On Wednesday, September 14th, Chroma’s Mariah Darling and Kailer Boyne participated in the YMCA of Greater Saint John’s Community Connections Fair, held at Market Square in uptown Saint John. The Fair brought many different groups from Saint John together to let newcomers know what resources and events are available to them. Chroma participated in theContinue reading “Representing the Rainbow at the YMCA Community Connections Fair”
🚩 UPDATE: Kayaking is SOLD OUT, but storytelling is open, no registration required. Come with Chroma on a guided evening kayak, beginners welcome. Free, and all gear provided. We will start by kayaking the Wolastoq, also known as the Saint John river, and end back on the beach with a bonfire and Indigenous storytelling byContinue reading “Evening Kayak 🛶 and Indigenous Storytelling at Dominion Park 🌊”
Chroma is making the most of the summer 2022! Last Sunday, Bayshore beach on the West Side of Saint John witnessed an exciting sand castle competition! Groups of families and friends, both 2SLGBTQIA+ folks and allies, showed off their talent in sand sculpting. The day was organized by Sculpture Saint John during their 10th andContinue reading “Sand sculptures and fun at Bayshore beach”
Last Saturday with temperatures in the high 20s, the beach was the perfect spot to be. Just as celebrating rainbow pride all year long is important, so is celebrating disability pride, and making space for those who share both identities. Chroma teamed up with L’Arche Saint John to hold a beach games day. Some folksContinue reading “Chroma and L’Arche celebrated disability and 2SLGBTQIA+ pride holding a beach games day”
On a sunny and fresh afternoon, hikers from the 2SLGBTQIA+ community and allies enjoyed landscapes and nature at Irving Nature Park, on Sunday, August 21st. Twelve participants, guided by Chroma volunteer, Dan Simard, walked the Heron Trail for an hour, ending at the seal observation deck. Although the trail had some challenging points, adults andContinue reading “2SLGBTQIA+ hiking crew enjoyed ocean vistas at the Irving Nature Park”
Hundreds of locals and visitors were able to see and celebrate a glamorous Saint John Pride Parade returning for the first time after the COVID-19 pandemic. Several organizations from the private and public sectors, as well as non-profit organizations, including Chroma NB, took part in the event that occurred the past Saturday, August 6. TheContinue reading “Chroma participated in the Saint John Pride Parade”
Children and adults learned about the colors of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community flags at the Saint John Free Public Library by participating in an activity for crafting artistic creations.