August 2013

Thu
01
Tasty Thursdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Tasty Thursdays
Thursday, August 1st
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

Tasty bites and new things to try! Join us every Thursday for a store wide demonstration of some of our favorite food and products. From delicious seafood, fresh produce and juicy GAP Step Rated Meat to Gourmet Cheeses and freshly baked breads, we'll be sampling it all in this tasty weekly event.  Themes change weekly.

Thu
01
Twitter Chat: Late Summer Grilling
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Late Summer Grilling
Thursday, August 1st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The calendar may indicate that summer's coming to a close, but the weather sure isn't! Join us for a fun online discussion where we share our best tips and tricks for the grill, as well as favorite foods to cook over live fire! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Mon
05
Budding Chefs - Make Your Own Banana N'Ice Cream
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Cafe
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Budding Chefs - Make Your Own Banana N'Ice Cream
Monday, August 5th
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Cafe, FREE

Ever wonder what you could do with those bananas that turn brown? No need to toss ‘em! We’ll show you how they can make a delicious healthy ice cream substitute. Perfect for kids 4 – 8! Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373.
 

Wed
07
Back to School Meals with Chef Egg
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Down Town Silver Spring Stage
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Back to School Meals with Chef Egg
Wednesday, August 7th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Down Town Silver Spring Stage, FREE

Join Chef Egg at the Downtown Silver Spring stage for some great meals that will ease you into the Back to School routine. This is a FREE event with NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED but follow us on Facebook for a chance to win one of 6 exclusive seats at the Chef’s Table. (This class will relocate to our café if it rains or storms)
 

Thu
08
Half-Pint Kids Club - Make Your Own Jelly Fish
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cafe
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Half-Pint Kids Club - Make Your Own Jelly Fish
Thursday, August 8th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cafe, FREE

Half-Pint Kids know the secret summer handshake. It involves seashells and jellyfish! Don’t know it? We’ll teach you and you’ll get to make your own jellyfish craft! This class is perfect for kids 2 – 5. Snacks will be made and served. Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373.
 

Thu
08
Tasty Thursdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Tasty Thursdays
Thursday, August 8th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

Tasty bites and new things to try! Join us every Thursday for a store wide demonstration of some of our favorite food and products. From delicious seafood, fresh produce and juicy GAP Step Rated Meat to Gourmet Cheeses and freshly baked breads, we'll be sampling it all in this tasty weekly event.  Themes change weekly.

Thu
08
Twitter Chat: Summer 2013 Scrapbook
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer 2013 Scrapbook
Thursday, August 8th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As summer vacation comes to an end, let's take a moment to remember the last three months. Join us to swap our very best memories, stories and photos of summer 2013! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Mon
12
Budding Chefs - Make Your Own Purple Berry Smoothie
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Cafe
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Budding Chefs - Make Your Own Purple Berry Smoothie
Monday, August 12th
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Cafe, FREE

Smoothies are a summer staple! Today we’ll show you how to make a delicious smoothie using seasonal berries. Perfect for kids 4 – 8! Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373.
 

Tue
13
Dahl and More - Healthy Indian
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Dahl and More - Healthy Indian
Tuesday, August 13th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, FREE

Spices, lentils, chickpeas and rice…all perfect components of a healthy diet and the mainstays of the traditional Indian diet.  Join Healthy Eating Specialist, Ariane, as she explores the healthy side of this intensely flavorful cuisine.

Wed
14
Half-Pint Kids Club - Fruit Kabobs
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cafe
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Half-Pint Kids Club - Fruit Kabobs
Wednesday, August 14th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cafe, FREE

Yum! We’re making our own snack today. Join us as we enjoy summer’s bounty of delicious seasonal fruit! This class is perfect for kids 2 – 5. Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373.

Wed
14
Summer Seafood with Chef Egg
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Summer Seafood with Chef Egg
Wednesday, August 14th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, FREE

We have some of the highest seafood standards in the market and these are evident in the flavor and quality of our products. Join Chef Egg as he demonstrates some ways to prepare and enjoy some of the bounties available at our Seafood counter.  Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373.
 

Thu
15
Tasty Thursdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Tasty Thursdays
Thursday, August 15th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

Tasty bites and new things to try! Join us every Thursday for a store wide demonstration of some of our favorite food and products. From delicious seafood, fresh produce and juicy GAP Step Rated Meat to Gourmet Cheeses and freshly baked breads, we'll be sampling it all in this tasty weekly event.  Themes change weekly.

