May 2013

Wed
01
Kid's Club Pizza Party
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Outside if weather permits – Café if not
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Kid's Club Pizza Party
Wednesday, May 1st
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Outside if weather permits – Café if not, FREE

Stop by for our monthly meeting of Kids Club! It’s a great time for children ages 3-10 and is held the first Wednesday of every month. This month we are having a pizza party, complete with salad on a stick!

RSVP is recommended to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Wed
01
Cupcake Decorating
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cafe
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Cupcake Decorating
Wednesday, May 1st
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cafe , $10.00

Join us for another informative (and delicious) class on cupcake decorating.  This month our specialists will be teaching us how to create spring flowers on your edible masterpiece. Perfect timing for Mother's Day!

Sat
04
National Lemonade Day
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Foyer
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National Lemonade Day
Saturday, May 4th
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Foyer

Teaching children the basics of entrepreneurship, Whole Foods Market Veterans is proud to sponsor this event.  We will be hosting two children’s lemonade stands during the day, please come on out and show your support!

Mon
06
Latin Flavors 101
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Latin Flavors 101
Monday, May 6th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, $5.00

Join us for an introduction on how to make aguas frescas, fresh tortillas from scratch, the healthiest tacos around and arroz con leche (rice pudding) for dessert.  Sign up now, space is limited!

RSVP is required to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Tue
07
Decrease Your Risk of Diabetes: Store Tour with Danielle Fournet, RD
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Meet in the cafe
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Decrease Your Risk of Diabetes: Store Tour with Danielle Fournet, RD
Tuesday, May 7th
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Meet in the cafe, FREE

Join East Jefferson Hospital’s Dietitian Danielle for a tour of the store.  Danielle is a wealth of information so come equipped with questions and utilize this great resource! This month’s theme is “Decrease Your Risk of Diabetes”.

Tue
07
Curries 101
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Curries 101
Tuesday, May 7th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Sushi Bar, FREE

Curries are a versatile and exotic way to liven up your kitchen. Join Caitlin on this international journey as she teaches basic Thai, Sri Lankan and Ethiopian curry recipes.    

RSVP is recommended to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Thu
09
Mom - O - Rama
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Mom - O - Rama
Thursday, May 9th
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Store-wide, FREE

Come celebrate your Mom-ness with lots of tasty samples, goody bags for the 1st 50 moms, picture frame decorating for Kids, sea salt bodyscrub class and more!  Be sure to join Glo Minerals in the Whole Body department for a complimentary color match.

Fri
10
D.I.Y. Mother's Day Gifts
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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D.I.Y. Mother's Day Gifts
Friday, May 10th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, $15.00

Not sure what to get Mom this year? We have you covered! You bring yourself, and we supply all the ingredients and cute packaging to create homemade Chai Tea satchels, bread in a bottle and even a delicious apple dip! These gifts are sure to make the mothers in your life smile.

RSVP is recommended to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Mon
13
Canning 101
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Canning 101
Monday, May 13th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, $10.00

It’s harvest time and our store is filled with beautiful, fresh, seasonal produce.  In this introductory class you will learn the basics of canning safety and home canning.  We will also concoct our very own canned creations to take home. 

RSVP is required to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Tue
14
Community Yoga Class
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM @ Outdoor Cafe
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Community Yoga Class
Tuesday, May 14th
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Outdoor Cafe, FREE

Yoga and You Anywhere and Whole Foods Market have joined forces to bring you a complimentary yoga class.  Beginners and experts alike are welcome to join us to clear your mind and release some stress.

Light refreshments provided.  Space limited, please RSVP with nicole.poirier@wholefoods.com

Thu
16
Vitamix
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Produce
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Vitamix
Thursday, May 16th
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Produce, Free

 

Vita Steve will be here to demonstrate the best-performing and most reliable blending equipment in the world!   Join the millions of professional chefs and at-home cooks who use their Vitamix blenders every day to make meals easier, faster, and more delicious.

Thu
16
Twitter Chat: Light Up the Grill
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Light Up the Grill
Thursday, May 16th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Fee

The weather is warming up and that means it's time to head outside for some cooking over the coals or gratesl. Let's chat about our favorite foods to kiss with flame, tips and tricks for seasoning, and more. Follow #wfmdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
16
Cheese and Beer Sampling Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Cheese and Beer Sampling Class
Thursday, May 16th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Specialty Department, $10 (or more!) Suggested donation to Whole Planet Foundation

There’s a whole world of cheese in our Specialty department and this month our cheese specialists will be giving us insight into several varieties. The featured cheeses will be paired with complimentary beers.

Reservation only.  Class limited to 25 persons.  Please visit the cheese counter to sign up or for more information.

Fri
17
Grills Just Want to Have Fun
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Grills Just Want to Have Fun
Friday, May 17th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Store Wide, Free

 

It’s our birthday!  Shake your booty!  We’re so excited we’re celebrating all weekend long.  Join us for three days of grilling, games, demos, music and more.

Highlights: 

                ~Grill Give-away:  Enter to win all weekend

                ~Birthday Cake:  Saturday @ 1:00 PM

                ~Petting Zoo:  Sunday 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

                ~Live Music by the Neo-Jazz School of Music

Fri
17
Getting Saucy
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Getting Saucy
Friday, May 17th
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Sushi Bar , $5

 

Learn how to make your own homemade BBQ sauces inspired by exotic countries from around the world and how to pair them with the right plant based foods.

