August 2013

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.

Sat
03
Picnic Party feat. Watermelon
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ In front of our store
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Picnic Party feat. Watermelon
Saturday, August 3rd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
In front of our store, Free!

National Watermelon Day AND National Picnic Month? Time to celebrate these two summer joys! We haul out the baskets and share some of our favorite picnic treats, tasty bites off the grill, and some creative uses for watermelon.

Tue
06
Grand Opening Willowbrook Taqueria
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ In our Prepared Foods Department
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Grand Opening Willowbrook Taqueria
Tuesday, August 6th
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
In our Prepared Foods Department

Discover the latest in Mexican food right inside our store.
Our newest venue, The Taqueria, is officially open. We offer our first 25 customers (beginning at 11:00am) a free taco, and tastes for everyone through the lunch hour.

Thu
08
Flash Sale
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Inside our store
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Flash Sale
Thursday, August 8th
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Inside our store

Have you heard about our Flash Sales?
Every once in a while we have really special sales that just pop up. This sale features a back-to-school staple at an unbelievable price! Pick up a 12-pack of Organic Valley shelf-stable milk cartons for only $6.99. A deal this hot is only available for a very short time, so stop by the store from 4 to 8pm to get yours.

Thu
08
Back to School Bash at Borse Park in Willowbrook
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Borse Park in Willowbrook
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Back to School Bash at Borse Park in Willowbrook
Thursday, August 8th
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Borse Park in Willowbrook, Free!

We are proud to support The Village of Willowbrook’s Back to School Bash for Gower School students and families. Join us in Borse Park for games, food, giveaways and more.

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.

Sat
10
The Big Chill
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Around the store
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The Big Chill
Saturday, August 10th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Around the store, Free!

Time to chill out!
Baby, it’s hot outside! So step inside our store for all the latest in tasty ways to cool you down. Our teams are put to the challenge to show their best way to combat the heat, and they deliver. Try cooling tastes that you can easily duplicate in your warm summer abode.

 

 

Mon
12
Juicing to Combat Allergies with Dr. Adam Meade
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ In our Cafe
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Juicing to Combat Allergies with Dr. Adam Meade
Monday, August 12th
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
In our Cafe, Free - registration required. Please sign up at Customer Service.

Dr. Meade’s newest juicing meet-up focuses on how to incorporate juicing into your lifestyle and some strategies to help individuals who suffer from allergies.  Allergies tend to reflect chronic inflammation, and juicing and utilizing certain vegetables and fruits can reduce that inflammation to help seek relief. The class introduces you to new recipes and lets you get hands-on with different juicers. 

Thu
15
Vitamix Road Show
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Inside our Store
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Vitamix Road Show
Thursday, August 15th
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Inside our Store, Free!

Stop by any time during this demo event to discover the power of Vitamix’s NEW 7500 model in action! The 7500 is designed to fit under cabinets and is quieter than previous models. A Vitamix purchase during our event includes a hard-cover recipe book with over 200 recipes, getting started guide, instructional DVD and FREE Filtration Bag (a $14.95 value) for making non-dairy milks, sprouting seeds & more.

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.

Sat
17
Back to School with Health Starts Here
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Inside our Store
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Back to School with Health Starts Here
Saturday, August 17th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Inside our Store, Free!

We use the four pillars of our Health Starts Here program to show you how to get more healthy into those school (or work) lunchboxes. During this event kids receive a Report Card to encourage tasting new things, along with the opportunity for them to assign grades to all they try. Once completed, report cards are entered to win some cool back to school prizes.  

 

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.

Sat
24
The Lunch Bunch
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Inside our Store
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The Lunch Bunch
Saturday, August 24th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Inside our Store, Free!

You don’t have to be going back to school to want to know new ways to load up a lunchbox. We share some easy, inexpensive and tasty ideas to get more out of what’s in your lunchbox.

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.

Sat
31
End of Summer Fling
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ In Front of our Store
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End of Summer Fling
Saturday, August 31st
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
In Front of our Store, Free!

The days are getting shorter, but there is still plenty of time for one last summer party. Come on by for a potluck of sorts, when all of our departments bring their favorite summertime dishes to our tent out front. Look for great Labor Day sales on summer classics.

Events At Nearby Stores

Kids Club
Tuesday, September 16th
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Whole Foods Market Wheaton,

Bring your little ones and join us for our Kids Club! We’ll be decorating our very own scarecrow sun catchers. Parental supervision required. Register by calling 630.588.1500.

Bring your little ones and join us for our Kids Club! We’ll be decorating our very own scarecrow sun catchers. Parental supervision required. Register by calling 630.588.1500.

Hello Beauty Truck at Orland Park
Tuesday, September 16th
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Orland Park Store , Free

Hello, Beauty! The #hellobeautytruck is coming to Orland Park! 

Hello, Beauty! The #hellobeautytruck is coming to Orland Park! 

What's New? Try it Tuesday!
Tuesday, September 16th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Gold Coast Grocery, Free

Shake things up! Grocery has a whole new selection of treats and eats and you want to try them. Drop by on Tuesdays, find the demo cart, and try something new. 

Shake things up! Grocery has a whole new selection of treats and eats and you want to try them. Drop by on Tuesdays, find the demo cart, and try something new.