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.
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.