Saturday, December 23, 2017

Bogota Beautiful

   On Wednesday-20- December Bogota Beautiful held it's board meeting for December. Some of the upcoming projects were announced for the new year. Their first event will be a series of Zumba Nights in association with Bogart Church.  These will occur every Tuesday starting on 2-January. This program is scheduled to continue until Tuesday-27-March-2018.  They will be one hour session starting at 7:00p and run by Gisela Medina. This will take place at Bogart Church's new Community space.  Each session will cost will be $10 per person, or $25 for a family of three or more.  Tickets will available at the door. Process from this event will go to help fund Bogota Beautiful project for 2017. Bogart Church is located at 263 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ

  The night event announced was the 2018 International Potluck Dinner with the Bogota Public Library.  This will take place on Saturday-17-February-2018. It will be held in the second floor Senior Center located at 375 Larch Ave Bogota, NJ. This will begin at 4:00p and run to 6:00p. They are planning a Valentine theme and would like any Ethnic , or Cultural that may reflex that feeling. They are looking for all aspects of food items including appetizers, main courses, sides, desserts, and beverages. Admission is a food item to share with members of the community. It is also asked that anyone attending please bring items to be donated to local food banks. Please contact Bogota Beautiful to arrange what item you will be donating to the dinner.

   Newer projects announce was that the Bogota Beautiful will be scheduled for Saturday-21-April-2018. This may be in cooperation with the Bogota Environmental Commission and may also have a Clothing Exchange to help recycle wearable clothing to those who may want to trade, or donate  to others.
   Bogota Beautiful has been contacted by Arts Bergen to aid in finding local Artist and locations to beautify public street item. This will be similar to the painting of unity boxes in Hackensack earlier this year. No time table has been set, but they looking into the Spring and Summer of 2018.
   The Bogota Community Garden will be opening their plots for rental for the 2018 growing season. They will start taking reservation starting in January 2018 for more information about joining Bogota Community Garden please contact them at: 

  Finally it was announced that at the next Bogota Beautiful will be on Wednesday 17- January-2018. At this meeting their will be elections for the 2018  Bogota Beautiful Board of Directors. This will be held at the Kennedy Emergency Services Building located at 69 W. Main St Bogota, NJ starting at 7:30p. And is open to the Public
 For more information  on volunteering for any of these project. To join Bogota Beautiful as a Active, or Prospective member, or to donate to help Bogota Beautiful please visit their website at :  or email them at: 

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