RSVP Required to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Mon
20
Salsa Party
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Salsa Party
Monday, May 20th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Sushi Bar , Free

 

Looking for a fresh addition to any meal? Salsas are healthier than you may think; join Caitlin to learn how to make traditional pico de gallo, black bean mango, pineapple and avocado salsas.

RSVP Recommended to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Thu
23
Vitamix Part Deaux
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Produce
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Vitamix Part Deaux
Thursday, May 23rd
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Produce , Free

 

Vita Steve will be here for a second round to demonstrate the best-performing and most reliable blending equipment in the world!   Join the millions of professional chefs and at-home cooks who use their Vitamix blenders every day to make meals easier, faster, and more delicious.

Fri
24
How to Make Homemade Vegan Cheezes
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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How to Make Homemade Vegan Cheezes
Friday, May 24th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, $5

 

Come join us for a guiltless introduction to the world of vegan “cheezes”. This month we will be learning how to make Herbed Cream Cheese, Bourson, Cheddar and Sharp Bleu Cheese…. all dairy free!

RSVP Recommended to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Sat
25
The Green Project's Paint Recycling Drop-off
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ In front of the Store
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The Green Project's Paint Recycling Drop-off
Saturday, May 25th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
In front of the Store , Free

 

On the last Saturday of every month the Green Project stops by to gather all latex paint in good condition, as well as limited quantities of stain and polyurethane.  The Green Project's booth will be located out front in good weather, and inside the foyer in bad weather.

 

The Green Project does NOT accept eWaste.  Your local BEST BUY location accepts old computers, monitors, radios, small printers, cell phones, stereos, speakers, TV's, microwaves, or other kitchen appliances.   For more information on what, where and how to recycle eWaste, visit www.earth911.com

Sat
25
Memorial Day Munchies
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Memorial Day Munchies
Saturday, May 25th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store Wide

 

As you gather this summer with family and friends, let great food give you one more reason to celebrate!  Join us as we sample some of our favorite Memorial Day inspired dishes to get your shindig off to a great start.

Sun
26
Kale, Yeah!
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Kale, Yeah!
Sunday, May 26th
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

 

Come learn what all the fuss it about! We will be sampling homemade kale chips and super green smoothies.  Plus I will show you the best ways to use kale in a salad and then sauté it with toasted pine nuts and a secret sauce.

RSVP Recommended to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Mon
27
Breakfast Success
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Breakfast Success
Monday, May 27th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

 

Start your day off right with a nutritious breakfast. Come learn the secret to creating your own delicious healthy muffins, green drinks and pancakes out of everyday ingredients from your pantry.

RSVP Recommended to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Tue
28
28 Day Challenge Reunion
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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28 Day Challenge Reunion
Tuesday, May 28th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

 

Did you participate in a 28 Day Healthy Eating Challenge?  If so, it’s time to touch base, learn some new recipes and get back in the groove. 

Wed
29
Kids Club
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Outside if weather permits – Café if not
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Kids Club
Wednesday, May 29th
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Outside if weather permits – Café if not , Free

 

Stop by for our meeting of Kids Club, it’s a great time for children ages 3-10. This week we are learning about recycling through fun crafts and activities.

RSVP is recommended to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Thu
30
Wine Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Wine Class
Thursday, May 30th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Specialty Department , $10 (or more!) Suggested donation to Whole Planet Foundation

 

Join us the last Thursday of every month as Wine Specialist Kris takes us on a journey through the manifold flavors, textures, and complexities found in wine. 

Reservation only.  Class limited to 25 persons.  Please visit the cheese counter to sign up or for more information.

Thu
30
Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines of Summer
Thursday, May 30th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

Cool, crisp whites, reds to pair with your favorite steak - wine is made for summer food. Join us as we chat about pairing wines with both weather and favorite summer foods. Follow #wfmwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST.

Fri
31
Friday Night Thai
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Friday Night Thai
Friday, May 31st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, $5

 

 

Do you love Thai food? Come learn how to make tasty healthy versions at home.  On the menu: Thai Style Curry, Cucumber Salad, and Sweet Sticky Rice.

RSVP Required to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Events At Nearby Stores

Street Food Fest: Food on a Stick
Saturday, March 7th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Storewide, free

Join us from 12-5PM at Broad Street for a celebration of our favorite foods...on a stick!

Join us from 12-5PM at Broad Street for a celebration of our favorite foods...on a stick!

2015 Parm Crack
Saturday, March 7th
2:00 PM
Specialty Department , free

It’s time to make a stink about our crumbly, intense, complex and EXCLUSIVE Parmigiano Reggiano....

Join team members and guests for the annual “Parmigiano Reggiano Crack” event  -- we'll simultaneously crack wheels of Parmigiano Reggiano in all WFM stores! 

It’s time to make a stink about our crumbly, intense, complex and EXCLUSIVE Parmigiano Reggiano....

Street Food Fest: New Orleans Street Food
Sunday, March 8th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Storewide, free

Join us from 12-5PM at Broad Street for a celebration of local, Street Food flavors! 

Join us from 12-5PM at Broad Street for a celebration of local, Street Food flavors!