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Marbella Family Fun Weekly Newsletter -- March 15, 2013
March 15, 2013

Marbella Family Fun update - Friday March 15, 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 March 15th until Thursday March 21st

Cines Gran Marbella Puerto Banus:
Unfortunately Cines Gran Marbella has not updated its website at time of publication. Please visit the English movie listing at a later time where we will publish the new movie schedule for this cinema as soon as possible.

Fuengirola Cinesur Miramar:
Oz, the Great and Powerful
Anna Karenina

Plaza Mayor Malaga:
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters
Beautiful Creatures
Anna Karenina
Oz, the Great and Powerful
Django Unchained
The Paperboy
The Art of Flight
Click here to find movie times and locations...

* The Multisports Club

Easter is right around the corner and The Multisports Club is offering a great way to keep the kids busy during the holidays with their fun and flexible sport camp for kids of all ages. From March 24 until April 12 drop off the the kids to burn off some energy with a bouncy castle, trampoline, table-tennis, football, tennis, hockey, arts and crafts and lots of fun games. Click here to read more...

TIP: The Multisports Club has a very flexible pay and play service. 5 euro per hour or 85 euro per week.

* Wing Chun Marbella

Classes in wing chun are really popular these days. This is a highly effective martial art for self defence. There are some amazing teachers and a fantastic group of students with the Wing Chun Marbella Club. Just read some of these reviews! Click here to read more…

TIP: Classes are held in both Marbella and Calahonda.

* Father’s Day

Mother’s Day was celebrated last weekend in the UK, but Father’s Day is celebrated in Spain on Tuesday March 19th. You may have noticed Father’s Day specials offered in stores and restaurants, so pick up something for dad and take him out for a nice meal. Surprise him! Click here to read more…

* Temporary mobile phone

One of our holiday makers is looking for some help and asks, ”My family and I will be in Marbella for the month of July. My husband requires a local mobile phone. does anyone know how I can get one in advance? Thank You.”

We’ve got some answers for you if you are also visiting from abroad and would like to have a way to communicate locally at a reasonable price. If you have some other suggestions, please add a comment! Click here to read more...

TIP: Mobile phone charges from international mobile phones are very costly. Turn off your roaming and keep telephone calls short or text.

* Looking for a painter/plasterer

One of our readers is looking for a recommendation and asks, ”I am looking for a Experienced Plaster/Painter. A person that will clean up after their work is done for the day. Can anyone recommend someone that they have used in the past. Thank you”

We have a recommendation for you if you are also looking for some help, or please add a comment. We can always use more recommendations. Click here to read more...

TIP: If you are offering construction services and looking for more work, feel free to create a listing on the Marbella Job Board. It’s free!

* Where to buy mattresses

Have you ever had a hard time finding the right size mattress? Then you’re not the only one or maybe you can help out this reader who asks, ”Hello, I am looking to buy a mattress (180 cm x 200 cm) at a decent price. Any ideas where I can find this size mattress in Marbella?? Thanks”

Doesn’t seem to be too difficult, so check out some of the comments we received. Click here to read more…

TIP: No question is too big, too small or too silly. Just ask! You can also post on our Facebook wall where we often get quick answers.

* Easter events in Marbella

Take a look at some of the fun things your kids can do during Easter break in Marbella. If you have a camp, event or fun activity that you would like to include on this page, tell us about it or create a page of your own. Our readers want to know. Click here to read more...

* Easter in Spain

Semana Santa also known as Easter Week or Holy Week, is a holiday in Spain filled with rich religious fanfare, culture, parades and music. This is an event you won't want to miss during your Spain holiday. This year it is celebrated March 24 to March 31. Click here to read more…

* Moving boxes

One of our readers is looking for a bit of help and asks, ”We are in the process of moving back to the UK from Marbella. Does anyone know a good removal box supplier in the area. Thank you for you help.”

