November 2013

Fri
01
Order Your Thanksgiving Meal Online: Wholefoodsmarket.com/shop
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Wellington
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Order Your Thanksgiving Meal Online: Wholefoodsmarket.com/shop
Friday, November 1st
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Wellington

 

or In-Store at Our Holiday Ordering Table 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM Daily

Ordering begins November 1st and ends Sunday, November 24th.  All orders must be picked up by Thursday, November 28th.  All cancellations must be made no less than 24 hours prior to scheduled pick up time.

Sat
02
Sampling Fair
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Storewide
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Sampling Fair
Saturday, November 2nd
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Storewide, Free

Enjoy an assortment of samples around the store and enter to win a variety of gift baskets near the customer service desk!

Sun
03
Juice Bar Name Unveiling and Smoothie Tasting
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Juice Bar
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Juice Bar Name Unveiling and Smoothie Tasting
Sunday, November 3rd
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Juice Bar, FREE

 

Sunday, November 3rd 11:00-1:00 PM, Free

Join us as we unveil the new name of our juice bar and celebrate our signature of smoothies. Fans will enjoy free samples of our top 5 smoothies, including a special 5th anniversary smoothie created just for the month of November with $1 being donated to the Whole Kids Foundation for the whole month!

Mon
04
Customer Appreciation Dinner
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cafe
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Customer Appreciation Dinner
Monday, November 4th
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cafe, $5 Donation Per Ticket

 

Monday, November 4th 5:30-7:30 PM, $5 Donation per Ticket

We love our customers and are excited to treat you to a delicious pre-holiday dinner featuring our favorite dishes and a holiday wine tasting.  The menu will include an assortment of items from our Holiday Menu and will be served buffet style in the café with live music to get us in the mood.  Space is Limited. Tickets will be available for purchase at the customer service desk beginning Oct. 28th.  100% of donations will be given to the Palm Beach County Food Bank.

 

Tue
05
Kids Appreciation Day & 5% Day Benefiting Wellington Garden Club’s Youth Programs!
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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Kids Appreciation Day & 5% Day Benefiting Wellington Garden Club’s Youth Programs!
Tuesday, November 5th
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE

 

Tuesday, November 5th

·         8:00 AM          First 100 customers of the day to check out will receive a reusable bag

·         3:00 PM           First 50 kids will receive a goodie bag beginning at 3:00 PM in the lifestyle center (children must be present to receive a bag)

·         3:00- 4:30        PM Free trail mix station in the lifestyle center

·         5:00 PM           Anniversary Cake cutting and sampling in the café

·         6:00-6:30 PM   “How to make a Vegetable Container Garden” by the Wellington Garden Club

5% of the Day’s Net Sales will be donated to the Wellington Garden Club’s Youth Programs.  Please visit the Wellington Garden Club information table in the produce department 10-7 PM for more information.

Tue
05
The Sushi Stop
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Sushi Department
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The Sushi Stop
Tuesday, November 5th
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Sushi Department, FREE

 

Look for Lina in our Prepared Foods Department to taste Genji’s featured sushi prepared fresh daily!  No registration necessary, just stop by during the times below:

Tuesday November 5th 3:00-4:30 PM, Free

Featuring: Cold Noodle Salad with Tofu Edamami

Tuesday, November 19th 3:00-4:30 PM, Free

Featuring: Japanese Chicken Curry.

Thu
07
Twitter Chat: Thanksgiving Success Demystified
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Thanksgiving Success Demystified
Thursday, November 7th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

The season for holiday cooking is here! Do you have a plan for Thanksgiving success? We'll be talking about how to plan and prep to ensure your time in the kitchen is simple and stress-free. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Thu
07
HOP-ulent Brews
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center
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HOP-ulent Brews
Thursday, November 7th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, FREE

 

Thursday November 7th 6:30-8:00 PM, Free

Pre-Registration Required. Stop by the customer service desk or call 561-904-4000 to register.

See, smell, and taste the Hop experience and join us for an evening of beer, food pairings, and of course HOPS.  We will taste some of the best U.S. craft examples of pale ales, India pale ales, Imperial IPAs, and other hop-forward specialty beers.

