Articles by Cynthia Clayton

 
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August Dance Party

By Cynthia Clayton on Aug. 04, 2016, at 2:27 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 2, 2016 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: High Mountain Hall, 5 Mountain Street, Camden, Maine For more information: 207-594-0940; swingnsway.com Come on out and dance with people from all over the state of Maine! Couples and singles always welcome. We’ll be playing Swing, ChaCha, Waltz, Tango, Salsa …
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FUNdraiser Dance & Auction

By Cynthia Clayton on July 25, 2016, at 4:22 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Samoset Resort, Warrenton Avenue, Rockport, Maine For more information: knoxrecovery.org Thousands of Knox County residents suffer from opiate addiction. Monthly, a young adult dies tragically of a drug overdose in your community. It affects more than 10% of all teenagers …
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Lindy Hop Workshop!

By Cynthia Clayton on June 23, 2016, at 6 p.m.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Swing & Sway Dancing, 143 Maverick Street, Rt. 17, ROCKLAND, Maine For more information: 2075940940; swingnsway.com Join us as we welcome guest instructor Ramon Martinez from Mexico. With Lindy Hop being one of his many specialties, we can’t wait for …
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Salsa Dance Workshop with Ramon Martinez!

By Cynthia Clayton on June 23, 2016, at 5:57 p.m.
Friday, July 1, 2016 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Swing & Sway Dancing, 143 Maverick Street, Rt. 17, ROCKLAND, Maine For more information: 2075940940; swingnsway.com We will make your Salsa Sizzle with Ramon Martinez from Mexico. He will show you some sleek new moves to add to your salsa …
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Spectacular Pro/Am Ballroom Dance Showcase in Rockland

By Cynthia Clayton on June 09, 2016, at 8:32 p.m.
Saturday, June 11, 2016 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Swing & Sway Dancing, 143 Maverick Street (Rt. 17), ROCKLAND, Maine For more information: 207-594-0940; swingnsway.com Gorgeous costuming and performances by professional ballroom champions and amateurs who compete nationally and/or internationally! This is a show for all ages happening THIS …
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Your hosts: Christian Clayton and Jessica Libby.

April Dance Party

By Cynthia Clayton on April 01, 2016, at 6:19 p.m.
Friday, April 22, 2016 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Swing & Sway Dancing, 143 Maverick Street, Rt. 17, Rockland, Maine For more information: 207-594-0940; swingnsway.com Join us for our monthly dance party Friday, April 22nd 7-9:30 p.m. We’ll be turning down the lights and dancing the night away. No …
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Country Dance Party

By Cynthia Clayton on Sept. 25, 2015, at 8:04 a.m.
Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Swing & Sway Dancing, 143 Maverick Street, Rockland, Maine For more information: 207-594-0940; swingnsway.com Join us for Swing & Sway’s country fair dance! With fair games and prizes and a whole lot of dancing. Dress in your best flannel, cowboy …
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New dance classes starting in Rockland!

By Cynthia Clayton on Aug. 31, 2015, at 1:09 p.m.
What’s your preference…..Foxtrot, Rumba, Cha-Cha, or Waltz? We’ll have lots of fun on Tuesdays & Thursdays from between 9/1 and 9/17 in our group classes. Couples & singles welcome. No prior experience necessary. Bring your two left feet and see how easy it is to dance like a star! Call …
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“Crazy Hair” Dance Party

By Cynthia Clayton on Aug. 20, 2015, at 10:09 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 21, 2015 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Swing & Sway Dancing, 143 Maverick St., Rockland, ME For more information: 207-594-0940; swingnsway.com Join FUN people from all around the state for our monthly dance party. Open to the public, no partner or experience necessary! Ballroom, Country, Latin & …
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50’s Dance Party

By Cynthia Clayton on July 07, 2015, at 11:34 a.m.
Friday, July 24, 2015 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Swing & Sway Dancing, 143 Maverick Street, Rockland, Maine For more information: 207-594-0940; swingnsway.com Join FUN people from all over the state and beyond for our rockin’ dance party! Wear your favorite 50’s attire and dance like it’s 1959! Ballroom, …
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Vivian Lessa

Ballroom Dance Camp

By Cynthia Clayton on May 05, 2015, at 6:59 p.m.
Saturday, May 30, 2015 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Swing & Sway Dancing, 143 Maverick Street, Rockland, Me. For more information: 207-594-0940; swingnsway.com Three intensive dance sessions by Vivian Lessa, Professional American Smooth Rising Star & Open finalist, Steven Dones-Rogers, Australian Latin & International Champion, Christian Clayton, Professional American …
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Pro/Am competition in Boston.

