12th September 2021

Ranches Ladies Newsletter

Good morning Ranches Ladies!

Wishing you a great week ahead.

1st October 2021 – 31st March 2022

Expo 2020 Dubai begins in just 19 days!

Tickets are on sale now to this long awaited event, the largest to ever take place in the Arab World with participants from 191 nations. Multi-day and season passes are also available, as there will be too much to do and see in just one day.

Entry is free for kids and youth up to 17 years, students, senior citizens 60 years+, and people of determination.

Don’t miss it.


Tuesday Mornings

Sadly, we do not yet have approval to restart our regular Tuesday social mornings, we will let you know if this changes.

In the meantime, some RL members and potential new members are meeting informally for coffee at LARTE restaurant in Studio One Hotel on Tuesday mornings from 10.30 – 11.30am.

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

Membership Renewals

Thank you to all who have already renewed their membership for the year September 2021- August 2022. If you have not yet renewed, please do this as soon as possible.

You can get more information and download the form on the membership section of our website: Ranches Ladies Membership and Renewals

Hayet will be processing memberships and renewals at LARTE, Studio One Hotel, this Tuesday morning from 10.30-11.30am. Please bring the renewal form and a copy of your Emirates ID.

If you would like to find out more, or to join the Ranches Ladies Whatsapp group if you are a member, please email ranches.ladies@gmail.com

The Makers’ Market is back

ARTE is the UAE’s largest pure handmade designer, art, fashion & craft market will be at Mercato mall on Friday. Find up to 150 contemporary and highly original makers and designers. Entrance is free.

Studio One Hotel

Larte Italian Restaurant, in Studio One Hotel, has a new family brunch, every Friday starting 17th September. Or get the girls together for a ladies night on Tuesdays or pizza on Wednesdays.

RL Circles News

Several circles are restarting their activities this month. Others, such as mahjongg, cinema, uni mums and gardening will recommence in October.

Click here for Circles Calendar for September.

Yoga Circle

Mariana is restarting yoga teaching on Mondays and Thursdays 8.30am – 10am from 13th September. Venue and fee to be confirmed. The format will be 60 minutes of yoga and 30 minutes for tea and snacks.

Contact circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Quilters Circle

Ranches Ladies Quilters are a group within Ranches Ladies who love creating with quilting, sewing and embroidery.

Monthly meetings are on the third Sunday of the month, starting 19th September. Meetings are currently online until further notice.

The Quilters will be doing activities, such as the ‘block of the month’ and inviting local and international quilting experts, to share their work and teach different techniques.

There is an additional membership fee to cover meetings and materials for Ranches Ladies Quilters. You are welcome to attend a meeting before deciding if you would like to join.

For more information, contact Vidhya at thequilterscircle@gmail.com

French Circle

For those who know some basic French but would like to improve and learn more, join the French Circle on Mondays at 10am, starting 19th September. The venue varies.

To find out more, email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Art Circle

The Art Circle, led by Rajul, meet on Thursday mornings to learn new techniques and create beautiful paintings. The venue may vary.

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

Literary Lunch Circle

The Literary Lunch Circle meet on the third Monday of the month to discuss a book they have read over lunch.

They are currently reading ‘Both of You’ by Adele Parks, a shocking, immersive thriller about disappearing women, dark secrets and toxic relationships. It will be discussed on Monday 20th September.

If you would like to join, please email Karen at You can contact circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Book Circle

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

The book for September is ‘A Fall of Marigolds’ by Susan Meissner, a compelling, inspirational novel about love and acceptance. It will be discussed on Sunday 19th September.

All are welcome.

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

Scottish Dancing Circle

Although the Scottish dancing circle led by Carole are keen to start dancing again, they have decided that it will not be possible to do this while following the current social distancing guidelines. They hope to start again once restrictions are eased.

Poetry Circle

The poetry circle previously met on the last Monday afternoon of the month (pre-COVID) to read and discuss poems on a particular theme. Due to some members leaving Dubai, they are now down in numbers. If you are interested in joining the poetry circle, please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Ideas for new circles

Are you interested in researching your family tree? Carole would like to start a genealogy circle, if there are others interested.

Any storytellers? A storyteller circle would involve ladies meeting to share experiences and stories on a given prompt.

If you have a different hobby or interest and would like to start a new circle, please let us know.

Email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information on any circles.


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

Take a look at the discounts section on the website for up to date information.

Some discounts are highlighted below.

Sugar Beauty Lounge

Sports City, Mall of the Emirates and Jumeira Lake Towers

tel: Sports City 044520989 or MoE 043549001

Sunday to Tuesday: 20% reduction on all nail, body, skin care and hair treatments.

40% on hair treatments, Keratin, Botox, Collagen and Protein
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday: 20% on minimum spend of AED 250

This Discount is not available 5 days before and during public holidays and a valid Ranches Ladies card must be shown

Talise Spa

20% off services of over 60 minutes with advanced booking
Show membership card
Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai Tel 04 366 6818

Ted Morgan Hair Salon

10% off Sun and Mon at Motor City. 15% off Town Centre Jumeirah Sun and Mon
Motor City, Daytona House, Unit 03
Tel: 04 457 2309

The Gorgeous Flower Co

10% discount for Ranches Ladies (must show carad)
All branches inc. Arabian Ranches Community Centre
Tel: 050 299 3989

Spill the Bean – Cafe

15% off 
Shop No.#07, Block, The Sustainable City – Dubai
04 242 8671


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

Orb Relocations

Relocation Agents
15% discount on total move charges

Website: www.arabianranchesladies.com

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Have a great week!