• We’re expecting patchy fog before 8 a.m. today, but otherwise it will gradually become sunny, with a high near 49 and a northwest wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 27. Friday will be partly sunny, with a high near 44 and Saturday will be partly sunny, with a high near 48.
• The Southampton Town Board will discuss the placement of the Town Trustees’ seal in the town board meeting room, council members’ project updates and the draft agenda for the board’s Jan. 24 meeting at their 10 a.m. work session at town hall this morning. Their full agenda is online here.
• Riverhead’s Town Board work session scheduled for this morning has been cancelled.
• The East Hampton Town Board will hold public hearings on two CPF acquisitions and two grants of scenic and conservation easements at their 6:30 p.m. regular meeting at town hall tonight. Their full agenda is online here.
• Hampton Theatre Company’s “4000 Miles,” about a young man who embarks on a cross-country bicycle trip to meet up with his girlfriend in New York, only to end up on his grandmother’s doorstep when his girlfriend refuses to see him, is a real gem. The play continues for the second of three weekends tonight. The Beacon’s review is online here.
• It’s not too late to get tickets to tonight’s benefit concert at Bay Street Theatre for the first responders who answered the call to last month’s fire in Sag Harbor. Nancy Atlas, The Lone Sharks and the HooDoo Loungers will be performing. More details are online here. [$50]
• The East Hampton Trails Preservation Society hosts a special Thursday morning hike today at 10 a.m. on the Amsterdam Beach trail in Montauk, a three-mile hike that will traverse the Montauk Moorlands on the newest trail in East Hampton’s system. More details are online here. [Free]
• Thursday and Friday of this week are the drop-off dates for submissions to East End Arts’ annual members show, “My Unique Style,” which opens Jan. 27. More details on submission guidelines are online here.
• “Brush Strokes For The Bays” returns to the Southampton Arts Center this evening at 6 p.m. — a three-month series of art sessions that benefit Cornell Cooperative Extension’s “Back to the Bays” initiative. More details are online here. [$40]
• Guild Hall’s Guild Gathering this evening, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. will include conversations with Maziar Behrooz, award-winning architect and founder of MB Architecture; Casey Dalene, Founder, artUNPRIMED.com – specializing in Local Hamptons Art; Jess Frost, curator, archivist and art collection manager; and, Raye Levine, set designer, architect and actor. All are welcome to attend this artist networking event. More details are online here. [Free]
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
MTK Hbr: 2:01 a.m., 2:24 p.m.
Orient: 3:02 a.m., 3:25 p.m.
Greenport: 3:30 a.m., 3:53 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 3:25 a.m., 3:48 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 4:52 a.m., 5:15 p.m.
S. JPT: 4:59 a.m., 5:22 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:12 a.m., 12:21 p.m.
MTK Hbr: 3 a.m., 3:26 p.m.
Orient: 4:01 a.m., 4:27 p.m.
Greenport: 4:29 a.m., 4:55 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 4:24 a.m., 4:50 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 5:51 a.m., 6:17 p.m.
S. JPT: 5:58 a.m., 6:24 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1 a.m., 1:11 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.