Dreaming of river days

Joe Brien and Rita Delgado helped young children make toy paddleboats at the Hunt Library on Thursday, Aug. 16. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

FALLS VILLAGE — Joe Brien and his traveling workshop were at the David M. Hunt Library in Falls Village on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 16.

The mission: to teach youngsters how to make toy paddleboats.

“What’s rule number one?” asked Brien.

“Put on safety goggles!” chorused the students.

Half a dozen smallish children plus assorted parents and grandparents were on hand as Brien got the work areas set up.

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