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.

Melrose in the Mix: Belt & Ramirez
Sunday, August 6, 3:30 P.M.

The oboe and guitar duo, Belt & Ramirez, will deliver an intimate performance featuring their original material with a unique sound. Seating is limited. Sign up to attend this intimate recording session at

Photo Tips & Tricks
Tuesday, August 8, 6:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

Just bought a camera and looking for a way to make taking photos easier? Struggling to figure out how the meter works or how to get your focus perfect each time? This meetup we’ll be talking about little tricks that can help you achieve that perfect shot and turn you into a better photographer. We’ll cover everything from using your smartphone camera to studio lighting. Come ready with questions.

Learn more about Melrose Meetups: Photography.

Audio Critique Session
Wednesday, August 9, 6:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

Do you want to get feedback on the direction to take your productions? Bring your work and join us at our first Critique Session and get help on your projects. You can bring a stereo bounce, a Pro Tools or Logic Session or your instrument and our instructors will help get your work to the next level.

Learn more about Melrose Meetups: Audio.

 Successful Interactive Design
Thursday, August 10, 6:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.

During this meetup, we’ll discuss the cyclical process of interactive design with Leisy Vidal, Jr. Digital Designer at Designzillas. Leisy will share her passion for designing websites, as well as tips on creating successful interactive designs.

Learn more about Melrose Meetups: Digital Media Design.


Tech ‘n Color at the Melrose Center
Sundays, August 13 & 27, 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! Click the image to the left to see the project you’ll paint this month!

Space is limited, so register today!


Melrose Meetups: Video Production
Wednesday, August 16, 5:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.

Do you have a project you’re working on? We can help you find ways to finish it!
Do you have a finished project you need to distribute? We can guide you to resources for distribution and fundraising for independent productions.

Come join us at the Orlando Public Library’s Melrose Center to discover the awesome video producer in you! You’ll have the opportunity to network with experienced video producers, writers, directors, and editors.

Learn more about Melrose Meetups: Video.

Script Orlando
Thursday, August 17, 6:00 P.M.

Script Orlando is a Melrose Center gathering where community-nominated individuals will share with us 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. In short, it’s a series of talks where community members share their story. Learn more, nominate a speaker or volunteer to speak here.

Open Mic: The Voice of Melrose RETURNS!
Thursday, August 24, 6:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

The Melrose Center’s Open Mic returns from a summer hiatus. If you’re an Orlando musician, poet, comedian, dancer–PERFORMER–we want you! Sign up for a spot on the call sheet at

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.*
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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.*
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Orlando .NET User Group (ONETUG) Meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:00 P.M.*
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Orlando Podcasters Meets the first Saturday of each month at 10:00 A.M.*
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Orlando Robotics & Makers Club Meets the second Saturday of each month at 12:00 P.M.*
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*Dates & times may vary from what is published here. Check individual group’s 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.