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

Aug
18
Sun
11:00 am The Art of Ethics: Remembering R...
The Art of Ethics: Remembering R...
Aug 18 @ 11:00 am
The Art of Ethics: Remembering Rightly @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
This Sunday, our speakers Elyse Ambrose and storäe michele will address the ways that public art shapes our collective memory.  What is the responsibility we hold to ensure that the markers of memory honor community?[...]
Aug
25
Sun
11:00 am The Joy of Poetry: Remembering M...
The Joy of Poetry: Remembering M...
Aug 25 @ 11:00 am
The Joy of Poetry: Remembering Mary Oliver @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Join us for a colloquy on the poetry of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Jane Oliver. She is best known for her introspective poems about nature. A review of one of Mary’s collections describes her as[...]
Sep
1
Sun
11:00 am What Do You Expect? (Community R...
What Do You Expect? (Community R...
Sep 1 @ 11:00 am
What Do You Expect? (Community Reflection) @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
For this Labor Day weekend, we’ll feature a colloquy on our monthly theme of expectations, hosted by Liz Collier, our Community Outreach Director.  All are welcome to come, share some of your thoughts, and practice[...]
Sep
8
Sun
11:00 am Homecoming: Potluck and Goodbye ...
Homecoming: Potluck and Goodbye ...
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am
Homecoming: Potluck and Goodbye to Summer @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Help say goodbye to summer and hello to autumn!  We encourage members and visitors to bring two things this Sunday: a dish to share for a potluck brunch, and a memory of something interesting or[...]
Sep
15
Sun
11:00 am Climate of Change
Climate of Change
Sep 15 @ 11:00 am
Climate of Change @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Climate change — which Rabbi Arthur Waskow calls “global scorching” — is not an abstract scientific prediction, it is a reality impacting human lives and human rights.  Climate change is a human problem.  John Dietrich,[...]

Learning & Community

Aug
29
Thu
7:00 pm Book Discussion: Stamped From th...
Book Discussion: Stamped From th...
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Book Discussion: Stamped From the Beginning @ Meeting House | New York | United States
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America Author: Ibram X. Kendi https://amzn.to/2VNUcif If you want to oppose racism in today’s America, you’ll want to understand how anti-black racist ideas developed and[...]
Sep
8
Sun
3:00 pm Coffee House @Ethical
Coffee House @Ethical
Sep 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 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.  Please join us! $15 at the door, includes a cup of hot or, in season, iced coffee. [...]

Issues & Service

Aug
29
Thu
7:00 pm Book Discussion: Stamped From th...
Book Discussion: Stamped From th...
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Book Discussion: Stamped From the Beginning @ Meeting House | New York | United States
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America Author: Ibram X. Kendi https://amzn.to/2VNUcif If you want to oppose racism in today’s America, you’ll want to understand how anti-black racist ideas developed and[...]

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