1. You need to get the kids out of the house. Mini thespians will thrill at the opportunity to explore jubilant movement, storytelling, and creative song at at Area Yoga, 320 Court St. between Sackett and Degraw Streets, 3:15 p.m., ages 3-5, $27.
2. You need a Scandinavian treat. Though the weather outside may range from balmy to bitter cold in a single week, one thing in this neighborhood remains true: the dense, sweet fried dough that are Wilkinsons aka ebelskivers or fancy donut holes. One bite dipped in caramel rum sauce should be enough to eclipse all surrounding climate changes. , 329 Henry St. between Atlantic Avenue and Pacific St., 12:00 p.m.
3. You need a laugh. Might we siggest the improv sketch night happening this evening, hosted by comedy trios Sidecar, M.A.D. and guests at . Brooklyn Lyceum, 225 4th Ave., 10:00 p.m. $5.
4. You need to know if your train is running ... The F and G trains are running normally this week, but will be skipping Smith-9th St, 15th St-Prospect Park and Fort Hamilton Parkway, according to the MTA.
5. ... And if you have to move your car. Yes. Alternate side won't be suspended again until Monday, Feb. 13 for Lincoln's Birthday, according to the NYCDOT.
About this column: Carroll Gardens information and events you won't want to miss, including the subway and alternate side info each day.