August 2014

Fri
01
Supermarket Sleuth
12:00 AM @ Whole Foods Market West Des Moines
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Supermarket Sleuth
Friday, August 1st
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market West Des Moines, FREE!

Join us for a little nutrition lesson and a big store scavenger hunt to learn more about where our food comes from! Sessions will take place at 10am, 2pm, and 6pm, and begin at the Customer Service Desk. For kids 6 and up.

Sat
02
Fun Food for Little Fingers
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market West Des Moines
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Fun Food for Little Fingers
Saturday, August 2nd
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Whole Foods Market West Des Moines, FREE!

Taste your way through the store with delicious recipes in each department featuring fun, tasty, and nutritious foods for the little ones!

Sun
03
Prenatal Nutrition
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market West Des Moines Cafe
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Prenatal Nutrition
Sunday, August 3rd
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Whole Foods Market West Des Moines Cafe, FREE!

Newly pregnant or planning to have a baby? Join local childbirth educator Amy Brooks Murphy to learn about the importance of prenatal nutrition, one of the most important factors in having a low-risk prgnancy and a healthy baby! Class is limited to the first 20 to register; please stop in or call (515) 343-2600 to reserve your spot today!

Sun
03
Proteins for Pregnancy
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market West Des Moines
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Proteins for Pregnancy
Sunday, August 3rd
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Whole Foods Market West Des Moines, FREE!

We're wrapping up Kids and Family Week with a taste of delicious recipes in each department featuring foods that help support a healthy pregnancy!

Thu
07
Twitter Chat: Exploring Food Abroad
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Exploring Food Abroad
Thursday, August 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Summer has long been a time for traveling abroad. Let's visit about our favorite foods and flavors from around the world! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
08
Around the World Tasting of Pinot Noir & Coho Salmon
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Seafood department
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Around the World Tasting of Pinot Noir & Coho Salmon
Friday, August 8th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Seafood department, FREE samples, meal price TBD

Stop in to relax and find out why Pinot Noir and fresh Coho salmon are a match made in heaven!  Pick up a sample, or purchase a full plate with a glass of your choice for a dinner sure to help you wind down and get the weekend started off right!

Sat
09
Sampling Saturday: Dog Days of Summer
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market West Des Moines
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Sampling Saturday: Dog Days of Summer
Saturday, August 9th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Whole Foods Market West Des Moines, FREE!

August in Iowa doesn’t have to end at heat and humidity. Enjoy the best of the late-summer harvest and plenty of products and recipe ideas from each department to cool you down and ease you into Fall!  

Tue
12
Cheese Nights: American Beauties
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Specialty department
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Cheese Nights: American Beauties
Tuesday, August 12th
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Specialty department, FREE!

For our 8th installment of the Cheese Nights series, tonight we will be focusing on the best American-made Cheeses we have to offer! Taste and learn with our Cheese Experts for presentation and pairing tips, and of course some delicious samples! Class is limited to the first 25 to register, so stop in or call (515) 343-2600 to sign up today!

Sat
16
Sampling Saturday: Build a Better Lunch Box
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market West Des Moines
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Sampling Saturday: Build a Better Lunch Box
Saturday, August 16th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Whole Foods Market West Des Moines, FREE!

Lunch stress is now extinct! Taste your way through the store for endless ideas for a non-GMO, artificial anything-free lunch to send the kids off while keeping your sanity!

Thu
21
Back to Basics Skin Care Workshop
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market West Des Moines Cafe
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Back to Basics Skin Care Workshop
Thursday, August 21st
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Whole Foods Market West Des Moines Cafe, FREE!

We’re getting back to basics for back-to-school time! Learn more about our Premium Body Care Standards, Team Member favorites, and some simple tips to streamline your everyday skin care beauty regimen!

Thu
21
Twitter Chat: Summertime Wind-Down
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Summertime Wind-Down
Thursday, August 21st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

As we wrap up summer 2014, let's chat about and share photos of some of the greated moments... From parties to picnics to vacations! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Fri
22
Updog Downtown at the Sculpture Park
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Papajohn Sculpture Park
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Updog Downtown at the Sculpture Park
Friday, August 22nd
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Papajohn Sculpture Park, FREE!

We’re partnering with Power Life Yoga for this inaugural downtown outdoor yoga event! Enjoy an instructor-led yoga session for all fitness levels, live music, and be sure to stop out and visit our tent for some refreshments!

Fri
29
Iowa Brew Showdown
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Specialty department
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Iowa Brew Showdown
Friday, August 29th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Specialty department, FREE!

Many Iowans are clear supporters of either the Hawkeyes or Cyclones. Now it’s time to stake your claim on the Backpocket vs. Olde Main feud to kick off the football season! Stop out for a flight from two of Iowa’s finest breweries – Backpocket Brewing from Coralville and Olde Main Brewing Company from Ames, complete with plenty of game-watching grub to sample. Vote for your favorite, and show your team spirit and support!

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