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

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....
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.
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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      
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...

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  ...