Wednesday, July 14, 2010

FUN FOR KIDS & FAMILIES AT WHOLE FOODS

As July winds to a close, Whole Foods at various locations has scheduled concerts and cooking classes for the entire family. Check out the stores listed below to find one that interests you:



WHOLE FOODS—UNION/MILLBURN
2245 Springfield Avenue
Vauxhall, NJ 07088
908.688.1455

Thursday, July 22

Kids' Class: The Baking Artists Breakfast Treats
Parent & Child Cooking Class (Ages 4-8)
10–11 AM      $12.00 (Price includes all class materials food and crafts)
Join the Baking Artist for an hour of cooking fun that your child will love to make in the morning! This class will whip up a healthy and nutritious breakfast treat while practicing motor, sensory and social skills. To provide an intimate and hands-on fun classroom experience, enrollment is limited. This class is designed for those with special dietary restrictions, such as lactose-free and nut-free. Menu options can be revised and provided based on your own personal preferences because The Baking Artist is able to work with you based on any food requirements. This class is for children ages 4-8 with caregiver.

On the Menu:
• Banana Chocolate Chip Waffles
• Mango Smoothie

Pre-registration required or call 908.688.1455 (SPACE IS LIMITED)

Tuesday, July 27

Basic Kids Cupcake Decorating
4:30–5:30 PM       $7.00
This kids’ cupcake class is the basics-to-decorating with all-natural ingredients. Each child will get all the ingredients needed to decorate a yummy fun cupcake. Please register at customer service; this class fills fast so register today or call 908.688.1455.

WHOLE FOODS—MADISON
222 Main Street
Madison, NJ 07940
973.822.8444

Thursday, July 29

Kids' Cupcake Decorating Class
3:30 PM      $7/ registration required
Meet amazing Pastry Chef Jamie Kordusky. Jamie trained at Le Cordon Bleu in Los Angeles. Jamie will demonstrate basic cupcake decorating techniques and then assist the kids in decorating cupcakes of their own, using all-natural ingredients. Each registered child will decorate 2 cupcakes. Please register at customer service; this class fills fast, so register today or call 973.822.8444.

WHOLE FOODS—WEST ORANGE
235 Prospect Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052
973.669.3196

Baldwin Jazz Piano Series
6:00–8:00 PM
Experience live music Tuesday evenings in the store cafe. Sip a latte and enjoy performances from the best jazz musicians in town.

July 20: Jack Walrath & Orrin Evans

July 27: Mark Capon & Vince Prestianni

Thursday, July 29

KIDZ Club: Let's Make "Under The Sea" Cupcakes
4:00 PM      $10
Do you have a budding cake decorator at home? Then leave the baking to Whole Foods and get ready to decorate these adorable Summer cupcakes. Each child will learn to decorate and bring home one all-natural "Under the Sea" cupcake. Registration is $10 per child. This class fills fast, so register today at customer service or call 973.669.3196. For ages 6 & up.

WHOLE FOODS—PARAMUS
300 Bergen Town Center
Paramus, NJ 07652
201.226.1244

Thursday, July 22

Summer Concert Series
7:00–9:00 PM FREE
Celebrate summer in Whole Foods Paramus’ new outdoor cafĂ©. Enjoy live local music, local food samplings and hear about local charities.

Wednesday, July 28

Calling All Cooks: Summer Seafood Shack
6:00 PM      $10/Guest
Increase your culinary know-how and expand your recipe repertoire with an in-store hands-on cooking demonstration, which includes a full meal preparation and teaching workshop led by one of Whole Foods’ own in-store chefs and demo artist. The store will provide you with all of the ingredients necessary to purchase and prepare this full meal at home, as well as a recipe card. Class size is limited; please register at the store customer service booth. (Payment required at least 24 hours before class time.)