• Today will be sunny and breezy, with a high near 78 degrees and a northwest wind 15 to 21 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 31 miles per hour. Keep holding on to your hat! Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Tuesday will be sunny, with a high near 77, and Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
• The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons will host a forum on the merger of Southampton Hospital with Stony Brook University Hospital tonight, June 13 at 6 p.m. at Southampton Hospital’s Parrish Memorial Hall. More information is online here.
• Researchers at SUNY Stony Brook have confirmed new cyanobacteria blooms, more commonly known as blue–green algae, in Lake Marratooka in Mattituck and Agawam Pond and Wickapogue Pond in Southampton. Health officials are asking residents not to swim or wade in these waters and to keep their pets and children away — the algae is toxic if ingested.
• Political scientist Diana R. Gordon’s new book, “Village of Immigrants: Latinos in an Emerging America,” tells Greenport’s story of 21st Century immigration in a fascinating national context. Find out more on The Beacon’s Bookshelf, online here.
• Greenport eighth grader Joey McInnes, 14, will discuss his monumental work on bee colony collapse disorder in a special lecture at Peconic Landing tomorrow, June 14 at 8 p.m. More information is online here.
• Renewable Energy Long Island is hosting a South Fork Clean Energy Forum this Wednesday, June 15 from 3 to 7 p.m. at LTV Studios in Wainscott. The theme will be: “Let’s build a renewable and resilient energy system for the South Fork.” All are welcome to attend. More information is online here.
• The Peconic Estuary Program kicks off its summer events calendar with a fishing line recycling receptacle building project June 16 at 4 p.m. at Cornell Cooperative Extension in Riverhead. Their summer schedule, online in The Peconic Bathtub here, is filled with workshops and volunteer projects ranging from removing invasive species to water quality monitoring to kayak tours and building used fishing line receptacles.
The high tides on the East End for today and tomorrow are as follows:
Shinn. In.: 3:07 a.m., 9:50 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.