The Jackson Heights Beautification Group's mission is to preserve, restore, revitalize and maintain the community of Jackson Heights.
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...
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.
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.  
Summer Sundays in the Park 2017

Summer Sundays in the Park 2017

    Summer Sundays in the Park 2017 Travers Park Sundays at 4 PM* *unless otherwise noted July 2 –   Jackson Heights Orchestra (Classical) 9 –   King Solomon Hicks (Blues & Jazz) 16 – Do The Needful (Classic Bollywood) 23 – Soloist in America (Classical / Mexican) 30 – Issa Cabrera Quartet...
What is your opinion about Jackson Heighs?

What is your opinion about Jackson Heighs?

The Jackson Heights Beautification Group has begun its spring events and we would like your input on what you would like to see us working on in the neighborhood.  Are you happy with the neighborhood?  What would you like to see changed?  How could JHBG make the place better?  What...
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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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.
Gardening on Saturday, August 5

Gardening on Saturday, August 5

This week we will be working on our newest garden at 64th Street and Northern Blvd.  We were there last Saturday, but there is still more work to be done.  We work from 10 AM to 1 pm and all are welcome.    
Summer Sundays in the Park -- Latin Jazz with Issa Cabrera

Summer Sundays in the Park — Latin Jazz with Issa Cabrera

This Sunday at 4 PM at Travers Park the Jackson Heights Beautification Group is proud to present Issa Cabrera with her Latin Jazz sounds.  Bring a chair and relax with Summer Sundays.  
Gardening, Saturday July 29th

Gardening, Saturday July 29th

This Saturday, we will be gardening at our newest location, 64th Street and Northern Blvd. from 10 AM to 1 PM.  We need to pick red tomatoes and lots of weeds.  Come out and join us.  We provide the gloves, tools, and water.
Summer Sundays in the Park

Summer Sundays in the Park

We had a great performance by Soloists in America this past Sunday.  Next week we have Latin Jazz.  
Gardening -- Saturday, July 22 from 10 AM - 1 PM

Gardening — Saturday, July 22 from 10 AM – 1 PM

  This Saturday, July 22, 2017, we will be working again at Leverich Cemetery.  Join us between 10 AM and 1 PM.  We will be weeding and working to turn the area into a year round garden.    
Gardening -- Saturday, July 15

Gardening — Saturday, July 15

This Saturday, July 15, we will be back to 69th Street to finish cleaning from 10 AM to 1 PM.  This was JHBG’s first garden project and is our most mature garden.  Last Saturday we trimmed bushes and picked up trash.  Next week we will be putting down fresh mulch and planting some tomato plants.  Everyone...
Gardening on 69th Street

Gardening on 69th Street

This Saturday, July 8, we will be working on 69th Street.  We will meet at 35th Avenue and 69th Street.  This is our original garden area and needs some maintenance.  We will be working from 10 AM to 1 PM.