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Marbella Family Fun Weekly Newsletter -- December 27, 2013
December 26, 2013

Marbella Family Fun update - Friday December 27, 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 27th until Thursday January 2nd.

Cines Gran Marbella Puerto Banus:


Fuengirola Cinesur Miramar:
The Physician
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Plaza Mayor Malaga:

Justin Bieber’s Believe
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...

* Happy holidays!

Marbella Family Fun wishes you all a very Merry Christmas season and a wonderful New Year filled with lots of family fun, good health and prosperity. Thank you for all your support throughout the years and we will see you next year!

* Marbella restaurants

Discover the most family-friendly Marbella restaurants that will please every member of the family from traditional Spanish cuisine to fast food favorites. We have some very special places we have preselected based on good value and family friendliness. Click here to read more…

TIP: Got a favorite place you would like to recommend? Tell us about it!

* Marbella rent a car

Looking to rent a car and need some advice? Check out the Malaga car rental guide for recommendations and places to hire a car on the Costa del Sol. Click here to read more…

* Bars in Marbella

One of our readers is under the impression that bars are closed for new years in old town Marbella. Hard to believe, but Do you think its true? Click here to read more…

* Christmas party for kids

On Friday December 27th at 17.00 enjoy a great children's Christmas party at Plaza de la Iglesia in San Pedro Alcántara. Entertainment, workshops and loads of surprises for little ones. (If weather is bad, the event is moved to the tent at the city fairgrounds in de San Pedro Alcántara). Chocolate and churros tasting to follow. Click here to read more…

* Roman ruins guided tour

On Friday December 27th from 11,00 to 13,00 bring the family to the Roman basilica ruins of Vega del Mar in San Pedro for a special guided tour. Click here to read more…

* Driver/Handyman looking for work

Reliable and trustworthy driver with strong references is looking for a job. Here is what his previous employee has to say:

"John worked for our family over the summer holiday and we were amazed by his kindness and professionalism. He has 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." Click here to read more…

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

* 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!

* Town Hall Christmas schedule

Not sure what to do during the holidays? Check out our list of Marbella Christmas events that have been organized by Marbella Town Hall to keep your family entertained during the holidays.Click here to read more…

* Nanny looking for work

If you are looking for a nanny or help around the house, consider Almira who comes highly recommended and is looking for work as a nanny or housekeeper. Almira speaks English, Spanish and Russian. Solid references available. Click here to read more…

TIP: Always check references when leaving children with a new care taker.

* Dog walkers in Marbella

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

"Hello! Can anyone advise any trust dog-walking person in Marbella area? We need him/her just for few days, when we are out. Thank you!"

If you have someone you trust, please let Marina know and leave a comment. Or share this link with someone who can help. Click here to read more...

* Christmas market

Even though Christmas is over you can still enjoy the holiday spirit at the XVI Gratiferia Solidarity Market at Plaza Pueblo Andaluz in Las Chapas on Saturday December 28th from 10.00 - 20.00. Click here to read more...

* Children’s Christmas events

Get in the holiday spirit with a mass on December 28th and/or head to San Pedro for a fun workshop of games and ambience for little ones.

Family mass at Parroquia Ntra. Sra. de la Encarnación in Marbella 10.00, 11.00, 12.30, 19.00, and 20.00

18.00 Christmas games on C/ Córdoba in San Pedro Alcántara. Workshops for kids, street games, treasure hunt and children's entertainment. Click here to read more…

* New Years Eve

Starting at midnight a New Year's Eve party in central Marbella will be kicking off on Plaza de Los Naranjos and San Pedro Alcántara on Plaza de la Iglesia with live musical performances. Click here to read more…

* Peter Pan on Ice

Two performances of Peter Pan On Ice at Palacio de Ferias y Congresos de Marbella are taking place on January 3rd at 18.00 and 20.30. For more details call 952 82 82 42 Click here to read more…

* Three Kings visiting hours

From December 27 - January 5 all boys and girls are welcome to visit the Three Kings and bring their wish lists at the following venues:

Marbella - Templete Parque de La Alameda San Pedro Alcántara - Templete Plaza de la Iglesia

Visiting hours: Mornings 11.00 - 13.30 Afternoons 17:00 - 20.30 December 31 and January 5 – 11.00 - 13.30 At Las Chapas a mailbox will be placed so that all children can send their cards. Click here to read more…

* Kings Day parade

La Cabalgata (Parade) of January 5th Kings Day refers to the festive parade taking place in most Spanish towns to commemorate the arrival of the Three Kings. It is a popular family event worth attending as the Kings cross town on big chariots and throw candies to all children near-by. 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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