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Member Details Date Posted
ROHO Tickets
Percussion nights: Murat Coskun, Said El Artist and friends - see the relevant link here.
Chris bought two discounted tickets to this show and now find can’t attend. The seats are in Zone D, Level 2, in the middle and are 12 OMR each.  7.30pm Thu 15th May.  Contact Chris if you are interested.

23rd Apr 2014
Sri Lankan maidGreat 47 year old Sri Lankan maid available from June onward due to her sponsors departure from Muscat. She is looking for a full-time, live-in (in her own room) position with a Western expat sponsor who can provide a visa and is looking for a helper (not a servant) to be part of their family. Current salary is 180 OMR/month for a 40 hour work week. She is looking for a family in or very near The Wave as she has family in the area. She is an honest, kind, responsible and hard working lady who loves to cook and will treat your children as her own. Good English. Excellent Western references. Email engstroms@hotmail.com for details.21st Apr 2014
Binu's Open House saleExhibition and sale of silk and cotton designer clothing from Brass Tacks, Madrid.  See their flier for further details and contact info.  31st Mar 2014
Classical Equitation Experience with Craig StevensJulia Parrott wants to let us know about the visit of a Master horseman to Oman.
Travelling 12,000km from Seattle, on the west coast of America to Oman, master horseman Craig Stevens will not be travelling light! He brings with him decades of study and a deep passionate commitment to understanding not only how to ride, but why we ride the way we do, what’s real and what’s myth.  
Craig is in Muscat from 3rd - 9th April teaching a 2 day clinic and private lessons. The clinic is open to all standards and all breeds. Spectators are welcome!

We are particularly looking for a demonstration Arabian horse and rider to work with Craig throughout the week. If you believe you are that person, please get in touch via the contacts below.  
Please see Julia's flier for more information and contact details.  
23rd Mar 2014
Sonya Khan's furniture saleSonya is leaving Muscat :o( and selling her furniture, please see her contact details and the items here.16th Mar 2014
Johnette Dietz6 week old adorable kittens need a forever home. Healthy and handled since birth. Male. Foster mom will vaccinate and neuter. For more info: Johnette: 99800973 or  dandjdietz@gmail.com9th Mar 2014
Bodil Stene, plants for sale

Bodil Stene has some pot plants for sale: mature flowering plants including desert roses, also figs, bouganvilias and yuccas etc. all in pots. If interested please phone Bodil 99009524

9th Mar 2014
L'Espace furnitureSofia has put together a new ad reminding members about one of our long-term discount partners.  L'Espace sells Indian antique and recycled wooden furniture.  Read all about it here.  9th Mar 2014
Meera Gurnani Saxena -  Holistic Health Coach and Whole Foods ChefMeera has shared some interesting information on the importance of chewing properly, you can read it here6th Mar 2014

Cindy Wallace

Cindy Wallace is selling her car (a 2008 Mitsubishi Pajero).  For more details, please see her poster


17th Feb 2014
Meera Gurnani Saxena -  Holistic Health Coach and Whole Foods ChefMeera has shared some information on healthy food with us - the focal Soul Food this month is beans - have a look at her newsletter.16th Feb 2014
Ross Rosenquist
Ross has a sofa bed for sale - see her ad here.

25th Jan
Lia Online BoutiqueLia Online Boutique invites you to visit their facebook page and check out their new collection of silver gemstone jewelery, silk scarfs, and watches. 10% discount on any item you purchase via our facebook page.   www.facebook.com/Lia.online.boutique?ref=hl29th Dec
Yvonne MedhurstPlease see this poster for details of brand new baby items for sale.8th Dec
Lia Chahla, AWG member
A message from  Lia Chahla, AWG member:
"I started my business "Lia Online Boutique" on Facebook (www.facebook.com/lia.online.boutique) I have a very high quality collection of gemstone silver jewellery and watches. I would like to offer special discount for AWG members of 10% on items purchased via my facebook page. I offer door-to-door delivery service and cash-on-delivery payment option". 
Lia   99412995
2nd Dec
Toy car and other items
Dinara has some children's toys for sale - see her poster for further information.

1st Dec
Darika BhatiaFrom Darika: "I am a certified yoga instructor and reflexologist. I currently teach yoga at Hayati Spa, Grand Hyatt and privately".  See her posters on Hatha Yoga, Reflexology, and Prenatal and Antenatal Yoga.  10th Nov
Meera Gurnani Saxena -  Holistic Health Coach and Whole Foods Chef

 

From Meera: I'm a Holistic Health Coach and Whole Foods Chef; and I'm starting coaching services to support women to lead happy, healthy lives. The two types of women I specialize in are expat women (women who need help settling down after a move or transition) and women with PCOS (hormonal imbalances).

See her info here.

