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Marbella Family Fun Weekly Newsletter -- August 5, 2011
August 05, 2011

Marbella Family Fun update – Friday August 5, 2011

* English movie listings

These are the listing for movies that are playing in Marbella and on the Coast in English from Friday August 5th until Thursday August 11th.

Cinema Gran Marbella:
Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Fuengirola Miramar:
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Plaza Mayor Malaga:
Captain American: The First Avenger 2D
Rise of the Planet of the Apes 2D
Green Lantern
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
Cars 2 (3D)
Bad Teacher 2D
The Hangover Part 2 in 2D
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides 3D

Click here to find movie times and locations...

* Galaxia Summer camp

There are only a few camps that run through the month of August, so if you are looking for somewhere fun for the kids, take them to Galaxia summer camp in San Pedro.

Galaxia is offering an exciting camp for children aged 4 to 10 years Monday to Friday from 9:00am til 3:30pm. Classes are limited to a maximum of 25 children a day and the places are filling up fast, so book your place soon! Click here to read more...

* Queen Tribute concert tonight

Tonight is the Queen tribute concert in Marbella! Dream Ticket Promotions, the team that brought you the sell-out BJÖRN AGAIN ABBA show last year, bring you the most anticipated event of the summer - the huge “QUEEN TRIBUTE CONCERT” on 5th of August at the stunning new Pinillo Beach open air concert arena in Marbella.

Last year our family attended the ABBA concert and we all had the time of our lives, so the kids are totally excited to rock on at the Queen tribute concert this summer. Tickets are going fast, so be sure to reserve them in advance. Click here to read more...

* Bernardeen Auto Repair

One of our readers is looking for a bit of advice and asks, “Brenardeen Auto Repair Shop: Does anyone have any experience with this auto repair house in Estepona? I'm considering using their services and would appreciate any advice.” If you have had any experience with this shop, please comment and help out a fellow reader. Click here to read more...

* Dalmation looking for new home

Goofy is a 7 year old dalmation, male dog. He lives in Nueva Andalucia but his owner has just passed away and so he needs a new home. If you, or if you know anybody who would be interested in giving Goofy a new home, please contact us. Click here to read more...

* Nature walk in Andalusia

Next walk is a night walk held on Saturday August 6. This night out begins at Turtle Lake and leads up to the shores of Embalse de la Concepcion finishing at the Aloha area. This route uses part of the Puerta Verde de Marbella (Green Door of Marbella), which is a logging road that connects Ronda with Marbella and goes through the Nature Park Sierra de las Nieves. Click here to read more...

* Need travel cot and high chair

One of our readers asks, “We need a cot and a high chair before saturday - does anyone have second hand good condition for sale?. ”

We´ve had a couple of leads, so take a look if you are interested or please add to the list by posting a comment. Click here to read more...

Room for rent in Marbella

If hotel prices are too high for you in Marbella, you may want to consider renting out a room from a local family. Check out this posting if this is for you. Click here to read more...

* Private English tutoring

If you would the kids to stay on top of their studies over the holiday, you may want to check out this posting for a private English tutor. Click here to read more...

* Day or evening childcare

We received a new posting for a nanny who can offer day or evening childcare. We have not tested out these services ourselves, so Marbella Family Fun recommends you always check references before you hire anyone to mind your children. Click here to read more...

* Looking for Laude School uniforms

If you have/had children in Laude International school in San Pedro and find that you have no need for outgrown uniforms, please take a look at our uniform exchange. We have received a new posting by one of our readers who is looking for second hand uniforms, so it would be nice to help someone out. Click here to read more...

* Bull route tour

We recently received a posting about a tour to the bull farms in La Dehesa. This looks like a very interesting tour and we would love to try it out ourselves one day. Take a look at the details and see if this is something your family would be interested in doing. If you have been on this tour already, please tell us about it. Click here to read more...

* Marbella Tapas Festival

Yesterday was the launch of the Marbella Tapas Festival which continues until August 7th. It´s a great opportunity to try this local food tradition and see what all the hype is about. Click here to read more...

* Marbella swim clubs

One of our readers asks, “Does anyone know of a junior swimming club who do swimming competitions and also does lifesaving cert?”

We´ve had a quick answer, but would love to know if you have had a good experience somewhere. Click here to read more...

* Estepona ExplorArte Festival

Don´t miss the fifth Estepona ExplorArte Festival August 12 and 13, 2011 at the Estepona Bullring. This festival features over 30 different local artists exhbiting a variety of art incuding music, dance, photography, poetry, Capoeira, drawings, poetry, Batuca and tribal dance. Bring along the kids, because they promise to offer loads of family attractions as well! Click here to read more...

* Las Chapas Fair

The Las Chapas Fair 2011 takes place from Friday August 5th until Sunday August 7th. Las Chapas is a beautiful area in Marbella near Elviria which boasts some of the best beaches of all on the Costa del Sol. Click here to read more...

* Saturday in Old Town Marbella

In an attempt to increase tourism in the historical center (Casco Antiguo), Marbella town hall is organizing a series of events to tempt the senses with sound, touch and taste called “¡Siente Marbella! Callejea con los sentidos” (Feel Marbella! Wander with the senses). Click here to read more...

* VI Marbella Acuathon

If you like swimming and running then you surely will want to participate in the VI Marbella Acuathon on Sunday August 7, 2011 starting at 10:00 h. (Cadetes-Veterans); 11:30 h. (Prebenjamin-Infantil) on Playa de Levante de Puerto Banús Click here to read more...

* Open air concerts in Marbella and San Pedro

The Municipal Music Band is playing two concerts this weekend. On Saturday August 6th they will be playing on Plaza de la Iglesia in San Pedro and on Sunday August 7th they play on the Paseo de la Alameda in Marbella. Both concerts start at 9:00pm.

* Marbella family fun survey

We are always looking to improve our website and can only do this with your help. If you have a complaint, suggestion, recommendation or praise for anything about our website, we want to hear about it. So we would love it if you could take a minute or two to fill out the questionnaire in the link below. Every little bit of information helps us fine tune Marbella Family Fun. Thank you for all your support! Click here to read more...

* Find us on Facebook

If you are looking for more interaction with Marbella Family Fun, you have to visit us on Facebook. We have such a nice community there that grows every single day filled with over 1,000 people who are happy to answer a question or comment on your posting.

We update our wall with new events, tips and recommendations several times a day where you can comment, like, post your own question that needs to be answered quickly or just sit back and read up on all that´s happening in town. Come join us on Marbella Family Fun Facebook! Click here to find us on Facebook. A don´t forget to click “Like” to get regular feeds on your own Facebook wall.

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

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