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



9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Starbucks, Falmouth;

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Knights of Columbus, Bath.



9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mason United 8, Brunswick;

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Masonic Hall, Bridgton;

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



9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Auburn Mall, Auburn;

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


Noon to 5 p.m., Big Moose Harley-Davidson, Portland;

Noon to 6 p.m., Murray Hall, Livermore Falls;

1 to 6 p.m., Community Center, Freeport.


DEC. 29

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

1 to 6 p.m., American Legion Post 112, Oxford;

2 to 7 p.m., Waldoboro Baptist Church, Waldoboro.

The Portland Donor Center, 524 Forest Ave., is also open noon to 7 p.m. 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. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Platelet donors also are needed. 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:

Today, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Memic, Portland.

Dec. 29, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dingley Press, Lisbon.