Fast for a Day, an annual event that celebrates the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, will take place at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 21. It is hosted by the Islamic Center of Davis and the Muslim Student Association at UC Davis.
The event hopes to bring together people from all backgrounds to learn more about Ramadan and “understand the perspective of each member of the community,” according to a news release.
During Ramadan, Muslims “focus on self-discipline and improving their character” by fasting during the day, the release said. The day’s fast is broken at iftar, the evening meal.
All Davis residents are invited to fast during the day of July 21 and join the students and Islamic Center members at a community iftar that evening at 6:30 p.m. in the ballroom of the UCD Conference Center, 550 Alumni Lane.