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Marbella Family Fun Weekly Newsletter -- May 13, 2011
May 13, 2011

Marbella Family Fun update - Friday May 13, 2011

* English movie listings

These are the listing for movies that are playing in Marbella and on the Coast in English from Friday May 13th until Thursday May 19th.

Cinema Gran Marbella:
Water For Elephants
Fast and Furious 5

Fuengirola Miramar:
Water For Elephants

Plaza Mayor Malaga:
Thor 3D
Priest 3D
Unknown 2D

Click here to find movie times and locations...

* Stop Smoking Doctor

With summer right around the corner, you may be thinking about getting fit and healthy. If you are considering quitting smoking...or maybe know of someone who needs to quit, you´ll want to meet up with Alice Byram - the Stop Smoking Doctor. Dr. Byram is a fully qualified and experienced MD specializing in smoking cessation. Her successful track record has given the best long-term results, which are obtained by combining medication and cognitive behaviour therapy. Click here to read more...

* Galaxia Playcenter

If you are looking for a place to meet other moms, have the kids burn off some energy or just want to escape the heat or the rain, then you must try Galaxia Playcenter, located in Guadalmina in San Pedro de Alcántara.

This 1,150 square meter playcenter keeps the kids busy and offers mommy and me playgroups to give you a chance to meet other like-minded moms. I´ll be headed out there myself next week when I take care of my 15 month old and 7 year old nephews. See you there! Click here to read more...

* Alarm systems in Marbella

One of our readers needs a bit of help choosing an alarm system company in Marbella, maybe you could help him out.

He says: “I am looking to install an alarm system for my home. I've been approached by ADT. Does anyone have any experience with this company? I'd be interested in any recommendations on security companies for Marbella/San Pedro de Alcantara.” Click here to read more...

* San Pedro church mass schedule

One of our readers asks: “Can you tell me what times are masses on Saturday evening in the main catholic church in San Pedro...many thanks in anticipation.”

We´ve done the research and have come up with the schedule, so if you need it, take a look at this page. Click here to read more...

* Marbella car rental

Have your tickets purchased and bags packed, but still need to rent a car? Check out our advice on how and where to find a car to hire while on holiday on the Costa del Sol. There are so many choices out there. Click here to read more...

* What to do with teenagers on the Costa del Sol?

This question seems to get asked more than any others. One of our readers asks: “Me and my husband are going to puerto banus in July , We are bringing my daughter who is 15 and her friend who is also 15 .. we will be staying in the same apartment block as there 2 other friends . Im just very worried because ive been looking up review on tripadvisor and theres alot of bad reviews saying that theres alot of prostitutes and the russian mafia is in puerto banus blahh blah blah .. i was just wondering could i have your personal view of puerto banus and have you any tips for a nice holiday ? “

We´ve given our opinion, but maybe you have your own. Please comment if you have something to say, whether or not you agree with us. We are very curious to hear what you do with your teenagers as we are fast approaching this phase ourselves! Click here if you are interested...

* Argentinian restaurant La Rosa

We´ve recently got some nice reviews for the Argentinian restaurant La Rosa. It´s located in Guadalmina and offers a lovely menu in a nice atmosphere. Please take a look at the reviews if you would like to try it out. And feel free to comment if you´ve been there already. We value each and every comment we get. Click here to read more...

* Social dressage competition

If you´re looking for something to do on a Saturday afternoon, why not spend the day watching beautiful horses at the Social Dressage Competition at the Estepona riding school Escuela de Arte Ecuestra. This is a lovely venue with a great restaurant on premise, so if you can´t check it out on Saturday, go any time to see what it´s all about. You won´t be disappointed. Click here to read more...

* Costa Women fashion show

Costa Women presents the Spring/Summer 2011 fashion show on Thursday May 19, 2011 at 8:00pm at the Loft Lounge Bar in Calahonda.

This fashion show promises to be an exciting event with makeup by Aila using Oriflame products, hair by Anita from Beauty Services Marbella and Coco´s shoes and fashion. Click here to read more...

* Marbella Tobacco Free fun run

The San Pedro Athletic Club, in collaboration with the Municipal Social Affairs and Solidarity Marbella, is organizing a the VI Fun Run "Tabacco-free Marbella" on Sunday May 29, 2011 starting at 11:00am.

This non-competitive race is open to all ages and categories and covers a distance of 4 km. The race starts and finishes at Parque de la Alameda and gifts will be raffled between all participants. Click here to read more...

* Saturday at the Marbella Contemporary Art Museum

The Museo del Grabado Español Contemporáneo (Museum of Contemporary Spanish Printmaking) is holding a special event titled "Saturdays at the Museum" that includes sessions on printmaking. The next event is a workshop led by Ana Ortiz on "monotypes" (monotipos) held on Saturday May 21, 2011 from 10:30am to 1:30pm. Click here to read more...

* Municipal Band plays in Marbella on Sunday

The Municipal Band (Banda Municipal de Música) is giving a concert this Sunday, May 15th at 1:00pm in the gazebo of the Paseo de la Alameda as well as on the following Saturday, May 21, at 7:00pm in the Plaza de la Iglesia in San Pedro Alcántara.

* Classic car show

If you enjoy vintage vehicles, you won´t want to miss the Classics on Wheels® Classic Car Show in Nueva Andalucia, Marbella on June 26th. This event organised and hosted by the American Classic Car Owners Club Costa del Sol will feature live entertainment, BBQ and cold drinks as well as incredible classic cars from all over the world. The show celebrates all makes and models, veteran, the vintage and the classics, with a diverse display classic car and more ranging from the most accessible popular classics through to the thoroughly outrageous and rare exotica. Click here to read more...

* Family nature walk on Sunday

Get outdoors and take a hike with the kids! Marbella Town Hall is organizing a special Family Day walk to Miradores de Juanar for beginners on Sunday May 15th. This 6km walk is only 6 euros and is a fun healthy way to spend your Sunday. Click here to read more...

* Calahonda children´s fair

Entertain the kids all day on Sunday at the Calahonda children´s fair. A fun day out for all the family 11am - 6pm, Sunday 15th May 2011 at the Parque Infantil (children´s park), Avenida de Espana, Calahonda. This event aims to raise as much money as possible for the Children's Oncology Department in Malaga Hospital. Click here to read more...

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Thank you... and see you next Friday.
Marbella Family

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