Author: Ranches Ladies

17 June 2018

Ranches Ladies Tuesday Social Morning

Our Social Mornings meet from 9.30-12 noon in the Baker Finch Room, Arabian Ranches Golf Club. Please note the programme starts promptly at 10.30 am.
June 19th 2018 Talk: Healthcall
Oxygen Therapy

What are the benefits of oxygen therapy? Oxygen gives life but also destroys harmful bacteria and alleviates stress. Come along and give an oxygen bar a try.

Announcements:

The RL committee is still looking for a number of volunteers to assist our website coordinator, our trips organiser, the programme coordinator and to help Lorna in setting up the room. Please speak to any member of the committee to discuss these roles in more depth.

Eid Mubarak to all our Moslem members who are celebrating Eid al Fitr this weekend at the end of the holy month of Ramadan

 Circles:
  • View our June Circles Calendar: Circles Activities
  • There will be no circles table in June and no more calendars until September. Please discuss your summer meet ups with your circle leaders.
  • Newcomers Coffee will be hosted by our new circle leader Helen on 28th June.  Please come along and support her if you are still around at 9.30 – 11.30 upstairs at Shakespeare’s & Co at Arabian Ranches 1 Retail Centre. Everyone is welcome, not just newcomers!
  • The Literary Lunch will be held on 25th June and the book being discussed is The Improbability of Love by Hannah Rothschild.
  • The Book Circle will meet on 24th June to discuss Trevor Noah’s book Born a Crime.
  • Tuesday 25th September will be our big Circles Morning in the Baker Finch room when you can come and see what ALL our Circles have to offer. Not to be missed!
  • For more information, or to register your interest for any circle, please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Trips:

Join us and book your place

Sunday 24th June 2018: Jebel Ali Dikochi Outlet Store 

Join Allison in a trip to Dikochi factory outlet store in Jebel Ali on 24th June 2018 at 10am. Transport is provided to and from Arabian Ranches Golf Club.

To join Allison email her at ranches.ladies@gmail.com and see the website for more details.

New Discounts:

We have 4 new discounts this month but please look at our website for the many discounts available to RL members, just by showing your membership card.

Up to 10% off on certain routes. Quote voucher code ARLM15.

15% discount off all styles by quoting ARL15

25% off 1st booking using voucher code Ranches 25 10% off future bookings quoting voucher code Ranches 10

10% discount for all members with a valid discount card

Please click this link to see all our Discounts available  Discounts for Ranches Ladies

Email: ranches.ladies@gmail.com      Website: www.arabianranchesladies.com

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10th June 2018

Ranches Ladies Tuesday Social Morning

Our Social Mornings meet from 9.30-12 noon in the Baker Finch Room, Arabian Ranches Golf Club. Please note the programme starts promptly at 10.30 am.
June 12th 2018 Talk: Jeannette Entwistle
Soil to Soul

Jeannette will be taking us through a plant based whole food diet and her recipes to help make a restrictive but heart healthy diet a pleasure to be on

Announcements:

14th June is World Blood Donor Day.

If anyone is interested in giving blood they can find out more at http://blooddonors.ae/donor/en/ or talk to Connie at our next meeting.

Ranches Ladies licence from the CDA has been renewed for the next two years.  Thanks to all who helped achieve this.

Ras Al Khaimah Bank (RAK BANK) has very kindly opened a bank account for Ranches Ladies.  It has taken 3 years to achieve finding and opening a bank account and we would like to thank all the staff of RAK BANK  who worked hard to help us reach our goal.

The RL committee is looking for a number of volunteers to assist our website coordinator, our trips organiser, the programme coordinator and to help Lorna in setting up the room. Please speak to any member of the committee to discuss these roles in more depth.

