February 2013

Tue
05
Customer Advisory Panel
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafeteria
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Customer Advisory Panel
Tuesday, February 5th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafeteria, FREE

We love our Customers!  Join us for a lively discussion about your Silver Spring Whole Foods Market and all of the things that we are doing to make your shopping experience exceptional. Our Customer Service team will provide information about new programs or happenings in store.  This is also your opportunity to give feedback on the things that we do really well or those that we can improve upon.  Refreshments and a snack will be served at this event. Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373.

Wed
06
Half-Pints Kid's Club: Chinese New Year
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cafeteria
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Half-Pints Kid's Club: Chinese New Year
Wednesday, February 6th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cafeteria, FREE

Happy Chinese New Year! It is the year of the snake so today’s craft will feature recycled materials to create our favorite reptile. Perfect for kids 2 and up. Snacks will be provided. Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373.

Wed
06
Mardi Gras with Chef Egg
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafeteria
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Mardi Gras with Chef Egg
Wednesday, February 6th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafeteria, FREE

Can’t make it to New Orleans this year? Then celebrate Mardi Gras with us as Chef Egg shows you how to make Shrimp Ettoufee, Jambalaya and Café Brulot. Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373.

Thu
07
Store Tour: Healthy Eating with Ariane
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Meet in Cafeteria
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Store Tour: Healthy Eating with Ariane
Thursday, February 7th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Meet in Cafeteria, FREE
Thu
07
Twitter Chat: Romancing the Food
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Romancing the Food
Thursday, February 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Food and love just seem to go hand-in-hand. Join us from 6pm to 7pm CST as we talk about food that inspires love, showing your love through food, and all things Valentine's Day. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter to share your ideas and inspirations.

Sat
09
Valentine's Day Sample and Spa
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Valentine's Day Sample and Spa
Saturday, February 9th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

Join us for a Valentine’s Day extravaganza!  Whether you are planning an indulgent Valentine’s night dinner, a delicious breakfast in bed or a party for your single friends, our store will be full of tastes and treats for you to try and be inspired by.  Don’t miss our Chair Yoga class at 3pm presented by our friends at Blue Heron Wellness. You can also visit any of our tasting tables during the event to enter a raffle to win a beautiful Valentine’s Gift Basket.

Tue
12
Forks Over Knives with Ariane
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafeteria
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Forks Over Knives with Ariane
Tuesday, February 12th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafeteria, FREE

Interested in learning more about a plant based lifestyle? Join Ariane as she demonstrates how to cook some healthful, nutrient dense and satisfying recipes from the new book, ‘Forks Over Knives’. Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373.

Wed
13
Valentine's Day - Chocolate 'Eggsplosion'
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Valentine's Day - Chocolate 'Eggsplosion'
Wednesday, February 13th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Specialty Department, FREE

Chef Egg will show you how to indulge your chocolate fantasies on Valentine’s Day this year. Join him to find out how to dip chocolate covered strawberries, make hazelnut crusted fried truffles, spicy chocolate mole and chocolate chili ice cream. This will be a live cooking demo in our Specialty Department. Register at Customer Service for one of the 10 seats at the Chef’s table by calling (301) 608-9373.

Thu
14
HSH Half-Pint Kid's Club: My Funny Valentine
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Cafeteria
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HSH Half-Pint Kid's Club: My Funny Valentine
Thursday, February 14th
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cafeteria, FREE

We’re bursting with love in this class! We’ll be making healthy-heart strawberry skewers for snack and homemade Valentines for our loved ones.  Perfect for kids 2 & up. We’ll be making our snack today so come hungry! Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373.

Thu
14
Twitter Chat: Things We Love
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Things We Love
Thursday, February 14th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Sunsets, butterfly kisses from a child, a perfectly sweet strawberry. There are so many things love in life. Join us on Twitter from 6pm to 7pm CST as we explore all of the things we love. Follow #wfmdish to share your thoughts. 

