This Morning’s Bulletin — 10.28.16

Billy Hands of Orient, son of 1966-72 Cubs pitcher Billy Hands, also of Orient, is hoping for magic in Chicago this weekend.
Billy Hands of Orient, son of 1966-72 Cubs pitcher Billy Hands, also of Orient, is hoping for magic in Chicago this weekend.

Good Morning!

• Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 51 degrees and a west wind 17 to 24 mies per hour. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 37. Tomorrow will be mostly sunny, with a high near 61 degrees. There’s a 30 percent chance of rain Sunday, mainly after 3 p.m., but otherwise it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.

• Last Friday, nearly 1,000 students throughout the East End participated in “A Day in the Life of the Peconic Estuary,” combing the waters surrounding us for scientific clues to the health of our ecosystem. Read more about the project in our sister publication, The Peconic Bathtub, online here.

• Genny Productions is presenting a production of “Gruesome Playground Injuries,” Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph’s story of a couple who first meet in the nurse’s office of their elementary school and are brought together again and again by injury and heartbreak over the next 30 years, at Guild Hall in East Hampton this weekend. More details are online here. [$25]

• Oysterponds Community Activities will host their annual meeting this Saturday, Oct. 29 at 10 a.m. at Poquatuck Hall. All are invited to attend. The Oysterponds Historical Society is also planning an all-day Fall Festival beginning just around the time the annual meeting ends. More details are online here.

• Also this weekend at Poquatuck Hall and the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church, the Hidden City Orchestra will present a two-part concert series, “Order Masquerading as Chaos” on Saturday and Sunday. More details are online here. The Beacon is a proud sponsor of this event.

• Kevin McAllister of Defend H2O will give a presentation on Living on the Edge: Coastal Issues, Climate Change & What Will Our Coastal Future Be, this Saturday, Oct. 29 at 10 a.m. at the South Fork Natural History Museum. Advance registration is required at 631.537.9735. More details are online here.

• Slow Food East End is celebrating the Long Island Cheese Pumpkin at its “Long Island Cheese Pumpkin Barn Social” this Sunday at 4 p.m. at the Hallockville Museum Farm. Attendees are asked to bring a local dish to share (made with cheese pumpkins if possible) and come dressed for Halloween and ready to hear more about the history of this local pumpkin. More details are online here.

• If you’d like to spend your weekend getting scared, take a look at our Halloween listings, online here. From mock Victorian funerals to community pumpkin carvings, spooky walks and a Rocky Horror Picture Show screening, there’s plenty of opportunity for a good scare out there over the next few days. Stay safe!

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

Oct. 28
MTK Hbr: 7:59 a.m., 8:23 p.m.
Orient: 9 a.m., 9:24 p.m.
Greenport: 9:28 a.m., 9:52 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 9:23 a.m., 9:47 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 10:50 a.m., 11:14 p.m.
S. JPT: 10:57 a.m., 11:21 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:18 a.m., 6:32 p.m.

Oct. 29
MTK Hbr: 8:38 a.m., 9:02 p.m.
Orient: 9:39 a.m., 10:03 p.m.
Greenport: 10:07 a.m., 10:31 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 10:02 a.m., 10:26 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 11:29 a.m., 11:53 p.m.
S. JPT: 11:36 a.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:58 a.m., 7:12 p.m.

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

Beth Young

Beth Young has been covering the East End since the 1990s. In her spare time, she runs around the block, 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

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