"Nowruz Spring Festival" In Houston On Saturday, March 22, 23, 2013
newrozTurquoise Council of Americans and Eurasians cordially invites you to the "Nowruz Spring Festival" in Houston on Saturday, March 22, 23, 2013 from 10 am to 6 pm.
Admission Fee: Free
Parking Free

11:00 am to 4:00 pm Nowruz Celebrations
4:00 to 7:00 pm Reception with Live Music
Turquoise Cultural Center 9301 W. Bellfort Ave. Houston TX 77031
Ebru workshop at Bremond ISD
IMG_6586College Station/Bryan Raindrop Turkish House representatives organized an Ebru (Turkish paper-marbling) workshop at Bremond ISD for high school students on January 9th, 2013. It was such a great opportunity for the students to see this beautiful Turkish ancient art in their art class. The students first watched the demonstration and then they were able to try paper marbling in their own during the workshop time. The students really enjoyed doing this unique Turkish art. The Bremond ISD art teacher, Lisa L. Miller said “The High School students loved this Turkish Paper Marbling and in the next week they want to share this beautiful art with middle school students”. Ms. Miller also shared some students’ paper marblings on Artsonia online Art Gallery.

Luncheon Forum with Dr. Denise Trauth, President of Texas State University - San Marcos


Dr. Denise Trauth, President of Texas State University - San Marcos spoke on "Raising the Educational Profile of Texas" at the Luncheon Forum organized by Raindrop Turkish House Austin Chapter on Thursday, February 7, 2013.

President Trauth emphasized the need for higher education which she defined as any post-secondary education including certificate programs, community college, and university degrees for current generation to be relevant in tomorrow's work force. This is critical for the future of the State of Texas to be competitive in a world were a skilled workforce becomes ever more important.
Raindrop Women Association - Austin Visited Safe Place


Members of Austin’s Raindrop Women’s Association and Raindrop Turkish House volunteers recently visited and served a delicious dinner at the Safe Place shelter in downtown Austin. Safe Place provides a safe living environment, counseling, health and legal services and opportunities for healing to victims of sexual and domestic violence.

luncheon forum with Dr Bob Blackburn
1aRaindrop Turkish House Oklahoma City chapter hosted a luncheon on Thursday January 31. The theme of the   luncheon was “Coming to Oklahoma, Finding Opportunity.” Keynote Speaker Dr. Bob L. Blackburn, Executive Director of the Oklahoma Historical Society. Blackburn shared stories of three Oklahomans; Sam Haozous, Carl Malzahn, and Clarence Nash.

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