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Saturday, February 23, 2019

This Weeks Events

24-February-2019

Some events scheduled to take place in and around Bogota, for the week starting on Sunday-24-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

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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.





Monday-25-February
Bogota

The Bogota Public  Library will have their Youth's Sewing Club meeting.  This is  open to  Students ages 9-18.  This will teach anyone the art of sewing. There will be a chance to learn machine, and hand sewing as well as shown different project and types of material. This will be from 1:00p to 4:00p in the back reading room.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-25-February
Bogota
The Bogota Public Library will present their Adventurer Book Club.  This is for Students in First & Second Grade. This month's book will be "Owen" by Kevin Henkes. There will also be crafts and games based on this book.
 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 call them at 201-488-7185.
    The Bogota Public library is located at 375 Larch Ave. Bogota, NJ.  






Monday-25-February
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.   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-25-February
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-25-February
Bogota
 Bogota Beautiful and the Northern New Jersey Community Foundation( NNJCF) will host a joint meeting to discuss the Fence Weaving project on the Bogota Earth Day event on Saturday-4-May.  The purpose of this meeting is to introduce the Northern New jersey Community Foundation, and to show to the public how this  "Fence Weaving" installation will work. As part of Earth Day  one of the fences of the ball field along the W. Main St extension in Olsen Park has been chosen to be use.  The Public is welcome to attend. This will be held at the Bogota Recreation Center located on 162 W. Main St. Bogota, NJ.



example of fence weaving

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Monday-25-February
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-26-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.  

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Tuesday-26-February
Bogota
   The Bogota Board of Education  will have their  next meeting starting at 7:00p. 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.

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Thursday-28-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 & Friday-28-February & 1 -March
Bogota
 The library is again working with AARP this year to provided assistance in tax preparation. This will be available on Thursday and Fridays from now until Saturday 15- April.  This is targeted to anyone over the age of 60 who could also be collecting Social Security .  
   To register for  the tax aide, 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-2-March
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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Saturday-2 March
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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Bogota Sports

Tuesday-26-February
Bogota

Men's Basketball-    #1 seed Bogota will play #16 Waldwick  in the first round of the NJSIAA North 1, Group 1 Tournament, on Tuesday-26 February. This will take place on the Jay Mahoney Court at Speary Gym Tip-off time is scheduled for 7:00p. 



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