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Sunday, April 28, 2019

This Weeks Events

28-April-2019

Some events scheduled to take place in and around Bogota, for the Week starting on Sunday-28-April. 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 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-28-April
Bogota


 The Healthy Kids Running Series will hold their next series of sessions for the Spring. This will be the first of the five day  events in the Healthy  Kids Running Series  for the Spring of 2019 in 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 5-May.  Price for one session is $10.00 For the entire series is $35.00 Runners can chose to race in as many as they would like. 
 For more information please contact  Zabrina Kearns at: hkrsbogota@gmail.com or at 201-970-0335

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Monday-29-April
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-29-April
Bogota

  The Bogota  Public Library host a workshop on lawn care. This will be presented by Rutgers University Master Gardener and landscape designer Arnie Friedman to learn how to create a lush yard that looks great, requires little maintenance, and is environmentally friendly. 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-29-April
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.


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Tuesday-30-April
Bogota
 The next lecture of the Bogota Library’s 125th history series  will be focused on the Hackensack River present by the Hackensack River Keepers.  This will be featuring photographs, facts another information that illustrate the river’s natural and cultural histories.This schedule to start at 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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Tuesday-30-April
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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Wednesday 1- May 
Bogota
  The Bogota VFW Ralph Hall post #5561  will hold its annual Loyalty day event starting at 7:00p. This will take placed in the lower hall located at 291 West Shore Ave in Bogota, NJ. The VFW will announce the winners of this years Patriots Pen and Voice of Democrat essay contest. 
This is open to the Public and  is a free event.

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Thursday-2-May
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.  


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Thursday-2-May
Bogota  
The Bogota Borough Council will be holding their regular Council meeting  and work session starting at 7:30p.  This will be held in the Council Chambers located on the second floor  of 375 Larch Ave. Bogota NJ   This meeting is open to the public. 

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Saturday-4-May
Bogota

   The Bogota  Emergency Service Youth Academy  will be handing out applications for Class 08. Student who will be entering grades 7,8,and 9th  for the school year starting in September 2019 are eligible to apply.  Applications will be available starting at 7:00a at the Bogota Police Headquarters ( or at the W.Broad St. firehouse). 
    Over the past several years the line to pick up application has starting forming one to two hours before the starting time. It is recommended that the Student themselves pick-up the application, this helps show the Academy officials that the Student is serious about being apart of the Youth Academy.  After that date application may be pick-up at Police Headquarters.  Applications must be returned to  Police Headquarters no later the Saturday 11-May at 7:00p 
   For more information,  about the  Bogota Police Emergency Services Youth Academy please visit their website at : www.bpesya.com  or by email at BPESYA@outlook.com
   The Bogota Police Emergency Services Youth Academy has been developing the Students of Bogota, and is recognized one of the finest youth programs in Northern New Jersey.This program  is becoming  an important part in the the education of Bogota Students.



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Saturday-4-May
Bogota
The Bogota Public Library will host a workshop on how to test home drinking water.   This will be presented by Cecilia E. Velasco from Your  Health Secrets.com, a water technician with Ultra Pure to learn more about water. She will test chlorine, heavy metals, pH and minerals from different sources of water. Find out how bottled water compares to tap and how water filters and purifiers work.Have your water tested, bring samples from home! Register below or call 201-488-7185. This will start at 11:00a 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-4-May
Bogota

 Bogota Beautiful will hold their Earth Day event on Saturday-4-May.  The event is schedule to start at 11:00a and run to 3:00p.  For this year’s event Bogota Beautiful is partnering with the Northern New Jersey Community Foundation ( NNJCF)  and its ArtsBergen group to create  a fence weaving  installation along the Little League field in Olsen Park.  This is also in celebration of Bogota’s 125th Anniversary. Other projects that will be worked on that day includes: The W. Main St clean-up and spring planting. The cleaning and maintenance on the Bogota World War I and Community Garden along River Rd. and a power washing of the Environmental Walkway  along the banks of the Hackensack River in Olsen Park. 
  Other events schedule to happen that day is a workshop from the group  Bees, Trees, and Water which  bringing awareness to the important  providing  a healthy environment in local communities. Danielle Fede from The Bogota Green Team, along with the Bogota Environmental Commission will be giving away tree saplings. These trees are made possible by the NJ tree Recovery Campaign to help restore trees that have been damaged, or fallen from the effects of Hurricane Sandy. They will be given away on a first come, first serve basis.
    Bogota Beautiful is still accepting sign-ups for anyone wishing to be a Volunteer on this day. The number of Volunteers that sign up will help them plan on how many areas will be work on that day. They are also accepting donations of any equipment to  help with the clean up. Gloves, hats, racks, shoves, broom, or any other type of lawn equipment will be accepted. They are also looking for anyone who has their own power equipment to volunteer  their  services on that day.  Anyone with tillers, leaf blowers,  power washers and cordless mowers would be welcome.  Bogota Beautiful is also interested in any business who would be able donate refreshment for the Volunteers. Water, snack, fruit, and Sandwiches are the primary need to get the Volunteers going on a late spring afternoon. High School and College Student will be awarded community service credit for volunteering for this event. Anyone wishing to be apart of this project is asked to contact Bogota Beautiful at:   http://www.bogotabeautiful.com/  or https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bogotas-earth-day-2019 . They can also be contacted by email them at:  bogotabeautiful@gmail.com  

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Saturday-4-May
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-6-April
Ridgefield Park, NJ

  The Friends of the Food Pantry is holding a Wine and Food Tasting at the Hazelton Heights Hook and Ladder Co #2 Located at 93 Hazelton St. Ridgefield Park, NJ The tasting will start at 7:00p. Tickets at priced at $35.00 per person in advance only. Process will go to the Food Bank at St. Francis of Assisi.  For more information or to order tickets please call  201-440-5959

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Saturday-4-May
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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Sunday-5-May
Bogota 

 The Healthy Kids Running Series will hold their next series of sessions for the Spring. This will be the first of the five day  events in the Healthy  Kids Running Series  for the Spring of 2019 in 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 5-May.  Price for one session is $10.00 For the entire series is $35.00 Runners can chose to race in as many as they would like. 
 For more information please contact  Zabrina Kearns at: hkrsbogota@gmail.com or at 201-970-0335

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




Bogota Sports

Monday-29-April.
Varsity Softball-           vs Waldwick 4:00p at Lady Buc Field in Olsen Park 
Varsity Baseball -         at Waldwick 4:00p 

Track & Field -                NJIC Patriot Division Championship at Emerson

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