Monday, May 19, 2014

This Weeks Events


This Weeks Events
 Tuesday-May  20

the Bogota Board of Education will hold their Monthly Public Meeting and Work Session. This will take place in the Bogota High School Cafeteria located on the second of the High School. Bogota High School is located at 2 Henry Luthin Place  Bogota, NJ. This meeting is Opened to the Public.

Wednesday-May  21

Bogota Beautiful has their next board meeting on Wednesday 21- May starting at 7:30p. It will take place in the Council Chambers of Borough Hall. Located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ. The Public is welcome to attend.

Saturday-May  24
  Bogota Beautiful has set the date for the first Blooming Bogota planting. This will take place on Saturday 24-May 2014. The have ordered 8 planters to be placed along  Main St. Blooming Bogota is working with the High School Environmental club, and the Steen Gardening club in order to find volunteers to help maintain the planters year round. A number of local business have agreed to allow planters to be place in front of the stores. Blooming Bogota is also working the the Borough to find locations on Main St. that the planters can be located. 
 The Planting Day event will start 10:00a  and go until 1:00p on Sat. 24 May. They will met at the corner of W.Main St & Larch Ave. For more information about volunteering, or to donate money or material to Blooming Bogota please contact Isabel Rodriguez at 917-656-1259.
 Bogota Beautiful will hold their next board meeting non Wednesday 21- May in the Bogota Council Chambers located on the second floor of Borough Hall at 375 Larch Ave. starting at 7:30p the public is invited to attend. For more information email them at or visit their web site at  

(it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)
Saturday-May  24
Teaneck, NJ

The Son of Tango, Tribute to Carlos Gardel


International, award winning artist Chris Vasquez celebrates the miraculous life and music of tango singing legend

May. 24 08:00 pm
20 Puffin Way , Teaneck NJ

 Carlos Gardel, following his early career to his tragic death in 1935. Narrative in English, songs sung in Argentinean Spanish, and a vibrant dance couple comprise the performance and presentation. Audience is ushered through an era of the 20’s and 30’s in Buenos Aires when Gardel was king.

$10 Suggested Donation
Reservations Recommended

    Monday 27-May
    -The Bogota Volunteer Fire Dept will hold it's Inspection starting at 9:00a. It will be followed by the BFD Memorial Service at 10:00a. These will be held in Front of Borough Hall  located at 375 Larch Ave. in Bogota, NJ
      The Bogota American  Legion Clifford Dunn Post #117 , and the Bogota VFW Ralph Hall Post # 5561 will be holding their Memorial Day Remembrance ceremony starting at 11:00a this will take place on the steps of  the Bogota Borough Hall.
      The Memorial Day Parade will start at 2:00p, this will begin at Palisade Ave. at Cypress Ave  and continue down Palisade to E. Main St. It will then turn South onto Main and cross over the Albert Graf bridge and make a right turn onto Elm Ave. It will move North on Elm until the route makes a left turn onto South St. The Parade will  travel one block then turn left onto Larch Ave and continue South until it passes Borough Hall.
     This year the American Legion will play host to at least 20 Marine who are on active duty. In 2012 Bogota host a number of different Military personnel  who were taking part in the Fleet Week events in New York. That year Marines from 1st Battalion 9th Marines, Sailors from the USS Roosevelt, and Cadets from the Spanish Training Vessel Juan Sebastian De Elcano were welcomed to Bogota. In 2013 Fleet Week was cancelled, but reinstated for this year with Bogota again chosen to be one of the host communities for members of the US Armed Services.
      The Firefighter Service, the Remembrance ceremony and the parade are all opened to the public. 

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     Scenes from  Memorial Day 2013

    Upcoming Events

     On The North Jersey Friendship House will hold their 8th Annual Wellness Walk for Mental Heath & Autism on Sunday 1- June. Registration is at 9:30a and the walk starts at 10:00a at Olsen Park Bogota, NJ. We start the festivities at the Walk with breakfast: crumb cake, bagels, coffee, juice, water and at lunchtime we have a b-b-q. Our DJ provides music and entertaining for our walkers and every walker gets a T-Shirt. This year, the Bogota Health Department is helping us by having a nurse at the walk to give blood pressure screening and we have a Zumba instructor to start the walk with some warm up routines. We have a raffle with great prizes, face painting and carnival games as well. Our CEO and Board Chairman will welcome and thank our supporters and sponsors and sometimes we have a Freeholder or other dignitary present to say a few words as well.
     For more information, or to pre-register please call 201-488-2121,    email: , or visit their  website at
    They will also be holding an open house on Friday 30-May from 1:00p to 4:00p. The are located at 125 Atlantic Ave. Hackensack, NJ

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

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