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, April 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.

Melrose Meetups: Ableton User Group: Follow Actions
Thursday, April 19, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Learn how to trigger chains of clips using follow actions. We will give valuable insight for both beginner and advanced users. Improve your Ableton live sets and bring you own work for an open Q&A.

Learn more about Melrose Meetups: Audio

Open Mic: The Voice of Melrose
Thursday, April 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.

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Melrose Meetups: Orlando Melrose Makers
Saturday, April 28, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Do you want to buy a 3D printer? Join the Fab Lab staff as they give tips on purchasing the 3D printer that is right for you.

This meetup is organized and hosted by the Fab Lab instructors of The Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center.

Learn more about Melrose Meetups: Makers

Melrose Meetups: Musical Theater Dance
Sunday, April 29, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Join Studio K musical theater dance instructor Jaimie Stout to learn how to move like a Broadway performer. Learn Broadway-style choreography to songs from musical theater favorites. Bring your friends and your dance shoes (or regular shoes). All skill levels are welcome.

Learn more about Melrose Meetups: Theatre

Melrose Meetups: Portraits around Lake Eola: Portfolio Building
Monday, May 14, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Sometimes it can be difficult to find talent to photograph. Let’s all work together in this portfolio building event. This is a combined event with the Orlando Out Tonight Theatre Meetup

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Melrose Meetups: Origination of Film History
Wednesday, May 16, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Come join fellow film enthusiasts as we begin a journey through the history of cinema. We will focus on the origins of cinema as we look at some of the earliest devices that led up to what film is today. We will explore the impact of technological developments on film production, and evaluate the importance of genre and the legacy of individuals. Develop a historical appreciation of film as we watch some of the earliest films ever made and discuss what impact they had.

Learn more about Melrose Meetups: Video

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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*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.