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Marbella Family Fun Weekly Newsletter -- January 10, 2014
January 10, 2014

Marbella Family Fun update - Friday January 10, 2014

* English movie listings

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

Cines Gran Marbella Puerto Banus:
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Fuengirola Cinesur Miramar:
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Book Thief

Plaza Mayor Malaga:
August: Osage County
The Book Thief
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...

* Calpe International School

It was back to school this week for Calpe School in Marbella. If you are looking to place your son or daughter in a local international school with high standards, you have to check out Calpe where boys and girls aged 2 to 9 follow the British National Curriculum and Spanish Curriculum in a caring and safe environment. Click here to read more…

TIP: They have an active Facebook page with all the latest updates.

* Duck n Dive swim school

Now that the kids are back in school it’s time to sort their after school activities again. If your child does not know how to swim or is looking to improve technique, check out Duck 'n' Dive Swim School for some of the best instructors for kids on the Costa del Sol. Click here to read more…

TIP: All children follow the STA badge and award scheme which is progressive and fun.

* CF Inter Marbella Football Club

CF Inter Marbella football club is back in action this week with practice and games this weekend. Some of the best EUFA licensed coaches teach both boys and girls the principals of competitive football at this fantastic club. Check it out! Click here to read more…

* Funtastic Gymnastics

There was some pretty amazing balancing, rolling and jumping going on at Funtastic Gymnastics yesterday. Boys and girls from 4 years old can learn physical, social, emotional and life skills on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4:30pm. Try it! Click here to read more…

TIP: Classes are taught by a former National Gymnast and British Gymnastic Coach.

* Nanny/Housekeeper looking for work

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:

"She is the kindest and most dedicated nanny I know. All my friends who have seen Almira and my son playing together report to me later that I am so lucky to have such a nice and playful nanny. My son loves her deeply. We have never had any problem with Almira, she is totally trustworthy even with young children. " Click here to read more…

* Calasanz Woman

Our favorite salon Calasanz Woman has a special New Year offer for our readers. Mention Marbella Family fun when booking a manicure or pedicure and receive a free lash or brow tint. Calasansz uses high quality CND products, so rest assured! This offer lasts until the end of January. Click here to read more…

TIP: Calasanz has just opened a new salon in Centro Commercial La Colonia in San Pedro (near McDonalds).

* Friendly football for adults

One of our readers is looking for a football group and asks,

”I've just moved into the area, and i wondered if there are any friendly 5 aside football games going on? I would like to play primarily to keep fit, surely there are some casual games going on somewhere? Any hints ?”

If you can help out or have a recommendation, please leave a comment for David. Or, check out some of the answers we have provided if you are also looking to pick up a game. Click here to read more…

* Classic car show

One of our readers is looking for a classic car show and asks:

"Do you know whether there will be a classic car event in Puerto Banus in 2014. We are thinking of staying in June this year and were hoping that the event will be staged as it was when we last visited in 2010. Thank you"

We remember Classics on Wheels from a few years back, however we are still looking for some leads for a repeat event. If you have any information, please let us know. Click here to read more…

* Old Town Marbella

Any visit to Marbella must include a tour of the old town, otherwise known as Casco Antiguo a cobblestone pedestrian shopping area filled with charming whitewashed buildings, narrow pathways, inviting cafes and plenty of boutiques. Click here to read more…

* Looking for a housekeeper

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

”Hi, I am looking for one more cleaning lady to help out with rental change overs. It is five bed, five bathroom villa, sheets and towels have to be changed and laundered. The turn around time is five hours and it would be a set price per turnaround. Please email if you would be interested. “

If this sounds like a job for you, contact Louise. Or, if you know of anyone who may fit the bill, please share the information. Click here to read more…

* Costa Women event

Costa Women in Calahonda will be joined by the Ladies from Soroptimist International. The focus of the evening will be to hear about their projects to make a positive difference to an individual, a group of persons or society at any level; to create a global voice for women - through Awareness, Advocacy and Action. Click here to read more…

* Marbella excursions

Discover some Marbella excursions that are really worth the detour. These places are all within a couple of hours or less from Marbella and have been selected so that you could visit them within a day. Click here to read more...

TIP: Our reader pick of the month excursion: Morocco!

* Lose those holiday pounds

The holidays are over, so it's time to get in shape and start taking care of your body. If you've tried everything else, try something new. TR90 - the most revolutionary weight management system on the market today. Based on gene science targeting the fat gene, TR90 is all natural and works. Contact one of the local distributors for more details. Click here to read more…

TIP: Check out the Marbella Health & Fitness page for more ways to get fit and healthy.

* One day in Marbella

If you only have a day to see the sights in Marbella, then follow our Marbella Tour Guide - a list of the top things for you to see and do. Since Marbella is a small town with little traffic, having a vehicle should enable you to see all of Marbella´s main sights in a single day. 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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