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Marbella Family Fun Daily Newsletter -- October 22, 2010
October 22, 2010

Marbella Family Fun update - Friday October 22, 2010

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

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* English movie listings

These are the listing for movies that are playing in Marbella and on the Coast in English from Friday October 15 until Thursday October 21:

Cinema Gran Marbella:
The Social Network
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

Fuengirola Miramar:
Eat, Pray, Love
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

Plaza Mayor Malaga:
No original movies playing this week.

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* Christmas Day lunch recommendations

Some of our readers are way ahead of us and are already planning their holidays in Marbella. One of our readers asks: "We will be in Marbella over Christmas and need to find a suitable place for 8 adults (inc 2 80 year old ladies) and a child of 8 for Xmas lunch that will be relaxed and not a silly price. Any suggestions with contact details?"

We´ve given our recommendations. How about you? Click here to read more...

* Stained glass specialist

If you love stained glass creations and would like to order one of your own, then check out Peter Venning´s works of art. He has uploaded some photo examples of some of his finest custom made work. Click here to read more...

* Triple A charity dinner

Enjoy an evening out at the Triple A charity dinner held on Sunday October 24 at 8:00pm at the Italian restaurant Villa Tiberio. This €59 euro three course dinner raises money for the abandoned animal association in Marbella that normally functions solely on donations. Click here to read more...

* Nature walk to the top of Juanar on Sunday

Marbella Town Hall organizes walks through nature reserves, parks, mountains and other outdoor areas in Andalusia at very reasonable prices called Salidas Abiertas. This is a great way to discover the nature that exists along the Costa del Sol and Andalusia as well as a wonderful opportunity to meet locals and practice your Spanish.

This Sunday they are walking through Sierra Blanca. Puerto Rico - Top of Juanar. This is an intermediate/advanced 10km walk and only €6! Click here to read more...

* Where to stay in Marbella

If you´re planning your trip to Marbella now and are not sure where the best place to stay, then check out our recommendations. Traveling as a family brings different needs and desires, so read our brief guide on which areas may best suit your family.

If you have specific questions or need more help, don´t hesitate to ask us! We´ll do our best to guide you in the right direction. Click here to read more...

* Día del Toston

Do you know what the Diá del Toston is? One of our readers asks: "Our neighbors tell us they are going out to celebrate the Dia del Toston on November 1st and want us to join them. What exactly are they going to do? What kind of holiday is this?"

Read on to find out what it is. Click here to read more...

* Terra Sana for lunch

Looking for a casual, family-friendly yet healthy alternative for lunch? Then why not try Terra Sana? There are six restaurants to choose from in Marbella with others in Fuengirola and Estepona.

Kids menus, friendly service, wraps, salads and a variety of main dishes are guaranteed! Click here to read more...

* Marbella International Film Festival ends with gala ball

Over 150 guests attended the awards ceremony of MIFF 2010 held at H10 Andalucia plaza hotel on 17th October 2010. Among many celebrities and dignitaries were 100 or so International film makers, some of whom had travelled as far as Canada, USA, Peru, Iran, and Many from UK and Spain.

The Awards winners’ details are published on Facebook Click here to read more...

* Pet Day in Benahavis

The Rotary Club in Benahavis is holding a fun Pet Day on Saturday November 13th at the Parque Hermita in Benahavis. All proceeds will go to the cancer hospice Cudeca as well as several animal charities. The event also hopes to raise awareness on abandoned animals and pets in general. Click here to read more...

* Original version foreign films in Marbella

Marbella Town Hall and the Culture and Education delegation has announced that the Area de Cine (cinema club) is organizing a series of movies in their original version subtitled in Spanish starting on October 20 and lasting throughout December. The movies will be playing in both Marbella and San Pedro de Alcantara. Click here to read more...

* Day trips from Marbella

One of our readers asks: "My husband and I and our 2 children ages 22 and 18 will be visiting Marbella from January 22nd-29th, 2011. we would like to know if an overnight trip to Morocco is a good idea? Also what other tours out of Marbella would be good to do for day trips." Read on to see how we answered and feel free to post your own comments. Many of our readers appreciate any help they can get. Click here to read more...

* Charity golf tournament

MARBELLA LADIES GOLFING ASSOCIATION CHARITY GOLF DAY will be held at Rio Real Golf Club on Sunday 21st November 2010.

Shotgun start at 9.30 am. Registration from 8.30 am. Open to both men and women in a Pairs Better-ball Format. Individuals can play and we will pair you up. Click here to read more...

* Babysitting Costa del Sol

If you are here on holiday and would like to have a quiet evening out with the kids, then you might want to consider hiring a babysitter.

Babysitting Costa del Sol is an established childcare provider providing babysitters who are experienced mums and women with years of experience looking after children of all ages.

Marbella Family Fun recommends you always check references when hiring a babysitter. Click here to read more...

* Visit the Alhambra this weekend!

Whether you live in Marbella or are visiting the Costa del Sol, now is the best time to visit the Alhambra in Granada. It is a two hour drive from Marbella, but well worth the time. We just spoke to some friends of ours who visited the palace with their 11 year old and their 8 year old and they said that they all enjoyed the tour. Even their little one was amazed and had a great time running around the open spaces and gardens.

Weather forecast for this weekend is sunshine, so it is a perfect time to go. Pack your day bag and head out for a cultural and fun day. We recommend you buy your tickets online before you go. Click here to read more...

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Thank you... and see you soon.
Marbella Family

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