Today's Calendar

02/12/2016 08:20 PM EST
Please submit calendar items to news@benningtonbanner.com at least seven days in advance of the event. We accept listings from non-profits and for events with free admission. Today, Feb. 13 Bennington Time exchange: Hour for Our Community Time Exchange — Orientation. 10:30 a.m. to noon, at the Bennington Free Library. 
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Martha Canfield Library seeking photos for collection
02/12/2016 04:05 PM EST - ARLINGTON >> Where did you get your gas? Do you remember when gas was thirty-eight cents a gallon? If you do, you may not want to admit it for fear of revealing your age. The Russell Vermontiana Collection in Arlington is looking for photographs to document early gas stations in Sandgate, Arlington, or Sunderland. Full Story

Pownal teen flies airplane for 16th birthday
02/12/2016 04:05 PM EST - POWNAL >> Mt. Greylock High School sophomore, and Pownal, VT resident John Werner, Jr., is celebrating his 16th birthday flying an airplane for the first time by himself. Most kids his age find themselves consumed with school, music, sports, friends and most importantly the thoughts of the personal freedom that come with earning one's first driver's license. Full Story

Fish and wildlife news
02/12/2016 03:47 PM EST - Volunteer instructors sought for "Let's Go Fishing" program MONTPELIER >> The Fish and Wildlife Department is seeking volunteers who would like to become Let's Go Fishing instructors so they can pass on Vermont's fishing tradition to the next generation of Vermonters. The department will be hosting a one-day training workshop for new instructors on March 12, at 190 Junction Road, Berlin. Full Story

Dorset Theater Festival announces season
02/12/2016 03:09 PM EST - DORSET >> Building upon their continued reputation as a theatre where audiences can expect the unexpected, Dorset Theatre Festival's 2016 summer season will feature a historic collaboration with Vermont's Weston Playhouse and Northern Stage, a World Premiere by acclaimed playwright Theresa Rebeck, a Regional Premiere by award-winning playwright Sarah Ruhl, and an exciting revival of Full Story

St. Pat's parade to feature trolley
02/12/2016 02:23 PM EST - HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. >> The Hoosick Falls St Patrick's Parade will celebrate its 25th. Anniversary this year with the annual parade and Irish festival on March 12. The last fundraiser before the parade is a Paint N Sip at the Sand Bar on Feb. 21. from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $38. Irish Painting on canvas. Full Story

Former Forest Service employee honored in Manchester
02/12/2016 02:07 PM EST - MANCHESTER >> Former Forest Service employee, John Clough, unexpectedly died on March 1, 2012. Clough worked on the Manchester Ranger District as a Recreation Technician from approximately 1988 to the early 1990's. In response to his passing, the Clough family and friends raised a sum of money, which was donated to Green Mountain National Forest. Full Story

L'Ensemble chamber music group presents 'France and Fair A-Field'
02/12/2016 06:25 AM EST - SHAFTSBURY — The L'Ensemble chamber musical group will present a two-part concert series, "France and Far A-Field," celebrating its third season in residence at Oldcastle Theatre. "French Bouquet," featuring the music of Saint-Saens, Ravel, Chausson, Franck and Allen Shawn, will be performed Sunday, March 13 at 3 p. Full Story

Today's Calendar
02/11/2016 08:48 PM EST - Please submit calendar items to news@benningtonbanner.com at least seven days in advance of the event. We accept listings from non-profits and for events with free admission. Today, Feb. 12 BENNINGTON Meetings at Turning Point Center: All Recovery meeting, 4 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m. Dual recovery, for those who experience both chemical dependency and an emotional or psychiatric Full Story

Fishing instructors wanted
02/11/2016 02:13 PM EST - MONTPELIER >> The Fish and Wildlife Department is seeking volunteers who would like to become Let's Go Fishing instructors so they can pass on Vermont's fishing tradition to the next generation of Vermonters. The department will be hosting a one-day training workshop for new instructors on March 12, at 190 Junction Road, Berlin. Full Story

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Kanye West's super strict rules for Yeezy show models

Kanye West had some pretty strict rules for how models at his Yeezy Season 3 fashion extravaganza should display his clothes.