The Jackson Heights Beautification Group's mission is to preserve, restore, revitalize and maintain the community of Jackson Heights.
Good Neighbor Award Tickets on Sale NOW

Good Neighbor Award Tickets on Sale NOW

  Tickets are now on sale for the JHBG 2017 Good Neighbor Awards.  The dinner will be held on October 14, 2017 at the Jewish Center of Jackson Heights located at 37-06 77th Street (corner of 37th Ave). Catering by Armondos Restaurant, wines from Table Wine and desserts from local bakeries. Tickets are...
JHBG Working at PS 92

JHBG Working at PS 92

PS 92 has added a new wing and new windows, so now some new plants.                
A little green makes it nicer!

A little green makes it nicer!

7 new plants installed at 90th Street and Roosevelt Ave.  Thank you New York Restoration Project!      
Fall Gardening Schedule

Fall Gardening Schedule

  I am working on the fall gardening schedule.  Here is what I propose.  I am waiting for confirmation from the schools. September 2 – Post Office – 37th Ave. & 78th St.                     9 – 69th Street at 35th Ave....
Caring for Trees along 37th Avenue

Caring for Trees along 37th Avenue

A hard working group of volunteers has been working on transforming out street trees along 37th Avenue into small gardens.  Our street trees live in a difficult environment and need all the help they can get.  Check out the Jackson Heights Beautification Facebook page to see when they are working next....
Good Neighbor Awards Dinner

Good Neighbor Awards Dinner

Save the date, October 14, 2017, the Jackson Heights Beautification Group will be hosting our Good Neighbor Award Dinner to honor those who make Jackson Heights a special place to live. Buy your tickets now. http://www.jhbg.org/donate  $60 in advance, $75 at the door.
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.  
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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Good Neighbor Award Dinner — Buy your tickets NOW !

Come out and support the Jackson Heights Beautification Group celebrate our good neighbors. Advance purchase $60, at the door $75. http://www.jhbg.org/donate      

Gardening – Saturday September 9

  This Saturday from 10 AM to 1 PM we will be working along 69th Street (the east side of the BQE).  We will meet at our composting center at 35th Avenue and 69th Street.  We will be working all along 69th Street from 37th Avenue to Northern Blvd.  
Saturday, Sept. 2 -- Gardening at the Post Office

Saturday, Sept. 2 — Gardening at the Post Office

  This Saturday, September 2, 2017, we will be gardening in and around the Post Office at 37th Avenue and 78th Street from 10 to 1 PM.  Please come by and join us.  To support our gardening efforts, please make a donation.
Leverich Cemetery Clean up August 12

Leverich Cemetery Clean up August 12

The Cemetery is starting to look like a garden.  I am looking for someone to take ownership of this project.  If you love to garden and live near 72nd Street reach out to JHBG by e-mail: infor@jhbg.org    
August 26th Work on IS 145

August 26th Work on IS 145

We had a great turn out to work on IS 145.    
Gardening - Saturday, August 26th

Gardening – Saturday, August 26th

This Saturday we will be gardening at IS 145 on 79th Street between 34th Avenue and Northern Blvd.  Meet the group in the back parking lot.        
Summer Sundays this Weekend

Summer Sundays this Weekend

This Sunday at 11 AM we have City Park’s Puppetmobile performing Cinderella Samba and on Saturday at  2 PM we have a Theater for the New City and on Sunday we a drumming group at 4 PM to end our Summer Sundays in the  Park. 26 – Theatre for a New City (Theater) * Saturday...

JHBG Volunteers Transform JH

Gardening From April to Thanksgiving the Jackson Heights Beautification Group volunteers do projects around Jackson Heights.  We need your help to make the community bloom! We have a planting schedule in the spring and the fall and during the summer we work to maintain our 16 different spaces: 1) 64th and Northern (farm on other side of...
Summer Sundays in the Park

Summer Sundays in the Park

This Saturday at 2 PM we have a Theater for the New City and on Sunday we have a children’s puppet show at the basketball courts at 11 AM. 26 – Theater for a New City  * Saturday at 2 PM 27 – PuppetMobile Cinderella Samba*  at 11 AM    
Summer Sundays, August 13

Summer Sundays, August 13

Sunday, August 13 at 4 PM we will invite back Vinny and his band DENSITY to play for Summer Sundays in the Park at Travers Park.
Gardening at Leverich Cemetery on Saturday, August 12

Gardening at Leverich Cemetery on Saturday, August 12

From 10 AM to 1 PM on Saturday, August 12th we will be back working on Leverich Cemetery.  As you can see from the photos below we have made great progress and the once abandoned cemetery is starting to look like a garden. To learn about the history of Leverich Cemetery check out: https://nycemetery.wordpress.com/2010/10/25/leverich-family-burial-ground/ 2017  ...
Summer Sundays, August 13 at 4 PM -- DENSITY

Summer Sundays, August 13 at 4 PM — DENSITY

So back by popular demand is Vinny and his group DENSITY playing classic rock music.