The Methuen Rail Trail is gearing up for its annual outdoor picnic, “Le Diner en Blanc.” White attire is recommended, and diners bring their own seating, tables, food, non-alcoholic drinks and décor. This event is set for Aug. 5 from 5-8pm at the Methuen Railroad Depot at the corner of Railroad and Union streets. There will be live entertainment, lawn games and raffle prizes. RSVP by emailing Chelsea.mrta@gmail.com. Rain date is Aug. 12.