• We’re staying on the winter weather wagon, for now. Tonight we’re expecting rain, sleet and snow, changing over to all snow after 2 a.m. tomorrow, We’re expecting accumulations of between 5 and 9 inches by the end of the day tomorrow, according to the National Weather Service.
• Yesterday evening’s Greenport village candidate debate and Southampton Town Board meeting were cancelled due to the inclement weather. The Greenport debate was rescheduled for March 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. Southampton has scheduled a special town board meeting for this afternoon at 2:30 p.m. and a second special town board meeting for 6 p.m. March 10. Southampton also has a regular 1 p.m. town board meeting March 10.
• Stony Brook Southampton MFA in Creative Writing professors Ursula Hegi, Susan Merrill, Roger Rosenblatt, Julie Sheehan and Lou Ann Walker are scheduled to read tonight at Writers Speak Wednesdays in the Radio Lounge in Chancellor’s Hall. We’ll update our Facebook page if that changes. More information is online here.
• Amagansett Library is hosting a new Songwriters Circle on the first Thursday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m., beginning tomorrow, March 5. Songwriters who’d like to get involved are asked to bring at least 10 copies of lyric sheets and be prepared to stay for the full two hours. More information is online here.
• The state DEC and the Peconic Estuary Program have planned a training session for alewife monitors to search the creeks and streams of Long Island this spring to find migratory alewifes. The session will be held on Thursday, March 5 from 7 to 8 p.m. at Cornell Cooperative Extension’s office at 423 Griffing Ave. in Rierhead. RSVP to Julie Nace at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 631.444.0871. More information about alewife monitoring is online here.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.