• It will be sunny today, with a high temperature near 79 degrees and a west wind 8 to 10 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 20 mph. We’re expecting increasing clouds overnight, with a low around 56. Saturday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 76 and a 20 percent chance of showers after 2 p.m. Sunday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 76 and a 20 percent chance of showers.
• We’re in the midst of an emergency blood shortage, and there will be two local New York Blood Center blood drives over the next couple days. The Sag Harbor Fire Department at 1357 Brick Kiln Road hosts a blood drive today from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. — appointments can be made online here. The Hampton Bays Fire Department, at 106 Ponquogue Avenue, also holds a blood drive tomorrow, June 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Appointments for that blood drive can be made online here.
• Southold Town’s Coffee with a Cop program continues tomorrow, June 11, when officers will be on hand at Goldberg’s Bagels in the Mattituck Plaza shopping center from 9 to 11 a.m. to talk with members of the community about their concerns. Here’s more.
• The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill hosts a screening of the Film: “The Gardener” this evening at 6 p.m., co-presented with Hamptons Doc Fest and in conjunction with the museum’s Landscape Pleasures garden tour on June 11. The documentary features the influential gardener and plantsman Frank Cabot’s 20-acre English garden in Quebec, Les Quatre Vents. Tickets range from $5 to $15 and are available online here. Here’s more info on Landscape Pleasures.
•This Saturday, June 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt, Southampton Town, the League of Conservation Voters and the South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo) are teaming up for a Dragonfly & Green Expo Festival at Vineyard Field behind SoFo, at 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike. Here’s more info.
• The gun control advocacy group March for Our Lives, which held its first march in the wake of the Parkland, Fla. shootings in 2018, is holding rallies throughout the country this weekend, including one locally tomorrow, June 11 from noon to 3 p.m. at Southampton Town Hall. Here’s more info.
• Custer Institute and the Long Island Chapter of the New York State Archaeological Association at the Southold Indian Museum will hold an evening of traditional indigenous music, archeoastronomy, & poetry of the first Native American poet laureate under the stars on Saturday, June 11 at 8 p.m. Read More.
• The North Fork Community Theatre’s annual Building on Tradition gala will be held Saturday, June 11 at Veteran’s Beach in Mattituck, with matinee and evening seatings at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tickets range from $125 to $175, and go toward the renovation of the historic theater. Here’s more info.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:56 a.m., 7:21 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:04 a.m., 6:29 p.m.
Greenport: 7:33 a.m., 7:58 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:18 a.m., 8:40 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:28 a.m., 7:53 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:55 a.m., 9:20 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:02 a.m., 9:27 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:34 a.m., 6:20 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:43 a.m., 4:29 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:44 a.m., 8:05 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:52 a.m., 7:13 p.m.
Greenport: 8:21 a.m., 8:42 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:14 a.m., 9:31 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:16 a.m., 8:37 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:43 a.m., 10:04 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:50 a.m., 10:11 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:37 a.m., 7:14 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:46 a.m., 5:23 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.