Once you have your pilot’s certificate, get out and use it. If you want to fly at night, I suggest some additional training. You might also want to get checked out for flights to Catalina and Big Bear. Setting yourself up to track your currency and when various checks are due (Club APC, BFR, Medical)
You have to learn what it takes for you to stay current and have a plan for continuing to learn and improve, or get instruction when you’ve gotten out of currency or realize your skills need improvement.