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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

  • Friday, August 26, 2016

    Yankee vs Baltimore Orioles, Section 109. There is a 4 ticket max per person. Game time is 7pm and the $60 per person includes luxury coach bus, driver tip and game ticket. Bus will leave Brookhaven Center at 4pm. Exit 63 pick-up on request.  Leave for home at end of game or 11pm.

    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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    Thursday, September 1, 2016 (purchase tix for Nov 5 Show)

    You must sign up at the BERA Store by 3pm, Sept 12th for the Jersey Boy portion of this trip. Details for Jersey Boys on Nov 5th.

    See attached for train details.  LIRR tickets must be purchased at the BERA Store by 3:00pm on Monday, October 31st.

    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, September 10, 2016

    Bring the family on this annual BERA trip to the Bronx Zoo. The luxury coach bus will leave Brookhaven Center at 9am. Cost is $35 adult and $30 child (3-12 is a child). Children 2 and under are free if they sit on your lap on the bus. Price includes the bus, driver gratuity and a "Total Experience Ticket"; which includes Bug Carousel, Butterfly Garden Children's Zoo, Monorail, Congo and MORE....we will leave the Zoo at 5pm.

    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, September 17, 2016

    Circle Line Cruise has been added to the LIRR do as you please day trip (see below). $47 per person includes round trip train from Ronkonkoma and the Circle Line ticket, which is a 2.5 hour cruise to see the splendor of all the NYC highlights! We will be taking the 12:30 Circle Line Cruise. You must sign up at the BERA Store by 3pm, Sept 6th for the Circle Line portion of this trip.

    LIRR tickets can also be purchased separately for "do as you please" time in NYC @ $12 round trip (details below). See attached for train details.  LIRR tickets must be purchased at the BERA Store by 3:00pm on Thursday, Sept. 15th

    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, September 17, 2016

    Do-As-You-Please LIRR trip into NYC!!! Tentative time of 10:05am from Ronkonkoma Train Station $12 pp round trip. Do as you please in NYC, you can even check out the Feast of San Gennaro!  Depart any time YOU want as long as it is on same day. See attached for train details.  LIRR tickets must be purchased at the BERA Store by 3:00pm on Thursday, Sept. 15th

    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, September 24, 2016

    BERA chartered a full day on the Celtic Quest Fishing boat (7am-3pm) for the great half-day price of $65 per person, which covers rods, bait and tackle! Bring your cooler and be prepared to catch fish! They will teach you and guide you, so everyone can catch fish no matter your experience level! Drop off your gear at the charter boat, then make your way to the village parking lot off Barnum Avenue. Don't forget to feed the meter ($.50 cents an hour, less than $5 for the entire day. NOTE: Bring your own lunch/food/drink on board.

    Downtown Port Jefferson Parking Map - Celtic Quest is just east (right) of the Boat Ramp that is at the top left corner of the parking map. If you are lost or running late, you can try calling us at 631-928-3926 and we will do our best to help you out.

    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, September 24, 2016

    Hudson Valley Winery, Vineyard, Orchard Trail Tour - The coach bus will leave at 8am from Brookhaven Center, with a stop at LIE x63. The bus will continue to Weeds Orchard for fruit picking, lunch and cider tasting; then onto Stoutridge Vineyard for a tour and wine tasting. Next stop Benmarl Winery for their Harvest Festival, wine tasting, tour, live music and grape stomping. On your own for early dinner, departing Benmarl at 5:30pm and arriving at BNL at 8pm. Cost for this 21 and over only trip is $85 per person. Last date to purchase tickets for this event is Friday, Sept 9th at the BERA Store.

    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, October 2, 2016

    Come with BERA to the Renaissance Faire @ Tuxedo, NY. $45 per person includes the luxury coach bus, driver gratuity, and entry ticket. Enjoy the 16th Century games, continuous entertainment with costumes, music & dance, October Fest, a huge assortment of food vendors, rides, arts/craft vendors and more!  We leave Brookhaven Center at 8am and leave the Faire at 4pm.  FAQs ~ Map of Faire

    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, October 2, 2016

    NY Jets vs Seattle Seahawks  ~ $150 per person includes your ticket, coach bus and driver tip. Seats are in Section 319 for a 1pm game and we will be on FOX!  We will leave Brookhaven Center at 9am and leave the stadium after the game at approximately 4pm.