Thu
15
Twitter Chat: Tiny Victories (Small steps... Big change)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Tiny Victories (Small steps... Big change)
Thursday, August 15th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Getting kids to think differently about their food choices can be a challenge. Join us for an online discussion to share tips and best practices for inspiring small changes that will ultimately have a big impact on better nutrition! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Mon
19
Budding Chef - Make Your Own PB & J Sushi
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Cafe
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Budding Chef - Make Your Own PB & J Sushi
Monday, August 19th
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Cafe, FREE

We’re heading Back to School next week. Today we’ll show you how to have a little fun with the classic PB & J. Perfect for kids 4 – 8! Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373.

 

Wed
21
Simple Summer Sampler with Chef Egg
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Simple Summer Sampler with Chef Egg
Wednesday, August 21st
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, FREE

Not quite ready to let go of summer yet?  Join Chef Egg for a delicious tour of late summer produce with dishes like Grilled Zucchini and Corn with Chicken Sausage and Hanger Steak with Black Eyed Pea and Tomato Salad.
 

Thu
22
Half-Pint Kids Club - Ice Cream Social
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Cafe
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Half-Pint Kids Club - Ice Cream Social
Thursday, August 22nd
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Cafe, FREE

So long summer! School is just about to start. Come meet with old friends and meet new ones at our final social of the summer. This social is perfect for kids of all ages. Please be sure to Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373 so that we know how much ice cream to have on hand.
 

Thu
22
Tasty Thursdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Tasty Thursdays
Thursday, August 22nd
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

Tasty bites and new things to try! Join us every Thursday for a store wide demonstration of some of our favorite food and products. From delicious seafood, fresh produce and juicy GAP Step Rated Meat to Gourmet Cheeses and freshly baked breads, we'll be sampling it all in this tasty weekly event.  Themes change weekly.

Thu
22
Twitter Chat: Heading Back to School
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Heading Back to School
Thursday, August 22nd
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.

Tue
27
Healthy Packed Lunches
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Cafe
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Healthy Packed Lunches
Tuesday, August 27th
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cafe, FREE

It’s that time of year again! Join Healthy Eating Specialist, Ariane, as she shows you how to pack healthy lunches that are good for the whole family.

 

Wed
28
Half-Pint Kids Club - Veggie Creatures
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Cafe
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Half-Pint Kids Club - Veggie Creatures
Wednesday, August 28th
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cafe, FREE

Veggies don’t have to be a serious matter! Today we’ll use a variety of fresh veggies to create awesome (and tasty!) veggie creatures. This class is perfect for kids 2 – 5. Snacks will be made and served. Register at Customer Service or by calling (301) 608-9373.
 

Thu
29
Tasty Thursdays
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Tasty Thursdays
Thursday, August 29th
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

Tasty bites and new things to try! Join us every Thursday for a store wide demonstration of some of our favorite food and products. From delicious seafood, fresh produce and juicy GAP Step Rated Meat to Gourmet Cheeses and freshly baked breads, we'll be sampling it all in this tasty weekly event.  Themes change weekly.

Thu
29
Twitter Chat: Summer's Last Hurrah
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer's Last Hurrah
Thursday, August 29th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Labor Day is just a few days away, so let's make sure summer goes out with a BANG! Join us for an online discussion to share party ideas, recipes and general merriment during the final days of outdoor celebrating! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Events At Nearby Stores

Entertaining Made Easy
Saturday, December 27th
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Storewide, Free

Let us be a cook in your kitchen this holiday season! Every Saturday from 2-4PM through December, our in-store experts from each department will be on hand to answer your questions. Stop by each table and say hello - plus we will also be sampling items from our holiday menu.

Let us be a cook in your kitchen this holiday season! Every Saturday from 2-4PM through December, our in-store experts from each department will be on hand to answer your questions.

Meatless Monday Special
Monday, December 29th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Prepared Foods, $8

Every Monday, 4-7pm, grab a three-sectioned plate and load up on as many meat-free items from our salad and hot bars for only $8.  So long as it's all vegetarian and the lid fits, it doesn't matter how heavy the container is!

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Meatless Monday
Monday, December 29th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Prepared Foods,

Fill your plate for ONLY $8 from 11:30 - 1:30 and 4 - 7PM! Skip the meat-centered plate and try a plant based lunch or dinner.

Fill your plate for ONLY $8 from 11:30 - 1:30 and 4 - 7PM! Skip the meat-centered plate and try a plant based lunch or dinner.