 

10th Feb
Neera Taneja

 

Neera has a beautiful villa in Goa which she lets for holidays - see the lovely picture and check out the website! Contact her on Neera.Taneja@gmail.com

 

27th Nov

 

Eco-Buzz Bags - Go Green with Style

 

Gorgeous, natural fibre, low-carbon bags for fashion, brands (for example the AWG Tote bag) and events. ecobuzz@hotmail.com www.ecobuzzbags.com Facebook ecobuzzbags 23rd Oct
     

SPECIAL OFFERS/ADVERTISEMENTS
Organisation Details Date Posted
Free Boot Camp ZuluTo mark the launch of operation Summer Slim Boot Camp Zulu will be free from Sunday 27th April to Thursday May 1st.  Please see this flier for all the information.  23rd Apr 2014
Dental Practice
Beautiful, Progressive, "State of the Art" Dental Practice located in Shatti Al Qurm seeks energetic and ambitious applicants for the following positions:
1.  Dental Assistant  (Experience preferred, but will train)
2.  Front/Desk Reception 
English/Arabic and computer skills necessary for both positions.
Send CV's to DDSMuscat@gmail.com
 
16th Apr 2014
Boutique Villa EscapesFrom Boutique Villa Escapes: "Ladies, here is something we could all look forward to. A short break to Thailand staying at fully staffed luxury boutique villas. A great 'all-in package' is included for you to enjoy including, meet and greet / transfers, lovely en-suite rooms, breakfast, swimming pool, massages, Thai cookery course, shopping trips etc. A 5% discount is offered for all AWG members on any trip".  
Please check out their website for further details www.boutiquevillaescapes.com and have a look at their flier.
2nd Apr 2014
Bahwan Holiday Easter OffersCelebrate Easter with Bahwan Holiday, see some of their offers here.  2nd Apr 2014
Beata's Piano for saleStudio model, Pearl River upright piano is for sale for OMR730. The instrument is 3 years old and is in a very good condition. The price includes the adjustable bench. If interested, please contact for more details.Please see this flier for further contact details etc.2nd Apr 2014
Midan Hotel Suites offerFrom Midan: To celebrate the 1st day of April Midan Hotel Suites is pleased to bring back our best rates ever with our Spring Summer Sale.  To secure room rates starting from OMR 35 + per room per night simply click here to go directly to our booking page.  We also have some special deals that might be of interest on our webpage: www.MidanOman.com  Please see their poster for further contact details.  2nd Apr 2014
Boot Camp Zulu "Operation SS" LaunchApril 1st 7pm - 8pm at the Lazy Lizard Garden, Radisson Blu sees the launch of Boot Camp Zulu's new “ Wellness Drive” combining exercise and a living lifestyle nutritional diet which will result in a  healthy and sustainable weight loss and general wellness. 
We have new trainers and special care will be taken to bring total beginners and never exercised before people gradually into the Boot Camp family, while still challenging the elite athletes.  The Wellness prgramme has had fantastic results with people losing up to 15kg’s  within months and feeling energized throughout the programme.

The price is OR40.00 per month and is all inclusive of the Wellness programme, diet recommendation and training along with an approved recipe book .
Please see Adrian's flier for further details, including how to contact him for further details.
29th Mar 2014
MuscArt
"Mastering Art (Foundation) - Sketching & Drawing" and
"Mastering Art – Painting" courses
From MuscArt: "We sat together with acclaimed Omani painters Saud Al Hunaini & Mohammed Al Maamri, to put together an art workshop that will get you started on being a serious and professional artist. From the basics up! Over a course of 1 month Saud and Mohammed will guide you through various techniques in sketching and drawing and you will learn everything you need to know about line, shading, tone and perspective on various subjects (still life, people, landscape etc.) while making yourself familiar with different types of drawing media".  Please see this PDF of their email for further details.29th Mar 2014
Shang Thai, Pizza Express (Bur Al Hickman Hospitality)Please find below the discount offers from Bur Al Hickman Hospitality:
1) Free enrollments for Bounce Back Program - The program is valid for both Pizza Express and Shang Thai.
2) 20% Discount on Thai Cooking Classes followed by Lunch
Terms & Conditions: - Minimum participants to be 5
- The offer is NOT valid with any other promotion, special offers, loyalty cards or special menu
- Thai Cooking Class timings, Set Menu & Price to be decided by Shang Thai  Management & Head Chef on case to case basis
- Offer is valid only for American Women's Group Card Holders
- Validity Period:  1 year from the date of signing of agreement.
21st Mar 2014
AMIDEAST Arabic language courses for non-native speakersFrom AMIDEAST "we are now offering Arabic language courses for non-native speakers.  The next course starts on April 7th and we are looking forward to sharing Arabic with the expatriate community in Oman. The course we are starting is for complete beginner’s as a foundation course, but we will soon be offering other levels for those that have some Arabic skills already".
Please see their flier for further details.
21st Mar 2014
Muscat DentalMuscat Dental have a new hygienist, and are offering 10% off dental cleaning for members.  See their flier for further details.17th Mar 2014
The US Embassy and the Grand MallAs part of "American Music Abroad" Audiopharmacy are playing at the Grand Mall, Monday March 17th 7pm - 9pm, see their poster for details.  Free admission.17th Mar 2014
The US Embassy and the Grand HyattAs part of "American Music Abroad" Audiopharmacy are playing at the Grand Hyatt,Tuesday March 18th 5pm - 7pm, see their poster for details.  Free admission.17th Mar 2014
Al Besat Carpet AuctionFrom Amir: Our carpet auction will be held on Wednesday, 19th March at 7:00 PM RSVP by SMS to 99275151 to secure your seats.
The carpet pictures are already uploaded to our website. To check the pictures and details, simply go to www.albesat.com and go to “Auction 19th March”.
Viewing day on Tuesday 18th March, open house from 9:30 AM to 9:30 PM
We also provide a phone biding service for one who can’t come or wish to bid from out of Muscat. Kindly let us know if you wish to use this service.
Refreshments and snacks will be served.
16th Mar 2014
Ayana Spa Mother's Day Special"Treat your Mom to a Day at the Spa" Ayana Spa have a promotional 20% off package offer from 14th-28th March 2014.  Please see their flier for further details on what applies - I can't spell them  :o)  14th Mar 2014
NHI Junior Chef One week training in cooking and food safety 20th - 24th April, see their poster for further details.  You can use their registration form.14th Mar 2014
NHI Team Building CourseNHI are organizing a "get out of the box and in to the kitchen" team building course.  See their poster for further details on how to register.  14th Mar 2014
Stal GalleryStal Gallery have sent us their March newsletter, which includes information on recent events, art classes and upcoming exhibitions.11th Mar 2014
3 on 3 Basketball TournamentSat Mar 22nd, RAH Recreation Center, 8am - 5pm
Teams of 4 (20 O.R. per team) in three divisions, registration ends 15th March.  Please see their poster for details on who to contact and further details.  
11th Mar 2014
AlMouj MENA golf Travel AwardsFrom AlMouj "Almouj Golf has received great reviews and awards this past year, from the honor of hosting Oman’s first ever European Challenge Tour and voted 4th among Golf Digest’s Top Ten Middle East golf courses to the many compliments and reviews from our Members and Guests. We are proud to announce we have been nominated once again for the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) Travel Awards. We need at the first phase 150 votes by the 3rd of April to move on to the second phase, then we need as many votes as possible to win.  Thank you AWG in advance for your support".

