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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.
  • BERA must sell at least 30 train tickets to get the discounted fare, or the trip is subject to cancellation.
  • Rules for Participation on BERA Trips   ~  Questions, please call ext 2873

Friday, June 23, 2017

NY Yankees vs Texas Rangers Game starts at 7:05pm and seats are in Section 209. The cost is $65 per person. We will depart Brookhaven Center at 4pm and leave Yankee Stadium after the game, approximately 10pm.  Seating map ~ Flyer

RULES: Limit 4 tickets per person, per game, for the first week of sales. These BERA presented games, trips and events are for the benefit of BNL employees, and while inviting guests is allowable, it is required that the BNL employee will be present at the event. Any questions, please call the Recreation Supervisor at Ext 5090.
Any non-badged person arriving at BNL for a BERA trip must be entered in the main gate database, or be picked up (as requested at the BERA Store) at Exit 63 park & ride. All must have photo ID if over 16 yrs old. Rules for Participation on BERA Trips

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, June 24, 2017 

Chihuly Nights @ New York Botanic Gardens & Arthur Ave Italian District 
The luxury coach bus will leave Brookhaven Center at 2pm, and get to Arthur Ave. by 4pm, spend 2 hours or so to eat and/or shop on Arthur Avenue’s Italian district (ok to leave your stuff on the bus!), depart for the NY Botanic Garden, arriving at about 6:30pm. View the beautiful Chihuly exhibits & garden displays, enjoy the gift shop & food and beverages available for purchase. We will depart garden at 9pm. There will be a lot of walking for this trip, so be sure to have your comfortable shoes on! All this for only $45 per person.
(**REMINDER: You must enter a Main Gate Access Form if you have a family member or guest who does not have a badge, or request exit 63 pick up when signing up at the BERA Store. This is not required for those under 16) ~ 
Chihuly Nights  ~  Take in the sites, smells and delicious food offerings on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx.  ~   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, July 15, 2017

Tickets for this event will go on sale FRIDAY, JUNE 16th at the BERA Store (M-F, 9a-3p)

Resorts Casino - The coach bus will leave from Brookhaven Center at 8am. Cost is $30 per person and you will receive a $15 voucher for the slot machines. You must be at least 21 yrs of age to attend this trip.  We will leave Atlantic City at 7:15pm for BNL.

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, 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. (BERA must sell at least 30 train tickets to get the discounted fare, or the trip is subject to cancellation.) Tickets for LIRR only must purchase by Thursday, July 13th.  See attached for train 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, July 16, 2017

A Bronx Tale: The Musical is a new Broadway show. Tickets are for a 3pm Matinee for $125.00 per person including orchestra tickets and round trip LIRR tickets. Theatre & LIRR tickets need to be purchased by Monday, June 5th. (BERA must sell at least 30 train tickets to get the discounted fare, or the trip is subject to cancellation.) See attached for train details ~ Flyer ~ http://www.broadway.com/shows/bronx-tale/

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, July 22, 2017

We will depart from Brookhaven Center at 8am and enjoy Ellis Island & Statue of Liberty with a timed base tour and may go between Ellis & Statue on the ferry all day!  We'll depart Battery Park at 4:30pm (p/u location TBD). Cost for children ages 4-12 are $20 each, adults will be $45 per person (Only 45 tickets)  Tickets for this trip must be purchased by July 6th

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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Friday, August 4, 2017

NY Mets vs LA Dodgers (best team in the National League) Seats located in Section 337. We will depart Brookhaven Center at 4pm, and leave Citifield after the game about 10pm. It's FREE shirt Friday!) Cost will be $56 per person.  Seating chart ~ Flyer

RULES: Limit 4 tickets per person, per game, for the first week of sales. These BERA presented games, trips and events are for the benefit of BNL employees, and while inviting guests is allowable, it is required that the BNL employee will be present at the event. Any questions, please call the Recreation Supervisor at Ext 5090.
Any non-badged person arriving at BNL for a BERA trip must be entered in the main gate database, or be picked up (as requested at the BERA Store) at Exit 63 park & ride. All must have photo ID if over 16 yrs old. Rules for Participation on BERA Trips

