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Marbella Family Fun Daily Newsletter -- December 17, 2010
December 17, 2010

Marbella Family Fun update - Friday December 17, 2010

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

* English movie listings

These are the listing for movies that are playing in Marbella and on the Coast in English from Friday December 17th until Thursday December 23rd. For unknown reasons, the cinemas in Fuengirola and Málaga are not posting movie times for Wednesday and Thursday. We will continue to return to their site for any updates.

Cinema Gran Marbella:
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Fuengirola Miramar:
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
TRON: Legacy

Plaza Mayor Malaga:
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part I)
TRON: Legacy - 3D
Megamind 3D

Click here to find movie times and locations...

* Apartments with heated pools

One of our readers is looking to rent an apartment with a heated pool in March. Maybe you know of one? Help us out!

"We live in north of Sweden so we look forward to some sun and bath in the middle of the winter. I now look around to find apartment for rent with heated pool but it`s not easy to find. Where can you swim in pool`s in winter? We can stay in apartment without pool if there is some place to go to visit/swim in heated pools?" Click here to read more...

* Gluten-free restaurants in Marbella

One of our readers would like to know where they can find gluten-free items in restaurants along the Costa del Sol. We´ve given our suggestions, maybe you can add to the list? Or if you are in need of this information, then follow this page. Click here to read more...

* Vom Fass in Fuengirola

Are you still looking for the perfect Christmas for someone who has everything? Then you may want to try Vom Fass. One of our readers from Fuengirola highly recommends it.

"In Fuengirola there is this little shop called Vom Fass, and they have a wide selection of oils, vinegars and liqueurs. If you are not sure if you will like it, not to worry - the nice owners of the shop will give you not only a taste of their goodies, but also recommendations on how to use the different products." Click here to read more...

* Ice skating in Marbella

The Palacio de Ferias y Congresos in Marbella has opened an 800 sq. meter ice skating rink, Christmas market and children´s attractions during the holidays. Hours are from 12:00pm until 11:00pm. Free entrance and 7 euros for skates and 45 minutes on the ice rink. Rides are from 1 to 2 euros. There is a cafeteria on site and an opportunity to buy churros. Click here to read more...

* Christmas concert in Mijas

On Friday the 17th of December at 9pm, the Symphony Orchestra of the Province of Malaga will perform a Christmas Concert - the Opus 71 of Tchaikovsky´s “Nutcrackers” – tickets are 7€ and 5€ in case you are in possession of a pensioners card or a youth card. Click here to read more...

* Santa and Three Kings at La Cañada

Santa Claus is visiting La Canada Marbella shopping center during the holidays.

You can visit him everyday under the huge Christmas tree set up in the second phase of the shopping mall, next to H&M and Zara. He sits in his huge chair surrounded by gifts until December 26th on: Click here to read more...

* Good morning Marbella!

Uf! What a chilly morning it is today. A brisk 7 degrees at 9:00am. The sun was out, so at least we can smile about that. You can even see Gibraltar pretty clearly and Morocco from San Pedro. However, it´s all going to be short lived. Heavy rains are predicted for tomorrow (perfect timing for my son´s football match, NOT) and light showers for Sunday. Not a good weekend. We´ll have a bit of sunshine on Monday, but then rain on and off for the rest of the week. Enjoy the last day of sunshine! Click here to read more...

* Cheese festival in Marbella

Tomorrow, Saturday December 18th, from 11:00am to 8:00pm the Feria de los Quesos Artesanos de Andalucia (Festival of artesanal cheeses of Andalucia) will be held at the Paseo de la Alameda in Marbella center next to old town. It will be a great opportunity to taste over 20 different cheeses from the region at competitive prices.

* Chocolate and churros in Marbella tomorrow

On Saturday, December 18th at 5:00pm – Traditional serving of chocolate and churros at the square located on Calle Juanar de la Barriada la Patera in Marbella. This Marbella Christmas event is organized by Marbella Town Hall. Click here to read more...

* Flamenco Jazz Festival continues in Málaga

On Saturday, December 18th: Zambomjam with Carles Benavent and the music of Chambao

The fusion of flamenco jazz combines the freshness of jazz improvisation with irresistible gypsy charm. The magic, art, feelings, and spirituality are its features and they are converted into a style for everyone to enjoy. Click here to read more...

* Street market in Puerto Banus on Saturdays

If you´re still looking for Christmas gifts, it´s worth taking a visit to the street market in Puerto Banus tomorrow. It´s an Aladdin´s cave of souvenirs, clothes, bags, shoes, ceramics and more. You´re sure to find something at a bargain basement price. Click here to read more...

* Christmas with collography in Marbella

At 10:30am and 1:30pm - The Museum of Spanish Contemporary Engravings (Museo del Grabado Español Contemporáneo) is holding a special class on printing and creation on Saturdays. Theme: Christmas with collography (printmaking process). Price is 8 euros per person and session. This event is appropriate for ages 7+. Click here to read more...

* Marbella theater on Saturday

On Saturday, December 18th at 9:00pm – Carlos Hipólito and Fran Perea in "Todos eran mis hijos" (They were all my children) at the Marbella City Theater. Entrance 20 euros and 15 euros. Tickets may be purchased at the box office or at El Corte Inglés. Click here to read more...

* Live Nativity Scenes in Marbella this weekend

On Saturday December 18th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm - Live Nativity Scene in Marbella. This live nativity scene is acted out at the Parque Infantil (playground) near Plaza de Toros (Marbella bullring).

Another nativity scene will be out on Sunday December 19th from 12:00pm and 4:00pm. These spectacular presentations performed in two sessions at the Parque de la Alameda (Alameda Park) by the Hermanas Maldonado Dance School supports the Union of Pain Relief Care of the Spanish Association Against Cancer. Click here to read more...

* Triple A dog show and Xmas bazaar

You are invited to visit us next Sunday December 19th at the Palacio de Ferias y Congresos de Marbella from 11:00am to 7:00pm. Click here to read more...

* Ukrainian symphony orchestra performs in Marbella

On Sunday December 19th at 8:00pm – The National Ukrainian Radio Symphony Orchestra will be perfoming an amazing concert at the Teatro Ciudad de Marbella (City Theater of Marbella). Tickets can be purchased for 25 euros and 20 euros (amphitheater) at the theater box office or El Corte Inglés. Click here to read more...

* Christmas concert at Marbella church

On Sunday December 19th at 9:15pm – Christmas concert by the choir Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación at the Incarnation Church in Old Town Marbella. This Marbella Christmas event is organized by the Marbella Historical Center Delegation. Click here to read more...

* Christmas concert at San Pedro parish

On Sunday, December 19th at 1:00pm – Christmas concert by the Municipal Music Band at the San Pedro de Alcántara Parish. This Marbella Christmas event is organized by Marbella Party Delegation. Click here to read more...

* Marbella Town Hall holiday events

Every year Marbella Town Hall organizes loads of activities and events for the public to enjoy for free or at minimal cost. They publish the schedule in December in newlsetters in Spanish, however, we´ve translated it all for you in an easy to read format. We also post each activity in our Calendar of Events if this is easier for you. Click here to read more...

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Thank you... and see you next Friday.
Marbella Family

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