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Brookhaven Employees' Recreation Association

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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 20 we need for each Broadway show, we will cancel the tickets to 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 Patchogue. The train departs at 8:43am unless otherwise noted. The dates for the LIRR Trains are as follows:

  • April 7, 2018
  • April 21, 2018
  • May 12, 2018
  • May 19, 2018
  • June 24, 2018
  • July 15, 2018
  • August 11, 2018
  • October 21, 2018 - 10:35am Train

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

Click here for further information, directions and things to do.

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"Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Amateur Night at the Apollo is one of New York's most popular live entertainment experiences, attracting performers and audiences the world over. The trip includes Family Style Southern Dinner @ Melba's, show and round trip luxury coach with driver tip.  Bus leaves BNL at 3pm and leaves Apollo Theater at 9.45pm.

Amateur Night Flyer

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

35 tickets have been purchased for the April 5, 2018 Thursday night game of the Islanders vs. Rangers at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn! Price is $135pp, inclusive of the ticket in section 207, luxury bus, and driver tip.


Islanders vs. Rangers Flyer

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Saturday, April 21, 2018

  Join us on April 21, 2018 for tickets to see Rocktopia. A rule-busting multimedia extravaganza, ROCKTOPIA fuses the most iconic 20th century rock with the most world-renowned classical compositions. Tickets are $95 and include round trip transportation on the LIRR. Departs from Patchogue Train Station at 8:43am for a 2pm show. You may return at any time on a train of your choice. 

Tickets for Rocktopia must be purchased by Friday, February 16, 2018.

Rocktopia Flyer

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Saturday, May 5, 2018

Join BERA for a tour of Rockefeller Estate Kykuit and the Union Church at Pocantico Hills. Depart Brookhaven Center at 8am for tours beginning at 10am followed by a visit to the Union Church at 2pm. We will leave Union Church at Pocantico Hills at 3:30pm to return home. Box Lunch catered by Geordane's included. $80pp includes all tours, luxury coach bus and driver tip. Choice of sandwich is pre-selected when you sign up for the trip.

Rockefellfer Estate Kykuit Flyer

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Saturday, May 12, 2018

Join us on Saturday, May 12 as we travel to see Carousel at the Imperial Theater in NYC. $145 for tickets and LIRR Transportation. Depart from Patchogue Train Station at 8:43am for a 2pm show. You may return at any time on a train of your choice. Tickets available at the BERA Store in Bldg. 488.

Tickets for Carousel must be purchased by Friday, March 9, 2018.

Carousel on Broadway Flyer

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Saturday, June 2, 2018

Freedom is the ultimate rush. Volta tells a spellbinder story about the freedom to choose and the thrill of blazing your own trail. Inspired in part by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of action sports, the show weaves acrobatics in a visually striking world driven by a stirring melodic score. $75pp. Departs Brookhaven Center at 3pm. Departs after the 4:30pm show at Nassau Colieseum around 6:30pm.

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Sunday, October 21, 2018

   Dear Evan Hansen has struck a remarkable chord for audiences and critics everywhere. Take the LIRR to see the musical. $155 per person includes LIRR tickets and Rear Mezzanine seats for the show. Details and tickets at the BERA Store, Bldg. 488. We will take the 10:20am train out of Patchogue.

Tickets for Dear Evan Hansen must be purchased by Tuesday, March 20, 2018.

Flyer for Dear Evan Hansen

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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: March 16, 2018
Please forward all questions about this site to: Renee Warno


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