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.

Family STEM Saturdays
Saturdays, July 7 & 21, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Build and play with Science and Technology at the Melrose Center! Bring your family, bring yourself and see what wonderful things we have to offer.
Available resources include littleBits, Snap Circuits, and K’NEX. Ages 4-104. Minors under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a parent.

*SOLD OUT* Melrose in the Mix: E-Turn with Leisure Chief
Sunday, July 7, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Our July Melrose in the Mix features Orlando-based emcee extraordinaire E-Turn, backed by musical collective, Leisure Chief. 

Reserve a seat for this unique, live recording session at www.ocls.info/melroseinthemix.

Orlando-based emcee extraordinaire E-Turn brings her indelible lyrics and style to the Melrose Audio Studio for the July Melrose in the Mix session.  She’ll be backed by Orlando area musical collective, Leisure Chief, who will lend their funk, soul and jazz fusion-influenced sound to E-Turn’s original numbers.

Melrose members with Audio Studio Credentials can volunteer to assist staff engineers during this session at www.ocls.info/melrosemixassistants.

Melrose Meetups: Creative Community Meetup
Wednesday, July 11, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Collaborate and network with other digital media creatives in Central Florida. Bring your portfolios, business cards and flyers to share. Hobbyists, enthusiasts and self-starters of all skill levels are encouraged to attend. This meetup is hosted by Melrose Staff, including Audio, Design, Photo and Video instructors to bring creatives from different fields together.

Join our meetups!

Orlando Audio

Orlando Digital Media Design

Orlando Video & Post Production

Orlando Photo + Design

 

Melrose Meetups: Say it Paint So! Painting with Acrylics
Friday, July 13, 3:30 p.m. – 5 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.

 

Open Mic: The Voice of Melrose
Thursday, July 26, 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.

Sign up at: https://ocls-jwxrd.formstack.com/forms/melrose_open_mic

Melrose Meetups: Improv with SAK Comedy Lab
Sunday, July 29, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

SAK Comedy Lab instructor and performer Mike Carr joins us this month to introduce improv in a space that is safe, supportive and fun!
Would you like to play in a world where “There are no mistakes?” SAK Comedy Lab instructor and performer Mike Carr joins us this month to introduce improv in a space that is safe, supportive and fun! This session will be similar to the group exercises and games taught in the SAK Comedy Lab.

Learn more about Melrose Meetups: Theatre

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.*
View up-to-date meeting information.
Orlando Electronic Music Meets on the fourth Saturday of each month at 2:00 P.M.*
View up-to-date meeting information.
Orlando Internet of Things (IoT) Meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 P.M.*
View up-to-date meeting information.
Orlando .NET User Group (ONETUG) Meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:00 P.M.*
View up-to-date meeting information.
Orlando Podcasters Meets the first Saturday of each month at 10:00 A.M.*
View up-to-date meeting information.

*Dates & times may vary from what is published here. Check individual group’s Meetup.com 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.