Some events happening in and around Bogota for the weekend starting Thursday 21-May.
the Bogota Borough Council will be holding their regular Council meeting and work session starting at 7:30p. It will take place in the Council Chambers of Borough Hall. Borough Hall is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ. This meeting is open to the public.
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All Bogota Public schools will be closed on Friday 22- May and Monday 25-May in observance of Memorial Day. The Friday closing is the result of the Board of Education not using all the scheduled weather closing this past Winter.
The Bogota Public Library will be closed on Saturday & Monday 25- May in observance of Memorial Day.
Will be Memorial Day The following will be closed:
All Schools of the Bogota Board of Education. St.Joseph's School, Trinity School, and Bogart School. The Bogota Public Library will be closed. Bogota Borough Hall will be closed for business. There will be no Trash collection for those who have regularly schedule Monday pick-up. The Thursday Pick-up will proceed as scheduled.
- The Bogota Fire Dept. , Rescue Squad, and First Aid Squad.will have their annual inspection in front of Borough Hall starting at 9:00p
- The Bogota Volunteer Fire Dept. will hold their remembrance ceremony starting at 10:00a at the service memorial in Borough Hall Park.
- The Bogota VFW, American Legion and the Borough of Bogota will hold their Memorial Day Service starting at 11:00a. This will take place in front of Borough Hall located at 375 Larch Ave Bogota, NJ This event is free and opened to the Public.
- The Bogota Memorial Day Parade will start at Palisades Ave & Cedar St in Bogota. This will kick off at 2:00p The Parade will travel North on Palisade to E. Main St. It will turn left onto E. Main St and cross over the 1st Lt. Albert Graf Bridge to Elm Ave. It will make a right turn onto Elm ave and travel north to W. Grove St. It will turn Left onto W. Grove to Larch Ave. It will turn Left onto Larch Ave and travel South to Bogota Borough Hall and will end after passing by the reviewing stand.
In past year active duty military personnel on leave in New York for Fleet week have joined the parade. No active duty personnel will be able to travel to Bogota and join in this year ceremonies.
The Bogota Girls scouts working with the Knight of Columbus from Bogota are holding a food drive for St. Joseph's food pantry during the Memorial Day Parade. They will collecting food items as they march in the parade. They will be accepting non-perishable food items as well as paper products including toilet paper, tissues, paper towels and other toiletries item to donate to the St. Joseph's food bank to help those in need during the Summer months.
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