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

Jul
12
Sun
11:00 am From Resistance to Birthing
From Resistance to Birthing
Jul 12 @ 11:00 am
From Resistance to Birthing
Resistance is useful when we’re trying to push back at a force that would make life worse.  Resisting implies that the status quo is working for us, for others.   But what if we want to[...]
Jul
19
Sun
11:00 am Poetry Sunday
Poetry Sunday
Jul 19 @ 11:00 am
Poetry Sunday
You’re invited to join the Long Island Ethical Humanist Society as we share summer programming.   If you love poetry or are a poet yourself and would like to share your work, please join Long Island[...]
Jul
26
Sun
12:00 pm “OK Boomer!” – The Promise and P...
“OK Boomer!” – The Promise and P...
Jul 26 @ 12:00 pm
"OK Boomer!” – The Promise and Peril of Generational Thinking
We’re visiting the St. Louis Society, along with other Ethical Societies. “Boomers are racist and out of touch!” “Millennials and shrill and self-important!” Recently, it seems like generational divides have been worsening, as the political,[...]
Aug
2
Sun
11:00 am The Lost Cause: Unpacking a Myth...
The Lost Cause: Unpacking a Myth...
Aug 2 @ 11:00 am
The Lost Cause: Unpacking a Myth that Pervades Our Culture
In the last few years, there have been many conversations about the memorials that loom over city streets and public parks, that are carved into mountainsides, that are supposed to honor dead heroes or past[...]
3:00 pm I’ve Come This Far By Faith
I’ve Come This Far By Faith
Aug 2 @ 3:00 pm
I’ve Come This Far By Faith
Jé Hooper A bonus platform meeting this week, as the American Ethical Union presents its annual AEU Assembly Platform Meeting.  Jé Hooper, Leader, is featured in this program. More information to be added, closer to the[...]

Learning & Community

Jul
16
Thu
7:00 pm Ethics on Tap
Ethics on Tap
Jul 16 @ 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.  We will meet, until further notice, online.  See below for information.[...]

Issues & Service

There are no upcoming events.

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