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


9 a.m. to 2 p.m., York’s Wild Kingdom, York

Noon to 6 p.m., Lions Club, Kittery

2 to 7 p.m., Saint James Hall, Biddeford


9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Town Hall, West Newfield


12:30 to 6 p.m., North Parish Church, Sanford

Aug. 25

1 to 6 p.m., United Methodist Church, Eliot

2 to 7 p.m., Elks Lodge, Brunswick

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

Platelet donors also are needed.

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.


10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Artel, Westbrook

Aug. 25

9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Coast Guard station, South Portland