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Sunday, October 14, 2018

This Weeks Events

14-October-2018

Some events scheduled to take place in and around Bogota, for the week starting on Sunday-14-October. 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.







Continuing 

Bogota High School  Senior Emilio Briones has been been named one of nine Student Athletes in week 3 of the 2018 Heart of a Giant Award .  To vote for Mr. Broines please go to: Heart of a Giant/Emilio Briones  Voting closes Sunday-14-October at 11:59 p.m. to accumulate the most votes within the Week 3 group. Anyone CAN VOTE 1 TIME EVERY 24 HOURS, PER DEVICE. 
  





Monday-1-October
Bogota
October to December
    Monday-1- October will be the start of Leaf Season. Home Owners are allowed to place raked, leaves and grass cutting  in the street , along the curb, in front of their residents.  It is ask that the piles be placed in such a way as not to interfere with traffic, and away from storm sewers and drain to prevent flooding , or other water build-up. Leaf Season is schedule to end on Monday -17- December after that date all yard waste must be placed in brown leaf bags for pick-up. 


Sunday-14-October 
Bogota
  This will be the final 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


Monday-15-October 
Bogota

     The Bogota Public Library will offer an AARP  Defensive Driving Course. This is designed for drivers over the age of 50 and will explain update driving rules and teach defensive driving techniques. This will start at 10:15 a and be held in the second floor Senior Centre  There is a $15 fee for AARP members and $20 for non-members  and 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.  


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Monday-15-October 
Bogota
    The next meeting will be held in the second floor of the Bogota Library. At this meeting members are to bring a recipe from this month book, and serve it to the other members as a potluck dinner. While over dinner members can discuss the book, why the chose their dish, and what was it like in the cooking process.  Their next book will be "Dinner in an Instant" by  Melissa Clark. This is a collection of recipes that should allow a person to prepare weekdays meals ahead of time. 
  Bogota's Test Kitchen is scheduled to hold their meeting on the third Monday of the month in order to give the members the weekend to prepare their chosen dish. This is a free event and open to anyone over the age of 18 years old.  Anyone wishing to participate must register before hand, with the cookbook of the month available at the Library. 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.  
           
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Monday-15-October 
Bogota
The Bogota Public Library will present  Coffee, Cookies, and Colouring. This is designed to have a moment of relaxation by joining other for some cookies & coffee while passing the time to do some colouring. This is open to anyone 16 years of age or over. It will run from 6:00p-7:00p. 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.  



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Monday-15-October 
Bogota
    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 Mayor's 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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Tuesday-16-October 
Bogota
   The Bogota Public Library will have the following program:  Makers Lab for Students 4:00p -5:00p, 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.  

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Tuesday-16-October 
Bogota
   The Bogota  Public Library will  host Yoga classes lead by Conor Michael Murphy. This is open to anyone 18 years or older regardless of their level. It is asked anyone wishing to attend please bring their own yoga mat, or towel, and their own water bottle. This is a free event and open to anyone. 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.  

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Tuesday-16-October 
Bogota
 The Bogota  Public Library will  host a workshop presented  by Catherine Santoro . This is show you how to improve the quality of your life through The Emotion Code and The Body Code.. This is a free event and open to anyone. 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.  

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Tuesday-16-October 
Bogota
     The Bogota Board of Education meeting  for September.  This is schedule to he held in the Bogota High School Cafeteria. The meeting is schedule to start at 7:00p . This is open to the public. The Cafeteria is located on the second floor of 2 Henry Luthin Pl. Bogota. NJ


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Wednesday & Thursday-17 & 18-October 
Bogota
The Bogota  Public Library will have  story time reading  starting at 10:30a. También habrá Historias leídas en español en este momento. This is open available to any Student wishing to join in.  This will be held  under the tree in the Nikki Spiegel Story Time Corner. This is a free event and open to anyone. 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.  

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Wednesday -17-October 
Bogota

Bogota Beautiful has their next board meeting starting at 7:30p. This is schedule to take place at the Kennedy Emergency Service Building located at 69 W. Main St. Bogota, NJ. The Public is welcome to attend. For more information please visit their website at: 
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Thursday 18-October 
Bogota
        The next discussion  in the Bogota Public Library Author Talks series will  start at 7:00p. This will feature Jeff Ryan's   "A Mouse Divided: How Ub Iwerks Became Forgotten, and Walt Disney Became Uncle Walt"   This will tell the story starting, in 1928, about the creation of Mickey Mouse and how Walt Disney went on to form his own company. 
    These are free events, 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.  )

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Thursday 18-October 
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. 


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Thursday- 18-October 
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/
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Friday- 19-October 
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. 

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Friday- 19-October 
Ridgefield Park, NJ
  The Cultural and Arts District of Downtown Ridgefield Park will be hosting an open reception  at Art Mora beginning at 7:00p.  This is a chance to learn about the creation of an Arts district in The Village of Ridgefield Park. This is open to the public and is a free event. For more information  please contact them at: ridgefieldparkarts@gmail.com  . Arts Mora is located at 222 Main St. Ridgefield Park, NJ.

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Saturday-20-October 
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.  

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Saturday-20-October 
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.   
  
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Saturday-20-October 
Ridgefield Park, NJ
  The Green Team of Ridgefield Park and Bogota will be holding a Styrofoam Recycling event.  This will take place at the Ridgefield Park Dept. of Public Works  building located at 24 Industrial Ave. Ridgefield Park, NJ. They will be accepting used styrofoam packaging that is  dry, clean and, and uncontaminated. Packing Peanuts will not be accepted.  This is open to residents and Businesses in Bogota and Ridgefield Park.  For more information please contact them at:  greenteam@ridgefieldpark.org

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Sunday-21-October 
Ridgefield Park, NJ
   
  The Ridgefield Park Elks Lodge # 1506 will be holding a All you can eat Breakfast. This will start at 8:30a and go until 12:00 noon Prices are $10 for Adults and $5 for student 12 and under. The Breakfast will feature an Omelette station, Pancakes, Bacon,Sausage, French toast, & scrambled eggs. There will also be pastries, cereal along with Coffee, Tea, Milk & Juice. It is asked to bring some Non-perishable food items for the Local Food Pantry.
The Elks lodge is located at the Corner of Spruce & Cedar Sts. Ridgefield Park, NJ
         
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Bogota Sports


Monday-15-Oct
Middle School Soccer-           vs Eastern Christian  4:00p at Zakrzewski Field in Olsen Park 

Middle School Volleyball-    vs Waldwick 4:00p  at Speary Gym
    
Wednesday -17-Oct.
Volleyball-                             vs Verona 7:00p at Speary Gym. The J.V. game will preceded at 5:30p . 
Middle School Soccer-           vs Hawthorne Christian Academy 4:00p at Zakrzewski Field in Olsen Park 
Middle School Volleyball-    at Ridgefield  4:00p  

Thursday-18-Oct   
Volleyball-                  at Midland Park 4:00p. The J.V. game will follow .   
Soccer-                        vs Midland Park 4:00p at Zakrzewski Field in Olsen Park.
JVSoccer-                    at Midland Park 4:00p

Friday-19- Oct 
Football-                                     open date as the road team.
Middle School Soccer-           at Secaucus   4:00p
Middle School Volleyball-    vs Paramus 4:00p  at Speary Gym

Saturday-20-Oct  
Cross Country-        Bergen County Championships at Darlington Park. 9:00a



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