• Riverhead High School’s theatre troupe, The Blue Masques, got a giant check yesterday for $3,620 from Riverhead Ford-Lincoln for a test-drive fundraiser they held last November at the Route 58 dealership to raise money for their upcoming production of “The Wiz,” a musical re-telling of The Wizard of Oz, March 29 through April 5. They’re planning another test-drive fundraiser for later this spring.
• Parts of downtown Riverhead are going to be shut down intermittently this morning while the Netflix series “Orange is the New Black” is filming at The Suffolk Theater. Keep clear. Or go snoop around. Just be forewarned.
• East Hampton’s beaches are going to be scrubbed clean by volunteers on Feb. 8 as part of a new “Shoreline Sweep” organized by Dell Cullum and East Hampton Town’s litter committee. Prospective volunteers can email Dell at firstname.lastname@example.org or Litter Committee Chairwoman Deb Klughers at email@example.com for information on meeting places. They’re also looking for donations of hot beverages for the crews.
• The East End Seaport Museum in Greenport is now selling tickets to its upcoming season of lighthouse cruises, just in time for Valentine’s Day gifts. More information on ordering tickets is available here.