The Jackson Heights Beautification Group's mission is to preserve, restore, revitalize and maintain the community of Jackson Heights.
Holiday Lighting Ceremony, Tuesday, Dec. 16

Holiday Lighting Ceremony, Tuesday, Dec. 16

Holiday Lighting Ceremony Featuring choral groups from 82nd Street Academics and PS 69, as well as hot chocolate provided by Starbucks. Location Post Office on 37th Ave., 5:00 p.m 78 02 37Th Avenue Tuesday, Dec. 16                            ...
Jackson Heights Orchestra

Jackson Heights Orchestra

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JHBG Last Saturday Clean + Green until Spring

JHBG Last Saturday Clean + Green until Spring

Saturday  November 22,  from 10 AM – 1 PM‎ we did our last Saturday morning gardening. Our focus was on getting everything ready for winter.    We  met at 35th Avenue and 69th Street our composting center. We have had a busy year working every Saturday since our frigid tree give-a-way on...
Jackson Heights Children’s Halloween Parade, October 31, 2014

Jackson Heights Children’s Halloween Parade, October 31, 2014

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Bring your food scraps & compost them at JH Scraps on Saturdays 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Bring your food scraps & compost them at JH Scraps on Saturdays 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Take a walk over to visit your local community composting center this Fall and see how Jackson Heights is working with sustainability in our community.    Location: 69th St. & 35th Ave under the BQE Hours: Saturdays 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. We welcome students looking for community service opportunities. Bring your organic materials to...
JHBG Gets It Done! - 25th Anniversary

JHBG Gets It Done! – 25th Anniversary

For 25 years the Jackson Heights Beautification Group has been getting it done! Come celebrate 25 years of hard work and fun making Jackson Heights a neighborhood that we all want to live in! When: Saturday, September 28 from 5 to 8 p.m. Where: Community United Methodist Church at 82nd...
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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
Police Athletic League at Playstreets 2013

Police Athletic League at Playstreets 2013

JH SCRAPS is also open on Tuesdays!

JH SCRAPS is also open on Tuesdays!

JH SCRAPS is now open on Tuesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for a seasonal collection. This is in addition to the Saturday collection at 78th Street & 34th Avenue from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  
Queens Borough President Forum on Sustainability

Queens Borough President Forum on Sustainability

Jackson Heights Music Fest Opens in Travers Park

Jackson Heights Music Fest Opens in Travers Park

Music will be filling the streets of Jackson Heights this summer starting this weekend. The “Summer Sundays in the Park” festival is bringing stellar artists to Travers Park every Sunday afternoon through August 25. There’s something for everyone. “Queens – and Jackson Heights in particular – are known and lauded for their diversity, so why...
JH SCRAPS Summer Solstice Event

JH SCRAPS Summer Solstice Event

Celebrate Summer Solstice Friday, June 21 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Corner of 35th Avenue & 69th Street (down the street from Alchemy BBQ) Compost Demo, Crafts, Refreshments, Visit Bees!
Jackson Heights Arts Festival

Jackson Heights Arts Festival

JACKSON HEIGHTS ARTS FESTIVAL: MAKING NEIGHBORHOOD ART SPACES Saturday, June 22nd 2013 (rain date: Sunday, June 23rd) 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Diversity Plaza / 37th Road Pedestrian Plaza (between 73rd St & 74th St) Jackson Heights, Queens The Jackson Heights Arts Festival is an all-day pubic event with free art workshops, music, outdoor exhibitions...
JH SCRAPS: Bin Build - May 18

JH SCRAPS: Bin Build – May 18

JHSCRAPS is having a “Bin Build” on May 18th at the site on 69th street & 35th Avenue where we will be building a 3 bin system of compost collection which will greatly increase our capacity for collection (sponsored by NYC Dept. Sanitation). Volunteers interested in helping with this all day event – particularly those...
Leverich Cemetery Clean-up - May 25, 2013

Leverich Cemetery Clean-up – May 25, 2013

Saturday May 25, 10 – 2 PM Meet us behind Legends Bar on 35th Avenue. Look for blue balloons! We will be cleaning an abandoned Jackson Heights cemetery to turn it into a green space. Hidden away from the public, Leverich Cemetery in Jackson Heights was once part of a family-owned farm land passed down...
Jackson Heights Arts Festival - Open Call

Jackson Heights Arts Festival – Open Call

  SUBMISSION DEADLINE: SUNDAY, JUNE 2ND 2013 DOWNLOAD OPEN CALL (PDF) Hibridos Collective is seeking proposals for artworks and art education activities as part of the upcoming Jackson Heights Arts Festival on Saturday, June 22nd (rain date: Sunday, June 23rd) at the 37th Road Plaza (Diversity Plaza, located between 73rd Street and 74th Street). ABOUT...
Jackson Heights Arts Festival - Press Release

Jackson Heights Arts Festival – Press Release

  DOWNLOAD PRESS RELEASE (PDF) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JACKSON HEIGHTS ARTS FESTIVAL: RE-ENVISIONING SPACES THROUGH THE ARTS Saturday, June 22nd 2013 (rain date: Sunday, June 23rd) 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Diversity Plaza / 37th Road Pedestrian Plaza (between 73rd Street & 74th Street) Jackson Heights, Queens The Jackson Heights Arts Festival is an all-day...
Jackson Heights Orchestra: last concert of the season

Jackson Heights Orchestra: last concert of the season

We are having our final concert on May 15th at 7:30 at the United Methodist Community Church. Located on 35th Ave. and 81st St. Please join us for our final concert of our inaugural year.” Bach to the Blues” is our driving force behind this concert. On the program: Honegger: Pastorale D’ete J. S. Bach:...