Please find below for your information a picture of the voting card. The live voting link does not work in that format.  So instead click here to go to the voting form, fill in the details and submit.
10th Mar 2014
Grand Hyatt Muscat

March welcomes German specialties at Grand Hyatt Muscat

Mokha Café features guest chef from Hyatt Regency Mainz from 19 to 29 March
Grand Hyatt Muscat’s award winning restaurant Mokha Café will soon feature guest chef Daniel Goehler, who will be joining the brigade of chefs for an exclusive ten day engagement. From 19 to 29 March, Mokha Café will be transformed into the perfect venue offering authentic German cuisine for dinner.

Please see their press release for further details.  
9th Mar 2014
NHI business centre IATA Foundation course
The NHI business centre have let us know about their Iata Foundation course. The last date for registration is the 30th March 2014.  For further information see their flier.
6th Mar 2014
Qatar Airways 3 day sale to exotic locationsFrom Qatar: "Experience the Qatar Airways 5-star journey at a fraction of our usual fares.
From now until 5th March, 2014, enjoy our great fares on select destinations throughout the expanding Qatar Airways network. Travel from 6th March until 31st May 2014.
Book now at qatarairways.com to take advantage of this incredible offer. Alternatively, you can call us at 24162700 or contact your local travel agent.
We look forward to welcoming you onboard!"

Their sale ends soon - see their web advert for details.  
4th Mar 2014
AlMouj Golf club Ladies Coffee Morning Tuition ProgramAlMouj Golf club are starting a new Ladies Coffee Morning Tuition Program 
From Chris Jones "Following the success of the ‘Advanced’ classes last term we have continued the offering for those ladies who have been playing our courses more frequently and looking to further their development.  The remaining classes are designed for the new/novice golfers seeking an introduction to golf or refreshing the basics.
Whilst participating in the 6 week tuition program Almouj Golf offer you a complimentary greenfee for the Sunday Ladies Morning on the Par 3 course, a great chance to practice what you are learning!
 
