Posts Categorized: On the Island

7th Annual Veterans Raffle

Enter the Raffle! We are inviting US military veterans to enter the 7th annual raffle for a chance to win a free Star Island getaway during the summer of 2020. The winning veteran is invited to bring along his or her family for the week-long stay. The raffle winner, along with members of his or… Read more >

Our 2019 Starry Night Theme Speaker – Eric Masterson

Register For Starry Night Here We are pleased to announce Eric Masterson as our theme speaker, talking about “the one bird you won’t see on Star Island”. Of more than 400 species of birds recorded in New Hampshire, 258 have been sighted from Star Island. That a 46-acre island boasts such a record is testament… Read more >

2019 Council of Conferences Meeting

Come to the Council of Conferences! Would you like to be more engaged with the wider Star Island community and to share and learn about best practices with other conferences? If so, please attend the Council of Conferences meeting! October 19, 2019 South Church Unitarian Universalist, Portsmouth, NH 292 State St. Portsmouth NH 03801 10… Read more >

Becoming a Shoaler

Becoming a Shoaler by Nelson Linscott The winter months after my first visit to Star Island were cold and dreary. Baxter was not feeling himself again, but who does feel well trudging through slush and snow dreaming of warmer months ahead? As storms raced through, I thought of Alex de Steiguer, the longtime Star Island… Read more >

A Shoaler in the Making: Part 7

A Shoaler in the Making: Part 7 by Nelson Linscott It’s a little bit funny this feeling inside I’m not one of those who can easily hide I don’t have much money but boy if I did I’d buy a big house where we both could live If I was a sculptor, but then again,… Read more >