This Morning’s Bulletin — 5.21.21

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting patchy fog before 8 a.m. today, but otherwise mostly sunny skies, with a high temperature near 74 degrees and a calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 miles per hour in the morning. It will be mostly cloudy tonight, with a low around 53. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers after 2 p.m. tomorrow, with partly sunny skies and a high near 78. Sunday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 85 degrees and a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m.

• Every May, around the full moon, horseshoe crabs take to the beaches of the East End to mate. They do have favorite beaches, including Pike’s Beach in Westhampton Beach, where the South Fork Natural History Museum is gathering a group of interested naturalists to witness this annual rite of passage this Sunday, May 23, at 5:30 p.m. The event costs $10 for adults or $5 for children. Here’s how to register.

• The Parrish Art Museum hosts a livestream concert with pianist Nadejda Vlaeva this evening at 6 p.m. as part of its Salon Series. Arnold Steinhardt, leader of the Guarneri String Quartet, praised her as “one of those people of extraordinary ability whom we hope for, but rarely see.” Tickets are $20 for non-members of the Parrish, and $15 for members, and are available online here.

• The historic Sag Harbor Cinema, rebuilt after a fire in 2016, officially reopened for the first time since the fire last weekend (the opening was delayed by a year due to theater closures during Covid) and is now showing three films — “Dream Horse,” “The Killing of Two Lovers” and “About Endlessness.” Here’s more info.

• The Hallockville Fiber Festival, a celebration of artisanal crafts and wool, with demonstrations, workshops and local artisans selling their handmade supplies and products, will be held tomorrow, May 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The rain date May 23. More info is online at at

• Tomorrow is World Turtle Day! Celebrate with the Quogue Wildlife Refuge at 10 a.m. Saturday with program for adults and families where you will learn about protecting turtles, and get a chance to meet the refuge’s turtles. Tickets are $5. Register at

• “Reawakenings,” a virtual benefit for Guild Hall, will be held Sunday, May 23 at 8 p.m. The event is a celebration of spring and the arts, with poems of rejuvenation, rebirth and creativity to be read in the spirit of hopefulness for a new season by a celebrated cast of artists. Tickets range from $20 to $75. Register at

The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:

May 21
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:59 a.m., 6:34 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:07 a.m., 5:42 p.m.
Greenport: 6:36 a.m., 7:11 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:17 a.m., 7:51 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:31 a.m., 7:06 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:58 a.m., 8:33 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:05 a.m., 8:40 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 4:34 a.m., 5:28 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:43 a.m., 3:37 p.m.

May 22
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:53 a.m., 7:21 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:01 a.m., 6:29 p.m.
Greenport: 7:30 a.m., 7:58 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:16 a.m., 8:44 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:25 a.m., 7:53 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:52 a.m., 9:20 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:59 a.m., 9:27 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:38 a.m., 6:25 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:47 a.m., 4:34 p.m.

And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.

Beth Young

Beth Young has been covering the East End since the 1990s. In her spare time, she runs around the block, tinkers with bicycles, tries not to drown in the Peconic Bay and hopes to grow the perfect tomato. You can send her a message at

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