Tofu tryouts: The Chipotle fresh-Mex restaurant chain is offering a free order of its new sofritas (braised tofu) entrees to those who text the word "sofritas" to 888222. Try a free sofritas burrito, burrito bowl, salad or order of tacos when you show the cashier the coupon you receive after texting the number. Deal is valid through July 8. Area stores include 2300 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa; 18951 Brookhurst St., Fountain Valley; 1322 Bison Ave., Newport Beach; 3101 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach; 3966B Barranca Parkway, Irvine; 7101 Yorktown Ave. #109, Huntington Beach; and 16241 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach. Information: http://www.chipotle.com.
Bag some books: The volunteers at the Huntington Beach Public Library's Main Street branch, 525 Main St., will host their first "buck-a-bag" sale on used books from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Bags will be provided. Information: http://www.hbpl.org.
Even better than the real thing: Newport Beach will host tribute band Hollywood U2 as the start of its Concerts in the Park series from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday on the city's Civic Green, 100 Civic Center Drive. Food, blankets and low chairs are welcome. Information: http://www.newportbeachca.gov.
Skin deep: Aesthetician Lucy at KE Salon, 1825 Newport Blvd., Suite E-273, Costa Mesa, is offering a summer special of an age-defying facial with microdermabrasion for $50 through July 31. Information or appointments: (714) 904-3873.
Lovely for a swim: Love True Love Swimwear is hosting a sample sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 3303 Harbor Blvd., Suite C-5, Costa Mesa. Pieces are mix and match; hundreds of styles and colors will be available. Cash, Visa, MasterCard and American Express will be accepted. General information: lovetrueloveswimwear.com.
Dining deal: Brasserie Pascal at Fashion Island is bringing back its popular Perfect 10 specials, available daily until 6:30 p.m. Choose from grilled filet mignon with gratin potatoes and mixed vegetables topped with a Bordelaise sauce, or pan-sauteed Atlantic salmon with a Parmesan risotto and mixed vegetables topped with a champagne beurre blanc sauce. Optional $8 wine pairings include a 2010 Uppercut Sauvignon Blanc or a 2011 Navarro Correas Malbec. Information: (949) 640-2700 or brasseriepascal.net.
Shred it up: AAA and ProtectMyID are hosting a free Shred-a-Thon from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the Angel Stadium parking lot. The event is open to the public. Bring up to five storage boxes of paperwork that contains personal information like account numbers and names to be shredded and recycled. All rubber bands, staples, paper clips and other non-paper materials must be removed in advance. Information: http://www.aaa-calif.com.
Suit up: Women's and children's swimsuit maker Point Conception has slated its next factory sale for 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday through Sunday at its warehouse, 23121 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita. Save up to 75% on suits (including an expanded size range), cover-ups and board shorts. No checks or large bags. Information: (949) 589-6890 or http://www.pointconception.com.
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