• It will be sunny today, with a high temperature near 81 degrees and a light and variable wind, becoming southwest 5 to 8 miles per hour in the afternoon. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 64. Thursday will be sunny, with a high near 84 and Friday will also be sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 6 to 15 mph.
• In the wake of the recent Supreme Court decision overturning Roe vs. Wade, numerous local groups are holding a Rally for Women’s Rights this evening at 5:30 p.m. at the Suffolk County Supreme Court on Griffing Avenue in Riverhead. Local elected leaders will speak about protecting women’s rights. This rally was rescheduled from Monday due to rain that day.
• Author Helene Munson will give a talk on her book, “Hitler’s Boy Soldiers,” about her father’s experiences during World War II this evening, June 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, 27550 Main Road, Cutchogue. Ms. Munson, of New Suffolk, recently sat down with us for an interview about her experiences researching the book. Read More.
• “Anna in the Tropics,” Nilo Cruz’s Pulitzer Prize-winning 2003 play centering on a sultry and steamy cigar factory in 1929 Tampa, Florida, where the lives of a Cuban-American family are challenged by the vices and temptations that surround them, opens today at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, and continues through July 24. Here’s more info.
• The North Fork Environmental Council is holding three more “Kayak What’s Left” kayaking and shorebird sighting fundraisers this summer, on Saturdays July 16, Aug. 27 and Sept. 17. Meet at 8 a.m. at the Eagle’s Neck paddling booth at Orient Beach State Park. The trips take approximately two hours, and cost $45 per person or $40 for members, which includes kayak, paddle and life jacket, or $25 per person if you bring your own equipment. Checks can be sent to: North Fork Environmental Council, P.O. Box 799, Mattituck, NY 11952 to reserve your spot, or email email@example.com to RSVP. Also be prepared to pay a $10 per car entrance fee at Orient State Park. For more information, call 631.298.8880.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:01 a.m., 11:14 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:09 a.m., 10:22 p.m.
Greenport: 11:38 a.m., 11:51 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:35 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:33 a.m., 11:46 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:29 a.m., 1 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:36 a.m., 1:07 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:08 a.m., 10:10 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:17 a.m., 8:19 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:46 a.m., 11:57 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:54 a.m., 11:05 p.m.
Greenport: 12:23 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:39 a.m., 1:14 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:18 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:13 a.m., 1:45 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:20 a.m., 1:52 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:49 a.m., 10:47 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:58 a.m., 8:56 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.