16th May 2021

Ranches Ladies Newsletter

Good morning Ranches Ladies!

We hope you had a great Eid holiday and have a wonderful week ahead.

Tuesday Mornings

Old Style Greetings

We don’t yet know when our regular Tuesday social mornings will be able to restart. We hope this will become possible as COVID cases drop and more people are vaccinated.

In the meantime, please pop along to LARTE restaurant in Studio One Hotel on Tuesday mornings from 10.30 – 11.30am to meet Julia or Jeanette and find out about membership and activities.

You can also email ranches.ladies@gmail.com to keep up to date with developments.

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

If you have any items for the newsletter please send to arladiesdubai@gmail.com

Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival

The 12th annual Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival is on from 19th to 29th May.

It’s more than a festival – it’s an ecstatic celebration that goes beyond one age group, enriching the whole family whilst instilling a love of reading in the youngest of children. And best of all – it’s free!


Dubai Comedy Festival

The Dubai Comedy Festival is on from 13th -22nd May.

See https://www.dubaicomedyfest.ae/ for tickets.

RL Circles News

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, circle groups are meeting online or in socially distanced ways, where possible.

Click Circles Calendar to see latest activities on http://www.arabianranchesladies.com website

Here are some of the activities the groups are getting up to:

Uni Mums Circle

The Uni Mums Circle provide opportunities for socialising and support for those with older children who have left home. Contact Marina on circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com or Whatsapp +971507027825 if you would like to join them.

Art Circle

Klimt’s The Kiss – by Carole

The Art Circle have been trying out a range of different techniques and producing some beautiful pieces.

If you would like to join them, please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information

Walking Fitness Circle

The Walking Fitness Circle are continuing to meet, until the summer heat gets too much. They meet on Mondays at 7 am outside Arabian Ranches 1 Community Centre and walk in socially distanced pairs for around an hour and enjoy a coffee at Costa after the walk.

If you would like to join them please email Alex or Mandy on ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Book Circle

The Book Club meets on the third Sunday of each month at 10am.

The book for May is the psychological crime thriller ‘The Silent Patient’ by Alex Michaelides, which will be discussed on 16th May.

For those who want to get a head start, the upcoming books will be:

June – The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

July – Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner  

Contact Jackie on circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more details.

Literary Lunch Circle

The Literary Lunch Circle continue to meet on the third Monday each month.

The May book choice is The Legacy by Caroline Bond, a powerful novel about love and loss, and what we truly pass onto our children.

It will be discussed on Monday 17th May.

For more details please email Karen on circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

French Circle

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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

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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

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Pilates Circle

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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


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

There have been some recent changes to the discounts pages, so please take a look at the discounts section on the website for up to date information.

Some discounts are highlighted below.

Only You

Hair & Beauty
20% discount on all services every day
Apex, Atrium 204, Motor City
Tel: 04 422 4180

Hamptons Cafe

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



20% off total bill
Valid on a la carte items and not special promotions
Studio One Hotel, Ground Floor – Al Qudra Rd – Dubai
+971 4 581 6870

Refinery Beauty Lounge

15% discount at our branch in Silicon Oasis

10% discount at our branch in Waitrose Al Thanya


10% discount at our branch in Centro – The Villa

Park Avenue Dental

Dental Services
10% discount for all members with a valid membership card
Daytona House, Motor City
Tel: 04 553 0931

Orb Relocations

Relocation Agents
15% discount on total move charges

Email: circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com      

Website: www.arabianranchesladies.com

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Have a great week!