The best community and culture events in San Francisco this week

Looking to get out into the community this week?

From a symposium on refugee health to a radio show taping, there's plenty to do when it comes to community and cultural events coming up in San Francisco this week. Read on for a rundown.

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2nd Annual Refugee Health Symposium

Attend the 2nd annual UCSF Refugee Health Symposium on Wednesday to learn more about the findings and challenges related to refugee health. Hosted by the Refugee and Asylum seeker Health Initiative, this year's event will focus on the Yemen famine and cholera outbreak, torture survivors from the Syrian civil war and family separation of asylum seekers at the U.S. border.

When: Wednesday, April 24, 5-8 p.m.

Where: Community Wellness Center (Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital), 1001 Potrero, Building, 5, Floor 2

Price: Free

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The Identity Shift that Occurs with Motherhood

Discover the factors that contribute to the identity shift that takes place when a woman becomes a mother from reproductive psychiatrist Dr. Alexandra Sacks on Thursday night. Part of Tendlab's speaker series for working parents, this panel discussion will tackle the transition into motherhood and the effect on career performance.

When: Thursday, April 25, 6-8:30 p.m.

Where: Airbnb HQ, 888 Brannan St.

Price: $20

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Admin Week: Drinks & Speed Mentoring in San Francisco

Participate in speed mentoring and networking in honor of Administrative Professionals Week on Thursday night. Enjoy food from Picnic on Third, macaron-making with Food La La and a waffle bar from Airbook. To top it off, Knotel is giving away free swag.

When: Thursday, April 25, 6-9 p.m.

Where: The Monroe, 473 Broadway

Price: Free

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State Senator Scott Wiener on The Michelle Meow Show

Watch a live taping of Michelle Meow's radio show, "The Michelle Meow Show," at the Commonwealth Club with guest Senator Scott Wiener on Friday. On her daily radio show, Meow asks guests about topics that are of interest and importance to the LGTBQ community. Check in at 11:30 a.m. for the program, which starts at noon.

When: Friday, April 26, 12-1 p.m.

Where: The Commonwealth Club of California, 110 The Embarcadero

Price: Free

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