Eid Mubarak to all our Moslem members who celebrate Eid al Fitr this coming weekend at the end of the holy month of Ramadan

 Circles:
  • View our June Circles Calendar: Circles Activities
  • There will be no circles table in June and no more calendars until September. Please discuss your summer meet ups with your circle leaders.
  • Carl’s Art Circles will resume on 11th June when he returns.
  • Newcomers Coffee will be hosted by our new circle leader Helen on 28th June.  Please come along and support her if you are still around at 9.30 – 11.30 upstairs at Shakespeare’s & Co at Arabian Ranches 1 Retail Centre. Everyone is welcome, not just newcomers!
  • Tuesday 25th September will be our big Circles Morning in the Baker Finch room when you can come and see what ALL our Circles have to offer. Not to be missed!
  • For more information, or to register your interest for any circle, please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Trips:

Join us and book your place

Sunday 24th June 2018: Jebel Ali Dikochi Outlet Store 

Join Allison in a trip to Dikochi factory outlet store in Jebel Ali on 24th June 2018 at 10am. Transport is provided to and from Arabian Ranches Golf Club.

To join Allison email her at ranches.ladies@gmail.com and see the website for more details.

New Discounts:

We have 4 new discounts this month but please look at our website for the many discounts available to RL members, just by showing your membership card.

Up to 10% off on certain routes. Quote voucher code ARLM15.

15% discount off all styles by quoting ARL15

25% off 1st booking using voucher code Ranches 25 10% off future bookings quoting voucher code Ranches 10

10% discount for all members with a valid discount card

Please click this link to see all our Discounts available  Discounts for Ranches Ladies

Email: ranches.ladies@gmail.com      Website: www.arabianranchesladies.com

10th June 2018

Ranches Ladies Tuesday Social Morning

Our Social Mornings meet from 9.30-12 noon in the Baker Finch Room, Arabian Ranches Golf Club. Please note the programme starts promptly at 10.30 am.
June 12th 2018 Talk: Jeannette Entwistle
Soil to Soul

Jeannette will be taking us through a plant based whole food diet and her recipes to help make a restrictive but heart healthy diet a pleasure to be on

Announcements:

14th June is World Blood Donor Day.

If anyone is interested in giving blood they can find out more at http://blooddonors.ae/donor/en/ or talk to Connie at our next meeting.

Ranches Ladies licence from the CDA has been renewed for the next two years.  Thanks to all who helped achieve this.

Ras Al Khaimah Bank (RAK BANK) has very kindly opened a bank account for Ranches Ladies.  It has taken 3 years to achieve finding and opening a bank account and we would like to thank all the staff of RAK BANK  who worked hard to help us reach our goal.

The RL committee is looking for a number of volunteers to assist our website coordinator, our trips organiser, the programme coordinator and to help Lorna in setting up the room. Please speak to any member of the committee to discuss these roles in more depth.

Eid Mubarak to all our Moslem members who celebrate Eid al Fitr this coming weekend at the end of the holy month of Ramadan

 Circles:
  • View our June Circles Calendar: Circles Activities
  • There will be no circles table in June and no more calendars until September. Please discuss your summer meet ups with your circle leaders.
  • Carl’s Art Circles will resume on 11th June when he returns.
  • Newcomers Coffee will be hosted by our new circle leader Helen on 28th June.  Please come along and support her if you are still around at 9.30 – 11.30 upstairs at Shakespeare’s & Co at Arabian Ranches 1 Retail Centre. Everyone is welcome, not just newcomers!
  • Tuesday 25th September will be our big Circles Morning in the Baker Finch room when you can come and see what ALL our Circles have to offer. Not to be missed!
  • For more information, or to register your interest for any circle, please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Trips:

Join us and book your place

Sunday 24th June 2018: Jebel Ali Dikochi Outlet Store 

Join Allison in a trip to Dikochi factory outlet store in Jebel Ali on 24th June 2018 at 10am. Transport is provided to and from Arabian Ranches Golf Club.

To join Allison email her at ranches.ladies@gmail.com and see the website for more details.

