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Marbella Family Fun Weekly Newsletter -- December 13, 2013
December 13, 2013

Marbella Family Fun update - Friday December 13, 2013

* English movie listings

This is the listing for movies that are playing in Marbella and on the Costa del Sol in English from Friday December 13th until Thursday December 19th.

Cines Gran Marbella Puerto Banus:

Fuengirola Cinesur Miramar:
The Counselor
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Coming Soon... Justin Bieber’s Believe

Plaza Mayor Malaga:
The Counselor
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Twelve Years a Slave
Blue Jasmin
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 3D

TIP: During holidays, or if you are traveling far, you may want to call the cinema before you go to confirm. It is not unusual for cinemas in Spain to change their schedules midweek or not update their own websites. Click here to find movie times and locations...

* Calpe School

The kids at Calpe School Marbella have been hard at work rehearsing for the big Christmas show taking place this Friday December 13th at Teatro El Ingenio. Everyone is welcome to join in the hoilday spirit.

Calpe is an International School following the British National Curriculum and Spanish Curriculum, dedicated to providing the best possible care for boys and girls from 2 to 9 years. Click here to read more…

* Pure Skin Beauty Christmas offer

Give the gift of great looking skin this Christmas at Pure Skin Beauty. Look at some of these special offers for a friend or yourself.

Gift of Glow: €69 normal price €148.95

Rejuvenate Daily Serum 15ml 

Vitamin A Booster Serum 15ml

Enzyme Exfoliant 5ml and Vanity Bag

Package + 2 Facials (Oxygen Infusion Facials) €320 normal price €428.95

Also offered: Gift of Lift and Gift of Hydration

Gift vouchers for facials and treatments for teens and men also available this holiday season. 
 Click here to read more…

TIP: Pure Skin Beauty is a member of the 3 Million Club to eradicate child mortality due to malnutrition. Support businesses that support good causes!

* Wing Chun Marbella

Wing Chun Marbella started new classes for kids at Health First Studio. Check out this amazing martial art form that uses kicks, palm strikes, trapping, sweeps, punches and control techniques, which allows you to be successful in whatever conflict situation you find yourself in, by the most efficient means possible. Classes for adults available too. Click here to read more…

TIP: We love these classes and can highly recommend them for any age.

* CF Inter Marbella Football Club

Last weekend CF Inter Marbella football club celebrated their “mothers and dads game” against theirs and our children. Some reindeer which are grazing near the Santa Maria pitch also joined. Here’s the evidence!

CF Inter Marbella is an English football academy for children and adults on the Costa del Sol where some of the best EUFA licensed coaches come together to teach both boys and girls the principals of competitive football. Click here to read more…

* New Years Eve babysitters

Would you love to go out on New Year's Eve 2013? has experienced, mature, police-checked and AVAILABLE ladies to babysit on New Year's Eve. Minimum of 4 hour booking. Click here to read more…

TIP: Always ask for AND check recommendations before leaving your children with any childminder.

* Heatwave Christmas Concert

Put your dancing shoes on and get down to the Heatwave Christmas concert on Saturday 14th December at the Don Carlos Hotel Marbella. The ORIGINAL "70's" sensation HEATWAVE has hit records such as "Mind Blowing Decisions", "Always and Forever" and "Boogie Nights" to name a few. Click here to read more…

TIP: Check out the Calendar of Events for more Christmas concerts in Marbella.

* Driver/Handyman looking for work

One of our readers is trying to find work for a beloved driver of theirs:

"Reliable and trustworthy driver with strong references is looking for a job. John worked for our family over the summer holiday and we were amazed by his kindness and professionalism. He s gone above and beyond the call of duty and has always been extremely helpful.

John is punctual, professional and performed all of his duties flawlessly. He never hesitated to work extra hours when needed. We have two children and we found John to be trusted, responsible, kind, not talkative or nosy, calm and a very attentive driver."

If this sounds appealing to you, contact John or Natalia asap. Or share this announcement with a friend. Click here to read more…

TIP: John can also do handy work, run errands, garden, construction and do just about anything.

* Kittens need home

One of our readers is looking to home a couple of kittens and tells us:

”Last week we found 2 kittens in a box on the road - our vet thinks they are approx 7 weeks old and they are staying with her until they can be found a good home - either together or separately. We think they are 1 girl/ 1 boy but they are so small its hard to see anything yet.”

If you would like to take one or both kittens in, contact Joanne ASAP, or please share this link and spread the word. Click here to read more…

* Marbella Christmas and New Years Events

The Marbella Christmas and New Years Events guide is filling up fast. Everyday we receive new information on events, shows, special holiday lunches, Christmas bazaars and more. Check it out to stay on top of what’s happening. Click here to read more…

TIP: If you have a Christmas or New Year’s event or offer for our readers, tell us about it!

