• We’re expecting rain and patchy fog this morning, mainly before 10 a.m., with skies gradually clearing and a high near 51. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 30 and a northwest wind 9 to 14 miles per hour, gusting as high as 24. We’re expecting increasing clouds on Friday, with a high near 42, and rain on Saturday, mainly before 1 p.m., with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 45.
• Long Island Stage, a new island-wide non-profit, has organized three Thursday nights of music in March, showcasing original rock and folk music by groups that call the Island home. The first night of music is tonight! Here’s more info.
• The American Legion Roller Rink at 102 Third Street in Greenport plays host to a New York Blood Center blood drive today from 1 to 7 p.m. Appointments are recommended and can be made online here.
• The Riverhead Town Board’s work session this morning will begin at 9:30 a.m. with a presentation of the audit of the town’s 2021 books, followed by a discussion of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for new construction of a five-story, mixed use building at the former Sears store site at 203-213 East Main Street, an update on the Town Square and possibly renaming a field at Stotzky Park. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live here.
• The East Hampton Town Board will hold public hearings on adding a section to the building code about protecting trees during construction, on amending the Community Preservation Fund section of the code to add language about the Community Housing Fund, and on a grant of a scenic and conservation easement at 72 Shore Drive East in Amagansett at its 2 p.m. meeting this afternoon. Here’s the agenda, and the meeting can be viewed live on LTV’s YouTube channel.
• The Southampton Youth Bureau’s Youth Advisory Committee will hold a Pancake Breakfast at the Hampton Bays Community Center, 25 Ponquogue Ave., Hampton Bays this Saturday, March 4 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tickets are $10/person and $20 for a family of four in advance, or $15 and $25 for a family day-of. To register in advance, visit southamptontownny.gov/YBpayment.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:29 a.m., 6:48 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:37 a.m., 5:56 p.m.
Greenport: 7:06 a.m., 7:25 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:39 a.m., 8:14 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:01 a.m., 7:20 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:28 a.m., 8:47 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:35 a.m., 8:54 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:06 a.m., 5:45 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:15 a.m., 3:54 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:17 a.m., 7:32 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:25 a.m., 6:40 p.m.
Greenport: 7:54 a.m., 8:09 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:33 a.m., 9:03 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:49 a.m., 8:04 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:16 a.m., 9:31 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:23 a.m., 9:38 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:05 a.m., 6:39 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:14 a.m., 4:48 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.