New Discounts:

We have 4 new discounts this month but please look at our website for the many discounts available to RL members, just by showing your membership card.

Up to 10% off on certain routes. Quote voucher code ARLM15.

15% discount off all styles by quoting ARL15

25% off 1st booking using voucher code Ranches 25 10% off future bookings quoting voucher code Ranches 10

10% discount for all members with a valid discount card

Please click this link to see all our Discounts available  Discounts for Ranches Ladies

Email: ranches.ladies@gmail.com      Website: www.arabianranchesladies.com

2nd June 2018

Ranches Ladies Tuesday Social Morning

Our Social Mornings meet from 9.30-12 noon in the Baker Finch Room, Arabian Ranches Golf Club. Please note the programme starts promptly at 10.30 am.

June 5th 2018: Ayur Mandala Ayurvedic Centre

Where Healing Begins

Ayur Mandala Ayurvedic Centre is a completely new concept of holistic centre with authentic Ayurveda treatments. Mae will explain to RL the principles and techniques of Ayurveda for health and happiness

Announcements:

The UAE celebrates Zayed Humanitarian Work Day on 3rd June (19th Ramadan) to commemorate the late Sheikh Zayed and in recognition of his encouragement of humanitarian kindness in this country. This is a good opportunity to do something for your community like donate to Ramadan fridges, knit for Rags to Riches or even give blood or volunteer for a good cause.

Carole will be in Edinburgh from 7 June – 27 August.  There will be an RL reunion lunch in late July in Edinburgh hosted by Mary Harvey. Please email her on m_innes_harvey@hotmail.com if you want to go on her mailing list.

Sue Fulham will also be hosting a lunch in London. sue_fulham@hotmail.com

Thank you to Angela and all the 4 circles that exhibited their work at RL in May. The Mosaics, Art, Leather and Photography Circles all displayed their work. We enjoyed seeing their beautiful creations very much and look forward to seeing more at our Circles Morning on 25th September.

 Circles:
  • View our May and June Circles Calendars: Circles Activities
  • There will be no circles table in June and no more calendars until September. Please discuss summer meet ups with your circle leaders.
  • Many thanks to Barry’s Photography Circle for showing us some of their photographs at RL Coffee Morning this week.
  • Carl’s Art Circles will not take place on 4th and 7th June as he is away.
  • Newcomers Coffee will be hosted by our new circle leader Helen on 28th June.  Please come along and support her if you are still around at 9.30 – 11.30 upstairs at Shakespeare’s & Co at Arabian Ranches 1 Retail Centre. Everyone is welcome, not just newcomers!
  • Tuesday 25th September will be our big Circles Morning in the Baker Finch room when you can come and see what ALL our Circles have to offer. Not to be missed!
  • For more information, or to register your interest for any circle, please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Trips:

Join us and book your place: 

The next trip will be in September.

Discounts:

Please click this link to see all our Discounts available  Discounts for Ranches Ladies

Email: ranches.ladies@gmail.com      Website: www.arabianranchesladies.com

27th May 2018

Ranches Ladies Tuesday Social Morning

Our Social Mornings meet from 9.30-12 noon in the Baker Finch Room, Arabian Ranches Golf Club. Please note the programme starts promptly at 10.30 am.

May 29th 2018 Talk: Carole Binbrek

What is your Face Shape?

Do you know your face shape? Carole will demonstrate different face shapes and help you to choose jewellery to flatter your face. Please bring necklaces and earrings to experiment with.

Announcements:

For Carole’s programme on Tuesday please bring a small mirror and whiteboard marker or your telephone to take pictures. Carole will use Ranches Ladies models and pieces from Hayet’s jewellery collection to demonstrate.

