• We’re expecting partly sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 76 degrees and a north wind 10 to 14 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 53. Friday will be sunny, with a high near 75, and Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 76.
• The Sag Harbor Partnership and Steinbeck House Local Advisory Committee will celebrate the launching of Steinbeck House, a writer’s retreat center in Nobel laureate John Steinbeck’s former Sag Harbor home, on Saturday Sept. 9, with a newly penned staged reading by accomplished actors of the classic Steinbeck novel “The Winter of Our Discontent” at The Church at 48 Madison Street. Read More.
The Riverhead Town Board is slated to discuss a site plan application for 1001 Scott Road, in the EPCAL core, a special permit application for Sandy Pond Links Mini Golf Course on Roanoke Avenue and a site plan for upgrades to the vestibule at the Riverhead Free Library at its 10 a.m. this morning. Here’s the agenda, here’s more info on the discussion items, and the meeting can be viewed live here.
• Members of Shelter Island’s Water Advisory Committee and Comprehensive Plan Task Force will discuss “Water on Shelter Island: A Comprehensive View” this evening at 5 p.m. at the Shelter Island Library. All are welcome to attend. Here’s more info.
• The Eagle River Band tribute to The Eagles will perform an outdoor concert this evening at 7 p.m. at Good Ground Park, 9A Squiretown Road in Hampton Bays. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to this free event.
• The final session of the Brain Health and Alzheimer’s Awareness Education Series at Peconic Landing in Greenport, “Effective Communication Strategies (For Caregivers),” which will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 3 p.m. The session will help caregivers understand how patterns of communication change for people who have Alzheimer’s, and how to implement strategies to connect and communicate with them at each stage of the disease. Admission is free, but registration is required by calling the Alzheimer’s Association at 1.800.272.3900.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:26 a.m., 10:51 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:34 a.m., 9:59 p.m.
Greenport: 11:03 a.m., 11:28 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:08 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:58 a.m., 11:23 p.m.
New Suffolk: Midnight, 12:25 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:07 a.m., 12:32 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:48 a.m., 10:08 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:57 a.m., 8:17 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:18 a.m., 11:41 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:26 a.m., 10:49 p.m.
Greenport: 11:55 a.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:31 a.m., 12:57 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:50 a.m.
New Suffolk: 12:50 a.m., 1:17 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:57 a.m., 1:24 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:37 a.m., 10:57 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:46 a.m., 9:06 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.