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Sunday, May 22, 2016

This Weeks Events

22-May-2016

   Some events scheduled to take place in and around Bogota for the weekend starting on Monday-23- May.  Times and dates may change due weather or other circumstances. Please contact the event for the most up to date information.  More event will be added throughout the month.
  
Continuing    

  The Bogota Public Library has set out a box to collect old, and used Crayola coloured makers. Makers collected will be send to the Crayola company to be reprocessed. For more information please visit ther web site at;  http://www.crayola.com/colorcycle   

        
     (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)


 
  A Family Orchard Terrace is still searching for their lost dog . This family is serving as a Foster Home for this Dog who will answer to the name Cleo or Celine. She is a 2 year Shepard mix Brown and Black in colour.  The foster family reported Cleo missing on Wednesday 16-Dec after arriving home from work finding a window broken and Cleo missing. Cleo was last seen wearing a red collar decorated with images of bones on it.  Cleo may be familiar with the area along River Rd. She is described as "fearful" and may ran from strangers.  Cleo has been with her Foster Family for only a few weeks so she may be looking for an older home, or more familiar surroundings.
   The new phone number is: 201-450-5992 this is in cooperation with the group  Buddha Dog Rescue and Recovery.  For more information please visit their website at:
http://www.buddhadogrescueandrecovery.com/ If anyone has any information about a dog matching this description they are asked to contact the Bogota Police Dept at 201- 487-2400. Or Cleo's Foster Family at 617-901-0965 ask for Amy



May-July
Bogota
  
 Bogota Beautiful is conducting a contest to find the Bogota resident with the most appealing curb presents. This is open to all homeowners in Bogota. The homeowner may submit their own residents, or  other resident for consideration. The general Public may also nominate any home in Bogota for consideration. Only the front and side yards are eligible to be nominated.  There are two different categories that will be voted on.  One is the most appealing landscape of any home in Bogota. The other category that will be voted on is the best improved lawn in Bogota. This is a contest for any Homeowner that is currently, or is planning to upgrade and improve their landscaping. Two set  of photos are required for this contest. A separate before  and after photo should be sent for consideration for this category. To enter  either , of both  contests  1 to 3 photos the  nominated lawn must be sent to bogotabeautiful@gmail.com  before  Sunday 31-July-2016.
  To assist contestants with their project Bogota Beautiful has arranged with  Fresh & Fancy Farms of New Milford, NJ to offer a 15% discount on flowers, planter, shrubs, and trees. This offer is only valid  until Tuesday 31- May.   Fresh & Fancy Farms is located at 575 River Rd New Milford, NJ
  Photos will be posted on  Bogota Beautiful facebook page starting on Saturday 6-August for voting. To vote please "like" the photo. Voting is schedule to run through  Tuesday 16-August. The top 6 vote "like" getters will be entered into the final round of judge by a committee from Bogota Beautiful. Winners will be announced on Sunday 28- August. For more information and rules please visit their website at:  http://www.bogotabeautiful.com/

          (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)

Monday-23-May
Bogota
   The Bogota Public Library will present  Reading to Maggie the Beagle.  The time will be from 4:00p-5:00p. This is a free event, but anyone attending is asked to register with the Library in advance.    To register for this event, or for more information please  about this and other Library events visit their web site at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  

       (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)


                                

Monday-23-May
Bogota
    The Bogota Public Library will again host an evening of Coffee, Cookies, and Coloring.  This is a chance to relax and spend a moment with others over refreshment and do  some creative coloring.This will start at 7:00p. This is a free event, but anyone attending is asked to register with the Library in advance.  To register for this event, or for more information please  about this and other Library events visit their web site at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  

       (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)


Monday-23-May
Bogota
 The weekly " Meet the Mayor"  event will take place in the office of Mayor Chris Keleman  This is open to any Bogota resident who would to ask the Mayor a question about  Bogota, or to discuss any matter to help improve the quality of life in the Borough. Anyone who wishes just to have an informal conversation with the Mayor is also welcome to attend. Meetings will be held on a first come basis. This will run from 5:00p to 7:00p in the Mayor's office. His office is on in Bogota Borough Hall located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.
  Bogota Borough  Hall is located at 375 Larch Ave. in Bogota, NJ.

         (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)



Tuesday-23-May
Bogota

The St.Joseph's School will hold their Spring Concert. This will take in the School gymnasium and begin at 7:00p The entrance is located at 131 E. Ft. Lee rd Bogota, NJ

          (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)


Tuesday-23-May
Bogota
   The Bogota Public Library will have the following programs:  Makers Lab for Students 4:00p -5:00p,  Unplugged game night    6:00p-8:30p. This is a free event, but anyone attending is asked to register with the library in advance.   To register for this event, or for more information please  about this and other Library events visit their web site at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  

            (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)




Tuesday-24-May
Bogota   
    The Bogota Public Library will host the next  in their Memoir Writing workshop. This will begin at 5:30p.  This is a free event, but anyone attending is asked to register with the library in advance.   To register for this event, or for more information please  about this and other Library events visit their web site at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  

            (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)





Tuesday-24-May
Bogota
    The Bogota Public Library will host a Pokemon tournament. This is open to any gamer who wishes to test their Pokemon skills.   Anyone who wishes to compete must have  A Nintendo 3DS or 2DS fully charged ready to go. A copy of either Pokemon Omega Ruby, Alpha Sapphire, Pokemon X, or Pokemon Y (Please note, you must have a saved game file with 6 Pokemon to compete)
   This will start at 6:00p and be held in the Second Floor Seniors Centre. This is a free event, but anyone attending is asked to register with the library in advance.   To register for this event, or for more information please  about this and other Library events visit their web site at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  

            (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)



Wednesday-25-May
Bogota
  The Steen Hawk Band  will perform  their Spring Concert starting at 7:00p. This will be held in the school gymnasium.  The 3rd through 6st grade Students will play under the direction of Jeannie Murray. The entrance to the gym is off Orchard Terrace Bogota, NJ.
       

