The Jackson Heights Beautification Group's mission is to preserve, restore, revitalize and maintain the community of Jackson Heights.
May 16, JH Orchestra Returns

May 16, JH Orchestra Returns

Come enjoy an evening of Bizet, Debussy, Herbert, Smetana, and Glazunov’s Concerto for Alto Sax and String Orchestra performed by the talented Dylan Ward. March of the Toys by Victor Herbert will be conducted by the winner of the JHBG raffle, the one and only Lila O’Dorehty. The concert is...
Spring Gardening Schedule

Spring Gardening Schedule

We work every Saturday from 10 AM to 1 PM at different locations around Jackson Heights.  We provide gloves, tools, and water so you can dig in.
IS 230 Clean up

IS 230 Clean up

On Saturday, April 28, we will be working again on 34th Avenue.  We will work on the small garden on the side of IS 230 as well as finish work on the new 65th Street space.
Option for integration: How Parents Can Make a Difference

Option for integration: How Parents Can Make a Difference

Monday, May 7th, Dr. Allison Roda, (Molloy College) will present her research on a gentrifying neighborhood in New York City. She finds that in the absence of city policy for integration, parent organizers can have a transformative effect toward building more diverse and high-quality public schools.  In addition, participants will...
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Energy Forum, Thursday, May 17

On Thursday, May 17  at 6:30 PM at the Jewish Center, JHBG will be hosting an Energy Forum. Learn how your building can save money on energy costs. Money in Your Building About 70% of NYC’s greenhouse gas emissions come from heating, cooling, lighting and powering our buildings. NYC Retrofit Accelerator is a free City...

Historic Weekend, June 9th and 10th

When:     Saturday and Sunday,  June 9th and 10th Where:    Community Church at 82nd Street and 35th Avenue. Saturday at 10:45 and 12:15 we have a slide lecture on the history of Jackson Heights which is free.  There will also be a free exhibition of vintage photos and memorabilia from 10 AM to 2...

Spring Gardening Schedule

JHBG gardening group meets every Saturday from 10 AM to 1 PM at different locaitons around Jackson Heights from April to November.  We supply the gloves, tools, plants and water, just show up and dig in.  Check out our projects at http://www.JHBG.org if you have questions, e-mail info@JHBG.org.
New 34th Ave. Garden

New 34th Ave. Garden

What a difference a day can make. With the help of about 40 hardworking JHBG volunteers, we were able to transform this lot on 34th Ave. and 65th Street.  We still have a lot more work to be done, but in one day we were able to clean up all the garbage between Northern Blvd....
Clean and Green around BQE - Saturday, April 14

Clean and Green around BQE – Saturday, April 14

4/14 –   BQE Cleanup – meet at 35th Ave. & 69th Street. (JHBG Composting Center) 2018 Spring Gardening Schedule/Calendario de jardinería de primavera 2018 Jackson Heights Beautification Group meets every Saturday from 10 AM to 1 PM from April to November and work on projects all around Jackson Heights.   We supply the gloves, tools, plants...
Bike Tour -- Sunday, April 15

Bike Tour — Sunday, April 15

Sun, April 15, 2018, at 10 AM, JHBG will host a ride in Flushing Park following the Flushing creak as part of our Healthy Community program with Make Queens Safer. Author and New York City tour guide Sergey Kadinski will take us on a gentle ride through the park with special attention to the meandering...

Jackson Heights Orchestra

May 16 at 7:30 PM at St. Mark’s Church, tickets: http://www.jhbg.org/about/donate

Historic Weekend — June 9th and 10th

When:     Saturday and Sunday,  June 9th and 10th Where:    Community Church at 82nd Street and 35th Avenue. Saturday at 10:45 and 12:15 we have a slide lecture on the history of Jackson Heights which is free.  There will also be a free exhibition of vintage photos and memorabilia from 10 AM to 2...
Engergy Forum, May 17 at 6:30 PM

Engergy Forum, May 17 at 6:30 PM

On Thursday, May 17  at 6:30 PM at the Jewish Center, JHBG will be hosting an Energy Forum. Learn how your building can save money on energy costs. Money in Your Building About 70% of NYC’s greenhouse gas emissions come from heating, cooling, lighting and powering our buildings. NYC Retrofit Accelerator is a free City...
MLK Candelight Vigil - Wed.  April 4th at 7 PM

MLK Candelight Vigil – Wed. April 4th at 7 PM

Community MLK Vigil, April 4th at 7PM, Jackson Heights Post Office April 4th marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s assassination. Please join us for a candlelight vigil to remember his important legacy. Candlelight Vigil Wednesday, April 4th 7pm Jackson Heights Post Office 78th Street & 37th Avenue   Organized by: Catalina Cruz, City Council...

Movie Screening — Backpack Full of Cash

The Jackson Heights People For Public Schools will be showing a movie about money in education today. Backpack Full of Cash  — Narrated by Matt Damon A film exploring the real cost of privatizing America’s public schools Film screening, discussion, wine & cheese reception Thursday, May 24  from 6:30 – 9:00PM     —  Free to the...
Mayor's Townhall in JH at IS 145

Mayor’s Townhall in JH at IS 145

Town hall with Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Member Daniel Dromm on Tuesday, March 28th for residents of the 25th Council District. This will be a fantastic opportunity to ask questions to the Mayor, Council Member, and commissioners from top City agencies. The town hall will be held at I.S. 145 Joseph Pulitzer located at 33-34 80th St, Jackson Heights, NY 11372 and will...