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”
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.
Come have fun and connect with other 2SLGBTQIA+ youth and their families, and make found object wearable art with artist Amy Ash. Chroma and NB Social Pediatrics staff will be on hand to guide discussions, provide resources, and answer any and all questions in a judgement-free zone. Snacks, drinks, coffee (for the adults) and allContinue reading “2SLGBTQIA+ Youth and Family Wearable Art & Sculpture workshop”
Hike the Heron Trail at Irving Nature Park then join Chroma for a celebratory summer BBQ at the seal rocks observation deck. Chroma will provide drinks, salad, regular and veg hot dogs, plates, and cutlery, but you are welcome to bring something to contribute. Need a ride or have spots to share? Reach out toContinue reading “Hiking and BBQ with Dan”