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Lunch & Learn: Patrick Smith’s Florida Is A Land Remembered

Event Date:

November 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center
300 Tower Road
Naples, FL 34113
(239) 530-5975


Sarah Falkowski
(239) 530-5975

Program Description:

Hear from expert speakers, and enjoy a meal during the Lunch & Learn Lecture at the Rookery Bay Research Reserve Environmental Learning Center. Registration fee is $15 (includes lunch). Friends of Rookery Bay members receive a 10% discount (Please login to website to receive your discounted rate). Pre-registration is required, as space is limited.

Given By: Rick Smith (Patrick D. Smith, Jr.), Creator and Host of “Patrick Smith’s Florida Is A Land Remembered”

Lecture Description: Audiences all over Florida have raved about this multimedia show about Patrick Smith and his life’s work in literature. It is visual storytelling produced and presented by his son, Rick (Patrick, Jr.), a professional media producer. Rick has created over 50 video clips, special visual and sound effects, music and more to bring his presentation to life. It has been shown over 200 times in venues all over Florida, to rave reviews.

Brief Bio: Rick Smith (Patrick D. Smith, Jr.) is the son of author Patrick D. Smith. Rick lives in California where he works in professional media production. He spent over 20 years as department head at California Polytechnic State University, producing educational and entertainment films and videos.

Rick has used his experience in media to produce a show entitled “Patrick Smith’s Florida Is A Land Remembered.” Rick tours with this presentation several times a year, performing at museums, performing arts centers, libraries, festivals, and schools. In his own words, he is “carrying the torch” to keep his father’s literary work in the public eye.