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Marbella Family Fun Weekly Newsletter -- August 10, 2012
August 10, 2012

Marbella Family Fun update - Friday August 10, 2012

* English movie listings

This is the listing for movies that are playing in Marbella and on the Costa del Sol in English from Friday August 10th until Thursday August 16th.

Cines Gran Marbella Puerto Banus
Not available at time of publication. Check out our Facebook wall for the latest updates or go directly to the English Movie Listing page.

Fuengirola Cinesur Miramar:
The Dark Knight Rises

Plaza Mayor Malaga:
Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted 2D
Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted 3D
The Amazing Spiderman 2D
Ice Age 4
The Dictator
Prometheus 2D
Prometheus 3D
The Dark Knight Rises

Click here to find movie times and locations...

* The British School of Marbella

The British School of Marbella is still offering a fun and exciting summer school up until August 24th. When most schools close for August, the British School keeps going. The summer camp is for children aged 18 months to 8 years old and runs from Mondays to Fridays from 9:00am until 1:00pm. Click here to read more...

TIP: This is a great opportunity for the kids to try out the facilities and meet some teachers ahead of the school year if you are considering enrolling your kids here.

* Marbella Montessori Schools

It's time to start thinking about the new school year as we head towards September. Check out the Marbella Montessori School for an alternative education for kids aged only 3 months old to 6 years old in the lovely neighborhood of Linda Vista in San Pedro de Alcantara.

This school offers a fantastic bi-lingual education following the British Early Years Curriculum and the Montessori Method of Education in a small friendly and caring environment. Click here to read more…

TIP: New for 2012 - 2013: Cookery class, yoga by Kirsty and music from The Music House!

* La Fishita restaurant

Take the kids out to La Fishita for the most amazing fish & chips, jumbo sausages, steaks, kebabs, traditional English pies and much more. There is something for everyone at this family friendly restaurant conveniently located in Nueva Andalucia just across from the Marbella Casino. Click here to read more...

TIP: This is our favorite place for fish and chips! You won’t regret it. Very child friendly and with a lovely terrace too.

* Atletico Las Chapas

Atletico Las Chapas is still running its summer camp for all boys and girls aged 3 to 14. This fun camp runs Monday to Friday 10 am to 2 pm, with lunch and all drinks included, until the end of September. Click here to read more…

TIP: Flexible payment scheme: pay by the day, week or month!

* Marbella osteopath

One of our readers is looking for a recommendation and asks, ” Hello, I am looking for either an osteopath or a sports injury doctor in Marbella. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Many thanks, Alex”

If you know of someone you can recommend, please let us know by adding a comment to this link. Our readers will appreciate it! Click here to read more…

* Marbella accountant

One of our readers is looking for a recommendation and asks, ” Hello, I am looking for an English speaking book keeper/ accountant in the Marbella area. Any suggestions please? ”

We have a couple of good answers to this question, so take a look if you could also use an English speaking accountant in Marbella. Or, if you have someone you would like to recommend, please add it to our growing list. Click here to read more...

* Summer model search

Target Models Spain is launching their summer model search competition. For children (age 2+) and adults. Only 10€ to enter includes a mini photo shoot. Click here to read more...

* Second hand furniture

One of our readers is trying to get rid of some furniture and says, ” Hola Marbella Family Fun Subscribers,

I have just bought a Villa in Arroyo De La Miel area and now have A LOT of furniture to sell at EXTREMELY LOW prices. I am inviting anyone that would like to view the items.” Click here to read more…

* Marbella waterpolo tournament

Like waterpolo? Check out the waterpolo tournament Marbella Beach Paradise, which starts today (August 10) and runs until Sunday August 12 on El Faro Beach in Marbella. On the first night there will be live music and activities for the public. Click here to read more…

* Starlite Festival

Raphael is playing at the The Starlite Festival Marbella on Saturday August 11th. Or catch Julio Iglesias the next day on Sunday August 12! A gastronomical touch will be made by Paco Roncero of world famous El Bulli Catering at the Starlite Lounge before the concert starts. Yum! Click here to read more…

* Free music concerts

Free music concerts by La Banda Municipal de Música (City Music Band) on August 11 on Plaza de la Iglesia in San Pedro Alcantara and on August 12 at the Puerto Deportivo de Marbella (Marbella Sport Port). Both concerts start at 9:00pm. Click here to read more…

* International Opera Festival

Any opera lovers out there? Check out the XI International Opera Festival in Marbella August 8 to 11 at the Marbella Theatre (Teatro Ciudad de Marbella). Click here to read more…

* San Pedro arts and crafts market

San Pedro de Alcantara is holding an Arts and Craft Market on the San Pedro beach boardwalk every Saturday and Sunday in the summer under the name "San Pedro Marítimo". This is a great place to pick up some souvenirs and local products. Click here to read more…

* Chaka Khan concert

Don’t miss the Chaka Khan concert August 14th at the Puente Romano tennis club in Marbella. Her unmistakable voice and feel good classics have made Chaka Khan an enduring success with band Rufus in the 70s and her solo career which continues to this day.

She will be performing anthems like “Ain’t Nobody”, “I Feel For You” and “I’m Every Woman” bringing funk to life in Marbella! This is one concert not to be missed! Click here to read more…

* Looking for a gardener

One of our Facebook fans is looking out for a friend and writes, “I am writing this on behalf of my friend Sue Chuback. She urgently needs a gardener that is fit and able to do some heavy work. Needs to have good knowledge of garden and have tall ladders, approx 20ft. In the Aroyo de la Miel area. Please call Sue asap on 675 075 551. Thanks”

If you can help out, give her a call or answer on our Facebook wall. Scroll down to Tuesday August 7th. Click here to read more…

* Kid zone at El Corte Inglés

We received this review in a private message about the daycare/kids play zone at El Corte Ingles : "Ridiculously understaffed. About 20 kids and one young gal watching kids and simultaneously checking in and out kids. So bad!"

Have you ever left your kids here? What do you think? Tell us about it. Or, Click here to read more…

TIP: We have received a couple of other comments about this on our Facebook wall. Scroll down to August 5th to see them or to make your own comment.

* Expat meetings

We have a special request from one of our readers, who writes, ”We are looking to start a coffee mornings every week and possibly a Monday/Wednesday lunch every month. Now what we need is at least 10 members to start with. Anyone is welcome. We are looking to hold these coffee mornings in Marbella. If you are interested can you get in touch via email on (Joanne)”. Or leave a comment on this page. Click here to read more…

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Thank you... and see you next Friday.
Zoriana - Marbella Family Fun

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