17th October 2021

Ranches Ladies Newsletter

Happy Sunday morning Ranches Ladies!

It is half term for some schools in Dubai, and we have a long weekend with a public holiday on Thursday 21st to mark the Prophet Mohammed’s birthday.

Whatever you are doing, hope you have a great week

Expo 2020 Dubai

https://www.expo2020dubai.com/en/news/stories-and-articles

There is so much to do and see at Expo 2020 Dubai – on until 31st March 2022.

Season tickets allow unlimited returns, offering the best value.

Entry is free for kids and youth up to 17 years, students, senior citizens 60 years+, and people of determination, but advanced booking is still required for free tickets.

Don’t miss it.

https://www.expo2020dubai.com/en/tickets-and-merchandise/tickets

If you would like to share photos or stories for our new Expo 2020 Dubai page, please send them to ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Tuesday Mornings

Great news! We have recently been given approval to restart our multi-cultural social mornings.

We are currently meeting at Larte Restaurant in Studio One Hotel, Studio City (across the roundabout from the back entrance of Arabian Ranches 1) from 10.30am- 12pm on Tuesday mornings for coffee and chat, as well as new memberships and renewals.

We are working on restarting our social and cultural programme as soon as possible. Stay tuned for details.

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 ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Trips and Excursions are back!

We are pleased to announce that we are able to restart Ranches Ladies trips in and around Dubai.

Allison has kindly agreed to organise this again. Please book to secure your place.

Confirmed Trips:

Madame Tussauds Dubai – WED. 27 Oct, 12 midday

Ticket price is 122 AED (discounted online price during October).

Advanced booking required by 20th October. Send Whatsapp to Allison +971551883285 to book.

‘Dial M for Murder’ at Dubai Opera – Monday 22 November 8pm

Group of 10 required to book a box, and need to book today to secure the box for good seats.

Tickets 200 AED.

Please contact Allison today on +971551883285 (advanced payment required).

Proposed trips (to be confirmed)

SUN 7 Nov  1245hrs Lunch at  Just Vegan Jumeirah
WED 24 Nov 1500hrs  Dubai Expo Themed Afternoon Tea at Armani Lounge, Hotel Armani ,Burj Khalifa

WED 8 DEC 1000hrs. Etihad Museum, 50yrs of UAE commemoration
TUES 21 DEC 1100 hrs Tuesday Coffee morning Holiday Boat Party

Membership Renewals

Thank you to all who have already renewed their membership for the year September 2021- August 2022. If you have not yet renewed, please do this as soon as possible.

You can get more information and download the form on the membership section of our website: Ranches Ladies Membership and Renewals

Renewals and new memberships are being done at LARTE, Studio One Hotel, on Tuesday mornings from 10.30-11.30am. Please bring the renewal form and a copy of your Emirates ID.

If you would like to find out more, or to join the Ranches Ladies Whatsapp group if you are a member, please email ranches.ladies@gmail.com

RL Circles News

Activities this month

Click here for Circles Calendar

New – Jewellery Clinic Circle

Ranches Ladies president and jewellery designer, Hayet Zerelli is planning to start a jewellery clinic circle once a month.

Bring along your old jewellery – beads, silver, gold etc. – that you no longer wear and Hayet will advise or help you change it into something you will wear again.

Last Wednesday of the month, starting on 27th October, 11am-1pm

Please contact Hayet for more details: WhatsApp +971506277713 or email hayetzerelli@gmail.com

@hayetzerellidesigns

Beginners Arabic Circle

Would you like to learn Arabic?

The Beginners Arabic Circle, led by Rana Nazer, will be meeting on Thursday mornings around 8.30am. Location to be confirmed.

If interested please email  circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Mahjongg Circle

The Mahjongg Circle are meeting to play on Mondays from 10am to 1pm, upstairs in Shakespeare and Co, Arabian Ranches 1.

A second Mahjongg group are also playing on Tuesdays from 11am to 1pm

Please contact Sharon for more information. Email: circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Poetry Circle

The poetry circle are planning to meet on Monday 18th October, 2pm.

If you are interested in joining the poetry circle, please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Yoga Circle

Mariana has restarted yoga on Mondays and Thursdays 8.30am. Please contact for more details. The format will be 60 minutes of yoga and 30 minutes for tea and snacks.

Contact circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Quilters Circle

by Jumana

by Heike

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

Monthly meetings are on the third Sunday of the month, currently online until further notice. There will be various activities, including inviting local and international quilting experts, to share their work and teach different techniques.

(There is an additional membership fee to cover meetings and materials for Ranches Ladies Quilters. You are welcome to attend a meeting before deciding if you would like to join.)

For more information, contact Vidhya at thequilterscircle@gmail.com

French Circle

For those who know some basic French but would like to improve and learn more, join the French Circle on Sundays from 10am. The venue varies.

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

Art Circle

The Art Circle, led by Rajul, meet on Thursday mornings to learn new techniques and create beautiful paintings. The venue may vary.

If you would like to join them please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Literary Lunch Circle

The Literary Lunch Circle meet on the third Monday of the month for lunch to discuss a book they have read.

The book for November will be Nala’s World by Dean Nicholson, a heartwarming true story of a life-changing friendship between a man and his rescue cat, Nala, as they adventure together on a bike journey around the world.

All are welcome.

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

Book Circle

The Book Circle meets on the third Sunday of each month at 10am to discuss a book which everyone has read prior to the meeting.

The book for October is ‘Would I Lie to You’ by Aliya Ali-Afzal, a tense, warm and funny and page-turning debut novel about what happens when you have your dream life – and are about to lose it. It will be discussed on 17th October.

The planned books for November and December are ‘Away With The Penguins’ by Hazel Prior, and ‘The Beauty of Living Twice’ by Sharon Stone.

All are welcome.

Contact Jackie on circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more details

Walking Fitness Circle

The walking circle have restarted now that the weather is improving. We meet at 7.30am outside Arabian Ranches 1 retail centre main entrance. We walk for approximately one hour at a moderate, but not too slow pace, stopping back at the retail centre for coffee afterwards.


No special equipment required – just normal trainers, maybe a cap or hat and a small bottle of water.

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

Gardening Circle

The gardening circle are also planning to get outside in the garden from this month onwards. What better way to beat the COVID blues than seeing new life springing up! 

Our program usually includes visits to nurseries, interesting gardens and parks and occasionally talks by circle members on various aspects of gardening. 

We also share gardening information and sometimes photos of our successes! Whether you have green fingers or not, everyone is welcome.   

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

Cinema Circle

The cinema circle are planning to restart on Monday mornings from 18th October. (Time depends on the film). We usually meet at Vox cinema, Mall of the Emirates (provided there’s something good to see!) and follow the film with coffee and cake/lunch.

To find out more:

email: ranchesladiescinema@gmail.com

or circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Uni mums Circle

Uni mums – a social group for those with kids at university – are meeting once a month. If you would like to join them, email Marina at circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Shanghai Circle

The Shanghai Circle are meeting from 2-4pm on Wednesdays. If you would like to join them, please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Circles coming soon!

