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July 29, 2009|By JAMIE SHEKELS / 301-331-4885

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Park concert



The Music by the Lake summer concert series continues Saturday at the Hagerstown City Park band shell with a performance by Patent Pending Bluegrass Band.

The concert will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The event is free.

Yard sale



St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, at 1020 Maryland Ave. across from South Hagerstown High School, will host its annual yard sale Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon.

Fairgrounds yard sale



The annual yard sale at the stables at Fairgrounds Park in Hagerstown will be held Saturday, Aug. 8, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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More than 20 stalls will be used to set up the yard sale.

For more information, call 301-739-8577, ext. 190.

Book signing



Jon Parker, author of "Miakoda: Power of the Moon," a fictional novel about the relationships of people and dogs, will be at the Waldenbooks store at Valley Mall Saturday, Aug. 15, from 1 to 4 p.m. for a book signing event.

For more information, call 301-582-0700.

Community service



The Allegany Dental Care staff recently participated in community service day.

Doctors, staff and family members volunteered to help at Brook Lane's Scoops and Wickets Family Fun Day. As part of Brook Lane's 60th anniversary celebration, the Allegany staff helped with children's games.

Also, Eleanor Harmison, Jackie Farester and Kathy Gray volunteered their dental services at the Mission of Mercy event at Hedgesville (W.Va.) High School. This was a program offering free dental services for people who could not afford treatment. They were a part of approximately 745 volunteers who worked over a two-day period.

Eleanor, Jackie and Kathy described it as an "awesome" experience.

Members of Allegany Dental Care said they find it rewarding to share their time and talents for community-oriented projects throughout the year.

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