Northern New Jersey Alumni Club

Upcoming Events

NYC Football Club vs. NY Red Bulls

Saturday, June 24

12:00 p.m. - Pre-game meal
1:30 p.m.- Kick-off

Red Bull Arena (600 Cape May Street, Harrison, NJ 07029)

Cost:
$46 for game ticket and pre-game meal, including non-alcoholic drinks
$30 for pre-game meal and non-alcoholic drinks only (must have season ticket to get into stadium)

Additional costs: Cash bar, parking, transportation

The Northern NJ Blue Hens encourage NJ and NY alumni to come to the biggest futbol rivalry game of the season as we watch the New York City FC vs the New York Red Bulls on home turf at Red Bull Stadium!

We have the private 19THIRTY5 Lounge space for our pre-game meal (BBQ chicken and pork and all the trimmings plus non-alcoholic drinks; cash bar) and throughout the match, for friendly mingling with fellow Blue Hens and families. All attendees will receive a NYRB string bag as a party favor and a chance to win other prizes. This event promises to sell out so don't delay in joining us.

Public Transportation: Travel to Harrison PATH station and walk to the stadium.

Refund deadline is May 24, 2017.

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

Registration closes June 20. Unfortunately, walk-ins will not be permitted.

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NNJ Alumni Beach Party

Saturday, July 15
3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Bar Anticipation (703 16th Ave., Belmar, NJ 07719)

Cost: $10 in advance, $11 at the door; cash bar

Blue waves, golden sand and blue and gold sunglasses… they’re all key to celebrating Blue Hen pride at the Jersey Shore!

Join us for our first annual Beach Party! You’ll enjoy great food, refreshing summer drinks, and—most importantly—people like you who cherish their Delaware connections. Open to all ages of alumni and family.

There will be an all-you-can-eat BBQ (complete with salads, fixings and corn on the cob), live entertainment / DJ, emcee, contests, games and drink specials all day (21+). We want to bring together the NJ, NY and Philadelphia Regional Alumni Clubs and what better way than in the summer sun?!

Come anytime between 3:00 and 6:00 and just look for the Delaware table for your wrist band to get all of the specials. Wear your UD gear and have fun mingling and networking with alumni of all ages! The event is rain or shine.

Refund deadline is July 1, 2017.

Registration closes July 10, 2017. Registration is encouraged so we have a head count, but walk-ins are welcome. Register at the Delaware table to get your wristband $11/person.

Directions: From the North or South Garden State Parkway or the Southern Jersey Shore. Take the Garden State Parkway to exit 98 and follow the signs for Rt. 138 east. Take Rt. 138 (3-4 miles) to the sign for Rt. 35 North, “Belmar”. Bear to the left and take the off ramp. At the end of the ramp, you will approach a traffic light. At that light, make a right hand turn onto 16th Avenue. Travel up 16th Avenue through one traffic light and over railroad tracks. Bar Anticipation is on the right just past the tracks. There is a huge parking lot on site.

From the Philadelphia area, West or South West New Jersey. Take NJ Turnpike North to exit 7a, “Shore Points”. After the toll plaza take Rt. 195 east. Travel down 195 east for 30 to 35 minutes until you see the sign for Rt. 35 North, “Belmar”. Bear to the left and take the off ramp. At the end of the ramp, you will approach a traffic light. At that light, make a right hand turn onto 16th Avenue. Travel up 16th Avenue through one traffic light and over railroad tracks. Bar Anticipation is on the right just past the tracks. There is a huge parking lot on site.

NJTransit also is very close to Bar Anticipation.

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Get Involved

While there are no further events currently scheduled, we're busy planning more! The North New Jersey Alumni Club averages 7-8 events a year.

Do you want to help plan an event for Blue Hens in the area? We are always looking for ideas for events and volunteers to help plan them! We’ll promote them with Blue Hens in the area. If you are interested, email alumnet@udel.edu or call (302) 831-2341.

Your club volunteer leaders are:
President, David Alick, AS94
Vice President, Erik Sengel, BE06
Special Events Chair, Colby Janisch, EG06
Young Alumni Chair, Open
Communications Co-Chair, Kelly Reidy, AS11
Communications Co-Chair, Allison Schachtel, EHD11
Treasurer, William Bratowicz, AS12
Regional Giving Chair, Open

Join the Club Volunteer Board

Currently, the Northern NJ Board is seeking a Blue Hen for the position of Young Alumni Chair, and we are always looking for committee members.

Click here to view the board position descriptions, and click here to print and fill out the application. Applications should be sent to lesliel@udel.edu along with an emailed letter of interest.


Past events have included:

  • Blue Hens Celebrate Spring with a Happy Hour at Finnegan's Pub
  • Rock Climbing Fun
  • Mingling With Matisse
  • Cooking Class with North Jersey Blue Hens
  • LA Kings vs NJ Devils Ice Hockey with Pre-game Reception
  • Welcome to the NNJ Neighborhood @ The Village Pourhouse Hoboken
  • North Jersey Alumni Hike - Jockey Hollow
  • New Student Send-Off Events
  • Blue Hen Happy Hour & Tap Takeover at the Ale House
  • Spring Hike at Pyramid Mountain with NNJ Blue Hens
  • Blue Hen Cooking School at Hudson Table
  • Blue Hen Football Watch Party
  • Happy Hour at Teak
  • NNJ Alumni Hike - Pyramid Mountain
  • Barefoot Grape Stomping (& Dinner)
  • UD Alumni Baseball Series: Somerset Patriots Baseball and BBQ
  • New York Red Bulls Soccer
  • New Student Send-Off with the Northern NJ Alumni Club (Montvale)
  • New Student Send-Off with South Jersey Alumni (Haddonfield)
  • New Student Send-Off with the Northern NJ Alumni Club (Basking Ridge)
  • Happy Hour to Meet the Blue Hen Founders of 902 Brewing Company
  • Meadowlands Race Day
  • An Evening of Conversations & Connections
  • Happy Hour
  • Picnic and New Student Send-Off
  • Baltimore Orioles @ New York Yankees
  • An Evening of Conversations and Connections
  • NJ Devils vs. Philadelphia Flyers Hockey Game & Reception
  • Zog Dodgeball – Weeknights in Hoboken with
  • Bowling in Morristown at Plaza Lanes
  • Art & Blue Hens at the Int'l Center of Photography in NYC with UD President Pat Harker
  • Medieval Times Dinner & Show
  • Halloween River Cruise on the East & Hudson Rivers
  • UD Day of Service: Cleanup Hudson River Waterfront
  • Interest Meeting & Happy Hour at TEAK on the Hudson
  • NJ Devils Hockey Game + Reception
  • 2013 Conversations & Connections with NYC Alumni
  • Tailgate at 2012 Far Hills Race Meeting “The Hunt”
  • UD Day of Service at the Hoboken
  • Family Day at the Turtle Back Zoo
  • Class of 2016 New Student Send-Off Event
  • "UD Congratulates U" event for accepted students
  • Open Board Meeting at Tiff's in Pequannock
  • Happy Hour at TEAK on the Hudson
  • NJ Jackals vs. NY Federals

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