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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Weekend Events

20-September-2018

Some events scheduled to take place in and around Bogota, for the Week starting on  Thursday-20-September. Times and dates may change due weather or other circumstances. Please contact the event for the most up to date information.  More events will be added when they become available.


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Continuing
 Starting on Monday-26- February the main parking lot and front entrance to Bogota High School will be closed. This is due to the reconstruction of the Parking lot. Work is scheduled to continue until First week of September-2018.   All access to the High School will be through the side door on the North side of the building.







Continuing 

  Starting on Sunday-1 July-2018 the Borough of Bogota will change the ordnance in what can be recycled. Bottle & cans recycling pick-up the Borough of Bogota will now be limited to: Aluminium, Glass, Bi-metal/Tin cans. Aluminium foils and pie plates will be accepted but must be clean. Plastic Containers with the symbol  1, 2, or 5  only  will also be accepted.   All recyclable material must be placed in  reusable trash receptacles.  Items places in plastic bag will not be collected. Paper and cardboard recycling remains unchanged.
   The  collectible the products that have been removed from the accepted list will now be accepted by The Borough of Bogota in cooperation with the Ridgefield Park  environmental commission and collected in a separate way. The Trex Corporation has provided bins to accept the following item. Grocery bags, bread bags, case overwrapping, dry cleaning bags, newspaper sleeves, ice bags, wood pellet bags, zip lock & other re-seal able bags, produce bags, bubble wrap, salt bags, and cereal bags. All  recyclable materials must be clean, dry and free of food residue. For every 500 pounds of plastic collected the Trex Corporation will donate a new park bench, made from recycled materials. The benches will be donated to both Bogota and Ridgfield Park on a rotating basis. As of now a Trex collection bin is in the lobby of the Bogota Borough Hall and  the Bogota Public Library can be accessed  during  regular business hours. More bins are planned for other locations in the future.
  The collection day under the new rules will be Thursday-5-July (due to the Fourth of July Holiday) Then every other Wednesday. 

  For more information please see the accompanying poster below.






Thursday-Sunday-20 to 23-September
Bogota
Starting on Thursday 20-Sept. and going until Sunday 23- Sept. The St.Joseph's Church will hold their 11th annual Carnival and Food Festival.  Rides will open at 6:00p and run until 10:00p Weekdays, and 11:00p on Weekends. They will be selling super 50/50 tickets for $100 /ticket.  This year there will only be 100 tickets sold. The grand prize will be 35% of the money raised . A second prize of 15% will also be awarded. They are also looking for Volunteers to help with each day of the Carnival.  For more information, or to register to volunteer  please contact Carol Bobat at 201-3425976. This will take place in the parking lot across from the Church located at Palisade Ave. & E. Ft. Lee Rd
  Each night of the festival the Bogota Police will close Palisade Ave from 6:00p-10:00p  in both directions. This will extend from E. Ft. Lee Rd to E. Main Sts. Including parts of Hill St. and 4th Pl.

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



Thursday-20-September
Bogota
  The Bogota  Public Library will  be hosting a workshop on how to protect your family with retirement savings and final expenses. This will be presented by  representatives from New York Life Insurance Company.  It is scheduled to start at 7:30p. This is a free event, but anyone attending is asked to register with the library in advance.   To register for this event, or for more information please  about this and other Library events visit their web site at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  

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




Thursday-20-September
Bogota
 The Bogota Borough Council will be holding their regular meeting and work session. This is schedule to start at 7:30p. It will take place in the Council Chambers located on the second floor at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  This meeting is open to the public. 


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



Thursday-20-September
Teaneck, NJ

The next day of the Teaneck Farmers Market  for this season. Shoppers will be able purchase locally grown  and produced food items.  This annual event will be every Thursday from June to the end of October. The stand open at 12:00 noon and continue until 6:00p   The Teaneck Farmers Market is located in the municipal parking lot along Beverly Rd Teaneck, NJ. There is additional parking available near by.
   Later in the season  the market has a few extra events such as  a fitness demonstration,  a knife sharpener,  food tasting, and a blood drive.  For more information, and a schedule of upcoming events please visit their facebook page at:  https://www.facebook.com/TeaneckFarmersMarket/
 (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)






Friday-21-September
Bogota
   The Bogota  Public Library  host their Toddler play group. This is an opportunity for   young children and their Parents to play and relax in a safe area. This will  start at 10:30a and be held in the second floor Senior Centre.For more information please  about this and other Library events visit their web site at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ. 

