• East Hampton is proposing several changes to its taxicab license policies that have some cabbies concerned, especially since they’re hearing they’ll be facing competition from internet-based car services this summer. The town’s representatives say the changes are actually meant to help small businesses. The Beacon’s full story is online here.
• Peconic Landing is hosting its 9th Annual May Mile & 5K race on May 10 to celebrate Older Americans Month. This year’s race kicks off at 10 a.m., awards and trophies will be presented at 11:15 a.m., and the day concludes with a BBQ lunch and raffles. There are different pricing options available based on chosen activity and ages, and everyone who registers gets a t-shirt. More information is online here.
• This Tuesday, May 6, starting at 9 a.m., the East Hampton Trails Preservation Society will continue their clean-up and re-blazing efforts along the Paumanok Path through Stony Hill. Please dress for painting and employ your favorite tick preventative. As always, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org if you are available to help with this week’s work. New volunteers are welcome and no experience is necessary.
• The Southampton Youth Bureau is hosting a job and internship fair for ages 16 to 26 at the Hampton Bays Community Center, 25 Ponquogue Avenue in Hampton Bays, on May 16 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Businesses in the fields of medicine, wildlife conservation, financial services, nutrition, retail, hospitality and government will be there. For more information, call 631.702.2425.
• The East End Seaport Museum in Greenport has set its lighthouse cruise schedule for the season, beginning with a trip to Bug Light on May 24. Their full schedule is online here.
• Today is the deadline for submissions to the Hamptons International Film Festival. If you have a film to enter in the competition, hurry up and submit it here.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.