29th November 2020

Ranches Ladies Newsletter

2nd December 2020 marks the 49th National Day of UAE and flags are flying to celebrate the solidarity of 49 years of unity between the seven emirates. All UAE residents embrace the country’s spirit and resilience. The UAE is a nation of hope and optimism and National Day celebrates the country’s rich legacy and traditions and looks ahead to a vivid future for our nation

There will be 3 days of national holiday including Commemoration Day on 1st December

Remember to email us directly if you have any questions, comments or information about Ranches Ladies. Please contact Hayet, our President, Julia, our Vice president, or any member of the committee on ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Our website is http://www.arabianranchesladies.com and you can find us on FB and Instagram as Ranches Ladies

Giving Tuesday

On Tuesday December 1st people around the globe will come together in unity and show kindness and generosity in all its forms by giving their voice, time, money, goods, and advocacy to support communities and causes

GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, this idea has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity


Please email Julia on ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information about joining RL as Julia can arrange to meet you at Larte in Studio One Hotel on Tuesday mornings to complete the paperwork in a socially distanced manner

Ranches Ladies is encouraging past and new members to rejoin so that we are in a great position to start as soon as we get the go ahead from CDA

Tuesday Morning Social Meetings

Old Style Greetings

RL is waiting for approval to meet on a Tuesday but in the meantime our RL discount partner Studio One Hotel have announced that they holding a Christmas Bazaar on December 12th 2020 and everyone is welcome.

Email Jeanette on ranches.ladies@gmail.com to keep up to date with all developments

RL Circles News

Look at November’s Circle calendar on http://www.arabianranchesladies.com website

Art Circle

The Art Circle is thrilled to announce that Rajul, our silk painting circle leader, has agreed to lead our Art Circle in the techniques of acrylic painting. Rajul enjoys all forms of creative art and is a talented embroiderer, glass and oil painter and enjoys pencil drawing and creating zentangles and mandalas

Walking Fitness Circle

Members of the Walking Fitness Circle are meeting at 7.30am outside Costa coffee at AR1 community centre every Monday. We are walking in socially distanced pairs, and walk for around an hour, finishing where we begin at Costa.

If you would like to join us please email Sara on ranches.ladies@gmail.com

RL Quilters

Hala’s magnificent quilt

The next online RL Quilters meeting will be in December. Contact Sita on thequilterscircle@gmail.com for any quilting questions

Literary Lunch Circle

The December book choice is Avni Doshi’s Burnt Sugar. Avni Doshi is an American novelist currently based in Dubai and this book recently made the Booker shortlist. We will discuss it in January after the Christmas break

Karen can be contacted on ranches.ladies@gmail.com

The Book Circle

The next title will be revealed shortly. Jackie can be contacted on ranches.ladies@gmail.com

French Circle

or would you like to?

The French Circle is up and running virtually so if you would be interested in improving your language skills get in touch with Dominique on ranches.ladies@gmail.com. Classes are held every Sunday at 10am

Spanish Circle

The Spanish Circle has also restarted remotely this month led by Manoly. The times of the classes are:

Mondays 5.30pm for intermediates and Wednesdays 11.30am for beginners

Yoga Circle

Pilates Circle

On Wednesday at 2pm Philippa at Optimal Fitness is holding Pilates classes and offers RL members a discount on Zumba classes on Tuesday mornings. Email her on philippa@optimalfitness.ae

Please email RL on circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for any more information and to sign up for any circles mentioned here or on the website http://www.arabianranchesladies.com Circle pages


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