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BERA Trips

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.
  • BERA must sell at least 30 train tickets to get the discounted fare, or the trip is subject to cancellation.
  • If we don't get the required number of tickets sold for the discounted group price, we will cancel the show.
  • Rules for Participation on BERA Trips   ~  Questions, please call ext 2873


BERA and LIRR (Various Times)

BERA and the LIRR have teamed up to offer discount round trip tickets to NYC from Ronkonkoma. The train departs from Ronkonkoma at 9:39am.



The dates for the LIRR Trains are as follows:

October 26 (Saturday)

November 2 (Saturday)

December 7 (Saturday)

The attached flyer has various things that can be done during those times.

More information, directions and things to do

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Friday, October 25, 2019

Come to the Third Annual Trunk or Treat - Oct. 25, 2019 at the Rec Center. Food and Fun inside! Children's costume contest, Trunk Decorating Contest! All participating families should prepare a trunk with treats (preferably decorated) by 5:45pm. Trunk or Treating begins at 6pm. $10 per family for early registers. $15 per family at the door. Register at the BERA store! Rain Date - Nov. 1, 2019.

Flyer for Trunk or Treat

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Saturday, October 26th, 2019

Join BERA on a train trip to NYC to see Beetlejuice. The Tony nominated Best musical on Broadway. R/T/ Train and Center Mezz Matinee seats - $112. Limited Tickets, sale ends August 21th.

Flyer for Beetlejuice

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Saturday, November 2nd, 2019

Join BERA on Nov. 2nd to see Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz. Roundtrip Train & Show ticket (side mezz:) $140. See BERA Store for Details: Sale Ends 9/30/2019.

Flyer for Wicked

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Friday, November 29, 2019

Grab your discounted Tickets for Disney on Ice at the Nassau Coliseum Friday, November 29, 2019, the 3pm show. $35 includes your section, 110, Rows 4, 5. TICKETS ONLY. NO TRANSPORTATION PROVIDED! Hurry! Limited Quantity sold in the BERA Store!

Flyer for Disney on Ice  

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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Take the LIRR to see Come From Away at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater for a 2pm matinee with Orchestra tickets. $120 per person includes LIRR tickets and show tickets. Paid reservations are required for all trips can 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. Only 20 tickets available.

Flyer for Come From Away

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Sunday, December 8th, 2019

Join BERA on our annual trip to see the Radio City Rockettes. Sunday, December 8th Morning Show. Leave the lab at 7am for the 9am show. Do as you please until 3:30pm. Depart for the Lab at 3:30pm. Stops at exit 63. $110 includes transportation & First Row 3rd Mezz Ticket.

Flyer for Rockettes

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Friday, December 13, 2019

BERA joins the Bellport Country Club Holiday Party. Dec. 13 from 6:30-11pm. Dress to Impress, 21 & over only. $77pp for VIP White Glove Hors D'oeuvres, Open Bar, 4 course Dinner, Dessert & DJ Entertainment.

Flyer for Holiday Party


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Sunday, January 26, 2020

Join BERA on Jan. 26, 2020 to see the NY Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets at Madison Square Garden. This purchase includes a Post-Game Free Thrown Experience. $145pp - Limited tickets in Section 318 for this 6pm game. Purchase includes R/T LIRR group ticket on the 1:35pm train; arrive at Penn/MSG at 3pm. MSG doors open at 5pm to see players warm up. Return that night anytime you want.

Flyer for Knicks/Nets

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Join BERA for the Islanders vs. Rangers at Nassau Coliseum. Section 212, Rows 13 & 14. $110 includes ticket & Round Trip bus at 4:45pm for 7pm game. On sale in the BERA Store! Seats are limited!

Flyer for Islanders vs. Rangers


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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 Renee Warno .

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Last Modified: October 17, 2019
Please forward all questions about this site to: Renee Warno


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