    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, October 8, 2016

    Starfleet Academy Experience & The Intrepid:  Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Star Trek at the Intrepid Museum— the first venue in the United States to host this immersive “Trek Tech” experience, spanning 12,000 square feet on Pier 86. Become a cadet at the Starfleet Academy, and embark on an interactive journey with Leap Motion, projection mapping, holograms and other Star Trek technologies. After student orientation, you’ll visit nine zones focusing on the Academy’s special training in language, medicine, engineering, navigation, command and science. Complete your training to learn your specialty. See Galileo, the shuttlecraft that carried the crew of starship USS Enterprise to other planets in Star Trek: The Original Series. This life-size prop is now on display in the Museum’s Space Shuttle Pavilion, alongside space shuttle Enterprise. We will have a reserved time slot to enter the Starfleet Academy Experience.

    Cost is $46 per person which includes the luxury coach bus, trip and ticket to both exhibits and the world famous carrier The Intrepid!  We will depart from Brookhaven Center at 8am and leave NY at 3:30pm. Tickets for this event must be purchased at the BERA Store by Sept 23rd

    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, October 15, 2016

    Take the LIRR to see The Lion King on Broadway at the Minskoff Theatre for a 2pm matinee with mid-mezzanine tickets. Check out this CLASSIC before the show closes!! $145 per person includes LIRR tickets and Lion King show tickets.  See attached for train details.  LIRR tickets must be purchased at the BERA Store by 3:00pm on Monday, Oct 11th.

    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, October 15, 2016

    Do-As-You-Please LIRR trip into NYC!!! Tentative time of 10:05am from Ronkonkoma Train Station $12 pp round trip. Do as you please in NYC, and depart any time YOU want as long as it is on same day. See attached for train details. LIRR tickets must be purchased at the BERA Store by 3:00pm on Monday, Oct 11th.

    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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    Thurs/Fri, Nov 3 & 4, 2016

    BERKNER LOBBY 10am - 2pm ~ Come visit a very special Book Fair that has something for everyone. This is the last visit to BNL before the holidays, so get your lists ready to do some shopping!


    Saturday, November 5, 2016

    Jersey Boys ~ Front mezzainine seats for a 2pm Matinee. You must sign up at the BERA Store by 3pm, Sept 12th for the Jersey Boy portion of this trip. $110 includes same-day round trip on LIRR and theatre tickets. See attached for train details.  LIRR tickets must be purchased at the BERA Store by 3:00pm on Monday, October 31st.

    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, November 5, 2016

    Tickets for this event go on sale at the BERA Store (M-F, 9a-3p) Monday, August 15th

    Do-As-You-Please LIRR trip into NYC!!! Tentative time of 10:05am from Ronkonkoma Train Station $12 pp round trip. Do as you please in NYC, and depart any time YOU want as long as it is on same day. See attached for train details. LIRR tickets must be purchased at the BERA Store by 3:00pm on Monday, October 31st.

    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, November 27, 2016

    Do-As-You-Please LIRR trip into NYC!!! Tentative time of 10:05am from Ronkonkoma Train Station $12 pp round trip. Do as you please in NYC, and depart any time YOU want as long as it is on same day.  Just in time to do some window shopping and so much more! See attached for train details.  LIRR tickets must be purchased at the BERA Store by 3:00pm on Tuesday, Nov 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, December 10, 2016

    Take the LIRR to see The Book of Mormon at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre for a 2 p.m. matinee with rear-mezzanine tickets.  Cost is $115 per person and includes LIRR ticket and theatre ticket. The Book of Mormon garnered overwhelmingly positive critical response, and set records in ticket sales for the Eugene O'Neill Theatre. The show was awarded nine Tony Awards, one of which was for Best Musical. (Tentative time of 10:05am from Ronkonkoma Train Station, see the show and depart any time YOU want as long as it is on same day. See attached for train details.  LIRR tickets must be purchased at the BERA Store by 3:00pm on Monday, Dec.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, December 10, 2016

     Do-As-You-Please LIRR trip into NYC!!! Tentative time of 10:05am from Ronkonkoma Train Station $12 pp round trip. Do as you please in NYC, and depart any time YOU want as long as it is on same day, in conjunction with The Book of Mormon and Javits Motorcycle Show.  See attached for train details.  LIRR tickets must be purchased at the BERA Store by 3:00pm on Monday, Dec.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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    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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