28th March 2022

Ranches Ladies Newsletter

Good Morning Ranches Ladies.

Ramadan begins at the end of this week. Ramadan Kareem to all.

If you are observing Ramadan we wish you all the blessings of this holy month.

Hope you have a great week.

Tuesday Mornings

Coffee mornings at Larte

Join us on Tuesdays 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.

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. There may be some changes to activities during the month of Ramadan.

Please check the latest Circles Calendar and the website https://arabianranchesladies.com for more circles activities. The April Calendar will be uploaded as soon as possible.

International Lunch Circle

British Afternoon Tea “At the Races’ – 23rd March

Janet Hennessey’s beautiful garden was filled with glamorous ladies on 23rd March for Afternoon Tea ‘At the Races’ with British Afternoon Tea. Everyone had a great time. Thanks to Jan being a wonderful hostess.

The International Lunch Circle are taking break in April due to Ramadan.

Gardening Circle

Trip to Oliver’s Bee Farm – 25th March

The Gardening Circle had a wonderful time at Oliver’s Bee Farm on Friday 25th March. It was a great education on the secret life of bees.

There will be no meeting in April, but you can contact Jackie on circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com if you are interested in future events.

Walking Fitness Circle

As the weather is getting hotter, the walking fitness circle are meeting at the earlier time of 7am on Mondays 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.

Walking at Kite Beach

The Hiking Circle are taking a break until the cooler weather returns. Instead, a group led by Monika are meeting at Kite beach (Blue Villas parking) on Thursdays at 6.30am. They walk for around 7-8 km and stop for coffee afterwards.

If you would like to join them please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com, or message Monika on the RL members only WhatsApp group.

Art Circle

After a short break, The Art Circle are meeting again 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.

Book Circle

The Book Circle are currently ready Hamnet, a Women’s Prize for Fiction winning novel based around the life of Shakespeare, by Maggie O’Farrell.

They will meet on 29th April. If you would like to join them please email Jackie on circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more details

Yoga Circle

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Mariana is teaching yoga on Mondays and Thursdays from 8.30am. 

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

Cinema Circle

The Cinema Circle meet on Monday mornings at Vox cinema in Mall of the Emirates. The time depends on the chosen film.

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

Mosaics Circle

The Mosaics Circle, led by Ayesha, meet on Wednesday mornings in Green Community East, DIP. The time will change to 9.30am-12.30pm during the month of Ramadan.

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.

Shanghai Circle

The Shanghai Circle have changed their meeting day to 2.30-4.30pm on Fridays. If you would like to join them, please email  Supriya: 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

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.


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.

Closing Down Sale

‘Eve Michelle’ Clothing Boutique, is closing down at the end of this month. Closing down sale with up to 90% discount until the end of March only.

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


 Tel: +971564662341

306 Spa – March Special Offer

Discounts for Home and Living are highlighted below:

Agriculture Box – Agriculture Boxes

Offering 1 big Box (2m L x  1m W x 0.6m H) turn key including delivery & installation with a 20l composting system and a ferti gun for 3750AED
Tel: Arnaud Fabre, Agriculture Box Founder
Mob: 052 875 13 18

Eco Souk 
10% off all non-sale items. Use the code RANCHES10

Enjo – Environmentally Friendly Cleaning products

10% discount for Ranches Ladies members 

– show membership card or use code RLENJO


The Gorgeous Flower Company – Flowers for all occasions
10% discount for Ranches Ladies (show card)
Arabian Ranches Community Centre
Tel 050 299 3989

JUSTLIFE (previously JUSTMOP)- Home Services
 25% off first booking using voucher code Ranches 25
10% off future bookings using voucher code Ranches 10
Only for AR Ladies. Book now through the website or on IOS/Android app
Tel: 0800 JMOP or 8005667

Kave the story of things
Free filter coffee!
Warehouse 20, Alserkal Avenue
Dubai, UAE
Email: hello@thestoryofthings.com
Phone: +971 (0) 55 102 4469

My Second Home – the upmarket doggie daycare is offering 20% discount to RL members

Dubai Investment Park -2

tel: 971 4 881 8002

email: info@mysecondhomedubai.com

Orb Relocations

Relocation Agents
15% discount on total move charges

Riot Photobooks – Quality Photo Book Printer

10% off
Online discount code RANCHESLADIES

G3 Shop, Concorde Tower – parking level

Cluster H, JLT
Tel: 04 445 8488

SNASH – Car Cleaning
50% off first service and 35% off subsequent cleans
(excludes packages)
http://www.snash.ae – or book using their free app

Shop & Ship by Aramex – Couriers
Lifetime membership $5 instead of $45

TRIBE – Home design & styling

10% discount off store & rugs
The Courtyard, Al Quoz  Tel: 050 142 8248

Tutoring Center
After-school tutoring
10% off
Knowledge Village & Sustainable City
Tel: 04 435 6548

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!