September 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
South Yuba River State Park - Bridgeport
17660 Pleasant Valley Rd
Penn Valley, CA 95946
SYRSP - Robert Coats

After the Cleanup – Don’t Miss the Party!

Live Music by Ayla Nereo, Local Craft Beer

After the Cleanup — Don’t miss the VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION PARTY in Pioneer Park

Registered volunteers will enjoy a delicious lunch from Christopher’s Old World Deli along with tasty treats courtesy of Briar Patch CoopEmily’s Catering and CakesCake for GiantsSummer Thyme’s Bakery, and Spring Street Market. Cozy up to the no-host beer garden with tasty brews from Matteo’s PublicThree Forks Bakery & Brewing Co.Jernigan’s Tap House & Grill, and Crispin Cider. Revel in great company and inspiring music by Ayla Nereo and Scott Nice. This is a beautiful and energizing community event and we want to appreciate you, our hard working volunteers! So join us at Pioneer Park, Nevada City from 1pm-5pm.


More than 850 volunteers will participate in this community-wide effort to keep 80 miles of Bear and Yuba watershed shoreline safe, healthy and trash-free. Join us!


In celebration of our 20th Anniversary of the Cleanup, this year’s theme is SYRCL THROWBACK.  Do you have a vintage Cleanup or SYRCL tee? Perhaps you want to dust off your fanny pack and tube socks? Whatever you fancy, we hope you and your friends will bring your team spirit and own unique interpretation of Throwback to the Cleanup and volunteer appreciation party. Costumes are highly encouraged!

JOIN the BRING YOUR OWN Movement. Help us organize a zero-waste event. Don’t forget to bring your:

  • Reusable water bottle
  • Pint cup–brews are $5 with your own reusable cup!
  • $ for beer garden
  • Lawn chairs, picnic blankets, shade umbrellas
  • Sunscreen and a sun hat
  • Your SYRCL THROWBACK costume. Coordinate with your team to make a splash!

Thank you for bringing your own materials to keep event-generated waste to a minimum.


One very lucky person will win this stunning RavenWest guitar, signed by Graham Nash Generously donated by Volz Bros. with appreciation to Nina and Mike Snegg. Tickets are on sale now at $20 per ticket!

SYRCL Headquarters, 313 Railroad Ave. #101,Nevada City, CA
Volz Bros. Automotive, 12048 Charles Dr. #2, Grass Valley, CA

There will be MUSIC:

Ayla Nereo. Beauty-maker. Hymn merchant. Earth guardian. Wisdom-whisperer.
Scott NiceDJ. Producer. Student of the Turntable. Friend to all animals.

Ayla Nereo and Scott Nice will be the featured performers at the Volunteer Appreciation Party after the Cleanup. Ayla is a shining star armed with guitar and loop pedal, her majestic vocals soar atop sublime percussion and heart-blooming melodies. Ayla’s lucid storytelling and lyrical imagery are water for the thirsty soul. Northern California producer, DJ, Student of the Turntable, and friend to all animals, Scott brings the mind and heart of listeners into a flowing adventure through world music colors, sounds of the jungle, and dance music aesthetics.

Enjoy music by Scott Nice and Ayla Nereo, courtesy of Jumpsuit Records


Parking is limited at the park–please carpool.  Alternative options:

  • Carpool with friends from the Rood Center, 1.4 miles
  • Park and walk from the SYRCL office parking lot, .4 miles
  • Park and walk from the small lot at Broad St and Nevada St, .4 miles
  • Park and walk from the small lot near Vets Hall off Cottage St or Commercial St, .6 miles
  • Park on surrounding residential streets and walk
  • Teleport
  • Ride your unicorn!