To register please complete the attached form and send it back to Chris Jones or hand a copy to reception marked for his attention.  If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact Chris Jones.  You can find their application form here.
2nd Mar 2014
MuscArt quilling workshopsMuscArt are happy to announce that they will host 2 paper quilling workshops with Emirati quilling artist Farooha at MuscArt gallery. Creatives at all skill levels are invited and no previous knowledge in paper quilling is required to participate. The workshop will revolve around floral Spring, as well as Easter designs. By the end of the workshop, participants will be familiar with basic quilling shapes and will have created a piece to take home.
Dates Friday 28 March 2014, 3PM – 6PM or Saturday, 29 March 2014, 10AM-1PM
Price: 29 OMR/person (includes 1 quilling tool and paper strips*)
Registration works on a first come, first served basis, and they recommend an early registration via their website.  See their invite for further contact information.
2nd Mar 2014
Center for International Learning - Summer arabic in Oman course.Center for International Learning - Summer arabic in Oman course
ALIM:  Arabic Language In Muscat.  See their advert for information on dates etc.
General application Deadline April 15, 2014
2nd Mar 2014
Kids World NurseryKids World Nursery will be holding an Open Day for prospective parents on Saturday, 8th March 2014.  See their poster for further details.1st Mar 2014
Bait Muzna Gallery Exhibition by Antje ManserExhibition "Into the Unknown" by Antje Manser.  Opening Tue Mar 4th 7pm, continuing until Mar 27th. Coffee morning on the 13th Mar.  For further details see their invitation.27th Feb 2014
Gorgeous Hair & Beauty
Gorgeous Hair & Beauty have a special on right now: a free full body scrub when you try the new spray tan, see here for details.  They are located in MQ, Madinat Plaza Unit 12.  For more details, please visit their website or call 95555699
24th Feb 2014
Almouj Golf CarveryGet a taste of Almouj Golf’s revamped Friday Traditional Carvery with all the old favorites and more!  See their poster for further details.  19th Feb 2014
Lost Dog - TOBYToby was lost near the Clothes Factory Azaiba on Saturday 15th Feb.  Please keep watch for him and see this poster for further details.  His owners miss him.19th Feb 2014
Stal Gallery exhibit "Mirrors"Stal Gallery have invited AWG to their upcoming exhibit, "Mirrors", by Enaam Ahmed, Nadia Al Balushi, Shaymaa Ashknany, Naima Al Maimani, and Radhika Hamlai at Stal Gallery.  Feb 25th - Mar 13th 2014, see their poster for further information.19th Feb 2014
Bait Muzna "Passage of Time" exhibit
Bait Muzna is hosting the exhibit "Passage of Time" by Gazmend Kalemi from the 10th - 28th Feb.  On the 22nd Feb they have a coffee morning with Gazmend Kalemi, see their invite for details.  
17th Feb 2014
Centre for Omani Dress - two new dates for Felt Flower WorkshopsThe Centre for Omani Dress is hosting Felt Workshops at the Museum of Omani Dress on Thursday 20th Saturday 22nd Feb - see their flier for details on whether they are for beginners or experienced felters, and the ages welcome.  

The instructor is artist Mandy Nash who is visiting from the UK and is a participant in this year's Muscat Festival.  Mandy is sharing her time with the Centre for Omani Dress so that we can offer the community a chance to learn about this new art on the rise in Europe.

The workshop costs OR17 each (all Beginner's workshops are the same content), pre-registration is not required, however, you DO need to call or email to reserve your seat.  Email us at director@omanidress.com or call us at 98919809 between 9 am and 5 pm Sunday through Thursdays.  Please, do not arrive at the workshop without having booked your seat.
17th Feb 2014
Tomato Restaurant Oyster promotionTomato Restaurant at the Intercon Hotel is having an oyster promotion - see their flier for details on costs etc.  16th Feb 2014
Bollywood restaurant Flower Making courseBollywood is offering AWG members an exclusive opportunity to participate in a five day Flower Making course at the restaurant (10am - 11am, Sun - Thurs starting Feb16th, 20 O.R. for the course). Learn how to make roses, poppies, lilies etc. The course includes the materials and light refreshments.  Please see their poster for further details, including how to book with them as the course instructor only teaches five people at a time.16th Feb 2014
Grand Hyatt Valentine's Day events
The Grand Hyatt has various ideas for a romantic Valentine's Day - from a Valentine's Brunch to an overnight stay there's bound to be something to suit everyone.  See their poster for further details.  

10th Feb 2014
Artemis Healthy Food ProductsFrom Artemis:  "We would like to thank you all for attending our presentation at Al Bahja Hall on 11th of January 2014.  It was a very great success and we thank you all for coming and having interest to get to know more about healthy living and personal well being. Please find following our monthly newsletter for February with the new dates for our next interesting presentations for your health and well being"10th Feb 2014
Ayana Spa
Ayana Spa are offering some Valentine specials - the chocolate massage is back!
7th Feb 2014
Bollywood restaurant Flower Making courseBollywood is offering AWG members an exclusive opportunity to participate in a five day Flower Making course at the restaurant (10am - 11am, Sun - Thurs starting Feb16th, 20 O.R. for the course). Learn how to make roses, poppies, lilies etc. The course includes the materials and light refreshments.  Please see their flier for further details, including how to book with them as the course instructor only teaches five people at a time.2nd Feb 2014
Modern Gulf Institute
Modern Gulf Institute (near Markaz al Baja) is looking for a paramedic or EMT or Firefighter / Medic cum HSE person as Trainer for First Aid (ASHE and MEDIC) courses as well as basic Fire Awareness and Fire Marshall courses.
Contact Natasha O'Shaughnessy if interested.  
2nd Feb 2014
Boot Camp ZuluHaving trouble getting yourself to stick to your New Year's fitness resolution?
Boot Camp Zulu starts Sunday 2nd Feb at The Wave Beach and Shatti Beach
Shatti Beach: 5.30am, 7.45am, 5.30pm, Wave Beach: 5.30am, 8.15am, 5.30pm.
Duration: Training every Sun, Tues & Thurs for 4 weeks.    Cost: 40 Rial
www.facebook.com/bootcamp.zulu    For further details see their info.  
1st Feb 2014
Centre for Omani Dress
The Centre for Omani Dress is hosting Felt Workshops at the Museum of Omani Dress on Sunday (26th Jan), Thursday (30th Jan) and Saturday (1 Feb) for adults and on 8 Feb (Sat) for those 18 years and younger (8 years is the minimum).  This is a Beginner's workshop with more advanced opportunities available the following weeks.

