27th June 2022

Ranches Ladies Newsletter

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

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. At Mercato Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road on 2nd and 16th July and Times Square Center on 9th and 23rd 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 and chat at Larte Restaurant in Studio One Hotel, Studio City (across the roundabout from the back entrance of Arabian Ranches 1) from 10.30am – 12pm.

In July and August, as many people are travelling, please check on RL members WhatsApp group before going to Larte. To join the Ranches Ladies Whatsapp group if you are a member, please email ranches.ladies@gmail.com

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 (by Friday afternoon for inclusion in the next Monday newsletter)

RL Circles News

The Circles Calendar for June is on the website.

As many circles are not planing to meet in July and August, there will be no new Circles Calendar until September.

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

The indoor Climbing Circle have now stopped meeting due to many people being away.

Circles in July or August

These Circles may continue meeting if enough ladies are available. Please check with Circle leaders.

Book Circle

The Book Circle, led by Jackie, will continue informally over the summer as only a few members are around. They will be reading ‘Pachinko’ by Min Jin Lee and ‘Blood Orange’ by Harriet Tyce.

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

French Circle

The French Circle meet to learn and improve their French on Friday mornings. If enough people are available they will meet in July or August.

If you would like to join them or find out more, email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Art Circle

The Art Circle, led by Rajul, may meet in July or August if enough people are available. Thursdays from 10am to 12 noon. New members welcome.

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

Cinema Circle

The Cinema Circle, led by Marina, plan to meet on Monday Mornings in July if enough people are interested.

Email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com to find out more.

Walking Circle

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.

Pilates Circle

The Pilates Circle meet 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. They will continue over the summer if enough people are around.

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

Mahjongg Monday Circle 

The Mahjongg Monday Circle are meeting to play on Mondays from 10am to 1pm. 

Please contact Sharon for more information. 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 WhatsApp group. Occasional meet-ups will start again after the summer break.

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


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

Discounts for Clothes and Accessories are highlighted below:

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15% off all styles by quoting ARL15

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Mamiya Jewellery
Up to 70% discount on diamonds and pearls.
Free repairing, cleaning, polishing for
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Oasis Fashion

Oasis Fashion – Clothing Boutique
20% Discount
Wafi Mall, Oud Metha Road

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20% off clothes when spending over 300AED

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Have a great week!