Upcoming events in the Chicago area

Learn about the upcoming gluten-free events in the Chicago area. Click on the titles of each event to visit their websites, where more information will be posted as the events draw closer.


Free Showing of The Celiac Project (more details posted soon)

What: a dynamic, first-of-its kind documentary about life before & after a diagnosis of celiac disease.

When: Jan 20, 6-8pm

Where: Olson Auditorium  (1775 Dempster St, Park Ridge, IL 60068)

Registration & questions: contact Carrie Ek carrie.ek@advocatehealth.com by 1/18


Generation GF Minecraft Event

Generation GF is dedicated to empowering GF kids, teens, and young adults through mentorship opportunities, camp experiences and local group events.

What: Kids can bring their tablets and play together in Minecraft. Activities for smaller children as well.

When: Jan 23, 2-4pm

Where: Carol Stream Public Library

RSVP: to Aleks de Leon – aleksandra.deleon@gmail.com


Celiac Skate

What: 10th annual Celiac Skate to raise awareness & funds for celiac disease research.

When:  Feb. 21, 12:30-2:30

Where: Highland Park Centennial Ice Arena


Free Celiac Blood Screening (more details posted soon)

What: Free screenings for adults & children 2+. Click here for eligibility requirements and registration. Registration opens January 2016.

When: March 12, 9am-1pm

Where: Advocate Lutheran General Hospital (1700 Luther Lane, Park Ridge, IL)


Spring Flours (more details posted soon)

What: The chefs’ stations will be back! Click here to see what last year’s event was all about.

When: May 6

Where: Chicago Cultural Center

Tickets: on sale April 1.


The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center has released its 2015 Research Report, and you can read it here.


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