• We’re expecting a 30 percent chance of afternoon showers today, but otherwise it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. There’s a 40 percent chance of showers overnight, with a low around 57. There’s a 70 percent chance of showers Friday, with a high near 73. Saturday will be partly sunny and breezy, with a high near 58 and a 30 percent chance of showers.
• East End Congressman Lee Zeldin and his challenger, former Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst, shared their starkly different positions on the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers projects at an environmental forum Tuesday evening. The Beacon’s full story is online here.
• The Southampton Town Board will discuss the CPF deer management program, marina districts in residential zones and a permit and tracking system for commercial carters at their 10 a.m. work session at town hall this morning. Their full agenda is online here.
• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss the DEA National Drug Take Back Day, the town’s Halloween Fest and a Cleaner Greener Communities Grant at their 10 a.m. work session this morning. Their full agenda is online here.
• The Long Island Commission for Aquifer Protection will hold a public hearing on their State of the Aquifer report this evening, Oct. 20 at 6 p.m. at the at the Riverhead County Center in Riverside. Details are online here.
• The East Hampton Town Board will hold public hearings on a CPF acquisition and two conservation easements at their 6:30 p.m. meeting this evening. Their full agenda is online here.
• New York Natural Heritage Program biologists will present their findings on the first ever four-season biological inventory of the plants and animals on Plum Island tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Peconic Landing Community Center. More information is online here.
• Just in time for the home stretch of an R-Rated presidential election season, Hampton Theatre Company brings David Mamet’s “November,” a hilarious and scathingly satirical take on American presidential politics, to the Quogue Community Hall for their season-opening production, opening tonight. More details are online here.
• And, as November begins, The Town of Southold, and the Anti-Bias Task Force of Southold Town invite all members of the community, young and old, to stand with them at a Vigil for Respect and Civility, to be held on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 3:30 p.m., at Silversmith Corner in Southold.
• The North Fork Community Theatre’s fall production of the musical “First Date” continues for two more weekends beginning tonight! Read our review online here.
• The Neo-Political Cowgirls are taking visitors through the terrors of “Hysteria” at the Amagansett Farmers Market this weekend. More details are online here.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
MTK Hbr: 12:29 a.m., 12:57 p.m.
Orient: 1:30 a.m., 1:58 p.m.
Greenport: 1:58 a.m., 2:26 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 1:53 a.m., 2:21 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 3:20 a.m., 3:48 p.m.
S. JPT: 3:27 a.m., 10:57 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:10 a.m., 11:49 p.m.
MTK Hbr: 1:29 a.m., 1:59 p.m.
Orient: 2:30 a.m., 3 p.m.
Greenport: 2:58 a.m., 3:28 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 2:53 a.m., 3:23 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 4:20 a.m., 4:50 p.m.
S. JPT: 4:27 a.m., 4:57 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:10 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.