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Save the Dates! Our upcoming events...
Below is a list of our upcoming 2023 events and activities. Details and possible changes are to be announced as we go. Find them on this page, on Facebook, or in your emails.
August 12: Festival booth setup @ Swope Park
August 16-17: Festival food preparations @Hillcrest Community Center
August 18-20: Ethnic Festival @Swope Park
September 2: Fall Picnic @Shelter 12, Shawnee Mission Park
October 29: 29 Ekim Cumhuriyet Bayramı Celebration @Raintree Lake Club House
December 31: New Year's Party @Raintree Lake Club House
2023 Spring PicnicMay 8, 2023
You are cordially invited to our Spring Picnic. Bring your family, friends and appetites, and join us for a whole afternoon of fun, sports, good food and company.
When: Saturday, May 13 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Shawnee Mission Park, Shelter #12
The picnic will be a side dish potluck. Bring a side dish to share (börek, pastries, salad, dessert, fruit, ..., whatever you like). Please also bring whatever you want to grill for yourself.
We will provide the following for your convenience:
- Coolers and ice
- Water, lemonade, hot tea, and Turkish coffee
- Grill, charcoal, and condiments
- Paper and plastic disposables
Looking forward to seeing you there!
Bayramlaşma / RamadanApril 15, 2023
You are cordially invited to celebrate Şeker Bayramı with us. Turkish tea and deserts will be served. You can bring appetizers to share, but no deserts please.
When: Saturday, April 22 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Revocup Coffee Leawood
5037 W. 117th St., Leawood, KS 66211
RSVP not required. We are looking forward to seeing you there!
23 Nisan Children's Day CelebrationApril 7, 2023
23 Nisan Ulusal Egemenlik ve Çocuk Bayramınız kutlu olsun!
This is a TAA-KC sponsored event. Children attend at no cost to you.
Join us at Main Event Entertainment - Olathe
(11950 N Kansas City Rd, Olathe, KS 66061)
3 Hours of Unlimited Video Games
2 VR Experiences1 game of Laser Tag (Child must be taller than 48”)
Unlimited Fountain Drinks
Event Date: Sunday, April 23, 2023
Event Start Time: 03:30 PM - End Time 06:30 PM
Reservation required by April 18th! Please send a message and indicate the number of adults/children
Looking forward to seeing you!
TAA-KC Board of Directors
Survey InvitationFebruary 23, 2023
We received this survey invitation from a friend at the Pennsylvania State University. Pass it along to anyone you know who might be eligible to participate.
From Dr. Ayşen Maraş:
Please participate in our scientific research that explores the psychological experiences and desire to return to Turkey among Turkish young adults living in the United States.
Please participate in the research if :
- You are 18 years old or older and also younger than 30 years old,
- You are fluent in written and spoken English
- You are living in the United States for 1 year or more
- Either you or at least one of your parents was born in Turkey
Click here to access the survey.
UPDATE: Kansas Family's Loved Ones Trapped After Earthquake In TürkiyeFebruary 10, 2023
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