The Jackson Heights Beautification Group's mission is to preserve, restore, revitalize and maintain the community of Jackson Heights.
Arts & Culture Programs
8th Annual Queens World Film Festival

8th Annual Queens World Film Festival

  The 8th Annual Queens World Film Festival (QWFF) returns to the Museum of the Moving Image and Kaufman Astoria Studios from March 15-25, 2018.  With 179 exciting, topical, bold and entertaining Indie films representing 36 nations. Movies are grouped into blocks of under 2 hours based on a theme.  Tickets are $15, for each...
JHBG to march in St. Pat's For All Parade

JHBG to march in St. Pat’s For All Parade

Join JHBG in marching in the St. Pat’s For All parade on Sunday, March 4.  We meet at 1 PM and start marching at 2 PM.  Look for the JHBG banner.  The parade starts at 43rd and Skillman Ave. and ends at 58th St. and Woodside Ave.    
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.    ...
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...
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 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 (Latin Jazz) August  6 –  ...

Garden Tour and History of JH Lecture

Spring Concert

Spring Concert

Teachers from the Performing Arts Conservatory of NY will be performing on Sunday at Steinway Hall in Manhattan at 1122 6th Avenue at 1:30 PM.  Call the school at 718-639-1469 for more information.
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 all 10 local schools, or...
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 Sunday, there will be a...
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...
Summer Sundays in the Park

Summer Sundays in the Park

See you again Next Year 2017 “Summer Sundays in the Park” Feel free to Donate http://www.jhbg.org/donate With those two events on Sunday August 28 Theater for the New City performance of a play “Election Selection or you Bet.” at  the 78th StreetPlay Plaza and City Parks Puppet Mobile “Puss in Boots”  at Travers Park. We...