Health and wellness events worth seeking out in Houston this week

Want to up your game when it comes to health and wellness?

From a sickle cell  symposium to a life science business workshop, there's plenty to do when it comes to holistic activities to enrich your week. Read on for a rundown.

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5th Annual Sickle Cell and Chronic Conditions Symposium

On Saturday, attend the 5th Annual Sickle Cell Symposium at the Fifth Ward Multi Service Center. The event aims to raise awareness about sickle cell disease and discuss how to overcome the challenges of having the disease in Houston. There will be on-site screenings, along with food, raffles and prizes.

When: Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Fifth Ward Multi Service Center, 4014 Market St.
Price: Free

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Map Your Morning with Claire Siegel of The Petite Professional

On Saturday, learn to master your mornings at this workshop designed to help you make the most of those first few hours of the day. The session will be led by Claire Siegel, a dietitian and writer who will help you create — and stick to — a morning routine. 

When: Saturday, April 20, 9-11 a.m.
Where: Malk BevBar, 3600 Kirby Drive
Price: $12

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Enventure Basecamp - Business Building Workshop

Do you have a business idea that involves the life sciences? Join other budding entrepreneurs to discuss possibilities in the field on Saturday morning at TMC Innovation Institute. No ideas yet? You can attend just to learn about what a good scalable life science business opportunity looks like.

When: Saturday, April 20, 9 a.m.-noon
Where: TMC Innovation Institute, 2450 Holcombe Blvd., Suite X
Price: Free

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