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Marbella Family Fun Weekly Newsletter -- November 29, 2013
November 29, 2013

Marbella Family Fun update - Friday November 29, 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 November 29th until Thursday December 5th.

Cines Gran Marbella Puerto Banus:
Last Vegas

Fuengirola Cinesur Miramar:
The Counselor
Blue Jasmine
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Plaza Mayor Malaga:
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Blue Jasmine
Thor: The Dark World
The Counselor
The Butler

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. Click here to find movie times and locations...

* Swans International School

Swans International School Marbella is not only a great school that strives for high academic standards, but also teaches its students the importance of community and helping others in crisis.

Swans Primary school held a bake sale and donated all the proceeds to help those affected by the recent typhoons in the Philippines.

Swans International School aims to provide a rich environment for the development of well-educated, confident and caring young people who are committed to making a significant contribution to the world in which they live, helping them to develop into considerate, principled and active members of society. Click here to read more…

TIP: Founded in 1971, Swans is one of the oldest international schools on the coast.

* Funtastic Gymnastics

We just found out Funtastic Gymnastics is now holding acrobatic gymnastics at Laude San Pedro. This is a great after school activity for kids to learn gymnastics skills whilst developing flexibility, co-ordination, strength and total body control. Classes are taught by professionals in the industry - a British national gymnast and a sports specific personal trainer. Check it out! Click here to read more…

TIP: Convenient location with easy parking.

* Osaka Japanese restaurant

We love our sushi nights at Osaka Japanese restaurant in Cancelada. The food is fresh, the service is warm and friendly and the prices are reasonable. Osaka is definitely worth trying if you like sushi or want to entertain the kids at the tepanyaki table. You won't regret it.Click here to read more…

TIP: It’s kid friendly here! They have high chairs, children’s chopsticks and a lollipop or toy after the meal.

* Zoroastro Catering

With the holidays coming up, you may want to consider catering with Zoroastro: Persian and Armenian catering in Marbella. The exotic delights created by master chef Massi are out of this world that will impress your guests and leave you stress free. Book early to avoid disappointment and get one more thing out of the way for the Christmas season. Click here to read more…

* Visit Madrid

Our family had a lovely trip to Madrid from Marbella and we think some of our experiences would be a bit helpful for our readers who may be thinking of a similar holiday. Madrid is a beautiful city and located only 2 hours 40 minutes by train from Marbella. Click here to read more…

* Malaga Segway tours

Next time you visit Malaga, why not try out the segway tours and check out the city for an hour or two. Take a tour guide and be shown around the beautiful pedestrian parts of the old town, as well as the Paseo Maritimo and lush gardens all around. Click here to read more…

TIP: Malaga is also a great place to shop, visit museums and see shows, concerts and more.

* White village tour

Taking a tour of Andalucia white villages (pueblos blancos) is a great way to explore Spain with the family. Follow our recommended route of the Pueblos Blancos from Marbella to hit the best villages and make the most of your trip. Click here to read more…

TIP: Have you been to some of these villages? Tell us about it and share your experience.

* Pure Skin Beauty supports charity

A big welcome to Pure Skin Beauty for joining the 3 Million Club - a humanitarian initiative started by Marbella residents to eradicate child mortality due to malnutrition by 2020. What an awesome goal!

Marbella Family Fun is a sponsor of the 3 Million Club and we pledge to spread the word about this incredible cause. Click here to read more and join the club…

TIP: Pure Skin Beauty offers the most advanced technology in facials and skin care. Support businesses that support good causes.

* A Brief History of Marbella

Before you head out for your holiday to Marbella, brush up on a brief history of this beautiful city that was once called....can you guess? Click here to read more…

* Antioxidant scan

Learn how to prevent cancer and other cardiovascular diseases when you take your antioxidant health score with the Biophotonic Scanner.

On Sunday December 1 from 11:00am to 2:00pm you are invited to Health First Studio in La Campana, Marbella to have your antioxident levels tested with this Nobel prize winning scanner. Click here to read more...

* Baby travel system

Need a new pram? Paco is selling a City Travel System from the spanish brand NGE. Aluminium chassis with carry cot pram + stroller and car seat 0+. All washable materials and easy to assemble and disassemble. Colours available grey and black.

For only 395 euro Click here to read more…

TIP: Got something to sell? Tell us what you got!

* Christmas and New Years Events

The city decorations are hung and we are all feeling the Christmas spirit now. Check out the Marbella Christmas & New Years Events page to find holiday specials, events and more. If you have an event share, please tell us about it and we will include it in our Marbella Christmas & New Years Events page and Calendar of events.

