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  • Dr. Mehmet Oz of television's "The Dr. Oz Show" hosts a health expo on Saturday, Nov. 6, in Chicago's Millennium Park.

    Dr. Mehmet Oz of television's "The Dr. Oz Show" hosts a health expo on Saturday, Nov. 6, in Chicago's Millennium Park.
    Courtesy of Carol Fox & Associates

  • Tom Nehls portrays Caasi the Clown in the family program "Caasi the Clown Comes to Town" on Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Glen Town Center in Glenview.

    Tom Nehls portrays Caasi the Clown in the family program "Caasi the Clown Comes to Town" on Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Glen Town Center in Glenview.
    Courtesy of Tom Nehls

  • See toy soldiers at Cantigny's 11th annual Toy Soldier Show.

    See toy soldiers at Cantigny's 11th annual Toy Soldier Show.
    Courtesy of Cantigny

 
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Staying healthy in 'Oz'

Dr. Mehmet Oz, the Emmy award-winning host of "The Dr. Oz Show" and frequent guest on "The Oprah Winfrey Show," hosts The Dr. Oz. Health Expo: Chicago, an all-day health and wellness event. Visitors can get the latest information on health issues and take part in screenings. The event features in-person segments taken from "The Dr. Oz Show."

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at Millennium Park, Michigan Avenue, between Randolph and Monroe streets, Chicago. Admission is free. Visit doctoroz.com.

Not clowning around

Tom Nehls, an educator and professional clown, portrays his character Caasi the Clown in a program meant to help dispel any fear of clowns. The show includes comedy and magic, and guests can join a question-and-answer session with Caasi. "Caasi the Clown Comes to Town" is sponsored by the Glenview Public Library.

10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at The Book Market at Hangar One, at The Glen Town Center, 2651 Navy Blvd., Glenview. Free admission. To make a reservation, call (847) 724-2025, or visit theglentowncenter.com.

Politically correct

Dealers and collectors can buy, sell and trade political items at the Political Button and Memorabilia Show at the College of DuPage.

Noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, in the student cafeteria in the Student Resource Building, College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn. Admission is free. (630) 892-8525.

Mini Pow Wow

See costumes and dance styles of Native Americans at a mini Native American Pow Wow. Guests will hear stories and folklore and can learn to dance to the beat of a native drum.

2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, at the Round Lake Area Public Library, 906 Hart Road, Round Lake. Admission is free. (847) 546-7060.

Holiday Bazaar and Festival

Guests of all ages are invited to attend Temple Chai's 33rd annual Holiday Bazaar and Festival. The celebration features more than 70 vendors, selling everything from books to jewelry. A cake walk, bounce house, musical performances, food (including Maui Wowi smoothie treats), raffles and other family activities are also highlights.

3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, at Temple Chai, 1670 Checker Road (west of Arlington Heights Road), Long Grove. Free and open to the public. (847) 537-1771 or templechai.com.

Trash Martini

Trash Martini provides an evening of rock tunes at the Cubby Bear North in Lincolnshire. The Chicago-based cover band performs everything from 1980s "hair metal" to today's pop/rock hits.

10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at the Cubby Bear North in Lincolnshire, at 21661 N. Milwaukee Ave., Lincolnshire. $5. (847) 541-4700 or visit cubbybearnorth.com.

Blues with Big Ray

Big Ray & Chicago's Most Wanted star in an evening of blues music at the Harlem Avenue Lounge in Berwyn.

9:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at Harlem Avenue Lounge, 3701 S. Harlem Ave., Berwyn. $6 cover. (708) 484-3610 or harlemavenuelounge.com.

Small soldiers

See a wide variety of toy soldier figures as hobby dealers display their products in Cantigny's 11th Annual Toy Soldier Show.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, in the visitors center at Cantigny Park and First Division Museum, 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton. Admission is free. Parking is $5 per vehicle, or $2 before 10 a.m. (630) 668-5161 or cantigny.org.