Baseball at the plate as UD alumni clubs plan special summer events
8:47 a.m., June 29, 2012--University of Delaware alumni are offering a variety of activities, from sporting events to a Dewey Beach gathering, in the coming weeks.
Many UD alumni clubs are offering special events at ballparks from New York to Los Angeles and points in between.
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Activities scheduled for the coming weeks include:
Friday, July 13, 6:40 p.m.: Colorado Rockies baseball. Alumni in the Denver area will get together to watch the Rockies take on the Philadelphia Phillies.
Tuesday, July 17, 7:10 p.m.: Los Angeles Dodgers baseball. The Los Angeles Alumni Club invites Blue Hens to gather to watch the Dodgers host the Philadelphia Phillies at Dodger Stadium.
Thursday, July 19, 7:05 p.m.: Durham Bulls baseball. Blue Hens from North Carolina will gather to watch the Durham Bulls take on the Lehigh Valley IronPigs in an event sponsored by the Raleigh-Durham Alumni Club. The Durham Bulls mascot program, featuring Wool E. Bull, is coordinated by a former YoUDee, Nicholas Tennant, a 2007 UD graduate.
Saturday, July 21, 2 p.m.: UD Alumni Day in Dewey Beach. UD will hold its 4th annual Alumni Day in Dewey Beach with food, fun and musical entertainment.
Thursday, July 26, 6 p.m.: Reading Phillies baseball. UD alumni will gather to watch the Reading Phillies take on the New Britain (Conn.) Rock Cats.
Saturday, July 28, 7:05 p.m.: Aberdeen IronBirds baseball. The Baltimore Alumni Club will offer a night at the ballpark for Blue Hens and their families and friends as the Aberdeen (Md.) IronBirds take the field. There will be an all-you-can-eat buffet.
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 5 p.m.: Boston Red Sox baseball. The Boston Alumni Club will host an evening at historic Fenway Park as the Red Sox host the Detroit Tigers. There will be a pre-game reception.
Thursday, Aug. 2, 6 p.m.: Richmond Flying Squirrels baseball. The Richmond (Va.) Alumni Club will sponsor an event at the Diamond the Richmond Flying Squirrels take the field. Alumni can come early to picnic with the family and let the kids enjoy the Fun Zone full of inflatables and carnival games. There will be post-game fireworks.
Friday, Aug. 3, 7:05 p.m.: New York Yankees baseball. The New York City Alumni Club will host an event at Yankee Stadium as the Yanks host the Seattle Mariners.
Saturday, Aug. 11, 10 a.m.: Northern New Jersey Alumni Club Family Day at Turtle Back Zoo. The Northern New Jersey Alumni Club invites Blue Hens and family and friends to enjoy a day at the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange, N.J. The club's exclusive package includes discounted admission, lunch and much more.
Saturday, Aug. 18, 5:30 p.m.: Delmarva Shorebirds baseball. UD alumni will offer an evening at the Delmarva Shorebirds game at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium in Salisbury, Md. The team will take on the Hagerstown Suns in a South Atlantic League game. There will be a buffet and fireworks.
The Office of Alumni Relations recognizes and thanks the UD Alumni Association for its support of some of these events.