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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,...
Join the Jackson Heights Bulb Brigade

Join the Jackson Heights Bulb Brigade

Daffodil bulb planting will meet up at Travers Park on Sunday, Oct. 18th at noon, corner of 34th Ave and 77th sts. It’s time to replenish the 34th Ave median with new flowers for spring. Working from 12-2, adults only or children with supervision. Dress to get dirty and bring a shovel if you have...
The 25th Annual Jackson Heights Halloween Parade

The 25th Annual Jackson Heights Halloween Parade

The 25th Annual ‪Jackson Heights‬ HALLOWEEN PARADE Saturday October 31st at 12PM From 89th to 76th Streets on 37th Avenue Sponsored by The Jackson Heights Beautification Group Poster done by Artist John Cebollero Saturday October 31st at 12PM From 89th to 76th Streets on 37th Avenue Sponsored by The Jackson Heights Beautification Group Poster done...
JHBG's Good Neighbor Awards Dinner – Don't Miss it

JHBG’s Good Neighbor Awards Dinner – Don’t Miss it

JHBG has a special event coming up this month. We’re honoring 14 people, organizations and businesses for their work making Jackson Heights a better place to live. It’s also a fundraiser to help us to continue our work and we hope you will attend. You probably know us from our Halloween Parade; Summer Sundays in...
May 2015 Events

May 2015 Events

JHBG is celebrating the return of spring with several gardening events this month. In addition to our planting and Tree Care activities, there are many community events that may be of interest to our neighbors. For more information, see below, check our Facebook page, and send an email to volunteer@jhbg.org. We look forward to gardening with...
Annual Historic Weekend June 13 & 14

Annual Historic Weekend June 13 & 14

  JHBG CELEBRATES TWENTY-FIFTH ANNUAL “HISTORIC JACKSON HEIGHTS WEEKEND” For the last 25 years the Jackson Heights Beautification Group (JHBG) has sponsored events to celebrate Jackson Heights and the unique role it has played in urban planning history.  These events are a must-see for people interested in historic preservation, innovative planned “Garden” communities, and diverse...
City to unveil Diversity Plaza overhaul

City to unveil Diversity Plaza overhaul

Jackson Heights gets its look at the city’s long-awaited plan to transform Diversity Plaza at a special presentation on the pedestrian way set for Saturday May 9 at 2 p.m. The plan includes a tree-lined plaza on the eastern half of 37th Road and an area that could serve as a performance space with a...
April Events

April Events

Spring is finally here, and JHBG is celebrating with several gardening events this month. In addition to our planting and Tree Care activities, we are hosting Jackson Height’s Million Trees Giveaway on April 12th. For more information, see below, check our Facebook page, and send an email to volunteer@jhbg.org. We look forward to gardening with...
Views from the Heights Spring Edition Available

Views from the Heights Spring Edition Available

The Spring Edition of our quarterly newsletter Views from the Heights is now available online and in shops and cafes around the neighborhood. If you are interesting in contributing stories or ideas to the newsletter, send us an email at views@jhbg.org. Additionally, we have a monthly e-newsletter that can you sign up for by entering...
Jackson Heights Orchestra March 8 and 11 2015

Jackson Heights Orchestra March 8 and 11 2015

   
Queens World Film Festival

Queens World Film Festival

Sunday, March 17 – 22 – Queens World Film Festival, Turning five in 2015, QWFF includes an annual multi day/multi venue festival, youth-oriented educational initiatives and year round screening opportunities for QWFF filmmakers, past and present. The festival screens challenging films representative of quality independent cinema from around the world and around the corner. For more info visit http://www.queensworldfilmfestival.com/about/...