Sunday, September 22, 2013

3 Gluten-Free October Events in Portland

Gluten Intolerance Group of Portland's
October events !!

Keep an eye out for updates here and 
always for more regular updates and news 
on our Facebook page

Tuesday, Oct 1st
Dr. William Davis Lecture **Postponed**
Dr. William Davis lecture at the Newmark Theater has been postponed. "A new date will be announced soon. Original tickets will be valid for the new date. Refunds available at the original place of purchase," according to the Portland'5 Center for the Arts website. If you purchased tickets click the link for details. When the new date is announced we will update it here or check our Facebook page.

Wednesday, Oct 2nd
Octoberfest is the theme for GF Eats with the Dr and the Chef featuring Chef Kimi Reid (gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free professional chef) and Dr Lisa Shaver (primary care physician and naturopathic doctor specializing in digestive disorders, celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity). This event runs from 6pm to 8pm at Charlee's Teaching Kitchen at Helfgott Research Institute in downtown Portland. You will receive a smoothie upon arrival, a gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free cooking class and a sit-down dinner and personal time with the chef and Dr Shaver.

Autumn leaves and crisp evenings call for warm and comforting foods. Cozy up with a menu of brats & sauerkraut, warm German potato salad and dark beer brownies. Learn about live probiotic foods and gluten-free beer choices. Feast on the Octoberfest creations at the end.

Cooking Classes & Workshops are held at:
Charlee's Kitchen located in the: 
NCNM Helfgott Research Institute and Community Education Center
2220 SW 1st Ave
Portland OR 97201
10/2 from 6pm- 8pm. 
Cost: $45 early bird special by 9/24. After 9/25 til class, $55. Register HERE.
Free parking.
Questions? Contact, 503.552.1517

Saturday, Oct 12th
October GIG meeting features our Branch Manager, Dr. Lisa Shaver, who returns from the International Celiac Disease Symposium and will share the latest research, new products and insights. Dr. Shaver is a primary care physician and naturopathic doctor who specializes in digestive disorders, celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity.

October GIG of Portland meeting is located at:
Legacy Emanuel Hospital
501 N. Graham St. Portland OR 97227
Room 1075 10am - 12pm
Free parking on the north side of the building.

Enter at the roundabout. Head to the Main Info Desk, and veer left up the stairs. First conference room on the left. 

Meetings are Always free! 
The Gluten Intolerance Group of Portland welcomes everyone to their meeting, 
whether gluten-free, gluten-curious or just interested in the speaker of the month. 

Saturday, Oct 19th
More than 40 Gluten-Free businesses will be at the Gluten-Free Food Fair on Saturday 10/19 from 11am to 3pm at Mount Hood Community College in the Vista Dining Room, 26000 S.E. Stark St., Gresham, Oregon 97030. There will be talks from local experts, lots of samples and a raffle. For more info please contact Greg Malby, 503-313-5651 or Jack Brook, MSRD 503-491-7473 

Gluten-Free Food Fair
Mount Hood Community College
Vista Dining Room
The Vista Dining Room is located on the south end of the college on the second floor right above the College Center. The room number is 2002. You can go up the stairs by the College Center, or you can use the elevator located in the College Center.
Time: 11am-3pm
Cost: $5 seniors/children; $10 adults

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