• Today will be sunny, with a high near 49 degrees and a northeast wind 7 to 10 miles per hour. We’re expecting patchy frost tonight under clear skies, with a low around 31 degrees. Wednesday will be partly sunny, with a high near 56 degrees and patchy drizzle after noon. There’s a 70 percent of showers, mostly after noon, on Thursday, with a high near 62 degrees. There’s a 30 percent chance of showers before 8 a.m. Friday, but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 60.
• The East Hampton Town Board is expected to discuss their selective hunting program and adopt their 2016 budget at their 10 a.m. work session at town hall this morning. The Montauk community is also expecting some more information about the town’s position on the Army Corps project underway in Montauk, as citizen arrests continue along the beachfront there. Their full agenda is online here.
• The Southold Town Board is expected to discuss seagrass management, a shade shelter at the town’s dog park in Peconic and training for housing and conservation advisory committee members at their 9 a.m. work session this morning. Their afternoon meeting will begin at 4:30 p.m. The full agenda for both meetings is online here.
• The Riverhead Town Board meets at 7 p.m. tonight. When it becomes available, their agenda will be online here.
• The Peconic Community School at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Aquebogue is hosting an open house this Thursday, Nov. 19 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. for parents interested in learning about their project-based, community focused integrated approach to education. You can RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 631.779.2934.
• The John Drew Theatre at Guild Hall presents a free staged reading of Barbara Novak’s “The Ape & The Whale: Darwin & Melville in Their Own Words” tonight at 7:30 p.m. Ms. Novak has artfully put Darwin and Melville in the same room, imagined their intense conversation, and juxtaposed their actual words into a vivid dialogue. [Free]
• The Peconic Estuary Program recently prepared a video that describes some climate change impacts that are already affecting eastern Long Island and what the group is doing to conduct an EPA assessment to help respond to climate change risks.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.