Geography bee for adults at APL

new york state outline question marksCould be fun: The Albany Public Library has organized a "Geography Bee for Grownups" March 13 at the Pine Hills branch (517 Western Ave). Event blurbage:

APL's creative librarians have come up with some non-traditional geography challenges based on kids' games. Instead of "pin the tail on the donkey," you'll play "pin the city on the state." You'll use your best crayon skills to draw maps. And, you'll do some local Google street-view stalking to figure out where in the world Carmen Sandiego's been hiding.
There will be prizes for the best teams, along with state-shaped cookies and other snacks for participants.

This is a follow-up of sorts to APL's spelling bee for adults last fall, which we hear was a lot of fun.

The geography bee is from 6:30-8 pm this Thursday, March 13. It's a team competition, and teams need to register ahead of time because space is limited. Registration is free. To register, call the Pine Hills branch at 482-7911 ext. 230.

And that branch is pretty much across the street from a whole strip of restaurants/bars -- from Tierra on up to the Madison Pour House -- if you're looking for someplace to grab a drink or something to eat afterward.

The APL advertises on AOA.


I won a Geography Bee as a kid. I got an awesome medal and everything. Wish I was able to make this!

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