The Jackson Heights Beautification Group's mission is to preserve, restore, revitalize and maintain the community of Jackson Heights.
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...
Clean and Green at PS 280 - Saturday, April 29th from 10 AM to 1 PM

Clean and Green at PS 280 – Saturday, April 29th from 10 AM to 1 PM

  This Saturday, April 29th from 10 AM to 1 PM the Jackson Heights Garden Group will be at PS 280 which is at the corner of 94th Street and 35th Avenue working on the school garden.  We will be planting the flower circle, putting out the hoses, and taking care...
69th Street in full bloom !!!

69th Street in full bloom !!!

  69th Street in full bloom.  The perfect time for both daffodils and tulips.  Check it out on 69th Street and 34th Avenue.    
Leverich Cemetery in full bloom !!!

Leverich Cemetery in full bloom !!!

We started cleaning up Leverich Cemetery a few years ago when it was full of construction debris, abandonded motorcyles and fallen trees.  Now it is starting to look like a garden.  
BQE & Northern Blvd. Clean Up

BQE & Northern Blvd. Clean Up

One of our volunteers asked if we could clean up this lot next to the BQE at Northern Blvd.   So a team of volunteers came out to help.   With the help of some sharp machetes and some hard work  A lot of trash was collected. At the end...
Leverich Cemetery Cleanup

Leverich Cemetery Cleanup

  A big thank you to all of those who came out on Saturday for our first spring gardening event.  Leverich Cemetery has clearly come a long way, with the help of many great volunteers.  Next week we will be cleaning out a trash-strewn lot by the BQE at Northern Blvd...
Jackson Height's Children Art Competition.

Jackson Height’s Children Art Competition.

  JHBG’s annual art competition has started.  The theme this year is Jackson Heights is a garden in the city.  Students from kindergarten to 8th grade can submit their art (max 12″ x 18″) before May 26th.  Winners will have their art shown in local businesses. Information has been submitted to...
JHBG Spring Gardening Scheduled

JHBG Spring Gardening Scheduled

    Every Saturday from 10 AM to 1 PM from April to November, a group of JHBG volunteers clean and green around Jackson Heights.  All are welcome.  After our Spring Planning Breakfast, here are the locations we will be working on this Spring.  We supply the tools, plants, and...
2017 Historic Weekend

2017 Historic Weekend

    Save the date…JHBG Historic Weekend will be Saturday, June 10th and Sunday, June 11th. On Saturday there will be a slideshow lecture on the History of Jackson Heights and a display of vintage photos, followed by a self-guided tour of the private interior gardens around Jackson Heights.  On...
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...
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Tulips and more tulips !!!

     

JHBG gardeners at work! http://www.facebook.com/Pabilas/videos/10211800623026628/

JHBG gardeners at work.   
Tree LC - Saturday, April 8 at 10 AM

Tree LC – Saturday, April 8 at 10 AM

  JHBG’s TREE LC is back. We’re taking care of JH trees along 37th Avenue and assisting others with their street trees. Tree LC is NYC Parks’s Tree stewardship program, and this is our award-winning Jackson Heights program. See you Saturday!!!!!! Weather should be fine. This is one of two JHBG greening programs. Why two?...
Spring Clean Up - Leverich Cemetery - April 8 from 10 AM - 1 PM

Spring Clean Up – Leverich Cemetery – April 8 from 10 AM – 1 PM

Our first clean up this year will be at the Leverich Cemetery on April 8 from 10 AM to 1 PM.  All are invited to help. History: This small family burial ground, hidden behind homes and businesses along Leverich St and 35th Ave, in Jackson Heights, Queens, is all that remains of the colonial homestead...
Spring Planing Breakfast

Spring Planing Breakfast

Saturday, April 1, 2017 we meet for a pancake breakfast where we set the Spring gardening schedule.  Each Saturday from April to Thanksgiving a group of Jackson Heights Beautification volunteers gardeners around Jackson Heights to green the neighborhood.  So if you have a block you would like to see improved, come on April 1st so...
JH Orchestra, Wednesday, March 15 at 7:30 PM

JH Orchestra, Wednesday, March 15 at 7:30 PM

  Jackson Heights Orchestra will perform on March 15, 2017 at 7:30 PM at St. Marks’s Episcopal Church at 82nd Street and 34th Avenue.  The theme is Beware the Ides of March with an overture to Julius Caesar – Handel Concerto for Two Violins.  There will also be an Orchestra Premiere – Siniakova Symphony #3...
Spring Planning Breakfast - April 1 from 10 AM to noon

Spring Planning Breakfast – April 1 from 10 AM to noon

Saturday, April 1, 2017 we meet for a pancake breakfast where we set the Spring gardening schedule.  Each Saturday from April to Thanksgiving a group of Jackson Heights Beautification volunteers gardeners around Jackson Heights to green the neighborhood.  So if you have a block you would like to see improved, come on April 1st so...
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 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 and Long Island, and it...
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...