Whole Foods will offer a series of free in-store community events throughout April

Whole Foods Market of Newark (Hahne’s Building, 633 Broad Street) will nearly a dozen free community programs from now until the end of the month.

For kids, families, and the young at heart, Whole Foods will offer an art-centered food prep class (Tuesday, April 11), Trivia Night (April 13), and DIY Indoor Garden Seminar (April 22), and will support the YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day event at Military Park on April 29th.

In the health and fitness category, Dr. Akua Woolbright, a nutritional science expert and eight-year veteran of Whole Foods who founded the company’s Health Starts Here program, will lead classes for the supermarket’s “Let’s Talk Food, Newark!” series. April’s healthy eating classes will focus on identifying nutrient-rich foods (April 10 and April 24) and eating healthily on a budget (April 17).

Further to eating on a budget, Whole Foods will offer a store tour on April 19th with an emphasis on maximizing your shopping budget in the store, while an April 21st Earth Day event will showcase the store’s eco-consciousness by enabling shoppers to swap a new or used house cleaning product for its Whole Foods counterpart.

Lastly, Whole Foods is one of a number of businesses that will support a Classic Car Show and Men’s Brain Health Fair on April 22nd at Rutgers-Newark with a $100 store gift certificate for a random drawing winner.

See all of Whole Food’s events below, and more events on our calendar.