Monday, July 21, 2014

This Weeks Events

21- July-2014

 Some events happening in and around Bogota for the week starting Monday- 21-July.

 On Tuesday 22-July the Bogota Police Emergency Service Youth Academy will be holding their Graduation for Class 04. This will take place in the Gym at Steen School. This is open to the public. While this is for the Families of the Cadet to see their Children graduate from one of the finest Youth Academy's in New Jersey. This is open to the public so any resident of Bogota can see and learn what these Cadets have done for the past eight days.  Some of these Cadet may go on to positions of leadership in the future, and this is where it will begin. The ceremony will begin at 7:00p. Steen School Gym is located off of Orchard Terrace Bogota, NJ. 

On Wednesday to Friday 23-25 July Cover Stitches will be at the Bogota High School with uniforms for sale. This will take place again on Weds.-Fri 13-15 August. Both times will be from 2:00p to 7:00p.
 Uniforms for both the Junior High School ( 7th& 8th grades) and the Senior High School ( grades 9-12) will be able to be purchased.
   Shirts and fleece pullovers (with the school logo), shorts, slacks, skirts and Capri pants in colors beige or black by Dickies brand, are only permitted.  Pants may be purchased through this vendor or any other that carries the Dickies brand.   Hooded sweatshirts and “Skinny” pants are not permitted.
   7-8th grade students must wear a gold colored shirt with the school emblem.  9-12th grade students have the option of purple, black or grey colored shirts with the school emblem. For more information please visit their web site at:

Tuesday- 22- July
Hackensack, NJ
  The City of Hackensack will start it's Summer concert series with  The Infernos. This will take place at the Courthouse Green located across the street from the Bergen County Court House located at Main & Court Sts. Admission is free. for for Information please visit their website at:
  Note: the concert that was postponed on 15- July has been rescheduled for Tuesday 12- August.


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Wednesday-23- July
Ridgefield Park, NJ  
   The next of the McGowan Park Summer Concert Series features a performance by  Larry Umana & the Larry's Latin Jazz project. The Concert is schedule to start at 7:00p, with a rain date of the following day at the same time. Admission is free of charge,but it is recommended to bring a lawn chair, or blanket.  This year Rosie's Weenie Wagon will be parked at curbside for food.
McGowan park is located along the banks of Overpeck Creek on Bergen Turnpike Ridgefield Park, NJ. For more information please contact the RFP. Clerk's Office at 201-641-4950, or John Anlian at 201-943-1110

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Wednesday -23- July
Hackensack, NJ


23  July at 7:30pm. “Cymbeline” at Staib Park Hackensack 

Rain Location: The Hackensack Cultural Arts Center 39 Broadway, Hackensack 
Admission is FREE! Picnicking is encouraged! Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy the 

For More information please contact Gregory Liosi—Arts Director for the Hackensack Cultural Arts Center 
and Hackensack Performing Arts Center at, (201)-820-3007. Or visit or 

 Staib Park is located at 174 Davis Ave, Hackensack, NJ.

Friday-25- July
Teaneck, NJ

The Puffin Cultural Forum presents:  
Brazilian maracatu drumming and New Orleans second line rhythms are brought together with Carnival-style drumming and singing.  The performance is scheduled to statrt at 7:00p 
  NPR’s “All Things Considered” music writer Banning Eyre calls Nation Beat “the most original and alluring fusion group I have heard in years.” Founder and Artistic Director Scott Kettner brings together Fabiana Masili (vocals), Mark Marshall (guitar), Ze Grey (bass), Aaron Shafer-Haiss (percussion), and Fernando Saci (percussion). The Puffin Cultural Forum is located at 20 Puffin Way , Teaneck NJ . For more information please visit their website at

$10 Suggested Donation
Reservations Recommended
Saturday -26- July
River Edge, NJ
Calico Frolic at Historic New Bridge LandingUpon a Summer's Night
Saturday, July 26, 2014, 6:30 - 9:30 pm.
Note time change.

Ladies and Gentlemen, please take partners! The Bergen County Historical Society invites the public to a Calico Frolic at 6:30 PM on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at the Steuben House, Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201-1209 Main Street, River Edge, NJ 07661. Watch or join in old-fashioned country dancing to the musical accompaniment of Ridley and Ann Enslow on fiddle and hammered dulcimer. Dance Mistress Denise Piccino will instruct eager beginners in basic steps and movements at the start of the evening. Dancing continues until 9:30 PM, when guests may partake of lemonade, light refreshments.
Period dress (late 18th, early 19th century) is welcome, but not required. $15 per person and $12 for BCHS members. For more information please go to :

Saturday -26- July
Teaneck, NJ
 The Teaneck Cultural Forum presents: 

A commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, The Puffin Cultural Forum presents images from Jewish Currents’ traveling exhibition “Mississippi Freedom Summer - Fifty Years Later” featuring never before published photographs from the Queens College/CUNY Civil Rights Archive. The opening will also feature a panel discussion including David Goodman, President of the Andrew Goodman Foundation; Lawrence Bush, Editor of Jewish Currents; and other esteemed speakers.   The Puffin Cultural Forum is located at 20 Puffin Way , Teaneck NJ . For more information please visit their website at
Free Event
Reservations Not Required

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