The Jackson Heights Beautification Group's mission is to preserve, restore, revitalize and maintain the community of Jackson Heights.
Gardening on Saturday, October 14

Gardening on Saturday, October 14

We will be working at both PS 280 (94th Street and 35th Avenue) and at IS 230 at 73rd Street and 34th Avenue from 10 AM to 1 PM, before our big dinner to celebrate the Good Neighbor Awards at 5 PM at the Jewish Center.  I hope you can...
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...
Good Neighbor Award Tickets on Sale NOW

Good Neighbor Award Tickets on Sale NOW

  Tickets are now on sale for the JHBG 2017 Good Neighbor Awards.  The dinner will be held on October 14, 2017 at the Jewish Center of Jackson Heights located at 37-06 77th Street (corner of 37th Ave). Catering by Armondos Restaurant, wines from Table Wine and desserts from local bakeries. Tickets are...
A little green makes it nicer!

A little green makes it nicer!

7 new plants installed at 90th Street and Roosevelt Ave.  Thank you New York Restoration Project!      
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              ...
Caring for Trees along 37th Avenue

Caring for Trees along 37th Avenue

A hard working group of volunteers has been working on transforming out street trees along 37th Avenue into small gardens.  Our street trees live in a difficult environment and need all the help they can get.  Check out the Jackson Heights Beautification Facebook page to see when they are working next....
Good Neighbor Awards Dinner

Good Neighbor Awards Dinner

Save the date, October 14, 2017, the Jackson Heights Beautification Group will be hosting our Good Neighbor Award Dinner to honor those who make Jackson Heights a special place to live. Buy your tickets now. http://www.jhbg.org/donate  $60 in advance, $75 at the door.
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Summer Sundays, August 13 at 4 PM -- DENSITY

Summer Sundays, August 13 at 4 PM — DENSITY

So back by popular demand is Vinny and his group DENSITY playing classic rock music.
Gardening on Saturday, August 5

Gardening on Saturday, August 5

This week we will be working on our newest garden at 64th Street and Northern Blvd.  We were there last Saturday, but there is still more work to be done.  We work from 10 AM to 1 pm and all are welcome.    
Summer Sundays in the Park -- Latin Jazz with Issa Cabrera

Summer Sundays in the Park — Latin Jazz with Issa Cabrera

This Sunday at 4 PM at Travers Park the Jackson Heights Beautification Group is proud to present Issa Cabrera with her Latin Jazz sounds.  Bring a chair and relax with Summer Sundays.  
Gardening, Saturday July 29th

Gardening, Saturday July 29th

This Saturday, we will be gardening at our newest location, 64th Street and Northern Blvd. from 10 AM to 1 PM.  We need to pick red tomatoes and lots of weeds.  Come out and join us.  We provide the gloves, tools, and water.
Summer Sundays in the Park

Summer Sundays in the Park

We had a great performance by Soloists in America this past Sunday.  Next week we have Latin Jazz.  
Gardening -- Saturday, July 22 from 10 AM - 1 PM

Gardening — Saturday, July 22 from 10 AM – 1 PM

  This Saturday, July 22, 2017, we will be working again at Leverich Cemetery.  Join us between 10 AM and 1 PM.  We will be weeding and working to turn the area into a year round garden.    
Gardening -- Saturday, July 15

Gardening — Saturday, July 15

This Saturday, July 15, we will be back to 69th Street to finish cleaning from 10 AM to 1 PM.  This was JHBG’s first garden project and is our most mature garden.  Last Saturday we trimmed bushes and picked up trash.  Next week we will be putting down fresh mulch and planting some tomato plants.  Everyone...
Gardening on 69th Street

Gardening on 69th Street

This Saturday, July 8, we will be working on 69th Street.  We will meet at 35th Avenue and 69th Street.  This is our original garden area and needs some maintenance.  We will be working from 10 AM to 1 PM.
Saturday, July 1  Working on Trees along 37th Ave.

Saturday, July 1 Working on Trees along 37th Ave.

We will be working on the trees along 37th Avenue.  We start at the Post Office at 78th Street.  We need to water the street trees as we have been planting around the trees that have tree surrounds. Come out and join us.      
JH's newest school PS 398

JH’s newest school PS 398

In September 2019, Jackson Heights will open PS 398.  It is being built at the corner of 34th Avenue and 69th Street (across from the Bowling Alley).  The school will open in stages and eventually have 476 seats between Prek to 5th grade.  
Gardening - Saturday, June 24th at Food Bazaar

Gardening – Saturday, June 24th at Food Bazaar

About 5 years ago we started working at the end of the Food Bazaar  parking lot (34th Avenue and Junction Blvd).  There was hard dirt where someone fed pigeons.  It took some time, but not it is a beautiful garden.  This weekend we will be doing basic maintenance.   Come out and join us between...
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 –  ...