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Summer Sundays in the Park

Summer Sundays in the Park

July 24: Capulli Dance Company (Mexican Folk Dances) Join students from Calpulli Community at their annual performance at Travers Park in Jackson Heights Acompañe a los estudiantes de Comunidad Calpulli en su evento anual en el parque Travers en Jackson Heights Calpulli Mexican Dance Company in #traversPark   This year’s Sunday schedule. All shows at...
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...
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 – 8:45 PM   I...
2016 Summer Garden Schedule

2016 Summer Garden Schedule

Friday, July 15 – 90th Street and 35th Avenue ** watering from 6 – 8 PM                                         July 16 – JH Post Office at 79th Street and 37th Avenue.  Saturday, 9 a.m. in front of the Post Office  Post Office...
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...
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...
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,...
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....