Lunching Out Circle

Would you like to meet other Ranches Ladies for lunch once a month? We need a volunteer to organise the Lunching Out Circle, so that this can re-start.

If interested please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Scottish Dance Circle

Carole is hoping to restart the Scottish Dance Circle on Wednesday mornings.

To join, please email circle.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Genealogy Circle

If you have a different hobby or interest and would like to start a new circle, please let us know.

Email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information on any circles.

Discounts

Your RL membership card is your passport to great discounts from our dozens of discount partners.

Take a look at the discounts section on the website for up to date information.

Discounts for Food and Restaurants are highlighted below:

Hamptons Cafe


Arabian Ranches Community Centre
15% off all regular items (does not include packages).
You must show your membership card
https://hamptonsdubai.com

LARTE


20% off total bill
Valid on a la carte items and not special promotions
Studio One Hotel, Ground Floor – Al Qudra Rd – Dubai
+971 4 581 6870
https://www.larte.ae/

Little Neighbourhood Restaurant


Food and Drink
20% food and drink

Shop No 6, Remraam Community Center, Remraam Dubailand – Dubai
Tel: 04 876 9042

http://www.littleneighbourhooddxb.com

Paul 3

PAUL Bakery & Restaurant
15% Discount for dine-in only
Arabian Ranches 2 Souq, Ground Floor
Tel: 04 422 4502
View details here: http://www.zomato.com

Spill the Bean 15% off

Cafe
Shop No.#07, Block, The Sustainable City – Dubai
04 242 8671
https://www.facebook.com/spillthebean/

Xocolatl

Xocolatl – Chocolate
15% discount and next day delivery
on a min purchase of 200 dhs online
Al Hana Center, Ground Floor
Al Jafflia, Mankhool
Tel: 04 398 4622
http://www.xocolatlme.com

Website: www.arabianranchesladies.com

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Have a great week!

10th October 2021

Ranches Ladies Newsletter

Happy Sunday morning Ranches Ladies!

Hope you have great week.

Expo 2020 Dubai

Expo 2020 Dubai is on until 31st March 2022.

A day, or even a few, is not enough to see it all – so season tickets are the best option.

The October pass (available for purchase until 15th October) offers unlimited daily access for the month of October for only 95 AED.

Entry is free for kids and youth up to 17 years, students, senior citizens 60 years+, and people of determination, but advanced booking is still required for free tickets.

Don’t miss it.

https://www.expo2020dubai.com/en/tickets-and-merchandise/tickets

If you would like to share photos or stories for our new Expo 2020 Dubai page, please send them to ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Volunteers wanted

The Ranches Ladies web team require an extra volunteer to help update the website and occasionally post to Facebook. If you can help with this, please email Vivienne at ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more details.

Also, a circle leader for the Lunching Out Circle, to organise meeting for lunch at a restaurant once a month. Please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com if you would like to do this.

Tuesday Mornings

Great news! We have recently been given approval to restart our multi-cultural social mornings.

We are currently meeting at Larte Restaurant in Studio One Hotel, Studio City (across the roundabout from the back entrance of Arabian Ranches 1) from 10.30am- 12pm on Tuesday mornings for coffee and to process new memberships and renewals.

We are working on restarting our social and cultural programme as soon as possible. Stay tuned for details.

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 ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Membership Renewals

Thank you to all who have already renewed their membership for the year September 2021- August 2022. If you have not yet renewed, please do this as soon as possible.

You can get more information and download the form on the membership section of our website: Ranches Ladies Membership and Renewals

Renewals and new memberships are being done at LARTE, Studio One Hotel, on Tuesday mornings from 10.30-11.30am. Please bring the renewal form and a copy of your Emirates ID.

If you would like to find out more, or to join the Ranches Ladies Whatsapp group if you are a member, please email ranches.ladies@gmail.com

RL Circles News

Activities this month

Click here for Circles Calendar

New – Jewellery Clinic Circle

Ranches Ladies president and jewellery designer, Hayet Zerelli is planning to start a jewellery clinic circle once a month.

Bring along your old jewellery – beads, silver, gold etc. – that you no longer wear and Hayet will advise or help you change it into something you will wear again.

Last Wednesday of the month, starting on 27th October, 11am-1pm

Please contact Hayet for more details: WhatsApp +971506277713 or email hayetzerelli@gmail.com

@hayetzerellidesigns

Beginners Arabic Circle

Would you like to learn Arabic?

The Beginners Arabic Circle, led by Rana Nazer, will be meeting on Thursday mornings around 8.30am. Location to be confirmed.

If interested please email  circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Mahjongg Circle

The Mahjongg Circle are meeting to play on Mondays from 10am to 1pm, upstairs in Shakespeare and Co, Arabian Ranches 1.

Please contact Sharon for up to date information. Email: circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Poetry Circle

If you are interested in joining the poetry circle, please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Yoga Circle

Mariana has restarted yoga on Mondays and Thursdays 8.30am. Please contact for more details. The format will be 60 minutes of yoga and 30 minutes for tea and snacks.

Contact circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Quilters Circle

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

Monthly meetings are on the third Sunday of the month, currently online until further notice. There will be various activities, including inviting local and international quilting experts, to share their work and teach different techniques.

There is an additional membership fee to cover meetings and materials for Ranches Ladies Quilters. You are welcome to attend a meeting before deciding if you would like to join.

For more information, contact Vidhya at thequilterscircle@gmail.com

French Circle

For those who know some basic French but would like to improve and learn more, join the French Circle on Sundays from 10am. The venue varies.

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

Art Circle

By Theunisa

By Carole

The Art Circle, led by Rajul, meet on Thursday mornings to learn new techniques and create beautiful paintings. The venue may vary.

If you would like to join them please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Literary Lunch Circle

The Literary Lunch Circle usually meet on the third Monday of the month for lunch to discuss a book they have read.

The current book is ‘A Home on Vorster Street – A Memoir’ by Razina Theba, about her life growing up in South Africa during the apartheid era. It will be discussed on Monday 11th October (date changed for this month).

All are welcome.

The book for November will be Nala’s World by Dean Nicholson.

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

Book Circle

The Book Circle meets on the third Sunday of each month at 10am to discuss a book which everyone has read prior to the meeting.

The book for October is ‘Would I Lie to You’ by Aliya Ali-Afzal, a tense, warm and funny and page-turning debut novel about what happens when you have your dream life – and are about to lose it. It will be discussed on 17th October.

The planned books for November and December are ‘Away With The Penguins’ by Hazel Prior, and ‘The Beauty of Living Twice’ by Sharon Stone.

All are welcome.

Contact Jackie on circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more details

Walking Fitness Circle

The walking circle are restarting from 4th October. We meet at 7.30am outside Arabian Ranches 1 retail centre main entrance. We walk for approximately one hour at a moderate, but not too slow pace, stopping back at the retail centre for coffee afterwards.


No special equipment required – just normal trainers, maybe a cap or hat and a small bottle of water.

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

Gardening Circle

The gardening circle are also planning to get outside in the garden from this month onwards. What better way to beat the COVID blues than seeing new life springing up! 

