Father's Day, Sunday, September 5
Father's Day has crept up on us this year. It's the first Sunday in September when dads get a fresh supply of new socks and jocks. Looking for something a little different this year? Many Border businesses are offering click and collect or delivery services. Eateries and cafes are offering Father's Day grazing boxes. If you've missed the order deadline, buy some local produce and put together your own. Give Dad something to look forward to and support the arts and entertainment sector with a voucher for HotHouse Theatre or a show at Albury Entertainment Centre or The Cube Wodonga.
Paralympic Games, Channel 7, Saturday, September 4, and Sunday, September 5
More than 4400 athletes from 160 nations will compete in the Paralympic Games in Japan. The 16th Paralympic Games will run its closing ceremony on Sunday, September 5, at 9pm AEST. Just like the Olympics, this year's Paralympics will be broadcast on Channel 7. You can also watch the Paralympics live or on-demand on the 7plus app for free. The time zone difference between JST and AEST is only an hour.
AFL semi-final, Brisbane Lions vs Western Bulldogs, Saturday, September 4, 7.20pm
Brisbane Lions clash with the Western Bulldogs in an AFL semi-final at the GABBA on Saturday. The night match will suit the Bulldogs, which overcame Essendon in the week one final in Launceston in cold and wet conditions. Bulldogs ruckman Stefan Martin (groin) may not feature again this season while No.1 draft pick Jamarra Ugle-Hagan won't face the Lions. Catch NRL Round 25 matches running this weekend.
ABBA singles off Voyage album available to stream
Nearly 40 years since they made music together, ABBA is back. The Swedish group has announced a "hologram" concert in London and its first album in four decades. Its new album, Voyage, will be released on November 5 but singles I Still Have Faith in You and Don't Shut Me Down are available to stream now.
Monumental Ice Creamery, Saturday, September 4, 2-8pm and Sunday, September 5, 2-6pm, free delivery
Hello Ice Cream Lovers! Monumental Ice Creamery is continuing free delivery; Saturday 2-8pm and Sunday 2-6pm. Flavours on their board or social media pages. Buy half-litre or litre tubs, with waffle cones or choc freckle cones.
Albury Wodonga Farmers Market, Gateway Village, Wodonga, Saturday, September 4, 8am to noon
Plan your meals for the week ahead and then hit up the Albury Wodonga Farmers Market. Make light work of gathering quality protein and produce all in one location. There's nothing Formichi Smallgoods can't tell you about sausages!
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