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

Apr
12
Sun
11:00 am Desert Spring
Desert Spring
Apr 12 @ 11:00 am
Desert Spring @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture
On this Sunday of both Passover and Easter, and a month in which Earth Day falls and also the anniversary of the death of Eric Garner, we will have two parts to our morning: First,[...]
Apr
19
Sun
11:00 am Honoring Earth Day
Honoring Earth Day
Apr 19 @ 11:00 am
Honoring Earth Day
With guest speaker Hugh Taft-Morales, we’ll focus on the delicate balance of nature and the fragility of life, in honor of Earth Day.  Members of other Ethical Societies are invited to join this event. ©[...]
Apr
26
Sun
11:00 am Liberation and Responsibility
Liberation and Responsibility
Apr 26 @ 11:00 am
Liberation and Responsibility @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture
File ID 43939825 | © Gnomeandi | Dreamstime.com Liberation and responsibility often seem to be in tension.  In what ways do you feel that tension in your life?  In your work?  In the communities you’re[...]
12:45 pm Spring Member Meeting 2020
Spring Member Meeting 2020
Apr 26 @ 12:45 pm
Spring Member Meeting 2020 @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture
Note: time may change.  This will be held online. The morning meeting, shorter than usual, will be followed by our spring Member Meeting, including board elections. Please come if you’re a member, and exercise your[...]
May
3
Sun
11:00 am Sunday Platform
Sunday Platform
May 3 @ 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[...]

Learning & Community

Apr
7
Tue
7:00 pm Your Ethical Legacy
Your Ethical Legacy
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Your Ethical Legacy
Jone Johnson Lewis, Leader of the Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, leads an introductory session on writing your Ethical Legacy, a shortened version of what is usually a somewhat longer process. What messages do you[...]
Apr
8
Wed
11:30 am Lunch with the Leader
Lunch with the Leader
Apr 8 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Lunch with the Leader
© A7d799 | Dreamstime Stock Photos Come join our Leader, Jone Johnson Lewis, for conversation any time 11:30 am – 1:30 pm today.  The month’s theme is Liberation, and Jone will have some ideas for[...]
7:00 pm Women of Ethical Culture
Women of Ethical Culture
Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Women of Ethical Culture
Jone Johnson Lewis, Leader of the Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, will present her updated 3-session workshop introducing you to some history of Ethical Culture and Ethical humanism, via meeting some of the women of[...]
Apr
10
Fri
11:30 am Lunch with the Leader
Lunch with the Leader
Apr 10 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Lunch with the Leader
© A7d799 | Dreamstime Stock Photos Come join our Leader, Jone Johnson Lewis, for conversation any time 11:30 am – 1:30 pm today.  The month’s theme is Liberation, and Jone will have some ideas for[...]
Apr
15
Wed
7:00 pm Women of Ethical Culture
Women of Ethical Culture
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Women of Ethical Culture
Jone Johnson Lewis, Leader of the Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, will present her updated 3-session workshop introducing you to some history of Ethical Culture and Ethical humanism, via meeting some of the women of[...]
Apr
16
Thu
7:00 pm Ethics on Tap
Ethics on Tap
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ethics on Tap @ An Beal Bocht | New York | United States
ETHICS ON TAP IS CANCELLED BEGINNING MARCH 2020. Future events may move to Zoom while social distancing is required. Free-ranging casual discussion of ethical issues that are alive for you, and an opportunity to meet[...]
Apr
22
Wed
7:00 pm Women of Ethical Culture
Women of Ethical Culture
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Women of Ethical Culture
Jone Johnson Lewis, Leader of the Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, will present her updated 3-session workshop introducing you to some history of Ethical Culture and Ethical humanism, via meeting some of the women of[...]

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