Our program usually includes visits to nurseries, interesting gardens and parks and occasionally talks by circle members on various aspects of gardening. 

We also share gardening information and sometimes photos of our successes! Whether you have green fingers or not, everyone is welcome.   

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

Cinema Circle

The cinema circle are planning to restart on Monday mornings from 18th October. (Time depends on the film). We usually meet at Vox cinema, Mall of the Emirates (provided there’s something good to see!) and follow the film with coffee and cake/lunch.

To find out more:

email: ranchesladiescinema@gmail.com

or circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Uni mums Circle

Uni mums are meeting on 13th October. Time and location to be confirmed. If you would like to join them, email Marina at circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Shanghai Circle

The Shanghai Circle are meeting from 2-4pm on Wednesdays. If you would like to join them, please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Circles coming soon!

Lunching Out Circle

Would you like to meet other Ranches Ladies for lunch once a month? We need a volunteer to organise the Lunching Out Circle, so that this can re-start.

If interested please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Scottish Dance Circle

Genealogy Circle

If you have a different hobby or interest and would like to start a new circle, please let us know.

Email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information on any circles.

Discounts

Your RL membership card is your passport to great discounts from our dozens of discount partners.

Take a look at the discounts section on the website for up to date information.

Discounts for Home are highlighted below

JUSTLIFE – Home Services

Logo


25% off first booking using voucher code Ranches 25
10% off future bookings using voucher code Ranches 10
Only for AR Ladies. Book now through the website or on IOS/Android app
Tel: 0800 JMOP or 8005667
http://www.justlife.com

My Tasty Garden – Grow boxes and vegetables
http://www.mytastygarden.com
Contact Rachel
10% off all products

Gorgeous Flower Company

The Gorgeous Flower Company – Flowers for all occasions
10% discount for Ranches Ladies (show card)
Arabian Ranches Community Centre
Tel 050 299 3989
http://www.thegorgeousflowerco.com

Santos – Kitchens & Home Appliances
25% discount on all kitchen cabinets and 10% on all appliances
Tel: Aldrin 056 810 9559
http://www.santos.ae

SNASH – Car Cleaning
50% off first service and 35% off subsequent cleans
(excludes packages)
http://www.snash.ae – or book using their free app

Tribe

TRIBE – Home design & styling
10% discount off store & rugs
The Courtyard, Al Quoz  Tel: 050 142 8248
http://www.tribedubai.com

Orb Relocations

Relocation Agents
15% discount on total move charges
https://www.orbrelocations.com/

Website: www.arabianranchesladies.com

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Have a great week!

3rd October 2021

Ranches Ladies Newsletter

Happy Sunday morning Ranches Ladies!

Wishing you a great week ahead.

Expo 2020 has begun!

Opening Ceremony

Expo 2020 Dubai is now open until 31st March 2022. This long awaited event kicked off with a spectacular opening ceremony on Thursday evening, witnessed by millions watching around the world. It’s great to be part of this exciting milestone as residents of Dubai!

A day, or even a few, is not enough to see it all – so season tickets are the best option.

The October pass (available for purchase until 15th October) offers unlimited daily access for the month of October for only 95 AED.

Entry is free for kids and youth up to 17 years, students, senior citizens 60 years+, and people of determination, but advanced booking is still required for free tickets.

Don’t miss it.

https://www.expo2020dubai.com/en/tickets-and-merchandise/tickets

Nardos Belay visited Expo 2020 on Friday and has written about her experience, with some tips for future visitors. Click for the link https://arabianranchesladies.com/expo-2020-dubai/

If you would like to share photos or stories for our new Expo 2020 Dubai page, please send them to ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Webteam Volunteers

The Ranches Ladies web team currently need one or two volunteers to help update the website. If you can help with this, please email Vivienne at arladiesdubai@gmail.com for more details.

Tuesday Mornings

Sadly, we do not yet have approval to restart our regular Tuesday social mornings, we will let you know if this changes.

In the meantime, some RL members and potential new members are meeting informally for coffee at LARTE restaurant in Studio One Hotel on Tuesday mornings from 10.30 – 11.30am.

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

Membership Renewals

Thank you to all who have already renewed their membership for the year September 2021- August 2022. If you have not yet renewed, please do this as soon as possible.

You can get more information and download the form on the membership section of our website: Ranches Ladies Membership and Renewals

Renewals and new memberships are being done at LARTE, Studio One Hotel, on Tuesday mornings from 10.30-11.30am. Please bring the renewal form and a copy of your Emirates ID.

If you would like to find out more, or to join the Ranches Ladies Whatsapp group if you are a member, please email ranches.ladies@gmail.com

RL Circles News

Activities this month

Click here for Circles Calendar

Beginners Arabic Circle

Would you like to learn Arabic?

The Beginners Arabic Circle, led by Rana Nazer, will be meeting on Thursday mornings around 8.30am. Location to be confirmed.

If interested please email  circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Mahjongg Circle

The Mahjongg Circle are meeting to play on Mondays from 10am to 1pm, upstairs in Shakespeare and Co, Arabian Ranches 1.

Please contact Sharon for up to date information. Email: circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Poetry Circle

If you are interested in joining the poetry circle, please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Yoga Circle

Mariana is restarting yoga teaching on Mondays and Thursdays 8.30am. Venue and fee to be confirmed. The format will be 60 minutes of yoga and 30 minutes for tea and snacks.

Contact circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Quilters Circle

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

Monthly meetings are on the third Sunday of the month, currently online until further notice. There will be various activities, including inviting local and international quilting experts, to share their work and teach different techniques.

There is an additional membership fee to cover meetings and materials for Ranches Ladies Quilters. You are welcome to attend a meeting before deciding if you would like to join.

For more information, contact Vidhya at thequilterscircle@gmail.com

French Circle

For those who know some basic French but would like to improve and learn more, join the French Circle on Sundays from 10am. The venue varies.

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

Art Circle

By Theunisa

By Carole

The Art Circle, led by Rajul, meet on Thursday mornings to learn new techniques and create beautiful paintings. The venue may vary.

If you would like to join them please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Literary Lunch Circle

The Literary Lunch Circle usually meet on the third Monday of the month for lunch to discuss a book they have read.

The current book is ‘A Home on Vorster Street – A Memoir’ by Razina Theba, about her life growing up in South Africa during the apartheid era. It will be discussed on Monday 11th October (date changed for this month).

All are welcome.

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

Book Circle

The Book Circle meets on the third Sunday of each month at 10am to discuss a book which everyone has read prior to the meeting.

The book for October is ‘Would I Lie to You’ by Aliya Ali-Afzal, a tense, warm and funny and page-turning debut novel about what happens when you have your dream life – and are about to lose it. It will be discussed on 17th October.

The planned books for November and December are ‘Away With The Penguins’ by Hazel Prior, and ‘The Beauty of Living Twice’ by Sharon Stone.

All are welcome.

Contact Jackie on circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more details

Walking Fitness Circle

The walking circle are restarting from 4th October. We meet at 7.30am outside Arabian Ranches 1 retail centre main entrance. We walk for approximately one hour at a moderate, but not too slow pace, stopping back at the retail centre for coffee afterwards.


