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

Feb
26
Sun
11:00 am Ethical Hero: Frederick Douglass
Ethical Hero: Frederick Douglass
Feb 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Ethical Hero: Frederick Douglass @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Honoring Black History Month: Frederick Douglass, one of the finest orators and inspirational writers of the 19th century, began his life enslaved. In the abolitionist movement, he was living testimony that the slaveholders’ excuse for[...]
Mar
5
Sun
11:00 am Genome Editing: Just Because We ...
Genome Editing: Just Because We ...
Mar 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Genome Editing: Just Because We Can, Does That Mean We Should? @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Incredible advances in science and technology have now made it possible to precisely and effectively edit any genome, including the human genome. While there are incredible therapeutic implications, discussions on setting limitations for these technologies[...]
Mar
12
Sun
11:00 am Not a Fit Place: Black Women in ...
Not a Fit Place: Black Women in ...
Mar 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Not a Fit Place: Black Women in the Abolitionist Movement @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
A talk by our Leader, Jone Johnson Lewis. Black women were among the courageous many who opposed the institution of slavery in America and worked for its end.  They fought not only slavery, but assumptions[...]
Mar
19
Sun
11:00 am Spring Festival!
Spring Festival!
Mar 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Spring Festival! @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
One Sunday per month, children and adults join together upstairs in our meeting room. We will explore a topic or theme, often tied to a holiday or season, using music, stories, discussion, art, and good[...]

Events Coming Soon

Feb
20
Mon
8:00 pm Emergency Overnight Shelter
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Feb 20 @ 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[...]
Feb
21
Tue
6:00 pm Kids’ Movie Night & Parent Book ...
Kids’ Movie Night & Parent Book ...
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kids' Movie Night & Parent Book Group @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Join us for a great event for the whole family! Children will watch a film (to be announced). Parents or caregivers can either enjoy the film or join the book group discussion with other adults.[...]
Feb
23
Thu
7:00 pm What is Ethical Culture?
What is Ethical Culture?
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
What is Ethical Culture? @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
What is the Society for Ethical Culture?  What are the ideas that hold us together?  What are the growing edges where we’re learning and changing?  Plus a little history of Ethical Culture. We’d love to[...]
Feb
27
Mon
8:00 pm Emergency Overnight Shelter
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Feb 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
2
Thu
4:30 pm Ethics in Action: Reflect, Share...
Ethics in Action: Reflect, Share...
Mar 2 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Ethics in Action: Reflect, Share, and Act for a Fair and Just World @ Meeting Room, Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Climate March 2014 Some go to a gym to work out to build their physical strength, some go to a school or library to build mental strength — where do you go to build your[...]
Mar
6
Mon
8:00 pm Emergency Overnight Shelter
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Mar 6 @ 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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