1. You need to test your knowledge of African-American history. Head to the , where you can win not only a $50 bar tab, but also an actual trophy. , 234 Underthill Ave. at Lincoln Place. 7:30 p.m. Tomorrow, February 15, 7 p.m. No cover.
2. You need to do something different. Head to the Central Library for , where percussionist/composer Arturo Stable and pianist/composer Elio Villafranca pay tribute to the legacies of different percussive traditions, from Spanish flamenco to Iranian saghezi. Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 7 p.m. Free.
3. You need to get the kids out of the house. Head to for 755 Dean St (at the corner of Underhill Ave). 10:30 a.m. $5/family. There are a ton of events today; See our for more options.
4. You need to know if your train is running ... At night, not too well. As part of the " repairs are no 2 or 3 trains between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. all week, but the 4 train will run locally and serve Prospect Heights stations. Plus, between 11:45 and 5 a.m., the Q train will be doing that great thing where it drops you at Pacific, where you then drag over to Atlantic and wait for the next leg of the trip, according to the MTA.
5. ... And if you have to move your car. Sorry, you do. Alternate side won't be suspended again until Monday, Feb. 20, for Washington's Birthday, according to the NYCDOT.