Pictured Above: Peconic Landing in Greenport hosted its first-ever Walk to End Alzheimer’s with the Alzheimer’s Association on Sunday, raising more than $23,000 for research and assistance for families coping with the disease.

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting a 60 percent showers today, with thunderstorms also possible after 2 p.m., with cloudy skies and a high temperature near 79 degrees, with a south wind 7 to 14 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Rain and thunderstorms are expected overnight, with a low around 71 and heavy rains possible, with between a quarter and a half an inch of rain in the forecast. Showers and thunderstorms will continue into Tuesday morning, when the high will be near 84 degrees. Wednesday will be sunny and breezy, with a high near 85..

• As the continued specter of massive industrial development rears its head over Calverton, residents are scheduled to have a chance this evening to weigh in on the proposed 10 million square foot Calverton Aviation & Technology ‘cargo logistics hub’ at EPCAL, during a public information session before the Riverhead Industrial Development Agency after the IDA’s 5 p.m. meeting at Riverhead Town Hall. Read More.

• Weather permitting, Annie Trezza will perform a free concert on the Montauk Green this evening at 6:30 p.m. and the Foster Europe Band & The Second Hands perform at Greenport’s Dancing in the Park in Mitchell Park from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

• Today is Family Day at Guild Hall, 158 Main Street in East Hampton from 3 to 6 p.m. Visit the new exhibition, “Celestial Garden,” followed by a special project in the Boots Lamb Education Center and a Silent Dance Party in the Furman Garden. Admission is Pay What You Wish, and those under 13 are free. More details are at guildhall.org.

• The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival presents “Landscapes and Pastorales” this evening at 6:30 p.m. at the Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Highway in Water Mill. 6:30 p.m. General admission tickets are $35, and discounts are available. More details are at parrishart.org.

• The Cutchogue Civic Association will host a summer get-together at McCall Wines (22600 Main Road, Cutchogue) on Tuesday, August 8, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. All are invited to mix, mingle and share their ideas about what the civic association’s tagline, “Keep it Cutchogue,” means to them. Here’s more info.

• The Beacon’s Week in Review was delivered piping hot to inboxes throughout the East End in the wee hours of Sunday morning. To get your own copy each week, sign up here.

The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:

August 7
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:46 a.m., 3:25 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:54 a.m., 2:33 p.m.
Greenport: 3:23 a.m., 4:02 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:24 a.m., 4:51 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 3:18 a.m., 3:57 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:45 a.m., 5:24 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:52 a.m., 5:31 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 2:01 a.m., 2:36 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:10 a.m., 12:45 p.m.

August 8
Plum Gut Harbor: 3:45 a.m., 4:26 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:53 a.m., 3:34 p.m.
Greenport: 4:22 a.m., 5:03 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:22 a.m., 5:48 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:17 a.m., 4:58 p.m.
New Suffolk: 5:44 a.m., 6:25 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:51 a.m., 6:32 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 2:55 a.m., 3:28 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:04 a.m., 1:37 p.m.

And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.

Beth Young
Beth Young is an award-winning local journalist who has been covering the East End since the 1990s. She began her career at the Sag Harbor Express and, after receiving her Masters from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has reported for the Southampton Press, the East Hampton Press and the Times/Review Media Group. She founded the East End Beacon website in 2013, and a print edition in 2017. Beth was born and raised on the North Fork. In her spare time, she tinkers with bicycles, tries not to drown in the Peconic Bay and hopes to grow the perfect tomato. You can send her a message at editor@eastendbeacon.com

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