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Marbella Family Fun Weekly Newsletter -- September 13, 2013
September 13, 2013

Marbella Family Fun update - Friday September 13, 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 September 13th until Thursday September 19th.

Cines Gran Marbella Puerto Banus:
White House Down

Fuengirola Cinesur Miramar:
White House Down

Plaza Mayor Malaga:
White House Down
The Chronicles of Riddick
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
The Place Beyond the Pines
Pain & Gain
The Lone Ranger
Kick-Ass 2
World War Z
Monsters University
Despicable Me 2
One Direction: This Is Us
One Direction: This Is Us (3D)

Click here to find movie times and locations...

* Dance Marbella

Don't miss the Dance Marbella grand opening on Saturday September 14th at at 16:00. Enjoy a free show, snacks, free class, fun atmosphere and great music. Located at Princess Studios in Nueva Andalucia, these children's latin and ballroom dance classes are led by professional dancer Nadia Stepochkina. Click here to read more…

TIP: This is a great opportunity to see what after school fun Dance Marbella can offer your kids this trimester.

* Club de Conversación

Now that the kids are back in school it is time to sign up to Spanish language classes and really learn the language. We have the greatest reviews from Club de Conversación that are motivating and inspirational. This is a totally innovative system that works better than traditional language courses.

If you have tried everything else without much success, check out Club de Conversación. You won’t be disappointed. Click here to read more…

TIP: English and Spanish courses are available with qualified native speakers.

* Costa Water Park

Summer may be over, but Costa Water Park is still going strong! This is the biggest attraction to hit Marbella with plenty of fun for kids and adults on 800 sq meters of water slides, trampolines, jumping cushions, climbing walls and much more.

We have been hearing loads of great things about Costa Water Park all summer long. Try it! Click here to read more…

TIP: The park is open every day until October 1.

* Wing Chun martial arts

Once again, we get the most amazing reviews for Wing Chun Marbella, where kids and adults can learn this effective style of kung fu led by a master in the art.

Some of the descriptions we received: "Devastatingly powerful", "Passionate, honest & humble Sifu" and "I am hooked". Wing Chun is for both children and adults, so check it out if you are looking for something new to get into. Click here to read more…

TIP: Conveniently located in Marbella with ample parking and easy access from the A-7 highway.

* C.F. Inter Marbella

C.F. Inter Marbella is delighted to welcome Director of Football and current Wales U-21 coach Jeff Wood to the club.

Training is now taking place every Tuesday and Thursday at Estadio Santa Maria, Las Chapas from 5pm for boys and girls of all ages and levels of ability. Click here to read more…

TIP: There is going to be one heck of a girls team, so take your daughters out if they want to try.

* Pure Skin Beauty

Treat your skin to a well deserved after summer facial at Pure Skin Beauty in Nueva Andalucia. They've got Heaven's Organic Bee Venom Facial, which is one of the latest beauty trends as well as all of the latest treatments used by A list celebrities that are highly effective and guarantee a noticeable difference in your skin. Click here to read more...

TIP: We love their oxygen facials and know many others who do too. Try it!

* Pilates at the Wellness Studio

Kids are back in school and it's now time to start taking care of ourselves after a long summer. How about trying pilates at the Wellness Studio at Los Naranjos Golf Club? Pilates is so beneficial, not only for the body, but the mind and soul, too. Click here to read more…

TIP: This is a beautiful space to train and the instructor Sofie is first class.

* Mac computer classes

Marbella Mac Solutions has a new schedule out for those who want to learn Mac basics to advanced techniques for creating documents and photos. First class September 23rd - Basics. Click here to read more…

TIP: We have tried these classes before and can highly recommend them.

* School uniforms

Kids are slowly getting back to school, but parents are scrambling to get school uniforms. Some of us are overwhelmed by the prices of these items and are more inclined to buy second hand, recycle or sell some of our used, but in-good-condition, uniforms.

Check out the Marbella School Uniform Forum to find what's out there or post a request for items you may need. Click here to read more…

TIP: Be sure to label your clothes. Check out HFG Labeling Services if you want them personalized.

* Health First Studio

Get personalized training and small group classes for boys and girls at Health First Studio. Qualified instructors specialize in children identifying their needs, capabilities and limitations in a critical stage of growth.

All classes, no matter how large or small are individualized for each client to reach their personal goals. Adult and senior training is available too. Highly recommended! Click here to read more...

TIP: Our whole family has been training here for years and we are very satisfied clients! We all made it to the summit of Kilimanjaro thanks to Health First, so couldn’t ask for more.

* Need second hand car

One of our readers needs a car and asks: ”I am looking for a second-hand family car. 5-door, wagon or small SUV. If anyone has something to offer, please let me know.”

