This Morning’s Bulletin — 5.18.18
• We’re in for a spate of foul weather this weekend. Today will be cloudy, with a high near 58 degrees and an east wind 8 to 18 miles per hour. We’re expecting rain overnight, with a low around 51 and an east wind around 17 miles per hour. We’re expecting rain throughout the day Saturday, with a high near 60 and wind continuing out of the east 10 to 15 miles per hour. There’s a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Sunday, mainly after 2 p.m.
• Martin H. Levinson of Riverhead provides our poem of the month, “The Thief.” The Beacon is accepting poetry submissions at email@example.com.
• The evolution of a diverse community over three centuries is the focus of this year’s Sag Harbor Cultural Heritage Weekend, to be held today through Sunday, May 20 at venues throughout the village. More details on the whole weekend’s schedule are online here.
• The Flanders, Riverside & Northampton Community Association is hosting its second annual Food Truck Festival this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with numerous food options, physical activities, and a kids zone. More details are online here.
• NASA Solar System Ambassador Paul Stengel will give a Montauk Observatory talk titled “Next Stop, Mars” this evening at 7 p.m. at the South Fork Natural History Museum. More details are online here.
• North Fork Audubon’s annual Native Plant Sale at Inlet Pond County Park will be held Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a lecture on stopping mile-a-minute weed on Saturday at 10 a.m. More details are online here.
• Tomorrow is also Stewardship Day at Quail Hill Farm in Amagansett. Volunteer to help the Peconic Land Trust with planting at this community farm. More details are online here.
• The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons will be holding a Democratic Congressional Candidates Debate on Thursday, May 24, 7 p.m in the auditorium of Hampton Bays High School. All are welcome to attend. More details are online here.
• There’s plenty to do on the East End this weekend, and in the weeks ahead. Get the details in our Events Calendar.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:19 a.m., 12:57 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:05 p.m.
Greenport: 12:56 a.m., 1:34 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:52 a.m., 2:33 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:51 a.m., 1:29 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:18 a.m., 2:56 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:25 a.m., 3:03 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:21 a.m., 10:33 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:14 a.m., 1:53 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:22 a.m., 1:01 p.m.
Greenport: 1:51 a.m., 2:30 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:46 a.m., 3:28 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:46 a.m., 2:25 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:13 a.m., 3:52 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:20 a.m., 3:59 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:21 a.m., 11:33 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.