• Showers are likely today, with thunderstorms also possible after noon and a high near 66 degrees. The wind is out of the south at 16 to 18 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 28. We’re expecting rain overnight, with a low around 57 degrees. Rain and wind are likely Saturday, mainly before 1 p.m., with a high near 60 degrees and the temperature falling to around 54 for the remainder of the day. Skies will clear by Saturday night, with a low around 34. Sunday will be sunny, with a high near 55 degrees.
• The East Hampton Healthcare Foundation will hold a free Community Health Fair this Friday, Nov. 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. All are welcome. More details are online here.
• When you enter through the front doors of the Southampton Arts Center on Jobs Lane for the rest of the year, you’ll be greeted by the sounds of whales talking with one another, the smells of the sea and the sand, and a visual explosion of colors you’d only find diving off a coral reef in tropical waters. Find out here how you can be a part of a new exhibition, “Light on the Ocean,” opening this evening from 5 to 7 p.m.
• The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will host a screening of the documentary “This Changes Everything,” seven portraits of communities on the front lines of climate change, this evening, Nov. 2 at 6 p.m. More details are online here. [$15]
• Custer Institute Observatory in Southold holds its annual Jamboree, this year titled StarFest 2018, this weekend, with observing through their telescopes on Main Bayview Road Friday and Sunday and a full day of programs Saturday at the Southold Town Recreation Center. More details are online here. [$20-$30]
• Gregory M. Metzger will present a lecture titled “Long Island’s White Shark Research” in the Duke Lecture Hall of Chancellor’s Hall on the Stony Brook Southampton Campus this evening at 7:30 p.m. More details are online here.
• The Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center will hold a preview screening of Joe Lauro’s new film, “Peter, Paul & Mary at Newport, 1963-1965” at Pierson High School in Sag Harbor on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 6 p.m. More details are online here.
• The Mattituck American Legion has announced they will host a World War I-themed “Camp Show”, in Honor and Celebration of the American Legion’s 100th Anniversary, and the end of the Great War, on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 7 to 11 p.m. More details are online here.
• The Beacon’s Events Calendar, which includes events throughout the weekend and in the weeks ahead, is online here.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:46 a.m., 5:16 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3:54 a.m., 4:24 p.m.
Greenport: 5:23 a.m., 5:53 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:14 a.m., 6:38 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:18 a.m., 5:48 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:45 a.m., 7:15 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:52 a.m., 7:22 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 3:53 a.m., 4:08 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:02 a.m., 2:17 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:52 a.m., 6:20 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5 a.m., 5:28 p.m.
Greenport: 6:29 a.m., 6:57 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:18 a.m., 7:43 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:24 a.m., 6:52 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:51 a.m., 8:19 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:58 a.m., 8:26 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 4:55 a.m., 5:12 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:04 a.m., 3:21 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.