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Marbella Family Fun Weekly Newsletter -- February 28, 2014
February 28, 2014
Marbella Family Fun update - Friday February 28, 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 February 28th until Thursday March 6th.
Cines Gran Marbella Puerto Banus:
Fuengirola Cinesur Miramar:
Plaza Mayor Malaga:
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.
* Sotogrande International School IB information meeting
Sotogrande International School is running a special information event on Wednesday 5th March 18.00-19.00, to give pre-school parents an insight into the International Baccalaureate’s (IB) primary programme, the IB’s approach to learning for younger children and the pathway to further education in Spain and abroad. This is a chance to ask questions and find out more about this education system prior to choosing a primary school. Click here to read more…
TIP: Sotogrande is great about keeping in touch with parents and students. Check out their Facebook wall for all the latest news.
* Marbella attractions
Discover fun Marbella attractions that will please the entire family. Whether you're in Marbella for a holiday or you're based here permanently, chances are you probably have only scratched the surface of what this extraordinary part of Europe has to offer. Click here to read more…
* Russian film festival
We have been informed of a Russian Film Festival playing at the Cines Gran Marbella Puerto Banus cinema. This may disrupt their scheduled movie times, so please call ahead if you are going to this theatre. Click here to read more…
* Marbella Carnival
Enjoy the last few days of Marbella Carnival with the whole family. This is the last weekend to get dressed up and get out there for some local fun. Click here to read more…
TIP: For more upcoming festivals on the Costa del Sol, check out the Festivals Guide.
* Fiat garage
One of our readers is looking for the nearest Fiat garage and asks:
”Please could you let me know of a Fiat service centre in the Marbella area.”
We have an answer for you if you are also looking for the Fiat service center. Or, add a comment if you have a better recommendation. Click here to read more…
* Happy Andalucia Day
Today is Andalusia Day, Día de Andalucía! This holiday is celebrated only in the region of Andalucia to commemorate the referendum for Andalucia to become an autonomous community within Spain, which was held on February 28, 1980. This day is celebrated every year on February 28th. Click here to read more…
TIP: Schools and most businesses are closed or have shortened hours on this day, so be sure to check opening hours of any business before you head out.
* C’est La Vie restaurant
Restaurant critic Morris Bishop is on a roll checking out all the local restaurants in town. This time he reviews C’est La Vie restaurant in San Pedro. Check out what he has to say about this eatery:
”After just 5 months. TANINO’s, the restaurant that I reviewed in September 2013 has changed hands, changed its name, changed the chef, and completely revised the menu.” Click here to read more…
TIP: Check out more family friendly restaurants in town in the Marbella Restaurant Guide.
* International Women’s Day fayre
Passion Studio, in association with Costa Women, are putting together an International Women's Day Fayre at Tamisa Golf Hotel on 8th March.
The Fayre will feature 30+ stalls showing their products and services, to be followed by Business Networking for all attendees and then a fashion show from Boutique Romano Fuengirola and entertainment from Funky Vocals. Click here to read more…
TIP: For more local events, check out the Calendar to see what’s coming up.
* International Women’s Day lunch
Join the International Women's Day celebration with truly International Costa Women's community where women members have joined us from 57 different countries.
The lunch will be at El Corte Inglés (Hipercor), Mijas with some surprises and lots of fun guaranteed! Click here to read more…
* Manchego cheese
One of our readers is interested in Spanish cheese and asks:
”I just discovered Manchego cheese. What are the different types? What is best to take back home?”
El queso Manchego or Manchego cheese is a gastronomic specialty of Spain. Contrary to most cheeses, which are made with cow or goat milk, the Manchego is made with the milk of ewes from la Mancha region, in the center of Spain. Click here to read more…
* Jabugo Spanish ham
One of our readers is interested in Spanish ham and asks:
”Is Jabugo the best quality of Serrano hams?”
The Jabugo ham is not classified as a Serrano ham.
There are two main types of Spanish cured ham: the jamón Serrano made from white pigs and the jamón Iberico made from black Iberian pigs, also called jamón de pata negra. Click here to read more…
* Malaga airport parking
One of our readers needs information on airport parking and asks:
” There are many overnight parking at Malaga airport. Can you recommend a good one?”
We’ve got some great options for you from our reader recommendations, so take a look if you need some advice. Or, add to our growing list of airport parking lots if you have one to recommend. Click here to read more…
* Marbella outdoor furniture
Some of us are already anticipating Spring and Summer and are looking for outdoor furniture. One of our readers asks:
”Best place for outdoor furniture in Marbella like on bikini beach ?”
We’ve got some great options for you from our reader recommendations, so take a look if you need some advice. Or, add to our growing list if you have somewhere to recommend. Click here to read more…
* Advertise with us
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