SUMMER FAIRS

July 22nd to 26th: St. Philip of the Apostle Church Summer Festival of Fun. 488 Saddle River Road, Saddle Brook, NJ. (corner of Pehle Ave). Free admission. Wed & Fri pay only $25 all night for ride tickets.

July 24-26: Quick Chek Festival of Ballooning. Readington, NJ. Adv tix: Adult ($17) Child 4-12yrs ($7).  Can also buy tix at Quick Cheks.

July 22-26th: Monmouth County Fair. Freehold, NJ. W/Th/Fri 5-11pm; Sat 11am-11pm; Sun 11am to 6pm. Adults $7; Kids 12 and under FREE! Old fashioned country fair. Website.

ARTS/LEARNING FUN

July 23-24. Children's Theatre Group to Perform "Bye, Bye Birdie" at 7pm. Park Ridge High School, 2 Park Ave. Tickets $10. 201-857-4572.

July 26: A Clearing in the Forest. Central Park, NY. 1-2pm. Dance, Art, Puppets, storytelling. www.centralparknyc.com

July 26: Seasonal Scavenger Hunt at Tenafly Nature Center. 2-4pm. nonmembers $20. www.tenaflynaturecenter.org

SIDEWALK SALES

July 23-25th: City Place Sidewalk Sale @ the Promenade. Gorge Road and River Road. Thur/Fri 11am-7pm; Saturday 10-7pm

July 24-25: Summit, NJ Super Sale Days (Sidewalk Sales)

UNIQUE EVENTS

July 24: Afternoon Tea with my doll and me at Just Bead Yourself in Westfield, NJ (Age 5+) $35. www.justbeadyourself.com