No special equipment required – just normal trainers, maybe a cap or hat and a small bottle of water.

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

Gardening Circle

The gardening circle are also planning to get outside in the garden from this month onwards. What better way to beat the COVID blues than seeing new life springing up! 

Our program usually includes visits to nurseries, interesting gardens and parks and occasionally talks by circle members on various aspects of gardening. 

We also share gardening information and sometimes photos of our successes! Whether you have green fingers or not, everyone is welcome.   

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

Cinema Circle

The cinema circle are planning to restart on Monday mornings from 18th October. (Time depends on the film). We usually meet at Vox cinema, Mall of the Emirates (provided there’s something good to see!) and follow the film with coffee and cake/lunch.

To find out more:

email: ranchesladiescinema@gmail.com

or circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Uni mums Circle

Uni mums are meeting on 13th October. Time and location to be confirmed. If you would like to join them, email Marina at circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Shanghai Circle

The Shanghai Circle are meeting from 2-4pm on Wednesdays. If you would like to join them, please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

New circles

If you have a different hobby or interest and would like to start a new circle, please let us know.

Email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information on any circles.

Discounts

Your RL membership card is your passport to great discounts from our dozens of discount partners.

Take a look at the discounts section on the website for up to date information.

Some discounts are highlighted below.

Xocolatl

Chocolate
15% discount and next day delivery on a minimum purchase of 200 AED online
Al Hana Center, Ground Floor
Al Jafflia, Mankhool
Tel: 04 398 4622
http://www.xocolatlme.com

Acacia Garden Centre


10-15% off indoor and outdoor plants and 20% offother products
Warsan 3, Plant Souq
Tel: Jan Abaya, Project Coordinator
Mob: +971 55 439 5987
www.acaciagardencenter.com

Agriculture Box


Offering 1 big box (2m x 1m x 0.6m) with a 20L composting system and a ferti gun
including delivery & installation for 3750AED
Contact: Arnaud Fabre, Agriculture Box Founder
Tel: 052 875 1318
http://www.agriculturebox.com

LARTE

20% off total bill
Valid on a la carte items and not special promotions
Studio One Hotel, Ground Floor – Al Qudra Rd – Dubai
+971 4 581 6870
https://www.larte.ae/

Orb Relocations

Relocation Agents
15% discount on total move charges
https://www.orbrelocations.com/

Website: www.arabianranchesladies.com

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!

26th September 2021

Ranches Ladies Newsletter

Happy Sunday morning Ranches Ladies!

Wishing you a great week ahead.

Expo 2020 starts this week!

1st October 2021 to 31st March 2022

Expo 2020 Dubai begins on Friday, with a spectacular opening ceremony planned for this Thursday evening.

The October pass offers unlimited daily access for the month of October. It is available until for only 95 AED.

Entry is free for kids and youth up to 17 years, students, senior citizens 60 years+, and people of determination, but advanced booking is still required for free tickets.

Don’t miss it.

https://www.expo2020dubai.com/en/tickets-and-merchandise/tickets

Tuesday Mornings

Sadly, we do not yet have approval to restart our regular Tuesday social mornings, we will let you know if this changes.

In the meantime, some RL members and potential new members are meeting informally for coffee at LARTE restaurant in Studio One Hotel on Tuesday mornings from 10.30 – 11.30am.

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

Membership Renewals

Thank you to all who have already renewed their membership for the year September 2021- August 2022. If you have not yet renewed, please do this as soon as possible.

You can get more information and download the form on the membership section of our website: Ranches Ladies Membership and Renewals

Renewals and new memberships are being done at LARTE, Studio One Hotel, on Tuesday mornings from 10.30-11.30am. Please bring the renewal form and a copy of your Emirates ID.

If you would like to find out more, or to join the Ranches Ladies Whatsapp group if you are a member, please email ranches.ladies@gmail.com

RL Circles News

Activities this month

Click here for Circles Calendar

Mahjongg Circle

The Mahjongg Circle are meeting to play on Mondays from 10am to 1pm, upstairs in Shakespeare and Co, Arabian Ranches 1.

Please contact Sharon for up to date information. Email: circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Yoga Circle

Mariana is restarting yoga teaching on Mondays and Thursdays 8.30am. Venue and fee to be confirmed. The format will be 60 minutes of yoga and 30 minutes for tea and snacks.

Contact circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Quilters Circle

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

Monthly meetings are on the third Sunday of the month, currently online until further notice. There will be various activities, including inviting local and international quilting experts, to share their work and teach different techniques.

There is an additional membership fee to cover meetings and materials for Ranches Ladies Quilters. You are welcome to attend a meeting before deciding if you would like to join.

For more information, contact Vidhya at thequilterscircle@gmail.com

French Circle

For those who know some basic French but would like to improve and learn more, join the French Circle on Sundays from 10am. The venue varies.

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

Art Circle

The Art Circle, led by Rajul, meet on Thursday mornings to learn new techniques and create beautiful paintings. The venue may vary.

If you would like to join them please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Literary Lunch Circle

The Literary Lunch Circle usually meet on the third Monday of the month for lunch to discuss a book they have read.

The current book is ‘A Home on Vorster Street – A Memoir’ by Razina Theba, about her life growing up in South Africa during the apartheid era. It will be discussed on Monday 11th October (date changed for this month).

All are welcome.

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

Book Circle

The Book Circle meets on the third Sunday of each month at 10am to discuss a book which everyone has read prior to the meeting. Members take turns in suggesting books for the group to read and we try to cover a range of topics and authors. We mainly read fiction but occasionally non-fiction and biography.

The book for October is ‘Would I Lie to You’ by Aliya Ali-Afzal.

The planned books for November and December are ‘Away With The Penguins’ by Hazel Prior, and ‘The Beauty of Living Twice’ by Sharon Stone.

All are welcome.

Contact Jackie on circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more details

Circles restarting in October

Walking Fitness Circle

The walking circle is planning to restart on 4th October, when hopefully the weather will be starting to cool down. We meet at 7.30am outside Arabian Ranches 1 retail centre main entrance. We walk for approximately one hour at a moderate, but not too slow pace, stopping back at the retail centre for coffee afterwards.


No special equipment required – just normal trainers, maybe a cap or hat and a small bottle of water.

Please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com fro more information.

Gardening Circle

The gardening circle are also planning to get outside in the garden, restarting in October. What better way to beat the COVID blues than seeing new life springing up! 

Our program usually includes visits to nurseries, interesting gardens and parks and occasionally talks by circle members on various aspects of gardening. 

We also share gardening information and sometimes photos of our successes! Whether you have green fingers or not, everyone is welcome.   

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

Cinema Circle

The cinema circle are planning to restart on Monday mornings from October. We usually meet at Vox cinema, Mall of the Emirates (provided there’s something good to see!) and follow the film with coffee and cake/lunch.

To find out more:

email: ranchesladiescinema@gmail.com

or circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Uni mums Circle

Uni mums is for those with kids at, or soon leaving for, university. They meet up for socialising and support.

