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

Jan
26
Sun
11:00 am Yemen: Holding Faith Amidst Despair
Yemen: Holding Faith Amidst Despair
Jan 26 @ 11:00 am
Yemen: Holding Faith Amidst Despair @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
In this talk, Isaac Evans-Frantz, director of Action Corps, will tell the local story of the campaign to stop the war in Yemen. The U.S.-backed Saudi/UAE-Led Coalition in Yemen is starving the country and killing[...]
Feb
2
Sun
11:00 am The Elusive Right to Vote
The Elusive Right to Vote
Feb 2 @ 11:00 am
The Elusive Right to Vote @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture
A theme for this year of Black History Month is the story of African Americans and the vote.  This year marks the 150th anniversary of the passage of the 15th amendment to the US Constitution,[...]
Feb
9
Sun
11:00 am Sunday Platform
Sunday Platform
Feb 9 @ 11:00 am
Sunday Platform @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Please check back soon for this week’s topic. Each week, we meet at 11 am – 12:30 pm (plus time for socializing) to consider major issues of the day. 11 a.m. is gathering time, to[...]
Feb
16
Sun
11:00 am How Resilience Works
How Resilience Works
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am
How Resilience Works @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture
How we deal with trauma and grief, as well as with ordinary challenges of life, depends in large part on our resilience: our ability to bounce back.   Our Leader, Jone Johnson Lewis, will reflect on[...]

Learning & Community

Jan
23
Thu
7:00 pm Anti-Racism Book Discussion
Anti-Racism Book Discussion
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm
Anti-Racism Book Discussion @ Meeting House
A small group including members from several different congregations and secular organizations has been meeting most months to discuss books that educate and motivate us in anti-racist work. For January, we’ll be reading An Indigenous[...]
Feb
9
Sun
3:00 pm Coffee House @Ethical
Coffee House @Ethical
Feb 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Coffee House @Ethical @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
The Coffee House @Ethical brings you joy, courage, and wisdom through music the second Sunday of every month. NO COVER CHARGE. We will take a collection for free will donations to cover our costs, with[...]
Feb
20
Thu
7:00 pm Ethics on Tap
Ethics on Tap
Feb 20 @ 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[...]

Issues & Service

Jan
23
Thu
7:00 pm Anti-Racism Book Discussion
Anti-Racism Book Discussion
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm
Anti-Racism Book Discussion @ Meeting House
A small group including members from several different congregations and secular organizations has been meeting most months to discuss books that educate and motivate us in anti-racist work. For January, we’ll be reading An Indigenous[...]

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