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 Rain date is Aug. 12.