This Morning’s Bulletin — 3.14.19

Above: Get on the Pi Brigade!

Good Morning, and Happy Pi Day!

• Today will be partly sunny, with a high near 54 degrees, with a calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 miles per hour. We’re expecting patchy fog overnight, with mostly cloudy skies and a steady temperature around 50. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm are likely on Friday, with a high near 56 degrees. Sunday will be sunny, with a high near 50.

• The Riverhead Town Board will hold a special meeting at 10 a.m. this morning to post a notice of public hearing for an amnesty period for the town’s new special events restrictions regarding non-profit events. The special meeting will be followed by a work session, at which the board will discuss the contract timeline for the sale of EPCAL, a coastal barrier resource system update and a presentation of the town’s audited financial statements. Their full agenda is online here.

• The Southampton Town Board’s 10 a.m. work session today will be a closed-door executive session to discuss personnel issues and legal advice. The agenda is online here.

• The North Fork Community Theatre is holding auditions for The Drowsy Chaperone, the first production in its newly renovated theater, this evening at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall on the Corner of Wickham and Pike in Mattituck. The Drowsy Chaperone is a fun ensemble show with over a dozen featured soloist and acting roles for men and women of all ages. Please be prepared to sing 32 bars of a Broadway style song. For more info, contact director, Mary Motto Kalich at 917.334.6639 or marymotto@yahoo.com.

• The Southampton Arts Center’s weekly Thursday-evening Hangout series in conjunction with its current “Takeover” exhibition continues this evening from 6 to 8 p.m. with improvisational composer and Beacon creative director George Cork Maul. More details are online here.

• The East Hampton Library will play host to a special East Hampton Anti-Bias Task Force screening of the documentary “Killer Bees,” about Bridgehampton High School’s basketball team, this Saturday, March 16 at 1 p.m. Admission is free. More details are online here.

• This year’s Long Island Natural History Conference, to be held next Friday and Saturday at Brookhaven National Laboratory, will include discussions ranging from barn owls and marshes on Jamaica Bay to white shark conservation to coastal adaptation, the future of Plum Island and updates on conservation of numerous local species. More details are online here.

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

March 14
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:01 a.m., 4:43 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3:09 a.m., 3:51 p.m.
Greenport: 4:38 a.m., 5:20 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:24 a.m., 6:12 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:33 a.m., 5:15 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6 a.m., 6:42 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:07 a.m., 6:49 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 2:51 a.m., 3:37 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1 a.m., 1:46 p.m.

March 15
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:13 a.m., 5:51 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:21 a.m., 4:59 p.m.
Greenport: 5:50 a.m., 6:28 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:30 a.m., 7:17 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:45 a.m., 6:23 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:12 a.m., 7:50 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:19 a.m., 7:57 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 3:55 a.m., 4:43 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:04 a.m., 2:52 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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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