June/July 2017

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Fries, Toppings and Fundraiser at 3 Potato 4 in the Stoneridge Shopping Center in Pleasanton, CA, on Sunday, June 25th Join fellow members of the gluten-free community at this delicious fundraiser for Camp Celiac and the Celiac Community Foundation of Northern California. Come any time 11am-7pm or arrive at 1pm to join the San Francisco Celiac Meetup Group and meet some new gluten-free friends. 100% vegan, gluten-free, non-GMO, hot & crunchy and all-natural baked fries and delectables. Organic, sustainable and a fresh, small-batch rotating menu. Made-in-house gourmet dipping sauces, organic soups, chili, cheesy and garlic baked fries/tater tots and soft serve ice cream!

Celiac Awareness Night with the San Jose Earthquakes at Stanford Stadium on July 1, 2017!  Special thanks to our sponsors: Stanford Children’s Health / Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital and Muffin Revolution! Come early to enjoy the excitement in the Epicenter at Stanford Stadium between 4-7pm, where sponsors will be giving out goodies at our foundation’s booth. Delicious gluten-free authentic Mexican cuisine provided by the Oaxacan Kitchen Mobile food truck in the Epicenter before the game. Entire menu will be gluten-free.

Gluten Free & Allergen Friendly Expo/ Stanford Health Education Day at the San Mateo Events Center on November 18th and 19th, 2017. Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health will provide a health education day at the Expo on November 18th with a line-up of speakers on topics in celiac disease, autoimmunity and food allergies. Included in admission price to the Expo. More details to come!

North Bay

Napa County
Celiac Community Foundation of Northern California 
Gluten-Free Events at Whole Foods in Napa
Are you on a gluten-free diet or interested in learning about gluten-related disorders? A quarterly support group for those with celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity meets at the Culinary Center of Whole Foods in Napa, 3682 Bel Aire Plaza. Admission is free. Members of the public are welcome and sign-ups are not necessary unless specified. Meetings are sponsored by the Celiac Community Foundation of Northern California ( and Whole Foods Market, Napa.
Upcoming Meeting: On hiatus for 2017

Sonoma County
Celiac Community Foundation of Northern California
Gluten-Free Events at Whole Foods in Santa Rosa
The Celiac Community Foundation of Northern California partners with Whole Foods in the Coddingtown Mall in Santa Rosa to offer quarterly gluten-free support meetings on Saturday mornings. The events are free and open to the public. We meet in the community room next to the Customer Service Desk. Questions? Contact:
Upcoming meeting: On hiatus for 2017

East Bay

Gluten Free Discussion Group in Walnut Creek  
The Gluten Free Discussion Group meets to discuss matters of health and how to live a Gluten Free life!  We discuss Gluten Free products, vendors, restaurants and other topics of interest for people that are diagnosed Celiac or simply wish to follow a healthy gluten free diet. Meeting fee is $3 per meeting or $10 per year.
Upcoming meetings:
Thursday, July 20, 2017 7:00 PM Rossmoor 1010 Stanley Dollar Drive, Walnut Creek, Ca 94595, in the Club Room
Thursday, September 21, 2017 7:00 PM Rossmoor 1010 Stanley Dollar Drive, Walnut Creek, Ca 94595, in the Club Room
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 11:00 AM Lafayette Whole Foods Market, 3502
Email list: If you wish to be on the email list, please send your name, address and email to Walter Moeller at GlutenFreeWC@GMail.Com or call 925-930-8875.

East Bay/Tri-Valley R.O.C.K. group 
Events, picnics and potlucks. Contact: Carla at
Gluten-Free Meetup Club at Draeger’s Market
Join to be notified of events.

Gluten Intolerance Group Tri-Valley and East Bay
Contact to be added to the mailing list and for meeting information.

S.F. Peninsula, South Bay, Santa Cruz and Monterey

Santa Cruz Celiac
Join the Facebook group and Meetup Group to learn about events and be in contact with other group members or contact organizer Erin Smith
A support group for those living with celiac disease and gluten intolerance in Santa Cruz County, California.

Santa Cruz Celiac Support Group
This group is primarily active online, in the “Celiac Bay Area” Yahoo Group:
Contact information: Pam Newbury 831-423-6904

Peninsula GFFs (Gluten-Free Friends)
Support group for kids and their parents
Peninsula GFFs Facebook
Contacts: Amy Fothergill and
Rachel Ruggiero
Check the Facebook page or contact Amy or Rachel for upcoming events or to volunteer.

The Family Chef Gluten-Free Cooking Classes*
Classes in San Francisco, San Mateo, Half Moon Bay and other locations.
Contact Chef Amy for upcoming classes or or visit her events page. Email her at *Classes are NOT held in a dedicated GF facility.
Amy published The Warm Kitchen: Gluten-free recipes anyone can make and everyone will love. View upcoming events:

Sacramento Area and Davis

Celiac Support Group in Sacramento. Please join us at one of the events listed below! If you would like to join the email list, go to and fill out the Subscribe Now form on the left. Your email address is confidential. Find us on Facebook and Twitter. See our website for details on the following events and more.
Upcoming events:

Sacramento Celiacs  This group is active primarily on its Facebook page. It is for all Sacramento Area Celiacs: children and teens with Celiac, their parents, and adults with Celiac. This is a group to support one another, to exchange gluten-free recipes, local restaurants that serve gluten-free or are gluten-free friendly, gluten-free cooking and baking classes, and to let you know of upcoming Celiac events in the area. Contact: Joann Mitchell

Gluten-Free Group at the Davis Food Co-op
The Davis Food Co-op gluten-free group has a Facebook page

Central California

Central Coast Celiacs
Contact: Isabella Porter
Central Coast Celiacs provides information about Celiac Disease/Dermatitis Herpetiformis. Membership is free of charge. Central Coast Celiacs is a volunteer-only support group and a chapter of the Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF)
For meetings and information, please go to:

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