Our own snowy owl
A snowy owl has made it’s home in Bayonne. First spotted on Jan. 25 at Stephen Gregg Park, the bird has been named Ukpik by the Bayonne Nature Club.
Blanketed in snow
Winter Storm Orlena, the first of 2021, hit Bayonne with at least 20 inches of snow, exceeding initial estimates of 18 inches. Snow removal was underway by Feb. 3. Stay tuned. More is on the way.
New art exhibit
Titled “Les Portraits Pop Trois!,” Marina Marchand’s show, which exhibits more than 40 new paintings, will run through Feb. 28 at the Dollhaus II art gallery at 23 Cottage Street, open Thursday through Sunday from 1 to 8 p.m. For more information, visit www.xdollhausx.com.
Special Needs Zumba
The program for Bayonne residents will be February 20 at 1 p.m., weather permitting, at 16th Street Park. COVID-19 guidelines will be followed.
Expressive Creative Soul
The Bridge Art Gallery will host its 6th Annual Expressive Creative Soul Art Exhibition, highlighting African American artists, including Kortez (@esotericurbanism on Instagram); Kilolo Kumayika (@kiloloarts); Xplore Freedom (@xplorefreedom); and Christopher Mack (@iammack).
Sign up for an in-person visit at 199 Broadway, Wednesday through Friday by appointment, from 12 to 6 p.m. Go to bridgeartgallery.net.