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.

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
Back to School Fair
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Orland Park
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Back to School Fair
Saturday, August 10th
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Orland Park, FREE

 

Join us for delicious samplings around the store that focus on kid’s lunch ideas and healthy eating. We’ll feature tips for Mom and Dad about packing a nutritious and balanced lunch for the young ones and provide a Care Package Shopping List for the college kids. For the kids – pick up your Health Starts Here Lunch Box Report Card and taste and grade an array of samples! Bring your report card to our prize station and receive a free Back to School item!

Tue
13
The Nutrition Rainbow Connection for Kids
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Orland Park
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The Nutrition Rainbow Connection for Kids
Tuesday, August 13th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Orland Park, 3.00

Sign up and pre-pay at Customer Service. Eating the rainbow helps your body get a complete range of nutrients. Kids will learn how they can add more rainbow foods to their snacks and meals while they sample a variety of rainbow foods. Each child will make a rainbow treat to take home.

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.

Tue
20
Seated Chair Massage
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Orland Park
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Seated Chair Massage
Tuesday, August 20th
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Orland Park, $1/per Minute, 15 Minute Max

Looking to relax between all your errands and shopping? Stop by our café for a seated chair massage with Maximized Living.

Tue
20
Power Up Your Brain - For School and Beyond
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Orland Park
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Power Up Your Brain - For School and Beyond
Tuesday, August 20th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Orland Park, FREE

Join Dr. Joseph Brannigan for discussion and talk about what to do to give our kid’s brain the best advantage for school activities and studies, and for parents, staying young for the first 100 years! Activities, games, exercises, neurology and nutrition that guide your brain down the "genius path" will be included along with Dr. Brannigan’s amusing anecdotes. Dr. Brannigan specializes in Neurology, Acupuncture, Nutrition, Physical Rehabilitation and Anti-Aging.

Wed
21
Healthy on the Go - A Guaranteed Rate Networking Event
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Whole Foods Market Orland Park
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Healthy on the Go - A Guaranteed Rate Networking Event
Wednesday, August 21st
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Whole Foods Market Orland Park, 10.00

Sign up and pre-pay at Customer Service.

Eating on the go can be healthy! We’ll be making several simple and delicious salads for busy life styles on the go.

Thu
22
Thinking Outside the (Lunch) Box - Adult Class Interactive Demo
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Orland Park
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Thinking Outside the (Lunch) Box - Adult Class Interactive Demo
Thursday, August 22nd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Orland Park, 15.00

Sign up and pre-pay at Customer Service.

Join Chef Laura, from Chefs for a Day, for a fun interactive demo making two delicious school lunch box recipes, Southwestern Black Bean Wrap and Pita Chicken Salad. All kid-tested and Mom approved! Chefs for a Day offers a variety of ways to bring fun, hands-on culinary and nutritional education into the school curriculum, community events and special occasions.

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.

Tue
27
Eat for Sports Performance
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Orland Park
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Eat for Sports Performance
Tuesday, August 27th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Orland Park, FREE

Increase speed, develop strength, power up endurance, and recover faster; that is what every athlete needs. What does your food have to do with your sports performance, EVERYTHING! Why is shredding your body so difficult, it’s what you are eating and then again, it’s what you are not eating. Join Dr. Joseph Brannigan for a discussion and talk focusing on eating for sports performance, all ages. Dr. Brannigan is a Chiropractor practicing in Orland Park and specializing in how to keep your body performing like a champion.

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.

Fri
30
Labor Day Week-end, Grilling and Beer Tasting
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM @ Whole Foods Market Orland Park
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Labor Day Week-end, Grilling and Beer Tasting
Friday, August 30th
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Orland Park, FREE

Join us for our end of summer grilling event and tasting of a very special selection of craft beers.

Events At Nearby Stores

Seasonal Delights
Saturday, November 29th
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Wheaton,

Join us today as we sample some of our favorite seasonal items throughout the store. 

Join us today as we sample some of our favorite seasonal items throughout the store. 

GingerBread House Workshop!
Sunday, November 30th
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cafe, $19.99

Sunday, November 30th&Saturday December 13th

10am-12pm

$19.99 per house

For many, gingerbread houses epitomize family togetherness
during the holidays. Continue the tradition with your loved ones at our how-to
workshop. We’ll provide the gingerbread house, icing and candy - you bring the
creativity! All ages welcome. Registration and payment required. 708.366.1045 to register.

Sunday, November 30th&Saturday December 13th

10am-12pm

$19.99 per house

Gingerbread House Workshop
Sunday, November 30th
10:00 AM
Lifestyle Center, $19.95 (includes gingerbread house, icing, and candy decorations)

There is no better way to celebrate the holidays than by decorating your own gingerbread house. Our expert bakers will be on-hand with tricks of the trade, and you can let your creativity run wild. Sign up in advance at the Customer Service desk, this event fills up quickly! Cost: $19.95 (includes gingerbread house, icing, and candy decorations)

There is no better way to celebrate the holidays than by decorating your own gingerbread house.