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Donated toys one of Harris County's refugee resettlement programs

The Alliance for Multicultural Community Services is currently having a toy and clothing drive for the winter holiday season to benefit the children in our program. Most of the children who will receive these gifts have been in the country for less than six months. Our goal is to present each child with a toy and some warm clothing (jacket, gloves, hat, etc.) on December 22nd.

Raindrop Paper Marbling Courses

RDFKIDSCLUBEbruflierFRNTThis course will teach the basics of water-based (Turkish) paper marbling using acrylic and tempera paints. Learn how to prepare paper for marbling as well as basic marbling techniques. You will then have the opportunity to make your own marbled papers and patterns. Students who wish to marble their own specific types of paper should bring them on the first day of class to be prepared for marbling on day two.

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Raindrop Turkish House hosted neighbors for a Thanksgiving Dinner
_IID7849On Tuesday November 19, Raindrop Turkish House Houston Branch hosted neighbors for a Thanksgiving Dinner. The meal included delicious Thanksgiving turkeys. There was a 10 minute video presentation on the touristic and historical beauties of Turkey made by the Turkish Ministry of Culture followed by a quick presentation on Raindrop Foundation. The guests were treated to Turkish tea during and after the presentation. (19 Nov 2011)
Raindrop Kids Club’s (RKC) Pencil Drawings Courses Grades 2th thru 5th

RDFkidsclubdrawingFRNTAll kids grade 2th thru 5th can play at the RKC Pencil Drawings Courses for a $10 daily fee. Equipment provided by Members. Can also become yearly RKC Pencil Drawings Courses members. Please complete and return the RKC Pencil Drawings Courses membership application Form. You can fillapplication form from

Application Form

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Raindrop Turkish House is on the Mayor's International Newsletter, Volume 7, Issue 12

Standing in sharp contrast to its surroundings on West Bellfort Avenue and proximal to Beltway 8, the Raindrop Turkish House (RTH) prides itself on representing a little piece of Turkey on 30,000 square feet of real estate in Southeast Houston. With shimmering white walls and a ubiquitous turquoise blue, RTH's administrative staff know that the building probably raises a good many questions on first impression, but they are more than ready to supply answers.

Eid Ul-Adha Donations

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Kurban Festival is a day of joy, bonding, helping one another and spreading happiness all over the globe. As a great way of showing consideration for those who are suffering poverty, natural disasters and regional conflicts around the world, Raindrop Helping Hands will be collecting Qurban donations.

For the Eid Ul-Adha, Raindrop Helping Hands is here to help you to deliver your donations to the right families. We will give your donations especially to the newly arrived  families from Somali, Burma,  and similar countries.

For each sacrificial animal, we collect $150 this year. Just by donating $150, you can cheer up the houses, in some of which even a piece of meat might not have been on the table for the whole year. You can donate your $150 either by check, cash or online through general donation box on the left at turkishhouse.org/helpinghands. All donations are 100% tax deductible. turkishhouse.org/helpinghands

Kurban Eid 2011
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Raindrop Turkish House celebrated the Eid-ul Adha with the local community on Sunday, November 6, 2011 at Raindrop Turkish House in Houston. Program started with the prayer and continued with the breakfast.

Eid-ul Adha is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide. This is to commemorate the willingness of Prophet Abraham (Ibrahim) to sacrifice his son Prophet Ishmael (Ismail) as an act of obedience to God, yet, God intervened this process and provided Abraham with a ram to sacrifice instead of his son. The meat is divided into three parts to be distributed to others. The family retains one third of the share, the second share is given to relatives, friends and neighbors, and the last share is given to the poor& needy.

The Turkic Cultural and Food Fair : Public Day
fest17 Raindrop Turkish House, organized the Turkic Cultures Food and Children’s Festival on Friday and Saturday November 4-5, 2011. At Turquoise Center, in Southwest of Houston City to celebrate the rich heritage of such Turkic sister nations as Turkey, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Uzbekistan and Bosnia. Turkic Fest-2011 promises to present an authentic weekend which was please the whole family’s eyes, ears and tastes. The festival is organized to display all aspects of the Turkic cultures and to revive artistic and cultural traditions, hence contributing to Houston’s celebration of its cultural heritage. It was an authentic weekend for the whole family; pleasing the eye, ear and tongue. Some of the activities include but are not limited to breathtaking performances of Turkic folk dances, exquisite samples of Turkish and Mediterranean cuisines, colorful exhibitions.
The Turkic Cultural and Food Fair : School Day


The first day of Turkic Cultural and Food Fair was a school day. Over 1500 students from different ISDs and school systems visited the fair. When student groups arrived at the Turquoise Center, volunteer tour guides welcomed them and walked them through the facility. They first listened to a brief presentation about Turkey in the Ottoman Ballroom. Next, they had a chance to see a variety of art pieces and demonstrations such as clay, calligraphy, ebru (traditional water marbling), wood art, glass and tile work.

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