The 6th Annual Dragon Boat Races are coming to SWLA on Saturday April 28. Dating back over 2000 years ago, the sport is known best for team building to propel this man-powered watercraft across the lake.

The event will begin at 9am, with 30 teams ready to row, row, row their boats gently down the stream. There will also be a Healthy Living Fair at the Lake Charles Civic Center Seawall from 11am to 1pm. It is a family friendly atmosphere and free to watch. Food and drink vendors will be there, along with karaoke, and music.

Proceeds of the benefit will go to the Children's Miracle Network and are used to purchase pediatric surgical and treatment equipment. Last year over $137,000 was raised and it stayed right here in the SWLA area to purchase equipment for area hospitals.

Grab the family, and get ready to cheer on your favorite boat or team Saturday, April 28!