DragonBoat Beaufort, a cancer survivor nonprofit organization, will hold an open paddle event Sunday at the Community Rowing & Sailing Center on Hilton Head Island.
The event, from 1 to 4 p.m. at 137 Squire Pope Road, will give the community the opportunity to learn about dragon boating and to experience paddling in a dragon boat.
This event marks the first time the Beaufort dragon boats have traveled to Hilton Head. Equipment and safety gear will be provided. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes.
Hilton Head Hospital will be on hand to give out health information.
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DragonBoat Beaufort is an outreach program that provides assistance to cancer patients and their caregivers in Beaufort County. It consists of cancer survivors and their supporters and has a competitive team that competes in races throughout the Southeast.