An Afternoon of Fun and Learning – Our March 2018 Educational Event

By Francie Kelley, Executive Director, Celiac Kids Connection Fifty of our members gathered on March 4th to talk about eating away from home. We had a panel of teens that shared their real life experiences and how they stayed gluten free (GF). Our teens were all very informative and they made us laugh Here are some of the tips they … Read More

Holiday Party 2017 – Tons of Fun

By Francie Kelley, Executive Director, Celiac Kids Connection The annual holiday party is always one of the most fun days for members of Celiac Kids Connection. This year’s event at Brandeis on December 3rd was no exception. Over 300 members attended. We tasted products from the 15 vendors, who came to the event, and from many others who sent samples. … Read More

Community Events

We would like to share this information about events sponsored by groups other than Celiac Kids Connection that may interest you. 2020 National Celiac Conference – Virtual Hosted by National Celiac Association The National Celiac Association (NCA) and the Harvard Medical School Celiac Research Program will co-host a 75-minute virtual monthly meeting from September through December 2020. Speakers will present … Read More

2017 Holiday Party

Levin Ballroom, Usdan Student Center Brandeis University, Waltham MA Holiday Party Tickets

Kids in the Kitchen – Gluten-Free Granola Snacks

By Francie Kelley, Executive Director, Celiac Kids Connection The hospital’s culinary department has begun a series called “Kids in the Kitchen”. It is a monthly series of cooking demonstrations aimed at teaching kids about special diets, making good food choices and learning how to cook. We were honored and excited that the first class in this series was a gluten-free … Read More

Spring Event – Fun and Learning

By Francie Kelley, Executive Director, Celiac Kids Connection, Boston Children’s Hospital On March 5th we gathered at the Boston Children’s Hospital Waltham location for our Spring Event—a Scavenger Hunt combined with a Medical Update. The Scavenger Hunt consisted of 8 stations with activities related to celiac disease or the gluten-free diet. Teen members of our group staffed the stations and … Read More

Gluten-Free Caterers

Looking for a gluten-free caterer for a Bar/Bat Mitzvah or other event? Consider one of the caterers recommended by members of our group below. Can you suggest a Gluten Free Caterer? Simply email the information to, and we’ll add them to the list. Share this Post

Boda Borg

We had a fantastic teen event on Sunday, August 28th.  The kids had a fun time with the various questing activities and enjoyed the gluten free food!  See the October newsletter for more information from the fun event!