• North Babylon resident Matt Kearns took off from Montauk on Saturday to run more than 100 miles to the Long Beach Boardwalk as part of a Sierra Club event to raise awareness for wind power. He was greeted in Long Beach after 10 p.m. by a crowd of more than 1,000 people at the Sierra Club’s Wind 100 rally and concert.
• Pianofest in the Hamptons holds its season-opening concert tonight at 5:30 p.m. at the Southampton Cultural Center, 25 Pond Lane in Southampton. This top-notch group of performers will then take to the stage every Monday night at 5:30 through Aug. 4 at the Avram Theater at Stony Brook Southampton. Tickets are $20 at the door.
• Students from the New Suffolk School recently learned how to propagate hydrangeas with community member Paul Cacioppo, and they sent over some photos showing their work on a project in which the community and older generations pass on their knowledge and skills to children.
• Today is Bloomsday. Celebrate by wandering around your town and trying to see it with an outsider’s eye.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.