The Arts Downtown Park Rapids series will continue from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 21

Fran Gack

The Northern Light Wind Quintet and writer Shannon Geisen Bolton will blend their talents in honor of National Poetry Month from 5 to 5:30 and 6 to 6:30 p.m. at Beagle Books. Enjoy Fran Gack‘s easy listening style of singing and guitar playing from 5:30 to 6 and 6:30 to 7 p.m. at Bella Caffè. At The Good Life Cafe, Ben Marotte will play and sing folk, country and classic rock from 5:30 to 6 and 6:30 to 7 p.m. 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.  Questions? Contact Lu Ann Hurd-Lof at 652-4081,

This activity is funded, in part, by the Minnesota arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on Nov. 4, 2008.