Mon
18
Heart Health with Chef Egg
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafeteria
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Heart Health with Chef Egg
Monday, February 18th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafeteria, FREE

It’s American Heart month in February, so join Chef Egg to learn how to make heart healthy recipes like Oven Roasted Cherry Tomato Bruschetta,  Sweet Potato, Greens and Bean Chili, Flax Seared Tuna Antipasti, Green Smoothie, and Beet Orange Blueberry and Fennel Salad. Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373.

Wed
20
Half-Pint Kid's Club: Edible Insects
10:00 AM - 10:45 PM @ Cafeteria
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Half-Pint Kid's Club: Edible Insects
Wednesday, February 20th
10:00 AM - 10:45 PM
Cafeteria, FREE

Don’t worry! We’re not really eating insects today. We’re going to make them and then eat them! Join us for a deliciously good time. Perfect for kids 2 & up. We’ll be making our snack today so come hungry! Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373.

Thu
21
Store Tour: Great Price with Ariane
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Meet in Cafeteria
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Store Tour: Great Price with Ariane
Thursday, February 21st
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Meet in Cafeteria, FREE
Thu
21
Twitter Chat: Food and Film
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Food and Film
Thursday, February 21st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Join us for a virtual dinner as we talk about the movies. We'll chat about our favorite food moments in film and share recipes inspired by films. Follow #wfmdish on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to join the conversation.

Tue
26
Half-Pint Kid's Club: Be My Valentine with Ms Celia
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Cafeteria
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Half-Pint Kid's Club: Be My Valentine with Ms Celia
Tuesday, February 26th
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Cafeteria, FREE

Today Ms Celia and her Half-Pint friends will make Hug-A- Bears!  Through crafts, reading and music, we’ll all learn about Valentine’s Day, family and relationships. This class is perfect for kids 2 and up. Snacks will be provided. Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373.

Wed
27
Health Starts Here: Meals for 4 under $15 with Ariane
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafeteria
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Health Starts Here: Meals for 4 under $15 with Ariane
Wednesday, February 27th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafeteria, FREE

Think there’s no way to feed a family of 4 a healthy meal for $15 or under. Well join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Ariane, as she shows you how you can! Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373.

Thu
28
Half-Pint Kids Club: Make Your Own Play-dough
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cafeteria
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Half-Pint Kids Club: Make Your Own Play-dough
Thursday, February 28th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cafeteria, FREE

Today we’re making our own safe, non-toxic play-dough! This class is perfect for kids 2 and up. Snacks will be provided. Register at Customer Service by calling (301) 608-9373.

Events At Nearby Stores

Tasty Thursday
Thursday, July 31st
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
WFM Friendship Heights, FREE

Join us every Thursday for a five course tasting around the store. Each week our in-house Chef and Team Chefs plan, cook and present a dish that brings you the best of the best from each department. Recipes are available. Tasting is free, no prior registration is required.

Join us every Thursday for a five course tasting around the store.

John's Special Reserve Wine Dinner
Thursday, July 31st
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Vienna, $20

Join John Story, our very own Level 2 Sommelier, for his monthly Special Reserve Wine Dinner. We prepare four small courses and John selects two wines to pair with each menu item. This class fills up quickly and to reserve a space you need to come into the store and pre-register at the Customer Service booth and pay in advance. The cost is $20.

This month's menu:

Course 1

Chilled Peach Soup with Goat Cheese

Course 2

Swordfish Ceviche

Course 3

Chicken with Peach Jalapeno Salsa

Course 4

Berry Galette

Join John Story, our very own Level 2 Sommelier, for his monthly Special Reserve Wine Dinner. We prepare four small courses and John selects two wines to pair with each menu item.

Health Starts Here Cooking Class
Thursday, July 31st
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Cafe, FREE with Registration

Our Healthy Eating Specialist, Claire, is ready to show you how to make quick, healthy meals to jump start a healthier lifestyle.  Samples and recipes of her dishes are always included and plentiful!  Need a private tour or some one on one time with her?  Just ask!  Please sign up at customer service or email claire.furman@wholefoods.com.

Our Healthy Eating Specialist, Claire, is ready to show you how to make quick, healthy meals to jump start a healthier lifestyle.  Samples and recipes of her dishes are always included and plentif