Lake Worth Diner en Blanc

imgres-1This is about friends and friendships.  It started many years ago in Paris, France.  It has become the rage of all sorts of organizations, as fundraisers etc.    However the basis is friendship and  we in Lake Worth have not lost that intention.         We did it two years ago with a core group of wonderful friends, during that time we honored the CRA’s black and white film on the Cultural Plaza, what we thought was a good match.  Now we go it alone friends and invited fiends of friends.images-2

The story behind the event is a core group of friends had lost touch with each other traveled abroad and were once again united.  Lets meet up!  new acquaintances had been made in the interim time.  How to recognize our group and I know you will like my new friend.  Wear White bring something a baguette some wine and head  to a specified park.  The time spent with each other catching up was exhilarating.  So grew the annual gathering, that now they occupied larger and larger  venues.  Crowds scare the police and the gendarmes tried to get them to move on but by now they had amassed  a following.  Impossible to be moved along and so the white kerchief hanky was used as a (up yours at the gendarmes).  Now that kerchief is used to commence the event.  Diner en Blanc is still being held and this year particularly due to the unstable political situation it was even more secretive but they carried on successfully.  images-1

We in Lake Worth are also doing it this weekend at a top secret location.  SUNDAY   lol  We have hired music for our entertainment and we ask you all to contribute $5 for music and clean up.   Most likely you will know most of the participants at this pop up elegant picnic in white.  (no Beigh)  and by the end of the evening you will know even more PEOPLE AND HOPEFULLY BECOME FRIENDS .  There are several restaurants that will accomodate you  should you want to purchase your food and drinks.  Posted tomorrow.    You bring your own table, chairs, food, wine or champagne don’t forget to invite your friends and arrive together if you plan to sit together.  All the accoutrements are up to you .  PS no ballons as we live at the seashore and it is  now illegal to have more than 10 at even a birthday party.  imagesContact   if you need more info or want to participate use LW Diner en Blanc in heading.

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About Lake Worth Florida by the moment the source of inspiration

A former Unite Press International photographer. Spent 9 years with Cruise Ship Photos of London. Moved to Lake Worth from Coconut Grove, with artist husband Fred Hunt. Never leaves the house without a camera. Writes another blog "One Ear Society" dealing with the ins and outs of the art world. Closed her Art Gallery in Coconut Grove after 17 years to relocate in Lake Worth.
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