Farmingdale Multiplex Cinemas is turning the July 9 release of the animated comedy “The Secret Life of Pets” into a family event.

Starting at noon that day, the theater will offer activities such as cookie decorating, face painting, balloon twisting, airbrush tattoos and crafts.

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A squeeze toy will be given out with the purchase of each child’s ticket while supplies last.

The event at the cinema, at 1001 Broad Hollow Rd. in Farmingdale, will last until 4 p.m.

Go to for tickets and showtimes.