City Needs Help Bathing Elephants
Monday August 17th, 2015
Posted at 7:59pm
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The City of Windsor is looking for help to give the riverfront family of elephants a bath.
Tembo, the popular riverfront sculpture in bronze by Derrick Stephan Hudson depicts a family of elephants, which are due for some TLC.
In partnership with the YMCA of Windsor and Essex County, The City of Windsor’s Cultural Affairs Department invites you to join the Sculpture Park Summer Student Maintenance Crew to learn techniques used to protect bronze sculptures through washing and waxing and to partake in the process of cleaning of the elephant mother and her two babies.
Participants will be provided with appropriate cleaning materials and guided through the process of gently cleaning the sculpture’s surface using soap and water. And, as a special bonus to thank you, Adventure Bay Family Water Park presented by WFCU will be offering cleaning participants a special discount on admission to enjoy the water park following the event, so bring your swim suit.
It takes place this Friday from 1pm to 3pm in the Windsor Sculpture Park, just west of Centennial Park.