New Castle County Alumni Club

Upcoming Events

A Day at the Delaware Children's Museum

Sorry, this event is now sold out.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

10:00 a.m. (new time)

Delaware Children's Museum (550 Justison Street, Wilmington, DE, 19801)

Cost: $10 (includes lunch & science activity)

Escape the winter doldrums and come explore the Delaware Children's Museum with the New Castle County Alumni Club.

Registration includes all-day access to over 37,000 square feet of wondrous exhibits that inspire and teach little minds.

At noon, registrants will be treated to lunch and a special science activity.

Refund deadline is January 27, 2016.

Want to see more of your Blue Hen and their families at our events? Help us spread the word about the New Castle County Alumni Club! 

Pasta Making and Dinner at Caffé Gelato

Thursday, March 31, 2016

6:30 p.m.

Caffé Gelato (90 East Main Street, Newark 19711)

Sorry, this event is now sold out.

$40.00, plus cash bar, soft drinks

Experience the best of Italy without leaving the country! The University of Delaware New Castle County alumni club invites Blue Hens to join them for a pasta-making class and dinner at alumnus-owned Caffé Gelato.

Alumni will learn how to make pasta from scratch after watching, and participating in, a demonstration by the restaurant's chef. Following the demonstration, all registrants will enjoy a 4-course meal with their fellow Blue Hens, featuring house-made cappellini, linguini and tortellini. Expand your culinary skill set by signing up today!

Sorry, no walk-ins; this event has a strict maximum.

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

Refund deadline is March 23.

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While there are no further events currently scheduled, we're busy planning more! The New Castle County Alumni Club averages 10 events a year. Want to know about all of our upcoming events in the area as they get posted? Register here to receive email notifications when registrations go live.

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 or call (302) 831-2341.

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Past events have included:

  • Blue Hens Happy Hour and Pajama Drive
  • Dare to Care Brandywine Creek Cleanup
  • Dewey Day
  • Philadelphia Union Soccer Game and Tailgate
  • New Student Send-Off
  • Design with a Splash of Wine at the Chesapeake Inn
  • World Rowing Championships - UD Men's Crew Send-off and Fundraiser
  • Welcome to the Neighborhood to the Class of 2015: Wilmington Crab Cruise
  • "Clay Date" at the Delaware Art Museum
  • Open Board Meeting
  • Valentine's Day Ice Skating
  • Family bowling
  • Tailgate Food and Beer Pairing
  • Fall 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
  • Happy Hou
  • BYOB Painting Class
  • Quizzo
  • Annual Open Board Meeting
  • Breakfast with Santa
  • NCCo Alumni Club Welcomes Class of 2013 to the Neighborhood
  • Tailgate Foods Cooking Demonstration
  • UD Day of Service
  • Chicago Sky vs. Washington Mystics WNBA Game & Reception
  • UD Alumni Day in Dewey Beach
  • Class of 2017 New Student Send-Off and ISE Lab Tour
  • 2013 Philly Union Game & Tailgate
  • Happy Hour at Tyler Fitzgerald's, Wilmington
  • Easter Egg-stravaganza
  • 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
  • 2012 UD Day of Service - NCC Alumni at Castle Hills Park
  • The Making of the Philadelphia Int'l Flower Show Presentation
  • Class of 2012 Welcome to the Neighborhood Event
  • UD Alumni Day in Dewey Beach
  • UD Alumni at the Blue Rocks
  • Philadelphia Union v. D.C. United Game & Tailgate
  • Sweet & Savory Dough Class at Vita Nova
  • Happy Hour at the new Sheraton Wilmington South
  • Volunteering at Food Bank of Delaware, Newark
  • Easter Egg-stravaganza at Clayton Hall, Newark campus
  • Pasta and Sauces Cooking Demo at Vita Nova
  • Jan. 2012 Open Board Meeting & Happy Hour at Klondike Kate's
  • College Day at AT&T National Golf Tournament
  • UD Alumni Day at Dewey Beach
  • Tailgate Food Demonstration Class


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