We’ve got a great turnout to this question, so take a look if you also need some boxes. Click here to read more…

* St. Patrick’s Day Festival

On Sunday 17th March, the Irish Club Marbella will host the inaugural St Patrick's Day festival in conjunction with Marbella Town Hall. It will take place on the Terraces overlooking Marbella marina (Las Terrazas de Puerto Deportivo Marbella) in celebration of Ireland's national day. Click here to read more…

* Pool safety fence

Are you visiting your holiday home this summer? Do you have a safety fence around your pool? If not, you may want to erect one to create a protective barrier around your swimming pool and keep kids safe. Advasol Solutions can provide pool fences in a very short period of time. It may give you peace of mind and avoid tragic loss of life. Click here to read more…

TIP: Please remember that there is NEVER any substitution for parental supervision and common sense.

* Musical concert in San Pedro

If you enjoy works by Handel, Mendelssohn and Bach, you will enjoy the upcoming concert in San Pedro de Alcantara on March 22. Music by Rossini, Mozart, Puccini, Bizet, Delibes, Verdi, and Pergolesi will also be played. These are some of the most beautiful sacred arias ever written.

Tickets only 15 euro. Click here to read more…

* Art exhibition in Fuengirola

Join the Black & White Association at the International Art Exhibition March 1 - 21 in Fuengirola.

On March 21st celebrate the International Day Against Racism with a special event that includes conferences, live music, football players from Malaga, personalties from Fundacion, Malaga and Central Ciudadana, artists and much more. Click here to read more…

* Easter boat fair

If you are a fan of boats and yachts, you don’t want to miss the Easter boat fair in Puerto Banus held from March 28 to April 1. An estimated 100 boats, from 17 to 84 feet, are expected to be present. The port will be bustling during this time, so it’s a fun time to go and dream of your next yacht...or buy the boat of your dreams. Click here to read more…

* Finding tennis partners

Whether you are on holiday or living in Marbella full time, it is always good to have a tennis partner to hit a few balls on the tennis court. But how do you find them? Here is one solution: Just send an inquiry to the social tennis club of Marbella and they can organize games for you from San Pedro to Elviria. Click here to read more…

* Seder night

One of our readers needs a bit of help and asks, ”Does anyone know if there are any Seder nights being held in Marbella other than the one at Beth El Real synagogue.”

If you will be spending Passover on the Costa del Sol this year (Tuesday March 26th until Monday, April 1st), take a look at the options. If you know of other areas to celebrate seder, please add a comment. Our readers will appreciate it. Click here to read more…

* Running shops in Marbella

One of our readers asks, ”Looking for quality shop for runners (need new pair of shoes). Any body seen this one? =)”

We’ve got a few suggestions, so take a look if you need to pick up some running gear too. Or give us your recommendations. The more choices out there, the better! Click here to read more…

* Babysitting on the Costa del Sol

We have some new listings for babysitting across the Costa del Sol. Even a “bearbysitter”. Not sure what that is? Then click here.

If you are looking for a babysitter while on holiday or even if you live here, check out the listings on our Marbella Job Board. Or post your own details if you are looking for work. Click here to read more…

TIP: Marbella Family Fun does not have experience with any of these sitters, so please check references before leaving your child with any child minder.

* Flamenco fashion show

If you like fashion and flamenco, don't miss El III Salón Internacional de Moda ‘Marbella Flamenca’ (International Fashion Show "Marbella Flamenca") March 15 and 16 at La Cañada commercial center.

Visit 7 different expositions from 10am to 10pm. Catwalks at 6pm on both the 15th and 16th. Click here to read more…

* Easter shopping hours

We recently contacted El Corte Ingles shopping center customer service and they say that the store will be open all throughout the Easter holiday, with the exception of Sundays. La Cañada commercial center follows the same schedule as El Corte Inglés, so you can get your shopping done at both centers all holiday long. Click here to read more…

* Pegga Pig visits San Pedro

On Friday March 15 at 6:00pm, Peppa Pig will be visiting Nobel Bookstore in San Pedro de Alcantara. Calle Lagasca, 39. Click here to read more…

* Easter events Marbella

We are currently updating our page on Easter events in Marbella. If you have an event to promote or know of one, tell us about it. Our readers are always looking places to go and things to do with the kids during this holiday. 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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