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    Interfaith discussion, local history, and a blood drive

    Islamic Center of Boston
    A table discussion at the most recent Interfaith Community Discussion at the Islamic Center of Boston in October. Another such event is planned for March 4 at the Wayland center.

    The Interfaith Book Club at the Islamic Center of Boston is holding its third Interfaith Community Discussion. All are invited to participate in a conversation about “Sacred Ground: Pluralism, Prejudice, and the Promise of America,” by Eboo Patel, March 4 at 3 p.m. The discussion will take place at the center in Wayland, 126 Boston Post Road. Created not long after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the book club is designed to foster deeper understanding among people of all faiths. You do not have to read the book to attend. For more information or to register, e-mail bookclub@icbwayland.org.

    The Northborough Historical Society is presenting “30 Main Street: The Home of Many Doctors” at its monthly meeting. This lesson in local history will be about a house that has been home to four doctors since its construction in the late 1830s. Jo-Ann Sullivan, Northborough resident and a society trustee, will lead the program. The event will take place Friday, Feb. 23, at 7:30 p.m., at 52 Main St. The program is free and open to the public.

    Tenacre Country Day School in Wellesley is hosting a community blood drive March 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Tenacre’s Wells Playhouse, 78 Benvenue St. Although Tenacre students are too young to donate blood, they will contribute by assisting with registration, guiding donors to the playhouse, and making posters. They will also write thank you notes to donors. The drive is co-sponsored by the American Red Cross, and is open to all members of the community. Appointments can be made, but walk-ins are also welcome. To make an appointment, contact the American Red Cross at 1-800-RED CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org.


    Tenacre Country Day School
    Buddy the Blood Drop spent quality time with Tenacre Country Day School students before a blood drive last year. A similar drive at the school is planned for March 1.

    Zipporah Osei can be reached at zipporah.osei@globe.com