Good Morning!

• We’re expecting sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 65 degrees and a north wind around 11 miles per hour. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 43. Saturday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 60 and a 40 percent chance of rain after 2 p.m. Sunday will be partly sunny, with a high near 62 and a 30 percent chance of rain before 2 p.m.

• Rescheduled from its original Sept. 23 date, the Town of East Hampton’s 375th Anniversary Parade is slated for 10 a.m. tomorrow, October 14, along East Hampton Main Street and up Newtown Lane. Here’s more info.

• The San Gennaro Feast of the Hamptons in Hampton Bays has been rescheduled again from this weekend to the weekend of Oct. 28 due to rain in the forecast for tomorrow. Here’s more info.

• After hearing for months from parents of young students in the district that the education there just wasn’t working for them, the New Suffolk School Board invited the community to an Oct. 11 discussion on exploring becoming a “Non-Instructional School District,” keeping the district and the school board intact but sending students to other, larger districts. Read More.

• The Jamesport Fire Department will host an open house on Saturday, October 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in observance of Fire Safety Week. The open house will feature fire truck and equipment displays, fire safety demonstrations, a vehicle extrication, and displays and demonstrations by area law enforcement and first responder agencies. Here’s more info.

• The Inaugural Witness Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness at the Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreation Center, 551 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton has been rescheduled to Nov. 4 from tomorrow morning. Registration begins at 8 a.m., walk at 9:30 a.m., lunch to follow. More details are online here.

• Just down the street, the Inaugural Walk to End Alzheimer’s in the Hamptons will be held Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m. at the South Fork Natural History Museum, 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike in Bridgehampton. It’s a two-mile fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association through the Long Pond Greenbelt Trails. Here’s more info.

• The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild holds its annual Fine Arts & Crafts Fair on the Cutchogue Village Green, 27320 Main Road, Cutchogue on Sunday, Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (this is a change from the original date of Oct. 14, to the rain date Sunday). There will be live music by George Cork Maul and a raffle auction. More details are at oldtownartsguild.org.

• The Southampton Arts Center hosts an Opening Reception for “Heroines of Abstract Expressionism” Saturday at 5 p.m. Thirty “talented but underappreciated” artists of the New York School, which migrated to the East End, from the collections of Rick Friedman And Cindy Lou Wakefield. On view through Dec. 17. Reception follows a 4 p.m. screening of Lana Jokel’s “Figures Transformed,” about the work of three generations of female artists. [Free] southamptonartscenter.org

• New York Polyphony, which gives “vibrant, modern voice to repertoire ranging from Gregorian chant to cutting-edge compositions” will perform at the Jamesport Meeting House, 1590 Main Road in Jamesport on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. More details are at jamesportmeetinghouse.org.

• On Sunday, Alhambra, a Sephardic music ensemble, presents arrangements of Judeo-Spanish wedding music, love songs and dances for traditional Middle Eastern instruments in a free concert at the Montauk Library, 871 Montauk Highway, Montauk at 3:30 p.m. More details are at montauklibrary.org.

The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:

October 13
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:40 a.m., 10 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:48 a.m., 9:08 p.m.
Greenport: 10:17 a.m., 10:37 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:09 a.m., 11:30 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:12 a.m., 10:32 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:39 a.m., 11:59 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:46 a.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:52 a.m., 9 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:01 a.m., 7:09 p.m.

October 14
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:16 a.m., 10:36 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:24 a.m., 9:44 p.m.
Greenport: 10:53 a.m., 11:13 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:45 a.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:48 a.m., 11:08 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:15 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:06 a.m., 12:22 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:26 a.m., 9:35 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:35 a.m., 7:44 p.m.

And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.

Beth Young
Beth Young is an award-winning local journalist who has been covering the East End since the 1990s. She began her career at the Sag Harbor Express and, after receiving her Masters from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has reported for the Southampton Press, the East Hampton Press and the Times/Review Media Group. She founded the East End Beacon website in 2013, and a print edition in 2017. Beth was born and raised on the North Fork. In her spare time, she tinkers with bicycles, tries not to drown in the Peconic Bay and hopes to grow the perfect tomato. You can send her a message at editor@eastendbeacon.com

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