• Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 87 degrees and a west wind 6 to 11 miles per hour. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 61. Tuesday will be sunny, with a high near 78 and Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
• Southampton Town reported last week week that 310 cubic yards more sand have accreted along the 6 mile stretch of beach from Flying Point Road in Water Mill to Town Line Road in Sagaponack, since the town renourished the beach there after Superstorm Sandy three years ago. Our full story is online here.
• We were lucky to get a glimpse of the Neo-Political Cowgirls’ “Andromeda,” a beautifully told tale of finding the courage to make your own way in the world, over the weekend at Montauk County Park. It was a short run — the performances opened Thursday and closed Sunday evening, but you can still get a sense of the magic of the occasion from our photographs online here.
• The Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association will host a community discussion on affordable housing and an update on the North Shore helicopter route tonight, Aug. 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Mattituck American Legion Hall. More information is online here.
• Joe Delia and Thieves play a free concert at 6 p.m. tonight on the Montauk Green, and Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks play their annual closing concert for Greenport’s Dancing in the Park series in Mitchell Park tonight at 7:30 p.m., as part of several free outdoor concert series on the East End this summer.
• The Hamptons Institute at Guild Hall in East Hampton hosts a discussion on “The Obama Legacy” with television and radio news personalities ranging from Katie Couric to Bill O’Reilly, Monica Crowley and Kurt Anderson tonight at 7 p.m. More information is online here. [$25/$23]
• The Village of Westhampton Beach hosts a free screening of “The Avengers” on the Great Lawn this evening at sunset. More information is online here.
• Southampton Town is hosting a Peak Power Hour at Long Beach in Sag Harbor tomorrow, Tuesday, Aug. 30, from 4 to 6 p.m. The event is titled “Go Fly a Kite” and the first 50 attendees will receive free kites from the town. The event is designed to get people to turn up their thermostats and leave the house for a couple hours of recreation during peak utility usage times on hot summer days. More information is online here.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
MTK Hbr: 7:11 a.m., 7:39 p.m.
Orient: 8:12 a.m., 8:40 p.m.
GPT: 8:40 a.m., 9:08 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 8:35 a.m., 9:03 p.m.
S. JPT: 10:09 a.m., 10:37 p.m.
Shinn. In.: 5:26 a.m., 5:48 p.m.
MTK Hbr: 7:58 a.m., 8:24 p.m.
Orient: 8:59 a.m., 9:25 p.m.
GPT: 9:27 a.m., 9:53 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 9:22 a.m., 9:48 p.m.
S. JPT: 10:56 a.m., 11:22 p.m.
Shinn. In.: 6:20 a.m., 6:38 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.