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5 Things: No Q-Train All Weekend, Electronics Recycling, MLK Kids Event, More

Prospect Heights-area subway, alternate side and event information you won't want to miss.

1. You need to embrace the cold. Yes, today's high is onl supposed to be 28-degrees, but it's going to be sunny. Get out ot the  and see the garden in its winter glory. , 1000 Washington Ave., 1 p.m. Free with admission of $10, $5 seniors and students. 

2. You need to reduce your carbon footprint. Dig up those old computers and cell phones and head to the . Prospect Park W & 3rd St. From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free.

3. You need to begin teaching your children about the work of Martin Luther King Jr. Head to the Brooklyn Children's Museum, where they're having the workshop Let's Join Hands for kids 5 and under. It which explores the differences and similarities of various cultures and discusses tolerance and peace. 145 Brooklyn Ave. bet. St. Marks and Prospect. 2:30 p.m. Free with admission of $7.50 for everyone 1 year and older. Or, see our  for more options—there are a ton today.

4. You need to know if your train is running ...  If your train is the Q than no. There are no Q trains north of the Prospect Park station all weekend. You can take a shuttle bus at 7th Avenue to Atlantic (or walk) and catch the R to the city (not the N, that stops at Dekalb all weekend), according to the MTA.

5. ... And if you have to move your car. Not today of course, but you're also good for Monday because alternate side will be suspended on Jan. 16 for MLK Day, according to the NYCDOT.

Note: These snow pictures from last year will continue until we finally get some (and the flurries last night don't count!).

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