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Brown Bag Lecture Series with George Smith

Tuesday, February 10 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: meeting room (3)
Audience: Adults, Seniors

George Smith will talk about his new book A Life Lived Outdoors at the Brown Bag Lecture Series at noon on Wednesday, April 9th in the Rines Auditorium.  From laugh-out-loud funny to deeply poiglifelivedoutdoorsnant, Smith’s book presents a collection of hand-picked essays by one of Maine’s favorite outdoor writers, 
exploring the way life should be, could be, and sometimes is in the great state of Maine. He set aside 
the political columns for those about home and camp, family and friends, life in rural Maine, hunting and fishing, and other outdoor fun. There’s something for everyone in this collection that celebrates 
approaching life with humility and humor, as well as a passion for adventure.


About the author
George A. Smith is an outdoor writer, award-winning newspaper columnist, television show host, and former executive director of 
the Sportsmen’s Alliance of Maine, the state’s largest sportsman’s organization. He writes for The Maine Sportsman magazine, 
the Kennebec Journal, and the Waterville Sentinel. He writes a regular blog for Downeast magazine and the Bangor Daily News. He is co-host of a weekly television show called Wildfire that is focused on conservation and environmental issues. 
He is the father of three children. When he’s not hunting, fishing, birding,
or writing, he likes to travel, eat and read. He is very fond of Maine’s microbrews.