• Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 90 degrees and a west wind 7 to 11 miles per hour. We are under an ozone health advisory for today — ozone tends to make outdoor physical activity difficult on hot afternoons. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 68. Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 85. We’re expecting a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon Sunday, but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 83.
• The Long Island Power Authority is expected at its board meeting next Wednesday to vote to purchase 90 megawatts of power from the proposed Deepwater One offshore wind farm off the coast of Montauk. The Beacon’s full story is online here.
• Despite the death this spring of Clamshell Foundation founder Rossetti Perchik, the foundation’s Great Bonac Fireworks Show is slated to go ahead this Saturday night, July 16, in Three Mile Harbor. More information is online here. The DEC has closed the harbor to shellfishing Saturday morning through July 20 due to the large number of boats that crowd the harbor and may discharge sewage during the fireworks display.
• Two Black Lives Matter protests are slated for Sunday on the South Fork, after a peaceful demonstration in Riverhead last Sunday. Protesters are meeting near the East Hampton Stop & Shop on Newtown Lane at noon on Sunday and are planning to march to Main Street, while a community discussion on “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarnation in the Age of Colorblindness” at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike at 3 p.m. will be followed by a march from the church to the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton at 4:30 p.m.
• Guild Hall in East Hampton has named Andrea Grover, who currently serves as the Curator of Special Projects at the Parrish Art Museum, as their new executive director, effective September 1. More information is online here.
• The Southold Town Democratic Club will host a breakfast tomorrow morning, July 16 at 9 a.m. at CJ’s American Grill in Mattituck featuring Lynn Arthur, Chair of the Southampton Town Energy Sustainability sub-committee, a leader in energy reform on the South Fork. More information is online here.
• The East Marion Community Association hosts their annual Ice Cream Social tomorrow, July 16 from 1 to 3 p.m. The event is free for East Marion residents and EMCA members. More information is online here.
• There’s plenty to do on the East End this weekend, and in the weeks up ahead. Our full events listings are available any time, online here.
The high tides for the East End for the next two days are below. Get tides for the next couple weeks any time in our tide listings here.
MTK Hbr: 6:32 a.m., 6:53 p.m.
Orient: 7:33 a.m., 7:54 p.m.
GPT: 8:01 a.m., 8:22 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 7:56 a.m., 8:17 p.m.
S. JPT: 9:30 a.m., 9:51 p.m.
Shinn. In.: 4:13 a.m., 4:46 p.m.
MTK Hbr: 7:19 a.m., 7:36 p.m.
Orient: 8:20 a.m., 8:37 p.m.
GPT: 8:48 a.m., 9:05 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 8:43 a.m., 9 p.m.
S. JPT: 10:17 a.m., 10:34 p.m.
Shinn. In.: 5:09 a.m., 11:39 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.