New Castle County Alumni Club

Upcoming Events

Blue Hens Evening at the Blue Rocks Game

Saturday, July 14  |  5:00 p.m. Gates open  |  6:05 p.m. First pitch

Frawley Stadium  |  801 Shipyard Dr, Wilmington, DE 19801

This event is sold out.

Cost: $15

Join us as the Wilmington Blue Rocks take on the Salem Red Sox. Our seats will be located at the First Base Picnic Deck.

A buffet dinner will be served until 7:15. The menu includes grilled BBQ ribs, pulled chicken, grilled hamburgers, hot dogs, macaroni and cheese, cole slaw, Herr’s potato chips, cookies and non-alcoholic beverages. Veggie burgers, veggie dogs and gluten-free buns are available upon request.

Get to the ballpark early for your chance to take home the second piece in our mascot bobblehead series, presented by Bank of America. The Mr. Celery Bobblehead will be free to the first 1,000 fans through the gates!

Thanks to the UDAA for their generous support of this event!


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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 have included:

  • 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
  • Young Alumni Happy Hour
  • Sushi Making 101
  • Service Happy Hour and Raffle
  • Family Farm Day
  • Blue Hens on the Bay
  • Phillies Game & Reception
  • Pasta Making and Dinner at CaffĂ© 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
  • Quizzo
  • Tailgate Foods Cooking Demonstration
  • Chicago Sky vs. Washington Mystics WNBA Game & Reception
  • Philly Union Game & Tailgate
  • Happy Hour at Tyler Fitzgerald's, Wilmington
  • Alumni 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
  • UD Alumni at the Blue Rocks
  • 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
  • Tailgate Food Demonstration Class

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