14th March 2022

Ranches Ladies Newsletter

Happy Monday Morning Ranches Ladies. Hope you have a great week.

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Tuesday Mornings

Coffee mornings at Larte

Join us for at Larte Restaurant in Studio One Hotel, Studio City (across the roundabout from the back entrance of Arabian Ranches 1) from 10.30am- 12pm. It is a great chance for existing Ranches Ladies members to catch up and for new ladies to find out about membership and activities.

We hope to be able to restart our social and cultural programme soon. Stay tuned for details.

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

To join the Ranches Ladies Whatsapp group if you are a member, please email ranches.ladies@gmail.com

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

RL Circles News

The number of Circles are growing, so it is not possible to fit all the Circles and activities on this newsletter each week.

Please check the latest Circles Calendar and the website https://arabianranchesladies.com for more circles activities.

International Lunch Circle

British Afternoon Tea “At the Races’

The next meeting will be Afternoon Tea ‘At the Races’ with British Afternoon Tea, hosted by Jan Hennessey, 23rd March from 2.30pm.

If you need a dress, hat or fascinator, see our discounts section below for offers from Eve Michelle and Oasis Fashion.

To book your place please contact Carole on circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com or via the RL members WhatsApp group.

Gardening Circle

Art Circle

The Art Circle are meeting on Thursday mornings to learn new techniques and create beautiful paintings. The venue may vary.

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

Poetry Circle

The poetry circle meet once a month to share and discuss poems on a theme. The next meeting will be Monday 14th March, 2pm and the theme will be ‘Colours’.

If you would like to join the them please email Carole at circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Mosaics Circle

The Mosaics Circle, led by Ayesha, meet on Wednesday mornings. They are having a lot of fun creating beautiful mosaics. 

No experience is needed. To join or for more details, email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com 

Pilates Circle

The Pilates Circle has now started on Thursday afternoons 2-3pm, at Optimal Fitness in Studio City. Gillian from Optimal Fitness is teaching the class and there is space for more ladies to join.

Please email Email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Book Circle

The Book Circle are currently reading ‘Around The World in 80 Trains’ by Monisha Rajesh, National Geographic’s traveller book of the year – filled with brief encounters, Orwellian nightmares and a swirl of cultures on a seven‑month, 45,000‑mile adventure.

They will meet to discuss this on Friday 18th March at 9.30am.

If you would like to join them, please email Jackie at circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Literary Lunch Circle

The Literary Lunch Circle’s new book is The Lobotomist’s Wife by Samantha Green Woodruff. This historical novel tells of a cutting-edge breakthrough in psychiatry which turns out to be a nightmare in the making, and a compassionate and relentless woman fighting against the odds in a man’s world.

The Literary Lunch Circle will meet on Monday 21st March at 12pm.

All are welcome. If you would like to join or find out more, please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

New – Asian Cookery

Would you like to learn how to cook a variety of Asian food? The new Asian Cookery Circle, led by Gaik Hood, will start on Wednesday 2nd March.

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

Quilters Circle

Do you love quilting, sewing and embroidery? The Ranches Ladies Quilters welcome new members. They are also looking for new volunteers to help the group keep running smoothly.

The Quilters are also excited to announce that they are planning their first in-person retreat for over 2 years, on 10th-12th May.

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

Walking Fitness Circle

The walking fitness circle meet on Mondays at 7.30am outside Arabian Ranches 1 retail centre main entrance. They usually walk for about an hour, with coffee afterwards back at the retail centre.

Please email Alex at circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com if you would like to join them.

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 information on any circles.

Yoga Circle

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Mariana is teaching yoga on Mondays and Thursdays from 8.30am.  The format is 60 minutes of yoga and 30 minutes for tea and snacks.

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


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

There have been some recent updates to the discounts section on the website, so please check for up to date deals.

Oasis Fashion Shopping Morning

Angela from Oasis Fashion would like to invite RL members for a special shopping morning, on Wednesday 16th March from 10.30am, at the store in Wafi Mall, with 20% off all purchases.

No need to book, just turn up.

Oasis Fashion has a great range of casual and evening wear, as well as accessories including hats and fascinators.

Oasis Fashion, 1st Floor, Main Atrium, Wafi Mall. https://www.oasisfashionuae.com

Closing Down Sale

One of our discount partners, ‘Eve Michelle’ Clothing Boutique, is having a closing down sale with up to 90% discount from now till the end of March.

She has lots of hats if you need one for the upcoming ‘Ladies Day at the Races’ Afternoon Tea.

Waitrose Shopping Centre, Al Thanya Street, Umm Al Sheif, Jumeirah


 Tel: +971564662341

March Special Offer – 306 Spa

Discounts for Nail Salons are highlighted below:

Chi nail spa

Chi Nail Spa – Nail & Beauty Salon
20% (Excluding Thursday & Friday)
Motor City, Detroit House
Tel: 04 457 2485


Cocoon Nail Spa – Nail & Beauty Salon
20% discount on all services Sun – Tue
excl. public holidays, on min spend of AED 150
Motor City, Daytona House
Tel: 04 447 2795

The Nail Spa

The Nail Spa – Nail & Beauty Salon
15% discount – Monday to Thursday only
Arabian Ranches Golf Club
Tel: 600 544 001

For any enquiries or suggestions please contact our Discounts Co-ordinator: discounts.rl@gmail.com

Website: www.arabianranchesladies.com

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Have a great week!