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