4 things to do in Atlanta today: MLK Day Happenings, Cockentrice Anniversary

Four things to do around Atlanta on Monday, Jan. 18:

Watch a screening of "A Force More Powerful" at the Center for Civil and Human Rights at 1 p.m. The film explores the history of nonviolence. Free with general admission. [Learn all about the center before your visit with this handy insider's guide.]

Attend a commemorative service at Ebenezer Baptist Church at 10 a.m. that features tributes to the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Free to the public. Seating is limited. [Giving back is free. Find out where you can help others on this special day.]

Celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Cockentrice in Krog Street Market from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. with a live swing band and complimentary bites from their new tavern menu. [Get your Monday groove on without breaking the bank.]

Children's Museum of Atlanta will be hosting a Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration from 11 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Admission starts at $14.95. [There's no shortage of ways to pay your respects on MLK Day.]