Category: Tuesday

Sunday 19th November 2017

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.
Tuesday 21st November:  Oasis Fashion Morning

We welcome our friends from Oasis Fashion, Wafi Mall, for our popular fashion morning.  Lots of fabulous outfits and accessories to check out. Please come along, bring your friends and let’s make it an amazing morning.

Announcements:

  • Angela from Oasis is offering 30% discount at our Fashion Morning (instead of the usual 20% for members).  Don’t miss out!
  • Thanks to Jackie for a great Gardening Trip to The Sustainable City last week.
  • Reminder for your diary:  Festive Bazaar Tuesday 28th November, 9am – 1.30pm (poster below – please spread the word!); RL Christmas Party will be held in the Baker Finch Room on Tuesday 5th December;  Tuesday 12th December – Festive Coffee Morning to be held in Carole’s garden.
  • #GivingTuesday 28th November – Encourages everyone to think about how they can give back to the community whether it’s money, time or effort.  Please take part and visit www.givingtuesday.org for more info.

Circles:

  • View our November Circles Calendar: Circles Activities
  • Newcomers Coffee this month will be Thursday 23rd November upstairs at Shakespeare and Co, AR Centre, 9.30am – 11.30am (due to a public holiday on the last Thursday of this month).
  • Spread the word about our Mums and Tots  ‘Artful Toddlers’  Monday mornings in The Loft at the AR Golf Club.   Contact circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for further details.
  • Ladies Lunch Circle – RL Christmas Lunch is on Sunday 10th December at MATTO Italian restaurant at The Oberoi Hotel.  Please see Lorna to join us for this special festive outing.
  • Spanish Circle will now be held on Mondays from 2.15 to 3.15 pm.

 Trips:

  • Join Us and book your place – Sunday 26th November: We are taking a 3 hour cruise on a beautiful 80 ft yacht – chartered just for Ranches Ladies! Time of cruise is from 10 am to 1 pm.
  • Tuesday 19th December – Allison is planning a Breakfast Social at Mados restaurant in Jumeirah – details to follow

Special Event:

Lorna is organising a Members and Partners Racing Night at Meydan.  Thursday January 18th 2018…keep the date free!!

Discounts:

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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Sunday 12th November 2017

Ranches Ladies Tuesday Social Morning

Our Social Mornings meet from 9.30-12.00 in the Baker Finch Room, Arabian Ranches Golf Club. Please note the programme starts promptly at 10.30 am.

Tuesday 14th November: Dyson Presentation

Dyson presents the cordless vacuum, airpurifier, hairdryer and stylish lighting line. Join us and receive a voucher for a free blow dry styling session in Dyson’s demo store at Dubai Mall and a special discount on products.

Announcements:

  • Congratulations to Caroline Lovell on joining the Ranches Ladies committee as our new Discount Co-ordinator.
  • Thanks to Katy Keating for an inspiring talk on her first novel ‘No Man, No Cry’ which can be bought on  Amazon.co.uk
  • Save these festive dates:  Festive Bazaar Tuesday 28th November, 9am – 1.30pm; RL Christmas Party will be held in the Baker Finch Room Tuesday 5th December;  Tuesday 12th December – Festive Coffee Morning to be held in Carole’s garden.

Circles:

  • View our November Circles Calendar: Circles Activities
  • Art with Carl will take 3 weeks off as Carl has commitments in the UK.  No Art Circle week beginning 12th, 19th or 26th November.
  • German Circle will now take place weekly instead of twice a month.  There is currently no Beginners German, only Advanced.  Well done ladies!
  • Meet Katy Keating, who presented to Ranches Ladies on 7th November, at the Literary Lunch on November 20th. Read her book, ‘No Man, No Cry’ and join us to discuss the book.
  • Ladies Lunch Circle – RL Christmas Lunch is on Sunday 10th December – MATTO Italian restaurant at The Oberoi Hotel.  Please see Lorna to join us for this special festive outing.
  • Liz, our Theatre Appreciation Circle leader, is collecting names of those who wish to see Evita at Dubai Opera Tuesday 23rd January 2018, 8pm.
  • To join these and other Circles contact circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

 Trips:

  • Join Us and book your place – Sunday 26th November: We are taking a 3 hour cruise on a beautiful 80ft yacht – chartered just for Ranches Ladies! Time of cruise is from 10 am to 1 pm.
  • Tuesday 19th December, for those still in Dubai, Allison is planning a Breakfast Social at Mados restaurant in Jumeirah – details to follow!

Special Event:

Lorna is organising a Members and Partners Racing Night at Meydan.  Thursday January 18th 2018…keep the date free!!

