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

Make Jackson Heights Your Garden

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS! We have four more events where you can get your hands dirty. If you have them, bring your gardening tools. It’s Your Park Day Saturday, May 11, 10 a.m. We’ll be planting, pruning and watering. Bring the kids.
@ Travers Park, meet at the park’s mid-block entrance on 78th Street. Tree LC Sunday,...
Two volunteer projects in May

Two volunteer projects in May

Volunteers still needed! Join the Jackson Heights Beautification Group, students and parents in two volunteer opportunities: Saturday, May 4, 2013 Meet us at the corner of 37th Avenue and the BQE (at 70th Street) 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Students and parents from PS 222 will be cleaning and planting the Tulip Garden. Saturday, May...
Clean Street Cleanup on Saturday, April 20

Clean Street Cleanup on Saturday, April 20

Spring project to clean and green the area next to the Parking Lot at Food Bazar on 34th Avenue and Junction Blvd. Saturday, April 20, 2013 10 a.m. to noon Meet at the corner of 34th Avenue and Junction Blvd. Wear you old clothes and help with cleaning and greening the area. Help make a...
Celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 20

Celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 20

  JHSCRAPS invites you to celebrate Earth Day Saturday, April 20th, 2013 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 69th Street & 35th Avenue Jackson Heights Things to see and do… Refreshments, worm bins, seed bombs, make your own compost pots.
JHBG Spring Clean and Green

JHBG Spring Clean and Green

I know the forecast is for snow, but spring is coming. Keep your eyes open in March for the daffodils. Last fall the Jackson Heights Beautification Group planted over 3,000 bulbs along the east side of the BQE and the median on 34th Avenue from the BQE to Junction Blvd. Just hold on a little longer....
JHSCRAPS and Friends of Travers Park celebrated Mulchfest

JHSCRAPS and Friends of Travers Park celebrated Mulchfest

Mulchfest 2013 at Travers Park was a big success! JHSCRAPS and Friends of Travers Park (committees of the Jackson Heights Beautification Group) collected around 400 trees and many wreaths. For the first time ever, all of the mulch in the truck went to JHSCRAPS community composting site where it will break down further into good...
Community service day in Jackson Heights

Community service day in Jackson Heights

On Saturday, October 27, 2012, with the help of parents and students from PS 222, the Jackson Heights Beautification Group celebrated the annual clean up along the east side of the BQE. Those of you who have been following, we have focused on the east side of the BQE since 2008. What was once a...
Daffodil planting continues in Jackson Heights

Daffodil planting continues in Jackson Heights

Calling ALL Green Thumbs! Daffodil planting this Saturday, October 27 at 9am Join the Jackson Heights Beautification Group and members of the PS 222Q community who will be planting 1,000 daffodil bulbs. Take a look to our planting activity last Saturday. Photos taken by Rodrigo Salazar:
Daffodil Planting along 34th Avenue

Daffodil Planting along 34th Avenue

The daffodil bulbs have arrived and we need your help planting them! We have over 2,000 bulbs. Join your neighbors and the Jackson Heights Beautification Group for a community-wide planting of the 34th Ave. median – from 69th St. to Junction Blvd. October 20th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Meet up at the 78th...
Sign the petition and help us save Flushing Meadows-Corona Park!

Sign the petition and help us save Flushing Meadows-Corona Park!

Click the image above or follow this link to SIGN THE PETITION ONLINE. You can download and print this petition HERE! Petitioning New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg Protect Parkland at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Flushing Meadows-Corona Park (FMCP) is threatened by corporate interests who want this valuable public asset for their own private gain at...
JHBG selected by OpenPlans for community mapping project

JHBG selected by OpenPlans for community mapping project

OpenPlans developed Shareabouts, an online mapping tool to gather crowd sourced public input in a social and engaging process. Using Shareabouts, people can drop a pin on a map to provide ideas, suggestions, and comments for planning and design issues. It complements and extends the reach of an existing or future project by collecting input from...