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Marbella Family Fun Weekly Newsletter -- November 30, 2012
November 30, 2012

Marbella Family Fun update - Friday November 30, 2012

* 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 30th until Thursday December 6th.

Cines Gran Marbella Puerto Banus:
Skyfall 007
Life of Pi

Fuengirola Cinesur Miramar:
Skyfall 007
Twilight - Breaking Dawn Part 2
Life of Pi

Plaza Mayor Malaga:
Skyfall 007
Life of Pi
Life of Pi 3D
The Impossible
Twilight - Breaking Dawn Part 2

Click here to find movie times and locations...

* Swans International School

Swans International School is one of the longest running schools in Marbella. They follow the British Curriculum for students 3 - 18 years old and offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB) in the Sixth Form. It's one of the few schools on the coast with an indoor swimming pool and excellent facilities. Click here to read more…

TIP: Don't miss the Christmas fair on December 14th from 1pm to 4pm.

* QI Sport

Have you tried the Corebar class at QI Sport gym yet? An amazing cardio workout exclusively held at QI Sport conveniently located in urbanization La Alzambra in Puerto Banus.

Get energized with classes in aerobics, spinning, toning, step, strength, corebar, pilates, GAP, zumba, boxing and yoga. All the activities have three different levels so whether you are a beginner or a seasoned professional, you are sure to find what you are looking for. Join QI sport whether you live here full time or are on holiday and need a place to work out for a day or two. Flexible payment programs. Click here to read more...

TIP: 20C 20T 20E - 20min cardio, 20min toning, 20min stretch is a popular class at 10:30 Monday mornings.

* Club de Conversación

Once again, I get a raving review about Club de Conversación! These informal language classes are very popular with the expat community here in Marbella. Just read our reviews to get an idea of what others have to say about this fun relaxed way of learning Spanish.

This is not your ordinary Spanish language class! Click here to read more...

* Laude San Pedro International School

Laude San Pedro International School offers an enhanced English National Curriculum with a strong focus on developing fluency in Spanish as a Second Language for children as young as two to 18 years old. Laude is one of the only schools on the coast offering both Spanish Bachillerato as well as AS and full A levels, with provision made for entry into UK and Spanish universities. Laude is a truly international school hosting over 500 students from over 40 countries. Click here to read more...

TIP: Don't miss the annual Christmas Fayre on December 5th from 3:30 to 5:30pm.

* Charity bazaar at NuFluid in Elviria

On Friday 30th November from 1pm there will be a Christmas Fayre in aid of Casa Abril Children's Home in San Roque. The aim of the day is to raise money to buy Christmas presents and treats for the kids... There will be stalls selling Christmas Fair...Cakes, Toys, Cards, Decorations, Jewellery, Perfume, Clothes, Popcorn and Candy Floss and much more. Click here to read more...

TIP: Kids program starts at 6:00pm with clowns, games, kids tombola and more.

* Christmas events in Marbella

Christmas is just around the corner and our Marbella Christmas events page continues to grow. Check it out to find all of the latest updates. If you have an event you would like to let others know about, create a page on our site. It’s free and easy.

If you would like us to do the work for you, take a look at our listing prices and contact us with the details or just reply to this newsletter email address. We will get the word out for you. Click here to read more...

* Christmas flamenco concert

Christmas flamenco concert ‘De Jerez a Belén’ will be held on December 20th starting at 20.30 at the Palacio de Ferias y Congresos in Marbella to raise funds for the charity Asociación Española Contra el Cáncer (Spanish Association Against Cancer). Tickets (18 euro) may be purchsed at the Palacio de Ferias y Congreos box office or at El Corte Inglés. Click here to read more…

* Fresh Christmas trees

One of our readers needs advice and asks on our Facebook wall, "Hello MFF, can you or your readers assist me in finding a 'real' xmas tree in the marbella area? Not sure where I can purchase one, so your help would be fantastic x“

