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


9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Martin’s Point, Portland

1 to 6 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, Lewiston

1 to 6 p.m., Saint Martha’s Church, Kennebunk


1 to 6 p.m., Auburn Fire Department, Auburn


11 a.m. to 5 p.m., L.L. Bean, Freeport


1 to 6 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, Bath


8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Stephens Memorial Hospital, Norway


8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Town Hall, Berwick

Sept. 17

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., North Berwick Physical Therapy, North Berwick

1 to 6 p.m., Masonic Hall, Alfred

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 noon to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fridays.

Platelet donors also are needed. Donations by appointment. For information, call 775-2367 or 1-800-482-0743.