Kaleidoscope at the Hub Gears Up for the Holidays
DES MOINES, Iowa (November 13, 2005) Hubbell Realty Company announced today that the Kaleidoscope at the Hub will kick off the holiday season on Friday, November 17 at noon. For the third year in a row, the Salvation Army will begin its kettle campaign and light the Kaleidoscope’s holiday tree. Area school children are making this holiday season extra special downtown at the Kaleidoscope at the Hub, owned and managed by Hubbell Realty Company. From decorations to music to dance, the Kaleidoscope at the Hub is showcasing the talents of Des Moines Metro students. Over one thousand white bags decorated by area children hang from the railings at the downtown mall. Participants are from the Urbandale Adventuretime Program, Johnston After School Program, Des Moines Downtown School, and Altoona Kids Club. During the months of November and December, the Kaleidoscope will host a variety of schools, businesses and other entertainment groups from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Rotunda. A partial list of participants is listed below. November 24 - 11:00 a.m. – The Noted Four (a strolling quartet that passes out treats. The group has been performing each Friday after Thanksgiving since the KATH opened 21 years ago) December 4 – 11:30 a.m. - The Principal Singers December 5 – 12:00 p.m. - EMC Insurance Holiday Choir December 6 - 11:00 a.m. – Grandview Baptist School Choir December 18 – 10:30 a.m. – Norwalk Super Stars December 12 - 11:30 a.m. – NorthView Middle School December 12 – 1:00 p.m. – St. Anthony’s Choir December 13 – 11:00 a.m. – Westridge Singers December 13 - 11:30 a.m. – Windsor Singers December 14 - 11:00 a.m. – Iowa Youth Chorus December 14 - 11:30 a.m. – Pleasantville School Choirs December 14 - 12:00 p.m. – Longfellow Elementary December 14 - 1:00 p.m. – St. Anthony’s Choir December 15 - 12:00 p.m. – Findley Elementary December 19 - 11:00 a.m. – Madrid Community School December 21 - 12:00 p.m. – Dance FX December 22 - 11:00 a.m. – DMI Dance Force December 27 – 11:30 a.m. – Iowa Kids Performance Group More performances will likely be added to the schedule throughout the holiday season. For a current list of events or information on Kaleidoscope shopping, log on to www.kathdm.com. The Kaleidoscope is owned and managed by Hubbell Realty Company.