• Today will be partly sunny, with a high near 71 degrees and a southeast wind 7 to 13 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a steady temperature around 69 degrees and a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 a.m. Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 74, and Sunday will be partly sunny, with a high near 71.
• After attending and raising concerns Lee Zeldin’s immigration forum on Monday, we were left with no other conclusion to draw but that the congressman’s office was aware that the manner in which the roundtable was rolled out would incite civil unrest, and did nothing to keep that civil unrest from occurring. That is troubling.
• Today is the sixth annual Car Free Day Long Island, a day when alternative and public transportation advocates encourage people to find low-impact ways to go about their day. Find out more, and sign the pledge to take part, online here.
• Today is also the 80th Anniversary of the Great Hurricane of 1938, a Category 3 storm that is still considered the fastest, most powerful, and deadliest hurricane on record in our region. The Suffolk County Historical Society in Riverhead commemorates the anniversary with a new exhibition opening tomorrow at 1 p.m. The National Weather Service has also put together an information page about the storm.
• The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill is embarking this evening on PubSci, a mingling of scientists and artists that includes a talk at 6 p.m. on revealing the secret chemistry of oil paintings. [$12]
• The Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum welcomes the return this evening of the “725” show, which had been a long-running community art show at the former Goat Alley Gallery that focused on artists who live within Sag Harbor’s 725 telephone exchange. The opening reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. this evening.
• Greenport’s Maritime Festival is this weekend, so be wary of extra-special traffic on the North Fork. If you’re planning to head out to the festivities, here are some details. Also, don’t forget to visit the annual Pirates & Mermaids Breakfast fundraiser for the Paul Drum Life Experience Project at Front Street Station Sunday morning.
• Get more details on events this weekend and in the weeks ahead in our Events Calendar.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:13 a.m., 8:31 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 7:21 a.m., 7:39 p.m.
Greenport: 8:50 a.m., 9:08 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:36 a.m., 9:55 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:45 a.m., 9:03 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:12 a.m., 10:30 p.m.
South Jamesport: 10:19 a.m., 10:37 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 7:12 a.m., 7:29 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 5:21 a.m., 5:38 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 8:54 a.m., 9:11 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:02 a.m., 8:19 p.m.
Greenport: 9:31 a.m., 9:48 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:20 a.m., 10:37 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:26 a.m., 9:43 p.m.
New Suffolk: 10:53 a.m., 11:10 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11 a.m., 11:17 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 7:58 a.m., 8:13 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:07 a.m., 6:22 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.