The only thing that’s more fun than watching a spelling bee is winning a spelling bee—an experience one smart and precise young person from King or Snohomish County will know firsthand today. Meanwhile, the rest of us can bask in the tightwire thrills of watching people spell words with their mouths. Not only will it be riveting, it is free. (Confidential to competitors: Be ready for the classic bee killers rhythm, oeuvre, and restaurant.) (Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave,, 1–3 pm, free)