• Today will be sunny, with a high near 76 degrees and a northeast wind 7 to 9 miles per hour, becoming southeast in the afternoon. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 58. There’s a 20 percent chance of late afternoon showers and thunderstorms Thursday, but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 79. Showers are likely Friday, with a high near 79 degees.
• Tonight is opening night of the East End Fringe Festival at Riverhead’s Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, a series of eight bold experimental theatrical projects that continues through Aug. 6. More details are online here.
• The Flanders, Riverside & Northampton Community Association will host a free community Narcan training tonight, July 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the David W. Crohan Community Center on Flanders Road. Attendees will receive a Narcan kit and urine tests for parents who are concerned that their children might be using drugs will be available. RSVP required by emailing FRNCA President Ron Fisher at email@example.com.
• The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is looking for volunteers to help pull invasive water primrose out of the Peconic River tomorrow, July 27 at 9 a.m. Volunteers will meet at Baits & Barrels, the former Fisherman’s Deli, at 1315 West Main Street in Riverhead. Please bring waders if you have them, canoes, paddles and life jackets, sunscreen, lunch and water. For more details, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The latest from our environmental reporter Glenn Jochum: “I’m sure you’ve heard by now we’re in for a particularly rough tick season this year. Here’s proof: In the middle of writing this article I found a deer tick on my arm.” Read Glenn’s column for this month online here.
• Suffolk County Vector Control will be spraying salt marshes throughout the East End with aerial larvicides Bti and Methoprene now through Thursday at 8 p.m. The following areas are expected to be sprayed: Jagger Lane, Apacuck Point, Westhampton Dunes, Dune Road, Meadow Lane and North Sea in Southampton Town, Napeague and Accabonac Harbor in East Hampton Town, the Crescent Duck Farm in Aquebogue, New Suffolk and Great Hog Neck in Southold Town. For more information, call 631.852.4270.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:20 a.m., 12:51 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:59 a.m.
Greenport: 12:57 a.m., 1:28 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:55 a.m., 2:26 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:52 a.m., 1:23 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:19 a.m., 2:50 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:26 a.m., 2:57 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:21 a.m., 10:34 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:12 a.m., 1:43 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:20 a.m., 12:51 p.m.
Greenport: 1:49 a.m., 2:20 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:46 a.m., 3:16 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:44 a.m., 2:15 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:11 a.m., 3:42 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:18 a.m., 3:49 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:14 a.m., 11:25 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.