Freebie of the Week: Restore equilibrium in your life with a free two-hour seminar and cooking demonstration by Food University and Family Circle Magazine at 2 p.m. Sunday at IKEA, 1475 South Coast Drive, Costa Mesa. Learn the basics to cooking like a pro, from kitchen organization to prep techniques to entertaining with style. Call (714) 444-4532.
Get energy for less
Peet's Costa Mesa, 424 E. 17th St., is offering several special promotions. Partake in Wednesday Night Happy Hour between 5 and 6 p.m. weekly, where you can get $1 off espresso drinks or buy a pound of coffee and get a free medium beverage. Nightly after 6 p.m. get $1 off a baked good with purchase of an espresso beverage, or get 15% off with a valid student ID. Patrons also receive a free hour of WiFi with any purchase. Call (949) 335-0670.
Rejoice in Lent food choices
For those taking part in Lent who are sick of Filet O'Fish sandwiches, Coco's Bakery Restaurant is offering three fish entrees for $9.99 each every Friday through April 22. The restaurant also has a tax day freebie: Those who "Like" Coco's on Facebook will receive a free slice of pie April 18. Local locations include 1507 S. Coast Drive, Costa Mesa, and 3446 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar. For more information, call (949) 752-2801 or visit cocosbakery.com.