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.

Random Fandom Week
Sunday, December 6 – Saturday, December 12

Whether you’re a die-hard fan or don’t know where you land, Random Fandom Week has got you covered. Come together as a community to discover and connect through pop culture fandoms. After you spend an exciting week learning new fandoms and celebrating those you already love, unite one more time for an end of the week party with “Random Fandom: End Credits.”

 

Virtual Event: Creative Community Meetup – A Changing Industry
Wednesday, December 2, 6pm – 7:30pm

The pandemic has significantly affected some creative professionals, forcing them to adapt in order to make a living. Some have reimagined their business model and others have reinvented themselves to offer different services. Have you successfully overcome the challenges of safely conducting business? Or are you looking for ideas to move forward? Join us to discuss success stories and share tips to inspire others. Register here.

Presented by Melrose Center instructors. Join our Meetup groups to connect with other creatives in the community.

Orlando Audio Meetup https://www.meetup.com/OrlandoAudio/

Orlando Digital Media Design Meetup https://www.meetup.com/OrlandoDigitalMediaDesign/

Orlando Out Tonight Theatre Meetup https://www.meetup.com/Orlando-Out-Tonight-Theatre/

Orlando Video and Post Production Meetup https://www.meetup.com/Orlando-Video-Post-Production/

Orlando Photo + Design Meetup https://www.meetup.com/OrlandoPhotoDesign/

Orlando Melrose Makers https://www.meetup.com/Orlando-Melrose-Makers/

The Voice of Melrose: Virtual Open Mic
Accepting Submissions

Submit two to three family friendly songs/performances to be included in the virtual show that will be posted on social media on the fourth Thursday of each month. Contact Marko at torres.marko@ocls.info.

Reel to Real Podcast: Where the Stories Behind the Board Go on Record

Reel to Real is hosted by Grammy Award-winning audio engineer Bruce Hensal and members of the Melrose Center Audio team. With over four decades working with some of the music industry’s biggest names, Bruce is able to call on national guests as well as Central Florida music luminaries to appear on the show. Episodes feature guests sharing behind-the scenes stories about their music and notable recording sessions, as well as highlights about new releases and projects.

Audio Production Virtual Events

Want to enhance your audio production and mastering skills? Learn fundamentals of sound, microphone theory, recording techniques and more.

Fab Lab Virtual Events

Explore electronics, basic engineering, computer programming and robotics. Create simple circuits using TinkerCAD and Snap Circuits.

Graphic/Game Design Virtual Events

Unleash your creativity in the field of graphic design using software like Illustrator and Photoshop. Develop your own games using Maya, Blender, Unity and virtual reality technology.

Photography Virtual Events

Take and edit photos like a pro. Learn basic camera settings or easily organize your photos using Lightroom and Photoshop.

Video Production Virtual Events

Shoot smooth and steady video with stabilizing techniques or use Premiere and After Effects for your video editing needs.

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.