• We’re expecting patchy frost before 9 a.m. today, with otherwise sunny skies, a high temperature near 56 degrees and a southwest wind 8 to 15 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 40. Thursday will be sunny, with a high near 58, and Friday will be sunny, with a high near 63.
• Our Climate Local Now columnist Mary Morgan shares stories this month of East Enders who are finding new ways to make composting, a vital climate solution, work in their backyards and communities. Read this month’s column.
• The Hampton Theatre Company’s premiere of Joe DiPietro’s “Over the River and Through the Woods,” has been postponed from its originally scheduled opening tomorrow due to recent Covid-19 exposure among cast members. The play will now premiere a week later, on Thursday, Oct. 27 and will run through Sunday, Nov. 13. The theater will reach out to ticketholders for performances originally scheduled for October 20-23 to arrange for exchanges to other performance dates. Updated information is available on the HTC website (www.hamptontheatre.org). For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 631.653.8955.
• The Suffolk County Department of Health Services announced Oct. 11 that it is would like to sample private wells at no charge to residents in an area in Orient generally north of Skippers Lane, south of the Main Road, west of Tabor Road, and east of Racketts Court. Read More.
The Retreat is hosting Partnering to Provide Safety and Support, a free online domestic violence prevention workshop, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. today over Zoom. This workshop is open to anyone who would like to learn more about The Retreat, the dynamics of relationships, and ways to support those experiencing abuse. Registration is required, online here.
• CAST and Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital have organized a free health fair to be held tomorrow, Oct. 20 from 2 to 8 p.m. at Southold Town’s Peconic Lane Recreation Center at 970 Peconic Lane in Peconic. Here’s more info.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:15 a.m., 6:38 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:23 a.m., 5:46 p.m.
Greenport: 6:52 a.m., 7:15 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:23 a.m., 7:42 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:47 a.m., 7:10 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:14 a.m., 8:37 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:21 a.m., 8:44 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 4:58 a.m., 5:03 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:07 a.m., 3:12 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:05 a.m., 7:24 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:13 a.m., 6:32 p.m.
Greenport: 7:42 a.m., 8:01 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:15 a.m., 8:34 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:37 a.m., 7:56 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:04 a.m., 9:23 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:11 a.m., 9:30 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:52 a.m., 5:58 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:01 a.m., 4:07 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.