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Marbella Family Fun Weekly Newsletter -- January 17, 2014
January 17, 2014

Marbella Family Fun update - Friday January 17, 2014

* English movie listings

This is the listing for movies that are playing in Marbella and on the Costa del Sol in English from Friday January 17th until Thursday January 23rd.

Cines Gran Marbella Puerto Banus:
The Wolf of Wall Street

Fuengirola Cinesur Miramar:
The Wolf of Wall Street
The Book Thief
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Twelve Years a Slave

Plaza Mayor Malaga:
August: Osage County
The Wolf of Wall Street
The Book Thief
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Twelve Years a Slave
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...

* Health First Studio

Manu Poggio from Health First Studio has just returned from his expedition to Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the Americas (nearly 7,000m!), for the 3 Million Club to eradicate child mortality due to malnutrition by 2020. And he's ready to roll! If you are looking to get in shape for an expedition or just to feel and look good, sign up for personal training or group classes. Click here to read more…

TIP: Support businesses that support good causes!

* Zoroastro Catering

After a busy holiday season, Zoroastro Catering is running full speed ahead with their catering services. Entertain your guests with an exotic meal made with the freshest ingredients and lots of love. Click here to read more…

TIP: We have been hearing great things about Zoroastro lately, so are pretty confident you won't be disappointed!

* Wing Chun Marbella

Whether you want to improve your fitness, speed, strength or flexibility, you must try Wing Chun Marbella classes. This traditional form of Kung Fu is a highly effective martial art for self defense. New classes are forming in Marbella at Health First Studio (La Campana) for adults and kids. Professional teaching and a great bunch of committed students. Click here to read more…

TIP: Our family loves these classes and can highly recommend them.

* Pure Skin Beauty Salon

Pure Skin Beauty is offering Marbella Family Fun readers a FREE 30 minute back massage with any facial. Mention Marbella Family Fun when making your appointment to validate. This offer runs until the end of January, so hurry! Click here to read more…

TIP: Teen facials are all the rave now and Pure Skin Beauty is the best place to treat delicate skin. Taking our daughter next week!

* Documentary – Knowledge is the Beginning

Tonight at 8:00pm you are invited to watch the documentary Knowledge is the Beginning. Based on the first five years of the West Eastern Divan Orchestra, where Palestinians and Israeli musicians shared their hours of work and their music ideas day after day. This documentary shows the power of the music, its capability to overcome barriers, political and religious differences. Click here to read more…

* Ramallah concert

On Saturday January 18th, the Ramallah Concert is playing in Marbella. This film by Paul Smaczny is a full of talent and courage. The West Eastern Divan Orchestra, conducted by Daniel Barenboim shows Palestinian and Israeli musicians performing in the city of Ramallah, 10 km. from Jerusalem. Click here to read more…

* US passport renewal

One of our readers is for some advice and asks,

”Please can you tell me how to renew a child’s U.S. passport without leaving Marbella?......she is 10 yrs old ...many thanks.”

We’ve got some answers for you if you are also looking for this information. Or, feel free to add more if you have something to say! Click here to read more…

* Fancy dress shops

One of our readers is looking for a fancy dress shop and asks:

"Hi guys I dont know if you can help but I have to go to an 80s themed fancy dress party in the UK next week (only just found out that its themed!!!) - I need to find something to wear and possibly dress up in to take back with me if you have anything that you can help with. I am male and I guess large in size 44" chest ..... so I dont really want to do the leotard and legwarmers thing :-) I guess there would be loads to choose from if I was in the UK but finding shops with mullet wigs and Jacko jackets not on every corner here.

Any thoughts or if you can help greatly appreciated"

We’ve got a couple of leads, so take a look if you are also looking for a fancy dress shop in Marbella. Or, add to our growing list of recommendations. Our readers will appreciate it. Click here to read more…

* Teenage nightlife in Marbella

One of our teenage readers is looking for some guidance and asks,

”Hello :) i want to spend my next holidays in Marbella , i'm a girl and i'm 16 years old . And i have some questions about the nightlife in Marbella . Are there any clubs for Teenagers or for young people ? Do the Security control the Id cards ? Are the clubs expensive ? Do you meet other teens in clubs ? thanks for replying :-) Kind regards “

What do you think? If you have some advice for this young lady, feel free to add a comment. Click here to read more…

* Zoco del Sol Puerto Banus

One of our readers is looking for a housekeeper and asks:

”Can anyone tell me if the Zoco del sol stalls in Puerto Banus square are open during February. Thanks in anticipation. “

We are still looking for some information, so if you have any knowledge about this market, please let us know. Click here to read more…

* English exercise classes

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

” Hello, We are new to the area and currently living in Santa Clara (behind the hospital in Marbella). I have found a local Pilates class at the Royal Tennis Club in El Rosario.

I would like to try out some other English speaking classes (until my Spanish is good enough) - Zumba, aerobics or maybe something else (open to ideas) - both to keep fit & meet people. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance “

We have some great recommendations for you if you are also looking for English exercise classes. Or, add to our growing list if you have somewhere you like to go. Click here to read more…

TIP: Check out the Health and Fitness guide for plenty of options to get in shape this year.

* Bikini waxing

One of our readers is looking for recommendations and asks:

”can anyone recommend a beauty salon in marbella for bikini waxing? “

We have a few recommendations already for you in case you are also looking for a beauty salon that offers waxing. Or, please tell us about your favorite place. Our readers will want to know. Click here to read more...

* Weight loss demonstration

You are invited to a demonstration of the TR90 weight management system on Wednesday January 22 at 12:00pm. If you are trying to lose weight, sign up to learn more about how to get rid of those holiday pounds with a brand new product and trusted system. Click here to read more…

* Reality Star contest

Following a hotly fought semi-final in December, eight junior and seven senior contestants will be performing to win the Reality Star 2013/14 title on 25th January 2014 at the Kempinski Hotel. The winner will be rewarded with a recording contract with RS Productions, a share of the 3,000€ prize fund and the opportunity to perform at a number of high profile events around the world. Click here to read more…

* Links Bar and Bistro

Our favorite restaurant critic Morris Bishop is at it again! This time he reviews Links Bar and Bistro in Marbella.

”You may have a problem finding them, but when you do, it will all be worthwhile! Links is a small Bar-Bistro set in the attractive Aloha Pueblo. For over 20 years mine hosts have been Yvonne and Jason, and their formula is deceptively simple...” Click here to read more…

* Pool cleaner in Marbella

One of our readers needs help and asks:

”We have recently moved to the Marbella area. Can anybody recommend a reliable pool cleaner. Thanks”

We’ve got some great recommendations for you if you are also looking for help with the pool. Or, add to our growing list if you have someone you trust. 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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Zoriana - Marbella Family Fun

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