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


11 a.m. to 4 p.m., L.L. Bean, Freeport

11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wentworth Intermediate School, Scarborough


1 to 6 p.m., YMCA, Boothbay

1 to 6 p.m., AmVets, Yarmouth


10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Moorings, Bath


9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Cabela’s, Scarborough


10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Bank of America, 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. Platelet donors also are needed. Donations by appointment.

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