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Marbella Family Fun Daily Newsletter -- September 17, 2010
September 17, 2010
Marbella Family Fun update - Friday September 17, 2010
We send out our Marbella Family Fun newsletter on a weekly basis on Fridays always 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 September 17 until Thursday September 23.
* Costa Face Painting at Marbella Montessori School
Costa Face Painting will painting little faces with Glitter Tattoos between 5pm and 8pm on Saturday, 18th September at the Marbella Montessori School in San Pedro. Click here to read more...
* Teleferico cable car in Benalmadena
The Teleferico Benalmadena is a 15-minute cable car ride that takes you from Benalmadena Costa to the summit of Mt. Calamorro offering spectacular views of the Costa del Sol. This attraction may be combined with Selwo Marina, Sealife, or Tivoli World and is located 30 minutes from Marbella. Click here to read more...
* Bikini Beach - Estepona restaurant
Bikini Beach is a lounge bar/restaurant on the sandy beach along the paseo in Estepona. It has a large wooden deck with indoor and outdoor tables for a drink or a pleasant meal. The beach is equiped with new beds, single and double lounge chairs at affordable prices from 7 to 30 euros per day. Click here to read more...
* Kudo Academies - martial arts center
Kudo Academies have the best dojo on the coast for children and parents to practice kickboxing and ju-jitsu. This is a family business led by sensei Carl Norman (5th dan in ju-jitsu and 4th dan in kickboxing). It opened in Marbella in fall 2008 and has since enjoyed a very loyal following from children as young as 5 years old, and their parents. Click here to read more...
* Luna Mora Festival in Guaro
Not to be missed - weather allowing! The Luna Mora Festival is a cultural event that takes place over two weekends in the village of Guaro, which is situated in the Sierra de las Nieves natural reserve park near Monda, just 15 - 20 minutes from Marbella.
This year the festival takes place on September 10th and 11th and then again on the following weekend of the 17th and 18th. Click here to read more...
* Born to Be Wild Ecotours
Our family finally tested out the ecotour run by Born to Be Wild. If you live in Marbella, you surely have seen these jeeps driving to and fro. Check out what this Marbella family has to say about it. Click here to read more...
* Princess Studios free kid classes - after school activities
FREE classes, events & exciting news for kids & teens at Princess Studios.
Don't have the 'back to school' blues, come to Princess Studios for an 'Awesome Autumn'. We have amazing new classes with new instructors, more of your favourite classes from Donna & Shaffik, plus some FREE classes for you to try! Click here to read more...
* San Pedro de Alcantara Fair
One of our readers asks, "Hi we are going to visit Marbella in October 2010, and I was wondering if you know the exact dates for the fiesta San Pedro de Alcantara? " Click here to read more...
* Marbella Masters
The Puente Romano Tennis Club in Marbella will play host to the first ever Marbella Masters from 17-19 September. The tournament is expected to attract some 15,000 fans to watch some of the world best tennis legends compete over the four nights. Click here to read more...
* Street O gala charity dinner
The 1st Beneficial Gala of “Street-O” – the Charity in aid of Philippines’ street children, is being held on Saturday 2nd October at the Gran Hotel Guadalpin, Marbella. The dinner is set to be a night to remember jam packed with a line up of entertainment ranging from the legendary Mel Williams, Wow Factor finalist Becky Tate, local talented pianist Paul Maxwell, to name but a few acts. Click here to read more...
* New review for Mayfair Academy
One of our readers shared an experience at Mayfair Academy in Estepona: "We visited this establishment with a view to placing our 17 year old and 8 year old in the summer term of 2010.
On arrival we were very excited as the area and building were quite unique. Upon entering the building this excitement turned to horror." Click here to read more...scroll down to the bottom
* Share your Marbella experiences
Whether you are just visiting Marbella or are a long-time resident on the Costa del Sol, Marbella Family Fun wants to hear from you.
If you were here for just a short while, do you have a great story, memory or advice for future tourists traveling to the south of Spain? Did you enjoy your stay, accommodations, attractions? Did you discover any great places? Do you agree with our reviews? Share your opinion with us! Click here to read more...
* Multipurpose Social Center offer special courses
The Multipurpose Social Center of Nueva Andalucia (Centro Social Polivalente de Nueva Andalucía) is offering special courses for both adults and children.
The center is offering an Adult Spanish School in San Pedro for Foreigners (Escuela de Adultos de San Pedro Alcántara de Español para Extranjeros) where they offer 19 places starting September 15 from 9:15am until 11:15am on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Click here to read more...Scroll down to Sept. 15!
* Jan Hendrix exhibition
Dutch artisit Jan Hendrix is presenting his works "The Qatar Drawings” at the Museum of Spanish Contemporary Engraving (Museo del Grabado Español Contemporáneo de Marbella) starting today until December 11. Click here to read more...
* Expats in Europe struggle
According to a new survey from HSBC Bank International, expats living in Europe are among the worst-off in the world.
The survey, which ranked countries according to average expat wealth, showed that a clear wealth divide was emerging between Europe and countries in the Middle East and Asia. Click here to read more...Scroll down to Sept. 16!
* How to make a Spanish tortila
If you live in Spain you surely have tasted an authentic Spanish tortilla one time or another. It is a simple dish that is made of potatoes, eggs, onions, salt, and olive oil. My kids love tortilla and have become experts of their own. Click here to read more...
* Rainstorms in Marbella
Wow, what a night last night! It seemed we were up all night with all the thunder and lightning.
It was lightly raining yesterday morning, but no one I know was expecting the heavy rainfall we had last night and early this morning. The streets are all flooded, but not so badly that the traffic is affected. It´s just wet, wet, wet.
The cooler temperatures are welcomed by most. I just passed one of those weather readers on the road and it read 18 degrees celsius. Didn´t feel like it though.
The good news, for some of us, is that the forecast for this weekend is for partly sunny skies and no more rain storms on the front.
We were really looking forward to attend the Luna Mora Festival in Guaro this evening, however we´ll have to see what the weather is up to by sundown. A shame, really, if it rains. All 20,000 candles will be blown out! Click here to read more...
Thank you... and see you soon.
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