The Arts Downtown PR series will continue from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16 at four locations in downtown Park Rapids. Thursday’s line-up includes Ben Ranson performing at Blank Canvas Gallery and Deane Johnson and Roz Pederson will be at Bella Caffè. Diane Sauer will entertain at The Good Life Cafe where a display of watercolors on loan from the North Country Museum of Arts will be shown. Young piano students will play holiday music and local actress Rhoda Jackson will read some holiday essays at Beagle Books. A complete schedule of times various artists will be performing will be available at downtown businesses as well as on the Park Rapids Downtown Business Association website. This event is designed to bring audiences to see and hear visual artists, musicians, writers and other artists in businesses in downtown Park Rapids on the Third Thursday of the month. The public is invited to attend and encouraged to make a free will donation to the artists. Contact Lu Ann Hurd-Lof at 652-4081, or firstname.lastname@example.org.