Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Weekend Events


   Some events happening in and around Bogota for the weekend starting Thursday 23- April.

Thursday -23-April
   Bixby School will hold it's Talent show starting at 7:00p originally scheduled for March. Due to weather, and testing it was change to Thursday 23- April. This will take place in the School Gymnasium. Bixby School is located at Maplewood & Fishers Aves in Bogota, NJ


   A joint venture of The Bogota High School PTO, Steen school, and Bixby school has come to form Bogota Airlines.  There first operation will be a Tri- School International Festival  on Friday 24- April at the Bogota High School.  This is a chance to tour the world through the cultural background of the Student who attend the Bogota  Public School System.  The event is being hosted by the Bogota High School Multi-Cultural Club.  Tickets for this travel experience start at $5.00 for advance and Seniors, while tickets at the door will be $8.00 at the door.  Departure time is scheduled for 6:30p 
 For more information , and advanced ticket sales please contact:
 Trina Olivo at:  or 
Pauline McDonnell at:

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   The first Bogota Community Earth Day Clean up of Olsen Park & W. Main St. which will take place on Saturday 25- April from 10:00a to 2:00p  They have  commitment from the Bogota Dept. of Public Works to have a schedule pick-up of the trash and other refuse the Volunteer gather during the clean-up. The   Company Reuseit has donated 50 sustainable, reusable Lunch bags. Park Rangers from New York City has signed on to join the clean-up and will help organize the various  project that day.   Home Depot will donate up to $200  worth of equipment. Some of the items will be Safty vest for Volunteers who clean-up near the Streets, Work Gloves, and soil were needed. 
   There has also been a commitment from 64 individuals to Volunteer to  clean up Bogota. Volunteers are ask to be at Olsen Park at 9:30 a that day to help with organizing and set-up. Anyone also looking to Volunteer can register at: Bogota Beautiful Earth Day 2015 There is also a need for some other equipment such as Rakes, Street Brooms, Leaf and trash Grabbers, Cordless leaf blowers, ands a pair of Power Washers. 
    This  will be the First Annual  Community Clean-up  on Saturday -25- April It will be  a celebration of Earth-Day 2015.  This is being sponsored by  local groups  include Bogota Beautiful, the Bogota Environmental Commission,  Bogota Green Team,  Bogota DPW,  Steen Elementary School PTO, Bogota Girl Scouts,  Bogota Rescue Squad and the Bogota Public Library to help maintain Olsen Park.  Volunteers will receive refreshments and a Lunch will also be provided. To register to volunteer to help cleanup please go to:   Bogota Beautiful Earth Day 2015 

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



       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 Mayors 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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