 Circles:
  • View our May and June Circles Calendars: Circles Activities
  • As we are approaching the summer break please discuss your summer meet up plans with your circle leaders.  Angela will not produce a calendar for July and August.
  • Many thanks to Jo’s Mosaic Circle who showed us their amazing creations at RL Coffee Morning this week.
  • Barry’s Photography Circle will exhibit some of their pictures on Tuesday 29th May from 9.30am at the entrance to the Baker Finch room.
  • Newcomer’s Coffee will be held on 31st May at 10.15 – 11.45am at Shakespeare’s & Co at Arabian Ranches 1 Retail Centre. Please note the later time!
  • Carole’s Poetry Circle will be held on 28th May at her villa in Savannah. She asks you to share your favourite poems. This will be the last meeting before the summer.
  • Carl’s Art Circle will resume on Monday 28th May 2018.
  • The Book Circle will meet next on 24th June and the book is Born A Crime by Trevor Noah.
  • Literary Lunch will take place on Monday 25th June and the book is The Improbability of Love by Hannah Rothschild.
  • The last Circles table of 2017-18 will be on 29th May as Circles cease for the summer in June. New sign ups will start in September but you do not need to re-sign if you are already a member. It is courteous to let your Circle Leader know if you are leaving a Circle in September. Thank you.
  • Tuesday 25th September will be our big Circles Morning in the Baker Finch room when you can come and see what ALL our Circles have to offer. Not to be missed!
  • For more information, or to register your interest for any circle, please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Trips:

Join us and book your place: 

The trip to The Pearl Museum will take place today.

Discounts:

Please click this link to see all our Discounts available  Discounts for Ranches Ladies

Email: ranches.ladies@gmail.com      Website: www.arabianranchesladies.com

20th May 2018

Ranches Ladies Tuesday Social Morning

Our Social Mornings meet from 9.30-12 noon in the Baker Finch Room, Arabian Ranches Golf Club. Please note the programme starts promptly at 10.30 am.

May 22nd 2018: Supriya Sharma

Join Supriya, leader of our Mahjong and Shanghai Circles, for a morning of card games to test your memory and wits! No experience necessary (it’s more fun!)

Announcements:

Ramadan Kareem to all our Muslim members

Thank you to everyone who contributed to our wonderful Royal Wedding inspired street party at RL Coffee Morning on Tuesday. Special thanks goes to Connie for the programme, Lorna for the room decoration, chef Nugraha for the buffet and the Dubai Polo and Equestrian Club for the donation of 2 Royal Buffet Vouchers.

 Circles:
  • View our May Circles Calendar: Circles Activities
  • Many thanks to Gaelin’s Leather Circle who showcased their beautiful creations at RL Coffee Morning this week.
  • The Mosaic Circle will exhibit their intricate work on Tuesday 22nd May from 9.30am at the entrance to the Baker Finch room. Come and see what they get up to!
  • Newcomer’s Coffee will be held on 31st May at 10.15 – 11.45am at Shakespeare’s & Co at Arabian Ranches 1 Retail Centre.
  • Carole’s Poetry Circle will be held on 28th May at her villa in Savannah. She asks you to share your favourite poems.
  • There will be no Art Circle meetings until 28th May 2018.
  • The Book Circle will meet today 20th May and the book under discussion is Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan.
  • Literary Lunch will take place tomorrow 21st May and the book is A Boy Made of Blocks.
  • As we are approaching the summer break please discuss your summer meet up plans with your circle leaders.  Angela will produce a June calendar but not one for July and August.
  • For more information, or to register your interest for any circle, please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Trips:

Join us and book your place: 

This trip is now fully booked but you can still ask Allison to put your name on the waiting list for cancellations.

Please see our website for more information

Discounts:

We have 2 new discounts available from Mr Odd Job (Maintenance and Handyman Services) and Bait Zait (natural skincare products). See our website for all the details

Please click this link to see all our Discounts available  Discounts for Ranches Ladies

Email: ranches.ladies@gmail.com      Website: www.arabianranchesladies.com

13th May 2018

Ranches Ladies Tuesday Social Morning

Our Social Mornings meet from 9.30-12 noon in the Baker Finch Room, Arabian Ranches Golf Club. Please note the programme starts promptly at 10.30 am.

