• Groundhog Malverne Mel (aka Quo-hog) predicted an early spring on a Quogue Library-sponsored visit to the Quogue Firehouse Saturday morning, and the forecast for the next few days echoes his prediction.
• It will be sunny today, with a high near 48 degrees and a southwest wind 3 to 7 miles per hour. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers overnight, with increasing clouds and a low around 33. Tuesday will be partly sunny, with a high near 52, and Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
• Suffolk County and the Rockefeller Institute of Government will be holding a forum on the opioid addiction crisis, “Stories from Suffolk,” on Wednesday, Feb. 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Kimisis Tis Theotokou Church in Southampton. More details are online here.
• Coming to Guild Hall for one day only this Thursday, Feb. 7, from an Off-Broadway run at 59E59 Theaters in New York, “Vivian’s Music, 1969” is based on the 1969 shooting of a 14-year-old girl by a white police officer in segregated North Omaha, Nebraska, which set off one of the worst race riots in American history. More details are online here.
• Progressive groups from throughout the East End are holding a forum on “A Healthier New York for ALL” on Saturday, Feb. 9 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Drew Lecture Hall at Stony Brook University’s Southampton Campus. More details are online here.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:29 a.m., 9:51 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:37 a.m., 8:59 p.m.
Greenport: 10:06 a.m., 10:28 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11 a.m., 11:25 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:01 a.m., 10:23 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:28 a.m., 11:50 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:35 a.m., 11:57 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:38 a.m., 9:02 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:47 a.m., 7:11 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:10 a.m., 10:33 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:18 a.m., 9:41 p.m.
Greenport: 10:47 a.m., 11:10 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:39 a.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:42 a.m., 11:05 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:09 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:16 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:16 a.m., 9:40 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:25 a.m., 7:49 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.