Sunday, March 15, 2015

This Weeks Events

    Some events happening in and around Bogota for the week starting on Monday 16- March.


    Read to Maggie the Beagle
Help your child foster their love of reading by letting them be Maggie's Reading Buddy! Come on down, pick out a book, and read to Maggie in the Children's Section.
Mondays at 4:00PM
Stop in or call (201) 488 - 7185 to register today
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  For more information please  about this and other Library events visit their web site at :

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       The weekly " Meet the Mayor"  event will take place in the office of Mayor Chris Keleman from 5:00p to 7:00p in Borough Hall.  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. 
  Bogota Borough  Hall is located at 375 Larch Ave. in Bogota, NJ.

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   The next topic in the Bogota Library Smartypants series will be an introduction in selling online. This will be in two parts. The first part will be on how to write a good description, and what type of photos should be used. This part will also cover fee structure and other differences between Amazon and Ebay. Director Radwa Ali will have a real time demonstration of taking photos of item, listing them and posting them live online. 
 The second part will take place on Tuesday 24 March and will cover the steps to follow once an item has been sold.  
  This is scheduled to start at 7:00p and will take place in the Senior Center of the Bogota Library on the second floor.  There is no charge for the lecture however, resevations are recomemnded  For more information about this and other programs offer by the Bogota Public Library, or to make a reservation for any of the talks apart of  The Smarty Pants Lecture series please contact the Library at: 201-488-7185 or visit their website at:  The Bogota Public Library is located at 375 Larch Ave Bogota, NJ   

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 Thursday -19-March

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.

Thursday -19- March 

      Bixby School will have its Talent show  in the School Gymnasium. It is schedule to start at 7:00p  Bixby School is located at  Maplewood and Fishers Aves. Bogota, NJ


    The Bogota Public Library will be hosting its first  Makers Day event. This is part of NJ Makers Day 2015. This is a State wide event celebrating the creativity of the Students of New Jersey. This is open to the Public. Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by an Adult. It will run from 10:00a to 1:00p Space is limited, to register for this event please call 201-488-7185 of visit the Library's web site at: The Bogota Library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ


      The Bogota Football Parents will be hosting a Potluck dinner. This will be held in the High School Gymnasium. It will run from 5:00p to 7:00p. This will also have Football awards from the 2014 Fall Season. For more information, number of people and what dish you wish to bring  please contact Karen Rodgers at:

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  The  YWCA of Bergen County 2015 Girls Conference.  This will start at 9:00a and go until 2:00p . It will be at Dickinson Hall on the Hackensack portion of the Fairleigh Dickinson  University Campus. This is a day for young Women between the ages of 11 to 18. A main topic of the day will be how how young women can break down the barriers that society has built around them, and highlight the important roles that young women play in
our community.
    They  will begin the morning with  keynote speaker Charlotte Samuels of Ridgewood, the youngest person to complete the Triple Crown of open-water swimming in the world.    Workshops for girls and adults will focus on topics such as acceptance, media literacy, healthy lifestyles, the environment, and preparing for college. Performances by the Teaneck Terpsichoreans and Reflections, and an interactive drum circle will round out the day.
  Tickets are $10.00 for Young Woman between 11 & 18 and $15 for  Parent, Guardian, or Chaperone (The attending adults must be registered with at least one Young Lady) Breakfast & Lunch will be included with the admission. Tickets must be order before Friday 20- March

For more information, please contact Samantha at 201-345-1895 or 

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      Bogota Beautiful & Bogota VFW Post # 5561 will be hosting a Pancake Breakfast. This will run from 8:30a to 11:30a  Tickets are $10 for Adults. $5 for Seniors, Veterans,  and Students under 10 years of age. There will also be a special Family deal for $25. This will be held at the post lower hall with the entrance at 241 West Shore Ave Bogota,NJ. Proceeds from this fundraiser will help finance  Bogota Beautiful's Spring Planting for 2015 . Tickets will be available at the Ralph Hall Post from 4:00p to 10:00p seven days a week. Tickets can also be order online  through the constant contact site at: > . Admission will include Pancakes, Bacon, Sausage, Eggs , and Potatoes. Juice, Coffee, Tea, & Milk will be served.
    Bogota Beautiful  looking for anyone wishing to volunteer to help with the breakfast. They require assistance with serving, waiting tables, and general clean-up.
   For more information about  this and other Bogota Beautiful project,  how to volunteer with, or to donate to Bogota Beautiful please visit their website at:

  The next board meeting of Bogota Beautiful will be on Wednesday 18-March at 7:30p This will be held in the Borough Council Chambers located on the second floor of Borough Hall at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ 

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