Here are some options for celebrating the life and work of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.:
Events include the the Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service
at Ebenezer Baptist Church on Monday morning and a march on Auburn Avenue.
Hands on Atlanta is coordinating service projects across the Atlanta area in honor of Dr. King's call that "Everybody can be great...because everybody can serve." Check the Hands on Atlanta website for projects that fit your interests and your schedule this weekend.
The Kirkwood Neighbors Organization's Martin Luther King Day service project for 2013 will be the planting of 500 one-gallon trees in Kirkwood Urban Forest Park on Saturday, Jan. 19.
The annual MLK Jr. Service Project in Decatur is the city's biggest volunteer effort of the year. Last year, about 1,300 volunteers put in 7,628 hours doing yard work and home repairs for seniors.
New York Times bestselling author and social commentator Cornel West will headline a Sunday night forum at Kennesaw State University.