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




Friday-21-September
Hackensack, NJ
    The Hackensack Performing Arts Center will present a Night of Music with Dreena.  The Concert is schedule to begin at 8:00p. Tickets are priced at $15.00 For more information please visit their website at: www.hacpac.org   Hackensack Performing Arts Center is located at  102 State Street Hackensack, NJ 

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




           

Saturday-22-September
Bogota
 The Bogota Public Library will present  Reading to Abbey starting at 10:30a.  Abbey is a therapy dog who comes to public libraries in order to aid  help students who may have challenges in reading. This a chance for the Students to practice their reading skills by reading to Abbey.  This is a free event, but anyone attending is asked to register with the library in advance.   To register for this event, or for more information please  about this and other Library events visit their web site at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/
The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  

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



Saturday-22-September
Bogota
  The Bogota Public Library will host a workshop for young athletes in Bogota  This will be the first of four Saturday's to encourage Students to learn more about how learning any sport can be beneficial in everyday life. It will be in two separate age groups.  One group for anyone ages from 2-7 will run from  11:00a. to noon.  All Students who participate must be accompanied by a Parent or Guardian throughout the event. This is a free event, but anyone attending is asked to register with the library in advance.  
 To register for this event, or for more information please  about this and other Library events visit their web site at :  http://www.bogotapubliclibrary.org/ or register at HTTPS://WWW.TFAFORMS.COM/4602619  The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.     
  (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ) 





Saturday-22-September
Bogota
The Bogota Band Parents will again sponsor its Town Wide Garage Sale  It will run from 10:00a to 4:00p rain or shine. The cost to participate is $15.00 this will allow the seller to have their address listed on the official garage sale map and  they will receive yard sign for their address show that are a participant. Process from the registration fee will go to help support the Bogota High School Marching Buccaneer Band. To join as a Official seller , or any other information about the Garage Sale please visit their website at : https://gobandgo.info/ 
  The Bogota Band Parents is another group of Families who  join together to help fund the High School program when School fund are not available.  Some of the help provided is trip planning and addition transportation to away football game, and Band competitions. Providing  chaperoning for trips and other items needed to a successful Band program. Any one interested in becoming a Band Parent member or for more information about the Bogota Band Parents please  email them at : gobandgo@gmail.com

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



Sunday-23-September
Bogota
   The next  day of the Healthy Running Series  for Bogota. Healthy Kids Running Series a nonprofit organization that gets boys and girls Pre-K through Middle School active, feel accomplished and lays the foundation for a healthy lifestyle, compete in their first race of the five-consecutive-week Series. This will take place at Fiegel Field starting at 4:30p. It will run for 5 straight weeks ending on Sunday 14-October. Fees start at $10.00 for one race. or $35 for the entire series of five races. For more information please contact  Zabrina Kearns at: hkrsbogota@gmail.com or at 201-970-0335



Sunday-23-September
Ridgefield Park, NJ
   The Ridgefield Park Green Team is holding their first Clothing Swap. This will take place in McGowan Park  located on Bergen Turnpike in Ridgefield Park, NJ . It will begin at 12:00n and run until 4:00p. For more information please contact Chelsea at 347-822-5889

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

Bogota Sports 
     


Thursday-20-Sept   
Volleyball-                vs Emerson 4:00p at Speary Gym.  
Soccer-                        at Emerson 4:00p

Friday-21-Sept.
Volleyball-                vs West Morris 6:00p at Speary Gym
Junior Football      at Weehawken  Pee-Wee kickoff at 6:00p the other divisions to follow.

Saturday-22-Sept.
Football-                    vs Wood-Ridge 1:00p at Feigel Field 
    
Monday-24-Sept
Soccer-                        at Midland Park 4:00p


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