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Marbella Family Fun Weekly Newsletter -- May 10, 2013
May 10, 2013

Marbella Family Fun update - Friday May 10, 2013

* English movie listings

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

Cines Gran Marbella Puerto Banus:
Iron Man 3

Fuengirola Cinesur Miramar:
Iron Man 3
Olympus Has Fallen

Plaza Mayor Malaga:
The Croods
Anna Karenina
Oz, The Great and Powerful
Iron Man 3
Iron Man 3 3D

Click here to find movie times and locations...

* Costa Bear Marbella

Costa Bear Marbella is a fantastic place to take the kids rain or shine for a lovely experience building their own teddy bear. They have a wide variety of clothing and accessories, a fantastic open venue that also caters to birthday parties, and the best selection of teddy bears around. Click here to read more…

TIP: Taking the kids out to shop is not an easy task, but if you include a fun stop to Costa Bear, your kids will love you for a lifetime!

* Where to buy a barbeque

One of our readers is looking for a recommendation and asks, ”I wish to buy a gas barbeque for my brother in law as a thankyou for letting us use his newly aquired flat. Can anyone please recommend somewhere reasonable to purchase one. I see on a previous post we can buy the gas bottle from a fuel station. Help and advise much appreciated. ”

We have some answers for you, so take a look if you are also in the need. Or, add to our growing list if you have a place in mind that offers good deals on gas barbeques. Click here to read more…

* Offering au pair summer job

For any of you looking for a summer job, contact Marta who asks, ”Hi, We are looking for a english student with driving licence, to work from july 15 to august 9, 2013. from monday to friday, from 10:30 am to 8 pm. lunch time free from 2 to 4:00. location in Guadalmina baja.”

Share with any friends or family who may be interested. Click here to read more…

TIP: Check out the Marbella Job Board for more jobs available or post what you are looking for (be specific!). It’s easy and free.

* Parasol Singers

Have you got a voice? Do you enjoy singing in a group? Then you may be interested in joining the Parasol Singers - a friendly, amateur choir based in the San Pedro - Sotogrande area. A great way to practice your skills and make new friends. Click here to read more...

TIP: Come and hear them at the Manilva International Family Day on 12th May 2013 at the Parque El Huerto next to the Castillo in Duquesa.

* Nourish The Children

Marbella Family Fun provides free content and we are always happy to help answer questions guiding families through their travel and holiday plans.

If you found our services to be useful and would like to express your gratitude, please consider donating a bag of Vitameal through Nourish The Children to our charitable initiative A Million Meals

Our objective is to fund 1,000,000 daily nutritional meals before November 1st, 2013, to help feed 2,740 children for a year. Click here to read more…

TIP: We are currently looking for volunteers to donate their time for an even larger initiative to eradicate childhood mortality from malnutrition across the globe COMPLETELY. Contact us at if you are interested in helping out or want to join us in our kickoff to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro in August 2013.

* Artist easel wanted

One of our readers is looking to buy a used easel and asks, ”I am urgently looking for an artists easel. I need a wooden, sturdy, full sized easel. It can be previously used but needs to be in reasonable condition. I can collect. Please email me if you have one to sell. Many thanks.”

If you have an easel laying around that you don’t need anymore, please get in touch. Click here to read more…

* Women’s football match tomorrow

Studs and Stilettos Ladies FC are delighted to have been invited to play 9-9 against the newly selected Under 21 Ladies Gibraltar FA team. This is the Gibraltar squad's first official friendly match.

Match to be held at the Victoria Stadium in Gibraltar tomorrow, Saturday 11th May 2013. Click here to read more...

TIP: Many more events can be found on CalendApp - the largest database of events worldwide and a very useful app for your iPhone.

* San Pedro sculpture exhibition

If you are spending time in San Pedro, pop into the exhibition of sculptures created by the members of the San Pedro de Alcantara studio

From now until 17th May 2013, nearly 50 examples of statuettes, icons, and busts, produced by some 20 members of the sculpture studio will be exhibited at the Casa de Culture in plaza de Libertad in San Pedro de Alcantara. Click here to read more…

* Business partnership opportunity

Tired of looking for a job and ready to take on a new project? One of our readers is looking to grow their business and posts, ”We are looking for a partner to expand marketing and distribution of our products into local and international markets. We are only considering highly motivated candidates with an entrepreneurial spirit who are ready to take responsibility for his/her part of the business. No marketing or sales experience necessary, however must be willing to learn. Very lucrative finance plan is offered.”

If you fit these qualifications and are ready to work with entrepreneurial minded people, add a comment on this page. Click here to read more…

* Summer camps in Marbella

Our Marbella summer camps guide has been revised into a much easier to read format. Take a look at what’s on this summer for the kids from sports to arts and crafts. There is something for everyone. Click here to read more…

TIP: Would you like your camp to be listed? Contact us at as soon as possible. Holiday makers are planning their trips now, so get your information out there, the soon the better.

* Marbella restaurants

One of the best things about travel is trying out the local cuisine and discovering new restaurants as a family. Check out our Marbella restaurant guide to find the most family friendly places to eat on the coast. It’s much more fun to plan a little bit ahead of time and have a fantastic meal than trying to “wing it” and stumble on a tourist trap. Click here to read more…

TIP: Would you like your restaurant to be listed? Contact us at or visit our listing price information. You won’t find a cheaper way to advertise your business.

* 1st Fishing by Kayak competition

Tomorrow, Saturday May 11, join the fun in Mijas Costa and watch fishermen try their best to win the glory of the 1st Fishing by Kayak competition. This event runs from 8:30 am to 1:30pm.

This event was found on Calendapp - the largest organized search engine for events and a useful tool for your iPhone. You can also find the map how to get there on Calendapp.

* Marbella history

Your bag is packed, car rented and you’re ready for your holiday in Marbella. But, do you know anything about the history and culture of your destination? Take a few minutes out to read our brief history of Marbella. You may just learn something new! Click here to read more…

* Marbella with babies

Marbella is a very child and baby friendly place with plenty of opportunities to bring kids along to restaurants late at night, a flamenco show or just hanging out at the park or beach. However, we always like to recommend some of the more popular venues with baby in tow to make your holiday that much easier. Click here to read more…

TIP: We are always on the lookout for new baby friendly venues. Please let us know if you would like to share with our readers a new place or service that you have discovered.

* Pirate Market

Mercado Pirata - Pirate Market (not in the sense of fakes) - will be held in San Pedro near La Taberna del Alabardero restaurant today and then every weekend after that until October. Find local arts and crafts, entertainment for the kids and much more.

This event was found on Calendapp - the largest organized search engine for events and a useful tool for your iPhone. You can also find the map how to get there on Calendapp.

* Advertise with us

Does your business need a boost? Looking for a way to promote your family friendly business? Consider advertising with to reach the audience you need. We have a wide variety of packages to choose from to list and promote your business. Contact us if you would like to meet up or have any questions: 609 790 305. Click here to read more…

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

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