The instructor is artist Mandy Nash who is visiting from the UK and is a participant in this year's Muscat Festival.  Mandy is sharing her time with the Centre for Omani Dress so that we can offer the community a chance to learn about this new art on the rise in Europe.

The workshop costs OR17 each (all Beginner's workshops are the same content), pre-registration is not required, however, you DO need to call or email to reserve your seat.  Email us at director@omanidress.com or call us at 98919809 between 9 am and 5 pm Sunday through Thursdays.  Please, do not arrive at the workshop without having booked your seat.

See their flier here.  
25th Jan 2014
Al Besat carpets
From Amir: "Our carpet auction will be held on Wednesday, 29th January at 7:00 PM.
RSVP reply to the same email or SMS to 99275151 to secure your seats.
 
The carpet pictures are already uploaded to our website. To check the pictures and details, simply go to www.albesat.com and enter to “Auction 29th January”.
 
Viewing days will be on Tuesday 28th January, open house from 9:30 AM to 9:30 PM
We also provide a phone biding service for one who can’t come or wishes to bid from out of Muscat. Kindly let us know if you wish to use this service.
 
Refreshments and snacks will be served".  See the map of their location here.
25th Jan 2014
Tuscany Restaurant, The Grand HyattTuscany restaurant is set to feature a 10 day promotion featuring the best of wild game meat from 22 to 31 January - for further details, see their flier.  25th Jan 2014
Whispers of Serenity - Be the Best You that you Can Be!
~ Does exhaustion overwhelm you for no apparent reason at all?
~ Does PCOS or another hormonal condition make you feel incomplete?
~ Do you need help deconstructing the cravings that haunt you and your hormones?
~ Do you want to learn about the fun foods that support happy, healthy hormones?

You are not stuck alone in this pattern... Because I'm right here to help you become the healthiest you that you can be! Please come join me for a workshop at Whispers of Serenity in Al-Athaibah on Tuesday, January 21st from 6-8pm. Come learn how to get yourself back on track and become blissfully-balanced! Contact Whispers of Serenity @ 24614268/99359779 to book your spot today! Cost: 15OMR.
18th Jan 2014
Phoenix Ladies GroupPlease see their January newsletter.  18th Jan 2014
Gloria Jean's Coffee Shop
Ledan Montecalvo (Operations Manager of Gloria Jean's Coffee Shops) informs us that they have a new New Year Drink ''The Italian Indulgence'' for us to try.
8th Jan 2014
NHI Junior Chef's courseJunior Chefs age group 8 – 12 years
Course date : 16th January 2014, 3:00pm to 6:00pm  Every Thursday
Duration: 6 weeks /  3 hours per week
For further details see their flier, they also attached a registration form.  
5th Jan 2014
VivatBefore this year ends, VIVAT is offering all AWG members a 15% discount on our entire collection and shipping at no extra cost. Deliveries will be made before 31st December and for later orders delivery will be made post 4th January- in time for everyone to gift themselves and friends/family a piece of art from indian craftsmen for the new year.  vivat4life@gmail.com  www.facebook.com/vivat4life  +968 9232465629th Dec 2013
Al Nahda Resort and Spa
A New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball is being held to welcome in the New Year, Tuesday 31st December, see their poster for further details.  
21st Dec 2013
Grand Hyatt "Share the Joy" charity fundraiser
The Grand Hyatt have a "Share the Joy" Christmas fundraiser that was exclusively organised to support the relief efforts for Super Typhoon Haiyan in the
Philippines through donating to Mercy Corps. The afternoon tea fundraiser will take place from 3:00pm to 6:00pm and will be priced at RO 8.800 per person including a complimentary beverage.  Thursday, 12 December, Sirj Tea Lounge.  See their poster for further information, and their Press Release regarding their festive season.  
8th Dec 2013
The Guide Oman
Sunrise Resort, Jebel Shams

The Guide Oman have organized "Christmas in the Mountains" at Sunrise resort, Jebel Shams.  See their poster for further information on what they have organized for the 20 - 21st December.  
8th Dec 2013
Grand Hyatt Festive Celebrations
The Grand Hyatt have also supplied their festive brochure as an Adobe pdf file, if you had difficulty opening last week's .swf file.  

2nd Dec 2013
Al Besat Carpet Auction
From Amir:
Our carpet auction will be held on Wednesday, 4th December at 6:30 PM.
RSVP SMS to 99275151 to secure your seats.
The carpet pictures are already uploaded to our website. To check the pictures and details, simply go to www.albesat.com and enter to “Auction 4th December” and for downloading print version you just can simply download it from here.
Viewing days will be on 2nd & 3rd December, open house from 9:30 AM to 9:30 PM
We also provide a phone biding service for one who can’t come or wishes to bid from out of Muscat. Kindly let us know if you wish to use this service.
 
Refreshments and snacks will be served.  For more information call me at 99275151.  They also provided a map for directions.  
1st Dec 2013
Muscat Wall Art
Muscat Wall Art offer wall decals to brighten your living spaces.  See their flier for further information.

