14th November 2022

Ranches Ladies Newsletter

Good morning Ranches Ladies!

Christmas Craft Morning – Book Now

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Ranches Ladies Christmas Festive Wreath making & festive coffee morning will be on Tuesday, December 13th 2022 at Larte, Studio One Hotel in Studio City. Open to Ranches Ladies Members and visitors.

Come and make, decorate and take home your own personally designed wreath in the comfort of Larte together with guidance and quality materials supplied by Gorgeous Flower Company, Dubai. Make new friends or catch up with old ones over tea or coffee and festive pastries after the craft activity.

Come and celebrate our first post-covid Ranches Ladies festive morning and get into the spirit of the festive season.

Book by 21st November to ensure your place.

For more information, please contact Hayet or Josephine, or email ranches.ladies@gmail.com.

Advanced Notice – Annual General Meeting on 29th November

Ranches Ladies AGM will be held via Zoom on Tuesday 29th November at 2pm. This is especially important for board and committee members, but as many RL members as possible are encourage to join as well. During the meeting there will be a report from our president, an update from the treasurer as well as details on our winter event and plans for the coming year.

Zoom link to be sent closer to the date.

Festive Bazaar – Sunday 11th December

Save the date! Our annual festive bazaar is always a fun event, as well as a great chance to buy unique gifts for loved ones. This year it will be on Sunday 11th December at The Sustainable City. Timings to be confirmed.

Tuesday Coffee Mornings at Larte

Ranches Ladies are meeting every Tuesday morning 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.

Good news! The road from the back entrance of Arabian Ranches to Studio City has reopened, with new traffic lights instead of the roundabout.

If you have not yet renewed your membership, or you would like to join, you can do this at Larte Cafe, Studio One Hotel, Studio City on any Tuesday morning from 10.30am to 12 noon.

Please bring completed membership form, your Emirates ID (or passport if ID unavailable) and fee of 120 AED. Get more information and download the form on the membership section of our website: Ranches Ladies Membership and Renewals

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

RL Circles News

The number of Circles activities are increasing so it is not possible to fit each one on the newsletter every week. See the Circles Calendar for November on the website for more activities.

Line Dancing

The new Line Dancing Circle have made a great start. They meet on Wednesday mornings at Studio One Hotel. If you would like to join, please contact Carole or email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

International Lunch Circle

The International Lunch Circle is now focusing on Festivals from around the world. The Thanksgiving Lunch on 24th November booked up extremely fast and is now fully booked.

There will be more lunches planned in the coming year, so stay tuned to the RL members WhatsApp group and newsletter.

Cinema Circle

The Cinema circle, led by Marina, meet on Mondays at Vox Cinema, Mall of the Emirates. Time depends on the movie chosen. To join them please email circle.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

New – Crochet Circle

The new Crochet Circle, led by Debra, has started every Tuesday from 1-3pm and Thursday from 8:30-10:30am.

Email circle.ranches.ladies@gmail.com if you would like to join them.

Art Circle

The Art Circle meet on Thursdays from 10am to 12 noon to learn new techniques and create beautiful paintings. New members are welcome.

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

Walking Circles

The Walking Circle have moved back outdoors. Meet on Mondays at 7.15am outside the main entrance of the Community Retail centre in Arabian Ranches. Tea/coffee in Costa afterwards at 8.15am.

New ladies are always welcome to join, email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Beach Walking Circle

The Beach Walking Circle, led by Monika, at Kite beach (Blue Villas parking) on Tuesdays at 6.30am, 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

Quilters Circle

The Quilters Circle meet on the 3rd Monday of each month, and the next meeting is scheduled for 21st November. The Quilters have a separate membership under the umbrella of Ranches ladies. New members are welcome.

For more information or to join, email thequilterscircle@gmail.com

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.

To join, please email Email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information

Spanish Circle

The Spanish Circle, led by Maria, meet on Thursday mornings in Dubai Marina for beginners and Friday mornings for beginners and intermediates. If you would like to join them, email circle.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information

French Circle

The French Circle, led by Bea Sion, meet on Fridays for 10am to 12pm. New members welcome. 

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

Jewellery Clinic Circle

The next Jewellery Clinic Circle is planned for 24th November, 11am. Bring along any old jewellery that has sentimental value or some that you don’t wear anymore. Hayet can help you redesign it or fix it and enjoy wearing it again.

WhatsApp Hayet or email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Book Circle

The Book Circle are currently reading ‘3mph: The Adventures of One Woman’s Walk Around the World’, by Polly Letofsky – a courageous journey full of humanity, charity and spirit.

They plan to meet at Arabian Ranches Golf Club on Friday 18th November, 9.30am to discuss the book. New members welcome.

Literary Lunch Circle

The Literary Lunch Circle are reading ‘Small Things Like These’ by Claire Keegan. The next meeting is planned for Monday November 21st. New members welcome.

Yoga Circle

Mariana is teaching yoga – 8.30am on Fridays and 6.30pm on Tuesdays. Email circle.ranches.ladies@gmail.com to find out more.

Proposed New Circles

Some of our RL members would like to start new circles if there is enough interest. If you would like to join any circles, please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

PaperCraft Circle

Hand Embroidery Circle

Saba would like to start a Hand Embroidery Circle, for ladies to stitch as a group and learn new techniques. Please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com of you are interested.

Wanted – Newsletter Contributions

This is your newsletter and you can make it better. What would you like to share? Short (200-300 word) articles on any subject of interest to RL members, with photos if possible, much appreciated.

Please email any items for the newsletter to ranches.ladies@gmail.com before midday on Friday for inclusion in the next Monday’s newsletter.


Your RL membership is your passport to great discounts from our dozens of discount partners. Please make sure you present your valid membership card to avail a discount. 

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

Discounts for Nail Salons are highlighted below:

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

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

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Have a great week!