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Marbella Family Fun Daily Newsletter -- October 15, 2010
October 15, 2010

Marbella Family Fun update - Friday October 15, 2010

We send out our Marbella Family Fun newsletter on a weekly basis on Fridays always with the English movie listings.

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* English movie listings

These are the listing for movies that are playing in Marbella and on the Coast in English from Friday October 15 until Thursday October 21:

Cinema Gran Marbella:
The Social Network

Fuengirola Miramar:
Eat, Pray, Love
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

Plaza Mayor Malaga:
No original movies playing this week.

If you would like to receive regular updates on original version movies playing locally, please sign up to our newsletter. Click here to read more...

* Baelo Claudia Roman ruins

I spent the whole day with my daughter´s class on a field trip today to see the Roman ruins called Baelo Claudia in Bolonia. This amazing little piece of culture is just 5 minutes from Tarifa or about an hour and a half from Marbella. Click here to read more...Scroll down to Oct. 11!

* Halloween Fair at Marbella Golf & Country Club

Don´t miss the Halloween Fair at Marbella Golf and Country Club on October 30 and 31 from 12:00pm to 9:00pm. Fun for the whole family is guaranteed with a BBQ, dress up party, Trick or Treat adventure, craft fair, psychic stalls and golf tournament. Click here to read more...

* Triple A charity dinner

Enjoy an evening out at the Triple A charity dinner held on Sunday October 24 at 8:00pm at the Italian restaurant Villa Tiberio. This €59 euro three course dinner raises money for the abandoned animal association in Marbella that normally functions solely on donations. Click here to read more...

* Trick or Treating in Marbella

One of our readers asks: "I will be in Marbella or Ronda on Halloween night with my 1 year old and 3 year old. I am wondering if there is anywhere to go trick-or-treating."

We´ve answered as best as we could. Maybe you have some more information you would like to share with this family? Click here to read more...

* Kidz Kingdom Halloween Party

Dress yourself up and bring the kids to the Kidz Kingdom Halloween Party on Sunday October 31 from 3:00pm to 9:00pm for lots of fun and entertainment. Click here to read more...

* Día de la Hispanidad

What was that holiday we celebrated last Tuesday anyway? Here is a little bit of information to keep you in the know. Click here to read more...

* Kids mini golf tournament on Saturday

On the 16th of October at 16.00 a mini golf tournament for kids will also be celebrated. This initiative allows local children and their families to learn more about the game in a relaxed environment thanks to the golf initiation system, SNAG® (Start New At Golf). Click here to read more...

* Charity magic and comedy show in Marbella

On Saturday 30th October there will be a childrens magic and comedy show to raise funds for AVOI, the volunteer association that helps children with leukemia in the hospital at Materno de Infantil in Malaga. Click here to read more...

* Halloween Party at Passion Studio in Mijas

Join us for a fun Halloween party at Passion Studio in Fuengirola from 4:00pm - 10:00pm on Saturday October 30th. Here is our schedule of events: Click here to read more...

* Marbella park closures this week

Marbella Town Hall has announced that several parks in Marbella will be closed this week due to treatment of the pine trees located in these park and garden areas.

Parque Nagüeles: Closed on October 13 and 14.

Parque Vigil de Quiñones: Closed on October 15.

* Jazzband and symphony orchestra concert in Marbella

The Palacio de Ferias y Congresos in Marbella will be hosting a jazzband and symphony orchestra concert on Saturday October 16 at 8:00pm. The Drammen Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Garden Jazzband will perform a fusion of classical music with jazz that will appeal to all music lovers alike. Click here to read more...

* Amazon offers free delivery to Spain!

I just found out that is now offering free deliveries to Spain for orders over 25 pounds. It´s a great deal and comes just in time for Christmas shopping! offers free Super Saver Delivery to Spain as well as the following countries:

Belgium, Denmark, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Andorra, Finland, Gibraltar, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Sweden, Vatican city, Poland. Click here to read more...Scroll down to Oct. 12!

* San Pedro Fair has begun!

This is the weekend to celebrate in San Pedro with the Feria de San Pedro de Alcantara festivities taking place all throughout the city. Check out the schedule, special bus services, and more information regarding the fair. This is an event the family cannot miss! Click here to read more...

* Is this bullying?

One of our readers shares a father-son experience on our cyberbullying forum. Feel free to join the forum and add your comments!:

"Yesterday my 12-year old son said he wanted to buy an ipod touch. Asked about a reason for this sudden desire when he already has multiple music-playing devices, he answered that ¨all¨ his friends have one and use one in the coach taking them to their regular soccer games." Click here to read more...

* Nature walks in Andalusia

Marbella Town Hall organizes walks through nature reserves, parks, mountains and other outdoor areas in Andalusia at very reasonable prices called Salidas Abiertas.

This is a great way to discover the nature that exists along the Costa del Sol and Andalusia as well as a wonderful opportunity to meet locals and practice your Spanish. Here is the 2010 autumn schedule: Click here to read more...

* San Pedro Fair special bus schedule

Marbella Town hall has organized special bus services to the San Pedro de Alcántara Fair 2010. Bus transportation will be provided on October 14, 17, 18 and 19 between Marbella and San Pedro Alcántara. Click here to read more...

* Business community rallies for ADANA

ADANA is a small charity which has been rescuing, re-homing and caring for abandoned dogs in the Estepona area since 1989. Following a series of break-ins at the kennel, thieves stole their office computer which is vital for logging new arrivals and keeping track of vaccinations and medical treatment they receive. The charity were devastated as they did not have the funds to replace this important machine, so put out a plea to the local business community and their supporters to lend a helping hand. Click here to read more...

* Marbella film challenge kicks off

The Marbella International Film Festival kicks off today from October 15th to 17th at the Hotel H10 Andalucia Plaza in Marbella. Fabulous events are planned for this event with over 50 outstanding films form the world cinema, fun parties, after parties and more. Click here to read more...

* San Pedro sporting events

San Pedro town hall is organizing several sporting events to complement the festivities of the San Pedro fair. Here is the schedule for the next upcoming events: Click here to read more...

* Marbella and San Pedro street closures

The Marbella Town Hall and Traffic Delegation have made several announcements on their website regarding detours and road closures for several streets in Marbella and San Pedro. They ask all drivers to please drive with caution and obey all traffic signals. Click here to read more...

* I Photo Marathon in Marbella

Director of Área de Juventud (youth division in Marbella town hall), Diego López, and professional photographer Wayne Chasan, present the I Maratón Fotográfico ‘+ Joven’, (Photo Marathon) taking place November 20. Registration opens now until November 12 or until all 64 places are reserved. If your kids are into photography this is a great chance for them to test their skills. Click here to read more...

* Last weekend to celebrate Oktoberfest

This is the last weekend to celebrate Oktoberfest in Malaga. So get your leiderhosen out and head out to Malaga for a weekend full of Germano-Hispanic fun. Click here to read more...

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Thank you... and see you soon.
Marbella Family

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