* Christmas concerts

The Choir and Orchestra, Collegium Musicum Costa del Sol, conducted by Annemarie Philipps, takes great pleasure in inviting all lovers of classical music to their annual Christmas concerts. One held in Benalmádena, the other in Marbella Old Town. Click here to read more…

TIP: Check out our Marbella Christmas events page for more concerts, fairs, specials and more.

* Healing Arts Festival

On November 30 and December 1, 2013 don't miss the Festival Arte Sano - a San Pedro healing arts festival held at the Carpa Municipal in San Pedro Alcántara. There will be an extensive program of activities, lectures and free performances for all audiences. Click here to read more…

TIP: Bring the kids, because there will also be an area for younger children with workshops, entertainment and yummy food.

* Florist looking for work

If you need help in your shop or need someone to arrange flowers for an event, consider Edit.

”I'm a qualified florist I would like to find a job to give my abilities and work in a great team. I have experience and references.”

If this is for you, check it out. Or pass on this link to someone who may be interested. Click here to read more…

* Sign writing shop

One of our readers is looking for a recommendation and asks,

”Can anyone recommend a sign writer to paint the name on the exterior of our new shop?”

We got one recommendation, but would love to hear more from you. Take a look if you also need a sign making service. Or add to our growing list if you have someone you can recommend. Click here to read more…

* Looking for personal trainers

The Mission Personal Training Studios (London) is opening a new studio in the Marbella area in January 2014. They are looking for experienced, degree-level Personal Trainers with a sports or martial arts background. Must be able to speak both Spanish & English and live locally to Marbella. Click here to read more…

* Thank you!

We would like to extend a big THANK YOU to all of our readers and fans for all your support. You have been there to advise, recommend and comment throughout all the years. Here are just a few of our testimonials that you have given us.Click here to read more…

TIP: You guys are the BEST!

* Indoor activities

Rain or shine, here are few of our favorite places to visit indoors while on the Costa del Sol. Nothing will stop us from having fun! Click here to read more…

* Need curtains

One of our readers is looking for a recommendation and asks,

”I need new curtains made in San Pedro. Anybody know a reliable person or shop? michael”

Got a place you can recommend? Leave a comment and Michael will be informed.Click here to read more…

* Looking to hire

Leander is looking to hire and announces:

”We are looking for someone to work part time in our small travel agency based in San Pedro. Requirements are to speak perfect English and be very fluent with the use of computer and internet / website applications.

Job would be replying to clients that are interested in joining one of our destinations, as well as the creation of new travel packages in the kitesurfing tourism world.”

Interested? Contact Leander asap, or pass on refer a friend who may need it! Click here to read more…

* Pampered kids

A UK based television show is looking for families and asks:

”Looking for amazing families to take part in a brand new TV show about pampered kids. Are you a family from the UK living in Marbella? We want to hear from you!

Are you hoping your child could have a future in modeling or the entertainment industry?

Do you spend money on designer clothes for your kids?

Do your children wear make-up or have other beauty treatments?

If your daughter is a budding pop princess, or your son the next Justin Bieber we want to hear from you.”

Want to get involved? Contact Cleo as soon as possible. Click here to read more…

* Kangen Water

Learn about benefits of drinking alkaline oxidized healthy water on Sunday December 1st from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at Magna Cafe Nueva Andalucia Marbella.

Or pop along even for an hour to learn how this amazing water improves health, cleaning and cooking! Click here to read more…

TIP: Like taking care of yourself? Check out our guide on Health and Fitness for more ways to stay healthy.

* English air condition service

One of our readers needs a recommendation and asks:

”Does anybody know a good English speaking air con guy that could come and look at my house! I feel I'm being taken advantage of with the man who has been recommended to me. Any help would be greatly appreciated, I'm in San Pedro alcantara!”

We got loads of recommendations from our readers (thank you!), so check it out if you also need this service. Or add to our growing list. The more options we have, the better. Click here to read more…

* Equestrian exhibition

On Saturday November 30, check out the I Exhibición Ecuestre Ciudad de Marbella (Equestrian Exhibition) starting at 17:00 at Parque Arroyo Primero in Marbella and ending around 19:00. Click here to read more…

* Aloha College Christmas bazaar

On Saturday 30 November Aloha College will be holding its annual Xmas Bazaar at the school in El Angel, Nueva Andalucia, next to Aloha Golf, between 11:00 and 16:00 h. At the event, you will be able to buy Xmas gifts and decorations, cakes and other goodies, and try all the different international dishes prepared by Aloha parents. Click here to read more…

* Advertise with us

Does your business need a boost? Looking for a way to promote your family friendly business or event? Consider advertising with to reach the audience you need. We have a wide variety of packages to choose from to list and promote qualified businesses, services and events. 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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