1st Dec 2013
LJCare Sale Day of Bras and Lingerie
LJCare have another Sale Day of their bras and lingerie.  
They have an open house on 8th Dec, 12.30pm to 2.30pm or 4.30pm to 6.30pm
See their poster for further information.  

1st Dec 2013
Al Bustan New Year's Eve CelebrationFrom the Al Bustan:  In celebration of the festive season, Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel unveils a series of extravagant, fun-filled activities and offerings for guests to enjoy with family and friends. From the lighting of our gigantic Christmas tree to festive afternoon tea in the Atrium Lobby Lounge to delightful, celebratory menus in all our restaurants
 
We are setting the stage for a stylish year-end celebration amid beautiful surroundings of Al Bustan lawn. There will be holiday-inspired buffet, live music, dancing and wish lanterns, priced at RO 120++ with house beverages.  I am delighted to extend a 20% discount until December 15th 2013, with a minimum purchase of two passes. 
 
On this night of celebration, we will be releasing wish lanterns and as they float toward the evening stars, let’s make a wish for a happy and successful new year.
See their flier for further details.  
1st Dec 2013
Butterfly Suites End of Year Celebration
Butterfly Suites are having an End of Year celebration on the 27th December, see their flier for more details.  
1st Dec 2013
Grand Hyatt's New Year's Eve and Festive SeasonThe Grand Hyatt have a Circus-themed New Year's Eve planned, further details are available in their poster, they also have a Festive Brochure  - but depending on the software you have on your computer you may or may not be able to view it!25th Nov 2013
Grand Hyatt Tuscany Restaurant Christmas Themed Cooking Class
The Tuscany Restaurant is to hold a Christmas Themed Cooking Class on the 10th December 9.30am, see their poster for more information on costs and how to book.
25th Nov 2013
Talent for Humanity” competition
Salam Stores in collaboration with Dar Al Atta’a announces their first quarterly
initiative “Talent for Humanity” competition aimed to support young talents in
Oman, an initiative to give back to the community.  See their Press Release for further information.  
24th Nov 2013
WhyKnot? Project, Al Besat CarpetsThey hope to finish this project soon, but there are still some outstanding nationalities - please check their list to see if yo can help them complete this great project.  Please watch this video to learn more about the WhyKnot? project.  All are welcome to come to Al Besat Carpets to put a knot in the globe.  Click here to see the list of nationalities yet to put a knot in the globe!  If you have problems opening the google spreadsheet see this pdf file.20th Nov 2013
Grand Hyatt Omani National Day Long Weekend The Grand Hyatt are offering a special package for the 43rd Oman National Day long weekend, offering typical Omani hospitality, see their flier for further details.18th Nov 2013
360 Restaurant
360 Restaurant are now serving breakfasts - see their poster for more details.  
16th Nov 2013
Bait Muzna Opera Galleria
Bait Muzna at the Opera Galleria have a new art exhibit by Antje Manser, see their poster for further details.
16th Nov 2013
360 Restaurant
360 are having a World Sizzler Festival starting the 14th November, see their poster for more information.
16th Nov 2013
Grand Hyatt Marjan Restaurant
The Marjan Restaurant have two guest chefs from Bali cooking special Balinese dishes between November 21st to the 28th.  See their flier for more details.
16th Nov 2013
Horticultural Association of Oman
The Horticultural Association Committee would like to put out a call for nominations to sit on the Committee.  We are particularly interested in getting more plant/horticultural experts on to the Committee to replace departed, or soon to depart members.  But if you are not an expert still contact us of you are interested!

 We feel that the Association needs to be rejeuvenated and therefore if you would be interested in joining us please reply to our secretary Kate with a short email outlining what you could bring to the Association as a Committee member.  
 
We very much hope that those of you with the relevant expertise will be willing to give up a little of your time in order to ensure that the Association remains active.
11th Nov 2013
Al Madina Art Gallery
Al Madina are offering spaces for rent at their gallery.  See their advert for further information.
10th Nov 2013
The Flower Shop, Sabco Center, Qurum
Wednesday 27th November   8 am – 9pm
Come and get into the Festive spirit at and receive a 20% discount* on all the items in our exciting
Christmas collection..  *Cash sales only. Current American Women’s Group membership card must be produced at time of sale. No other discounts apply.
10th Nov 2013
Ayana Spa
Ayana Spa have sent us details of their Nov/Dec specials and a Nimue special for the New Year.

10th Nov 2013
Centre for Omani DressThe Centre for Omani Dress has various vacancies for volunteers - see their advert if you are interested.10th Nov 2013
Jebel Sifah Hotel
Jebel Sifah are organising a series of Street Festival events at Sifah, including Halloween and Super Hero World, as well as others.  Check their flier for more information.
4th Nov 2013
NHI
NHI are taking bookings for their Christmas lunch - see their information.
4th Nov 2013
Al Mouj
AlMouj are pleased to offer the following dates for the next Ladies Coffee Morning Program:
 
-          Monday 6:30pm
-          Tuesday 8am
-          Wednesday 6:30pm
-          Thursday 8am
-          Thursday 9am
 
If you would like to participate in this series of 6 lessons please RSVP directly to me detailing the dates can be available for.  We wish to start the course next week in order to complete the 6 weeks before people start to leave for Christmas.  Contact Chris for more details.  
30th Oct 2013
Fully furnished flat to rent - short term 
Available from 29 November to 1st January 2014.
Fully-furnished one bedroom flat to rent for up to 4 and a half weeks in December.
Rent: OMRs 600 includes – fully-furnished, undercover car park, wireless (wifi),
housemaid once a week, garden, large swimming pool and private beach.
Situated in Qurum, walking distance to the Crowne Plaza Hotel.
The flat has one double bedroom, lounge/living room, separate dining room with
space for a spare bed enclosed with screens, office/hall, kitchen and bathroom.
 
