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Saturday, February 16, 2019

This Weeks Events

16-February-2019

Some events scheduled to take place in and around Bogota, for the week starting on Sunday-16-February. 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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Until 28-February
Bogota, NJ
   The Bogota Public Library is looking for submission for their Freeze Frame Bogota project.
This is part of the Bogota 125th Anniversary celebration.
  They are looking for contributions from current and former resident of Bogota to share their stories and photos about living in Bogota, NJ.  Everyone is welcome to contribute and photo(s) and a brief essay describing it. All contributors will be invited to a presentation workshop in the Library in April. Library Staff will help in editing the essays  which will be included at an 125th Anniversary exhibit to be held at the Bogota Public Library in May. 
  All submission must to sent to the Library before Thursday-28-February. Please sent a photos and essay to bogotanj125@gmail.com for consideration. For more information please visit the Bogota 125th Anniversary:   http://bogotanj125.org/  or at:  https://conta.cc/2G67H4D

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




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.






Sunday-17-February
Bogota
The New Jersey Blood Services will be holding a blood drive in the Senior Center located at 375 Larch Ave. The drive will start at 10:00a  and go to 4:00p,  Along with the collection of red blood cells as well as blood  platelets. The blood cells are use for transfusions for anyone who need to replenish their system due to an accident or surgery. Platelets are use to aid in blood clotting that are use for those going through cancer treatments , or organ transplants
  If anyone wants to schedule an appointment please: call 917-699-9073.  However all who wish to can come to the firehouse between 3:00- 8:00p and donate without an appointment.
    Anyone may donate if the are between  17-75 years old, in good heath, and weigh at least 110 lbs. A donor is accepted even if they are prescribed medications that are frequently taken, inform the staff of all medication being taken, and it is recommended that a donor have a good meal , and plenty of fluids prior to donating.
    For more information please contact:  http://www.nybloodcenter.org/





Monday-18-February
Bogota
For Presidents Day
The Office of Bogota Borough Hall will be closed
The Bogota Public Library will be closed  Monday 
Bogota Public Schools will be closed , and on Tuesday-19-Feb. for their Winter recess
St. Joseph's School will  be closed as part of their Winter recess starting on Thursday-14-February
Trinity School  will be  be closed 
Bogart School  will be closed


Tuesday-19-February
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.  

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


                                                



Wednesday-20-February
Bogota
  The Bogota Board of Education  will have their  next meeting starting at 7:00p.  This was originally schedule for Tuesday 12-February, but was postponed due to the weather. This will be held in the  High School Cafeteria  located on the second floor of 2 Henry Luthin place Bogota, NJ The Public is invited to attend.


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




Wednesday-20-February
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: 
         (it is asked that while attending this event you  inform them that you saw it on Bogota Blog NJ)




Thursday-21-February
Bogota
The Bogota  Public Library will have  story time reading  starting at 10:30a.  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.  

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





                                       


Thursday-21-February
Bogota

The Bogota Borough Council will be holding their regular Council meeting  and work session starting at 7:30p.  The this meeting there will the official start of the  Borough of Bogota's 125th Anniversary celebration This will be held in the Senior Centre located on the second floor  of 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)

                                        


Saturday-23-February
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)



Saturday-23-February
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.  



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




Saturday-23-February
Bogota
Bogota Public Library  and Bogota Beautiful will host their 4th annual  Community Potluck . This will take place in the Senior Center located on the second floor at 375 Larch Ave. There is no admission price to attend, and it will run from 1:00p to 3:00p.  Anyone wishing to attend must contribute a food item of either an appetizer,  main course, or dessert and should register at: Community Potluck Luncheon so that they will be able to set a menu. All donated food items must be delivered to the library between 11:30a and noon that day.
   Tom Shrnich, from the Library, informed the meeting that he is scheduled to have live  music to perform during the event. In addition to donating an item to be served, anyone attending this event is ask to donate a non-perishable food item to help supply the St. Joseph's Food Bank. Anyone wishing to help with set-up, decorations, and serving should also contact the Library. Any High School Student who volunteers will receive Community Service Hours. 

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




Bogota Sports

Wednesday-20-February
Wrestling-                              Adam Albino at 106 lbs,  Andre Ruiz at 120 lbs, and  John Perez at 138 lbs  have qualified for to the NJISSA Region 2  Wrestling meet at Mount Olive NJ. The first bouts will take place on Wednesday-20-February  at 6:00p. They will continue on  Friday- 22-February at 6:00p and on Saturday -23-February at  9:30a.                      


Thursday-21-February
Men’s Basketball-                        vs Glen Rock 7:00p on Jay Mahoney Court at Speary Gym   


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