20th June 2022

Ranches Ladies Newsletter

Good Morning Ranches Ladies. Hope you have a great week.

Unfortunately, we haven’t quite seen the back of COVID-19 yet, with a recent spike in cases. Stay safe and take precautions.

Arte – The Makers’ Market

Visit the UAE’s largest pure handmade designer, art, fashion & craft market with up to 150 contemporary and highly original makers and designers. Times Square Center on 25th June. Also at Mercato Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road on 2nd July.

Summer Reunions

If you are a present or past RL member who lives in the UK, or are visiting this summer, there are a couple of Ranches Ladies reunions being planned.

Sue Fulham is organising a reunion lunch in London on 8th July.

Mary Harvey is planning a reunion in Edinburgh in late July or early August.

Please contact Carole Binbrek via WhatsApp if interested and she will forward the message to Sue or Mary. You can also email ranches.ladies@gmail.com.

Tuesday Mornings

Coffee mornings at Larte

Ranches Ladies are meeting on Tuesday mornings for coffee 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 arladiesdubai@gmail.com (by Friday afternoon for inclusion in the next Monday newsletter)

RL Circles News

Due to summer travel plans, several circles will not be meeting until September or October including Quilters, Story telling, Poetry, Gardening, Hiking and the International Lunch Circle.

The French and Art Circles are not meeting in June. They may meet in July/August on Friday mornings, if enough people are around.

Please check the Circles Calendar for June on the website.

Art Circle

Painting by Rita

Rita, from the Art Circle, recently finished and framed this beautiful scene. The Art Circle, led by Rahul, meet on Thursdays from 10am to 12 noon. They are currently taking a break, but may meet again again in July or August if enough people are available. New members welcome.

If you would like to know more, email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Walking Circle

Dubai Hills Mall

The Walking Circle, led by Alex, are walking indoors during the hotter months. They meet at Dubai Hills Mall outside Marks and Spencer’s at 9am to walk for one hour and have coffee afterwards.

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

Climbing Circle

Last week’s climbing circle

This week, the Climbing Circle are meeting for on Thursday 6-8pm (instead of Wednesday) at Go Sports, Mall of the Emirates. New members welcome, no experience required. It’s a great fun, indoor, air-conditioned fitness activity for the summer months.

For more information, email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com or send a message to Mandy or Tracy via the WhatsApp RL members group.

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 are meeting to play from 2.30-4.30pm on Fridays. If you would like to join them, please email  Supriya: circles.ranches.ladies@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.

Mosaics Circle

The Mosaics Circle, led by Ayesha, are now meeting on both Tuesday and Wednesday mornings in Green Community East, DIP.

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

Mahjongg Monday Circle 

The Mahjongg Monday Circle are meeting to play on Mondays from 10am to 1pm, upstairs in Shakespeare and Co, Arabian Ranches 1. 

Please contact Sharon for more information. Email: circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Mahjongg Tuesday Circle

A second group, led by Supriya, meet to play ATF Mahjongg on Tuesdays 11am-1pm, email circles.rances.ladies@gmail.com for more information

Yoga Circle

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The Yoga Circle, taught by Mariana, is now starting at 8am instead of 8.30am and there is an extra class on Tuesdays at 5.30pm.   

Contact circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information or to join.

New – Meditative Stitching Circle

The new Meditative Stitching Circle, led by Saba, are meeting on Thursdays from 10am to 12pm.

If you would like to join please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Uni Mums

If you have grown-up children at or soon to start college or university, then join the Uni mums. They meet around once a term and also have a WhatsApp group.

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

Short articles needed for this newsletter!

We need short (200 to 300 words) articles with photos for this newsletter on what you have been getting up to in your Circle groups or any topics you think would be of interest to other RL members.

If you would like to contribute please email arladiesdubai@gmail.com

Discounts

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.


Discounts for Home and Living are highlighted below:

Agriculture Box


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
http://www.agriculturebox.com

Eco Souk 
10% off all non-sale items. Use the code RANCHES10
https://www.ecosouk.me/

Enjo – Environmentally Friendly Cleaning products

10% discount for Ranches Ladies members 

– show membership card or use code RLENJO

www.enjo.com

The Gorgeous Flower Company – Flowers for all occasions
10% discount for Ranches Ladies (show card)
Arabian Ranches Community Centre
Tel 050 299 3989
http://www.thegorgeousflowerco.com

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
http://www.justlife.com

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
http://www.flipsnack.com/orbtheatricals/orb-relocations

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
http://www.riotphotobooks.com

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
Nehad.Tadros@aramex.com
http://www.shopandship.com

TRIBE – Home design & styling


10% discount off store & rugs
The Courtyard, Al Quoz  Tel: 050 142 8248
http://www.tribedubai.com

Tutoring Center
After-school tutoring
10% off
Knowledge Village & Sustainable City
Tel: 04 435 6548
http://www.dubai.tutoringcenter.com

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!