Discounts:

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

Sunday 5th November 2017

Ranches Ladies Tuesday Social Morning

Our Social Mornings meet from 9.30-12.00 in the Baker Finch Room, Arabian Ranches Golf Club. Please note the programme starts promptly at 10.30 am.

Tuesday 7th November: Local author Katy Keating

We welcome local published author, Katy Keating, who will talk about her personal journey of writing, publishing and marketing her first novel ‘No Man, No Cry ‘.  *Please note this week’s meeting will be held in Birdies at AR Golf Club.

Announcements:

  • This week we meet in Birdies.  Golf carts will be available to take you there.
  • Many thanks to Lorna and Julia for a superb Hallowe’en party last Tuesday.  The decor was wonderful and everyone had a lot of fun joining in the quizzes and games and hearing the origins of this custom.
  • Donations of new items always welcome for our monthly fund raising raffle which takes place usually on the second Tuesday of each month.
  • If you cannot attend a circle which you have signed up for please let the Circle Leader know in advance.  Please also answer any email sent to you by a Circle Leader needing an answer.  Circle Leaders spend a lot of time and effort planning their activity and need to know numbers attending.  If you no longer want to be in a Circle please have the courtesy to let the Circle Leader know so she can remove your name from the mailing list – thank you.

Circles:

  • View our November Circles Calendar: Circles Activities
  • * Exciting NEW CIRCLE staring *NOW* for Mums & Tots! Monday mornings at AR Golf Club. Limited spaces so register now. Please click link for details: Mums & Tots
  • Gardening Circle will visit the Biodomes at Sustainable City Sunday 12th November
  • Date for theatre lovers’ diaries – Theatre Appreciation Circle is planning to see Evita at Dubai Opera on Tuesday 23rd January, 8pm.
  • For more information on any Circle please contact circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

 Trips:

Discounts:

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

Sunday 29th October 2017

Ranches Ladies Tuesday Social Morning

Our Social Mornings meet from 9.30-12.00 in the Baker Finch Room, Arabian Ranches Golf Club. Please note the programme starts promptly at 10.30 am.

Tuesday 31st October: Autumn Party

Join us for our Autumn Party with lots of fun games and quizzes.  Bring a friend.  Witches hats and broomsticks very welcome!

Circles:

 Trips:

Discounts:

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

Sunday 22nd October 2017

Ranches Ladies Tuesday Social Morning

Our Social Mornings meet from 9.30-12.00 in the Baker Finch Room, Arabian Ranches Golf Club. Please note the programme starts promptly at 10.30 am.

Tuesday 24th October: How to be a model

We welcome Marketa Halamek who has worked as a Fashion Choreographer and Model Coach for more than 20 years.  Join us to discover the do’s and dont’s of strutting your stuff!

Announcements:

  • Happy Diwali to all our Hindu members and their families.
  • Many thanks to the management of Mado Restaurant, next to Miraj, on Jumeirah Beach Rd for inviting 3 Ranches Ladies for a very delicious Ottoman afternoon tea.

Circles:

  • View our October and November calendars: Circles Activities
  • Cultural Cooking is on this Monday 23rd  October, this month the focus is South African dishes.
  • NEW: Beginners Bridge is starting on Tuesday 24th October, will meet every Tues 2.30 – 3.30pm
  • Newcomers Coffee Thursday 26th October at Shakespeare and Co (upstairs), AR Retail Centre.  Everyone is welcome; you do not have to be a newcomer to attend!  No sign up required, just turn up!
  • Carole’s Poetry Circle has changed from Mon 23rd to Monday 30th October.
  • Want to learn Golf? Our second Beginner Golf Circle is planned to start Tuesday 31st October, straight after Ranches Ladies – great rates for RL members. Contact Angela at circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com to join us.
  • Please make sure your Circle Leader has your RL 2017-2018 membership number. Thank you.

 Trips:

Discounts:

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

Sunday 15th October 2017

Ranches Ladies Tuesday Social Morning

Our Social Mornings meet from 9.30-12.00 in the Baker Finch Room, Arabian Ranches Golf Club. Please note the programme starts promptly at 10.30 am.

Tuesday 17th October: KUUR Rehabilitation

Meet Jenny Lynch, senior physiotherapist from KUUR Rehabilitation who will be talking about osteoarthritis.  Learn the causes, different treatment and management options for this common ‘wear & tear’ condition of the joints.

