The Cobb County Branch of the NAACP together with the Cobb County Government are hosting the annual celebration honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday celebration takes place on Monday, January 21, 2019.

The event is free and open to all. The celebration features entertainment, dramatic readings, dance, musical performances,  and the annual presentation of the “Living the Dream” award to a community member who demonstrates the ideals King exemplified.

The annual celebration takes place at Turner Chapel AME Church. This year’s 2019 event starts at 10am and features emcee WSB-TV anchor Fred Blankenship.

Monday, January 21, 2019

Turner Chapel AME Church
492 North Marietta Parkway NE
Marietta, GA 30060


For more information, please call the NAACP Cobb County branch at (770) 425-5757.


  1. The event at the Civic Center starts at 10 a.m., not 9 a.m. as listed. Seating is limited at the Jenni T. Anderson Theatre, so please get there early!


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