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.

Click for detailed public transportation directions

  • 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

Oct
28
Sun
11:00 am Sanctuary: Welcoming Difference
Sanctuary: Welcoming Difference
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am
Sanctuary: Welcoming Difference @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
How do we handle diversity and difference?  Do we unconsciously borrow the “melting pot” metaphor and assume that difference will be “melted down” into a sameness?  (And remembering that in American culture, some groups were[...]
Nov
4
Sun
11:00 am Memory: Live for Your Eulogy, No...
Memory: Live for Your Eulogy, No...
Nov 4 @ 11:00 am
Memory: Live for Your Eulogy, Not Just Your Resumé @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
During some parts of our lives, we get caught up in making a living, responding to our children’s needs right now.  At other parts of our lives, we may get caught up in remembering what[...]
Nov
11
Sun
11:00 am Memory: Re-Membering the World
Memory: Re-Membering the World
Nov 11 @ 11:00 am
Memory: Re-Membering the World @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Memory is a strange experience.  Memory can inspire and memory can warn. Memory can also be manipulated. We would like to think that our minds record what has happened, like a video tape, but instead,[...]
Nov
18
Sun
11:00 am Stone Salad: A Family Sunday
Stone Salad: A Family Sunday
Nov 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Stone Salad: A Family Sunday @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
You’ve heard of the story of Stone Soup?  If not, you’ll hear it this week. Our modernized version is called Stone Salad. We’ll celebrate generosity together through a family-friendly pot luck and festival. Bring some food to[...]

Events Coming Soon

Oct
22
Mon
8:00 pm Emergency Overnight Shelter
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Oct 22 @ 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[...]
Oct
29
Mon
8:00 pm Emergency Overnight Shelter
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Oct 29 @ 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[...]
Nov
5
Mon
8:00 pm Emergency Overnight Shelter
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Nov 5 @ 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[...]
Nov
11
Sun
3:00 pm Coffee House @Ethical
Coffee House @Ethical
Nov 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Coffee House @Ethical @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
We have a great line-up of musicians for the November session of the Coffee House @Ethical! We’re featuring Hudson Valley Sally and Jenny Murphy! $15 at the door, includes a cup of hot or iced[...]
Nov
12
Mon
8:00 pm Emergency Overnight Shelter
Emergency Overnight Shelter
Nov 12 @ 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[...]
Nov
15
Thu
7:00 pm Ethics on Tap
Ethics on Tap
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ethics on Tap @ An Beal Bocht | New York | United States
Free-ranging casual discussion of ethical issues that are alive for you, and an opportunity to meet and interact with others interested in ethical issues.  Join us and, if you like, have something to drink and/or[...]

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