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Marbella Family Fun Weekly Newsletter -- October 7, 2011
October 07, 2011
Marbella Family Fun update - Friday October 7, 2011
* English movie listings
This is the listing for movies that are playing in Marbella and on the Coast in English from Friday October 7th until Thursday October 13th.
Cines Gran Marbella Puerto Banus
Plaza Mayor Malaga:
* The Great Nutrition Company
The Great Nutrition Company believes that the key good health is not only leading a low stress life filled with sufficient exercise, but having a NUTRITIOUS diet is just as important.
If you find yourself battling lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, candidiasis, metabolic syndrome X (obesity, hypertension, hypercholesterolaemia, pre-diabetes), and ADD/ ADHD, you may want to consider the Great Nutrition Company´s scientifically formulated products categorised as "nutraceuticals" aimed to assist, control and manage these diseases. Click here to read more...
* Holiday on Wednesday! Día de la Hispanidad
Don´t forget that on Wednesday October 12th Spain celebrates Día de la Hispanidad (Hispanic Day). All schools and public offices close by law and public transport is reduced to a minimum. However, El Corte Ingles and La Cañada shopping centers plan to be open. Not sure what we are celebrating on Día de la Hispanidad? Then read on. Click here to read more...
* Teba cheese festival
The Andalusian Artisan Cheese Festival in Teba (Feria Mercado del Queso Artesano de Andalucia) started yesterday, but there is still time to enjoy the great cheese that Spain has to offer. The festivities run until Saturday October 8th in the village of Teba. This village is located in the mountains just an hour and a half from Marbella. Click here to read more...
* 1st Ochsenfest meat festival
This meat festival lasts only two days, so you have today and tomorrow to indulge in tender roast beef, haxe pork knuckle and spicy sausages like you´ve never tasted before. This is not only a meat festival, but a Garden Party, ‘Boogie Nights’ 70s/80s Disco and Crafts Market as well. Click here to read more...
* Romeria Virgen del Rosario in Benahavis
This little festival kicked off today, but you may still have some time left to pop into the village and catch the flamenco exhibition or the mass at La Ermita with the San Pedro Choir. Click here to read more...
* Fuengirola Fair
The Feria del Rosario in Fuengirola kicked off today, but there is still time to enjoy the fun and festivities. The fair lasts until Wednesday October 12th and we managed to get a bit of information about the events that are taking place. Click here to read more...
* Malaga Oktoberfest
You don´t have to go to Munich to go to Oktoberfest. We´ve got one right here in Malaga! The Malaga Oktoberfest kicks off today, so head on down this weekend for some fun, beer and pretzels. The event continues throughout the week until the 17th. Click here to read more...
* Alora Soup Festival
There is one day only to attend the 9th Alora soup festival also known as Día de las Sopas Perotas. This event will be taking place on Saturday October 8. Perota soup is named after the locals of Alora who are called Perotas. Click here to read more...
* Marbella 4 Days Walking
If you like walking then you may want to take part in the Marbella 4 Days Walking event. Starting on Sunday Marbella will be filled with walkers from all over the world. Thousands of people will walk 20 kilometers per day, enjoying Marbella, beach and nature. Click here to read more...
* Nature walk to Juanar on Sunday
If you don´t want to walk 20km a day for four days, then how about a lovely walk through the mountains of Marbella? Salidas Abiertas has launched their fall schedule of walks and the first one begins this Sunday with a walk to Juanar – Nagueles. This is an intermediate / advanced 12 Km walk and is only 6 euro. One of the best deals in town this week!
If you can´t make it to this walk, check out their schedule for other dates and hikes. Click here to read more...
* Beck & Call Marbella childcare
We recently received a new posting for a new childcare service in Marbella. Beck & Call Marbella childcare offers day and night babysitting in Marbella, Nueva Andalucia, Estapona and surrounding areas.
Marbella Family Fun recommends you always check for references before hiring any childminder! Click here to read more...
* Nifty tip about traffic fines
Are you about to buy a used car? Before you do, check out this nifty little website submitted by one of our readers to see if the car has any outstanding traffic fines. Click here to read more...
* Ferias in Spain
What are ferias in Spain? We have lately been posting so many of these and perhaps you are confused. Every year each city in Spain holds a fair or "feria", which is usually a week long celebration that takes place in city squares or fairgrounds and is a big part of the social and religious calendar. Click here to read more and find out when these fairs take place...
* Halloween at Galaxia Playcenter
Halloween is slowly creeping up on us and Galaxia playcenter already has it covered. Don´t miss their fun Halloween party on Monday October 31 where the kids can come dressed up and enjoy loads of fun and games with haunted tunnels lucky dips, games, competitions, mini disco, shows and prizes galore! Click here to read more...
* Football clubs in Mijas
We just got this question from one of our readers who says, “I am looking for a football club in mijas costa for my son.”
Do you have children in a football club in Mijas? Maybe you could recommend one. Our readers would be grateful if you could help out! Click here to read more...
* Halloween Events
We are now gearing up for the Halloween season and are putting together a list of fun events for the kids. If you have an event to promote or know of a fun Halloween party, please let us know and we´ll include it with the others.
* Moving to OR living in Spain?
Then you may be interested in this downloadable e-book Moving and Living in Spain. This guide helps you answer basic questions such as
• Does Spain have a good school system? Are there English speaking schools?
• What permits do you need to live in Spain? Where can you get them?
• How can you get into the Health Care System in Spain and how good is it?
• Immediate download and refundable if you´re not satisfied. Click here to read more...
Thank you... and see you next Friday.
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