National Celiac Association San Diego Support Group or Related Area Events
Our support group plans educational events throughout San Diego for adults and children with celiac disease or gluten related disorders and their families and our events are open to the public.
Upcoming Events in the San Diego Area during 2018 and 2019:
Il Fornaio in Del Mar, CA
November 4, 2018--
Join us for our next NCASD Luncheon Event at:
CASA DE BANDINI 1901 Calle Barcelona Carlsbad, 92009
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM
COST Members: $20 per person includes entree, choice of beverage (soft drink, lemonade, iced tea, coffee or hot tea), tax and gratuity. Non members: Add $8 per person, couple, or family. Please go to our website at glutenfreesandiego.org to select your entree and register by Sunday, October 28.
MENU All entrees served with warm chips and salsa.
TACOS DE CARNE ASADA Slices of juicy seasoned steak in two large tacos, with guacamole, salsa fresca and ranchero sauce. Served with frijoles and arroz amarillo
FIESTA FAJITAS All vegetable fajitas with eight kinds of fresh vegetables, sauteed and seasoned with achiote sauce. Served with soft corn tortillas, black beans and rice.
ENCHILADAS VERDES Two enchiladas stuffed with cheese and topped with our salsa verde, sour cream, cheese, and roasted California chiles. Served with frijoles and arroz amarillo.
ENCHILADAS VERDES DE POLLO Seasoned chicken wrapped in two corn tortillas and topped with tomatillo sauce and parmesan cheese. Served with black beans on the side.
Although your NCA San Diego Board Members are doing their best to provide safe luncheon options, there is always a small risk of cross contact when dining out. We advise that anyone concerned about certain ingredients contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GF Kids/Teens Lasertag Event - January 12, 2019 - Saturday, 1:30-3:30 pm FOR KIDS/PARENTS: Invasion Lasertag in San Marcos; At least one parent is required for children who attend. Kids quiz for parents and kids from celiac specializing dietitian. Families pay for laser tag and food and the support group will subsidize the cost of the dietitian educational material. (Ages: 7 years - Any age)
RSVP info. and food pre-payment to follow approx. 8 weeks before the event. Food and desserts will be available. Children < 12 should be supervised by an adult.
Thank you to EA Stewart, BS, MA, RDN for offering to help us with this event and to the following people for your donations which are offsetting the cost for this event, making it possible: Lisa Miller, Barbara Harlow, Dawn Ulloa, John Philp, Jan Pruitt, & Julie Bradley
February Support Group Meeting at Rady Children's Hospital; Date TBA and Clinician Guest Speaker TBA
Mountain Mike's Pizza Party & NCASD Fundraiser - Sunday, May 19, 2019:
Group educational dining out/pizza party meeting at Mountain Mike's Pizza;
Clinician guest speaker TBD
Pizza Party Support Group event and Fundraiser - The fundraiser lasts all day and all you have to do is stop by anytime and mention your meal is supporting the National Celiac Association San Diego support group, and they will contribute part of the funds back to our non-profit.
We will have a scheduled meeting there though for kids with a speaker. The topic will likely be developing self-advocacy strategies for get togethers with friends and at school.
- Simply attending/eating at this event will help raise funds to pay for expenses for: our support group's upcoming children's events AND celiac/NCGS dietitian related education to the community and our support group (your choice).
RSVP details to follow approx. 8 weeks before the event.
June 23, 2019 Annual gluten-free picnic, pinata, & Pool Party
November 3rd, 2019 - Catered educational dining out event
Thank you to the following people for your donations which are offsetting the cost for this event, making it possible: Lisa Miller, Barbara Harlow, Dawn Ulloa, John Philp, Jan Pruitt, & Julie Bradley
VOLUNTEER COMMUNITY LEADERS NEEDED:
PLEASE Contact us if you'd like to setup a gluten-free teen meetup! We can set that up pretty quickly - we'd just like 1 or 2 months notice to get the word out about it! Contact Michele Vargas at email@example.com
Volunteers needed: If interested community service hours can be given. - Volunteer to contact area pediatricians, gastroenterologists, or San Diego event bloggers with our kids event info. - Volunteers to help run game booths at children's events - Volunteer interested in planning gluten-free kids day camp
Good news - "Is it Gluten-Free or Not? A Closer Look at Non-Celiac Gluten-Sensitivity" Video by Expert Celiac Dietitian, Melinda Dennis, MS, RDN is available now!