Geek Week Spelling and Literary Trivia Bee
Housing Works’ Bookstore Café (126 Crosby St., Manhattan)
The hosts of the Williamsburg Spelling Bee bring you a real, adult spelling bee — with a twist! Every round, you spell one word — but if you get it wrong, you can “save” yourself by correctly answering a question like, “Who wrote the novel on which the 2007 film ‘There Will Be Blood’ was based?” or “Which Dickens novel features a protagonist named Pip?” Compete individually. Nerdy prizes for top 3.