Decade of Dance Anniversary Party

By Cynthia Clayton on April 28, 2015, at 7:18 p.m.
Saturday, May 30, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Rockland Elks Lodge, Rankin Street, Rockland, Me. For more information: 207-594-0940; swingnsway.com Join us for our 10th anniversary celebration at the Rockland Elks Lodge. A night filled with food, fun, dancing and more. Demonstrations, prizes, cash bar and DJ. Open …
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Mock Ballroom Competition

By Cynthia Clayton on Feb. 10, 2015, at 8:29 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 13, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Swing & Sway Dancing, 143 Maverick Street/Rt. 17, Rockland, Maine For more information: 207-594-0940; swingnsway.com Come on our and help us cheer them on! Meet many of our students who will be traveling to the Eastern Dancesport Championships in Boston …
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Lights, Camera, Dance!

By Cynthia Clayton on Oct. 02, 2014, at 12:16 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Strom Auditorium (Camden Rockport Regional High School), 25 Keeley Drive, Rockport, ME For more information: 594-0940; swingnsway.com Swing & Sway Dancing proudly presents their annual holiday showcase at the beautiful Strom Auditorium on December 7th at 2 p.m! This year’s …
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Oldies but Goodies Dance Party

By Cynthia Clayton on Aug. 15, 2014, at 2:38 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Swing & Sway Dancing, 143 Maverick Street, Rockland, ME For more information: 207-594-0940; swingnsway.com Calling all “Grease” lovers. Break out your hair gel and leather jackets and join us for our oldies party. Open to the public, no partner necessary. …
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Pen Bay Community Day with 5K Run

By Cynthia Clayton on Aug. 15, 2014, at 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Pen Bay Medical Center, 6 Hospital Drive, Rockport, ME For more information: 207-594-6707; penbayhealthcare.org Join over 40 vendors with interesting health information, tips, and family fun! Let the kids enjoy the Bounce House, Balloon Artist, Photo Booth, face painting and …
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One of our dance party "mixers"

August Dance Party with Beach Theme!

By Cynthia Clayton on July 15, 2014, at 1:44 p.m.
Friday, July 25, 2014 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Swing & Sway Dancing, 143 Maverick Street, Rockland, ME For more information: 207-594-0940; swingnsway.com Come at 6:30 to get your hips swinging and moving before our beach party at 7 p.m! Open to the public, this class is suitable for …
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Dancing Through the Decades – a Holiday Dance Showcase

By Cynthia Clayton on Nov. 20, 2013, at 4:57 p.m.
Swing & Sway Dancing in Rockland presents their annual holiday showcase to jump start your festive season! Christian Clayton, US National Rising Star Professional Ballroom Champion, in collaboration with midcoast dance companies, will take you through the ages of dance. Beginning with the elegant Viennese Waltz, and on through to …
Holiday Showcase 2011

Dancing Through The Decades – Holiday Dance Showcase

By Cynthia Clayton on Oct. 09, 2013, at 11:31 a.m.
Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013 2 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Strom Auditorium – Camden Hills Regional High School , 25 Keelson Avenue, Rt. 90, Rockport, Maine For more information: Swing & Sway Dancing; 207-594-0940; swingnsway.com Swing & Sway Dancing’s annual holiday showcase at the Strom Auditorium for its annual showcase …

50’s Dance Party with Swing Class

By Cynthia Clayton on Aug. 07, 2013, at 9:39 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Swing & Sway Dancing, 143 Maverick Street – Rt. 17, Rockland, Maine For more information: Swing & Sway Dancing; 207-594-0940; swingnsway.com We’ll begin at 6 p.m. with a group Swing class, then at 7:00 we’ll turn down the lights and …