* The Nutcracker

The Russian National Ballet performs The Nutcracker at the Teatro Ciudad de Marbella on Friday December 13 starting at 8:00pm. Tickets available at El Corte Ingles or theatre box office.
Click here to read more…

* Holiday shopping

Marbella offers a plethora of stores and malls to get your holiday shopping taken care of over the next few weeks. Check out the Marbella Shopping Guide to find out where to shop and find that perfect gift. Click here to read more…

TIP: Avoid weekends and late hours when shops get overcrowded and parking is difficult.

* Galvanic Spa home facial

Looking for a unique Christmas gift this season? Check out the Galvanic Spa home facial system. This is the most popular home spa system on the market that your mother, sister or friend will absolutely love offering luxury and convenience of NuSkin anti-ageing spa benefits at home.

Contact a local distributor for more details. Click here to read more...

TIP: Love NuSkin products, but prefer to get your treatments outside of the home? Check out Pure Skin Beauty which offers treatments with these products and other high end brands used by A List celebrities.

* Christmas concert by Grupo Vocal Lirico

On 21st December at 7 pm at Teatro del Ingenio San Pedro all your favorite Carols from around the world will be performed by Mari Rosa Perez (mezzo) David Geary (baritone) accompanied by Mari Carmen Perez Blanco (piano) works by Handel, Schubert, Bach, Rodrigo, Hugh Martin and many others will fill this festive season’s event. Click here to read more…

* Natural attractions in Marbella

One of our readers would like to get down to nature and asks,

”i was just wondering what natural attractions there is in marbella which are not man made. thankyou”

Nature surrounds us on every side in Marbella, so there is plenty to see and do outdoors. Check out some of the answers we have and add more if you’ve got some good ideas too. Click here to read more...

* Hair extensions

One of our readers is looking for a recommendation and asks,

”Does anyone know of a shop here on the coast that specializes in hair extensions? A supplier for hairdressers??”

We’ve only got one answer, so if you have somewhere you know that can supply hair extensions, please let us know. Click here to read more…

* Feeding fussy children

One of our readers is looking for advice and asks:

”I know it goes against the grain in every way. But can I buy fish fingers or chicken dippers (or similar) in Spain? I have a ridiculously fussy 4 year old and the thought of going on a holiday where she refuses to eat (she is stubborn enough that she would) fills me with so much dread, it'd be less stressful not to have a holiday!“

If you have some advice for Angela, add a comment. We have some ideas that you may want to check out too. Click here to read more…

* Ecological oranges

How do you feel about receiving fresh ecological oranges from Andalucia at your doorstep? Click here to read more…

* Children’s Christmas concert

PEQUEÑA ORQUESTA MEDITERRÁNEA Children Strings Orchestra is holding a recital with works from classical and modern composers, film music and Christmas repertoire on Saturday December 14th at 18:00 at Hospital Real de la Misercordia and on Sunday December 15th in San Pedro. Click here to read more…

* Collegium Musicum Christmas concert

The Choir and Orchestra, Collegium Musicum Costa del Sol, conducted by Annemarie Philipps, takes great pleasure in inviting all lovers of classical music to their annual Christmas concerts. The concert is on Sunday, December 15th in Benalmádena Costa, at 20.00 hrs in the Church of Our Lady of Carmen (near Bonanza Square). Concert is free!Click here to read more…

* St Lucia Day

Come celebrate Saint Lucia Day in Marbella (Dia de Santa Lucia) today December 13th at 6:00pm at Plaza de la Encarnacion in Old Town Marbella. It's another year that the children from the Swedish School come to Old Town Marbella with their white tunics, candles and Christmas songs to light up the night and celebrate this special day for the Nordic community. You will be offered traditional Swedish cookies made with ginger, cinammon and cardamom, accompanied by chocolate and Glögg (hot wine). Click here to read more…

* Christmas nativity market

Don't miss the Christmas nativity market in Old Town Marbella held every weekend from November 15 to December 22, 2013 on plaza de la Iglesia de la Encarnación.

Live entertainment, Christmas carols, organized activities and fun for the whole family is held throughout the city streets. Click here to read more…

* Annie

Aloha College is staging its annual “school production of Annie” for the general public on 12-14 December at the Black Box theatre in Marbella. After the success of "Oliver", "The Little Shop of Horrors" and "Guys and Dolls", we have decided to perform in an outside venue this year. Click here to read more…

* Holiday shopping hours

The month of December is here and El Corte Ingles and La Cañada shopping centers are now open on Sundays until the end of the month from 10:00am to 10:00pm. Click here to read more…

* Advertise with us

Does your business need a boost? Looking for a way to promote your family friendly business or event? Consider advertising with to reach the audience you need. We have a wide variety of packages to choose from to list and promote qualified businesses, services and events. Contact us if you would like to meet up with one of our representatives or have any questions: 609 790 305. Click here to read more…

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Thank you... and see you next Friday.
Zoriana - Marbella Family Fun

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