The Jackson Heights Beautification Group's mission is to preserve, restore, revitalize and maintain the community of Jackson Heights.
JH's newest school PS 398

JH’s newest school PS 398

In September 2019, Jackson Heights will open PS 398.  It is being built at the corner of 34th Avenue and 69th Street (across from the Bowling Alley).  The school will open in stages and eventually have 476 seats between Prek to 5th grade.  
Gardening - Saturday, June 24th at Food Bazaar

Gardening – Saturday, June 24th at Food Bazaar

About 5 years ago we started working at the end of the Food Bazaar  parking lot (34th Avenue and Junction Blvd).  There was hard dirt where someone fed pigeons.  It took some time, but not it is a beautiful garden.  This weekend we will be doing basic maintenance.   Come...
Summer Sundays in the Park 2017

Summer Sundays in the Park 2017

    Summer Sundays in the Park 2017 Travers Park Sundays at 4 PM* *unless otherwise noted July 2 –   Jackson Heights Orchestra (Classical) 9 –   King Solomon Hicks (Blues & Jazz) 16 – Do The Needful (Classic Bollywood) 23 – Soloist in America (Classical / Mexican) 30 – Issa Cabrera Quartet...
JH Jazz Festival July 6 - 9th

JH Jazz Festival July 6 – 9th

  Jackson Heights Jazz Festival July 6th to July 9th.  This will be part of Summer Sundays in the Park on Sunday, July 9th at 4 PM at Traver’s Park.
What is your opinion about Jackson Heighs?

What is your opinion about Jackson Heighs?

The Jackson Heights Beautification Group has begun its spring events and we would like your input on what you would like to see us working on in the neighborhood.  Are you happy with the neighborhood?  What would you like to see changed?  How could JHBG make the place better?  What...
Help JHBG get it done - please donate

Help JHBG get it done – please donate

For 28 years JHBG has been making Jackson Heights a greener and friendlier place to live. We hope you will help us continue to do this by becoming a member.  Donate to JHBG. Our membership costs only $25. Before JHBG, Jackson Heights was a very different place; it was a fast fading neighborhood, rampant...
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Garden Tour Saturday, June 10th

Garden Tour Saturday, June 10th

On Saturday, June 10th we take the weekend off to check out all the gardens.  We return on June 17 workign at the JH Post Office.  
Historic Weekend Garden Tours June 10th and 11th

Historic Weekend Garden Tours June 10th and 11th

Rain date for Garden Tour: June 17th  –  all other events rain or shine Slide Lecture on the History of Jackson Heights At 10:45am and 12:15pm at the Community Church, 81-10 35th Avenue; FREE   Exhibition of Vintage Photos/Memorabilia From 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Community Church, 81-10 35th Avenue; FREE View original photographs, marketing...
Historic Weekend

Historic Weekend

Rain date for Garden Tour: June 17th  –  all other events rain or shine Slide Lecture on the History of Jackson Heights At 10:45 am and 12:15 pm at the Community Church, 81-10 35th Avenue; FREE   Exhibition of Vintage Photos/Memorabilia From 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Community Church, 81-10 35th Avenue; FREE...

Garden Tour and History of JH Lecture

Saturday, June 3rd starting PS 69 Butterfly Garden

Saturday, June 3rd starting PS 69 Butterfly Garden

Thanks to all the volunteers who came out and helped us at PS 69 this weekend!     This year PS 69 created a Butterfly Garden.  JHBG has been working on the PS 69 garden for a few years now. We have gotten the grass to grow with the removal of the overgrown bushes in...
Tree Care - Sunday, June 4 at 10 AM

Tree Care – Sunday, June 4 at 10 AM

Sunday, June 4, volunteers will be working on street trees on 37th Avenue starting at 10 AM.  Come out and help our street trees flourish.  The life of a street tree on 37th Avenue is difficult, so come out and help them thrive.  Meet Len at 10 AM at 80th Street.
Gardening at PS 92, June 3 (re-scheduled)

Gardening at PS 92, June 3 (re-scheduled)

So the new addition to PS 92 opened last September, but they are still finishing the building.  The landscaper planted around the new building.  Last year we worked on part of the old building constructing a fence and planting along the north side of the school.  This year we will return to finish planting the...
Spring Concert

Spring Concert

Teachers from the Performing Arts Conservatory of NY will be performing on Sunday at Steinway Hall in Manhattan at 1122 6th Avenue at 1:30 PM.  Call the school at 718-639-1469 for more information.
A Garden Tour of Hampton Court

A Garden Tour of Hampton Court

  JHBG presents 35-56 79th Street  – look for the balloons Saturday May 20th, 2:00* Come see the lovely gardens of Hampton Court and meet with your Jackson Heights neighbors in the process. The tour will give an insiders view of how the Hampton Court gardeners work, along with their ideas and reflections on this...
Jackson Heights Orchestra Performs May 17th

Jackson Heights Orchestra Performs May 17th

Please join us on the 17th for our final concert of the season. There will be a new piece written for Koto and Orchestra performed by the JH resident composer Kento Iwasaki. This will be an evening of many short and fun pieces. A great kids and adult experience. Hope to see you there. jh...
Gardening in the Rain at IS 145

Gardening in the Rain at IS 145

It was a rainy, cold day, but we got the job done.  Working with dedicated volunteers who came out in the rain to trim back some branches, put in 2 flower beds and plant grass seed.  We hope with some more sun light, the garden will flourish.  Next week, students will plant some flowers.  ...

Back on Board: Greg Louganis Documentary Screening

Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017 Time: 7-9 p.m.  Q & A with the Producer: After the screening Please join Jackson Heights Creates for a neighborhood screening of the award-winning documentary “Back on Board: Greg Louganis.” The film, which was produced by Jackson Heights resident Will Sweeney, chronicles the life & legacy of Olympic champion diver...