July 2013

Fri
05
Friday Night Vietnamese Class
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Friday Night Vietnamese Class
Friday, July 5th
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Sushi Bar, $5

Preparing your own Vietnamese dishes at home is easier than you think!  Join Caitlin as she teaches you how to make pho, spring rolls and corn pudding. 

RSVP is requested to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Sat
06
Drop it Like it's Hot
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Drop it Like it's Hot
Saturday, July 6th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store-wide, FREE

Whew!  It’s getting’ hot in here!  Beat that Louisiana heat by sampling some of our mouth-watering selections from around the store.

Sat
06
Summer Salad Class
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Summer Salad Class
Saturday, July 6th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

Are you getting tired of the same old salads? Join Caitlin as she makes a roasted corn, quinoa black bean and tri-colored potato salads.

RSVP required to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Mon
08
Protein Power
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Protein Power
Monday, July 8th
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

Come and join Caitlin for this introduction on how to get plenty of healthy protein in your diet.  We will be discussing varying sources of plant based proteins and learning how to cook quinoa, beans and tempeh.

RSVP required to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Mon
08
Protein Power - Take Two
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Protein Power - Take Two
Monday, July 8th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sushi Bar, Free

Come and join Caitlin for this introductory class on how to get plenty of healthy protein in your diet.  We will be discussing varying sources of plant based proteins and learning how to cook quinoa, beans and tempeh. This class is an exact repeat of the 5:30 - 6:30 offering. 

RSVP required to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Tue
09
Are You Getting Enough Protein Daily? Store Tour with Danielle Fournet, RD
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Meet in the Cafe
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Are You Getting Enough Protein Daily? Store Tour with Danielle Fournet, RD
Tuesday, July 9th
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!

RSVP required to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Tue
09
Latin Flavors 101
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Latin Flavors 101
Tuesday, July 9th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, $5

Join us for an introductory class on how to make fresh tortillas from scratch, the healthiest tacos around and arroz con leche (rice pudding) for dessert.  

RSVP required to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Wed
10
Kids Club – Bubbles!
10:30 AM - 11:15 PM @ Outdoor Cafe
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Kids Club – Bubbles!
Wednesday, July 10th
10:30 AM - 11:15 PM
Outdoor Cafe , Free

Stop by for our summer Kids Club series! It’s a great time for children ages 2-10.  This beautiful summertime weather is begging for bubbles!

RSVP is required to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Thu
11
Twitter Chat: Local Favorites
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Local Favorites
Thursday, July 11th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Local produce, local bread, local cheese - come and share your stories of the local artisans and products you most enjoy. We'll chat about how you find great local products and how to support those that produce them. Follow #wfmdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
12
Community Blood Drive
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Parking Lot
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Community Blood Drive
Friday, July 12th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Parking Lot, FREE

Ochsner’s mobile blood bank will be set up in our parking lot in an effort to increase blood donations.  Please take a few minutes to make a contribution if you are able.  There is no greater gift than the gift of blood.

Fri
12
Cherry Fest
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Cherry Fest
Friday, July 12th
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Store Wide, Free

We love these fresh seasonal cherries so much we’re celebrating them for three whole days!  Music, samples, raffles and more, join us for the sweetest event of the season.

Mon
15
Salsa Party
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Salsa Party
Monday, July 15th
5:30 PM - 6:30 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 required to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Mon
15
Salsa Party - Part Two
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Salsa Party - Part Two
Monday, July 15th
7:00 PM - 8:00 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. This is a repeat of the 5:30 - 6:30 offering.  

RSVP required to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Wed
17
Kids Club
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Outdoor Cafe
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Kids Club
Wednesday, July 17th
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Outdoor Cafe, Free

Join Caitlin this week as we get crafty with fruit stamps and create new dips to pair with our veggies.

RSVP requested to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Thu
18
Cheese and Beer Sampling Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Cheese and Beer Sampling Class
Thursday, July 18th
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.

