Saturday, May 9, 2015

GFGS Community Calendar: May 2015

As a service to our regular readers and the Celiac community at large, Gluten Free Garden State has started an ongoing list of upcoming events of interest. We will feature local happenings, as well as national events open to the public. The calendar will appear on the second Saturday of each month. Links will be posted to Facebook and Twitter using the hashtages #GFSked and #celiacsavethedate.

Enjoy!

In the Garden State

Sunday, June 7: CSA (Celiac Sprue Association) Southern New Jersey Chapter #9 meeting with an indoor picnic, 2 p.m. at Hope Church, 700 Cooper Rd., Voorhees. New members welcome. Visit the group's website for more information.

Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 3-4: Gluten Free and Allergen Free Expo in Secaucus. with educational presentations, and products for sampling and purchase. Go to gfafexpo.com to purchase tickets and obtain additional information.

Near the Garden State

Monday, May 18: Summertime Gluten Free Cooking with the Experts! class with Charlotte Ann Albertson's Cooking School. In this one-night session, 6:30-9 p.m. at Madsen Kitchen & Bath Design Center (2901 Sprinfield Rd., Broomall, Pa.), corporate chef David Grear demonstrates how to cook, eat and enjoy a gluten-free diet without skimping on flavor and freshness. Cost is $45. Call 610-649-9290 or visit Albertson's website for more information and to register.

Sunday, May 31: Celiac Awareness Day with NFCA & the Philadelphia Phillies, 1:35 p.m. at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. Tickets are $28-$38 per seat. A $12 food credit can be added for $10. A dedicated gluten-free concession stand will be operating on the 200 level. National Foundation for Celiac Awareness staff will provide informational materials and a raffles. Visit www.Phillies.com/Celiac to purchase tickets. Use code CELIAC when placing the order.

Road Trip

Saturday-Sunday, May 16-17: Gluten Free Food Allergy Fest at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minnesota. Hosted by Gluten Free & More magazine (formerly Living Without), the event runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. It offers free samples of gluten-free, allergy-friendly foods, as well as informative presentations by experts in the gluten-free community. Admission is reasonably priced. Visit the event’s website for more information.

Saturday, Oct. 17: Gluten & Allergen Free Expo in Dallas, Tx. with educational presentations, and products for sampling and purchase. Go to gfafexpo.com to purchase tickets and obtain additional information.

If you have a gluten-free event you'd like to have listed, please send details and contact information to gfgardenstate@gmail.com. #savetheceliacdate #2ndSundaySked

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