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COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 11 AM EST SATURDAY * WHAT...One to locally two feet of inundation above ground level expected in vulnerable north shore communities of the twin forks of LI, north shore of LI, and north facing LI barrier island communities for the Sat AM high tide near the waterfront and shoreline. * WHERE...Northwest Suffolk, Northeast Suffolk, Southwest Suffolk, Southeast Suffolk, Northern Nassau and Southern Nassau Counties. * WHEN...From 3 AM to 11 AM EST Saturday. * COASTAL IMPACTS...Minor to locally moderate flooding is expected in the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline. Expect around 1 to locally 2 feet of inundation above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. A few to several roads and low lying property including parking lots, parks, lawns and homes/businesses with basements near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding. A few cars may take on water and be damaged if not moved. * SHORELINE IMPACTS...3 to 5 ft surf likely for north shore of LI and north shore of south fork shorefront with Sat AM tides, which will likely cause beach erosion and possibly minor damage to shoreline structures. Along the oceanfront, surf should build to 4 to 8 ft Sat PM into Sun AM, with scattered dune erosion impacts during those tidal cycles. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Minor to locally moderate coastal impacts are possible for the same north shore communities of the twin forks of LI, north shore of LI, and north facing LI barrier island communities for the Saturday evening high tides as well. There is potential for more widespread minor coastal flooding along the southern and eastern bayfront communities of Long Island with the Sunday morning high tide.

Harvest Gospel Concert Series

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The East End Arts Council is pleased to announce an open call for singers, to participate in the Harvest Gospel Concert Series, celebrating 25 years this fall.

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The East End Arts Council is pleased to announce an open call for singers, to participate in the Harvest Gospel Concert Series, celebrating 25 years this fall. Singers are invited to join Artistic Director Maryanne McElroy, in her 25th year tenure with the concert series, in this non-denominational celebration, connecting many community members, together sharing the joy of music from the soul! Singers must be available for all rehearsals and performances. Rehearsals will be held at the Friendship Baptist Church, 59 Anchor Street, Flanders, NY on following Saturdays from 6 PM to 9 PM: October 22, October 29, November 5, and November 12. Singers register at the first rehearsal. Performance dates are Thursday, November 17; Friday, November 18; and Saturday, November 19, all at 8PM, at locations on the North and South Fork, (locations to be confirmed.) For more information, please contact Jean Caiola, East End Arts Council Events and Volunteer Coordinator: 631-727-0900 x302 or jcaiola@eastendarts.org. To further celebrate the 25 years of Harvest Gospel Concerts, the East End Arts Council will be hosting an event in downtown Riverhead on Saturday, September 24 called Rejoice & Shout: a soul food dinner party at the Dark Horse Restaurant (1 East Main Street, Riverhead) followed by a special film screening of the newly released and highly inspirational gospel music film documentary entitled Rejoice & Shout at the Vail-Leavitt Music Hall (18 Peconic Avenue, Riverhead.) For more information about this event, visit http://eastendarts.org/events/Rejoice.html. East End Arts Council, established in 1972, is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. Proceeds of all events, sales, classes, donations, and memberships benefit our mission of bringing the arts to everyone and inspiring our communities through service, advocacy and education.