24 November 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.
26 November 2019: Andreea Stefanescu

The School of Manners

With the Festive Season almost here and lost of parties coming up, we welcome Andreea Stefanescu from The School of Manners to talk about Hostessing and Dining Touches. Andreea is an international Etiquette Trainer with experience in 89 countries and the only one in the region with a degree from the last Swiss Finishing School in the world.
Working with the Royal Families for years, she will now bring the Dutchess Effect Quiz to Ranches Ladies. Let’s find out how much we know about hostessing, dining, sitting etc and if we can rival the dutchesses from the British Royal Family at least in the knowledge of etiquette.
Learn more about Andreea’s work on her website at: www.theschoolofmanners.com
Last Week’s Programme

The Festive Bazaar was last Tuesday and was a triumph. Thank you to Hayet, her team of helpers, all our wonderful stallholders and the generous attendees who came in their droves to support Ranches Ladies and to celebrate the state of the festive season with us.

We had a full house of contributors to the Bazaar including our own Art Circle leader Elizabeth Bruce, the RL Quilters, Oasis Fashion, UOwnCalmness, Joanna Low, Tamara Noori, Anna D, Fashion Rebel, RockNStyle and KumKum Ramchandani to name but a few. See our Festive Bazaar page on http://www.arabianranchesladies.com and our events page on FB to see their profiles and pictures from the day itself.

 RL Circles News

You can see this month’s Circles Calendar and details of all our circles on our website http://www.arabianranchesladies.com.

Contact Jackie on circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com if you would be interested in joining any of the circles.

This Month’s Circles

The Gardening Circle held its first evening meeting on 18th at 5pm in Savannah which was a huge success. Thanks to Carole for lending us her garden and to Brad Fawcett of Gardens2 Go who gave a great demonstration of his lighting systems

The Walking Fitness Circle has started again every Monday at 7am. Meet Alex for a leisurely walk followed by coffee at Costa at AR community centre

Newcomers Coffee will now be held upstairs at Shakespeare’s cafe on 5 December from 9.30am. Please note the change of date

The Egyptian Cooking circle meets again tomorrow on 25th November

The next Mosaics Circle is on Wednesday 27 November at 1-4pm

Art Circles have started again with Elizabeth.  Please email her on circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com if you would like to join the Monday afternoon or Thursday morning classes.

Please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information or to sign up for any of the circles.


It costs 55Dhs for RL members and 65dhs for guests to attend the Tuesday Social Mornings which reimburses AR Golf Club for the use of the room and the refreshments. Please bring the exact money in a labelled envelope, if you can, which will really help us.

We now also have a new option, the 6 week pre-payment card. These can be purchased for 330dhs and will allow you to attend the RL social morning on 6 occasions without the need to hunt for your entrance fee.

The ATM is now back at the golf club.

Today’s Trip

24 November: Deira Waterfront Market

Today, 24 November Allison has arranged for RL to visit  Deira Waterfront Market, the perfect place to look, buy and eat fresh fish.  Meat, vegetables and dried foodstuffs are also on sale.  We will lunch at the marketplace.
Meet Golf Club at 8.30am and return: 1.30pm approx
Transport:  shared taxi

Join Us and Book Your Place


Your RL membership card is your passport to great discounts from our dozens of discount partners.

This week RL is delighted to introduce our discount partners Riot Photobooks and Snash. Look at our webpage http://www.arabianranchesladies.com for details of all our discounts.

RRiot Photo Books 2iot Photobooks – Quality Photo Book Printer
10% off
JLT Cluster W, 3506 Liwa building
Tel: 04 445 8488

SNASH – Car Cleaning
50% off first service and 35% off subsequent cleans
(excludes packages)
http://www.snash.ae – or book using their free app

RL Requests

RL is run entirely by volunteers and we rely on your kindness to give a few hours of your time each week to assist the Committee and keep Ranches Ladies running. We are currently looking for deputies to act as assistants to Jackie (Circles Coordinator), Anne (our treasurer) and to update the website with Sara (Webteam). The easiest way you can help is to volunteer as one of our Meet and Greet ladies if you have a little time once a month.

Please speak to Julia on ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information about being a meet and greet lady or talk to any of the committee if you think you can help in any other way.

Important Info

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

If you wish to unsubscribe at any time please drop an email to arladiesdubai@gmail.com.