Join Cobb NAACP’s celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. in Marietta

Martin Luther King Jr. displays his 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal in Oslo, Norway, Dec. 10, 1964. The 35-year-old King was honored for promoting the principle of non-violence in the civil rights movement. (AP Photo)

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Martin Luther King Jr. displays his 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal in Oslo, Norway, Dec. 10, 1964. The 35-year-old King was honored for promoting the principle of non-violence in the civil rights movement. (AP Photo)

In the literal whirlwind of a winter storm that iced over Cobb Countyit's easy to lose track of your calendar.

But the day set aside to honor a civil rights icon is coming up, and don’t fret if you find yourself with a plan to celebrate.

The Cobb County NAACP's Martin Luther King Jr. Day event starts 10 a.m. Monday at Turner Chapel AME Church, 492 North Marietta Parkway in Marietta.

If you can't go Monday, head to Kennesaw on Sunday.

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