October 2012

Thu
04
“Food Run”: Cooking Class
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Culinary Kitchen
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“Food Run”: Cooking Class
Thursday, October 4th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Culinary Kitchen, Free!

Saturday, October 6th

“Food Run”: Cooking Class
10:00 am-12:00 pm
Free!

Limit 30 people
Feed your mind and body with nutrition tips! Enjoy a complimentary cooking demonstration, samples and a special Race for the Cure “Food Run” shopping tour while learning more about nutrition from Sharon Day, RD, CSO, CNSC, Director of Nutrition at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® at Western Regional Medical Center. She will discuss the importance of nutrition in our daily lives, especially for those who are battling cancer or are cancer survivors. Guests will receive a gift bag and a chance to win a Whole Foods shopping spree. Reserve your spot at http://www.foodrundenver.eventbrite.com

 

Thu
04
Vitamix: Cooking Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Tamarac Culinary Kitchen
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Vitamix: Cooking Class
Thursday, October 4th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tamarac Culinary Kitchen, Free!

Wednesday, October 10th

“Vitamix”: Cooking Class

Noon-1pm

Free!

 

If you own a “Vitamix” machine, or would like to research your options, then please join us for a special class with Traci! Learn how to create delicious, and healthy meals, and take home recipes for easy sauces, creams and smoothies. Reserve your spot at the customer service desk!  

 

Thu
04
Skincare Saturdays in Whole Body!
7:45 PM - 8:45 PM @ Tamarac Whole Body Department
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Skincare Saturdays in Whole Body!
Thursday, October 4th
7:45 PM - 8:45 PM
Tamarac Whole Body Department, Free!

Saturday, October 13th

Skincare Saturdays in Whole Body!

1:00-3:00pm

Free!

 

Pamper yourself this weekend with free facials with Cindy from “Intelligent Nutrients” and skincare consultations with Jennifer from Mychelle! Join us in our Whole Body department and “Love the Skin Your In” this Fall!  Sign up at the Customer Service Desk!

Thu
04
Vitamix: Cooking Class
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Tamarac Culinary Kitchen
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Vitamix: Cooking Class
Thursday, October 4th
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tamarac Culinary Kitchen, Free!

Saturday, October 13th

“Vitamix”: Cooking Class

3:00-4:00pm

Free!

If you own a “Vitamix” machine, or would like to research your options, then please join us for a special class with Traci! Learn how to create delicious, and healthy meals, and take home recipes for easy sauces, creams and smoothies. Reserve your spot at the customer service desk! 

Thu
04
Cooking Class for Parents!
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Tamarac Culinary Kitchen
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Cooking Class for Parents!
Thursday, October 4th
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tamarac Culinary Kitchen, Free!

Tuesday, October 16th

“Keeping our Kids Healthy” Cooking Class:  Immune Boosting Foods for Kids

6:00-7:00pm

Free!

 

Attention ALL parents! Are you tired of your kids having drippy noses and coughs all Winter?  Join Traci Carpenter, MNT for a class on how to boost your kids immune system for this year’s cold and flu season.  You will learn how to incorporate Dr. Fuhrmans, author of Disease Proof Your Child, Fab 5 (Berries, Greens, Seeds, Beans, and Tomatoes) into your kid’s meals and take home tips for keeping your child healthy!

Please reserve your spot at the customer service desk.

Thu
04
Healthy Meal Deals!
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Tamarac Prepared Foods Department
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Healthy Meal Deals!
Thursday, October 4th
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tamarac Prepared Foods Department , $5

Thursday, October 18th

Health Starts Here™ Meal Deal

11:30am-1:00pm

$5

Stop by the store today for a quick, cheap, and healthy lunch! Every Meal Deal is made from recipes that use plant-based, whole foods that are packed with nutrients, and healthy fats!

Thu
04
Cooking Class: Moroccan Lamb Skewers
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Tamarac Culinary Kitchen
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Cooking Class: Moroccan Lamb Skewers
Thursday, October 4th
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tamarac Culinary Kitchen, Free!

Thursday, October 18th

Cooking Class: Moroccan Lamb Skewers

6:30-7:30pm

Free!

Join Khadija, for this class on traditional Moroccan Lamb Skewers! Khadija is a native of Morocco and loves to share her family recipes with us! Recipes will include Moroccan lentils, Lamb Skewers and Semolina bread! Learn how to create something new in the kitchen, and reserve your spot at the customer service desk.

Thu
04
Health Starts Here!
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Tamarac Culinary Kitchen
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Health Starts Here!
Thursday, October 4th
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tamarac Culinary Kitchen, Free!

Tuesday, October 23rd

Healthy Eating Shopping Tour & Food Tasting

6:00-7:15pm

Free!

 

The first step to healthy eating is knowing what to put in your shopping cart!

Join our Healthy Eating Specialist, Traci Carpenter for a tour to learn strategies for healthy eating on a budget! And learn tips for label-reading shortcuts; making healthy recipes and enjoy a sample of a “Health Starts Here” snack.  Please reserve your spot at the customer service desk.

Thu
04
Cooking Seafood!
8:15 PM - 9:15 PM @ Tamarac Culinary Kitchen
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Cooking Seafood!
Thursday, October 4th
8:15 PM - 9:15 PM
Tamarac Culinary Kitchen, Free!

Thursday, October 25th

Cooking Class: Oven Ready Seafood Dishes!

6:30-7:30pm

Free!

Tonight, Chef Chris Miller from our Seafood Department will share his favorite recipes for Crab Stuffed Dover Sole and Spinach & Feta Salmon! Savor these hearty Fall Favorites and reserve your spot at the Customer Service desk.