Email: Marina at circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Ideas for new circles

Beginners French or Arabic

Rana Nazer would like to offer two new circles – Beginners French and Arabic. Day and time to be decided, but possibly 8.30am on Thursdays or 9-10am/10-11am on Tuesdays.

If interested please contact Jackie at: circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com 

Genealogy

Are you interested in researching your family tree? Carole would like to start a genealogy circle, if there are others interested.

If interested please contact Jackie at: circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com 

Storytelling

What’s your story? A storyteller circle would involve ladies meeting to share experiences and stories on a given prompt.

If interested please contact Jackie at: circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com 

Poetry Circle

Do you like poetry?

Carole is hoping to restart the poetry circle. A theme would be chosen, with each person bringing 2 or 3 poems related to that week’s theme. A good opportunity for making new friends and interesting discussions over coffee.

If you are interested in joining the poetry circle, please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

If you have a different hobby or interest and would like to start a new circle, please let us know.

Email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information on any circles.

Discounts

Your RL membership card is your passport to great discounts from our dozens of discount partners.

Take a look at the discounts section on the website for up to date information.

Some discounts are highlighted below.

TRIBE


Home design and Styling
10% discount on store & rugs
The Courtyard, Al Quoz Tel: 050 142 8248
http://www.tribedubai.com

Tutoring Center
After-school tutoring
10% off
Knowledge Village & Sustainable City
Tel: 04 435 6548
http://www.dubai.tutoringcenter.com

Virgin Atlantic
Flights
Up to 10% off on certain routes. Quote voucher code ARLM15
Tel: 04 406 0600
email dxb.reservations@flyvirgin.com

Tips & Toes

Nail & Beauty Salon
15% off in all branches Sun, Mon and Tues, excluding nail extensions, eyelash and hair extensions and all promotions
AR 1 Community Centre, Al Barsha (Umm Suqueim Rd), Jumeira 1 (Spinnies-JB Rd),
The Golden Mile (Palm Jumeira)
Tel: 04 368 9944
http://www.tipsandtoes.com

The Gorgeous Flower Co

10% discount for Ranches Ladies (must show membership card)
All branches inc. Arabian Ranches Community Centre
info@thegorgeousflowerco.com
Tel: 050 299 3989
http://www.thegorgeousflowerco.com

Spill the Bean – Cafe

15% off 
Shop No.#07, Block, The Sustainable City – Dubai
04 242 8671
https://www.facebook.com/spillthebean/

LARTE

20% off total bill
Valid on a la carte items and not special promotions
Studio One Hotel, Ground Floor – Al Qudra Rd – Dubai
+971 4 581 6870
https://www.larte.ae/

Orb Relocations

Relocation Agents
15% discount on total move charges
https://www.orbrelocations.com/

Website: www.arabianranchesladies.com

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

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

Have a great week!

19th September 2021

Ranches Ladies Newsletter

Happy Sunday morning Ranches Ladies!

Wishing you a great week ahead.

1st October 2021 – 31st March 2022

Expo 2020 Dubai begins in just 12 days!

Tickets are on sale now to this long awaited event, the largest to ever take place in the Arab World with participants from 191 nations. Multi-day and season passes also offer great value for multiple visits.

Entry is free for kids and youth up to 17 years, students, senior citizens 60 years+, and people of determination.

Don’t miss it.

https://www.expo2020dubai.com/en

Tuesday Mornings

Sadly, we do not yet have approval to restart our regular Tuesday social mornings, we will let you know if this changes.

In the meantime, some RL members and potential new members are meeting informally for coffee at LARTE restaurant in Studio One Hotel on Tuesday mornings from 10.30 – 11.30am.

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

Membership Renewals

Thank you to all who have already renewed their membership for the year September 2021- August 2022. If you have not yet renewed, please do this as soon as possible.

You can get more information and download the form on the membership section of our website: Ranches Ladies Membership and Renewals

Renewals and new memberships are being done during September at LARTE, Studio One Hotel, on Tuesday mornings from 10.30-11.30am. Please bring the renewal form and a copy of your Emirates ID.

If you would like to find out more, or to join the Ranches Ladies Whatsapp group if you are a member, please email ranches.ladies@gmail.com

RL Circles News

Activities this month

Click here for Circles Calendar for September.

Yoga Circle

Mariana is restarting yoga teaching on Mondays and Thursdays 8.30am. Venue and fee to be confirmed. The format will be 60 minutes of yoga and 30 minutes for tea and snacks.

Contact circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Quilters Circle

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

Monthly meetings are on the third Sunday of the month, starting today – 19th September. Meetings are currently online until further notice.

The Quilters will be doing activities, such as the ‘block of the month’ and inviting local and international quilting experts, to share their work and teach different techniques.

There is an additional membership fee to cover meetings and materials for Ranches Ladies Quilters. You are welcome to attend a meeting before deciding if you would like to join.

For more information, contact Vidhya at thequilterscircle@gmail.com

French Circle

For those who know some basic French but would like to improve and learn more, join the French Circle on Sundays from 10am. The venue varies.

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

Art Circle

The Art Circle, led by Rajul, meet on Thursday mornings to learn new techniques and create beautiful paintings. The venue may vary.

If you would like to join them please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Literary Lunch Circle

The Literary Lunch Circle meet on the third Monday of the month for lunch to discuss a book they have read.

They are currently reading ‘Both of You’ by Adele Parks, a shocking, immersive thriller about disappearing women, dark secrets and toxic relationships. It will be discussed tomorrow, Monday 20th September.

All are welcome.

To find out the book for next month or more information, please email Karen: circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Book Circle

The Book Club meet on the third Sunday of each month at 10am.

The current book is ‘A Fall of Marigolds’ by Susan Meissner, a compelling, inspirational novel about love and acceptance. It will be discussed today, Sunday 19th September.

All are welcome to join for future meetings.

Contact Jackie on circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more details

Circles restarting in October

Walking Fitness Circle

The walking circle is planning to restart on 4th October, when hopefully the weather will be starting to cool down. We meet at 7.30am outside Arabian Ranches 1 retail centre main entrance. We walk for approximately one hour at a moderate, but not too slow pace, stopping back at the retail centre for coffee afterwards.


No special equipment required – just normal trainers, maybe a cap or hat and a small bottle of water.

Please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com fro more information.

Gardening Circle

The gardening circle are also planning to get outside in the garden, restarting in October. What better way to beat the COVID blues than seeing new life springing up! 

Our program usually includes visits to nurseries, interesting gardens and parks and occasionally talks by circle members on various aspects of gardening. 

We also share gardening information and sometimes photos of our successes! Whether you have green fingers or not, everyone is welcome.   

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

Mahjongg Circle

The Mahjongg Circle are hoping to restart playing on Mondays from 10am from October.

Please contact Sharon for up to date information. Email: circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Cinema Circle

The cinemas circle are planning to restart on Monday mornings from October. We usually meet at Vox cinema, Mall of the Emirates (provided there’s something good to see!) and follow the film with coffee and cake/lunch.

