Looking for something to do this week? Here are the top events for the week of Jan. 20-26:

MLK Museum Day at Atlanta History Center

Free admission and special programs to honor MLK. This year features a performance of “Walking Through the Valley” by Addae Moon. Jan. 20.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade/Peace March in Downtown McDonough

Honor MLK with a parade and peace march. Begins at 37 Lemon St., McDonough and continues in downtown McDonough. Jan. 20.

Stellaluna at Center for Puppetry Arts

Based on the bestselling children’s book, watch as Stellaluna finds her family after being accidentally dropped by her mother. Jan. 21-March 8.

Pirate Day at Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Wear your pirate costume to set sail on a swashbuckling adventure with pirate themed crafts and games. Jan. 25.

Mario the Maker Magician at Roswell Cultural Arts Center

As seen on “Sesame Street,” this children’s performer is known for his robotic creations, handmade props and slapstick character. Jan. 25.

Trains! Trains! Trains! at Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History

Construct a train-related model with the Lego Building Challenge, and see brand new layouts and perennial favorites at this train expo. Jan. 25-26.

Atlanta Jewish Life Festival at Georgia Aquarium

The Atlanta Jewish Life Festival features live performances, kosher vendors and activities with more than 75 different Jewish organizations, artists, food vendors and musicians. Jan. 26.

More ideas for celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. For more top January events, check out our list. For day-to-day happenings, check out our calendar.

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