If you would like to upgrade your vehicle or need to get rid of your old one, let us know or share this link with someone who may be interested. Click here to read more…

* Tourism Day

Tomorrow don't miss Tourism Day in San Pedro and Marbella. The festivities will start at 8:00pm offering locals and visitors the chance to taste traditional "espetos", sardines cooked on a stick, and other summer delicacies from each chiringuito (beach restaurant) that participates in the event. Click here to read more…

* Looking for upholsterer

One of our readers would like a recommendation and asks, ”I have two "DURESTA" sofas which need to be completely reupholstered, including new seat and back cushions and new castors.

In England they have a list of registered upholsterers belonging to the Guild of Master Upholsterers and I would be grateful if anyone can recommend someone similarly qualified working in the Malaga region.”

We have one recommendation for you if you are also looking for an upholsterer, so check it out. Or add to our list. The more recommendations we have, the more options we have for our readers. Click here to read more…

* Elite Fitness Academy

If you are looking for a fitness course to improve your skills and become a qualified fitness instructor, check out the Elite Fitness Academy. A number of different fitness courses are being offered including the well recognized CYQ qualifications as well as distance learning courses. Click here to read more…

TIP: First class starts Saturday September 14.

* 3 Million Club

Please join Marbella Family Fun who are working to eradicate child mortality due to malnutrition.

The 3 Million Club is a humanitarian initiative set in motion by people struck by the tragedy of child starvation and the belief that it can be avoided thanks to new approaches and technologies.

OBJECTIVE: To stop the clock on child mortality due to malnutrition by 2020.

PLAN: To take the local food bank concept to a global audience by using the infrastructure of existing social enterprises, and by-passing traditional fund-raising intermediaries.

Click here to read more…

TIP: Would you like to be an Ambassador of the 3 Million Club? Contact franck@3million club or to get involved!

* Looking for bass guitar teacher

Two of our readers would like a recommendation. One asks, ”Can anyone recommend a guitar instructor. Looking for a teacher that teached classical acoustic guitar in and around the Marbella East area. Thank you!”

The other asks, ”I am looking for a bass guitar teacher for private classes in San Pedro.”

We don’t have any recommendations yet, so please let us know if you have anyone you can recommend. Click here to read more…

* Gardener needed

One of our readers needs help in the garden and asks, ”Looking for a young, motivated, experienced gardener to join maintenance team. Legal papers for contract necessary. Fluent English, some Spanish and a driving license essential.”

If this is you, reply asap here. Or share this link with someone who may be interested. Click here to read more…

* Nanny/Housekeeper looking for work

One of our readers is looking for extra work for her nanny for whom she has very nice things to say: ”Our nanny Almira has been working with us the last 3 years, and since our son will be going to school from now on, she would like to offer her services and experience to another family in the morning. She will keep on working with us in the afternoon.”

If you are looking for help around the house and with the kids, contact Frederique or Almira asap. I have a feeling this lady is going to find work quickly! Click here to read more…

* After school activities

Marbella Clubs, classes and after school activities will keep your kids busy, entertained and engaged in learning new skills. There are plenty of Marbella kids classes offered in and around town as well as other groups and clubs scattered all throughout the Costa del Sol. Check out what extracurricular fun your kids can get involved in this year! Click here to read more…

TIP: If you have a club or after school activity that you would like to tell others about, contact us or look at our listing price.

* Tanino restaurant San Pedro

Our favorite restaurant critic Morris Bishop is back! This time he reviews the newly opened Tanino in San Pedro.

”We have just got back from a three month summer holiday in the UK only to find that one of our sister-in-laws and her partner were holidaying on the Costa, and we duly dined with them that evening.

They described a restaurant that they had lunched and dined at in San Pedro called Tanino. We eventually fathomed out where it was, and on Friday we lunched there...” Click here to read more…

* Kitten urgently needs home

Another abandoned animal is looking for a home. If you cannot take her in, please share the link: ” This beauty needs a lovely family. She is 6 and half weeks and was abandoned by her owner together with her mother cat. She is very playful, sweet and social. She eats alone and already uses the sanitary box.

Please I need help to find her a home.”

If you are interested, contact Marisa. Or share this link with someone who may be interested to take her or help forward the message. Click here to read more…

* Marbella Blog

We receive so many updates on our site, that we can’t possibly fit them all in one newsletter. Take a moment to click on the Marbella Blog to find even more information about Marbella and the Costa del Sol. Click here to read more…

TIP: The MFF Facebook wall is also packed with extra information.

* Luna Mora Festival

This is the last weekend of the Luna Mora Festival - a cultural event that takes place over two weekends (September 6,7 and 13, 14) in the village of Guaro, which is situated in the Sierra de las Nieves natural reserve park near Monda, just 15 - 20 minutes from Marbella.

One of the biggest attractions of the festival is that the whole village of Guaro is illuminated with 20,000 candles, which makes for a very surreal and beautiful ambiance bringing the village to life at night. Click here to read more…

* Frankenstein “the musical”

“Frankestein. El nuevo musical” (Frankenstein. The New Musical) is playing on Saturday September 14 at 21.00 at the theatre: Teatro ‘Ciudad de Marbella’. Tickets may be purchased at El Corte Ingles department store or at the theatre box office.Click here to read more…

* 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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