To find out more:

email: ranchesladiescinema@gmail.com

or circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Uni mums Circle

Uni mums is for those with kids at, or soon leaving for, university. They meet up for socialising and support.

Email: Marina at circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Ideas for new circles

Beginners French or Arabic

Rana Nazer would like to offer two new circles – Beginners French and Arabic. Day and time to be decided, but possibly 8.30am on Thursdays or 9-10am/10-11am on Tuesdays.

If interested please contact Jackie at: circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com 

Genealogy

Are you interested in researching your family tree? Carole would like to start a genealogy circle, if there are others interested.

If interested please contact Jackie at: circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com 

Storytelling

What’s your story? A storyteller circle would involve ladies meeting to share experiences and stories on a given prompt.

If interested please contact Jackie at: circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com 

Poetry Circle

The poetry circle previously met on the last Monday afternoon of the month (pre-COVID) to read and discuss poems on a particular theme. Due to some members leaving Dubai, they are now down in numbers.

If you are interested in joining the poetry circle, please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

If you have a different hobby or interest and would like to start a new circle, please let us know.

Email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information on any circles.

Studio One Hotel

Larte Italian Restaurant, in Studio One Hotel, has a new family brunch, every Friday from 1-4pm. Or get the girls together for a ladies night on Tuesdays, or pizza on Wednesdays.

Discounts

Your RL membership card is your passport to great discounts from our dozens of discount partners.

Take a look at the discounts section on the website for up to date information.

Some discounts are highlighted below.

The Nail Spa


Nail & Beauty Salon
15% discount – Sunday to Wednesday only
Arabian Ranches Golf Club
Tel: 600 544 001
http://www.thenailspa.com

The Works Salon and Spa

The Works will give a 20% discount every Wednesday between 7am-7pm exclusively to Ranches Ladies.

Ground Floor, GBS Building, Al Falak Street, Dubai Media City tel 044436315 or email info@theworks.ae.

Quote ARL20 at the time of booking. Not to be used in conjunction with any other promotions

Tips & Toes

Nail & Beauty Salon
15% off in all branches Sun, Mon and Tues, excluding nail extensions, eyelash and hair extensions and all promotions
AR 1 Community Centre, Al Barsha (Umm Suqueim Rd), Jumeira 1 (Spinnies-JB Rd),
The Golden Mile (Palm Jumeira)
Tel: 04 368 9944
http://www.tipsandtoes.com

The Gorgeous Flower Co

10% discount for Ranches Ladies (must show carad)
All branches inc. Arabian Ranches Community Centre
info@thegorgeousflowerco.com
Tel: 050 299 3989
http://www.thegorgeousflowerco.com

Spill the Bean – Cafe

15% off 
Shop No.#07, Block, The Sustainable City – Dubai
04 242 8671
https://www.facebook.com/spillthebean/

LARTE

20% off total bill
Valid on a la carte items and not special promotions
Studio One Hotel, Ground Floor – Al Qudra Rd – Dubai
+971 4 581 6870
https://www.larte.ae/

Orb Relocations

Relocation Agents
15% discount on total move charges
https://www.orbrelocations.com/

Website: www.arabianranchesladies.com

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

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

Have a great week!

Correction to 12th September post

Apologies for the typos in some of the email addresses in the newsletter. (WordPress has been trying to autocorrect them, but it went wrong!)

For general enquiries about Ranches Ladies, membership and renewals etc. the email address is ranches.ladies@gmail.com

For information about any circle groups, the email address is circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Thanks

12th September 2021

Ranches Ladies Newsletter

Good morning Ranches Ladies!

Wishing you a great week ahead.

1st October 2021 – 31st March 2022

Expo 2020 Dubai begins in just 19 days!

Tickets are on sale now to this long awaited event, the largest to ever take place in the Arab World with participants from 191 nations. Multi-day and season passes are also available, as there will be too much to do and see in just one day.

Entry is free for kids and youth up to 17 years, students, senior citizens 60 years+, and people of determination.

Don’t miss it.

https://www.expo2020dubai.com/en

Tuesday Mornings

Sadly, we do not yet have approval to restart our regular Tuesday social mornings, we will let you know if this changes.

In the meantime, some RL members and potential new members are meeting informally for coffee at LARTE restaurant in Studio One Hotel on Tuesday mornings from 10.30 – 11.30am.

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

Membership Renewals

Thank you to all who have already renewed their membership for the year September 2021- August 2022. If you have not yet renewed, please do this as soon as possible.

You can get more information and download the form on the membership section of our website: Ranches Ladies Membership and Renewals

Hayet will be processing memberships and renewals at LARTE, Studio One Hotel, this Tuesday morning from 10.30-11.30am. Please bring the renewal form and a copy of your Emirates ID.

If you would like to find out more, or to join the Ranches Ladies Whatsapp group if you are a member, please email ranches.ladies@gmail.com

The Makers’ Market is back

ARTE is the UAE’s largest pure handmade designer, art, fashion & craft market will be at Mercato mall on Friday. Find up to 150 contemporary and highly original makers and designers. Entrance is free.

Studio One Hotel

Larte Italian Restaurant, in Studio One Hotel, has a new family brunch, every Friday starting 17th September. Or get the girls together for a ladies night on Tuesdays or pizza on Wednesdays.

RL Circles News

Several circles are restarting their activities this month. Others, such as mahjongg, cinema, uni mums and gardening will recommence in October.

Click here for Circles Calendar for September.

Yoga Circle

Mariana is restarting yoga teaching on Mondays and Thursdays 8.30am – 10am from 13th September. Venue and fee to be confirmed. The format will be 60 minutes of yoga and 30 minutes for tea and snacks.

Contact circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Quilters Circle

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

Monthly meetings are on the third Sunday of the month, starting 19th September. Meetings are currently online until further notice.

The Quilters will be doing activities, such as the ‘block of the month’ and inviting local and international quilting experts, to share their work and teach different techniques.

There is an additional membership fee to cover meetings and materials for Ranches Ladies Quilters. You are welcome to attend a meeting before deciding if you would like to join.

For more information, contact Vidhya at thequilterscircle@gmail.com

French Circle

For those who know some basic French but would like to improve and learn more, join the French Circle on Mondays at 10am, starting 19th September. The venue varies.

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

Art Circle

The Art Circle, led by Rajul, meet on Thursday mornings to learn new techniques and create beautiful paintings. The venue may vary.

If you would like to join them please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Literary Lunch Circle

The Literary Lunch Circle meet on the third Monday of the month to discuss a book they have read over lunch.

They are currently reading ‘Both of You’ by Adele Parks, a shocking, immersive thriller about disappearing women, dark secrets and toxic relationships. It will be discussed on Monday 20th September.

If you would like to join, please email Karen at You can contact circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Book Circle

The Book Club meet on the third Sunday of each month at 10am.

The book for September is ‘A Fall of Marigolds’ by Susan Meissner, a compelling, inspirational novel about love and acceptance. It will be discussed on Sunday 19th September.

All are welcome.

Contact Jackie on circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more details

Scottish Dancing Circle

Although the Scottish dancing circle led by Carole are keen to start dancing again, they have decided that it will not be possible to do this while following the current social distancing guidelines. They hope to start again once restrictions are eased.

