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"Crafty Bastards’ applicants undergo a competitive jury process and only the top candidates make the cut. Think of it as a real-life Etsy, but curated to feature only the best products." - Crafty Bastards. We're blushing! So excited to announce that we landed a slot at Crafty Bastards, a 14-yr-running top of the line arts and crafts fair in Washington, D.C. Save Saturday November 11 and Sunday November 12 to come visit Zora & Amelia at this epic event, which will be located at Nationals Park this year (outdoors!). Plus, November 12 is my birthday :) From 10am-5pm both days,...

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By Sara MacSorley, author of Super Cool Scientists This year I became an author and a small business owner with the Super Cool Scientists project. Originally, I set out to be a marine science researcher. My degree is in marine biology and I was sure that was my career path until I realized I didn’t like research. After that, I had some amazing mentors who helped me get into science outreach and communication work that eventually let do working in higher education administration. STEM careers are exciting, challenging, usually well-paying, and lead to discoveries that help people and our planet....

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What do juggling, drawing live models, string music recitals, eating good food, making friends and feminism have in common? These are all activities you can find in Capitol Hill this August at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop --- CHAW. At CHAW, the workspace/pottery studio/dance hall/classroom/inspiration hub of Southwest D.C., you can find activities for babies to great grandparents at any given day of the week.  Zora & Amelia is proud to be included in their bustling August events calendar --- join us there to hear some string music for their String Fling Recital and celebrate summer and kick off fall...

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As one friend said, do you want more feminism with your happy hour? If so, stop by our Pop Up Shop this Wednesday, June 7, at Taqueria Del Barrio in Petworth (Washington, D.C!).  Join Petworth parents & neighbors at this happy hour pop up. Shop for gifts for empowered women and girls -- from feminist onesies to women in science coloring books to inspiring art to #shepersisted cards, our pop up will have it all. Check out the site at www.zoraandamelia.com. Plus, partake in the happy hour specials! Kids welcome (and encouraged) to join -- Taqueria Del Barrio is kid-friendly...

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A huge thank you to everyone who came out to the grand opening pop up shop at Pleasant Pops on April 8. We are so incredibly lucky to have gotten a big turnout, great sales, many adorable small customers browsing, and inspiring conversations about promoting women and girls. Plus, five percent of the proceeds have been donated to YWCA-National Capital Area Of COURSE we want to do this again!  Check out our new pop up page. As we begin to plan more events around Washington, D.C., we'll be adding them there. You can create a pop up with us too....

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