1. You need to vote! Today is the Democratic primary for the state assembly and district leaders (and in Brooklyn, the Democratic primary generally is the only contested election). Not sure whom to vote for? See our profiles of the candidates:, and for state asembly as well as our profiles of the . Polls are open from 6 a.m. until 9 p.m.
2. You need to get involved in your community. Tonight there's a . CenterLight Health Care Center, 727 Classon Ave., corner of Park Place. 7 p.m.
2.5 You need to sing! Head to Franklin Avenue for the , where each week, the crowd sings along to a different album. Tonight the album is Green Day's "Dookie" perhaps in honor of the upcoming at the Barclays Center. 728 Franklin Ave., between Park and Sterling places. 8:30 p.m. Free.
3. You need to get the kids out of the house. Head to for a . 755 Dean St. at Underhill, 10:30 a.m. $5.
4. You need to know if your train is running ... It is! There are no subway changes affecting Prospect Heights stations all week, according to the MTA.
5. ... and if you have to move your car. You do. The next alternate side suspension is Mon/Tues Sept. 17-18 for Rosh Hashanah, according to the NYCDOT.