The Jackson Heights Beautification Group's mission is to preserve, restore, revitalize and maintain the community of Jackson Heights.
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, a small town in the big city, as we like to say. We hope you will help us continue to do this in the new year by participating in our special year-end membership drive. (How...
Jackson Heights Orchestra

Jackson Heights Orchestra

The Jackson Heights Orchestra (JHO) will open its fifth season on Dec. 14 with a concert at St. Mark’s Church at 7:30 p.m. The orchestra has had the pleasure over the past four years of presenting a variety of concerts to the Jackson Heights community and other neighborhoods in Queens...
Many People, One Community: a holiday lighting ceremony for all of Jackson Heights

Many People, One Community: a holiday lighting ceremony for all of Jackson Heights

Despite national divisions, Jackson Heights comes together 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 10, at the Post Office on 37th Avenue to share unity, hope and the holidays. This family-friendly event features festive ornament making, songs of the season and the lighting of a Christmas tree and menorah. Sponsored by the Jackson Heights Beautification Group....
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Bring your food scraps & compost them at JH Scraps on Saturdays 11 AM – 1 PM, all year round

 Take a walk over to visit your local community composting center  and see how Jackson Heights is working with sustainability in our community.   Location: 69th St. & 35th Ave under the BQE Hours: Saturdays 11 AM – 1 PM, all year round We welcome students looking for community service opportunities. Bring your organic materials to...
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, a small town in the big city, as we like to say. We hope you will help us continue to do this in the new year by participating in our special year-end membership drive. (How special? We don’t remember ever...
Jackson Heights Halloween Parade

Jackson Heights Halloween Parade

Jackson Heights Halloween Parade Just a reminder Halloween Parade is coming soon to Jackson Heights Monday October 31st at 5PM 37th avenue 89th street to 77th street in Jackson Heights Thanks to The Jackson Heights Beautification Group for organizing this Parade The second biggest halloween parade in New York City Poster by John Cebollero Please...
2016 Fall Garden Schedule

2016 Fall Garden Schedule

This Saturday October 22nd   We are going to be working on PS280 on 94th and 35Th ave  Come and help us     Photos 2016 Fall Garden Schedule This Saturday October 1st –  PS69 77th Street and 37th avenue 2016 Fall Garden Schedule JHBG works every Saturday from 10 AM to 1 PM until Thanksgiving. We provide...
Summer Sundays in the Park

Summer Sundays in the Park

See you again Next Year 2017 “Summer Sundays in the Park” Feel free to Donate http://www.jhbg.org/donate With those two events on Sunday August 28 Theater for the New City performance of a play “Election Selection or you Bet.” at  the 78th StreetPlay Plaza and City Parks Puppet Mobile “Puss in Boots”  at Travers Park. We...
Annual Historic Weekend June 11 & 12

Annual Historic Weekend June 11 & 12

Join the JHBG in celebrating Jackson Heights, the first planned garden and cooperative apartment community in America and a City, State, and Federal Historic District   Photos Historic Jackson Heights 2015  
Jackson Heights Orchestra Concert May 18th

Jackson Heights Orchestra Concert May 18th

                                                                                 Jackson Heights Orchestra Concert Wednesday, May 18 at 7:30 PM – 8:45 PM   I...

2016 Summer Garden Schedule

This Saturday August 20th; we will be working on 69th Street and Northern Boulevard from 9 to noon. This is part of the work done by  Jackson Heights Beautification Group, and volunteers during this Summer and and lot more to do to beautify ‪Jackson Heights You can see the ‪Sunflowers that we planted blooming All volunteers welcome.Feel free to...

Jackson Heights Orchestra Concert

Jackson Heights Orchestra Concert -March 16, 2016 Come join us for our second concert of the season. On the program will be works by Stanford, Bartolozzi, Hindemith, and Schubert. Come hear Barbara Oldham play Hindemith’s Horn Concerto and a premier piece written by our local composer and member of the orchestra, Joseph Bartolozzi. The concert...
Spring Planning Breakfast in ‪‎JacksonHeights‬

Spring Planning Breakfast in ‪‎JacksonHeights‬

On Saturday, March 26th from 10 – Noon we will have our annual gardening planning breakfast. The JHBG works every Saturday from 10 – noon on garden projects around Jackson Heights every Saturday from April thru November. We started the “Green Zone” which runs alone the eastside of the BQE from 37th Ave. to Northern...
St. Pat’s For All Parade

St. Pat’s For All Parade

                                                Join us on March 6th in Sunnyside/Woodside for the 17th Annual St. Pat’s for All parade. This is our first time marching in the parade as neighbors from Jackson Heights in...
Feeding the Hungry in Jackson Heights: Lion’s Share Food Pantry

Feeding the Hungry in Jackson Heights: Lion’s Share Food Pantry

By Evie McKenna This article was originally published in the recent Winter 2015 Jackson Heights Beautification Group’s newsletter, Views from the Heights. The entire newsletter is available online at JHBG.org. If you thought that all the hungry people you see in the news reside in conflict zones or in the poorest parts of the country,...
Jackson Heights Orchestra

Jackson Heights Orchestra

Please join us for our opening concert of the season on December 9th at 7:30. Notice the new location for the concert. We will be performing at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on 34th Ave. and 82nd St. Doors will open at 7:00. And, if possible, please bring a non-perishable food item to add to St....