6th December 2020

Ranches Ladies Newsletter

Welcome to the run up to Christmas, trees are up and the shops are playing festive songs. Ranches Ladies’ discount partner Studio One Hotel is holding its first Christmas Bazaar on 12th December so please go along and enjoy the yuletide atmosphere. There will be plenty of stalls to stock up on your Christmas gifts

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


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. You can find the membership form on our http://www.arabianranchesladies.com website on the How to Join Us page

Tuesday Morning Social Meetings

Old Style Greetings

RL is waiting for approval to meet on a Tuesday but in the meantime Julia is available every Tuesday morning from 10.30am at Larte restaurant at Studio One Hotel to sign up new members

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

RL Circles News

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

Mosaic Circle

Members of the Mosaic Circle have been inspired by the season to make Christmas baubles at home. These are Karen’s pieces. Please get in touch with Jo on ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information about mosaics

Art Circle

The Art Circle is undertaking to copy Claude Monet’s famous painting of the Japanese bridge over his water lily pond at his home in Giverny France. Rajul will teach us some techniques in acrylic paints but Shelley and Sara made their own practice attempts. It will be interesting to see how they improve after some tuition!

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 is the international bestseller American Dirt by Jeannine Cummins. This book will be discussed in January 2021.

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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