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

Notice

Sunday Platform Meetings will be held online via Zoom until further notice.

Sunday Meetings

Sep
27
Sun
11:00 am Renewing Our Understanding of Ra...
Renewing Our Understanding of Ra...
Sep 27 @ 11:00 am
Renewing Our Understanding of Racism
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Oct
4
Sun
11:00 am Listen From the Heart
Listen From the Heart
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am
Listen From the Heart
How is deep listening different from just plain listening?  Deep listening includes listening from the heart, instead of from self-interest.  Deep listening is when we are able to hear another’s feelings, their human needs, without[...]
Oct
11
Sun
11:00 am Listening to Your Inner Voice
Listening to Your Inner Voice
Oct 11 @ 11:00 am
Listening to Your Inner Voice
In a loud and busy world, we sometimes forget to listen for the still, small voice of wisdom within.  But how do we know if that voice is not just part of the echo chamber? [...]
Oct
18
Sun
11:00 am What Is It That America Has Fail...
What Is It That America Has Fail...
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am
What Is It That America Has Failed to Hear?
This has been a year distinguished by many events, including social unrest and protests against racial violence.  A strong critique has been raised over how the demonstrations are carried out.  Some call them riots, though[...]

Learning & Community

Oct
9
Fri
3:00 pm TED Circle: Everyone’s Environment
TED Circle: Everyone’s Environment
Oct 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
TED Circle: Everyone's Environment
TED Circles is a global community of small groups who discuss big ideas together. Here are details for the TED Circle RYSEC invites you to attend: https://events.tedcircles.com/invitation.html?id=rec9SvENZCMneCS5v. No prep needed: we join a Zoom call,[...]

Issues & Service

Sep
21
Mon
7:00 pm Drawdown 2020: The Time Is Now
Drawdown 2020: The Time Is Now
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Drawdown 2020: The Time Is Now
You won’t want to miss the line-up of scientists, business leaders and individuals actually bringing forth the solutions and the ground-breaking work of Project Drawdown. From a former commercial fisherman turned restorative ocean farmer to[...]

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