1. You need to meet more women writers of color. Head to Barnes and Noble in Park Slope for , an evening of readings from a mix of women writing across cultures, lifestyles and boundaries. 267 7th Ave. at 6th St., 7 p.m. Free.
2. You need to support LGBTQ Performers. Tonight at there's , "a forum for both established and emerging lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, transgender and feminist artists and writers. It is a welcoming and supportive environment for all women," according to the event's facebook page. 603 Vanderbilt Ave., 7 p.m. Free.
3. You need to dance under the sunset. Head to the for the . Tonight, jazz and American-roots guitarist Matt Munisteri performs. Swing dance lessons with Eve Polich are at 6:30, band starts at 7 pm. In case of rain, the concert will be held on Thursday, July 26. 10 Grand Army Plaza, 6:30 p.m. Free.
4. You need to get the kids out of the house. Head to for for kids 0-4. 755 Dean St. at Underhill, 10:30 a.m. $5 per family.
5. You need to know if your train is running ... and if you have to move your car. Between midnight and 5 a.m. Flatbush Avenue-bound 2 and 4 trains skip Bergen Street, Grand Army Plaza and Eastern Pkwy all week. In addition, there are with the B train stopping a little earlier than usual (last train hitting 59th Street at 9:56 p.m.), according to the MTA. For car owners, alternate side parking rules won't be suspended again until Wednesday, August 15 for Feast of the Assumption, according to the NYCDOT.