Washington, DC Club

Upcoming Events:  

Family Pumpkin Patch Adventure

Saturday, October 25, 2014, 11 AM
Butler's Orchard (22200 Davis Mill Rd, Germantown, MD 20876)

Cost: $10 per person | Children under 2 are free (no need to register them)
Refund deadline: October 17.

Join fellow UD alumni families for a perfect fall day adventure! We will meet at the “Pick Your Own Pumpkin” area of Butler's Orchard. An Alumni Representative will be there at 10:30 am to pass out tickets, and the event will start at 11 am. You and your family can then pick your pumpkins from the patch (pumpkins are not included in registration fee), and then tackle a corn maze, play corn hole or jump in the hayloft! Bring the kids for a fun-packed morning, ending with apple cider and fall-themed snacks with other area Blue Hen families.

 

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DC Evening w/ Batsheva Dance Co.

November 18, 2014 6:45 PM
The Kennedy Center (2700 F Street, NW, D.C.)

Cost: $38

6:45 PM - Pre-show drinks and ticket disbursement
7:30 PM - Show

Spend an evening at the Kennedy Center with other Blue Hen dance and performance art enthusiasts. Come share a drink (cash bar) starting at 6:45 PM before attending this rare performance! Meet us to the left of the Kennedy bust where we will hand out tickets and either stay there or somewhere nearby to enjoy refreshments.

This performance, Sadeh21, "is a voyage of striking stage imagery. The magnetizing performance creates a thick, emotional resonance that echoes throughout the work.” Last seen at the Kennedy Center a decade ago, Israel’s acclaimed Batsheva Dance Company – which once enlisted Martha Graham as its first artistic advisor – marks its return with one of Artistic Director Ohad Naharin’s newest works.

There is a limit of 2 tickets per alumnus.

Refund deadline: November 4.

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Do you want to help plan an event for Blue Hens in your area? 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.


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The UD Washington D.C. Alumni Club averages 9 - 10 events annually (scroll down to see all past events); in fact, we're planning more now. Please sign up for email notifications when new events are posted atUDconnection.com

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Join a Committee
The UD DC Alumni Club is growing and we need your help! For those of you that want to help but don't have a lot of time, we've created two committees: the Social Committee and the University Committee. The Social Committee will help plan and run happy hours, game watches, cultural and similar events. The University Committee will help with our new community service and other UD engagements.

Committees are the easiest way to bring new ideas to the club as our membership is rapidly growing. If you have an interest, please email alumnet@udel.edu.


Join the Club Committee
Committee positions are currently available in 2014. Click here to view the position descriptions, and click here to print and fill out the application. Applications should be sent to mmidgley@udel.edu
along with an emailed letter of interest.


Coach's Corner

The DC Club offers its members the unique opportunity to compete in co-ed social sports leagues throughout the year. These leagues provide an excellent opportunity to meet and mingle with other local DC Blue Hens. All leagues are part of the Capital Alumni Network (CAN, www.dcalum.org) in which our opponents are local alumni representing other schools from all over the country.  The club competes in all five CAN sports leagues:

· Volleyball, Basketball: January-March
· Soccer, Softball: April - August
· Flag Football; September - December


Past alumni club events include:

  • Oktoberfest Happy Hour at Liberty Tavern
  • White House Garden Tour
  • Live @ the Wolftrap - Straight No Chaser
  • Picnic and New Student Send-Off
  • Sunset Happy Hour Cruise with DC Blue Hens
  • DC Baseball Series: Mets @ Nationals
  • Annual Town Hall Meeting
  • Group Tour of the NGA's French Collection
  • Dinner at Marrakesh
  • DC Alumni Club Holiday Party
  • Tour, Tasting & Lunch at Port City Brewing Company
  • UD Day of Service: Volunteer at The Farm at Walker-Jones Education Campus
  • UD vs. Navy Football Tailgate
  • Sky vs. Mystics WNBA game & reception
  • 2013 UD Alumni Day in Dewey Beach
  • Class of 2017 New Student Send-Off at Quincy Park, Arlington
  • Happy Hour Sunset Cruise on the Georgetown Waterfront
  • "DC Delaware Dinners" for UD alumni foodies
  • UD Alumni at Nationals game & reception at Molly Malone's
  • UD Alumni at the 2013 Virginia Gold Cup
  • UD Day in DC 2013
  • DC Alumni Club Town Hall Meeting
  • UD Women's Basketball at George Mason University
  • DC Club laying holiday wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery for Wreaths Across America
  • 2012 UD DC Club Holiday Party at Tabaq Bistro
  • Wine Tasting at Veritas Wine Bar
  • UD Football Watch Parties at Penn Social
  • 2012 UD Day of Service at the American Red Cross
  • UD Alumni at DC United Game + Welcome New Alumni Event
  • UD Football Watch Parties at Penn Social
  • New Student Send-Off event
  • An Evening of Conversations & Connections with DC Alumni, Guest Speakers, Panel, and Reception
  • UD Alumni Club at DC Nationals Game + Meetup at Molly Malone's
  • UD Alumni at the Virginia Gold Cup
  • "UD Congratulates U" event for prospective students
  • Group tour at National Gallery
  • Annual Holiday Party
  • DC Alumni Club New Student Welcome Picnic

 

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