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Reservations, Cancellations & Rules for Participation
  • Paid reservations are required for all trips listed below. They can be made at the BERA Store located in Berkner (Bldg 488), Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm.
  • All tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE and are for those 21 years and older unless accompanied by BNL employee/parent.
  • BERA may limit the number of tickets per person during the first week of sales.
  • BERA trips are a BNL benefit and tickets are for BNL employees, those with guest appointments, and their families only.
  • Rules for Participation on BERA Trips  ~  Questions, please call ext 2873

  • Wednesday, March 8, 2017

    Amateur night at the Apollo Theatre and Dinner at Amy Ruth's.  Cost is $85 per person inclusive of full dinner with soft drinks, show ticket, luxury coach bus, gratuity & tax. 18 and over. We will depart from Brookhaven Center at 3:30pm and then leave for home about 11:30pm. (Max 50 people)

    Paid reservations are required for all trips and can be made at the BERA Store located in Berkner (Bldg 488), Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm. All tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE and are for those 21 years and older unless accompanied by BNL employee/parent.
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     VS   Sunday, March 12, 2017

    NY Nets vs NY Knicks play at the Barclay Center. Coach bus will depart from Brookhaven Center at 3:30pm for a  6pm game and depart after the game, approximately 10pm. Seats are located in Section 212.  The cost is $60 which includes the coach bus, ticket and driver tip. (40 tickets only)

    Paid reservations are required for all trips and can be made at the BERA Store located in Berkner (Bldg 488), Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm. All tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE and are for those 21 years and older unless accompanied by BNL employee/parent.
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    Saturday, March 18, 2017

    This year's theme is 'Holland' at the Phildelphia Flower Show. We will depart from Brookhaven Center at 6:30am and depart from the Flower Show at 4:30pm. Cost is $55 for this trip and includes the coach bus and entry into Flower Show. Flyer ~ http://theflowershow.com/

    Paid reservations are required for all trips and can be made at the BERA Store located in Berkner (Bldg 488), Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm. All tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE and are for those 21 years and older unless accompanied by BNL employee/parent.
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    VS Saturday, March 25, 2017

    Islanders vs Boston. Coach bus will depart from Brookhaven Center at 4pm and leave after the game around 10pm. The cost for this trip is $65 per person and we will be sitting in Section 212. (52 tickets)

    Paid reservations are required for all trips and can be made at the BERA Store located in Berkner (Bldg 488), Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm. All tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE and are for those 21 years and older unless accompanied by BNL employee/parent.
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    Sunday, March 26, 2017

    LIRR Do As You Please trip into NYC.  Price is $12 if you are just taking the train to get into NYC, but you must return the same day.  See attached for train details.  LIRR tickets must be purchased at the BERA Store by 3:00pm on Wednesday, March 22nd.

    Paid reservations are required for all trips and can be made at the BERA Store located in Berkner (Bldg 488), Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm. All tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE and are for those 21 years and older unless accompanied by BNL employee/parent.
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     Saturday, April 8, 2017

    Take the LIRR to see the new musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory opening in the spring. It is based on Roald Dahl's classic novel and arrives on Broadway starring Christian Borle. When Charlie wins a golden ticket to the weird and wonderful Wonka Chocolate Factory, it's the chance of a lifetime to feast on the sweets he's always dreamed of. $110 per person includes LIRR tickets and Orchestra seats for the show. Theatre tickets for this event must be purchased by January 13, 2017.  FlyerSee attached for train details.   LIRR tickets must be purchased at the BERA Store by 3:00pm on Wednesday, April 5th.

    Paid reservations are required for all trips and can be made at the BERA Store located in Berkner (Bldg 488), Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm. All tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE and are fr those 21 years and older unless accompanied by BNL employee/parent.
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    Saturday, April 8, 2017

    LIRR Do As You Please trip into NYC also partnered with Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.  Price is $12 if you are just taking the train to get into NYC, but you must return the same day. See attached for train details.   LIRR tickets must be purchased at the BERA Store by 3:00pm on Wednesday, April 5th.

    Paid reservations are required for all trips and can be made at the BERA Store located in Berkner (Bldg 488), Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm. All tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE and are for those 21 years and older unless accompanied by BNL employee/parent.
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     Saturday, April 22, 2017

    LIRR Do As You Please trip into NYC also partnered with the Auto Show at Javits Center.  Price is $12 if you are just taking the train to get into NYC, but you must return the same day. See attached for train details.   LIRR tickets must be purchased at the BERA Store by 3:00pm on Wednesday, April 19th.