Poetry Circle

The poetry circle previously met on the last Monday afternoon of the month (pre-COVID) to read and discuss poems on a particular theme. Due to some members leaving Dubai, they are now down in numbers. If you are interested in joining the poetry circle, please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com

Ideas for new circles

Are you interested in researching your family tree? Carole would like to start a genealogy circle, if there are others interested.

Any storytellers? A storyteller circle would involve ladies meeting to share experiences and stories on a given prompt.

If you have a different hobby or interest and would like to start a new circle, please let us know.

Email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information on any circles.

Discounts

Your RL membership card is your passport to great discounts from our dozens of discount partners.

Take a look at the discounts section on the website for up to date information.

Some discounts are highlighted below.

Sugar Beauty Lounge

Sports City, Mall of the Emirates and Jumeira Lake Towers

tel: Sports City 044520989 or MoE 043549001

http://www.sugarbeautylounge.com
Sunday to Tuesday: 20% reduction on all nail, body, skin care and hair treatments.

40% on hair treatments, Keratin, Botox, Collagen and Protein
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday: 20% on minimum spend of AED 250

This Discount is not available 5 days before and during public holidays and a valid Ranches Ladies card must be shown

Talise Spa

20% off services of over 60 minutes with advanced booking
Show membership card
Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai Tel 04 366 6818
mjtalise@jumeirah.com

Ted Morgan Hair Salon

10% off Sun and Mon at Motor City. 15% off Town Centre Jumeirah Sun and Mon
Motor City, Daytona House, Unit 03
Tel: 04 457 2309
http://www.tedmorganhair.com

The Gorgeous Flower Co

10% discount for Ranches Ladies (must show carad)
All branches inc. Arabian Ranches Community Centre
info@thegorgeousflowerco.com
Tel: 050 299 3989
http://www.thegorgeousflowerco.com

Spill the Bean – Cafe

15% off 
Shop No.#07, Block, The Sustainable City – Dubai
04 242 8671
https://www.facebook.com/spillthebean/

LARTE

20% off total bill
Valid on a la carte items and not special promotions
Studio One Hotel, Ground Floor – Al Qudra Rd – Dubai
+971 4 581 6870
https://www.larte.ae/

Orb Relocations

Relocation Agents
15% discount on total move charges
https://www.orbrelocations.com/

Website: www.arabianranchesladies.com

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

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

Have a great week!

5th September 2021

Ranches Ladies Newsletter

Happy Sunday morning Ranches Ladies!

Welcome to new members and welcome back to those who have recently returned to Dubai after the summer break.

We look forward to cooler weather and meeting up again.

Tuesday Mornings

Sadly, we do not yet have approval to restart our regular Tuesday social mornings, we will let you know if this changes.

In the meantime, some RL members and potential new members are meeting informally for coffee at LARTE restaurant in Studio One Hotel on Tuesday mornings from 10.30 – 11.30am.

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

Membership Renewals

A gentle reminder about membership renewals for the year September 2021- August 2022, if you have not done this already.

You can get more information and download the form on the membership section of our website: Ranches Ladies Membership and Renewals

Julia will be processing memberships and renewals at LARTE, Studio One Hotel, on Tuesday mornings from 10.30-11.30am this month. Please bring a copy of your Emirates ID, or your passport.

If you would like to find out more, or to join the Ranches Ladies Whatsapp group if you are a member, please email ranches.ladies@arabianranchesladies

The Makers’ Market is back

ARTE is the UAE’s largest pure handmade designer, art, fashion & craft market. Find up to 150 contemporary and highly original makers and designers. Entrance is free.

Studio One Hotel

Larte Italian Restaurant, in Studio One Hotel, has a new family brunch, every Friday starting 17th September. Or get the girls together for a ladies night on Tuesdays or pizza on Wednesdays.

RL Circles News

Several circles are restarting their activities this month. Others, such as mahjongg, cinema, uni mums and gardening will recommence in October.

Click here for Circles Calendar for September.

Quilters Circle

by Tasneem Chapati

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

Monthly meetings are restarting on the third Sunday of the month, from 19th September. (There is an additional membership fee to cover meetings and materials for Ranches Ladies Quilters.)

For more information, contact Vidhya at thequilterscircle@arabianranchesladies

French Circle

For those who know some basic French but would like to improve and learn more, join the French Circle on Mondays at 10am, starting 19th September. The venue varies.

To find out more, email circles.ranches.ladies@arabianranchesladies

Art Circle

Roses by Nazreen

The Art Circle, led by Rajul, meet on Thursday mornings to learn new techniques and create beautiful paintings. The venue may vary.

If you would like to join them please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Literary Lunch Circle

The Literary Lunch Circle meet on the third Monday of the month to discuss a book they have read over lunch.

They are currently reading ‘Both of You’ by Adele Parks, a shocking, immersive thriller about disappearing women, dark secrets and toxic relationships. It will be discussed on Monday 20th September.

If you would like to join, please email Karen at You can contact circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Book Circle

The Book Club meet on the third Sunday of each month at 10am.

The book for September is ‘A Fall of Marigolds’ by Susan Meissner, a compelling, inspirational novel about love and acceptance. It will be discussed on Sunday 19th September.

All are welcome.

Contact Jackie on circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more details

Scottish Dancing Circle

Although the Scottish dancing circle led by Carole are keen to start dancing again, they have decided that it will not be possible to do this while following the current social distancing guidelines. They hope to start again once restrictions are eased.

Poetry Circle

The poetry circle previously met on the last Monday afternoon of the month (pre-COVID) to read and discuss poems on a particular theme. Due to some members leaving Dubai, they are now down in numbers. If you are interested in joining the poetry circle, please email circles.ranches.ladies@arabianranchesladies

Ideas for new circles

Are you interested in researching your family tree? Carole would like to start a genealogy circle, if there are others interested.

Any storytellers? A storyteller circle would involve ladies meeting to share experiences and stories on a given prompt.

If you have a different hobby or interest and would like to start a new circle, please let us know.

Email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information on any circles.

Discounts

Your RL membership card is your passport to great discounts from our dozens of discount partners.

Take a look at the discounts section on the website for up to date information.

Some discounts are highlighted below.

SHAMMA Clinic Jumeira


20% off botox and fillers (including all medical services: general medicine, all dermatology and anti-aging, paediatrics and adolescent medicine, plastic surgery, gynaecology and obstetrics, veins care and home health)

50% off laser hair removal and all facials (including all cosmetic procedures: body sculpting, body tightening, all nutrition and weight management and IBS support)
10c Villa 41 Jumeira, Behind Jumeira Beach Plaza Mall

Tel: 971 04 349 8800
http://www.shammaclinic.com

Shop and Ship 2

Shop & Ship by Aramex – Couriers
Lifetime membership $5 instead of $45
Nehad.Tadros@aramex.com
http://www.shopandship.com

SNASH – Car Cleaning
50% off first service and 35% off subsequent cleans
(excludes packages)
http://www.snash.ae – or book using their free app

Spill the Bean – Cafe

15% off 
Shop No.#07, Block, The Sustainable City – Dubai
04 242 8671
https://www.facebook.com/spillthebean/

LARTE

20% off total bill
Valid on a la carte items and not special promotions
Studio One Hotel, Ground Floor – Al Qudra Rd – Dubai
+971 4 581 6870
https://www.larte.ae/

Orb Relocations

Relocation Agents
15% discount on total move charges
https://www.orbrelocations.com/

Website: www.arabianranchesladies.com

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Have a great week!

