1. You need to prep for your future appearance on Jeopardy. How? By killing it at a local "Trivia Night," naturally. Lucky for you, there are two venues to choose from this evening:
- , 706 Washington Avenue at Prospect Pl. 8:00 p.m. Free.
- , 234 Underhill Avenue at Lincoln Place. 9:00 p.m. Free.
2. You need to see a free movie. The Help, starring Emma Stone, Viola Davis and Bryce Dallas Howard, opened earlier this year to rave reviews for its depiction of race relations in 1960s-era Mississippi. See for yourself why the ensemble cast is leading the SAG award nominations. , 769 Washington Avenue between St. John's Pl and Sterling Pl. 7:00 p.m. Free. RSVP to email@example.com or 347-442-5959. Must be 18 or older.
3. You need to get the kids out of the house. Full speed ahead to the New York Transit Museum. At 11 a.m. there is a "Museum Shape Hunt" and at 2:30 p.m. there is a "Great Subway Search" scavenger hunt for all ages. New York Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Pl & Schermerhorn St, 11 a.m., Ages 2-5, Free with museum admission (adults $7, kids 2-17 and seniors $5).
4. You need to know if your train is running ... Between 11:50 p.m. and 5 a.m. weeknights through Dec. 30, trains are running every 30 minutes between Atlantic Avenue and Stillwell Avenue. Brooklyn-bound trains will drop you at Pacific and you will have to walk to Atlantic and wait for the next leg (the reverse Manhattan-bound), according to the MTA. Bring a book, the wait can be pretty long.
5. ... And if you have to move your car. You do. Alternate side parking has resumed, according to the NYCDOT.
About this column: Prospect Heights information and events you won't want to miss, including the subway and alternate side info each day.