Coffee Night

Turkish Coffee Night welcomed the friends of Crossroads Community Center with its unique, intercultural, and hospitable atmosphere on a Friday evening. Guests enjoyed the delicious home-made Turkish meal, Turkish coffee, and traditional Turkish music. Turkish Coffee Night event aims to promote cross-cultural friendship among women, where they find common ground to strengthen friendship through food, music, and art. This event is organized by the community volunteers of Crossroads, and dedicated to celebrating friendship among individuals by offering Turkish hospitality.

For more information, you can always email to

events@crossroadsindy.org

Turkish Coffee and Breakfast

On Feb 8th, 2020, coffee night was about Turkish Breakfast, better known as 'kahvaltı' (kah-VAHL'-tuh). We decided to have it early in the morning for the first time in coffee night history. You can't look at Turkish cuisine without looking at the breakfast. It is a...

Ney – The Sacred Instrument

Coffee Night on December 13th, 2019, was about the "Sacred Instrument" better known as Ney. As soon as guests arrived a lively presentation all about the Ney was shown. Afterwards everyone attended a live Ney concert from a Ney master (Neyzen). Finally, we led on to...

Coffee Night – Turkish Art of Marbling/Ebru

Coffee Night on October 11th was about the Turkish Art of Marbling or better known as Ebru. As soon as guests arrived a presentation about Marbling was shown. Afterwards a demonstration of Marbling was done by a local guest artist. Everyone who wanted to try Ebru for...

Annual Crossroads Community Festival

On Friday,  April 27th 2018, we organized our Annual Crossroads Community Festival. The festival included Turkish cuisine, Turkish Tea and Coffee, Baklava, Calligraphy, Ebru-Water Marbling, Handcrafts. Also volunteers from Niagara Foundation, Islamic Society of...

Dance of Love & Rumi

On March 23rd 2018, Crossroads Community Center organized a "Dance of Love" to remember Rumi. Farsan recited several of Rumi's poems in original Persian and their English versions. MaryAnn Fadae talked about Semah- Dance of love. Onder Secen moderated an...

Sira Night Feb 2018

Sira Night was an extraordinary experience for most of us. We came together to eat traditional Turkish food, listen to live Turkish Folk music. Sira Night is a traditional event from Sanliurfa, Turkey. Originally it started as a gathering where friends and...

Coffee Night – Turkish Desserts

‘Eat sweet, talk sweet’ the translation of a Turkish saying about eating desserts together with your friends and family, was the starter of our Coffee Night event on December 8, 2017. This was our last coffee night of 2017 and the theme was Turkish...

Coffee Night – Thanksgiving in Different Cultures

Crossroads Community held another great coffee night on Oct. 27th. Emily Sechen facilitated a workshop style event to talk about how important it is to give others, appreciate what we have and understand the meaning of Thanksgiving. Conversations among...

Coffe Night – Noah’s Pudding

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Coffee Night: Turkish Music and Ebru Art

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