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

Oct
27
Sun
11:00 am Faitheist: Finding Our Common Hu...
Faitheist: Finding Our Common Hu...
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am
Faitheist: Finding Our Common Humanity @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Building Bridges Between Atheists and Theists Is the chasm of understanding between atheists and theists growing wider? Can atheists and theists identify shared values and build partnerships for the common good, or are their disagreements[...]
Nov
3
Sun
11:00 am 400+ Years: Paying Attention to ...
400+ Years: Paying Attention to ...
Nov 3 @ 11:00 am
400+ Years: Paying Attention to Myth and Reality @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture
What we pay attention to in our history shapes our actions today.  The traditional stories most of us learned in school about the “first Thanksgiving” turn out to be propaganda that suits an assumption of[...]
Nov
10
Sun
11:00 am Sunday Platform
Sunday Platform
Nov 10 @ 11:00 am
Sunday Platform @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Speaker and topic to be announced. Watch this space! 11 a.m. is gathering time, to meet and greet one another.  We start the formal program at 11:15 and usually end about 12:30.  After that, we[...]
Nov
17
Sun
11:00 am In the Middle of Things, Begin
In the Middle of Things, Begin
Nov 17 @ 11:00 am
In the Middle of Things, Begin @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
Eileen Brilliant, a former RYSEC member noted for being a thoughtful, engaging, platform host, joins us to read selections of her poetry, including those from her recent book, In the Middle of Things, Begin. © Enterlinedesign[...]

Learning & Community

Nov
9
Sat
10:00 am Uproot and Reseed: Decolonizing ...
Uproot and Reseed: Decolonizing ...
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Uproot and Reseed: Decolonizing Ethical Humanism @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture
An Experiential, Experimental Workshop Ethical Humanism developed from traditions of reason, philosophical inquiry, continuous learning. Until now, our community’s guiding philosophy is largely rooted in thought influenced by the Enlightenment, with an emphasis on reason[...]
Nov
10
Sun
3:00 pm Coffee House @Ethical: Oh, Glory!
Coffee House @Ethical: Oh, Glory!
Nov 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Coffee House @Ethical: Oh, Glory! @ 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.  This month, Coffee House @ Ethical presents a special program with James Dargan.  This is what he says[...]

Issues & Service

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