• We’re expecting showers and possibly a thunderstorm this morning, mainly before 11 a.m., with a high temperature near 81 degrees and a southeast wind 6 to 9 miles per hour, becoming northwest in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch are possible. There’s a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight before 2 a.m., with partly cloudy skies and a low around 67. Tuesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 88, and Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 89.
• When Mary Woodhouse spurred the community of East Hampton to build Guild Hall, which opened in 1931, she envisioned that it would serve as an arts town hall, a central hub that would invite the community to participate both in the arts and in the conversations that help create community. Guild Hall’s current renovation is attempting to do just that, creating more public spaces, gardens and a café where the community can gather both while programming is underway and at times when the building is closed. Read More.
• After more than a month of debate on how to better regulate short-term rentals, the Southold Town Board decided this week to put several proposed changes designed to allow for better enforcement of the town code up for public hearing on Aug. 29. Read More.
• The East Hampton Lions club will hold a New York Blood Center blood drive at the Amagansett American Legion, 15 Montauk Highway in Amagansett from 11:45 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. today. Appointments are recommended and can be made online here.
• Bachatu brings Latin music from the Dominican Republic to a free concert at Greenport’s Dancing in the Park in Mitchell Park on Front Street at 7:30 p.m. Bring a picnic, blankets or a beach chair — this community event featuring a different band each summer Monday is open to everyone.
• Music Mondays kicks off for the summer at Bay Street Theater, 1 Bay Street in Sag Harbor, this evening at 8 p.m. Broadway star and touring “Phantom” Derrick Davis, who starred in Bay Street’s 2022 “Ragtime,” will perform. Tickets range from $40 to $60 and are available at baystreet.org.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:12 a.m., 4:56 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3:20 a.m., 4:04 p.m.
Greenport: 4:49 a.m., 5:33 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:47 a.m., 6:18 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:44 a.m., 5:28 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:11 a.m., 6:55 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:18 a.m., 7:02 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 3:19 a.m., 3:58 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:28 a.m., 2:07 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:16 a.m., 5:57 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:24 a.m., 5:05 p.m.
Greenport: 5:53 a.m., 6:34 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:48 a.m., 7:15 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:48 a.m., 6:29 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:15 a.m., 7:56 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:22 a.m., 8:03 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 4:14 a.m. 4:52 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:23 a.m., 3:01 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.