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

Dec
15
Sun
11:00 am More Sheer Amazement
More Sheer Amazement
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am
More Sheer Amazement @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Mark Belletini writes: “I have not lost the power to be amazed by the glory of the day. There is more delight, I hear, more awe, more sheer amazement under the dome of night’s heaven[...]
Dec
22
Sun
11:00 am Winter Festival 2019!
Winter Festival 2019!
Dec 22 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Winter Festival 2019! @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Join us for winter songs, a story about festivals around the world, a few holiday-themed crafts and activities, and a potluck lunch!  Most cultures and religions celebrate some kind of “festival of lights” at this[...]
Dec
29
Sun
11:00 am No Sunday Platform Meeting Decem...
No Sunday Platform Meeting Decem...
Dec 29 @ 11:00 am
No Sunday Platform Meeting December 29, 2019 @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
No platform meeting at RYSEC December 29, 2019.  The office will be closed, and staff is on vacation.  Consider spending time with friends or family instead, doing some volunteer work, reading a book, or some[...]
Jan
5
Sun
11:00 am The Practice of Integrity
The Practice of Integrity
Jan 5 @ 11:00 am
The Practice of Integrity @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture
Integrity is bringing into alignment our values, our words, and our actions.  Integrity is also about bringing together our uniqueness and our wholeness as individuals.   Our Leader, Jone Johnson Lewis, will reflect on ways we[...]
Jan
12
Sun
11:00 am Creating a Bully-Free Culture
Creating a Bully-Free Culture
Jan 12 @ 11:00 am
Creating a Bully-Free Culture @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture
Research shows that bullying can have severe and lasting consequences; emotional, mental, and academic. In extreme cases, bullying is often a factor in school shootings and youth suicides. Sadly, statistics show that bullying is on[...]

Learning & Community

Dec
19
Thu
7:00 pm Ethics on Tap
Ethics on Tap
Dec 19 @ 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[...]
Jan
12
Sun
3:00 pm Coffee House @Ethical: People’s ...
Coffee House @Ethical: People’s ...
Jan 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Coffee House @Ethical: People's Music Network with Ben Grosscup & Joshua Garcia @ 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[...]

Issues & Service

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