It’s Celiac Awareness Month!

may is celiac awareness month

Happy Celiac Awareness Month to all of our gluten-free community members! We’re so lucky to all be in this together, and we’re proud to keep bringing you gluten-free recipes, places you can eat safely, and events where we can get to know each other better.

May in Calgary is FULL of events for the gluten-free community! Have a look at this handy calendar (thanks to our friends at the Calgary Chapter of the Canadian Celiac Association for compiling the majority of these events) and get out to celebrate Celiac Awareness Month with other gluten-free people and people with celiac disease in Calgary this May!

May 1 – 31 – 30 Days of Giveaways continue on the Calgary Chapter of the CCA’s social media (Twitter and Facebook). Enter every day for chances to win amazing prizes!
May 1 -31 – Glutenberg Beer on special at Calgary Co-op Liquor Stores!
May 1 – 31 – Check out our new Community-Powered blog entry to find out how you can help Gluten Free Calgary keep bringing you news, events and information!
May 2 – 8  – Stop by Community Natural Foods (1304 – 10 Avenue SW) to visit the CCA’s booth and chat with volunteers!
May 5 – Expert answers for everything you need to know about celiac disease. 
7:00 – 8:30 PM at Community Natural Foods, 1304 – 10 Ave SW – a talk from paediatric gastroenterologist Dominica Gidrewicz
May 6 & 7 – Calgary BeerFest at BMO Centre – get your tickets at Gluten-free beers and ciders available!
May 9 – Celiac 101 – an informative workshop from the CCA. Preregister at 7:00 PM
May 12 – WEBINAR with Kathy Smart, 5-6pm
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May 12 – Gluten-Free 101 Presentation with Cindy Hardi, Community Natural Foods Chinook Station Market, 7:00
May 13 – Sobey’s Nolan Hill – stop by to see the CCA volunteer educator at their informative booth from 3-5 PM!
May 14 – Sobey’s Airdrie – stop by to see the CCA volunteer educator at their informative booth from noon to 2 PM!
May 17 – 5 Course GF Beer Dinner at CRAFT Beer Market, hosted by Tim LeGrandeur (of Wine Matters and More) Tickets available at CRAFT, 10 th Avenue and 3rd Street SW, Calgary
May 19 – Got Glutened? Presentation by Cindy Hardi and Hagar Aharon at Community Natural Foods, 1304 – 10 Ave SW from 7:00 – 8:30 PM
May 25 – Our first ever Twitter Party with the Calgary Celiac Association! Watch for details @calgaryceliac and @gfyyc.
May 26 – Gluten-Free 101 – presentation from Cindy Hardi at Community Natural Foods Crowfoot, 7:00 PM

PLUS – Save the date! We’re having a special wine and dessert night meetup with Phil and Sebastian in Marda Loop in September. Please watch our social media for more details!

Hope to see you out and about this May!


Rae Lemke Sprung

About Rae Lemke Sprung

I wear a lot of hats, and one of the most important is gluten-free advocate. I love seeking out and sharing the best ways those of us living a gluten-free lifestyle can find safe and delicious options.

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