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If you've never read Harper Lee's iconic Southern novel, "To Kill A Mockingbird," there's no better time than now. As the book marks its 50th anniversary this year, cities and towns all over America are celebrating with readings, theater reproductions and events. Needless to say, the Deep South is on board (Harper Lee hails from Alabama) and no matter where you live, there's probably a "Mockingbird" event near you. See our list below, and tell us if we left out your town. And as a primer, check the book out at your local library or at least watch the 1962 Academy Award-winning movie, starring Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch. You'll then be able to join in the discussion on "To Kill a Mockingbird's" official Facebook page. Louisiana Notre Dame High School Drama Club performs the classic. March 12-14, Grand Opera House of the South, Crowley. Tennessee Williams Festival in New Orleans will focus on the novel in its Breakfast Book Club discussion, moderated by Barton Palmer, who wrote a book on the film. March 27, 8 a.m., Muriel's Jackson Square Restaurant, New Orleans. Alabama "A Day in Maycomb" will be held at the Old Courthouse Museum & Downtown Square in Harper Lee's hometown of Monroeville. Guided

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