• Hope you survived the weekend all right. This week is looking pretty nice: Today is expected to be mostly sunny, with a high near 83 degrees and a light south breeze. There’s a 30 percent chance of showers tomorrow, with a high near 81 degrees. Wednesday will be partly sunny, with a high near 85 and scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Thursday and Friday are expected to be partly sunny, with a high near 81 degrees.
• The French freedom frigate Hermione is docking in Greenport today for the last two days of the Tall Ships Challenge 2015. Now that the weekend crowds have thinned a bit, it’s a good time to get a boarding bracelet and go see what makes these ships tick. The Beacon’s full story is online here.
• If you’re looking for a good spooky beach read for the summer, Christopher Bollen’s “Orient,” set out at the far end of the North Fork, is a great pick. The Beacon’s review is online here.
• Westhampton Beach Village will be showing free films on the big screen on the Great Lawn in the center of town on Monday nights throughout the summer. Tonight, “Footloose” will be screened, beginning at 8 p.m. The Southampton Arts Center, Amagansett Square and Marders in Bridgehampton are also showing free outdoor films throughout the summer. The Beacon’s film listings are online here.
• The Peconic Land Trust and The South Fork Natural History Museum are teaming up with scientists from Cornell University for their annual search for more “lost ladybugs” at Quail Hill Farm tomorrow morning, July 7, beginning at 10 a.m. They’re looking for citizen scientists to gently capture, identify, and release ladybugs to further Cornell University’s “Lost Ladybug Project.” More information is online here.
• Tonight, Lynn Blue performs on the Montauk Green at 6:30 p.m. and the Bobby Nathan Band will perform at Greenport’s Mitchell Park at 7:30 p.m., both as part of summer-long free outdoor concert series. The Beacon’s listings for concerts throughout the summer is online here.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.