1. You need to get to the Brooklyn Museum. You live a few blocks away and yet you never go. But tonight's the time to start because it's . As indicated, the evening celebrates identity and the diverse achievements of the LGBTQ community and includes music, the chance to make art, curator talks and more. , 5 p.m.-11 p.m. Free.
2. You need to learn how to tango. Head to the for a 10 a.m. Free.
3. You need to take down the Christmas tree. You can take it to today or tomorrow, see it turned into wood chips, and take a bag home. Or you can drag it to the curb at your leisure anytime until Jan. 14. Either way, it will be turned into mulch.
4. You need to get the kids out of the house. Head to the New York Transit Museum for 'Journey to the Past', where a costumed storyteller recounts the experiences of the subway’s first female conductor. Recommended for ages 5+. New York Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Pl & Schermerhorn St, 1:30 p.m., Ages 2-5, Free with museum admission (adults $7, kids 2-17 and seniors $5). Or, see our for more events.
5. You need to know if your train is running ... If your train is the Q than no. There are no Q trains north of Prospect Park all weekend. You can take a shuttle bus at 7th Avenue to Atlantic (or walk) and catch the N or R to the city. In addition, there are no No. 3 trains south of 34th Street all weekend. Take the No. 2 and No. 4 trains instead according to the MTA.
6. ... And if you have to move your car. Not today of course, but alternate side won't be suspended again until Monday, Jan. 16 for MLK day, according to the NYCDOT.