Hosanna School Museum in Darlington, the first of three Freedmen's Bureau schoolhouses in Harford County, celebrates its 150th anniversary with a banquet Friday, April 7, at 7 p.m. at APG Federal Credit Union Arena at Harford Community College.
Dr. Freeman Hrabowski III, president of UMBC and one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World, will give the keynote address.
In addition, the banquet will feature a sit-down dinner, live musical entertainment and a book signing of "Holding Fast to Dreams: Empowering Youth From the Civil Rights Crusade to STEM Achievement" by Dr. Hrabowski. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the celebration takes place from 7 to 11 p.m.
Tickets to the banquet cost $60 per person and may be ordered by visiting hosannaschoolmuseum.org. For more information, call 410-457-4161.
Proceeds from the banquet will be used to continue to preserve Hosanna School Museum and support interpretative and educational programming. The banquet's sponsors include Harford County Government.