April 2013

Tue
02
Transportation
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Earth
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Transportation
Tuesday, April 2nd
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Earth, Free

Bus, train, bike or feet? Which is your favorite non-car transit?

We are earthlings. Join us.

 

 

Select your local store

Fri
05
Muchos Mangos Demo
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Produce Dept
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Muchos Mangos Demo
Friday, April 5th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Produce Dept, FREE

Everyone’s favorite mango—the yellow, creamy, Ataulfo—is the star of the show today! These sweet, juicy, mangos taste great out of hand or in recipes. Sample some delicious mango recipes during our demo, and also take advantage of our One Day Deal on Ataulfo mangoes today! (10 for $5.00!).

Mon
08
Food
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Earth
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Food
Monday, April 8th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Earth, Free

What's your favorite way to enjoy locally sourced ingredients?

We are earthlings. Join us.

 

 

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Mon
15
Home
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Earth
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Home
Monday, April 15th
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Earth, Free

Vintage charm. What is salvaged, repurposed or reclaimed in your home?

We are earthlings. Join us.

 

 

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Tue
16
Gourmet Vegetarian Cooking Class
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ SPRINGFIELD STORE
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Gourmet Vegetarian Cooking Class
Tuesday, April 16th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
SPRINGFIELD STORE, FREE

Eating a plant-based diet is one of the best ways you can stay healthy AND save the planet! Whether you are a full- or “part-time” vegetarian, eating less meat helps reduce pollution and save resources. Tonight chefs Dante and Janelle will prepare tantalizing gourmet vegetarian recipes that everyone can enjoy!  Take-home recipes provided. Class is limited to 22; sign up at Customer Service.

Sat
20
Earthlings Unite!
12:00 AM @ The Store
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Earthlings Unite!
Saturday, April 20th
12:00 AM
The Store, Free

 

Calling All Earthlings!

We're having an out-of-this-world bash on Saturday, April 20th.

Check with your local store for specific times.

Select your local store to get details.

Sat
20
Earth Day Celebration and E-Cycling Event
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ SPRINGFIELD STORE
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Earth Day Celebration and E-Cycling Event
Saturday, April 20th
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
SPRINGFIELD STORE, FREE

Want to recycle your old and unneeded electronics in a safe and environmentally friendly way? Drop them off at the front of our store today between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., on April 20, and we’ll “E-cycle” them for free! Note: We will accept computers, monitors, TVs, and most electronics with a battery or plug. We cannot accept refrigerators, household batteries, or microwave ovens. Our friendly team members will be outside the store to assist you.  Plus, we’ll also have Earth-friendly samples for you to enjoy, and live reggae music from The Steve Scott Project.

Mon
22
Energy
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM @ Earth
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Energy
Monday, April 22nd
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Earth, Free

What do you do for energy? Wind? Solar? Coffee? Chocolate?

We are earthlings. Join us.

 

 

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Tue
23
Grand-Slam Beers for Baseball Season
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Cafe
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Grand-Slam Beers for Baseball Season
Tuesday, April 23rd
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cafe, FREE

Baseball season is finally HERE, and there’s nothing better than an ice cold beer while you enjoy the game! Beer buyer Kevin is “loading the bases” tonight with his all-star beer selection. Must be 21 to attend; class is limited to 22. Sign up at Customer Service.

Wed
24
How to Shop and Eat Healthy on a Budget
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ SPRINGFIELD STORE
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How to Shop and Eat Healthy on a Budget
Wednesday, April 24th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
SPRINGFIELD STORE, FREE

Eating nutritious food doesn’t have to break your budget. Healthy Eating Specialist Bridget will share her secrets for eating healthy on a budget. She’ll also prepare some tasty, inexpensive dishes that you can serve at home! Take-home recipes provided. Class is limited to 22; sign up at Customer Service.

Sat
27
Mushrooms Magic Demo
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ SPRINGFIELD STORE
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Mushrooms Magic Demo
Saturday, April 27th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
SPRINGFIELD STORE, FREE

Today we’re going to have some “fun with fungi” and step into the world of wild and cultivated mushrooms! Our chefs will be sampling dishes featuring all types of mushrooms: shiitake, oyster, wood ear, and hen of the woods, just to name a few. So step out of your “button mushroom comfort zone” and try something new!

Events At Nearby Stores

Half Pint Kids Club: Seed Planting
Thursday, April 24th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Whole Food Market Bethesda,

Now that we've passed the frost date for our area, we're ready to get planting. Today we'll be planting some garden favorites like marigolds, lettuce and other tasty treats. Snacks will be served. This class is perfect for kids ages 2 -5.

Register for the class with our Customer Service Desk at (301) 984-4860.

Now that we've passed the frost date for our area, we're ready to get planting. Today we'll be planting some garden favorites like marigolds, lettuce and other tasty treats.

The P-Pod Hour: April Showers Bring May Flowers
Thursday, April 24th
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
P Street Whole Foods Market, Free

An hour of singing, crafts, music, books and a nutritious snack for children ages 2- 5 years.

This class requires a parent or nanny to accompany a child! Sign up today, spaces are limited.

https://www.our-kids.com/?q=review/33429

RSVP Fadia. Jawdat@wholefoods.com

 

 

An hour of singing, crafts, music, books and a nutritious snack for children ages 2- 5 years.

The Stick Mob Band
Thursday, April 24th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
P Street Whole Foods Market, Free

To celebrate our Kingman Island Bluegrass* Sponsorship, Think Local First DC  helped find this awesome band the Stick Band @theStickMob http://www.reverbnation.com/thestickmob

Stop on by! We’ve extended our Happy Hour tonight just so you can beer up.

*The fifth annual Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival presented by Whole Foods Market, two main stages of bluegrass and americana music with returning headliners, The Hackensaw Boys and more. The festival will celebrate local music, food, and culture as well as the revitalization of the Anacostia River. Whole Foods Markets in the area will be pre-selling tickets at the registers and encouraging a bike ride from our store with Bicycle Space to the festival.

To celebrate our Kingman Island Bluegrass* Sponsorship, Think Local First DC  helped fi