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Marbella Family Fun Weekly Newsletter -- March 8, 2013
March 08, 2013

Marbella Family Fun update - Friday March 8, 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 March 8th until Thursday Friday March 14th

Cines Gran Marbella Puerto Banus:
Oz, the Great and Powerful

Fuengirola Cinesur Miramar:
Oz, the Great and Powerful
Beautiful Creatures
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters
The Flowers of War
Coming Soon...Anna Karenina

Plaza Mayor Malaga:
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters
Beautiful Creatures
Oz, the Great and Powerful
Django Unchained
Life of Pi 3D
Coming Soon... The Art of Flight

Click here to find movie times and locations...

* QI Sport

QI Sport is a fantastic gym conveniently located in Puerto Banus offering some of the most popular spinning and cardio classes in Marbella. Whether you are looking for a great gym to stay in shape over the holiday or year round, QI has flexible payment plans to suit every budget. Click here to read more...

TIP: Join now to get in shape for the summer!

* Princess Studios

New instructors and new classes are offered at Princess Studios this month for both children and adults.

Girls aged 7 to 18 may also be interested in the new "MODELLING & DEPORTMENT ACADEMY". This is a 6 week course of 2 hour sessions taught by working professionals in the modelling industry. Course includes a free photographic session. Click here to read more…

* Route 66 American diner

Get your kicks on Route 66 in Puerto Banus! This all American diner is both family friendly by day and parent friendly by night. Live music every weekend and a full bar means it's a good time to get the babysitter and go for a night out.

Sunday brunches are also on the menu with traditional American favorites like french toast and waffles. Kids love that! Click here to read more…

TIP: They've got some pretty good reviews on Trip Advisor too.

* Calpe School

Lately we have been hearing some really great things about Calpe School in the quiet urbanization of Linda Vista in San Pedro. This international school has been around since 1973 and offers the British National Curriculum for boys and girls 3 to 11 years old.

This is definitely a school to consider when looking for a well rounded education in a warm and caring environment. Click here to read more...

TIP: And they are fantastic about keeping parents in the know with a regularly updated blog and Facebook page.

* Glow Wellness and Fitness

We are really loving training at Glow Wellness and Fitness in Puerto Banus. This is not only a fantastic gym that has recently been refurbished, but they also have a very popular salon that offers treatments in facials, massages, body wraps, haircuts and color as well as manicures & pedicures. Not only will you feel good after hitting the gym, but you'll look good too. Take care of yourself both inside and out. Click here to read more...

TIP: Special offer: The whole family can try out Glow for the whole week FREE!

* Wedding cakes

Looks like some of you are planning your weddings on the Costa del Sol already, because we have been getting lots of wedding planning questions. Our latest is, ”Does anybody know of a good quality baker who could supply me with a Belgian chocolate wedding cake for June 2013? Many thanks”

We have recommended a couple of suppliers, so take a look if you are also looking for a wedding cake maker. Or add your favorite cake maker to our list as a comment. Our readers will appreciate the personal recommendations. Click here to read more…

* Easter events in Marbella

Take a look at some of the fun things your kids can do during Easter break in Marbella. If you have a camp, event or fun activity that you would like to include on this page, tell us about it or create a page of your own. Our readers want to know. Click here to read more...

* Easter week in Spain

Semana Santa also known as Easter Week or Holy Week, is a holiday in Spain filled with rich religious fanfare, culture, parades and music. This is an event you won't want to miss during your holiday in Spain. This year it is celebrated March 24 to March 31. Click here to read more…

* Chef needed in summer

One of our readers is looking for a chef to prepare meals for a family in San Pedro this August. The applicant needs to speak English or Russian. Please share this information with anyone you think may be interested or reply to and we will forward on your details.

* Looking for Russian speaking English teacher

One of our readers is looking for a recommendation and asks, ”I am looking for a Russian speaking English teacher for an adult in Marbella. The working hours are 2/3 days a week for 1.5 - 2 hours. It would be great if the person also could teach basic Spanish. Attractive hourly pay.”

If this is you, then read on for more details. Or pass this link to anyone you think can fill the job. Click here to read more…

TIP: If you are looking for a job or to hire, take a look at the Marbella Job Board.

* St. Patrick’s Day Festival

On Sunday 17th March, the Irish Club Marbella will host the inaugural St Patrick's Day festival in conjunction with Marbella Town Hall. It will take place on the Terraces overlooking Marbella marina (Las Terrazas de Puerto Deportivo Marbella) in celebration of Ireland's national day.

Let’s cross our fingers the weather clears up by then! Click here to read more…

* Looking for a handyman

Are you a handyman or know of someone reliable who can help out with jobs around the house. One of our readers needs a recommendation and asks, ”Looking for a reliable handyman. Any recommendations?”

Help us out and send us someone you know and trust. Or take a look at our growing list to find someone you may need too. Click here to read more…

* Musical concert

If you enjoy works by Handel, Mendelssohn and Bach, you will enjoy the upcoming concert in San Pedro de Alcantara on March 22. Music by Rossini, Mozart, Puccini, Bizet, Delibes, Verdi, and Pergolesi will also be played. These are some of the most beautiful sacred arias ever written.

Tickets only 15 euro. Click here to read more…

* Secondhand vinyl LPs

We are still looking for the answer to this question: ”Does anyone know where these (secondhand vinyl LPs)can be bought or sold in the Marbella area? Or is it back to ebay?”

This is a tricky one, so if you know the answer, please let us know. Or send this link on to someone who may know where to go. Click here to read more…

* Easter boat fair

If you are a fan of boats and yachts, you don’t want to miss the Easter boat fair in Puerto Banus held from March 28 to April 1. An estimated 100 boats, from 17 to 84 feet, are expected to be present. The port will be bustling during this time, so it’s a fun time to go and dream of your next yacht...or buy the boat of your dreams. Click here to read more…

* Beach location for weddings

One of our readers needs a bit of help and asks, ”Does anyone know of an area of beach that would be good for a small wedding (about 20 or 25 people)? I am looking for something that doesn't have anything ugly in sight, like buildings or flag poles or those sewer outlets... Just plain, clean sand! The reception will be in San Pedro... so as close to that as possible.

Alternatively, if you know of a little restaurant that might host a ceremony on its beach front property that could work too.”

We have a few recommendations, so take a look if you are also interested in a good wedding location. Or, tell us where you think would be a good wedding locale. Our reader will appreciate it! Click here to read more…

* Mother’s Day

We would like to remind our UK readers that this Sunday is Mother’s Day in the UK. If you’re here on holiday, don’t forget to pick up the phone and call your mom on March 10th!

* Advertise with us

Does your business need a boost? Looking for a way to promote your family friendly business? Consider advertising with to reach the audience you need. We have a wide variety of packages to choose from to list and promote your business. Contact us if you would like to meet up or have any questions: 609 790 305. Click here to read more… TIP: Father’s day is coming up in Spain on Tuesday March 19th!

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

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