• We’re expecting rain today, with thunderstorms also possible after 9 a.m. and a steady temperature around 54, with an east wind 10 to 14 miles per hour. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch are possible. Showers and thunderstorms will continue until about 1 a.m., after which we’re expecting cloudy skies overnight, with a low around 46. Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 65. There’s a 60 percent chance of rain on Friday, with a high near 58.
• The East End’s nature and arts organizations pulled out all the stops Earth Day weekend, with events ranging from an electric car fair to arts workshops to beach cleanups, a 5K run and hikes through the region’s most pristine places. See our photo spread online here.
• OLA of Eastern Long Island is holding a community meeting to let Americans know what they can do to help their immigrant friends and neighbors in these difficult times this evening, April 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church in Sag Harbor. All are welcome.
• Indivisible North Fork will host a forum with the five Democratic candidates for the First Congressional District this Sunday, April 29 at 3 p.m. at the Dark Horse Restaurant in Riverhead. Tickets are free, but registration is required online here. The candidates will face off in a June 26 primary to run against incumbent Congressman Lee Zeldin.
• On May 1 at 7 p.m. in Southampton Town Hall’s auditorium, Southampton Town Aquatics & Recreation, Inc. (STAR) will host a public forum on the aquatics center that they are proposing to build on town owned land at Red Creek Park in Hampton Bays. All are welcome to attend. For more information, contact Josephine Di Vincenzi at 631.433.1135
• Today’s the last day to subscribe in time to receive the May print edition of the East End Beacon. You’ll read many of our stories there before you find them here! Subscribe online here. The Beacon can also now be found at more than 80 newsstands throughout the East End.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:53 a.m., 7:19 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:01 a.m., 6:27 p.m.
Greenport: 7:30 a.m., 7:56 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:17 a.m., 8:50 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:25 a.m., 7:51 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:52 a.m., 9:18 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:59 a.m., 9:25 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:55 a.m., 4:38 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:48 a.m., 8:09 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:56 a.m., 7:17 p.m.
Greenport: 8:25 a.m., 8:46 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:17 a.m., 9:44 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:20 a.m., 8:41 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:47 a.m., 10:08 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:54 a.m., 10:15 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:57 a.m., 5:35 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.