• We’re expecting patchy fog before 8 a.m. today, but otherwise it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 88 and a southwest wind 7 to 13 miles per hour. Be sure to hydrate! Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 61. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Friday, but otherwise it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 65.
• The Southampton Town Board will hear a report from the town’s Youth Board and receive an update on the Ponquogue Beach Redevelopment Plan at their 10 a.m. work session this morning at town hall. Their full agenda is online here.
• The Riverhead Town Board’s work session this morning has been cancelled.
• The East Hampton Town Board will hold public hearings on a lease of property at the industrial park at the airport to HTO, E. Hampton Distr. L.L.C. for $90,000 per year, on guidelines for access to pubic records and on a management plan for the Robert T. Olson Preserve at 76 and 78 Squaw Road in Springs at their 6:30 p.m. meeting tonight. Their full agenda is online here.
• This weekend, Flanders will be filled with food trucks at a special festival organized by the Flanders, Riverside & Northampton Community Association. The Beacon’s full story is online here.
• The North Fork Community Theatre’s production of the hit musical “Cabaret,” which takes us back to Berlin in 1930 as two couples attempt to find happiness amidst the looming threat of the Third Reich, opens tonight and continues through June 4. More details are online here. Look for our review online early next week!
• The Southampton Historical Museum will host a lecture on Captain Henry Green: Long Island Whaler and Treasure Hunter this morning, May 18 at 11 a.m. More details are online here. [Free]
• Landscape designer Edwina von Gal will give a talk on “Protecting Our Water Starts in Your Backyard” as part of the Tom Twomey Lecture Series at the East Hampton Library this evening, May 18 at 6 p.m. More details are online here. [Free]
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 3:52 a.m., 4:42 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3 a.m., 3:50 p.m.
Greenport: 4:29 a.m., 5:19 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:06 a.m., 5:45 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:24 a.m., 5:14 p.m.
New Suffolk: 5:51 a.m., 6:41 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:58 a.m., 6:48 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:42 a.m., 1:25 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:49 a.m., 5:35 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3:57 a.m., 4:43 p.m.
Greenport: 5:26 a.m., 6:12 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:02 a.m., 6:39 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:21 a.m., 6:07 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:48 a.m., 7:34 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:55 a.m., 7:41 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:34 a.m., 2:16 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.