The following American Red Cross blood drives are open to the public:


10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saint Joseph’s College, Standish

Noon to 6 p.m., St. Mary’s Church, Wells


1-6 p.m., American Legion, Rockland


12-5 p.m., Bus at Naples Library, Naples


10 a.m.-3 p.m., Bus at Bridgton Lakes Region Chamber, Bridgton


10 a.m.-3 p.m., Bus at NTI, Scarborough

1-6 p.m., North Yarmouth Academy, Yarmouth


9 a.m.-2 p.m., Maine Veteran’s Home, Augusta

1-6 p.m., Saco Community Center, Saco

May 5

10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sweetser, Brunswick

The Portland Donor Center, 524 Forest Ave., is open noon to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays; and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the first and third Saturdays of each month,

Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston is open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, except holidays; and noon to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Platelet donors also are needed, with donations by appointment.

For information, call 775-2367 or 1-800-482-0743.


These blood drives will be held by the Maine Blood Center in Scarborough. Call 883-4990 for more information.


3 to 7 p.m., Saco Sport and Fitness, Saco


9 a.m. to 2 p.m., York County Community College, Wells