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  • The Northern Illinois Lego Train Club displays a wide variety of Lego model buildings and a running Lego train set at the Lego Show at the Geneva History Center.

       The Northern Illinois Lego Train Club displays a wide variety of Lego model buildings and a running Lego train set at the Lego Show at the Geneva History Center.
    Daily Herald file photo by Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer

  • The Fox River Shiver features costumed divers for chairity at Broken Oar Beach in Port Barrington on Sunday, March 9.

      The Fox River Shiver features costumed divers for chairity at Broken Oar Beach in Port Barrington on Sunday, March 9.

  • See a wide variety of glassware and more at the 42nd Annual Antique American Glass and Pottery Show and Sale.

      See a wide variety of glassware and more at the 42nd Annual Antique American Glass and Pottery Show and Sale.
    Courtesy of Jane Schleinzer

 
 

Time for tykes: Bring the kids for lots of indoor fun at the 2014 Chicagoland Kids Expo. There promises to be loads of games, activities, products and displays for toddlers up to teenagers this weekend at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center, 1551 N. Thoreau Drive, Schaumburg. $10; $5 kids ages 3 to 12. (847) 303-4100 or chicagokidsexpo.com. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 9

Glass and Pottery Show: The 20-30-40 Glass Society of Illinois hosts its 42nd annual Antique American Glass and Pottery Show and Sale at the Concord Plaza Midwest Conference Center, 401 W. Lake St., Northlake. More than 25 dealers from around the country will showcase early American pattern glass, depression glassware, kitchen glassware and more. Also featured is an identification table where guests can bring in their own glass pieces. $8 per person. Visit 20‑30‑40society.org. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 9

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Lego show: The Northern Illinois Lego Train Club displays a variety of model buildings and a running Lego train set at the Lego Show at the Geneva History Center, 113 S. Third St., Geneva. $5 adults; $3 for kids ages 10 and under and museum members. (630) 232-4951 or genevahistory.org. noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 9

Cold splash: See costumed charity fundraising divers take a cold dive at the Fox River Shiver today at Broken Oar Beach, 614 Rawson Bridge Road, Port Barrington. $5 spectator donation to benefit the Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. (847) 639-9468 or brokenoar.com. Noon Sunday, March 9

A classical great: Conductor Andrew Lewis leads the forces of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, the Elgin Choral Union and the UIC Symphony Choir for the concert "Beethoven Inspired" this weekend at the Hemmens Cultural Center, 45 Symphony Way, Elgin. $25-$60. (847) 888-4000 or elginsymphony.org. 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 9

Chamber baroque: Musicians from the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra get up close and person with the concert "The Intimate Baroque" today at the Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St., Oak Brook. $25; $23 seniors; $7 students. (630) 941-0202 or elmhurstsymphony.org. 3 p.m. Sunday, March 9

Chi-Town Jazz Fest: Head to FitzGerald's nightclub, at 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn, for the Chi-Town Jazz Fest. The evening features performers such as Tammy McCann and the Reunion Orchestra, Mosaik, Mitch Paliga and Kirk Garrison and others. $15. Proceeds will benefit hunger relief organizations. (708) 788-2118 or fitzgeraldsnightclub.com. Events begin at 6 p.m. Sunday, March, 9. Doors open at 5 p.m.

Murphy's law: If you love comedian Charlie Murphy from TV's "Chappelle's Show," "Boondocks" and more, then don't miss his standup set this weekend at the Improv Comedy Showcase, 5 Woodfield Road, Schaumburg. $33 plus a two menu-item purchase. (847) 240-2001 or improv.com. 7 p.m. Sunday, March 9

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