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.

FEATURED EVENT: Melrose Creative Expo
Saturday, February 11, 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Celebrate creativity and innovation with the community at this open house event that will kick off with the Melrose Awards. The Photo, Audio and Video Studios will be open for demos. Experience our Virtual Reality stations and Simulators. Get your hands on Makerspace demos in the Fab Lab. Learn about community groups who will be exhibiting and enjoy live performances throughout the event.

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Tech ‘n Color at the Melrose Center
Sunday, February 5, 4:00 P.M.

Tech ‘N Color bring you the “social paint nights” experience, but with a technology twist! In each session, enjoy simple steps to create stunning paintings using pen and tablet technology with the guidance of an instructor in a fun and casual atmosphere.  We will have everything you need to start! All you need to bring is a storage device to save your creation. And best of all, the event is free!

Space is limited, so register today!

Understanding Business for the Modern Artist
Wednesday, February 8, 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

Have an in depth conversation with Chris Goyzueta, a manager, live show professional, instructor, podcaster and more. Gain insight from an artist perspective on how to manage your music career and turn it into your profession. Talk about preparation, promoting and developing your passion in to your business.

Learn more about Melrose Meetups: Audio.

Graphic Design: Comic Book Coloring in Photoshop
Thursday, February 9, 6:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.

Join us for a demonstration and discussion on how to digitally color a comic book page using Photoshop. We will discuss topics like file management best practices and coloring techniques, just to name a few. Hope to see you there and bring a friend.

Learn more about Melrose Meetups: Design.

Video Secrets for Google – Get in the top 10 searches for $FREE.99!
Wednesday, February 15, 5:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.

Don’t spend thousands of dollars on an SEO consultant or pay for Google ads. Find out how to get your video on the first page of a Google search for $FREE.99! Local business owner and entrepreneur, Donnie Hamlett will share with you his secrets on how to get your video in the #1 search spot on Google.

Learn more about Melrose Meetups: Video.

Photography: Portfolio Building
Tuesday, February 21, 6:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

A portfolio is an important tool to have when representing yourself as a photographer. We will discuss what images to include, how to build, and sequence your portfolio. Please bring a short 10 to 12 image portfolio if you would like to share and get feedback from the meet up members.
Reach out to us if you have any questions. We look forward to sharing and seeing your work.

**Please note that because of a holiday this meetup has moved to the Third Tuesday. Our photo meetups are usually the Second Tuesday of the month.**

Learn more about Melrose Meetups: Photography.

The Voice of Melrose Open Mic Night
Thursday, February 23, 6:00 P.M. – 7:45 P.M.

Orlando Musicians, Poets and Dancers: 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 for a performance slot.

 

Indienomicon Meets at the Melrose Center on the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 P.M.*
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Orlando Audio Meets at the Melrose Center monthly.*
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Orlando Electronic Music Meets at the Melrose Center on the fourth Saturday of each month at 2:00 P.M.*
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Orlando Internet of Things (IoT) Meets at the Melrose Center on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 P.M.*
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Orlando .NET User Group (ONETUG) Meets at the Melrose Center the second Thursday of each month at 6:00 P.M.*
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Orlando Photo + Design Photography-focused meetups are held at the Melrose Center on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 P.M.*
Design-focused meetups are held at the Melrose Center on the second Thursday of each month at 6:00 P.M.*
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Orlando Podcasters Meets at the Melrose Center the first Saturday of each month at 10:00 A.M.*
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Orlando Robotics & Makers Club Meets at the Melrose Center the second Saturday of each month at 12:00 P.M.*
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Orlando Video & Post Production Meets at the Melrose Center on the third Wednesday of each month at 5:30 P.M.*
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*Dates & times may vary from what is published here. Check individual group’s Meetup.com page for exact date and time.