The Jackson Heights Beautification Group's mission is to preserve, restore, revitalize and maintain the community of Jackson Heights.
Last 2 weeks of Gardening

Last 2 weeks of Gardening

  Saturday, November 11 from 10 AM to 1 pm we will be working on our garden at 64th Street and Northern Blvd. making sure it is ready for winter. Saturday, November 18 from 10 AM to 1 PM we will be holding our last gardening event along 69th Street. ...
JH Annual Tree Lighting at 37th Avenue Post Office

JH Annual Tree Lighting at 37th Avenue Post Office

Saturday, December 9th the Jackson Heights Beautification Group will host its Annual Tree Lighting in front of the JH Post office on 37th Avenue and 78th Street.  We will have an event for children to make ornaments prior to the tree lighting at 4 PM.  The tree lighting will start around...
JH Orchestra Returns December 13

JH Orchestra Returns December 13

  The Jackson Heights Orchestra returns this December 13 at 7:30 PM at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church at 82nd Street and 34th Avenue.   The music will be followed by wine and cheese with the musicians.  The concert is free.  We suggest a 410 donation for adults and $5 for seniors...
A little green makes it nicer!

A little green makes it nicer!

Even more, plants installed at 90th Street and Roosevelt Ave.  A big shout out to New York Restoration Project and the local vendor who has been watering for us!      
Fall Gardening Schedule

Fall Gardening Schedule

We garden every Saturday from 10 AM to 1 PM until Thanksgiving.  Everyone is welcome to join.  Students can earn school community service credit.  We have tools and gloves, so just show up.  We are gardeners so we work rain or shine. September              ...
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....
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.  
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Annual Packing of the Bags

Annual Packing of the Bags

The night before the Halloween Parade scores of volunteers come out to form an assembly line to pack the 3,400 bags.  This annual tradition takes place at 5 PM the night before the parade at PS 69 each year.  The entire process takes less than 2 hours and fun is had by all.    ...
Gardening on Saturday, October 14

Gardening on Saturday, October 14

We will be working at both PS 280 (94th Street and 35th Avenue) and at IS 230 at 73rd Street and 34th Avenue from 10 AM to 1 PM, before our big dinner to celebrate the Good Neighbor Awards at 5 PM at the Jewish Center.  I hope you can join us to make JH...
JHBG Halloween Parade

JHBG Halloween Parade

Fall is upon us and so we are preparing for our 27th Annual Halloween Parde which will step off at 5 PM on October 31st at 89th Street and 37th Avenue.  We will hand out over 3,500 goodie bags to kids who march. Schools and groups line up on 89th Street just north of 37th Avenue...

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      
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 $60 in advance, $75 at...
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.                

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...