May 15th 2018: Royal Wedding Party

Announcements:

We are looking to fill a number of volunteer vacancies in Ranches Ladies.

  • Meet and Greet Ladies – needed to attend RL coffee mornings one morning a month, from 9.30-10.30am, to assist new members, guests and visitors and introduce them to Ranches Ladies. Come and wear a purple scarf! Speak to Carole, Connie or email ranches.ladies@gmail.com
  • A new leader for the German Circle is needed from September. Thank you Silke for your hard work. Email Angela for more information (see below)
  • 3 assistants are needed to help the Trips Coordinator, the Website Coordinator (training will be given!) and to help Lorna set up the room for coffee morning events and when she’s away.
  • We are hoping to produce an RL Calendar for Christmas 2018. Can any Ranches Lady proficient with a camera attend and take photographs on the first 2 Tuesdays in September 2018? Email ranches ladies to offer your services.
 Circles:
  • View our May Circles Calendar: Circles Activities
  • Thank you to Heike for her very popular talk on sourdough bread and sushi making. She will be arranging interactive workshops in both skills. Please register your interest on the circles email below.
  • The Quilters Circle will meet on the 13th May.  This will be their last meeting before the summer break.
  • There is no Singing Circle on 16th May as Gayle is away.
  • Thank you to Carl and his artists for their amazing display of artwork at the coffee morning last week.
  • There will be no Art Circle meetings until 28th May 2018.
  • Gaelin’s Leather Circle will showcase their wonderful work on Tuesday 15th May from 9.30am at the entrance to the Baker Finch room. Come and see what they get up to!
  • Mosaics and Photography Circles exhibitions will then follow.
  • The Gardening Circle will meet on 17th May to learn about water lilies and how to cross pollinate hibiscus at Supriya’s.
  • The Ladies Lunch will take place today 13th May at Maison De Juliette in La Mer.
  • The Book Circle will meet on 20th May and the Literary Lunch will take place on 21st May.
  • For more information, or to register your interest for any circle, please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Trips:

Join us and book your place: 

This is a rare opportunity to visit The Pearl Museum, a private Emirati collection, on 27th May 2018. The Museum is open by appointment only and numbers are limited to 15. Please see our website for more information and contact Allison to book your place.

Discounts:

We have 2 new discounts available from Mr Odd Job (Maintenance and Handyman Services) and Bait Zait (natural skincare products). See our website for all the details

Please click this link to see all our Discounts available  Discounts for Ranches Ladies

Email: ranches.ladies@gmail.com      Website: www.arabianranchesladies.com

May 6th 2018

Ranches Ladies Tuesday Social Morning

Our Social Mornings meet from 9.30-12 noon in the Baker Finch Room, Arabian Ranches Golf Club. Please note the programme starts promptly at 10.30 am.

May 8th 2018 Talk: Heike Voigt

Heike is the first European Sushi Master and Chef at the Baker’s Kitchen. She will talk about her love for Japanese food, the art of sushi and healthy nutrition

 Circles:
  • View our May Circles Calendar: Circles Activities
  • The Quilters Circle will meet on the 13th May.  This will be their last meeting before the summer break.
  • There is no Singing Circle on 16th May as Gayle is away.
  • Mosaics will be on Wednesday 9th May.
  • EXHIBITIONS – Look forward to seeing some of our Circles exhibiting their handiwork in the Baker Finch Room entrance in the coming weeks, starting with Carl’s Art on Tuesday 8th.
  • The Leather, Mosaics and Photography Circles exhibitions will then follow.
  • The Gardening Circle will meet on 17th May to learn about water lilies and how to cross pollinate hibiscus at Supriya’s.
  • The Ladies Lunch will take place on Sunday 13th May at Maison De Juliette in La Mer. See our website for more details and to book your place.
  • We are looking for a new Circle Leader for the German Circle as sadly Silke is leaving us. Many thanks to Silke who has run the German Circle and hosted Newcomers Coffee Mornings brilliantly for us.
  • Thank you to Gretha, who is our new Cinema Circle leader, and to Helen who will help host the Newcomers Coffee Mornings.
  • For more information, or to register your interest for any circle, please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Trips:

