesdays
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Engine Room Bar
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After Work Wednesdays
Wednesday, September 24th
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Engine Room Bar, Varies

Because we could all use a drink. Celebrate making it past the mid-week hump with bar bite specials, carefully curated cocktails, and perfectly poured wines.

Thu
25
Twitter Chat: Oktoberfest
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Oktoberfest
Thursday, September 25th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Who doesn't love beer and brats? ...And Oom-pah music?! Join us for a lively chat to celebrate the arrival of fall and all the food and drink it brings! Follow #WFMdish to join in on the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Sat
27
Food Feud: Pizza
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Pizza Station
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Food Feud: Pizza
Saturday, September 27th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Pizza Station , Varies

Pizza is serious business, so serious that our 5 Chicago stores are battling it out to see who serves the best slice. Visit any of our Chicago locations on Saturday, September 27 from 12-4 to sample all 5 pizzas & help us select a victor. 

Mon
29
Movies that Move Us
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whole Lifestyle Center
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Movies that Move Us
Monday, September 29th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Whole Lifestyle Center, Free

Uncover the truth about health with a monthly series of video clips featuring our Health Starts Here doctors. South Loop's Healthy Eating Specialist Bonita will host a short video discussion and serve a light snack. 

Tue
30
28 Day Wellness Challenge: Weekly Meetings
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Lifestyle Center
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28 Day Wellness Challenge: Weekly Meetings
Tuesday, September 30th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Lifestyle Center, $35 Individual/$60 Couple for entire 28 Day Challenge

Our Healthy Eating Specialists will guide and support you on a four week wellness journey, because "healthy is a lifestyle, not a diet." The program focuses on holistic topics alongside weekly cooking demonstrations. Price includes two brunches, goody bag, mini cooking classes, and a 20-minute consultation. Celebrate your ournety to a healthier lifestyle with great prizes and camaraderie. 

 

Events At Nearby Stores

5% DAY: HEARTLAND ANIMAL SHELTER
Wednesday, September 17th
12:00 AM
Store, FREE
Shop all day to help support Heartland Animal Shelter – 5% of the days sales will be donated to Heartland Animal Shelter. Heartland Animal Shelter will be here throughout the day discussing their amazing outreach.
Shop all day to help support Heartland Animal Shelter – 5% of the days sales will be donated to Heartland Animal Shelter.
Community Support Day to Benefit Norwood Senior Netowrk
Wednesday, September 17th
12:00 AM
Throughout our Store,

Stock up on everything you need and you'll also be improving the lives of seniors in our neighborhood. On this day, we donate 5% of our net sales to The Norwood Seniors Network, a non-profit specializing in care management, in-home caregiving, home-delivered meals and social opportunities for seniors. Learn more at Norwood Seniors.

Stock up on everything you need and you'll also be improving the lives of seniors in our neighborhood.

5% Community Support Day
Wednesday, September 17th
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Gold Coast,

Help inpire greatness and shop with us on Wednesday, September 17th when we'll donate 5% of your purchase to Special Olympics Chicago. To learn more about SOC, visit sochicago.org.

 

Help inpire greatness and shop with us on Wednesday, September 17th when we'll donate 5% of your purchase to Special Olympics Chicago. To learn more about SOC, visit sochicago.org.