We got a fantastic response, so please take a look at our Facebook wall if you are also interested in getting a fresh tree this year. If you have more answers for our readers, feel free to post on our wall too. Scroll down to Wednesday November 29. Click here to read more…

* Dance4Life free concert

If you like dance, attend the free concert Dance4Life at the Palacio de Ferias y Congresos in Marbella. This concert starts at 6:00pm and is open to the public to bring awareness of HIV and to commemorate International AIDS Day. Over 2,000 dance students from Estepona, Fuengirola, Marbella, Nueva Andalucía and San Pedro Alcántara wil be participating in the event. Click here to read more…

* Marbella Christmas market

Every Sunday in December from 12:00pm to 6:00pm visit the Christmas Market at the Puerto Deportivo (sports port) in Marbella for a very special chance to buy local handmade gifts for friends and family. The market will be open during the “puente” holiday every day from Thursday December 6 to Sunday December 9 when most shops and businesses will be closed. Click here to read more…

* ”Puente” holiday next week

From Thursday December 6 until Saturday December 8 Spain is celebrating two holidays creating a “puente” bridge weekend. Thursday is Día de la Constitución (Constitution Day) and Saturday is Inmaculada Concepcion (Feast of the Immaculate Conception).

Most businesses and shops will be closed these days. El Corte Inglés and La Cañada shopping centers will be open on Saturday December 8, despite the holidays. Click here to read more…

* Holiday shopping hours

Starting December 16, El Corte Inglés and La Cañada shopping centers will be open on Sundays for all the last minute holiday shoppers. Click here to read more…

* Laude School Christmas market

Laude San Pedro International College is holding its second Christmas Fair. Plenty of stalls selling Christmas goodies and of course mince pies & mulled wine. Raffle for attractive Christmas hampers and prizes. Second hand stall. The theme will have a warm Christmassy feel in the usual Laude way. Please do come along with the children; Santa might even be there! Click here to read more…

* iMac organization workshop

Marbella Mac Solutions hosts several workshops ranging in many different topics. Next Monday December 3, the workshop focuses on the core of what we mostly use our computers for... Email, Calendar and Address Book. We will look at in depth everything there is to know about Email, Address Book, Calendar, Reminders and Notes... Click here to read more…

TIP: This is one of their more popular classes, so sign up now if you are interested. Highly recommended!

* Swans School art exhibition

Opportunities to display student artwork in prestigious surroundings are understandably rare; hence it is with great enthusiasm that Swans School has accepted an invitation to show examples of recent artistic activity at the Kasser Rassu gallery. Shahed Kavousi and Ahmed Ashmawi have been kind to offer Swans the use of their Kasser Rassu Gallery-Showroom for an exhibition on Friday, November 30th @ 8pm-11pm! Submissions were called for from all Swans students in years 1 to 13, proposing work in any medium and stressing that the work need not be produced during school time, but might reflect independent productivity. Click here to read more…

* Lunch of Wishes

The annual 'Lunch of Wishes' supporting local orphan kids is now selling for the 4th of December at 12:30pm at the Restaurante La Meridiana. It's a fun and helpful event every year with great raffle prizes and the full Christmas spirit. Menu includes cava reception, turkey and trimmings, dessert, wine, beer, soft drinks and coffee. MC: Mugge Fischer and fashion show by Patricia Nahmad, Estibalitz Diaz de Durana and Agueda del Prado. Tickets 50 euro. Click here to read more…

* TweetMarbella

TweetMarbella December is on Wednesday 5th December from 19:30 at the latest place to see and be seen La Parisienne Café in Centro Plaza, Nueva Andalucia. TweetMarbella is an FREE, informal, social networking event that is OPEN TO EVERYONE so please invite your friends and colleagues. Click here to read more…

* Marbella Town Hall Christmas events

The Marbella Town Hall Christmas and New Years Events schedule is finally out. We will be translating it for you into English very soon. If you read Spanish and want a sneak peak on what's going on, then go to the Town Hall Festivals page and download the pdf file. Click here to read more…

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Thank you... and see you next Friday.
Zoriana - Marbella Family Fun

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