Instructor: Chris Whaley, Brew Specialist

 

 

Fri
08
Local Artist Celebration: Adrianne Hetherington
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Lifestyle Center & Cafe
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Local Artist Celebration: Adrianne Hetherington
Friday, November 8th
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Lifestyle Center & Cafe, $5 donation per person

 

Friday, November 8th, 6:30-8:00 PM, $5 Donation/Person

Pre-Registration Required. Stop by the customer service desk or call 561-904-4000 to register.

Meet our current Wellington Art Society local artist, Adrianne Hetherington, and join us as we celebrate her beautiful paintings that are displayed in our café. Wine tasting, cheese, and refreshments will be served, with live music. 100% of the event entrance fees will benefit the Wellington Art Society Scholarship Fund. Cash donations will be accepted at the entrance. Held in the café and Lifestyle Center.

Tue
12
Taste of Thanksgiving
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Store Wide
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Taste of Thanksgiving
Tuesday, November 12th
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Store Wide, FREE

 

Tuesday, November 12th 5:30-7:00 PM, Free

Taste your way around the store and enjoy samples from our Thanksgiving Holiday Menu and enter to win an organic turkey at our Holiday Ordering Table!  You are also invited to vote for your favorite sample of the evening by picking up a voting ballot/entry form at our Holiday Ordering Table in the Produce Department.  No registration necessary, just come by! 100% of the event entrance fees will benefit the Wellington Art Society Scholarship Fund. Cash donations will be accepted at the entrance. Held in the café and Lifestyle Center.

 

Fri
29
Mom’s Morning Escape
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Customer Service
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Mom’s Morning Escape
Friday, November 29th
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Customer Service, FREE

 

Friday, November 29th 9:00-11:00 AM, Free

Pre-Registration Required. Stop by the customer service desk or call 561-904-4000 to register.

Moms will receive a free coffee or tea, and muffin from the Coffee Bar.  Please check in at the Customer Service desk to pick up your Mom’s Morning Escape Voucher, then make your way to the Coffee Bar for your treats. Dr. Laura Valhuerdi of Practical Wellness Solutions, a Chiropractic Physician and Licensed Massage Therapist with a degree in Kinesiology, will be offering free 5 minute chair massages in the back of the café (first come first served).

*All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian

Events At Nearby Stores

Screening Under the Stars: “FED UP”
Friday, January 2nd
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Outside Patio, Free

Everything we’ve been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years is dead wrong. FED UP is the film the food industry doesn’t want you to see. From Katie Couric, Laurie David (Oscar winning producer of AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH) and director Stephanie Soechtig, FED UP will change the way you eat forever.  Enjoy a free viewing of this thought provoking documentary with some tasty snacks to go along.

Instructor:  Abigail Nagorski, Healthy Eating & Green Mission Specialist

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Everything we’ve been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years is dead wrong. FED UP is the film the food industry doesn’t want you to see.

Hands on Fermentation
Saturday, January 3rd
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, Free

Join Abigail, our store’s Healthy Eating Specialist, as she demystifies the ancient traditional art of fermentation.  Learn how to add beneficial probiotics and B vitamins into your diet with your own homemade fermented foods.  Mary will show the class how to create the perfect fermented veggies and then hold a hands on sauerkraut making activity.  All participants will take home their very own jar of kraut!

Instructor:  Abigail Nagorski, Healthy Eating & Green Mission Specialist

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Join Abigail, our store’s Healthy Eating Specialist, as she demystifies the ancient traditional art of fermentation.  Learn how to add beneficial probiotics and B vitamins into your diet with your

Paleo Salads
Sunday, January 4th
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Lifestyle Center, Free

“Paleo” is a modern diet designed to emulate the diet of our ancestors from the Paleolithic era. This diet avoids foods like dairy products, grains, legumes, processed oils, and refined sugar. Join Chef Jimmy as he whips up some delicious Paleo recipes and shares his experience with the Paleo lifestyle.

Instructor: James Gennaro, Lifestyle Culinary Instructor:

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“Paleo” is a modern diet designed to emulate the diet of our ancestors from the Paleolithic era. This diet avoids foods like dairy products, grains, legumes, processed oils, and refined sugar.