Dearborn officials say the city is officially hosting Ramadan events for the first time during the Islamic holy month.
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The city is bringing food trucks and lawn games to an outdoor space in partnership with the West Dearborn Downtown Development Authority.
Dearborn’s Economic Development Director Jordan Twardy says the city is making a concerted effort to better connect residents with its businesses and public spaces.
“We saw the holy month of Ramadan as a really great catalytic opportunity to not only celebrate a holiday that’s important to our community, but also to celebrate our downtown and getting out and enjoying it,” says Twardy.
The event will take place each Thursday through Saturday during Ramadan. The ninth month in the Islamic calendar is expected to begin March 23 and end April 21, but the exact timing depends on the sighting of the crescent moon.
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