Join us and book your place: 

This is a rare opportunity to visit The Pearl Museum, a private Emirati collection, on 27th May 2018. The Museum is open by appointment only and numbers are limited to 15. Please see our website for more information and contact Allison to book your place.

Discounts:

Please click this link to see all our Discounts available  Discounts for Ranches Ladies

Email: ranches.ladies@gmail.com      Website: www.arabianranchesladies.com

April 29th 2018

Ranches Ladies Tuesday Social Morning

Our Social Mornings meet from 9.30-12 noon in the Baker Finch Room, Arabian Ranches Golf Club. Please note the programme starts promptly at 10.30 am.

May 1st 2018 Presentation: Hayet Zerelli

Please bring along one or two items of costume jewellery for a workshop with Hayet.  She will show us how to fix or adapt your costume jewellery to meet your requirements. 

Announcements:

  • Dr Bassma, who presented her natural skin care products at the RL Coffee Morning on Tuesday, is offering 10% off her products. Her company is called Bait Zait.
  • If there is interest from enough Ranches Ladies we will try to arrange a “hands on” workshop with Dr Bassma. If you would be interested to attend please let Angela know via the RL Circles email below so we can make arrangements. 

Circles:

  • View our May Circles Calendar: Circles Activities
  • The Quilters Circle will meet on the 2nd Sunday in May, instead of the 3rd.  This will be their last meeting before the summer break
  • No Singing Circle Wednesday 16th May as Gayle is unavailable that day
  • Monday Beginners Bridge 2 is suspended.  Tuesday Beginners Bridge 1 will continue.
  • Mosaics in May will be on Wednesday 9th and 30th May.
  • Our One Stroke Painting Workshop will take place on Wednesday 2nd May 1.30-4.30pm in Saheel.
  • EXCITING ~ Look forward to seeing some of our Circles exhibiting their handiwork in the Baker Finch Room entrance area in the coming weeks.
  • For more information, or to register your interest for any circle, please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Trips:

Join us and book your place: 

The next trip will be announced soon

Discounts:

Please click this link to see all our Discounts available  Discounts for Ranches Ladies

Email: ranches.ladies@gmail.com      Website: www.arabianranchesladies.com

April 22nd 2018

Ranches Ladies Tuesday Social Morning

Our Social Mornings meet from 9.30-12 noon in the Baker Finch Room, Arabian Ranches Golf Club. Please note the programme starts promptly at 10.30 am.

April 24th 2018 Two Presentations:

Barely Blush and Bait Zait

Join our two young Emirati entrepreneurs showcasing their new start up fashion enterprise Barely Blush with examples of their exquisite designs which have been entered into the 2018 Young Entrepreneurs Competition. 

and watch a demonstration by renowned medic Dr Bassma al Banna who makes her own acclaimed range of natural skincare products Bait Zait which focuses on local elements such as camel milk, date syrup, tropical and essential oils which is more effective in this UAE climate.  Br Bassma will show us how to make our own moisturising body butter and other products

 Announcements:

  • Due to the current economic climate it seems that people are not spending at the local markets around town so we have decided to cancel the Spring Bazaar on May 1st.

Circles:

Trips:

Join us and book your place: 

The next trip will be announced soon

Discounts:

Please click this link to see all our Discounts available  Discounts for Ranches Ladies

Email: ranches.ladies@gmail.com      Website: www.arabianranchesladies.com