• Today will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 52 degrees and a southwest wind 10 to 13 miles per hour. We’re expecting cloudy skies to continue overnight, with a low around 50. Saturday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. We’re expecting showers and possibly a thunderstorm early Sunday, with gradually clear skies and the temperature falling to around 56 by 5 p.m.
• The Riverhead Central School District agreed Tuesday to hold a public vote on two bond resolutions totalling $92 million on Tuesday, Feb. 25 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the following polling locations: Riley Avenue Elementary School, Phillips Avenue Elementary School, Roanoke Avenue Elementary School and Aquebogue Elementary School.
• This evening is the full moon, and the South Fork Natural History Museum will celebrate with a hike at 6 p.m. and the Group for the East End will lead a group hike for full moon howlers at Cutchogue’s Downs Farm Preserve at 6 p.m.
• Local theater companies are taking on some exciting and award-winning works this winter. The season opens with Center Stage at the Southampton Cultural Center’s production of Edward Albee’s “A Delicate Balance” on Jan. 10. The Beacon’s full story is online here.
• Drawdown East End will be holding its first Drawdown Festival, a day filled with films, forums and fun for families, on Saturday, Jan. 11 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton. More details are online here.
• Doctors from The Ellen Hermanson Breast Center at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital will be bringing health care specialists to the Dominican Republic to provide breast cancer screening, diagnosis, and surgical treatment to those in need in February, and are raising funds for their trip with a benefit this Saturday at Southampton’s Union Cantina.
• North Fork Audubon will screen “The Eagle Huntress,” about a 13-year-old Kazakh girl who attempts to become the first female eagle hunter to compete in the eagle festival at Ulgii, Mongolia, this Sunday, Jan. 12 at 2:30 p.m. at Greenport’s Floyd Memorial Library. More details are online here.
• The Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center’s Here Comes the Cinema series continues this Sunday with a screening of Peter Bogdanovich’s “Targets,” starring Boris Karloff as a horror movie star who has decided to retire and move back to his native England at Pierson High School. More details are online here.
• There’s plenty to do on the East End this weekend, and in the weeks ahead. Get the details in our Events Calendar.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:09 a.m., 9:37 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:17 a.m., 8:45 p.m.
Greenport: 9:46 a.m., 10:14 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:39 a.m., 11:15 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:41 a.m., 10:09 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:08 a.m., 11:36 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:15 a.m., 11:43 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:14 a.m., 8:48 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:23 a.m., 6:57 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:54 a.m., 10:223 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:02 a.m., 9:31 p.m.
Greenport: 10:31 a.m., 11 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:26 a.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:26 a.m., 10:55 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:53 a.m.
South Jamesport: Noon
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:59 a.m., 9:35 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:08 a.m., 7:44 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.