May, 2009 – Whole Foods Market Event Calendar


For Immediate Release

Contact: Lauren Belinsky

2635 State Road 7

Wellington, FL 33414



May 2009 Events, Whole Foods Market, Wellington

2635 State Road 7

Wellington, FL 33414

Open 8:00am to 10:00pm seven days week


Events are held at 2635 State Road 7, in the Lifestyle Center and are free of charge unless otherwise noted.  Register by phone at 561.904.4000 or at the customer service desk. Refunds, credits, or transfer of classes will not be honored for no-shows or cancellations made fewer than 24 hours before event. All events are subject to change.  Classes with low registration may be cancelled.  Any classes cancelled by Whole Foods Market will be refunded. Space is limited. 



Tuesday May 12th, 19th, 26th

6:00-7:00pm Green Block Party!

Taste your way from one department to the next!  Each department will have a different dish for you to taste made from a selection of organic, local and natural products.  No registration required, just come on in!


Friday, May 1st
Lifestyle center closed for a private event

Tuesday, May 5th
5:00pm & 6:30pm Cinco De Mayo!
Join us in the Lifestyle Center to learn how to make Chipotle’s famous guacamole and corn salsa!  We will have two demonstrations of the recipes and lots for you to try.  Registration Required.


Thursday, May 7th
Teacher Appreciation Day!
Give your teacher an organic apple or beautiful herb plant!  Whole Foods Market will be giving gifts to all teachers who attend the Palms West Chamber Teacher Appreciation Event.

Friday, May 8th
9:00-11:00am Mom’s Morning Escape with Mimosas!
In honor of Mothers Day we will be having a special Mom’s Morning Escape.  Mimosas and French toast samples will be given to moms in addition to our customary coffee or tea and muffin breakfast!  You are invited to enjoy a free coffee or tea, and muffin from the coffee bar and bakery.  Pick up your Mom’s Morning Escape voucher from customer service, then, make your way to the coffee bar for breakfast. Also enjoy a relaxing five minute chair massage in the cafe!  Registration Required.

Saturday, May 9th
Kids Club for Ages 5 and up
11:30am Cookie Decorating!

Join our Bakery Team Leader in decorating cookies.  You will learn how to make your cookies look like professionals just in time for Mother’s Day!  Registration Required.


Saturday, May 9th

12:00-3:00pm Sparkling Wine Tasting

Stroll through our Specialty Department to try an assortment of our sparkling wines!  No registration necessary.

Sunday, May 10th
Happy Mother’s Day

Thursday, May 14th
6:30pm Gluten Free Cooking

Chef Joe will be teaching us how to make a Gluten Free dinner that tastes great and is easy for anyone to put together.  Bring your appetite and your gluten free questions.  Registration Required.  


Saturday, May 16th
11:30am Savvy Shopper Tour

Join us for a taste-filled tour sure to please your family and your wallet! Our experts will show you how to shop our private label, weekly specials and our new family sized savings. Meet at customer service on the day of the event. Registration Required. 

Monday, May 18th

6:30pm Dr. Tim’s Un-Diet

Whether you need to lose that last 5 pounds, or 100 pounds this is the workshop for you. Learn what food groups to add and or remove from your daily meals and drop off the pounds permanently. Dr. Tim DeCanio is a board certified chiropractic neurologist, author and renowned speaker. Registration Required.

Tuesday, May 19th
Lifestyle Center is closed for a private Event

Wednesday, May 20th
Lifestyle Center is closed for a private Event

Thursday, May 21st
Whole Foods Market welcomes the Palms West Chamber of Commerce!  The back of the café and the Lifestyle Center will be closed.

Friday, May 22nd
6:30pm Vietnamese cooking! $5 per person

Join team member Kim Nguien and Chef Joe as they bring you into the world of authentic Vietnamese food and culture.  Registration Required.


Saturday, May 23rd

12:00- 4:00pm Beer Tasting

Enjoy sampling different beers from are large selection in our Specialty Department.  No registration necessary, just stop by our Specialty Department.

Monday, May 25th
Dine With The Doc!

5:30-6:30pm– Complementary Massage and Health Screening (first come first serve)

6:30pm Dr. Tim DeCanio Begins!

Eat Well, Move Well, Live Well… Learn the secrets to living the life you always dreamed of, without medications or surgery! Come share an evening of fun, good food, and learning with renowned speaker, Dr. Tim DeCanio, a board certified chiropractic neurologist.  This event is for first time attendees only. If you have attended a previous dine with the doc and wish to continue on your pursuit of a healthy and vigorous life, many other FREE workshops are available. Please contact the office of Dr. Tim DeCanio for more information (561) 422-1819.  Registration at Customer Service Required.

Thursday, May 28th
6:30pm Chicken Basics $5 per person

Chef Joe will be bringing back the basics by teaching you how to work with chicken in many different ways.  This class is for all who want to learn the best techniques to make fantastic chicken dishes.  Registration Required.

Saturday, May 30th
12:00- 4:00pm Whole Body Fair!

Join us in the Whole Body Department to meet vendors, sample products, and to ask questions.  Also sign up for one of our free classes:

1:00pm- Yoga for Kids Ages 9-12

Join yoga teacher Tracy, from Moksha Yoga Studio as she leads kids through playful yoga movements that are fun and easy.  Classes will improve children’s strength, flexibility, and coordination using traditional and animal yoga poses.  Yoga mats will be provided but feel free to bring your own. Registration Required.

3:00pm- Three Supplements You Must Take to Survive

Renowned speaker, Dr. Tim DeCanio will discuss the 3 necessities of life: oxygen, nutrition (food/water) & nerve supply.  Registration Required.

4:00pm- Weight Loss “Hunger Free Forever “

Join Jeff Owen from Natural Factors as he discusses a new effortless approach to reaching your ideal body weight and keeping excess weight off for life. Please pre-register with customer service as space is limited.


Need space for a meeting, lecture or birthday party? Contact Lauren Belinsky at  for more information.

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 2635 State Road 7 Wellington Florida 33414 561.904.4000