• Today will be sunny, with a high near 36 degrees and wind chill values between 15 and 25. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 26. Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 50. We’re expecting some rain and cloudy skies on Sunday, with a high near 47.
• New Year’s Day kicks off the Season of Gloom, and there’s only one way to fight back. With hearty Eat ‘n’ Watch Casseroles in front of TV. In Let’s Cook this month, our resident eaters, Alison Boyd and William Sertl tackle winter casseroles.
• In response to community requests, Stony Brook Southampton Hospital is holding another flu vaccination clinic for adults only (18 years of age and older) on Friday, Feb. 2 from 9 a.m. to noon. The clinic will take place in Parrish Memorial Hall, which is located on the corner of Herrick Road and Lewis Street in Southampton. No appointment is necessary, but identification is required.
• Southold Town a Hashamomuck Cove Roundtable Meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 11 a.m. at the Peconic Lane Community Center, 1170 Peconic Lane, Peconic. Representatives from the US Army Corp. of Engineers, NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation, the Suffolk County Water Authority and the Suffolk County Dept. of Public Works will provide the homeowners and local elected officials with an update on the status of the Hashamomuck Cove feasibility study and project following the impact of the recent blizzard and the release of updated project cost information.
• Dr. Cindy Van Dover from the Duke University Marine Lab will present a lecture titled: “From Exploration to Exploitation: Scientific Opportunities and Imperatives in the Deep Ocean” tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Stony Brook Southampton. The lecture is free and all are welcome to attend.
• The Quogue Wildlife Refuge will have their annual “Light the Night” winter trail walk, a self-guided peaceful stroll through the gently lit forest trails tomorrow, Feb. 27 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. More details are online here. [$5-$12]
• There’s plenty to do on the East End this weekend, and in the weeks ahead. Get all the details in The Beacon’s Events Calendar, online here.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:42 a.m., 5:08 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3:50 a.m., 4:16 p.m.
Greenport: 5:19 a.m., 5:45 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:57 a.m., 6:37 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:14 a.m., 5:40 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:41 a.m., 7:07 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:48 a.m., 7:14 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:36 a.m., 2:09 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:41 a.m., 6:07 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:49 a.m., 5:15 p.m.
Greenport: 6:18 a.m., 6:44 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:59 a.m., 7:39 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:13 a.m., 6:39 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:40 a.m., 8:06 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:47 a.m., 8:13 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:41 a.m., 3:18 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.