Monday, September 29, 2014

This weeks Events

29- Sept.-2014
   Some events happening in and around Bogota starting on Monday 29-Sept.

Wednesday- 1-Oct
    Starting on Wednesday 1- Oct the Bogota Public Library will have it's Food for Fines Month. The the Library will accepts donation of non-perishable food item in lieu payment for overdue material. Each food item will be worth $1.00 of fines. All food collected will go towards the St.Joseph Food Bank.   This will continue for the entire Month of October. For more information of to ;earn about Library events please visit their website at : .The Library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ

Thursday -2-Oct

The Bogota Borough Council will be holding their regular Council meeting  and work session starting at 7:30p in Council Chambers.  The Bogota Borough Hall is located at 375 Larch Ave, Bogota , NJ. This meeting is open to the public.

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Thursday -2-Oct
   This will be the first day of the Winter Trash schedule. There will only be one a week pick-up of trash until May 2015.  Trash will only be picked up on Monday & Tuesday. Lawn refuse will be pick-up on Thursday & Friday. On Monday 6 -Oct. will be the start of " Leaf Season"  Leaves may be placed in the street neatly against the curb to be removed by Bogota DPW. It is asked that  all leaves be as close to the curb as possible  in order not to interfere with traffic. It is also asked that storm sewers be kept clean of any debris to reduce the risk of flooding.

Ridgefield Park, NJ

   The Ridgefield Park Elks lodge # 1506 will be hosting an International Night dinner from 6:00p to 8:00p Tickets are $10.00  proceeds will go to help fund various  Elks scholarship funds For more information , or to reserve a table please call Joe Riccardi at 201-982-6294 . The Elks Lodge is located at 30 Spruce St. Ridgefield Park, NJ


 The Bogota Green Team is hosting the 1st Annual Bogtoa Green Fair on Saturday 4- Oct. This will take place in the Bogota Recreation Center parking lot located at 162 W. Main St Bogota , NJ. Admission to this event is free and will run from 9:00a to 12:00 noon.  This Green fair will correspond with the  Bergen County Utilities Authority mobile shredding truck being in Bogota at that time. The BCUA shredding truck is a chance for resident to safely  dispose of any personally , or sensitive paper document they may have. This is also a more environmentally friendly way of disposing of those documents. Paper is feed into a secure truck while being shredded then the truck transport the shredded paper to a processor which turns the paper into a fine dust, or powder which is then recycled into various paper products.
   Anyone  who brings documents to be shredded will be placed into a raffle to win a Dinner for two at  the Bogota restaurant Luksa Italian Cuisine. Also  scheduled to attend the Green Fair is Lewis Marx's pottery who will have items available for purchase, as well as demonstrations in the art of pottery. Bogota Blog NJ will have original matted  photographs from the website for sale. A Soda Stream system will be raffled off, along with Bogota Beautiful showing Students how to make crafts by  using recycled items.  One vendor will display different types of green cleaning products and a bin from Planet Aide that will recycles donated clothes. 
   This is another event that will allow the Bogota Green Team to achieve certification from Sustainable Jersey. With certification the Bogota Green Team  will then be allowed to apply for funding for more green project in Bogota  and have more excess  resources to help the Borough achieve a more sustainable standard of living.
  For more information or to register please go to Register for Bogota Green Fair

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                                                1st  Annual
                                        Green Fair

River Edge, NJ

8:00 am
Grounds cleanup, meet at the Campbell-Christie house area. The Building and Grounds Committee will be hosting a "Fall Cleaning" on October 4th from 8 am to 11 am (weather permitting). This work will occur outdoors so bring gloves and boots. We'll be tackling the removal of non-native plants and vines, painting, fixing fence posts and cleaning the buildings. For further details, contact James Smith
Teaneck, NJ

The Teaneck General Store will have Live Music on Cedar Lane with Larry Cantwell, the Hudson Count Wonder
Sunday, Oct 5, 2014 at 1:30pm

Join us as we welcome the reknown quitarist amd Hudson County wonder, Larry Cantwell with a little help from his friends.
Larry Cantwell

The Teaneck General Store is Located at 502a Cedar Lane Teaneck, NJ

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