    Paid reservations are required for all trips and can be made at the BERA Store located in Berkner (Bldg 488), Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm. All tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE and are for those 21 years and older unless accompanied by BNL employee/parent.
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    April 28-30, 2017

    Finger Lake-Corning Glass and Vineyard Weekend!  Join BERA and see New York as you've never seen it before! Stay 2 nights at the Radisson Corning Hotel. We will tour Finger Lake wineries, and the World Renowned Corning Glass Factory and all its beautiful galaries. You will have free time to explore the Gaffer/Corning district. Bus transportation is included for the entire weekend. Weather permitting there will be a 'photo op' stop at Watkins Glen. Please see the attached flyer for room pricing and trip details.

    Paid reservations are required for all trips and can be made at the BERA Store located in Berkner (Bldg 488), Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm. All tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE and are for those 21 years and older unless accompanied by BNL employee/parent.
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    Sunday, May 7, 2017

    Join BERA for a private guided Trolley tour of the historic Greenwood Cemetery in Brooklyn. Then we'll motor coach to the Brooklyn Flea Market in DUMBO! Feel free to browse, have lunch, walk on the bridge and see the sights! The coach bus will leave from Brookhaven Center at 8am and depart from Brooklyn at 4pm. Cost is $55 per person, which includes the Trolley Tour w/guide, coach bus and driver tip.  For more details see flyer.

    Paid reservations are required for all trips and can be made at the BERA Store located in Berkner (Bldg 488), Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm. All tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE and are for those 21 years and older unless accompanied by BNL employee/parent.
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     Saturday, May 13, 2017

    SOLD OUT! But taking names on a waiting list at the BERA Store. Please note, we do have another trip on August 20th for Hello Dolly.

    Take the LIRR to see Hello, Dolly! -Back where they belong! Hello, Dolly! Returns to Broadway starring none other than Bette Midler. This production, the first new production of Hello, Dolly! to appear on Broadway since it opened more than fifty years ago, will pay tribute to the original work of legendary director/choreographer Gower Champion, which has been hailed both then and now as one of the greatest stagings in musical theater history. $145 per person includes LIRR tickets and mezzanine seating: G 1-25, H 103-114 & H 1-9 show tickets. See attached for train details.   LIRR tickets must be purchased at the BERA Store by 3:00pm on Wednesday, May 10th.

    Paid reservations are required for all trips and can be made at the BERA Store located in Berkner (Bldg 488), Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm. All tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE and are fr those 21 years and older unless accompanied by BNL employee/parent.
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    Saturday, May 13, 2017

    LIRR Do As You Please into NYC is partnered with Hello Dolly or you may take train for $12 (as long as you return the same day to Ronkonkoma Station) and have a day in NYC on your own. See attached for train details.   LIRR tickets must be purchased at the BERA Store by 3:00pm on Wednesday, May 10th.  

    Paid reservations are required for all trips and can be made at the BERA Store located in Berkner (Bldg 488), Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm. All tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE and are fr those 21 years and older unless accompanied by BNL employee/parent.
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    Sunday, June 11, 2017

    LIRR Do As You Please into NYC.  Price is $12 if you are just taking the train to get into NYC, but you must return the same day.

    Paid reservations are required for all trips and can be made at the BERA Store located in Berkner (Bldg 488), Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm. All tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE and are fr those 21 years and older unless accompanied by BNL employee/parent.
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      Sunday, July 16, 2017

    LIRR Do As You Please into NYC. Price is $12 if you are just taking the train to get into NYC, but you must return the same day.

    Paid reservations are required for all trips and can be made at the BERA Store located in Berkner (Bldg 488), Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm. All tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE and are fr those 21 years and older unless accompanied by BNL employee/parent.
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      Sunday, August 20, 2017

    LIRR Do As You Please is partnered with Hello Dolly OR you may take train for $12 (as long as you return the same day to Ronkonkoma Station) and have a day in NYC on your own.

    Paid reservations are required for all trips and can be made at the BERA Store located in Berkner (Bldg 488), Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm. All tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE and are fr those 21 years and older unless accompanied by BNL employee/parent.
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    Sunday, August 20, 2017

    If you missed the May show, you have another chance to take the LIRR and see Hello, Dolly! We have Orchestra seats for a 2pm Matinee. $200 per person includes theatre and train tickets. None other than Bette Midler stars in this production, the first new production of Hello, Dolly! to appear on Broadway since it opened more than fifty years ago, will pay tribute to the original work of legendary director/choreographer Gower Champion, which has been hailed both then and now as one of the greatest stagings in musical theater history.  Theatre tickets for this event must be purchased by January 6th.  Flyer ~

    Paid reservations are required for all trips and can be made at the BERA Store located in Berkner (Bldg 488), Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm. All tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE and are fr those 21 years and older unless accompanied by BNL employee/parent.
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    If you have a question that is not addressed on this page, please contact Christine Carter at 631-344-5090 or Joanne Delles at 631-344-8481.

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    Last Modified: February 22, 2017
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