Announcements:

  • Many thanks to Rutbah for being the Discount Co-ordinator for the past few months. She has done a great job. She is now taking up new employment as a chartered accountant. We wish her well.
  • Thanks to Lorna for a wonderful Ladies Lunch at Meydan last week.
  • October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  We have included a link on our website for the 5-step recommended self-exam: Breast Cancer Awareness 2017

Circles:

  • View our October calendar: Circles Activities
  • There will be no Ladies Lunch in November, but Lorna is planning a special Lunch experience in December!  Tentatively Sunday December 10th…. Watch this space!
  • Our 1st Golf Circle has started early on a Thursday morning.  Good luck ladies! Our 2nd Golf Circle starts Tues 31st October.  For more details and to confirm your attendance to Jessica please email: circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com
  • Book Circle is Sunday 15th October, 10 am.
  • Literary Lunch Circle meets Monday 16th October, a little later than usual, at 12.15 pm.
  • Carole’s monthly Poetry Circle, with the theme Dancing, will be on Mon 23rd October.

 Trips:

  • Join Us and book your place – Sunday 22nd October: visit to the Dubai Herbal Treatment Centre. A welcome drink, tour of the premises, taster treatment and healthy lunch included -price 150 Dhs.

Discounts:

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

Sunday 8th October 2017

Ranches Ladies Tuesday Social Morning

Our Social Mornings meet from 9.30-12.00 in the Baker Finch Room, Arabian Ranches Golf Club. Please note the programme starts promptly at 10.30 am.

Tuesday 10th October: Brest Friends

Brest Friends return to Ranches ladies for their annual presentation on breast cancer prevention and what is on offer in the UAE for ladies diagnosed with breast cancer.

Announcements:

  • Would you like to join our wonderful Meet & Greet team? We need 4 more ladies to complete the team.  Please see Kathy at our Tuesday coffee morning to find out more.
  • Please make sure your Circle Leader has your RL 2017-2018 membership number. Thank you!
  • Remember Dr Yates who presented his book to RL Catastrophes, Crashes and Crimes of the UAE? He’s now looking for research volunteers for the next book.  Anyone interested please email: athol.yates@kustar.ac.ae  See link for full details: New project seeks volunteers

Circles:

 Trips:

  • Join Us and book your place – Sunday 22nd October: visit to the Dubai Herbal Treatment Centre to find out what alternative medicine and remedies they offer. A welcome drink, tour of the premises, taster treatment and healthy lunch included.

Special RL Member’s Offer

  • Christian Dior has offered Ranches Ladies a 60 minute Signature Facial Treatment with the new Prestige Micro Huile de Rose, redeemable for the purchase of 500 AED on Dior Products. Hurry – valid for October only! Click link for full details

Discounts:

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

Sunday 1st October 2017

Ranches Ladies Tuesday Social Morning

Our Social Mornings meet from 9.30-12.00 in the Baker Finch Room, Arabian Ranches Golf Club. Please note the programme starts promptly at 10.30 am.

Tuesday 3rd Oct: Hand of Fatima – Amira Alaoui

Find out more about this popular symbol found throughout the Middle East and northern Africa, particularly within the Islamic and Jewish faiths. Presented by textile and fashion designer Amira Alaoui.

Announcements:

  • Thanks to Angela and all who attended the wonderful Circles Morning last Tuesday.  We had a great turnout with 83 ladies! Special thanks to all the Circle leaders for making such a huge effort to ‘dress’ their tables – the winners were: 1st Quilters, 2nd Gardening, 3rd Golf.
  • Thanks to Allison for a wonderful trip to Dubai Opera House last week.  We enjoyed the tour and the delicious lunch.

Circles:

  • View our October calendar: Circles Activities
  • A BIG thank you to Mary for all the work she has done with Uni Mums, and a BIG welcome to Ali who is taking the helm.  Watch out for an announcement of the first meeting date.
  • Golf Circle – Jessica is now looking at a possible 4 groups and will contact sign-ups with dates and times.
  • Ladies Lunch Circle – 8th October at Meydan Hotel.  All inclusive 5* buffet – please see Lorna.
  • Circle Leaders of our New Circles will contact sign-ups to arrange a starting date and time: Jewellery Making/Beginners Bridge/French/Spanish
  • Walking Circle has now restarted, 7am on Wednesdays at AR Retail centre.
  • Supriya, our Mahjong 2 & Shanghai Circle Leader, is organising a special tournament and tour to Kerala, India from 25th-30th November 2017.  Please click link for details: Special Events
  • Please remember to renew your membership as our Circle Leaders will be asking for your new membership number. Thank you.

 Trips:

  • Join Us and book your place – Sunday 22nd October: visit to the Dubai Herbal Treatment Centre to find out what alternative medicine and remedies they offer. A welcome drink, tour of the premises, taster treatment and healthy lunch included.

