Events

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.

 

Script Orlando: Featuring Cassandra Wilcox
Wednesday, May 30, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Script Orlando is a Melrose Center gathering where community-nominated individuals will share how they started their career or business, what they do to affect issues in the community, or what inspires them in their work or life.

Featuring Cassandra Wilcox-How to Build an App: A Founders Survival Guide to Software Development.

The Melrose Center will accept nominations from anyone here. Nominees who agree to give a 15-20 minute presentation may participate.

 

Family STEM Saturdays
Saturdays, June 2 & 16, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Build and play with Science and Technology at the Melrose Center! Bring your family, bring yourself and see what wonderful things we have to offer.
Available resources include littleBits, Snap Circuits, and K’NEX. Ages 4-104. Minors under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a parent.

Melrose in the Mix: EyeQ
Sunday, June 3, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Our Melrose in the Mix live recording series continues in June with a session featuring Brooklyn born, Florida-based indie hip-hop artist EyeQ. An emcee and visionary, EyeQ has set his sights on combining his wide array of musical influences with his love of anime.

Reserve a seat for this unique, live recording session at www.ocls.info/melroseinthemix.

Melrose members with Audio Studio Credentials can volunteer to assist staff engineers during this session at www.ocls.info/melrosemixassistants.

Melrose Meetups: Audio Restoration
Wednesday, June 13, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Join us as we show you how to save your audio from disaster!!! Unfortunately there are times when a recording can have artifacts, noise and elements in need of serious repair. We will highlight some workflows and tools that can aid in fixing problem audio recording. Whether you are producing music or cleaning up audio for film you will need these skills.

Learn more about Melrose Meetups: Audio

 

 

Melrose Meetups: Video – Motion Graphics with MoGraph Orlando
Wednesday, June 20, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Learn about designing Motion Graphics in this special cross meetup with MoGraph Orlando, a community of motion graphic designers, artists, animators, and editors.

Guest speaker Kyle Daily, organizer of MoGraph Orlando, will share how animation and graphic design combine to create exciting visuals. This will be a great introduction to Motion Graphics and Orlando’s Motion Graphics community, MoGraph.

RECOMMENDED: Prior knowledge of “keyframes” (Google!) and After Effects will be helpful. After Effects is available on Melrose Center computers. Classes are also available.

Learn more about Melrose Meetups: Video

Melrose Meetups: Theater Lighting
Sunday, June 24, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Would you like to create a world? Take an audience on the journey of your story with stage lighting design. Melrose video instructor Tori will train and demonstrate how to light up your world with this informative and interactive event.

Learn more about Melrose Meetups: Theatre

 

Open Mic: The Voice of Melrose
Thursday, June 28, 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.

Sign up at: https://ocls-jwxrd.formstack.com/forms/melrose_open_mic

 

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. To learn of the benefits of registering your meetup, call 407-835-7323 and ask to speak to a Melrose staff member.

Indienomicon Meets on the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 P.M.*
View up-to-date meeting information.
Orlando Electronic Music Meets on the fourth Saturday of each month at 2:00 P.M.*
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Orlando Internet of Things (IoT) Meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 P.M.*
View up-to-date meeting information.
Orlando .NET User Group (ONETUG) Meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:00 P.M.*
View up-to-date meeting information.
Orlando Podcasters Meets the first Saturday of each month at 10:00 A.M.*
View up-to-date meeting information.

*Dates & times may vary from what is published here. Check individual group’s Meetup.com page for exact date and time. Having a listing here does not guarantee reservation of Melrose Center space or equipment. All meetup reservation requests are subject to approval.