Thursday, June 4, 2015

Bogota Day 2015


    Some updated , and additional information about Bogota Day 2015.

    The Bogota Recreation Commission is hosting Bogota Day 2015. This will take place in Olsen Park Bogota, NJ on Saturday 13-June. The event will kickoff at 12:00 noon with a performance be the Bogota High School Jazz Band.  Music throughout the event will be provided by DJ Hector Martinez with the Sounds of Music. Some other entertainment that is scheduled will be" Triangulo" a New York dance studio dedicated to the art of the  Argentine Tango. 'Dance3volution"  a Hackensack  dance school expanding the horizons of modern dance by including all form of dance. Just added is a Bogota based band, "As Glory Fades",  they will be a Heavy Metal and Metalcore  sound to the evening's entertainment. All performances will be at the Bandshell of Olsen Park.
   More activities will be rides for for the Student (prices to be announced latter).  There will be a Car & Motorcycle  show sponsored by Hackensack Auto Repair & Collision. The vehicles will be on display along Bogota Day Blvd. ( the W. Main St ext.).Registration is still available for $10. Day of the show registration will be available for $15. To register please go to:  The Car show starts at 12:00 noon and will continue throughout the day.  Bogota Beautiful will be offer bus tours of Bogota throughout the day. These will be  4  half hour tours of  Bogota highlighting the historic and other points of interest of Bogota, NJ. Tour are scheduled at 11:00a 12:00a 2:00p & 3:00p. There will be a suggested donation of $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for Students under 16. Sign-up is available in advance by going to their website  at:

  A number of local organizations will be onhand selling food, having activities, along with information about their programs.

Some of the food vendors are;
-Bogota Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary selling Root Beer Floats
-Knights of Columbus selling Sausage & Peppers / Water
 They will also have a food pantry donation table (Come out and bring a can of food for the Food Pantry)
-Bogota Baseball Organization (BBO) will have their snack bar  open with (Hot Dogs, Hot Pretzels Drinks, Candy, Chips)

Bogota Recreation Department will  have Beer Garden entrance with proper ID only.

-Bogota Republican Club selling Meatball Subs, Watermelon, Fruit and Juices

-Bogota Community Alliance La Alianza Comunal de Bogota will have Spanish Food & Face Painting and an appearance of  Miss Bogota Beauty Queens

-Bogota  Lady Bucs Volleyball Team selling Tacos, Nachos & Cheese

-Bogota JR/HS Band Parents Organization (BPO) selling Hamburgers, Cheeseburgers & Water

-Friends of Bogota Public Library selling Cookies, Cakes and Brownies

 Other groups will be 

-Bogota Beautiful with  tickets for the Bogota Bus Tour, Information Table & Lemonade

-Bogota Fire Company #3 
Pre-Sale of Circus Tickets to the circus performance scheduled for Bogota on 9/22/2015 

-Bogota Democratic Club  with Games


-Bogota Cub Scout Pack 5 will have an Information Table/Recruit


-Bogota Girl Scouts will have an Information Table

-Kids' Safety Awareness Program (KSAP) will have Information Table/Safety Products/Raffles

-Oradell Health Care Center (Oradell)  will provide Blood Pressure testing  & Information Table

More activities may be added at a later date. There will also be craft show with artist displaying their works for sale.

Rain date is Sunday 14-June for more information about Bogota Day 2015 please visit the Bogota Recreation Commission's website at:

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