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Online “Open” HallowEEK: Edgar Allan Poe Night for Adults, 10/20/20, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM ET

October 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, Free

Start AANE HallowEEK with Edgar Allan Poe Night!

DESCRIPTION: “Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.” — Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque by Edgar Allan Poe

As we near Halloween, do your thoughts turn to the macabre, the eerie, the gothic? If so, then join AANE on October 20 to celebrate the life and literary achievements of native Bostonian, Edgar Allen Poe. This free, online celebration is open to any post-high school adult on the spectrum.

Stephanie Goodner, Book Connoisseur and Facilitator of the AANE Online Open Book Club will host this celebration of Poe’s literary achievements and legacy. We’ll also discuss the beauty and tragedy that underlying Poe’s works and his life.

We encourage you to select a favorite short story or poem, or an interesting fact about Poe to bring and share with the group!

WHEN: Tuesday, October 20, 2020

TIME: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM ET

WHERE: Online via Zoom

FACILITATORS:  Stephanie Goodner

COST: Free

REGISTRATION: is required to receive the meeting link in a confirmation email. If you do not receive the confirmation email, please check your spam folder. Registration closes 24 hours prior to the meeting date. Early registration is highly recommended due to limited capacity.

Registration for this event has ended.

EVENT & GROUP INFORMATION: All programming has moved online for the foreseeable future. Meetings in physical locations have been suspended due to the current health crisis. Groups and activities marked “Open” have new people joining from session to session, Closed” have the same members for a set number of sessions.

CODES OF CONDUCT: Participants at AANE events are expected to act respectfully toward other participants and group facilitators. AANE reserves the right to deny admission to and/or ask individual participants to leave an event. For more information see FAQS.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: available for activities that require a fee and no one is turned away for lack of funds. To inquire about financial assistance or for general questions, contact events@aane.org.

ZOOM SUPPORT: if you are new to Zoom, we suggest that you visit their Help Center prior to your meeting to familiarize yourself with the platform.


Don’t miss these other FREE Online HallowEEK events!

Trivia Event for Adults, October 21

Netflix Watch Party for Adults “The Addams Family,” October 22

AANE Instagram Halloween Costume Contest for Adults, through October 26



October 20
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Stephanie Birkdale, AANE
617-393-3824 x232