Mommy and Me

1. “The Lives of Women”

May 10
At Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway, at 95th St.; 212-864-1414; $25

Jane Fonda makes a rare appearance to discuss her recent autobiography, My Life So Far, and fellow actresses read from works celebrating the female experience.

2. “You’re Wearing That? Understanding Mothers and Daughters in Conversation”

May 14
At theMuseum of Jewish Heritage, Edmond J. Safra Hall, 36 Battery Place, nr. West St.; 212-968-1800; $50

Author Deborah Tannen moderates a discussion with comedian Judy Gold, actress Tovah Feldshuh, and others after a celebratory brunch.

Mommy and Me