Thu
18
Sunset Yoga
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM @ Outdoor Cafe
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Sunset Yoga
Thursday, July 18th
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
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

Fri
19
Catering Luau
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ TBD
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Catering Luau
Friday, July 19th
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
TBD, FREE

Did you know we cater?  Our chefs prepare our catered fare using the same high quality ingredients you find in our stores.  Join us for a Summer Luau themed event that showcases a few of the delicious dishes you might find on our catering menu, and keep Whole Foods Market in mind as you plan your next event.

Sat
20
Pie in July
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Pie in July
Saturday, July 20th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Sushi Bar, FREE

Join Caitlin, our Healthy Eating Specialist, for a class that puts a healthier twist on pie!  On the menu: Chocolate Avocado Cream Pie, Summer Fruit Pie and a Creamy Peach Pie.

RSVP required to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Sat
20
What's New?
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Store-wide
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What's New?
Saturday, July 20th
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Store-wide, FREE

We always have tasty new products rolling onto our shelves, now’s your chance to check ‘em out.  As you make your way around the store, each team will be featuring a new product they think you should taste.

Mon
22
Kale, Yeah!
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Kale, Yeah!
Monday, July 22nd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, $5.00

Come learn what all the fuss it about!  We will be sampling homemade kale chips and super green smoothies.  Plus we will show you the best ways to use kale in a salad and sauté.

RSVP required to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Tue
23
28 Day Challenge Reunion
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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28 Day Challenge Reunion
Tuesday, July 23rd
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.

RSVP Required to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Thu
25
Twitter Chat: Summer Parties
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summer Parties
Thursday, July 25th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Before summer fades into fall, be sure to make time for one last summer hurrah - or maybe even two or three. Let's chat about your favorite dishes, entertaining tips, and libations for sending summer off just right. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
26
Friday Night Thai
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Friday Night Thai
Friday, July 26th
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Sushi Bar, $5.00

Tonight’s Thai menu:  Thai Style Curry, Cucumber Salad, and Sweet Sticky Rice. If you love Thai food, come learn how to make your own tasty versions at home.

RSVP Required to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Sat
27
The Green Project's Paint Recycling Drop-off
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Garden Center - Out Front
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The Green Project's Paint Recycling Drop-off
Saturday, July 27th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Garden Center - Out Front, 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
27
Nice Cream Class: Healthier Ice Cream
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Nice Cream Class: Healthier Ice Cream
Saturday, July 27th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Sushi Bar, FREE

Learn how to make chocolate, peanut butter and strawberry nice creams! 

RSVP Required to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Sat
27
Ice Cream Social
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Store-wide
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Ice Cream Social
Saturday, July 27th
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Store-wide, FREE

No need to chase after the ice-cream truck, just stop by Whole Foods Market!   We’re getting social with all sorts of ice cream.  Sure we’ll have samples in the store, but be sure to also check out our social media for the latest scoop!

Mon
29
Curries 101
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Curries 101
Monday, July 29th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, $5

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 required to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Tue
30
Savvy Summer Skin Care
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Sushi Bar
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Savvy Summer Skin Care
Tuesday, July 30th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sushi Bar, $5.00

Our skin care expert and Healthy Eating Specialist are joining forces to teach you how to get a great complexion for the summer.

RSVP is required to Caitlin.Parys@wholefoods.com

Events At Nearby Stores

Stories and Signs
Monday, December 29th
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Breezeway , Free
Join the Nurture Nannies as they host story time. This month the nannies will be incorporating sign language for children. Its a great way to have educational fun and your weekly grocery shopping all in one stop!  

 

Ms. Beasley's Bulk Basics
Monday, December 29th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Bulk Section , free
Our Healthy Eating Educator, Ms. Beasley will cover the basics and benefits of buying in bulk and sample an inspired recipe using ingredients from our bulk section.
Our Healthy Eating Educator, Ms. Beasley will cover the basics and benefits of buying in bulk and sample an inspired recipe using ingredients from our bulk section.
A Toast to the New Year
Wednesday, December 31st
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Store Wide, Free
Join us in celebrating the New Year with fun samples that all fit into a glass. See all our fantastic entertaining ideas and find some great recipes that are sure to please a crowd. 
Join us in celebrating the New Year with fun samples that all fit into a glass. See all our fantastic entertaining ideas and find some great recipes that are sure to please a crowd.