• Today will be sunny, with a high near 69 degrees and a northeast wind 5 to 8 miles per hour, becoming southeast in the afternoon. We’re expecting increasing clouds overnight, with a low around 47. There’s a 60 percent chance of showers and possibly a thunderstorm Friday, mainly after 3 p.m. Saturday is expected to be mostly sunny, with a high near 65 but a 30 percent chance afternoon showers. Sunday is expected to be mostly sunny and breezy, with a high near 57.
• While the current owners of the storied massive dilapidated blue former boarding house on Flanders Road are making the rounds of community meetings drumming up support for conversion of the building into a boutique hotel, Southampton Town Board members aren’t sure if the building can be saved. The Beacon’s full story is online here.
• Riverside Rediscovered will hold its monthly meet-up tonight, May 12 at 6:30 p.m. to vote on the first of its monthly “Riverside Five” grants and to hear an update on the redevelopment of Riverside from Sean McLean. Light refreshments will be served. More information is online here.
• The Southampton Town Board will discuss the town’s Agricultural Advisory Committee, the Hampton Visitors Council, the Solarize Southampton program and energy contractors at their 10 a.m. work session this morning. Their full agenda is online here.
• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss peddler’s permits and grant applications at their 10 a.m. work session this morning. Their full agenda is online here.
• The North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck’s spring musical production, “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” opens tonight and runs through May 29. Tickets are $20. More information is online here. Look for The Beacon’s review online early next week!
• The Quogue Wildlife Refuge is hosting a presentation on Lyme and tick borne diseases tonight at 7 p.m. Dr. Max Minnerop will discuss prevention, symptoms and treatment in this free presentation by Southampton Hospital. Reservations are required. More information is online here.
• East Hampton Town is launching a community oyster garden this weekend with a special benefit at Bay Kitchen Bar Restaurant on Three Mile Harbor this Saturday evening. Read all the details in our sister publication, The Peconic Bathtub, online here.
• The East Marion Community Association hosts their annual meeting this Saturday, May 14 at 10 a.m. at the East Marion Firehouse. Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell and Group for the East End President Bob DeLuca will speak. More information is online here.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.