Mass Donation Of Masks

Mass Donation Of Masks

On Jun 3rd, 2020, the Crossroads Community made a mass donation of masks to the Fishers Police Department. Lieutenant Mike Janes thanked CCC/Turkish American Society for the generous donation.

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Turkish Coffee and Breakfast

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...

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Ney – The Sacred Instrument

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...

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Coffee Night – Turkish Art of Marbling/Ebru

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...

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Community Picnic May 2018

Community Picnic May 2018

We opened the picnic season with community members on a beautiful Saturday on May 5, 2018. Everyone enjoyed the warm and welcoming Spring picnic which was almost like a festival. Barbecue, games for kids, activities for adults and friendly chats filled our...

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Meat distribution

Meat distribution

Some volunteers from Crossroads  community have visited Mymmar Community in Fort Wayne, Indiana on March 11th, 2018. We have distributed more than 400 pound meat, some cloths and toys to around 180 families in need. It has been great time for both...

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Cooking Class – Baklava

Cooking Class – Baklava

Spring has arrived with all of its flowers, colors, beautiful smells and bird songs. It’s a wonderful time of the year. Here at cooking class we had a great time with all of our friends. This session, the spotlight of our menu was baklava. We demonstrated...

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Dance of Love & Rumi

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...

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Cooking Class February The Veggie Lovers

Cooking Class February The Veggie Lovers

February cooking class was for the veggie lovers, have you ever tried a leek? Leek is one of the many vegetable meals in Turkish cuisine. It is easy and fast to make. It’s healthy and delicious. You can eat it while it’s warm or cold. We also baked...

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Sira Night Feb 2018

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...

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Cooking Class – Jan 6th

Cooking Class – Jan 6th

It’s the new year and it’s freezing in Indiana right now but our Cooking Class hosted our participants in a warm and friendly kitchen. We made kisir with eggs and butternut squash dessert. Then we enjoyed food along with hot tea and friendly conversation....

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Coffee Night – Turkish Desserts

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...

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Crossroads Community Water well Project

Crossroads Community Water well Project

Messenger of Allah (S.A.W.) said: “Guard yourselves against the Fire (of Hell) even if it be only with half a date-fruit (given in charity); and if you cannot afford even that, you should at least say a good word.” As a Crossroads Community ,we decided as an...

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Cooking Class – Dec 9th

Cooking Class – Dec 9th

It is hard to believe that the year is drawing to a close. The last Cooking Class of the year 2017 took place today. The participants have enjoyed lovely conversations and learned how to make Stuffed Rolls. Stuffed Roll is one of the most popular pastries...

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