12 May 2019

Ranches Ladies Newsletter

RL Tuesday Social Morning

 Our Social Morning will meet this week from 9.30-12 noon in Baker Finch Room at Arabian Ranches Golf Club. Please note the programme starts at 10.30 am.
May 14th 2019: Hayet Zerelli

Come and meet Hayet, the RL vice president and jewellery maker, and bring any broken jewellery you would like her to fix or jewellery you would like to adapt to give it a new lease of life. She will also bring a selection of her own magnificent jewellery for us to admire.


We would like to wish Ramadan Kareem to all our Muslim members and your families. May you have a blessed and peaceful Holy Month.

This week at the RL Tuesday social morning we welcomed the talented team from Rachna Salon who applied free henna designs to the Ranches Ladies. Their artistry is incredible and we also discovered some of the history of this beautiful tradition and marvelled at their gorgeous designs. Rachna has become a recognized henna and beauty brand with over 70 locations across the region but find them nearby at Motor City near Spinneys.

Next Tuesday 21st May we are delighted to host a Make Up Masterclass using Flormar Cosmetics, a leading Turkish make up brand, by one of their head make up artists. This is an incredible opportunity to see a professional make up artist at work and to learn a new quick make up look for the summer. There will be giveaways too! Make sure you come along to the social morning next week for this not to be missed occasion.


With regret we have to say goodbye and thank you to 2 valuable RL members, Lorna and Jenny. Lorna has been a stalwart and enthusiastic member of RL and has given her time and energy to decorating the room for Tuesday social mornings, she has organised parties, lunches and has arranged meet ups with neighbours for new members and always been a great support to the committee. Thank you Lorna for all your fun and hard work.

Jenny recently joined the committee but is sadly standing down as Circles Leader as she is leaving Dubai in the summer. She kindly picked up the role from Angela and has introduced 2 new very successful Circles since she started. Thank you Jenny.  We give you both all our best wishes and wish you good luck in the next chapters of your lives.

This means we now have vacancies in three areas, Discounts Manager, Treasurer and Circles Leader.  Please speak to Connie or any member of the committee about these roles and to explore how you can help this wonderful organisation, Ranches Ladies.

The fully licensed Ramadan Sharing Fridges are situated across Dubai, you can find one of them at Villa 2, Street 1 Hattan on Arabian Ranches 1 but look at the link below to find many more near you.

To find out more look at this link: Ramadan Sharing Fridges 2019 – https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1qtKPVDpk-DbHKQGsulP21f-S5NB4dFQn&usp=sharing

RL Circles News

View the May Circles Calendar on the website: This Month’s Circles Calendar

Coming up on Tuesday 21st May, the talented members of the Art Circles will exhibit their work at the Tuesday Social Morning in the Baker Finch room from 9.30am. Can all members of the circles who would like to participate bring 2 or 3 pictures of your choice, at least one to have been done in class. The RL members at the social morning will then choose their favourite pieces.

This Week

The Mosaics Circle meeting will be held on 15th May.

On 16th May the final Italian Culture Circle meeting is at Eataly restaurant in Dubai Mall from 10am. This week you will help the Chef make the favourite Italian bread, Focaccia.

The Silk Painting Circle will be held on Tuesday afternoon and Sunday morning this week.

Come along to Jumeirah Islands Club at 1.30pm every Thursday to play Shanghai, a fun and easy-to-learn card game based on Rummy.

Coming Up Soon

The Quilters Circle is meeting on the 19th May to catch up after their successful retreat in Ajman.

Please note the change of date. The Poetry Circle is meeting at 2.30pm on 27th May. Please bring along your favourite poems to share.

The Literary Lunch Circle will meet on Monday 20th May. The book is The Victory Garden by Rhys Bowen and it will be the last meeting led by Yvonne.


Newcomers Coffee will be held on 30th May upstairs in Shakespeare’s Cafe from 9.30am.

The Latest Trip

5th May 2019: Sunset Yacht Trip

Allison organised a sunset yacht trip departing from Business Bay and for over 2 hours delighted ranches ladies cruised gently around the bay towards the Burj Al Arrab on a 56ft yacht with the sun dropping below the horizon. It was gorgeous.

Email Allison on ranches.ladies@gmail.com to register your interest in any future trips.


Your RL membership card is your passport to great discounts from our dozens of discount partners. This week RL is delighted to highlight 3 of our Dining and Food discount partners. Look at our webpage http://www.arabianranchesladies.com for details of all our discounts.

HHamptons Cafeamptons Cafe – Arabian Ranches Community Centre
15% off all regular items (does not include packages).
You must show your membership card

Paul 3PAUL Bakery & Restaurant – Arabian Ranches 2 Souq, Ground Floor  15% Discount for dine-in only
Tel: 04 422 4502
View details here: http://www.zomato.com

XocolatlXocolatl – Chocolate
15% discount and next day delivery on a min purchase of 200 dhs online
Al Hana Center, Ground Floor
Al Jafflia, Mankhool
Tel: 04 398 4622

Important Info

There is no ATM at Arabian Ranches Golf Club.

Please remember, you need to be a current member of Ranches Ladies to join any of our Circles, attend our trips or claim your discounts. If you know anyone who would like to join Ranches Ladies please bring them on a Tuesday morning and see our website How To Join Our Membership

Email: ranches.ladies@gmail.com      Website: www.arabianranchesladies.com

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