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: Theatre – Voice Workshop
Sunday, February 23, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Elaine Pechacek, voice instructor, composer and owner of Dragonfly Studio & Productions will be coaching this group voice lesson for beginners.

Orlando Out Tonight Theatre

Melrose Meetups: Orlando Melrose Makers – Make a Laser Cut Garden Stake
Tuesday, February 25, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Learn to use MOI3D to design a stake for your garden, then use RDWorks and the Fab Lab’s laser cutter to cut it out of wood!

No cost or membership required.

Orlando Melrose Makers

Open Mic: The Voice of Melrose
Thursday, February 27, 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 – Voice & Bodywork for the Actor
Tuesday, March 3, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. & Sunday, March 29, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Explore sound, develop awareness and strengthen the voice while recognizing the connection to the body. Be sure to dress comfortably for this highly physical session.

Orlando Out Tonight Theatre

Melrose Meetups: Say it Paint So! – Painting with Acrylics
Sunday, March 8, 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.

Register Here

Melrose Meetups: Audio – Swamp Sistas Songwriting Clinic
Wednesday, March 11, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Fine tune your songwriting style and technique with local songwriting heroes, the Swamp Sistas. They will host a live workshop, demonstrating their processes and answering audience questions.

Orlando Audio

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.