Pictured Above: Mucking Town Pond, East Hampton

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting mostly sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 81 degrees and a 30 percent chance of showers after 5 p.m., with calm wind conditions becoming south 5 to 8 miles per hour in the morning. We’re expecting mostly cloudy skies overnight, with a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Saturday and Sunday are expected to both be mostly sunny, with highs near 66 degrees and a 30 percent chance of showers both days.

• Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor hosts a special discussion, “Talking Tattoos,” with June Gervais, author of the new, tender coming of age novel “Jobs for Girls with Artistic Flair,” set in a Long Island tattoo shop, and Marvin Moskowitz, a third generation tattoo artist, this evening, June 2 at 6 p.m. All are welcome.

• Live theater is alive and well on the East End this weekend, with “Sunday in the Park With George” on the NFCT stage in Mattituck, “The Portuguese Kid” at the Hampton Theatre Company in Quogue and “Double Helix” on stage at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. See these shows while you still can!

• The East End Food Market at 139 Main Road, Riverhead hosts “Cook A Fish, Give A Fish,” a local seafood cooking demo and tasting with culinary nutritionist Stefanie Sacks, this evening at 5:30 p.m. in partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension, Peconic Land Trust and Choose Local F.I.S.H. Tickets are $44.52 and are available at eastendfood.org.

• What do you do with a broken toaster? Or with a bike when the wheel runs out of true? Or with a sweater full of moth holes? Toss it? No way! North Fork Environmental Council is organizing a Repair Café at the Riverhead Senior Center at 60 Shade Tree Lane in Aquebogue on Saturday, June 3 from 1 to 4 p.m. Here’s more info on how to participate.

• The Quogue Wildlife Refuge holds a Full Moon Night Hike tonight at 8 p.m. [$20 or $10 for members, register here] and the Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt hold free a Full Strawberry Super Moon Hike with at the South Fork Natural History Museum tomorrow 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. (More info at longpondgreenbelt.org).

• The Quogue Wildlife Refuge hosts a talk on Pine Barrens and Long Island Natural History with Dr. David Taylor, a presentation in the nature center discussing the intimate link between use, culture, and Pine Barrens ecology, on Saturday at 1 p.m. More details are quoguewildliferefuge.org.

• La Manga, a Brooklyn-based cultural identity laboratory inspired by the spirit of the modern and ancestral people of the Colombian Caribbean coast, perform a free concert at Duck Creek Arts Center, 127 Squaw Road, East Hampton, on Sunday at 4 p.m. The group is a female collective celebrating life through storytelling, dance and song. More details are at duckcreekarts.org.

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

June 2
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:12 a.m., 9:22 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:20 a.m., 8:30 p.m.
Greenport: 9:49 a.m., 9:59 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:46 a.m., 10:54 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:44 a.m., 9:54 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:11 a.m., 11:21 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:18 a.m., 11:28 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:12 a.m., 8:35 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:21 a.m., 6:44 p.m.

June 3
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:55 a.m., 10:05 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:03 a.m., 9:13 p.m.
Greenport: 10:32 a.m., 10:42 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:33 a.m., 11:40 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:27 a.m., 10:37 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:54 a.m.
South Jamesport: 12:01 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9 a.m., 9:19 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:09 a.m., 7:28 p.m.

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

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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