• We’re expecting increasing clouds throughout the day today, with a high near 58 degrees and a north wind 5 to 10 miles per hour, becoming southeast in the afternoon. There’s a 20 percent chance of rain overnight, with a low around 47. We’re expecting rain Friday, with a high near 63 and new rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible. Showers are likely early Saturday, mainly before 8 a.m. Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.
• It’s been four years today that a group of dedicated community members saved scientific visionary Nikola Tesla’s Shoreham laboratory. We caught up on the progress of preserving the lab with Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe’s President, Jane Alcorn, in mid-April. Read our account online here.
• Are you baffled by your lawn and wondering what you can do to keep it healthy, naturally? Read this and you’ll learn what can be done.
• The Southampton Town Board will discuss project updates and “Community Choice Aggregation” at their 10 a.m. work session this morning. We’ll have more details when we find out what that means. Their full agenda is online here.
• The Riverhead Town Board will discuss the Long Island Affordable Housing Act, code enforcement, Stop Throwing Out Pollutants Day and the emergency alarm program at their 10 a.m. work session this morning. Their full agenda is online here.
• The Guild Hall Teen Arts Council will be curating a special evening of presentations in the John Drew Theater by members of our local creative community tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. More details are online here.
• The Ecological Culture Initiative will host a screening of “More Than Honey” at the Hampton Bays Public Library tonight, May 4 at 6:30 p.m., followed by a Q&A with ECI and Blossom Meadow’s Laura Klahre. More details are online here. [$15]
• South Fork Unity will host a community discussion on “Confronting White Supremacy” this Sunday, May 7 at 3 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork. More details are online here.
• The East Hampton Business Alliance will host a breakfast discussion on East End employers and immigration issues next Thursday, May 11 at Cittanuova Restaurant on Newtown Lane. More details are online here. [$20]
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:36 a.m., 6:10 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:44 a.m., 5:18 p.m.
Greenport: 6:13 a.m., 6:47 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:58 a.m., 7:35 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:08 a.m., 6:42 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:35 a.m., 8:09 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:42 a.m., 8:16 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:36 a.m., 3:19 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:39 a.m., 7:05 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:47 a.m., 6:13 p.m.
Greenport: 7:16 a.m., 7:42 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:01 a.m., 8:32 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:11 a.m., 7:37 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:38 a.m., 9:04 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:45 a.m., 9:11 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:35 a.m., 4:17 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.