 

Thu
04
Happy Fall!
8:15 PM - 9:15 PM @ Tamarac
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Happy Fall!
Thursday, October 4th
8:15 PM - 9:15 PM
Tamarac, Free!

Saturday, October 27th

Fall Festival

12:00-2:00pm

Free!

Join us for a Fall Festival to celebrate the season!

Featuring:

  • Kids Pumpkin Painting
  • Delicious Samples of Healthy Fall Foods, including an all-store competition for the best Healthy Squash Recipe!
  • Tamarac Turnips Kids Cooking Class, including recipes on fun, and healthy Halloween treats.  We will make a Boo-nilla Shakes with bananas and mummy trail mix cups.  Reserve your spot for the kids cooking class at the customer service desk!
Thu
04
Free Film Festival!
8:15 PM - 9:15 PM @ Denver Public Library-Central Branch
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Free Film Festival!
Thursday, October 4th
8:15 PM - 9:15 PM
Denver Public Library-Central Branch, Free!

Monday, October 29th

“Do Something Reel” Film Festival: “The Love of Beer”

6:00-8:00pm

Free!

*Located at the Denver Public Library

Limit 100 people

Join us at the Denver Public Library for a showing of “For the Love of Beer”. “From farm to consumption, women are fighting their way to become some of the most influential people in the craft beer world.   Based in the Pacific NW, The Love of Beer, follows a group inspirational women as they struggle to end stereotypes, handle their rising fame, and raise families in a 21 and over lifestyle.  They’re not doing it for feminism or equality—they’re doing it for the love of beer.  Learn more at www.dosomethingreel.org and http://theloveofbeermovie.com/

Located in the B2 Denver Public Library conference center 10 W. Fourteenth Ave. Pkwy. Denver, CO 80204

Thu
11
Cooking Class: Preserved Lemons
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Tamarac Culinary Kitchen
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Cooking Class: Preserved Lemons
Thursday, October 11th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Tamarac Culinary Kitchen, Free!

Thursday, October 11th

Cooking Class: “Preserved Lemons”

6:30-7:30pm

Free!

Preserved Lemons add an intensity and fullness to any dish.  They are simple to make at home and make lovely hostess gifts.  Chef Shellie, from KitchenCUE, will guide you through the process of making preserved lemons; discuss the many uses for them and demonstrate a wonderful Chicken with Preserved Lemon and Saffron dish that dances with flavor and is perfect for the season. Reserve your spot at the Customer Service desk.

 

 

Events At Nearby Stores

Easter Brunch :: All You Can Eat!
Sunday, April 20th
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cherry Creek, $15 a person $5 for kids 8 and under All you can eat!

It’s time once again for our annual Easter Brunch!  This all you can eat buffet is $15 a person or $5 for kids under the age of 8

Featured items:

  • Fresh Fruit Platter
  • Yogurt, House­­-made Granola, Fresh Berries
  • Scrambled eggs
  • Crispy Home Fries                                        
  • Smoked Salmon Platter with Mini Bagels, Capers, Sliced Tomatoes, Cream Cheese, and Red Onion 
  • Bread and Pastry Platter- Croissant, Asst. Muffins, Biscuits, Scones
  • Waffle Action Station- Blueberry Cheesecake Waffle with Graham Cracker Maple Syrup, Pecan Waffle with Cinnamon Apple Compote and Bourbon Maple Syrup, Vanilla Waffle with Bananas Foster Compote and Cinnamon laced Maple Syrup (and of course the classic Belgian Waffle)       
  • Omelet and Eggs to Order Station (Bacon, Sausage, Ham, Tomatoes, Green Onions, Green Chili’s, Cheddar, Swiss, Soy Cheddar, Fresh Spinach, Egg Whites, Egg Substitute)     
  • Southwestern Veggie Benedict- Cheddar Cornbread Muffin, Vegetarian Chorizo, Poached Egg, and Roasted Green Chili Hollandaise               
  • Eggs Benedict-Toasted English Muffin, Pea-meal Bacon (real Canadian Bacon), Poached Egg, Hollandaise Sauce                   
  •  Bacon
  • Veggie Sausage       
  • Honey Glazed Ham-Roast Turkey w/ Thyme Sauce 
  • Roasted Vegetable Medley                             

 

It’s time once again for our annual Easter Brunch!  This all you can eat buffet is $15 a person or $5 for kids under the age of 8

Featured items:

Colfax Earth Week: Ours vs. Theirs
Monday, April 21st
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Colfax Cafe, FREE

Let’s kick off Earth Week right, with an interactive demo of common household cleaning products and eco-friendly cleaning products. Come test out some eco-friendly household cleaners and we’ll have a raffle for one lucky winner full of Earth friendly cleaning products! It’s free, from 6-7pm in the Cafe on April 21, so come join!

Let’s kick off Earth Week right, with an interactive demo of common household cleaning products and eco-friendly cleaning products.

Backyard Farming
Tuesday, April 22nd
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
In the Cafe, Free!

Join us for a session with Maxfield’s, a Colorado-based company making products that empower individuals to grow an abundance of food right outside our doorsteps… and windowsills.

In this class we will discuss how to grow a high-performing vegetable garden, learn where nutrition comes from (the soil!), and get a glimpse of the wild mysteries beneath our feet. We’ll also discuss how to connect with a community of like-minded backyard farmers and organizations plowing forward to create a community where everyone has access to locally grown food.

Space is limited. Please sign up at Customer Service!

Join us for a session with Maxfield’s, a Colorado-based company making products that empower individuals to grow an abundance of food right outside our doorsteps… and windowsills.