Fall 2017 Membership Drive - Programming List

Friday, Sept. 15

7 p.m. | Brainfit: 50 Ways to Grow Your Brain with Daniel and Tana Amen

In this fun, engaging program, Dr. and Mrs. Amen count down their top 50 ways to grow your brain. If you do just a few of these … you can think and feel better in a very short period of time. None of the strategies they’ll teach you are difficult.

The program will be divided into three parts

  • In Part One you’ll learn 20 simple, practical ways to boost your brain.
  • In Part Two you’ll learn the Amens’ 20 best food and supplement recommendations.
  • In Part Three, they give you the 10 daily habits to keep your brain healthy for the rest of your life.

8:30 p.m. | The Highwaymen - Live at Nassau Coliseum

Join Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson — "the Mt. Rushmore of country music" — for this live concert recorded in 1990. The Highwaymen perform classics like "Big River," "Me and Bobby McGee" and "Always on My Mind."


10 p.m. | Energy Weight Loss Solution with Neal Barnard MD

Discover the secrets for boosting energy and losing weight from one of the nation's leading health advocates. Harness the power of specific foods that give youthful energy and vibrant life into our 60s, 70s and 80s - and even beyond.


11:30 p.m. | Suze Orman's Financial Solutions for You

Up-to-date advice on a broad set of financial issues from Suze Orman, America’s most recognized expert in personal finance, includes:

  • How to invest.
  • Whether to buy or rent a home.
  • Saving for retirement.
  • What kind of life insurance to buy.
  • Wills and trusts.
  • Student loans and more.

Orman offers tangible information on managing money today and how to make smarter choices towards a more economically secure future.

Saturday, Sept. 16

8 a.m. | Sewing with Nancy: Doodle Stitching

Create different quilt designs from a 4-patch block by changing dimensions & color. Nancy starts this mini-series with a basic quilt block, the time-honored 4-patch design, & details the piecing techniques. Then watch as she changes it up, adjusting the sizes of the 4-patch design & working with modern color options with dramatic results. This is an ideal series for beginner quilters.


10:30 a.m. | Eat Fat, Get Thin with Dr. Mark Hyman

Many of us have long been told that fat makes us fat, contributes to heart disease, and generally erodes our health. Now a growing body of research is debunking our fat-phobia, revealing the health and weight-loss benefits of a higher fat diet rich in eggs, nuts, healthy oils, avocados, and other delicious super-foods.

In this new show, Dr. Mark Hyman introduces a new weight-loss and healthy living program based on the latest science and explain how eating fat can help promote weight loss and optimum health.


6 p.m. | He Touched Me: The Gospel Music of Elvis Presley

The intensity of Elvis Presley's love and devotion for gospel music is revealed in the documentary He Touched Me: The Gospel Music of Elvis Presley. Narrated by veteran newscaster Sander Vanocur, the special will be pledge tested on several public televisions in December 2002. Presley's story is told with vintage photos, interviews and video footage, including some never-before-available scenes of Elvis's impromptu offstage gospel performances. Many interviews reveal that Presley's unshakable commitment to gospel music was tested many times by producers and record label executives, who were later to be surprised when the Grammys overlooked Presley's No. 1 hits in favor of three of his best gospel performances.


7:30 p.m. | Timeless Tractors

Capturing the deep reverence tractor lovers share for the machines that ushered in a new era of farming.


9 p.m. | Favorite Love Songs

Join Emmy-winning actress Susan Lucci for this all-new special devoted to sentimental favorites of the 1960s, 70s and early 80s, including classic hits from Kenny Rogers, Olivia Newton-John, Chicago, Dionne Warwick, Bread and Elton John.


10:30 p.m. | Rick Steves' Tasty Europe

Travel expert and globetrotter Rick Steves eats his merry way through Europe. One delightful taste at a time, he shows how food is a prime ingredient in what defines cultures all across the Continent. Join Rick as he slurps seasonal raw herring in Holland and then savors a farm-to-table country feast with a noble family in Tuscany. Rick and his team then drink some local firewater during the salad course in Bulgaria, and enjoy the elegant simplicity of steak tartare and foie gras in the garden of a French château. From dining al fresco in Rome, to joining the locals on a Madrid pub crawl, to learning the secrets of a wine lover's enoteca in Verona, Rick learns that slowing down to truly appreciate what you eat is an essential part of any great travel experience. With this special, the welcomes are warm, the kitchens are jammin’ and the tables are set .. and you are an honored guest. Sure, there are a lot of calories — but they’re far from empty, and you’ll never forget this progressive feast.

Sunday, Sept. 17

6 p.m. | The Highwaymen - Live at Nassau Coliseum

Join Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson — "the Mt. Rushmore of country music" — for this live concert recorded in 1990. The Highwaymen perform classics like "Big River," "Me and Bobby McGee" and "Always on My Mind."


7:30 p.m. | Brainfit: 50 Ways to Grow Your Brain with Daniel and Tana Amen

In this fun, engaging program, Dr. and Mrs. Amen count down their top 50 ways to grow your brain. If you do just a few of these … you can think and feel better in a very short period of time. None of the strategies they’ll teach you are difficult.

The program will be divided into three parts

  • In Part One you’ll learn 20 simple, practical ways to boost your brain.
  • In Part Two you’ll learn the Amens’ 20 best food and supplement recommendations.
  • In Part Three, they give you the 10 daily habits to keep your brain healthy for the rest of your life.

9:30 p.m. | JFK: The Lost Inaugural Gala

Enjoy performances from Frank Sinatra, Ethel Merman, Harry Belafonte, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Gene Kelly and more in this presidential gala event taped in 1961 but never broadcast on television.