*Special RL Member’s Offer*

  • Christian Dior has offered Ranches Ladies a 60 minute Signature Facial Treatment with the new Prestige Micro Huile de Rose, redeemable for the purchase of 500 AED on Dior Products. Hurry – valid for October only! Click link for full details

Discounts:

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

Sunday 24th September 2017

Ranches Ladies Tuesday Social Morning

Our Social Mornings meet from 9.30-12.00 in the Baker Finch Room, Arabian Ranches Golf Club. Please note the programme starts promptly at 10.30 and would ladies please be seated by then.

Tuesday 26th September: CIRCLES MORNING

Come and see what we have to offer. You never need to be bored!! 

Announcements:

  • Thanks to Gayle Powell for an excellent Singing Presentation last Tuesday.  We wish Ranches Ladies new Singing Circle every success. Do join it if you like to sing. No singing ability required whatsoever, just be ready to have some fun.
  • Vacancies: Website/Sunday Post Assistant and additional Meet and Greet ladies needed. Please join our wonderful team of volunteers.
  • We are still looking for a new Uni Mums Circle Leader – this Circle meets once a term. Please see Angela for details or email: circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Circles:

  • Golf Circle – starting end of October. Bring flat shoes this Tuesday if you would like to try out the Golf Range after the Circles Morning.  Jessica has some fun golf activities planned inside and out!
  • Poetry restarts tomorrow at Carole’s, 2.30pm.  A relaxing afternoon reading aloud our favourite poems – theme is ‘Returning’. Scones and tea as well guaranteed 🙂
  • Newcomers Coffee Morning next Thursday, 28th September, at Shakespeare and Co upstairs in the AR Retail Centre.  New or not you are welcome. No need to sign up, just turn up, we’ll be there!
  • Ladies Lunch Circle – 8th October at Meydan Hotel.  All inclusive 5* buffet – please see Lorna.
  • Please check out our ‘New Circles Coming Soon’ page. Lots in the pipeline! And meet our proposed new Circle Leaders at the Circles Morning.
  • Walking Circle restarting 7am on Wednesday, starting time will change dependent on the weather!  See Anshu at Circles morning to sign up.
  • View our calendar for September and October: Circles Activities
  • Please remember to renew your membership as our Circle Leaders will be asking for your new membership number. Thank you.

Discounts:

Email: ranches.ladies@gmail.com

www.arabianranchesladies.com

Sunday 17th September 2017

Ranches Ladies Tuesday Social Morning

Our Social Mornings meet from 9.30-12.00 in the Baker Finch Room, Arabian Ranches Golf Club. Please note the programme starts promptly at 10.30 and would ladies please be seated by then.

Tuesday 19th September: Singing with Gayle Powell

Come along to meet Gayle, talented director of Dubai Harmony Chorus and SINGcere community choir, and now also our new Singing Circle Leader.

Announcements:

  • Vacancies: Discount Coordinator and Website/Sunday Post Assistant. Please volunteer your time…it’s fun to get involved. See Carole for details.
  • We also need more Meet and Greet Ladies. Only one hour a month welcoming newcomers at the door and showing them around.  Please see Kathy.
  • Donations of prizes for monthly raffle welcome. Please give to Jackie Daair or Carole.
  • As a courtesy when taking photos at Ranches Ladies events please ask the ladies permission first.

Circles:

  • Please click this link to see our Circles calendar for this month: Circles Activities
  • Please remember to renew your membership as our Circle Leaders will be asking for it.
  • Date for your Diary CIRCLES MORNING 26th September. Come and see what we have to offer.
  • Ladies Lunch Circle – 8th October at Meydan Hotel.  All inclusive 5* buffet – please see Lorna.
  • Book Circle today, 17th September 10 am.
  • Literary Lunch Circle Mon 18th September, 12 noon.

NEW Circles

  • Singing  Starting Wednesday 20th Sept, 11.30 am at AR Club.
  • Golf  Starting end Oct, with Jessica at AR Golf Club after our Tuesday Coffee. Also starting Saturdays in November.
  • Poetry – Carole’s Monthly Poetry Circle is returning 2.30pm Monday 25th September.
  • Jewellery Making starting soon on a Thursday afternoon  ~ working with leather to start with. Meet Gaelin at our Circles morning and find out more.
  • In the pipeline….Beginners Bridge and Spanish…watch this space!

Discounts:

Trips:

  • Join Us and book your place – Sunday 24th September: Tour of the Opera House and coffee at the new rooftop restaurant. Please see Allison to confirm attendance as tickets will be purchased in advance.

Email: ranches.ladies@gmail.com

www.arabianranchesladies.com