• We’re expecting a 70 percent chance of showers today, with a high near 56 degrees and a southwest wind 10 to 16 miles per hour, somewhat calmer than yesterday’s gusty winds, which were in the low 20 mph range. Tonight, we’re expecting more showers, possibly a thunderstorm and a low around 47 degrees. We’re expecting the weather to clear up Saturday, with a steady temperature around 48 degrees and sunny skies with a high near 52 degrees for Easter Sunday.
• Did your egg hunt get snowed on last weekend? Don’t worry, it happened to nearly everyone. There are plenty more egg hunts this weekend, and you can find them online here.
• The Amagansett Free Library is turning 100 next year, and as part of the celebration, the library’s oral historian, Kara Westerman, is looking for long-time ‘Gansetters who want to tell their tales. The Beacon’s full story is online here.
• The Watermill Center is hosting a day-long series of family events tomorrow, including a morning workshop on puppet-making, an afternoon workshop on performance art and an evening reception for Daniel Arsham’s site-specific installation. More information is online here.
• Senator Ken LaValle and Assemblyman Fred Thiele announced earlier this week that they’ve helped set aside $5 million in state funding for a nitrogen management and mitigation plan for Long Island’s waters to identify causes and recommend courses of action to reduce the amount of nitrogen in our waters. More details to come.
• Not crazy about spending Easter with humans? Well, you could spend your evening stalking wild woodcocks in Bridgehampton instead. Group for the East End’s Steve Biasetti is leading an evening hike on Sunday to search for the American Woodcock in courtship flight in the Long Pond Greenbelt in Bridgehampton. More information is online here. If you miss this woodcock demonstration, don’t fear. North Fork Audubon is planning a similar walk next Wednesday. The details on that trip are here.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.