Why should I volunteer at the Clark Center?

The Volunteer Program is back in full swing at the Clark Center! We are constantly looking for kind, compassionate, and theatre-loving individuals to join our group. With trainings every other month, new volunteers will be equipped and confident to start any time! Being a Clark Center Volunteer is awarding within itself, but our volunteers enjoy many additional benefits including opportunities …

An Update on the Sandy Lubin Scholarship Fund

We would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to all of you who have donated to the newly founded Sandy Lubin Scholarship Fund which to date has raised nearly $12,000! Sandy’s family is overwhelmed at the response and are very grateful to all of you as your donations will ensure that Sandy’s legacy continues for many years through our scholarship …

Please consider donating to the Clark Center

We’re back! But we still need your help.   During this season of giving, we want to express sincere gratitude for the support we’ve received from the community over the years.  Your support was critical over the past 22 months while we struggled from the effects of the COVID pandemic.   We still need your help! COVID remains a challenge …

Honoring a Friend and Leader

On November 22, the Clark Center and our community lost a leader, supporter, friend, and mentor. Sandy Lubin, served on the Clark Center Board for over 10 years – 9 of those as President. His vision, passion, and persistence were instrumental in building the Clark Center to the organization it is today. Sandy and his wife Cindi attended hundreds of …

November Events at the Clark Center

We have a very exciting November planned with a variety of shows that should provide a bit of something for everyone! We kick off the month with the James Way Band’s First Friday concert on November 5th. For those over age 55 or so, the James Way Band leads you on a cruise down Memory Lane that includes Classic Country …

Stone Soup Music Festival 2021 – It’s a wrap!

The Stone Soup Music Festival took place on August 28th and 29th at Ramona Garden park in Grover Beach and by all accounts it was a tremendous success! Hundreds and hundreds of people enjoyed the entertainment, food, vendors, and kid-friendly activities over the course of the two days. Saturday morning kicked off with community performances by Studio of Performing Arts …

Sweet to Headline Stone Soup Festival

We are thrilled to announce The Sweet as the main headliner for the upcoming Stone Soup Music Festival! This legendary rock band shot to the top of the charts in the 1970s with such hits as Ballroom Blitz, Fox On The Run, Love Is Like Oxygen, Little Willy, Hellraiser, Teenage Rampage, Blockbuster and Action. The Sweet was created by founding …

Clark Center Announces 2021-22 Season!

The Clark Center Theater held it’s annual Season Announcement party for it’s members, donors, and sponsors on Tuesday, July 20th. The event kicked off with a ribbon cutting ceremony (courtesy of South County Chambers of Commerce) to celebrate our return to the theater after nearly eighteen months of being closed due to the pandemic. “We are offering an exciting variety …

Stone Soup Music Festival is On!

The Clark Center for the Performing Arts is proud to present this year’s Stone Soup Music Festival, Food & Street Fair on August 28-29 in Grover Beach at Ramona Garden Park and the surrounding streets. This Festival draws thousands of people each year to enjoy the free, live entertainment and wide assortment of food, art, craft, and merchandise vendor booths. …

Jan & Dean’s Beach Party! Featuring Dean Torrence

Long Man Productions presents… Jan & Dean’s Beach Party! Featuring Dean Torrence  Saturday, September 11th at 7:30 PM  Jan & Dean’s run in the 1960’s boasts an impressive 14 gold records. Their biggest hit “Surf City”, co-written by Jan & Dean and Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson, was the first “surf” record to reach #1 in the U.S. Reformed in …