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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Friday, August 11, 2017

NY Yankees vs Boston Red Sox  Game starts at 7:05pm and seats are in Section 234. The cost is $70 per person. We will depart Brookhaven Center at 4pm and leave Yankee Stadium after the game, approximately 10pm. Seating chartFlyer

RULES: Limit 4 tickets per person, per game, for the first week of sales. These BERA presented games, trips and events are for the benefit of BNL employees, and while inviting guests is allowable, it is required that the BNL employee will be present at the event. Any questions, please call the Recreation Supervisor at Ext 5090.
Any non-badged person arriving at BNL for a BERA trip must be entered in the main gate database, or be picked up (as requested at the BERA Store) at Exit 63 park & ride. All must have photo ID if over 16 yrs old. Rules for Participation on BERA Trips

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, August 17, 2017

Subway Series! Mets vs Yankees Seats located in Section 338. We will depart Brookhaven Center at 4pm, and leave Citifield after game, about 10pm.  Cost will be $85 per person.  Seating chart ~ Flyer

RULES: Limit 4 tickets per person, per game, for the first week of sales. These BERA presented games, trips and events are for the benefit of BNL employees, and while inviting guests is allowable, it is required that the BNL employee will be present at the event. Any questions, please call the Recreation Supervisor at Ext 5090.
Any non-badged person arriving at BNL for a BERA trip must be entered in the main gate database, or be picked up (as requested at the BERA Store) at Exit 63 park & ride. All must have photo ID if over 16 yrs old. Rules for Participation on BERA Trips

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, 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. (BERA must sell at least 30 train tickets to get the discounted fare, or the trip is subject to cancellation.) See attached for train details ~ Tickets for LIRR only must purchased by Thursday, August 17th

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, Sept 24, 2017

Join BERA as we take the train to Atlantic Antic, the oldest and largest street fair in Brooklyn. Spanning four neighborhoods, it stretches from Atlantic Terminal to the waterfront, and offers food, art, music, shopping and fun. The Antic runs from noon to 6pm. Find more information at http://atlanticave.org  Besides the Antic, Atlantic Terminal is close to the Brooklyn Bridge, the Brooklyn Museum and the Brooklyn Botanical Garden. If you like beer, you owe it to yourself to walk to Other Half. You are free to do as you please for the day. You could also take a subway to Manhattan and go home from Penn if you desire.

Train tickets are $12 and can be purchased at the BERA Store (less than half of normal fare!) We will be taking the 10:10am out of Ronkonkoma Train Station.  Tickets for LIRR must purchased by Thursday, September 1st

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 30, 2017

West Point Football vs University of Texas at El Paso. The coach bus will leaves Brookhaven Center at 9am and leave after the game, approximately 6:30pm.  $65 per person includes ticket, bus & driver gratuity. Picnicking - cold food tailgating with the bus is permitted, or use West Point concessions. Tickets must be purchased for this trip by Friday, September 1st  ~ 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, October 21, 2017

Cloisters Museums & The Met - The coach bus will leave Brookhaven Center at 8am and enjoy a tour from 10-12 noon at Cloisters - located at 99 Margaret Corbin Drive, Fort Tryon Park (Upper Manhattan), New York, NY  (212) 923-3700  ~ http://www.metmuseum.org/visit/met-cloisters  Pick up at 12:15 for transport to The Met Museum, which is the main branch of the museum located at 1000 Fifth Ave, New York, NY  (212) 535-7710  ~  http://maps.metmuseum.org ~ There are many cafeteria options or bring your own bag lunch. Pick up at 4pm to depart for BNL.  $50 per person includes guided tour of the Cloisters, entrance to both museums, luxury bus and driver tip. 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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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: June 22, 2017
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