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Marbella Family Fun Weekly Newsletter -- April 8, 2011
April 08, 2011

Marbella Family Fun update - Friday April 8, 2011

We are still looking to increase our fan base on Facebook, so if you haven´t signed up yet, please go and click LIKE now. It´s another great way to get up-to-date information about events and activities in Marbella. We also have lots of fun interaction there as well, so you´ll at least have a good laugh. Invite your friends to join as well! Every invite and every like is important to us and makes a huge difference. Thank you for all your support! Click here to see our Facebook page.

* English movie listings

These are the listing for movies that are playing in Marbella and on the Coast in English from Friday April 8th until Thursday April 14th.

Cinema Gran Marbella:

Fuengirola Miramar:

Plaza Mayor Malaga:
Battle: Los Angeles 2D
Rio 3D
Rango 2D
Justin Bieber: Never Say Never
Ladies and Gentlemen: The Rolling Stones

Click here to find movie times and locations...

* Nature walks in Andalusia

Marbella Town Hall organizes walks through nature reserves, parks, mountains and other outdoor areas in Andalusia at very reasonable prices called Salidas Abiertas.

This is a great way to discover the nature that exists along the Costa del Sol and Andalusia as well as a wonderful opportunity to meet locals and practice your Spanish. The next walk is on Sunday April 10th to Pico del Grajo (1,293 meters) the highest point on the Sierra de Alcaparain. The walk starting at Casarabonela and ending at Carratraca is 15 kilometers and is considered a difficult walk for more advanced hikers. At only 12 euros, this is the best deal in town this week. Click here to read more...

* Saturday family fitness

Emanuel (Manu) Poggio, a qualified fitness instructor, and his team are leading a group of parents and their children in fun weekend family fitness days on the beach every Saturday. The next one-hour session will be held this Saturday April 9th at 10:00am. The group meets at the beach bar La Pesquera San Pedro de Alcantara on the San Pedro boardwalk dressed in comfortable sports gear. Click here to read more...

* Looking for Halal butcher

One of our readers asks: “Please can you let me know if there are any halal butchers or halal superstores in Marbella or driving distance to please?” If you know of one in your area, please let us know. Click here to read more...

* Easter fair in Mijas hipodrome

We are getting information on new Easter events and the latest is the one taking place at the Mijas Hipodrome on Sunday April 24, 2011 from 12:00pm to 7:00pm. There will be loads of fun for the whole family with food, music and entertainment. Click here to read more...

* Kids in Madrid

During our last trip to Madrid we discovered a very helpful website called - a website for families living and traveling in Madrid. is a comprehensive guide to family friendly activities in Madrid. Information on kid-friendly shows, theatre, special events, one-off workshops, tours, movies in English and a whole lot more. Click here to read more...

* Language and computer classes

If you or your kids are looking to learn German, French or English or pick up some new computer skills, then you absolutely must try to get into the Formar 2011 classes organized by Marbella Town Hall. These classes are extremely reasonably priced and are held in the afternoons. There are loads of sessions available from May until November. Click here to read more...

* Family Forum sports section

If you have a sports related question or are looking for information about sports on the Costa del Sol, don´t forget that we have a large section on sports in our Family Forum. If you don´t find what you´re looking for here, then just ask us! We´re always ready to help. Click here to read more...

* Laude summer fair

It´s a bit early to announce, but mark your calendar now for the Laude San Pedro International school summer fair on Friday May 20th from 6pm to 10:30pm. There will be loads of fun and games for the whole family to enjoy: games, arts & crafts, raffle and prizes, food & drink, entertainment and more. Click here to read more...

* Danzart performance of The Lion King

What a performance the Danzart performing arts group held last night of the Lion King at Laude San Pedro International College. It was a spectacular show and both the kids and adults were absolutely blown away. Take a look at some of the comments made and add to them if you saw the show. Congratulations to Karen Guarnieri and her troupe for another mind-blowing experience.

If your children are interested in dance and performing arts, Marbella Family Fun highly recommends Danzart as a place where your kids can learn the basics of performing arts and have a great time experiencing the highs of performing on stage. Click here to read more...

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

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