      (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)




Wednesday-25-May
Bogota
   Bogota High School will induct their first class into the National Junior Honor Society. This is the first year  that Students attending Bogota Junior High School from 7th & 8th grades will be eligible to join the National Junior Honor Society. The ceremony will start at 6:30p and be held in the High School Auditorium. 



Thursday-26-May
Bogota
  The Bixby Bulldog Band  will perform  their Spring Concert starting at 7:00p. This will be held in the school gymnasium.  The 3rd through 6st grade Students will play under the direction of Jeannie Murray. The entrance to the gym is at Maplewood and Fisher Aves Bogota, NJ 

         (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)





Thursday-26-May
Bogota
    The Bogota Public Library will host a writing workshop. This will be presented by Jamie Novak who will help to explain the tips and strategies in how to write a book
    This will start at 7:00p and be held in the Second Floor Seniors Centre. This is a free event, but anyone attending is asked to register with the library in advance.   To register for this event, or for more information please  about this and other Library events visit their web site at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  

            (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)





Saturday-28-May
Bogota
  Bogota Beautiful will continue their  Saturday  "Yoga in the Park" for May and June.  These will take place each Saturday in May and June and will be held in Olsen Park.  The class will run from 9:00a to 10:00a and be led by a Yoga instructor. They will be held in Olsen Park in Bogota. These classes are open to anyone regardless of age, or  experience.  The classes will meet at the Bandshell in Olsen Park depending on the number of attendees classes may be held in the bandshell or on the lawn in front of the bandshell. Everyone you wishes to attend is required to provide their own mat, towels, and water. Comfortable clothing that will allowed  free and ease of movement  should be worn. This is free to the public, however it is asked to contact  Bogota Beautiful at there website: bogotabeautiful.com to make a resveration for as many dates as you wish.  Bogota Beautiful will also have yoga mats availble for purchase if needed  Please also visit the same website for more information or to donate to: bogotabeautiful.com

         ( it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)

 Weekend 27- 31-May
   This is Memorial Day weekend several closing have been announced. 
   - The Bogota Public Library will be closed on Saturday 28-May -Monday 30-May. They will reopen on Tuesday 31- May with regular Business hours.
   - The Schools of the Bogota Public School  system will be closed starting on Friday-27-May - Tuesday 31-May.  These are unused snow days from this Winter. Regular session will resume on Wednesday 1-June. 
  - St. Joseph's School will be closed  on  Friday-27-May.  Regular session will resume on Tuesday 31-May. 
  - Trinity Lutheran School  will be closed starting on Friday-27-May - Tuesday 31-May.   Regular session will resume on Wednesday 1-June. 
  - Bogart School will be closed on Monday 30-May,
  - There will be no lawn waste collection on Monday-30-May
 - Borough Hall offices will be closed on Monday-30-May


Monday-30-May  Memorial Day
Bogota

   The Bogota VFW Ralph Hall post #5561, and the Bogota American Legion Clifford Dunn Post #117 has announced the schedule for their Memorial  Day celebrations for 2016. This year Memorial Day will be on Monday -30-May.  The Bogota VFW, American Legion and the Borough of Bogota will hold their Memorial Day Service starting at 11:00a. This will take place in front of Borough Hall located at 375 Larch Ave Bogota, NJ This event is free and opened to the Public.  The Bogota Memorial Day Parade will start at Palisades Ave & Cedar St in Bogota. This will kick off at 2:00p The Parade will travel North on Palisade to E. Main St. It will turn left onto E. Main St and cross over the  1st Lt. Albert Graf Bridge to Elm Ave. It will make a right turn onto Elm ave and travel north to W. Grove St. It will turn Left onto W. Grove to Larch Ave. It will turn Left onto Larch Ave and travel South to Bogota Borough Hall  and will end after passing by the reviewing stand.
  In preparation for this Memorial Day the Bogota Dept. of Public Works has placed new American flags on the streetlight poles from E. Ft. Lee rd at Palisades Ave  along the parade route to W. Main St and Larch Ave. There are also  new flags hanging in front of Bogota Borough Hall on Larch Ave. 
   Also on that same Monday the Volunteer members of the Bogota Emergency Services Dept. will have their annual inspection. The members, with their equipment, of  The Bogota Fire Dept. , Rescue Squad, and First Aid Squad.will line in front of Borough Hall starting at 9:00a. They will then fall in to be reviewed by the Elected officials of Bogota Government. This will included Mayor Chris Kelemen and members of the Borough Council.
After the inspection the Bogota Volunteer Fire Dept. will hold their remembrance ceremony starting at 10:00a at the service memorial in Borough Hall Park.
  All these events are open to the public to view. The Bogota VFW will then host an indoor picnic of Hot-dogs and soda in the lower hall Ralph Hall, after the Parade. The post is  located at  241 West. Shore Ave. Bogota, NJ

        (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)



Bogota Sports



Monday-23-May
Lady Bucs Softball-             #13 Bogota at # 4 Cedar Grove 1st round North 1 Group 1                                                                  NJSIAA playoff tournament 


Monday-23-May
Men's Baseball-                     #15 Bogota at # 2 Verona 1st round North 1 Group 1                                                                           NJSIAA playoff tournament         


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