29th August 2021

Ranches Ladies Newsletter

Happy Sunday morning Ranches Ladies!

Many Dubai schools reopen this week for the new academic year.

As summer is drawing to an end and those who have travelled are returning to Dubai, we look forward to meeting up again and welcoming new members.

Volunteers Update

Thank you to the two Ranches Ladies members who have volunteered to help on the webteam. The webteam will be keeping you up to date on RL activities via this newsletter and social media, and updating the website over coming months. Please bear with us as we get up to speed.

There will be more volunteering opportunities once we are able to restart the regular Tuesday social mornings. So please bear this in mind for the future, if you have time to spare.

Tuesday Mornings

We are waiting for official approval to restart our regular Tuesday social mornings, we hope this will be possible in the near future.

In the meantime, some RL members and potential new members are meeting informally for coffee at LARTE restaurant in Studio One Hotel on Tuesday mornings from 10.30 – 11.30am.

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

Membership Renewals

A gentle reminder that membership renewals are due from 1st September.

You can get more information and download the form on the membership section of our website: Ranches Ladies Membership and Renewals

Julia will be processing membership renewals at LARTE on Tuesday mornings from 10.30-11.30am, 31st August onwards. Please bring a copy of your Emirates ID, or your passport.

If you would like to find out more about membership or renewals, or to join the Ranches Ladies Whatsapp group if you are a member, please email ranches.ladies@arabianranchesladies

RL Circles News

Many circle groups will re-start activities in the coming month.

The new Circles Calendar for September will be posted on the website soon.

Art Circle

The Art Circle, led by Rajul, have been continuing to meet on Thursday mornings over the summer, learning new techniques and creating beautiful paintings.

If you would like to join them please email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Literary Lunch Circle

The Literary Lunch Circle meet on the third Monday of the month to discuss a book they have read over lunch.

They are currently reading ‘Both of You’ by Adele Parks, a shocking, immersive thriller about disappearing women, dark secrets and toxic relationships. It will be discussed on Monday 20th September.

If you would like to join, please email Karen at You can contact circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Book Circle

The Book Club meet on the third Sunday of each month at 10am.

The book for September is ‘A Fall of Marigolds’ by Susan Meissner, a compelling, inspirational novel about love and acceptance. It will be discussed on Sunday 19th September.

All are welcome.

Contact Jackie on circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more details

There will be more circles news in coming weeks.

Email circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information on any circles.

Discounts

Your RL membership card is your passport to great discounts from our dozens of discount partners.

There have been some recent changes to the discounts pages, so please take a look at the discounts section on the website for up to date information.

Some discounts are highlighted below.

Refinery Beauty Lounge


15% discount at our branch in Silicon Oasis

10% discount at our branch in Waitrose Al Thanya

http://www.refinerybeautylounge.com

10% discount at our branch in Centro – The Villa

Riot Photo Books 2

Riot Photobooks – Quality Photo Book Printer
10% off
JLT Cluster W, 3506 Liwa building
Tel: 04 445 8488
http://www.riotphotobooks.com

Santos
Kitchens & Home Appliances
Offering 25% discount on all kitchen cabinets and 10% on all appliances
Tel: Aldrin 056 810 9559
http://www.santos.ae

LARTE

20% off total bill
Valid on a la carte items and not special promotions
Studio One Hotel, Ground Floor – Al Qudra Rd – Dubai
+971 4 581 6870
https://www.larte.ae/

Orb Relocations

Relocation Agents
15% discount on total move charges
https://www.orbrelocations.com/

Website: www.arabianranchesladies.com

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22nd August 2021

Ranches Ladies Newsletter

Happy Sunday morning Ranches Ladies!

It’s the last week of August already. Hope you have a great week whatever you are doing.

Webteam Volunteers

The Ranches Ladies web team is currently in need of one or two additional volunteers to help post updates on the Ranches Ladies Facebook Page and to update the website. If you can help with this, please email Vivienne at arladiesdubai@gmail.com for more details.

COVID-19 Update

The pandemic is not yet over, but the situation is improving in the UAE. The ongoing vaccine roll-out is has been very successful and cases have recently decreased. In Dubai, there has been an easing of some restrictions. See link for more details.

https://www.khaleejtimes.com/coronavirus-pandemic/dubai-covid-19-safety-rules-eased-capacity-timings-increased

Tuesday Mornings

We are waiting for official approval to restart our regular Tuesday social mornings, we hope this will be possible in the coming weeks or months, depending on the current restrictions.

A member of the committee will try to be available for coffee at LARTE restaurant in Studio One Hotel on Tuesday mornings from 10.30 – 11.30am. Please check on the Ranches Ladies Whatsapp group or ranches.ladies@gmail.com before going.

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

Membership Renewals

A gentle reminder that membership renewals are due from 1st September.

You can get more information and download the form on the membership section of our website: Ranches Ladies Membership and Renewals

Julia will be processing membership renewals at LARTE on Tuesday mornings from 31st August. Please bring a copy of your Emirates ID or your passport.

If you would like to find out more about membership or renewals, or to join the Ranches Ladies Whatsapp group if you are a member, please email ranches.ladies@arabianranchesladies

RL Circles News

Most circle groups are taking a break during August and will re-start activities from September onwards.

The Art Circle are continuing to meet if enough people are available.

Watch this space for details of circle meetings and a new Circles Calendar out at the beginning of September.

You can contact circles.ranches.ladies@gmail.com for more information.

Discounts

Your RL membership card is your passport to great discounts from our dozens of discount partners.

There have been some recent changes to the discounts pages, so please take a look at the discounts section on the website for up to date information.

Some discounts are highlighted below.

Oasis Fashion – Clothing Boutique


20% Discount
Wafi Mall, Oud Metha Road
http://www.oasisfashiondubai.com

Only You


Hair & Beauty
20% discount on all services every day
Apex, Atrium 204, Motor City
Tel: 04 422 4180
http://www.onlyyousalon.com

Park Avenue Dental
Dental Services


10% discount for all members with a valid membership card
Daytona House, Motor City
Tel: 04 553 0931

PAUL Bakery & Restaurant


15% Discount – Dine-in only
Arabian Ranches 2 Souq, Ground Floor
Tel: 04 422 4502
http://www.zomato.com

LARTE

20% off total bill
Valid on a la carte items and not special promotions
Studio One Hotel, Ground Floor – Al Qudra Rd – Dubai
+971 4 581 6870
https://www.larte.ae/

Orb Relocations

Relocation Agents
15% discount on total move charges
https://www.orbrelocations.com/

Website: www.arabianranchesladies.com

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Have a great week!