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

JH Orchestra Concert

We will have a special concert on Saturday, February 3 at St. Mark’s Church.  We will start with a special discussion for children at 3 PM by one of our violinist who will speak about how an orchestra works,  followed by our Vivaldi Concert at 4.  We will have a reception...
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.  
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2018 Kindergarten Forum

2018 Kindergarten Forum

  Saturday, January 6th at PS 148 (89th Street & 32nd Ave) from 11 AM to 1 PM.  Meet with other parents from our local schools and get real answers to your question.  There will be a Dept. Of Education enrollment representative to explain the registration &  preferences system. Sponsored by CEC 30 & JHBG...
End of the Year Donation to JHBG

End of the Year Donation to JHBG

As the year is coming to an end, I would ask you to consider donating to the Jackson Heights Beautification Group.  We have had a busy year and as an all-volunteer group, every dollar helps. While our yearly membership is just $25, we survive based on the generous donation by people like you and your neighbors. ...
Mulchfest 2018

Mulchfest 2018

Saturday, January 6 and Sunday, January 7th, the Jackson Heights Beautification Group and NYC Parks will be collecting Christmas Trees to mulch for use in the community. If you want to learn more about our composting center or just drop off your tree for mulching, stop by Travers Park between 10 AM and 2 PM on...
3rd Annual Santa Bike Ride

3rd Annual Santa Bike Ride

Please join us on this great annual event. Sunday, Dec. 3 9:30 am Start and ends at Travers Park Ho Ho Ho. Santa Claus and his elves invite you and your kids to joy us in a bike ride through Jackson Heights, Corona and East Elmhurst’s streets this Sunday. Santa will lead families on a...
Giving Tuesday -- Support JHBG

Giving Tuesday — Support JHBG

Giving Tuesday is here. Giving Tuesday is a national observance to encourage us to give to charities and volunteer organizations that make our lives better. We hope you will consider a gift to JHBG. Here is a link to our website. www.jhbg.org/donate You know us; we’re the folks who bring you the Halloween Parade, the Christmas-Hanukkah...
Volunteer Holiday Party

Volunteer Holiday Party

A big thank you to all of our great volunteers who have worked hard all year long.  As a token of our gratitude for all the hard work, we will host a holiday party for all those who give back to Jackson Heights.  The theme is red, so wear something red.  We will be serving Mexican...
Annual Packing of the Bags

Annual Packing of the Bags

The night before the Halloween Parade scores of volunteers come out to form an assembly line to pack the 3,400 bags.  This annual tradition takes place at 5 PM the night before the parade at PS 69 each year.  The entire process takes less than 2 hours and fun is had by all.    ...
Last 2 weeks of Gardening

Last 2 weeks of Gardening

  Saturday, November 11 from 10 AM to 1 pm we will be working on our garden at 64th Street and Northern Blvd. making sure it is ready for winter. Saturday, November 18 from 10 AM to 1 PM we will be holding our last gardening event along 69th Street.  We meet at the composting...
JH Annual Tree Lighting at 37th Avenue Post Office

JH Annual Tree Lighting at 37th Avenue Post Office

Saturday, December 9th the Jackson Heights Beautification Group will host its Annual Tree Lighting in front of the JH Post office on 37th Avenue and 78th Street.  We will have an event for children to make ornaments prior to the tree lighting at 4 PM.  The tree lighting will start around 5 PM.  There will be...
JH Orchestra Returns December 13

JH Orchestra Returns December 13

The Jackson Heights Orchestra returns this December 13 at 7:30 PM at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church at 82nd Street and 34th Avenue.    Due to space restraints, we recommend you reserve your seat by clicking here:http://www.jhbg.org/donate.   The concert is free.  We suggest a $10 donation for adults and $5 for seniors and students. After the...
Gardening on Saturday, October 14

Gardening on Saturday, October 14

We will be working at both PS 280 (94th Street and 35th Avenue) and at IS 230 at 73rd Street and 34th Avenue from 10 AM to 1 PM, before our big dinner to celebrate the Good Neighbor Awards at 5 PM at the Jewish Center.  I hope you can join us to make JH...
JHBG Halloween Parade

JHBG Halloween Parade

Fall is upon us and so we are preparing for our 27th Annual Halloween Parde which will step off at 5 PM on October 31st at 89th Street and 37th Avenue.  We will hand out over 3,500 goodie bags to kids who march. Schools and groups line up on 89th Street just north of 37th Avenue...