• Today will be sunny, with a high near 72 degrees and a calm wind becoming east 5 to 9 miles per hour in the morning. Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 49. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 75 and Sunday will be cloudy, with a high near 81 and a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11 a.m.
• As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to meet Monday with Southold residents to discuss what can be done to shore up Hashamomuck Cove, Southold Town representatives have some reservations over the feasibility of the Army Corps’ proposed plan. The Beacon’s full story is online here.
• Southampton Town is considering a new renewable energy proposal that would allow people whose homes are not ideal for solar panels to instead place those solar panels on the ground or on an accessory building on their property. The Beacon’s full story is online here.
• The Hamptons International Film Festival announced this week that writer/director Jeff Nichols’ “Loving” will be the opening night film and “American Pastoral” will be the closing night film of the 24th Hamptons International Film Festival in East Hampton. The Beacon’s full story is online here.
• Tonight is the harvest moon, and nature groups all over the East End are celebrating. The Quogue Wildlife Refuge hosts a full moon hike from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday [$5-$10], South Fork Natural History Museum hosts a full moon hike in Bridgehampton from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. [Free] and the Group for the East End hosts a full moon hike at Downs Farm Preserve in Cutchogue from 7:30 to 9 p.m. [Free]
• The Quogue Library will host the Foreign Policy Association Great Discussions: “UN, Post 2015” tomorrow, Sept. 17 at 5 p.m., a talk about the future of the UN’s Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Goals.
• The Southampton Town Anti-Bias Task Force’s annual Great East End CommUNITY Picnic will be held this Sunday, Sept. 18 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Red Creek Park in Hampton Bays. All are welcome to attend. More information is online here.
• Bookhampton in East Hampton hosts an evening mingle for book club members and organizers and people who would like to start book clubs on Sunday, Sept. 18 at 5 p.m. More information is online here.
• There’s plenty to do all over the East End this weekend, and in the weeks ahead. Check out our events calendar for the latest music listings, art openings, author talks, hikes, theater performances and other goings-on around the East End.
The high tides on the East End over the weekend are as follows:
MTK Hbr: 9:03 a.m., 9:23 p.m.
Orient: 10:04 a.m., 10:24 p.m.
Greenport: 10:32 a.m., 10:52 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 10:27 a.m., 10:47 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 11:54 a.m.
S. JPT: 12:01 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:16 a.m., 7:37 p.m.
MTK Hbr: 9:47 a.m., 10:10 p.m.
Orient: 10:48 a.m., 11:11 p.m.
Greenport: 11:16 a.m., 11:39 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 11:11 a.m., 11:34 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 12:14 a.m., 12:38 p.m.
S. JPT: 12:21 a.m., 12:45 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:02 a.m., 8:24 p.m.
MTK Hbr: 10:35 a.m., 11 p.m.
Orient: 11:36 a.m.
Greenport: 12:04 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 11:59 a.m.
N. Suffolk: 1:01 a.m., 1:26 p.m.
S. JPT: 1:08 a.m., 1:33 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:48 a.m., 9:13 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.