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Celebrate Earth Day 2014 with JH SCRAPS

Celebrate Earth Day 2014 with JH SCRAPS

Turning an asphalt play yard into a green park

By Len Maniace Though some details differ, a consensus seems to be forming around a new and improved Travers Park, one that’s contains significantly more green space, room for performances and the Green Market, as well as athletic fields. Jackson Heights residents filled the Garden School gym on March 18 for the second visioning session...

“Green Infrastructure” help for Jackson Heights businesses and residences

By Len Maniace Grants are available to property owners in Jackson Heights to install green roofs, rain gardens and other measures designed to make New York City a greener place. The grants are part of the Green Infrastructure program of the NYC’s Department of Environmental Protection that covers much of the city. Though the green...
Jackson Heights Historic Weekend

Jackson Heights Historic Weekend

Download here: 2014 Historic Weekend Flyer.
Jackson Heights Orchestra: A (Much Needed) Spring Celebration

Jackson Heights Orchestra: A (Much Needed) Spring Celebration

Jackson Heights Orchestra Prepares for March 12th Concert

Jackson Heights Orchestra Prepares for March 12th Concert

by Pat Glunt Save the date March 12th and come enjoy the second concert in the 2013-14 season of the Jackson Heights Orchestra. The concert will be held at the United Methodist Community Church, 81-10 35th Avenue, and begin at 7:30. While the concert is free, there is a suggested donation of $10 and $5 for seniors and students....
Spring 2014 Tree Giveaway

Spring 2014 Tree Giveaway

Jackson Heights Orchestra: Second Season Opening!

Jackson Heights Orchestra: Second Season Opening!

Jackson Heights Orchestra Second Season Opening “A Winter Celebration” Wednesday, December 18 7:30 p.m. Community United Methodist Church
Show your support for our community orchestra!

Show your support for our community orchestra!

Dear Local Business Owner, The Jackson Heights Orchestra, under the banner of the Jackson Heights Beautification Group, is beginning its second season and is expanding their concert program to include advertisements. Last year we gave three very successful concerts before a grand total of 450 audience members. Many of these audience members come from outside...
Jackson Heights Orchestra begins rehearsals for its December 18 Concert

Jackson Heights Orchestra begins rehearsals for its December 18 Concert

  By Pat Glunt If you have been walking by the Community United Methodist Church on Tuesday nights, perhaps you have heard the Jackson Heights Orchestra rehearsing for its December 18th concert. Under the baton of Patricia Glunt, the group has begun its second season by preparing for a very ambitious program. The program will...
24th Annual Children’s Halloween Parade

24th Annual Children’s Halloween Parade

The largest children’s parade held on Halloween in New York City is organized by the Jackson Heights Beautification Group. The 24th Annual Children’s Halloween Parade kicks off on Thursday, October 31st at 5 pm on 89th Street along 37th Avenue . Participants line up at 4:30 pm. Over 3,000 bags of Halloween goodies are distributed at the end of the parade. Do you...
Daffodil Planting in Jackson Heights

Daffodil Planting in Jackson Heights

Jackson Heights Beautification Group invites you to the Annual Daffodil Planting Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. * Meet us at 34th Avenue and Junction Blvd. Wear your old cloths and bring a friend. * Rain date October 12