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Thursday, June 9, 2016

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Thursday-9-June

Some events scheduled to take place in and around Bogota for the weekend starting on Thursday-9-June.  Times and dates may change due weather or other circumstances. Please contact the event for the most up to date information.  More events 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 their 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)


Thursday-9-June
Bogota

The Bogota High School  held their Academic Awards night.  This event was to honour the Students of Bogota High School for the school year of 2015-16. Also during this evening a number of scholarships will be awarded to a members of Graduating Seniors from the Class of 2016.

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

Thursday-9-June
Bogota
 The Bogota Public Library will present the movie Zootopia starting at 6:00p This is a free event, but anyone attending is asked to register with the library in advance.  There will be snack and water will be available for purchase with those proceeds going to help fund future Library events.   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)



Friday-10-June
Bogota

  St. Joseph's will hold their graduation ceremony for the 8th grade class of 2016. This will begin at 7:00p and be held in St. Joseph's Church.



Friday-10-June

Bogota

    The Bogota Recreation Commissionwill be holding sign-ups for both Bogota junior Bucs Football ,and Cheerleading. This will take place on Friday 10-June starting at 6:00p to 8:00p  Cost to sign-up to play football is $150.00,  All football application must be handed in with payment by Friday 19-June. For more information please visit the Recreation Commission website at: http://www.bogotaonline.org/#!bogota-rec-center/ctgi       
    Bogota plays in the Bi-County Junior Scholastic Football League (BCJSFL) which consist eight other teams located from Englewood in the North to Secaucus & Weehawken to the South. The teams will  play an a regulation size football field, with all home game will be played at Feigel Field in Bogota.
   All divisions are opened to Girls  and Boys who live-in ,or attend any of the  4 schools in Bogota.
- The Pee-Wee is for the youngest players which is for student from 2nd to 4th grade, and are under 11 years of age.
- The Junior division is for those players who are in 5th & 6st grade and are under the age of 13.
- The Senior division are those players who will be in 7th & 8th grade and are younger the 15 years of age. 
    For more information about signing up for the Junior Bucs Football please contact Michael Olivo at:  michael_olivo@verizon.net  or at 201-286-2733



Saturday-11-June
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)




Saturday-11-June
Bogota

 Bogota Beautiful will host its 1st Bogota Walk with the Mayor. This is a two mile walk around the Western part of Bogota lead by Mayor Chris Kelemen. The goal is to promote wellness with the exercise of walking, along with community awareness by taking the time to enjoy the surrounding of Bogota. The walk will begin at the Olsen Park Picnic pavilion scheduled to start at 10:00a. It will then proceed to River Rd and turn North until turning onto Homestead Pl. From Homestead Pl the walk will turn South onto Larch Ave moving past the Library and Borough Hall. The the walk will head West onto W. Ft. Lee Rd by Bogart Church and continue to River Rd, and finish at the Community Garden. At the end of the walk there will be the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Bogota Community Garden. Registration is now open, and any one signing up before Wednesday 1-June will be able to receive  a backpack and reflectors which can be worn while walking or biking in low light. All walkers will be given a Bogota Beautiful  wristband. This is a free event, but anyone wishing to participant is asked to register.  For more information and to register  please visit their website at: bogotabeautiful.com  or contact Angela Alberti at angela@bogotabeautiful.com



Saturday-11-June
Bogota

    The  Bogota Community Garden Commission is scheduled to have a ribbon cutting event on Saturday 11- June ribbon cutting event. This will take place after the Walk with the Mayor and be held at the Community garden located at the corner of River Rd. and W. Ft. Lee Rd Bogota, NJ For information about  this event or renting  a garden planter please email; the Community garden at : bogotacommunitygarden@gmail.com





Saturday-11-June
Bogota
    On Saturday 11-June The Ralph Hall Post #5562 will host a benefit concert to assist  New Milford Police Detective Brian Long with his treatment for cancer.   This  is the Bogota VFW post working with the Bergenfield VFW post # 6467.  Doors will open at 6:30p  with tickets priced at $20 in advanced and $ 30 at the door. Some of the groups scheduled to perform are “London Calling” playing songs from the Beatles and “That 60’s Band” playing music from the 1960’s & 70’s.  Process' from this event will go to assist Officer Long with his treatments. For more information about Officer Long, or to donate please go to his go fund me at: Brian Long Go Fund Me page .  
 The Bogota Post #5561 has announced the availability of  a Sponsorship program for this event. There are for level of Sponsorship for any business, group, or individual to take advantage of. 
-The first is the Gold level if available for $500 which will include 8 tickets, or full table to the concert.  A 24 x 36 inch poster for your group, or business,  visual ad displayed , framed certificate of Appreciation, and a decoration of the tax deductions.
-The Silver level for $250 will include 4 tickets an 11 x 17  inch poster, and visual ad displayed , framed certificate of Appreciation, and a decoration of the tax deductions.
-Bronze level for $150 will include 2 tickets, ands letter size ad on the bar and framed certificate of Appreciation, and a decoration of the tax deductions.
- The Booster level for $50 is for individual only which will include one ticket and a letter size message displayed at the bar.

   To buy tickets for this event, or to advertise during this event please call 201-343-9693. Or go to their website at : www.bogotavfw.com This will be held in the Main Hall located at 240 Leonia Ave Bogota, NJ.
  (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)



Monday-13-June
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-13-June
Bogota
The Library will have it's  Night Traveler's Teen Club The Night Traveler's Teen Club is open to grades 6-12. Club members participate in various activities and interact with peers. Bring your ideas, creativity, and enthusiasm to the table. This will be held from 5:00p to 6:00p on the second floor 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-13-June
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)

                                         




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