New Castle County Alumni Club

Upcoming Events:


Spin Class and Little Bob Tour

Thursday, August 16

6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Tour
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Spin Class

Carpenter Sports Building "Lil Bob"  |  26 North College Avenue, Newark, DE 19711

Cost: $10; plus parking

Feel the burn with your fellow Blue Hens at a spinning class taught at UD's state-of-the-art Carpenter Sports Building.

Spinning is a high-intensity stationary bike workout set to energizing music and led by a certified instructor. You can control your workout at your own pace as your instructor guides you through the different movements, motivating you to push your limits in an enthusiastic group atmosphere.

And if you've never seen the space before, please join us before the spinning class for a brief tour of the facility and all that it has to offer our alumni!

Refund deadline is August 9, 2018. Registration closes August 16, 2018. Unfortunately, walk-ins will not be permitted.

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Delaware Taco Festival

Saturday, August 18  |  12:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Frawley Stadium  |  801 Shipyard Dr., Wilmington, DE 19801

Cost: $40

This event is open to Blue Hens and friends age 21 and older.

Join us for the hottest event of the summer — the Delaware Taco Festival!

Each VIP ticket includes 60-minute early entry, 5 taco vouchers, 5 beverage vouchers*, bottle of hot sauce and VIP tent with private bathrooms and bar. Your ticket is also valid for general admission on Sunday.

*Beverage vouchers exclude shots and the Tequila Sampling Expo.

These discounted tickets will sell quickly, so get yours today!

Refund deadline is August 10, 2018. Registration closes August 16, 2018. Unfortunately, walk-ins will not be permitted.

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Philadelphia Union Soccer Match & Stadium Tour

Sunday, September 23  |  11:00 a.m.: Stadium tour  |  1:00 p.m.: Kick-off

Talen Energy Stadium  |  1 Stadium Drive, Chester, PA 19013

Calling all soccer fans! Join fellow Blue Hens for a unique experience as the Philadelphia Union take on Sporting Kansas City. Your registration includes a game ticket plus an all-access pre-game tour of the player benches, owner's suite and more.

Getting There: Take the SEPTA Wilmington/Newark Regional Rail line to the Chester Transportation Center. There is a free shuttle service to Talen Energy Stadium and back for Union events, with service beginning four hours prior to game time.

Cost: $24, plus parking, food & beverages; children under 2 are free.

Refund deadline is September 10, 2018. Registration closes September 21, 2018. Unfortunately, walk-ins will not be permitted.

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Get Involved

The New Castle County Alumni Club averages 10 events a year. We are always looking for ideas for events and volunteers to help plan them! If you are interested, email alumnet@udel.edu or call (302) 831-2341.

Your club volunteer leaders are:

President, Megan Pettingill, AS10
Vice President, Tammy Good, AS00
Special Events Chair, Eileen Brown, EG07
Young Alumni Chair, Gary Ulrich, BE15
Communications Chair, Melanie Smith, AS11
Treasurer, Clay Rowe, BE11
Regional Giving Chair, Erica Erbeck, EHD15


Past Events Include:

Blue Rocks Baseball Game
I Heart UD Giving Day Happy Hour
Behind the Scenes at Winterthur Museum: A Saturday Symposium
Dinner at UD's Award-Winning Vita Nova Restaurant
Pottery Workshop at the Delaware Art Museum
Yuletide Cocktail Reception at Longwood Gardens
Fall Wreath-Making Class
Delaware Taco Festival
Blue Hen Spin Class and Little Bob Tour
Life After UD: Navigating Life as a Young Alum in the Real World
Sushi Making 101
Family Farm Day
Blue Hens on the Bay
Phillies Game & Reception
Pasta Making and Dinner at Caffé Gelato
A Day at the Delaware Children's Museum
Dare to Care Brandywine Creek Cleanup
Dewey Day
Philadelphia Union Soccer Game and Tailgate
Design with a Splash of Wine at the Chesapeake Inn
World Rowing Championships - UD Men's Crew Send-off and Fundraiser
"Clay Date" at the Delaware Art Museum
Valentine's Day Ice Skating
Family Bowling
Tailgate Food and Beer Pairing
Happy Hour at Two Stones Pub Naamans
Paint Class at Timothy's
New Castle County Alumni Soccer: Rapids @ Union
Welcome to the Neighborhood Crab Cruise
Dare to Care at the Food Bank of Delaware
BYOB Painting Class
Tailgate Foods Cooking Demonstration
Chicago Sky vs. Washington Mystics WNBA Game & Reception
Philly Union Game & Tailgate
Happy Hour at Tyler Fitzgerald's, Wilmington
Volunteer at UDance
Cooking Class with Chef Dana Herbert ('98 BE)
UDAA Pre-game Event at Women's Basketball Home Game
Holiday Decorating Party at St. Michael's School, Wilmington
UD Football Watch Party at Grotto's Wilmington
UD Day of Service - NCC Alumni at Castle Hills Park
The Making of the Philadelphia Int'l Flower Show Presentation
Philadelphia Union v. D.C. United Game & Tailgate
Sweet & Savory Dough Class at Vita Nova
Pasta and Sauces Cooking Demo at Vita Nova
College Day at AT&T National Golf Tournament


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