Please contact: Jill Mundy  Email: mundyjill@hotmail.com  Mobile: 95905277
30th Oct 2013
Salman Stores
From Salman Stores "For your team and employees of AWG, we have extended our Advantage promotion till Wednesday 30th October. Please circulate this among your colleagues and we will wait for them at Salman Stores where they can browse through many products on exclusive 30% discount". Click here for more info.
28th Oct 2013
Grand Hyatt Marjan Restaurant
Craving for some Thai Food? Indulge in Fresh Seafood and Authentic Thai specialties at  Marjan Restaurant from the 1st – 6th  November featuring Chef Supattra  Boomsrang from the Thai Kitchen of Park Hyatt Dubai .  See attached flyer for more information.

20th Oct 2013
Butterfly Hotel Suites, Sohar
Eid offer in Sohar - see their poster for more information.
20th Oct 2013
Grand Hyatt Tuscany  Restaurant

Tuscany  Restaurant (October 20 - 26) – Featuring Frescobaldi Wines  and One Michelin Star Chef Igor Macchia , Owner of La Credenza in Torino Italy.  See their poster for more information on their various options available, ranging from special “degustation menus” to a cooking demo.  Got to love Italian food, “Meet The Chef” just had a great morning at Tuscany.  Check it out pronto!

20th Oct 2013
WhyKnot? Project, Al Besat Carpets
Please watch this video to learn more about the WhyKnot? project.  All are welcome to come to Al Besat Carpets to put a knot in the globe.  Click here to see the list of nationalities yet to put a knot in the globe!

4th Oct 2013
Grand Hyatt Mokha Cafe
Savour Indian fare at the Mokha cafe.  Chef Anil Khurana to be featured at Grand Hyatt Muscat for a nine-day promotion - see their flier.

30th Sept 2013
Butterfly Hotel Suites, Sohar
Dine in and get a free dessert - see their flier.
30th Sept 2013
Krups
There is a discount available on Krups coffee machines for AWG members.  To learn more, please contact Mr. Tejpal on 99881627 or t.ghai@kr.om
30th Sept 2013
Art Workshops at GetKiko
GetKiko are a small art studio in Azaibha and among other things, are organizing art workshops.  The workshops are run by the Greek Artist Kiko (the last 2 solo exhibitions of Kiko took place at the Crown Plaza last December 2012 'The Colors of Oman" and at the Al Madina Art Gallery last May 2013 "The Faces").  They have attached a flyer for the October/November schedule and are happy to extend a 10% discount for all AWG members.
30th Sept 2013
Poonam Rishi
New October collection on display at Al Madina on October 1st and 2nd from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Trendy kaftans, tunics, dresses in cottons, chiffons, silk crepe.  Also limited collection of culottes in cotton & linen on display. Al Madina Gallery is on Al Inshirah street on service lane from British council towards Qurum, just before Big Mosque.
30th Sept 2013
Al Mouj Golf Club Ladies Coffee Morning  & Lessons
Offered as a six week course with one hour of instruction per week, the Ladies Coffee Mornings are suited to newcomers learning the game for the first time or to existing golfers looking to improve their skills.  See their application form and their poster for more information.

25th Sept 2013
Centre for International LearningEvening Arabic Language Program.  See their link for further information.  25th Sept 2013
Grand Hyatt Mokha Cafe
Savour Indian fare at the Mokha cafe.
Chef Anil Khurana to be featured at Grand Hyatt Muscat for a nine-day promotion - see their flier.
25th Sept 2013
Al Ahlam Education
Al Ahlam requires Elementary level school teachers.  Expertise in working with students with a learning difficulty will be an advantage.  See their flier for further information.
25th Sept 2013
Dress Sale for Charity

Simone & Karen are hosting a dress sale in aid of charity on the 2nd & 3rd October in Qurum - all for the children's oncology ward at the Royal Hospital Muscat.  See their flier for more details.

25th Sept 2013
Date and Olive CompanyThe Date and Olive Company specialise in event management, as well as selling  unique gifts.  See their flier for contact and further information.25th Sept 2013
Khimji Ramdas offer on KRUPS coffee machines
Khimji Ramdas, who was at our Friday registration day, will be giving special discounts on KRUPS coffee machines for AWG members only.

If interested please contact : Mr. Tejpal on 99881627 for any queries or mail him on t.ghai@kr.om
25th Sept 2013
Butterfly Hotel Suites, Sohar
Dine in and get a free dessert - see thier flier.
5th Sept 2013
Grand Hyatt
Master of Wine  Steve Smith (MW), the only specialist viticulturist in the world to have the Master of Wine distinction and described by Decanter Magazine as one of the 50 most influential people in the world of wine will be coming over to Oman all the way from New Zealand . For the first time, Steve Smith will be hosting a dinner at Tuscany Restaurant  with a five course set menu paired with the finest wine at OMR 50.00 net per person.  The event starts at 7 pm  on Wednesday, September 11, 2013.

