• We’re expecting 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms today, mainly after 2 p.m., with cloudy skies and a high near 72. There’s a 30 percent chance of overnight showers and thunderstorms, with a low around 57. Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 78 and Sunday will be sunny, with a high near 82.
• Anthony Ernst of Southampton wrote in this week in support of the preservation of the summit of Sugar Loaf Hill, the Shinnecock Nation’s ancestral burial grounds, which is currently in contract to be purchased for preservation by the Peconic Land Trust, with the hopes that Southampton Town will preserve the land using CPF funds.
• East Hampton’s Group for Good Government will hold an online debate between Democratic Primary candidates for Town Supervisor and Town Board tomorrow, June 5, with the town council debate scheduled for 1 p.m. and the town supervisor debate scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Both can be viewed on demand at LTV’s YouTube channel. Early voting for the primary begins June 12, and runs through primary day, June 22. More information is online at the Suffolk County Board of Elections.
• Suffolk County reported 23 new cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday, June 2, with 0.5 percent of people tested testing positive. There were 76 people hospitalized with the virus countywide, with 25 of them in ICU. The county reported one new fatality, bringing the death toll here to 3,393 people. As of Thursday, June 3, 55.5 percent of the total population of Suffolk residents had received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, with 47.4 percent of residents having completed their vaccine series.
• The Parrish Art Museum at 279 Montauk Highway in Water Mill presents a screening of “The Proposal,” with the Hamptons Doc Fest this evening at 7:30 p.m. Known as “the artist among architects”, Luis Barragán is among the world’s most celebrated architects of the 20th century. Upon his death in 1988, much of his work was locked away in a Swiss bunker, hidden from the world’s view. Tickets are $15. For more information, call 631.283.2118 or visit parrishart.org.
• A Weekend of Wasserstein begins this evening at Guild Hall’s Play in the Garden, 159 Main Street, East Hampton, with two different shows at 8 p.m. tonight and tomorrow night. Tonight’s show will feature an evening of six short plays with music – Bette and Me, Tender Offer, Workout, Medea, Boy Meets Girl, and The Man in a Case. Saturday, June 5 will feature a staged reading of The Heidi Chronicles, with a talkback led by Erika Rundle. Tickets are $50 per night. Call 631.324.0806 or visit guildhall.org.
• Cutchogue’s Old Town Arts and Crafts Guild at 28265 Main Road in Cutchogue will hold its first Fine Art & Craft Fair since the pandemic tomorrow, June 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 631.734.6382 or visit oldtownartsguild.org.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:23 a.m., 6:54 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:31 a.m., 6:02 p.m.
Greenport: 7 a.m., 7:31 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:49 a.m., 8:15 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:55 a.m., 7:26 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:22 a.m., 8:53 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:29 a.m., 9 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:11 a.m., 5:51 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:20 a.m., 4 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:15 a.m., 7:39 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:23 a.m., 6:47 p.m.
Greenport: 7:52 a.m., 8:16 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:43 a.m., 9:03 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:47 a.m., 8:11 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:14 a.m., 9:38 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:21 a.m., 9:45 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:05 a.m., 6:41 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:14 a.m., 4:50 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.