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MANASQUAN — The Manasquan Beach Improvement Association [MBIA] will be sponsoring a House Decorating Contest for this year’s Big Sea Day Celebration on Saturday, Aug. 12. “People in the beach area, particularly those along the beachfront and Inlet, are invited to decorate their houses and register the address with MBIA to be entered in the contest,” said Mary Ryan, MBIA president, in a letter submitted to the Coast Star. Houses must be registered by Wednesday, Aug. 9 and decorations must be completed by 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 11 so judging can take place on Friday evening. Three prizes of Manasquan Money will be awarded to the winning houses; $150 for first place; $100 for second place: $50 for third place. To register for the House Decorating Contest, email name, address and phone number to email@example.com or call 732-223-1493 with information. “Big Sea Day 2017 promises to be a fun-filled day for everyone in Manasquan and the MBIA is happy to join the Tourism Commission/Beach-Recreation Department in providing activities that appeal to all ages. Creatively decorated houses will add to the festive atmosphere so please sign up to participate in the House Decorating Contest,” said Ms. Ryan. In addition to the House Decorating Contest, the MBIA will continue their tradition of sponsoring temporary tattoos for children at Big Sea Day. ***SQ Sea Day_0114sg***