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

Melrose Meetups: Orlando Melrose Makers
Tuesday, April 23, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Make seed paper with the fab lab team in honor of Earth day! We’ll talk soil composition with a Master Gardener from the UF IFAS extension, how to maximize your urban space for a garden, and Garduino — Arduino assisted gardening. Join us!

Orlando Melrose Makers

Open Mic: The Voice of Melrose
Thursday, April 25, 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: 3D Animation – Retargeting Motion Capture Data
Saturday, April 27, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Join us to learn to animate a 3D character using motion capture data.

Orlando Digital Media Design

Meetups at Melrose: Say it Paint So! – Painting with Acrylics
Sunday, May 12, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

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

Registration Required.


Melrose Meetups: Theatre – Actor Headshots
Sunday, May 19, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Get your headshots taken by a professional photographer and members of the Photo + Design Meetup.

Orlando Out Tonight Theatre

Orlando Photo + 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.