The Talent Show
Littlefield; 2/29 at 8 p.m.; 622 Degraw St., nr. Fourth Ave., Gowanus; 718-855-3388
Bring your bonus day to a close at a Leap Year–themed variety show featuring Archer's Jon Benjamin, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon scribe Patrick Borelli, and Delocated's Jon Glaser and Larry Murphy. Snag your tickets ($7) here.
Brew, Beer, & Bonbons
61 Local; 2/29 at 7 p.m.; 61 Bergen St., nr. Smith St., Carroll Gardens; 347-763-6624
Share Leap Day stories with crafty, web-savvy Brooklynites while enjoying coffee samples from Brewklyn Grind and no-bake treats from No Bake Makery at spacious Cobble Hill hangout 61Local.
Leap Year Birthday Party
Village Pourhouse; 2/29 at 7 p.m.; 64 Third Ave., at 11th St.; 212-979-2337
Leap Year babies can overcompensate for three years of pseudo-birthdays at this Village Pourhouse blowout: Think Wii face-offs, Rock Band battles, party games, piñatas, birthday cake, and complimentary Champagne and birthday cake shots.
Leap Day at the Manderley
McKittrick Hotel; 2/29 at 10:30 p.m.; 530 W. 27th St., nr. Tenth Ave.
Tucked inside the McKittrick Hotel (home of Sleep No More), this formal event will give you the opportunity to dance to an eclectic mix of live tunes, partake in $5 drink specials, or take a literal leap in a long-jump contest. Purchase $3 advance tickets here, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP as a walk-in.
The Next Chapter Reading Series
Le Poisson Rouge; 2/29 at 7 p.m.; 158 Bleecker St., nr. Thompson St.; 212-505-3474
Hear a panel of authors and storytellers — including Mary Adkins, Andy Ross, and Charles Salzberg — read and riff on the theme of "Leap Years and Other Rarities."
The Nights of Our Lives
Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre; 2/29 at 9:30 p.m.; 207 W. 26th St., nr. Eighth Ave.; 212-366-9175
Is there a more appropriate evening than the one that doesn't exist on a normal calendar to take in this UCB mainstay? Anthony Atamanuik, Christian Cappazoli, host Dave Martin, and more share stories of their wackiest, zaniest nights in celebration of the monthly show's six-year anniversary. Reserve a spot here.