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.

Wed
07
Free Cookie*
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Back to School Table
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Free Cookie*
Wednesday, August 7th
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Back to School Table, Free for school age children

Tuesday, August 20th
Free Back to School Cookie
4-8pm
Free
Hey kids! School is back in session and we are
celebrating by offering every school age child a
free cookie when you stop into Whole Foods Market
Wheaton. Stop by the Back-To-School station
in the store and accept your free cookie!

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.

Tue
13
Kids Craft Class
10:00 AM - 10:45 PM @ Cooking Classroom
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Kids Craft Class
Tuesday, August 13th
10:00 AM - 10:45 PM
Cooking Classroom, Free!

 

Kids Craft Classes

Every Tuesday at 10am, bring your little guys and join us for an hour of fun!  Call 630-588-1500 to register.   Classes run 10am to 10:45.

 

July 2nd: Fourth of July crafts with Lucy

 

July 16th: Make your own bug catcher to keep and hold all the lightening bugs you’ll be catching this summer!  

 

July 30th : Celebrate Flowers with Lucy!

 

August 13th:  Back to school is coming up! Make school themed craft with Lucy.

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.

Fri
16
Large Quarterly Beer Tasting Event
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Specialty Department
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Large Quarterly Beer Tasting Event
Friday, August 16th
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Specialty Department, Free with valid ID

Large Beer Tasting Event

Fri August 16th

4-7pm

Free

 

Join us for our quarterly beer event with over 10 vendors and 40 beers and samples to choose from. There will be live music, and samples out in every department and the first 100 guests will get a free pint glass.

Sat
17
Health Starts Here Back to School Event
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Wheaton
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Health Starts Here Back to School Event
Saturday, August 17th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Wheaton, Free!

HSH Back to School Event
Saturday August 17th
Noon-3pm
Free


Kids join us between the hours of 12 and 3pm to
celebrate being back in school featuring the
Health Starts Here –Build a Better Lunch Box!
This event will feature a face painter, Healthy
Snack Tasting featuring our Health Starts Here
products, and other live entertainment. No registration
is necessary.

Sat
17
Premium Body Care Event
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Body Department
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Premium Body Care Event
Saturday, August 17th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Body Department, Free!

Premium Body Care Event
Saturday, August 17th
Noon-3pm
Free
Start the school year off right with a new premium
body care regime that even the earth will smile at!
Take a look at our products and talk to experienced
skin specialists about your personalized
skins needs. Free samples, raffle gift baskets and
tasty treats!

 

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
Back to School Event featuring WTTW
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ In the Wheaton Store Parking Lot
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Back to School Event featuring WTTW
Saturday, August 24th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
In the Wheaton Store Parking Lot, Free!

August 24th
Back to School Party!

10am to 3pm

Please note the change in time!
Free


Hey Kids! Let’s Party in the parking lot! Channel
11 WTTW Chicago will be here with live entertainment,
samples, and giveaways for you and your
favorite little guys from 10am to Noon.  Always a hit, this annual event
is almost always a blast. There will be a hula
hoop area, samples throughout the store and face
painting.  WTTW will here from 10am to noon,   facepainting in the afternoon from 12-2pm, and a free craft table from 1 to 3pm.

 

This Saturday August 24th we have a full day of kids events planned!!! Check out this schedule so you don't miss the activity you are most interested in!

Back to School Party!

10am to Noon: WTTW and Miss Lori's Campus in the parking lot
Noon to 2pm: Facepainter in the cafe
1pm to 3pm: Free Crafts in the cafe
Free Samples, Hula Hoops, and Healthy Lunch demo's from 10am to 3pm at various times.

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.

Events At Nearby Stores

Health Starts Here Brisk Walk
Saturday, July 12th
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Outside/In our Lifestyle Center, Free
Sign up in advance at customer service
Join Angela, our Healthy Eating Specialist for a brisk walk on a nearby trail. After the walk, come enjoy a simple & healthy breakfast.
Sign up in advance at customer service
6th Anniversary Party!
Saturday, July 12th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Store-Wide, Free
Celebrate local
Celebrate our 6th anniversary in Naperville! Enjoy live music, storewide samples, and visit with local vendors with products close to the Naperville area!
 
Cake and Ice Cream Social
Enjoy a free slice of birthday cake, and ice cream featuring Swiss Gormet from Chicago IL, and other delicious ice creams.
 
Top Summer Wine Tasting
Sample a selection of our Top Summer Wines. Grab a tasting card, and receive a $5 off discount code to the Naperville Wine Festival! Be one of the first 50 people to
visit our wine tasting, and receive a FREE WFM Naperville wine glass! Discount at Whole Foods Market Naperville only. One wine glass per person, while supplies last.
Celebrate local
Teen Chef Battle: The Ultimate Grilled Cheese
Saturday, July 12th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Willowbrook Cafe , FREE

Is your teen a Master in the kitchen or a whiz at helping you cook a delicious dinner?  Perhaps your talented teen just has an interest in the culinary world? You’re in luck! Whole Foods Market and Indian Prairie Library are teaming up to bring you the first ever Great Grilled Cheese Battle.  Participants will craft the most delectable sandwich possible by choosing from a variety of fresh and natural ingredients provided by Whole Foods Market. 

A Panel of Judges will then choose a winner based on taste, presentation, creativity, and level of difficulty.   This unique and fun event will be held at Whole Foods Market Willowbrook, and the winners’ sandwich will be featured for sale in our Prepared Foods Department for one week!  Your teen can sign up with a partner through the Indian Prairie Library website. 

Registration deadline is July 7th.

We highly suggest they sign up for one of Whole Foods Market’s Teen Culinary Workshops on July 2nd or July 8th as well to best prepare them for this event.   Any questions can be directed to Amy Caruso at Whole Foods Market Willowbrook or Tyler Works at Indian Prairie Library.  

Is your teen a Master in the kitchen or a whiz at helping you cook a delicious dinner?  Perhaps your talented teen just has an interest in the culinary world? You’re in luck!