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


Noon to 6 p.m., Second Congregational Church, Newcastle

1 to 6 p.m., American Red Cross Chapter, Topsham


9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kittery Trading Post, Kittery


12:30 to 5 p.m., Brunswick Martial Arts Academy, Topsham

The Portland Donor Center, 524 Forest Ave., is 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,.

Platelet donors also are needed. Donations by appointment.

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