Be informed and stay connected. Attend interactive meetups and events at the Melrose Center, located on the second floor of the Orlando Public Library, downtown Orlando.

Family Stem Saturdays
Select Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Bring your family to build and play with science and technology at the Melrose Center! Available resources include littleBits, Snap Circuits, and K’NEX.

Upcoming Dates

Open Mic: The Voice of Melrose
Thursday, January 23, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Orlando Musicians and Poets: sharpen your live performance skills and let Orlando hear your voice. Join us every 4th Thursday of the month for live entertainment in a creative atmosphere.

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Melrose Meetups: Theatre – Hosting Live Events
Sunday, January 26, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Out Tonight Theatre Meetup host, Marko Torres will discuss his approach to hosting live events including open mics, improv shows and guest interviews.

Orlando Out Tonight Theatre

Melrose Meetups: Say it Paint So! – Painting with Acrylics
Sunday, February 9, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Sit and relax while painting on a canvas with instructor assistance, and walk away with your very own masterpiece! Registration Required.

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Melrose Meetups: Intro to Adobe InDesign
Thursday, February 13, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Join our workshop with instructor assistance and learn the advantages and strengths of InDesign by creating a simple magazine spread.

Orlando Digital Media Design

Melrose Creative Expo
Saturday, February 15, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

The 2020 Melrose Creative Expo marks the 6th anniversary of the Melrose Center. Come enjoy family-friendly activities and see the Melrose Awards presentation honoring the year’s best works.

Melrose Meetups: Video – Open Broadcaster Software with Andy Stetzinger
Wednesday, February 19, 6 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Live stream video using OBS, free and open source software. Learn pro tips from Andy Stetzinger to make your streams come true.

Orlando Video & Post Production

Melrose in the Mix – Jess Adams
Saturday, March 7, 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

See Nashville-based singer-songwriter Jess Adams perform and record in the Melrose Audio Studio. Seats are limited.

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Melrose Meetups: Fundamentals of Screenwriting
Wednesday, March 18, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Learn the basics of script formatting, get some useful tips and see a demo of a free script writing software. Network with fellow screenwriters and other industry professionals.

Orlando Video & Post Production

Melrose Meetups: Unity VR with Spatial Audio & Ambisonics
Wednesday, March 25, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

This 3D audio workshop is presented by the Melrose Center’s Design and Audio instructors with Chris Navarro, the faculty advisor of the Media Club at Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland. During this workshop participants will be introduced to spatial recording audio equipment and will be encouraged to follow along while exploring how Adobe Audition and Resonance Audio components render realistic spatial audio in a Unity VR Project.

Orlando Digital Media Design

There are a number of community meetups that use Melrose Center space(s) to hold their meetings. If you’d like to hold regular meetups in the Melrose Center, please complete the linked form.

All meetup groups, dates, times, space requests are subject to approval and additional Terms of Use.