Pictured Above: This Saturday at the Greenport American Legion!

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting showers and thunderstorms this morning, mainly before 11 a.m., with mostly cloudy skies today and a high temperature near 68 degrees, with a southwest wind 8 to 13 miles per hour. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 52. We’re expecting mostly cloudy skies on Thursday, with showers likely, mainly after 2 p.m., and a high near 67. Friday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 58 and a 40 percent chance of showers.

• Peconic Baykeeper is sponsoring a Septic Upgrade Outreach Panel this evening from 6 to 7:30 p.m .at the Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library. Panel will include Al Krupski, Pete Topping, Bob DeLuca, and representatives of Advanced Wastewater Systems, the Suffolk County Department of Health, and the Peconic Estuary Partnership.  It’s free but registration is required at peconicbaykeeper.org.

• Hamptons Observatory and East Hampton Library present a free, virtual lecture this evening at 7 p.m. by Terry Garcia, former National Geographic Executive Vice President and Chief Science & Exploration Officer, who’ll discuss his new book, “The Future of Exploration: Discovering the Uncharted Frontiers of Science, Technology, and Human Potential,” an anthology by 36 of the world’s most renowned explorers and visionaries. Here’s More Info.

• The Guild Hall Teen Arts Council and Sag Harbor based architect Nilay Oza will share their collaboration, The Sag Harbor Backyard Bathtub Project, at Kidd Squid Brewing Company in Sag Harbor on Friday, May 10 at 7:30 p.m. Here’s More Info.

• The Greenport Farmers Market will held this year for the first time in the village’s Mitchell Park at 115 Front Street on Friday afternoons beginning May 17. Read More.

• The North Fork’s Rites of Spring Music Festival, kicking off this Sunday, May 12, is this year presenting a series that pairs music from cultures around the world. Find Out More.

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

May 8
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:32 a.m., 10:51 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:40 a.m., 9:59 p.m.
Greenport: 11:09 a.m., 11:28 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:14 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:04 a.m., 11:23 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:01 a.m., 12:31 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:08 a.m., 12:38 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:49 a.m., 10:08 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:58 a.m., 8:17 p.m.

May 9
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:23 a.m., 11:42 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:31 a.m., 10:50 p.m.
Greenport: Noon
Mattituck Inlet: 12:26 a.m., 1:03 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:55 a.m.
New Suffolk: 12:50 a.m., 1:22 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:57 a.m., 1:29 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:39 a.m., 10:55 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:48 a.m., 9:04 p.m.

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

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Beth Young
Beth Young is an award-winning local journalist who has been covering the East End since the 1990s. She began her career at the Sag Harbor Express and, after receiving her Masters from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has reported for the Southampton Press, the East Hampton Press and the Times/Review Media Group. She founded the East End Beacon website in 2013, and a print edition in 2017. Beth was born and raised on the North Fork. In her spare time, she 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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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