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Our Mission

We are dedicated to providing programs and services that enhance the health, well-being, social vitality, and cultural vibrancy of our community.

Milestones

  • 1913 -- Lodi Union High School built. Graduated classes 1913 through 1977.
  • 1923 -- Auditorium built to seat 1,180 people
  • 1974 -- School burned due to arson.
  • 1979 -- Site acquired from school district for $475,000. Community leaders form the Old Lodi Union High Site Foundation board with a pledge to build a community center.
  • 1980 -- First corporate donation - $50,000 from General Mills, Inc.
  • 1982 -- 3-acre park construction completed.
  • 1984 -- Erased total site purchase debt in December, 1984, with fundraiser "The Last Night in the Girls' Gym".
  • 1986 -- Fine Arts Complex construction completed.
  • 1989 -- Senior Complex construction completed.
  • 1990 -- Senior Complex landscaping and irrigation completed.
  • 1991 -- Senior Patio construction completed.
  • 1992 -- Trellis replacement.
  • 1993 -- Design development of auditorium and site completed.
  • 1994 -- Kirst Hall patio construction completed.
  • 1995 -- Brick plaza dedicated.
  • 1996 -- $10 million loan for the Performing Arts and Conference Center secured from the City of Lodi.
  • 1998 -- Performing Arts and Conference Center dedicated.
  • 2002 -- Rotunda chandelier installed.

Our History and Milestones

City of Lodi‐Hutchins Street Square now plays host to a wide variety of musical groups, theater events, city commissions, wedding receptions, business conferences, and youth activities in Lodi, CA.

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To learn more, please contact us at 209-366-1222