The Weekend Guide

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Super Duper Birthday Party
Liven up your lunch break with free burgers, cake, and DJ tunes to mark the resto’s first anniversary.
Why: The Mayor’s Office has issued an official proclamation dubbing today citywide Super Duper Day. Seriously.
When: Today, 2-3 p.m.
Where: 2304 Market St., at 16th St. (415-558-8123).

Chronicle Books Spring Warehouse Sale
Stock up on the local publisher’s coveted titles, like The Country Cooking of France and Wallpaper Projects, at up to 65 percent off.
Why: If you’re hungry after, stop by American Grilled Cheese Kitchen or Ironside for a discount with your receipt.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 680 2nd St., b/t Brannan & Townsend Sts. (415-537-4200).

Hugh Jackman, in Performance at the Curran Theatre
The Australian heartthrob (slash triple threat) does his favorite Broadway and Hollywood songs, which might include such numbers as “Satisfaction” and “Not the Boy Next Door.”
Why: Luckily, neither of those favorites appeared in the X-Men trilogy.
When: Tues.-May 15.
Where: 445 Geary St., b/t Mason & Taylor Sts. (888-746-1799). Tickets ($40-$200, subject to change) online at shnsf.com.

Beatles & Beetles NightLife
The California Academy of Sciences hosts the U.S. debut of The Beatles Hidden Gallery of early photographs of the iconic band, along with a talk by Dr. David Kavanaugh, an expert on the insect.
Why: Beatles tribute band The Sun Kings.
When: Tonight, 6-10 p.m.
Where: 55 Music Concourse Dr., Golden Gate Park (415-379-8000). Tickets ($10-$12) online at calacademy.org.

Paul Madonna Book Release
A one-day exhibit of two dozen original drawings by the creator of the Chronicle’s All over Coffee series to commemorate the publication of his new book, Everything Is Its Own Reward.
Why: Score a signed copy from the heralded illustrator.
When: Fri., 7-10 p.m.
Where: Electric Works, 130 8th St., at Mission St. (415-626-5496).

Photo: Aubrie Pick / Courtesy of Super Duper

Electric Works
130 8th St
@ Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94103
Curran Theatre
445 Geary St
bt Mason & Taylor Sts
San Francisco, CA 94102
2304 Market St
@ Noe St
San Francisco, CA 94114
680 2nd St
bt Brannan & Townsend Sts
San Francisco, CA 94107
California Academy of Sciences
55 Music Concourse Dr
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA 94118