UD alumni clubs set new student send-off events, baseball gatherings
9:32 a.m., July 27, 2012--University of Delaware alumni clubs are offering a variety of activities in coming weeks, including special send-off events for new Blue Hens who are members of the Class of 2016.
The new students will have opportunities to network with alumni in California, Delaware, Florida, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Other activities include a zoo trip in New Jersey and professional baseball from coast to coast.
Activities on the schedule include:
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.
Sunday, Aug. 5, 1 p.m.: New Castle County new student send-off and ice cream social. Join fellow Legacy students (those who have a parent or step-parent who went to UD) for a UDairy Creamery ice cream social and tour of the new Bob Carpenter Center facilities on the Newark campus.
Sunday, Aug. 5, 2 p.m.: Lancaster, Pa., new student send-off. The Lancaster Alumni Club will hold a new student send-off. The event will be held from 2-4 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 7, 7 p.m.: Northern New Jersey new student send-off. The Northern New Jersey Alumni Club will hold a new student send-off at the Cresskill Recreation Center. The event will be held from 7-9 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 10, 6 p.m.: UD Central Florida alumni happy hour and interest meeting. Join fellow Blue Hens in Orlando over food and drinks, reminisce about your time on campus and share your ideas for alumni events in Central Florida.
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. 11, 2 p.m.: Northern California new student send-off. Join fellow UD alumni in Castro Valley, Calif., to welcome the newest Blue Hens to the roost.
Saturday, Aug. 11, 2 p.m.: Southern California new student send-off. Join fellow UD alumni in Hermosa Beach, Calif., to welcome the newest Blue Hens to the roost.
Saturday, Aug. 11, 5 p.m.: South Florida new student send-off. The South Florida Alumni Club will hold a new student send-off from 5-8 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 12, 1 p.m.: Southern Delaware new student send-off. Join fellow UD alumni in Lewes, Del., to welcome the newest Blue Hens to the roost.
Thursday, Aug. 16, 5:30 p.m.: Reading, Pa., new student send-off. The Reading Alumni Club will hold a new student send-off at the Third and Spruce Café in West Reading, Pa. The event will be held from 5:30-7 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 16, 6 p.m.: New Castle County tailgating cooking demonstration. Alumni can learn how to cook exciting and tasty tailgate treats, with Vita Nova chef Debbie Ellingsworth leading a demonstration at the Delaware Stadium barbecue pit.
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.
Saturday, Sept. 8, 5:10 p.m.: Tampa Bay Rays baseball. UD alumni in Florida's Tampa Bay area are invited to an event at Tropicana Field as the Rays take on the Texas Rangers. There will be a pre-game reception at Tropicana Field's Bar 410.
The Office of Alumni Relations recognizes and thanks the UD Alumni Association for its support of some of these events.