13th March 2023

Ranches Ladies Newsletter

Good Morning Ranches Ladies. Happy St. Patricks Day for Friday.

Hope you have a great week ahead.

Lunch Circle at Avli Restaurant

On 6th March, the Lunch Circle, led by Karen Weaving, went to Avli in the Four Seasons DIFC for their business lunch. The restaurant was marvellous and they had a great afternoon enjoying delicious food with beautiful ladies, building relationships and making new friends. A big thank you to Karen for organising.

Keep tuned for more lunches in future.

Circles Coffee Morning – Tuesday 21st March

Don’t miss our Circles Coffee Morning from 10.30am on Tuesday 21st March. Come along to meet the circle leaders and find out more about what’s on offer at Ranches Ladies! Current members and new ladies thinking of joining all welcome.

Tuesdays at Larte

Join us for tea or coffee and a chat every Tuesday morning at Larte, Studio One Hotel in Studio City, 10.30am to 12 midday.

You can also join or renew your RL membership and find out about activities on offer.

Wanted –

Newsletter Contributions

Can you share something you have been doing in your Circle group? Could you write about your favourite place to visit, or anything else that would be of interest to other RL members?

We need short (200-300 word) articles for this newsletter, with photos if possible. It would be great to have an article for each week’s newsletter.

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

RL Circles News

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

Ramadan will start from around the 23rd March and this may affect the scheduling of some Circle activities.

Hiking Circle

The Hiking Circle are enjoying last few weeks of good weather to get outside. Here are some photos of last Thursday’s hike to Al Hamba Ravine. It was a great hike that included a walk through an orchard perfumed by the mature jasmine trees. At the end of the hike they visited the Fower Farm in Fujairah.

If you would like to join the Hiking Circle email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Art Circle

The Art Circle, led by Rajul, are continuing to creating stunning paintings on various themes, and learning new painting techniques.

New members are welcome. Thursdays from 10am to 12 noon. Email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Book Circle

The Book Circle will meet this Friday 17th March to discuss The End of Summer and we are very excited that we will be joined by the author, Salha Al Busaidy.

If anyone has read the book and would like to join the discussion, pls contact Jackie on circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Open to Ranches Ladies members only, space is limited.

French Circle

Last Friday, the French Circle enjoyed lunch at the new Le Fouquet’s French restaurant in Downtown Dubai.

The French Circle, led by Bea, meet on Friday mornings and the venue varies. If you know some basic French but would like to improve and learn more, join the French Circle.

To find out more, email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

New – Italian Circle

The Italian Circle is back and completely new! Join us on Wednesdays from 10 to 11 am and learn how to speak in Italian in a blink of an eye.

Every week we will improv real life situations through guided and non guided role plays. Amaze your friends with your Italian whether you’re going on a holiday or just to an Italian venue in Dubai! Don’t expect a traditional frontal lesson, you will be the star on stage! Warm up exercises to gain focus, concentration and free your creativity. Activities to learn vocabulary and grammar! Fun is guaranteed! All levels are welcome. Wear comfortable clothes.

The Italian Circle will be led by Paola and Nicoletta. Paola is a certified Italian teacher with 10 years of experience in Dubai.
Nicoletta is an actress with many years of experience in improv theatre and collaborates with Italian performers in Dubai.

For more information, email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Literary Lunch Circle

The Literary Lunch Circle, led by Ashfaa, are reading the bestselling novel, Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus. It follows the story of Elizabeth Zott, a brilliant chemist in the 1950’s and 60’s. who is forced to become a television chef when she finds herself a young, single mother. 

They plan to meet on Monday 20th March. If you would like to join please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Walking Fitness Circle

Come and join the Walking Circle while the weather is still not too hot. Meet on Mondays at 7.15am outside the main entrance of the Community Retail centre in Arabian Ranches to walk for around one hour. 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

Poetry Circle

Credit: depositphotos.com

The next Poetry Circle meeting, led by Carole, has been changed to Monday 20th March, 2.30pm in Savannah, Arabian Ranches 1.

There was so many interesting poems on Magic and the Supernatural that they are repeating the same theme this month.

New members welcome. Please bring along 3 poems to read and discuss.

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

Mosaics Circle

The Mosaics Circle are having fun creating some beautiful pieces. 

They meet on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9.30am in Green Community East, DIP.

To join or for more details, email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com 

Quilters Circle

Ranches Ladies Quilters are a group within Ranches Ladies who love creating with quilting, sewing and embroidery. 

Meetings are usually on the 3rd Monday of the month at 10am. The next meeting is planned for 20th March.

If you would like to join the quilters, contact Vidhya at thequilterscircle@gmail.com

Line Dancing Circle

Join the Line Dancing Circle to have fun and get fit on Wednesday mornings at Studio One Hotel. 

Contact Carole or email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Yoga Circle

Mariana is teaching yoga outdoors, 5pm on Tuesdays and 8.15am on Fridays.

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


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. 

Check the  discounts section on the website for a full list.

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 discount related 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

  • Facebook
  • Instagram

If you are not receiving this newsletter by email, please sign up by entering your email address in the box.

If you wish to unsubscribe at any time please drop an email to arladiesdubai@gmail.com

Have a great week!