The Jackson Heights Beautification Group's mission is to preserve, restore, revitalize and maintain the community of Jackson Heights.
Cleaning & Greening Jackson Heights
Volunteer Holiday Party

Volunteer Holiday Party

A big thank you to all of our great volunteers who have worked hard all year long.  As a token of our gratitude for all the hard work, we will host a holiday party for all those who give back to Jackson Heights.  The theme is red, so wear something red.  We will be serving Mexican...
Last 2 weeks of Gardening

Last 2 weeks of Gardening

  Saturday, November 11 from 10 AM to 1 pm we will be working on our garden at 64th Street and Northern Blvd. making sure it is ready for winter. Saturday, November 18 from 10 AM to 1 PM we will be holding our last gardening event along 69th Street.  We meet at the composting...
JH Annual Tree Lighting at 37th Avenue Post Office

JH Annual Tree Lighting at 37th Avenue Post Office

Saturday, December 9th the Jackson Heights Beautification Group will host its Annual Tree Lighting in front of the JH Post office on 37th Avenue and 78th Street.  We will have an event for children to make ornaments prior to the tree lighting at 4 PM.  The tree lighting will start around 5 PM.  There will be...
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.                
A little green makes it nicer!

A little green makes it nicer!

Even more, plants installed at 90th Street and Roosevelt Ave.  A big shout out to New York Restoration Project and the local vendor who has been watering for us!      
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.    
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                   23 – PS...
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...
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  ...