• We’re expecting showers and possibly a thunderstorm today, mainly before 2 p.m., tapering off in the afternoon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. The high temperature will be near 76 degrees, with a south wind 10 to 16 miles per hour. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch are possible. There’s a 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight, with gusty winds and heavy rain and a low around 68. There’s a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday, with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 81. Sunday will be partly sunny, with a high near 77.
• Riverhead Anti-Bias Task Force members responded this week to Councilman Ken Rothwell’s plan to ‘overhaul’ the group. Read More.
• The Shelter Island Health and Wellness Alliance and the Shelter Island Library host psychologist and author of “Digital Madness: How Social Media is Driving Our Mental Health Crisis–and How to Restore Our Sanity” Nicholas Kardaras PhD this evening at 7 p.m. Dr. Kardaras will share his analysis of the social and psychological impacts of overdependence on technology and suggest steps toward a happier, healthier future. Here’s more info.
• Heather Dune MacAdam and Simon Worrall discuss “Star Crossed: a True WWII Romeo & Juliet Love Story in Hitler’s Paris” this evening at 6 p.m. at Canio’s Books, 290 Main Street in Sag Harbor. More details are at caniosbooks.com.
• Back to Back to Black: An Amy Winehouse Celebration will be held at 8 p.m. this evening at The Suffolk, 118 East Main Street, Riverhead. 8 p.m. Tickets are available at thesuffolk.org.
• The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild holds an Antiques, Fine Arts & Crafts Fair tomorrow, Aug. 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Peconic Lane Recreation Center, 970 Peconic Lane, Peconic. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The rain date is Aug. 27. Admission is free and more details are at oldtownartsguild.org.
• The Shelter Island Arts & Crafts Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow on the grounds of the Shelter Island School, 33 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island. Admission is free, and more details are at shelterislandchamber.org.
• The Suffolk County Historical Society Museum in Riverhead hosts Book & Bottle: “The Ferguson Brothers Lynchings on Long Island: A Civil Rights Catalyst” SAturday afternoon at 1 p.m. Here’s more info.
• Rites of Spring Music Fest presents a Rustic Mid-Summer Concert of music for the violin and viola on Sunday, Aug. 27 at 6:30 p.m. at McCall Vineyards, 22600 Main Road in Cutchogue. More details are at ritesmusic.org.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:58 a.m., 5:29 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:06 a.m., 4:37 p.m.
Greenport: 5:35 a.m., 6:06 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:22 a.m., 6:41 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:30 a.m., 6:01 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:57 a.m., 7:28 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:04 a.m., 7:35 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 3:35 a.m., 4:11 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:44 a.m., 2:20 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:04 a.m., 6:31 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:12 a.m., 5:39 p.m.
Greenport: 6:41 a.m., 7:08 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:26 a.m., 7:46 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:36 a.m., 7:03 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:03 a.m., 8:30 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:10 a.m., 8:37 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 4:43 a.m., 5:19 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:52 a.m., 3:28 p.m.