New Castle County Alumni Club

Upcoming events:

5th Annual Philadelphia Union Soccer Game and Tailgate

Saturday, August 1, 2015

5:00 p.m. - Tailgate in parking lot
7:00 p.m. - Game

PPL Park (1 Stadium Dr., Chester, PA 19013)

$35 - Adults (game ticket & tailgate)
$10 - Tailgate only

Join the New Castle County Alumni Club for the 5th Annual Philadelphia Union soccer game and tailgate reception. Take advantage of the beautiful summer weather and company of UD graduates, during the tailgate before the game. After mingling, we will head inside PPL Park to watch 90 minutes of intense action on the pitch as the Union take on the New York Red Bulls.

Food will be provided at the tailgate, BYOB.

Special thanks to the UD Alumni Association for their generous support of this event.

Refund Deadline: July 22, 2015

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Dewey Day

Saturday, August 8, 2015

2:00 p.m. Ivy (136 Dagsworthy St., Dewey Beach, DE 19971), then Northbeach
5:00 p.m Bottle & Cork

Cost: $15, includes 1 drink ticket per venue (3 total), food at Ivy & Northbeach, and Bottle & Cork cover charge
(Ages 21+ only)

Wristbands: Required for perks; handed out at Ivy to pre-registered alumni & their guests.

Important: Register early, as only pre-registered guests receive the event perks-- all walk-ins must pay separately for food, drinks, and the Bottle & Cork cover charge.

Join Blue Hens for the seventh year as we celebrate all things UD in Dewey Beach. We will start at Ivy at 2:00 p.m. for check-in, food and fun. The party will move to Northbeach for more food and drink before the final party starts at the Bottle & Cork for Jam session with Split Decision/Blue Label/Fish Out of Water at 5:00 p.m.

A raffle for great UD swag will be held at Ivy, so don’t be late!

Refund deadline: July 31, 2015

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Dare to Care Brandywine Creek Cleanup

Saturday, September 12, 2015

8:30 a.m. Brandywine Creek (Peter's Rock Parking Lot, Brandywine Creek Road, Wilmington, DE 19803)

Cost: Free

New Castle County Blue Hens, give back to your community by helping cleanup the Brandywine creek! Join the effort to remove man-made debris from this important body of water with your fellow UD graduates. This is a great way to meet area Blue Hens in an informal setting while improving the surrounding region. The New Castle County alumni club will be meeting in the Peter's Rock parking lot, adjacent to the Brandywine Creek.

The New Castle County Alumni Club averages 10 events a year. While there are no further events currently scheduled, we're busy planning more!

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Do you want to help local Blue Hens plan an event for alumni in the area? We are always looking for volunteers! If you are interested, email or call (302) 831-2341.

Past alumni events include:

  • New Student Send-Off with the New Castle County Alumni Club
  • 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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