Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Monday, Jan 2
The Williamsburg Spelling Bee
Pete's Candy Store, 709 Lorimer St., Brooklyn
(Lorimer St. between Frost and Richardson / L or G train to Lorimer)
From "broccoli" to "triskaidekaphobia," come test out your spelling in a bar backroom filled with smart people and beer. Free, open to all (21+). Signup begins at 7pm -- first 18 people get to play. Three-strikes-you're-out policy means more participation for everyone. Hosted by founder bobbyblue and comedian Jen Dziura. Winners get nerdy prizes and qualify for the annual Finals.
Spread the Word: We need prize sponsors! Previous sponsors have included the OED, Bananagrams, Neighborhoodies, Gotham Girls Roller Derby, and numerous Broadway and off-Broadway shows. We love nerdy stuff, but we also love gift certificates for fancy dinners; nerds gotta eat, too!