Cobb County - Residents interested in being a part of Cobb's 26th anniversary celebration honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will have the opportunity to audition their performances. Auditions will be held 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 5, and 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 7, at Jennie T. Anderson Theatre, Cobb Civic Center, 548 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta. Audition slots are limited, so please RSVP to 770-528-8490. For more information, call the Cobb County NAACP office at 770-425-5757.
The celebration will be held 10 a.m., Monday, Jan. 16, at the Cobb Civic Center. The theme will be "Celebrate: the Life, the Dream, the Legacy" and the event is free and open to the public. It will include the annual presentation of the “Living the Dream” award to a community member who demonstrates the ideals King exemplified.