n. having been informed directly of some thing or having seen it take place, as distinguished from constructive notice (e.g. a notice was sent but not obtained, published in a newspaper, or put into official records).
The notice handed to a celebration directly. These are typically presumed having recieved it by their particular activities and knowledge.
Notice offered straight to a celebration, or that your celebration is presumed to own obtained as evidenced by the party's actions or knowledge.