New Castle County Alumni Club

Upcoming events:

Welcome to the Neighborhood to the Class of 2015: Wilmington Crab Cruise

Friday, June 26, 2015, 6:00 p.m.

The Riverboat Queen (700 Justison St., Wilmington DE 19801) (docked behind Iron Hill Brewery at the Wilmington Waterfront)

6:00 p.m. - Check-in
6:30 p.m. SHARP - Departure
No one arriving after 6:30 will be permitted to board the boat.

Cost (21+ only, cash bar):
$30 - Class of 2015 graduates
$40 - All other alumni

Please bring your ID and your email confirmation to board.

Help us welcome our newest alumni to the area on an all-you-can-eat crab cruise along the Delaware River! We will set sail on a genuine, old-fashioned riverboat, enjoy the sunset from the water and get acquainted with the Class of 2015.

Dinner includes as many crabs as you can eat, cornbread, fried chicken and delightful conversation. A cash bar is available.

Special thanks to the UDAA for sponsoring this event.

Refund Deadline: June 19, 2015 

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Design with a Splash of Wine at the Chesapeake Inn

Thursday, July 16, 2015 5:30 PM

Chesapeake Inn Restaurant & Marina (605 2nd St., Chesapeake City, MD 21915)

Cost: $30 for Blue Hens & their friends
(includes painting supplies; food & beverages will be available for an additional cost)

Back by popular demand is the UD-themed Paint Night! Held at the Chesapeake Inn, this event is a great opportunity for alumni of different generations to connect over their shared interest of art—and the University of Delaware! Create your own masterpiece featuring a distinctive part of the UD campus while enjoying the company of fellow Blue Hens.

Food and drink will not be provided, but guests can order from the restaurant.

Refund Deadline: July 6, 2015

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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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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 have suggestions for events you would like to see in NCCo? Please email them to

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:

  • "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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