The Jackson Heights Beautification Group's mission is to preserve, restore, revitalize and maintain the community of Jackson Heights.
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...
2016 Spring Garden Schedule

2016 Spring Garden Schedule

May 28 IS230 34th Avenue and 74th Street 7310 34th Ave Jackson Heights, NY 11372 Queens County  Jackson Heights, NY 11372 Plant raised beds & turn soil in tree surrounds 10 a.m.- noon, Saturday ‪#‎IS230‬ ‪#‎JacksonHeights‬       Saturday, May 14th– This Saturday, JHBG is working with PS 280 at...
Bring your food scraps & compost them at JH Scraps on Saturdays 11 AM - 1 PM, all year round

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....
JHBG Gets It Done! Since 1988

JHBG Gets It Done! Since 1988

This poster was created for the 25th anniversary of the Jackson Heights Beautification Group in 2013. It best explains what we are about: getting things done, so many things. In recent years we’ve: * Debuted the JH Community Orchestra which held a series of concerts at Community Church and now has over 20...
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Treecycle & Mulchfest on Saturday and Sunday

Treecycle & Mulchfest on Saturday and Sunday

Photos Mulch Festival Jackson Heights Photos Mulch Festival Jackson Heights More than 500 Holiday trees were collected to be recycled into mulch that will nourish plantings in Jackson Heights. On January 9th and 10th in Jackson Heights, New York with the help of New York City Department of Parks and Jackson Heights Beautification Group ‪#‎JacksonHeights‬...
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....
JHBG's Good Neighbor Awards Dinner – Don't Miss it

JHBG’s Good Neighbor Awards Dinner – Don’t Miss it

JHBG has a special event coming up this month. We’re honoring 14 people, organizations and businesses for their work making Jackson Heights a better place to live. It’s also a fundraiser to help us to continue our work and we hope you will attend. You probably know us from our Halloween Parade; Summer Sundays in...
Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

Holiday Lighting Ceremony “On Wednesday, December 16th at 5pm, the Jackson Heights Beautification Group will hold it’s Holiday Lighting Ceremony. This event is an all-faiths celebration of the season and features children from various groups in Jackson Heights singing holiday songs.  Decorative lighting of the post office will also be lit. Hanukkah begins on Sunday...
You are Now the Owner of This Suitcase

You are Now the Owner of This Suitcase

Jackson Heights Beautification Group is proud to bring back to Jackson Heights for just one day You Are Now the Owner of This Suitcase. This Friday, May 6 at 7 PM they will perform back in Jackson Heights at PS 149.   93-11 34th Avenue, Jackson Heights Theatre 167 is ending its second run of...
The Queens World Film Festival

The Queens World Film Festival

The Queens World Film Festival By Katha Cato On March 15, the Sixth Annual Queens World Film Festival will kick off its full week of indie cinema and special events with a reception and opening night at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, sponsored by Investors Bank and catered by Station LIC. The...

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,...
Join the Jackson Heights Bulb Brigade

Join the Jackson Heights Bulb Brigade

Daffodil bulb planting will meet up at Travers Park on Sunday, Oct. 18th at noon, corner of 34th Ave and 77th sts. It’s time to replenish the 34th Ave median with new flowers for spring. Working from 12-2, adults only or children with supervision. Dress to get dirty and bring a shovel if you have...
Cleaning 94th Street between 34th avenue and 37th avenue

Cleaning 94th Street between 34th avenue and 37th avenue

This Saturday October 17Th we will be cleaning and Greening 94th Street between 34th and 37th Avenue. Join us between 10 AM and 1 PM. You can meet our #volunteer Rafael Rodriguez #JHBG #JacksonHeightsBeautificationGroup
Cleaning and greening 69th Street between 37th Avenue and Northern

Cleaning and greening 69th Street between 37th Avenue and Northern

Saturday, October 10, 2015 JHBG will be cleaning and greening 69th Street between 37th Avenue and Northern Blvd. Meet at our composting center at 35th Avenue and 69th Street, under the BQE. We will be pulling weeds, racking leaves and picking up trash. Meet at 10 AM and work until 1 PM. ‪#‎JacksonHeightsBeautificationGroup‬ ‪#‎JHBG‬ ‪#‎JacksonHeights‬...
The 25th Annual Jackson Heights Halloween Parade

The 25th Annual Jackson Heights Halloween Parade

The 25th Annual ‪Jackson Heights‬ HALLOWEEN PARADE Saturday October 31st at 12PM From 89th to 76th Streets on 37th Avenue Sponsored by The Jackson Heights Beautification Group Poster done by Artist John Cebollero Saturday October 31st at 12PM From 89th to 76th Streets on 37th Avenue Sponsored by The Jackson Heights Beautification Group Poster done...