Directions to the Society

The Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture is located near the Fieldston campus in the Bronx. Map is below.

Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture
4450 Fieldston Road
Riverdale, New York 10471
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Directions to the Ethical Society

 

Public Transportation

You can take the subway and walk about 6/10 of a mile, or shorten your walk to about 2/10 of a mile by taking a bus.

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  • Take the IRT #1 to 231st Street
  • Then take the #7, #10 or #20 bus to 239st Street and Riverdale Ave.
  • Walk north to where the road forks before the underpass, and bear right onto Manhattan College Parkway for about 1 block
  • You’ll find the Ethical Culture Building to your left

OR

  • Take the IRT #1 subway to 242nd Street and Van Cortlandt Park
  • Then walk about 3/4 mile up the winding hill on Manhattan College Parkway
  • The Ethical Culture Building will be to your right where Manhattan College Parkway meets Fieldston Rd.

OR

  • M.T.A. Express Bus Service may be available. Please check schedules:
  • BxM1 (Riverdale, Bronx – East Midtown, Manhattan)
  • BxM2 (Riverdale, Bronx – West Midtown, Manhattan)

For more information, please call the MTA during the week at (718) 445-3100 or visit their website at www.mta.info.

By Car

The Society is near exit 20 (W 239 St) from 9A, the Henry Hudson Parkway, and not far from exit 11 (Van Cortlandt Pk S) from I-87, the Major Deegan Expressway.

Click for details: driving from the north via Saw Mill/Henry Hudson Parkway

  • Take Saw Mill Parkway South to Henry Hudson Parkway South
  • Exit 21 at W 246th Street
  • Follow South 1/4 mile to traffic light
  • Left onto W 246th Street (onto overpass)
  • Straight ahead East for 2 blocks to traffic circle
  • Right onto Fieldston Road
  • Follow South for 1/4 mile to the Ethical Culture Building (at the end of the street on left corner)
  • Parking is directly ahead to the Left or Right

Click for details: driving from the south via West Side Highway / Henry Hudson Parkway

  • Take West Side Highway North to Henry Hudson Parkway North
  • Exit 21 at W 246th Street
  • Short distance to traffic light
  • Right onto W 246th Street
  • Straight ahead East for 2 blocks to traffic circle
  • Right onto Fieldston Road
  • Follow South for 1/4 mile to the Ethical Culture Building (at the end of the street on left corner)
  • Parking is directly ahead to the Left or Right

Click for details: driving from the east via the Major Deegan

  • From the Major Deegan (I-87 either North or South)
  • Exit 11 at Van Cortlandt Park South
  • Turn West onto Van Cortlandt Park South
  • Follow 2 blocks West to Broadway (US-9 North)
  • Turn Right onto Broadway
  • Follow 3 blocks North past W 242nd Street
  • Turn left after W 242nd Street (after the subway terminal ends)
  • Straight ahead 1 block
  • Turn left again onto Manhattan College Parkway
  • Follow the winding Manhattan College Parkway about 3/4 of a mile all the way to Fieldston Rd. (make a right at the top of the hill & then a left past Manhattan College & then proceed to Fieldston Rd.)
  • The Ethical Culture Building is on the Right, Parking is on the Left

Sunday Meetings

Mar
26
Sun
11:00 am Racism and Sexism: Pathetic History
Racism and Sexism: Pathetic History
Mar 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Racism and Sexism: Pathetic History @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Women experience racism somewhat differently than men do, and white women experience sexism differently from women of color. Movements for women’s rights were historically mostly dominated by white women, often focused on issues relevant primarily[...]
Apr
2
Sun
11:00 am A Talk on our local Interfaith R...
A Talk on our local Interfaith R...
Apr 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
A Talk on our local Interfaith Refugee Project @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
We will welcome Ralph Leezenbaum, Team Leader of the Riverdale Bronx Interfaith Coalition. He will share the details of the ongoing refugee project in our area to resettle a refugee family. Come and learn about the[...]
Apr
9
Sun
11:00 am Sunday Platform
Sunday Platform
Apr 9 @ 11:00 am
Sunday Platform @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Speaker and topic to be announced. Watch this space!
Apr
16
Sun
11:00 am Sunday Platform
Sunday Platform
Apr 16 @ 11:00 am
Sunday Platform @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Speaker and topic to be announced. Watch this space!

Events Coming Soon

Mar
27
Mon
8:00 pm Emergency Overnight Shelter
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Mar 27 @ 8:00 pm
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Monday 8 pm to Tuesday 6 am Since March 31, 2003 the Riverdale Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, in partnership with Congregation Tehillah and the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale (HIR), has faithfully operated an emergency[...]
Mar
30
Thu
6:00 pm Ethics in Action: Making a Plan ...
Ethics in Action: Making a Plan ...
Mar 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Ethics in Action: Making a Plan for Self-Care in Troubled Times @ Meeting Room, Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Climate March 2014 Whether you’re feeling stressed by what’s happening in the world, or discouraged, or at risk of burnout, or triggered by threats and abusive behavior — figuring out a plan for how to[...]
Apr
3
Mon
8:00 pm Emergency Overnight Shelter
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Apr 3 @ 8:00 pm
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Monday 8 pm to Tuesday 6 am Since March 31, 2003 the Riverdale Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, in partnership with Congregation Tehillah and the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale (HIR), has faithfully operated an emergency[...]
Apr
4
Tue
6:30 pm Spring-Clean Your Spirit: Concer...
Spring-Clean Your Spirit: Concer...
Apr 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Spring-Clean Your Spirit: Concert and Workshop @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Join us for an inspiring evening of music, conversation, and community. Jessica Roemischer, award-winning pianist and writer, will offer songs and reflections on the coming of spring. She will help us to achieve “spring cleaning” for our[...]
Apr
10
Mon
8:00 pm Emergency Overnight Shelter
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Apr 10 @ 8:00 pm
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Monday 8 pm to Tuesday 6 am Since March 31, 2003 the Riverdale Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, in partnership with Congregation Tehillah and the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale (HIR), has faithfully operated an emergency[...]
Apr
17
Mon
8:00 pm Emergency Overnight Shelter
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Apr 17 @ 8:00 pm
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Monday 8 pm to Tuesday 6 am Since March 31, 2003 the Riverdale Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, in partnership with Congregation Tehillah and the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale (HIR), has faithfully operated an emergency[...]

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