See their poster for more information.

 

5th Sept 2013

 

Al Besat Carpets - Amir and his WhyKnot? Project

 

Amir wants to produce a carpet made from knots tied by people from all nations. The carpet is still being woven in his shop and will be completed about August. Amir had a video made and it is posted on YouTube. Take the opportunity to go to Al Besat Carpets to see the project, bring your famliy and friends and put a knot in the Globe. See Amir's video to explain the project properly http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ST9INP9gflI

 

3rd Mar 2013
Duqm Air

 

Fly to Duqm! See their info on their flights!

 

3rd Feb 2013
The Dried Lemon From them: We would like to mention that we are now introducing Egg-less cakes and yummies, and can now order a set menu of your choice Lunch, Dinners, Birthdays, Anniversaries (special menus), & cocktail how exciting....

For any inquiries or to place orders call or txt us on 96755050 or wats app If you have our latest menu and price list and you know what you would like to order then just drop us an email @ thedriedlemon@gmail.com since every thing we make is fresh to order :-)

3rd Feb 2013
Al Burj rentals Rent your four by four with Al Burj, see their flier for details. 3rd Nov 2012
Newlife Healthcare Center

 

Dr. Wittmann is a German-Canadian Professor in obstetrics and gynecology, with a new office practice in Azaiba. Dr. Wittmann specializes in Women’s Health issues, including general gynecology and obstetrics. He is sub-specialized in Perinatology (maternal and fetal medicine – the management of high risk and complicated pregnancies) and obstetric and gynecologic ultrasound. See Announcement for details, and visit his website www.drbwittmann.com. Tel. 24490737.

 

29th Sept 2012

 

ITEMS FOR SALE/WANTED/RENTAL
Item Details Contact Details Date Posted

The Centre for Omani Dress
The COD has taken delivery of it's publication, The Traditional Women's Dress of Oman. The book will be available directly from the COD and can be purchased by contacting the COD at 9946-3697 or emailing at julia@omanidress.com. Soon it will also be available in our museum gift shop in Mawaleh. 3rd Feb 2013
NHI TRAIN THE TRAINER
CIEH Level 3 Award in Training Skills and Practice (TSP)
Please see their flier for more information, they also supplied an application form if you are interested. They have a few spaces left apparently. 18th Nov 2012
Cat cages for sale A member urgently needs to sell her cat cages as her original buyer fell through - see her flier for details 17th Nov 2012

 

JOB VACANCIES/ JOB REQUIRED
Job Details Contact Details
Date Posted

 

From an AWG member: "Maybe someone knows someone who might like to apply for this position ……………………… could be Local or Overseas Hire."

English language teacher required to teach hotel staff [mostly Omani] and to also develop training materials for an English course.
Most preferable that the candidate should speak and write Arabic also.
Position would be a full time staff member at this prestigious hotel.


Email updated CVs and photo to HR Manager du.berry31@gmail.com
27th Mar 2013
Recruiting Volunteers
The Centre for Omani Dress has so many exciting things planned for this year; we’re putting together teams to make it all happen!  As a non-profit organization we are seeking volunteers who are willing to work in sales, work with event planning, have a willingness to meet new people and offer some of their time each week. 

 

Experience is not required.  Please contact us soon at 9946-3697 or email at julia@omanidress.com if you’d like to be involved!

 

3rd Feb 2013

We organise the After school mother language program at ABA and are looking for teachers.

Furthermore, I am organizing the initiative DinO (German in Oman) and am looking for german speaking students (children) who would like to take part in german as mother language classes.

Stefanie Schaffer-Dawans, schafferstefanie@hotmail.com
15th Dec 2012
Domestic Staff Available: Married couple can work together or separately as housekeeper, cook, driver, butler, nanny, caregiver, etc. Late 30’s-early 40’s with many years experience in professional households. Available immediately. Please contact:
Alex Andreas, 968-93- 223-7711 or 968- 97- 887-152. Excellent references available.
15th Oct 2012
Architect Deepa is looking for Freelance Architectural works.
Has experience in designing Villa's,apartments and interiors.If somebody has got design & drafting works please contact Deepa on 97249996. Painting is my Hobby, will do paintings on request.


GSM number is 97249996

 

11 Jan 2012

Vacancy for  a new AWG board member to manage our website.
Ideally, you must be good at working as part of a team,  competent  with computers, especially MS Office, Dreamweaver and have some experience with Photo editing software.  
Previous experience in web design is desirable.

For further details of this position, please
contact awgcalendar@gmail.com
6 Dec 2011
The Centre for Omani Dress (aka Museum of the Omani Dress Academy) is seeking volunteers for marketing positions within our non-profit organization. Experience is not as necessary as your desire to assist! Our website is www.omanidress.com if you’d like to check us out. If you are interested, regardless of experience, please send an email to julia@omanidress.com.
18 Oct 2011