Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Weekend Events

20- February-2020

Some events scheduled to take place in and around Bogota, for the weekendnstarting on Thursday-20-February. 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 when they become available.
     
  
                       
                         
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Continuing 
Until Monday-2-March
Bogota High School Senior Brandon Montalvo has been nominated as a finalist for the North Jersey. com “ I Am Sport “ award for 2020. This is sponsored by Englewood Health, is to celebrate high school student athletes who volunteer their time to benefit those in their community.  Voting is now open and will run until Monday-2-March (voting will close at 9:00a Eastern Time)  To cast a vote for Coach Brando please go to: 
https://northjersey.secondstreetapp.com/I-AM-SPORT-Award-2020/gallery/
Votes can be cast once in every 24 hour period. 


Until 31-August 2020
   Students with Library Card from the Bogota Library between the ages of 5-18 are eligible for this program.  The program will run until 31-August-2020, and will be review at that time.  For more details about the program, in both  Spanish and English, please visit the following link. https://bogotapubliclibrary.org/youthfineforgiveness/
  For more information please  about this and other Library programs visit their website at:  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/    
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  
      
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Thursday-20-Feb
Bogota
The Bogota  Public Library will have  story time reading  starting at 10:30a. This is open available to any Student wishing to join in.  This will be held  under the tree in the Nikki Spiegel Story Time Corner. This is a free event and open to anyone. For more information please  about this and other Library events visit their website at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  


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Thursday-20-Feb
Bogota 
The Bogota  Public Library will begin a story time reading  starting at 4:00p .  Each week varies for theme and age group. 
The monthly schedule will be:
  • First Thursday of the month - Baby Storytime (Ages 0-2)
  • Second Thursday of the month-Bilingual Storytime (All ages)
  • Third Thursday of the month- Storytime (All ages)
  • Fourth Thursday of the month- Bilingual Storytime (All ages)
This is open available to anyone wishing to join in.  This will be held  under the tree in the Nikki Spiegel Story Time Corner. This is a free event and open to anyone. For more information please  about this and other Library events visit their website at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  







Friday-21-Feb
Bogota
The Bogota Public Library will hold Kids Book Bingo.  This will be a friendly bingo game featuring all their favorite book characters. Winners will get to choose a free book from the library book sale. 
  For more information, email us or call 201-488-7185. This is a free event,  and open to Students upto age 12. 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.  


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Saturday-22-Feb
Bogota
   The Bogota  Public Library will have  story time reading  starting at 10:30a. También habrá Historias leídas en español en este momento. This is open available to any Student wishing to join in.  This will be held  under the tree in the Nikki Spiegel Story Time Corner. This is a free event and open to anyone. 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.  
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Saturday-22-Feb
Bogota
   The Bogota  Public Library  host their Toddler play group. This is an opportunity for   young children and their Parents to play and relax in a safe area. This will  start at 10:30a and be held in the second floor Senior Centre.For more information please  about this and other Library events visit their website at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ. 

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Monday-22-Feb
Bogota
 The Bogota Public  Library will have their Youth's Sewing Club meeting.  This is  open to  Students ages 9-18.  This will teach anyone the art of sewing. There will be a chance to learn machine, and hand sewing as well as shown different project and types of material. This will be from 1:00p to 4:00p in the back reading room.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 website at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
    The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  

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Monday-24-Feb
Bogota
The Bogota Public  Library will have an evening storytime. 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 website at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
    The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  

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Monday-24-Feb
Bogota
The  Bogota Public Library will hold its next Friends of the Library meeting.  This is an  opened to anyone interested in learning about  and support the Library. This is scheduled to start at 7:00p. 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.        

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Monday-24-Feb
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.

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Bogota Sports


Thursday-20-February 
Women's Basketball-                   vs Cresskill   4:00p on the Jay Mahoney Court at Speary Gym.
Men's Basketball -                        at Cresskill Emerson  7:00p, on the Jay Mahoney Court at Speary Gym. Junior Varsity game will precede at 5:30p. Freshman Game at 4:00p             

Friday-21-February
Women's Basketball-                  at Bergen Charter School  5:00p     

                         

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Bogota Basketball

19-February-2020
   On Tuesday- 18- February the basketball teams of Bogota played those from Hawthorne Christian Academy. The Lady Bucs traveled to Hawthorne Christian to play the Lady Defenders.  Bogota would win this game by a score of 31-24. Ruby Recio would have a game high of 10 Points for Bogota. The Lady Defenders were lead by Ella Cacs and Ms. Murtagh with 8 Points a piece.
  Bogota's record is now 5-15. They next play against Cresskill on Thursday-20-February on the Jay Mahoney Court in Speary Gym. The tip-off is scheduled for 4:00p


                 
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     The Men's Basketball Bucs host the Defenders on the Jay Mahoney Court in Speary Gym. Bogota would jump out to a five point lead to start the game. They would mostly maintain this advantage throughout the first quater. Near the end of the opening eight minutes Hawthorne Christian closed to gap to a single point, with Bogota ahead 17-16. In the next quarter a flurry of three point basket came from both sides. The Bucs score more point from close range and were able to take a 34-24 lead into the locker room. During the third quater the Defenders would out score the home team, but only to reduce their deficit by one point.
   The Bucs would keep the scoring pressure on Hawthorne Christian and take control over the rest of the playing time. Bogota would go on to win the game by a score of 64-51. The Bucs' Taj Collins would finish leading all scores with 22 Points. That would include a team high of 4 Three Point Baskets. The Defenders would get game of 5 Three point Baskets from Justin Awad. Chris Eelman scored a team high with 17 Points. Bogota's record is now 17-4. They next play at Cresskill on Thursday-20-February. The tip-off is scheduled for 7:00p


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Monday, February 17, 2020

Valentine Concert

17-February-2020
  On Saturday-15-February The Ridgefield Park Arts Association will host a Valentine's Concert featuring Joe Kenny.  This was an evening of romantic songs interpreted by Mr. Kenny from Ridgefield  Park. He featured popular and classic songs to set a Valentine mood for those in attendance. His performances include tunes by Frank Sinatra, Neil Diamond, Lionel Richie and many others.  Soft lighting and after dinner refreshment helped create a claiming mood enjoyed by couples savor their time together. Mr. Kenny performed a few request which allowed for some dancing, singing along  and a few laughs.
  Proceeds from this concert will go to benefit the Ridgefield Park Arts Association.  It was announced that the Ridgefield Park Arts Association will be sponsoring the first Art Crawl around Ridgefield Park and parts of Bogota.  This will take place on Saturday-2-May starting at 12:00 noon to 6:00p. Thi will be s a self-guided tour featuring local artist displaying the own works. Disciplines will include painting, photography, pottery, sculpture, music, quilts and more at participating venues. For more information about the Art Crawl please contact Leslie Olson at 201 -440- 5989 or at leslie-olson@verizon.net



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