1. You need to eat more latkes. Head to the at for dinner, dancing, wine and the captivating words of guest speaker Rabbi Simcha Weinstein. 569 Vanderbilt Ave. between Dean and Pacific St. 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults and $8 for children.
2. You need to belt out “Last Christmas” by Wham! one more time before it’s too late. , the weekly “karaoke party” held downstairs at , will support you in this mission—with back-up vocals and a hype man, no less. 702 Union Street at the corner of 5th Ave. 11:59 p.m. Free.
3. You need to get the kids out of the house. Visit the Prospect Park Zoo to watch sea lions dive, catch fish mid-air and perform other tricks during Sea Lion Feeding times. , 450 Flatbush Avenue, 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m., Free with zoo admission of $8 adults, $5 kids 3-12.
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 won't be suspended again until Dec. 25-26 for Christmas, 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.