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 Saturday
Saturdays, November 3 & 17, 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.


Script Orlando
Wednesday, November 7, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Our Script Orlando speaker series continues in November with a musical theme. Benoit Glazer, Founder and Chairman of Timucua Arts Foundation, will share his family’s story and how they are dedicated to improving the quality of life in Orlando, as exemplified by the intimate concerts they host at their unique living room venue, Timucua White House. Grammy Award-winning audio engineer Bruce Hensal has worked with a virtual who’s who of musical royalty throughout his career. He’ll be sharing experiences and talking about the November workshop he’ll be leading in the Melrose Audio Studio, Reel to Real.

The Melrose Center will accept nominations from anyone here. Nominees who agree to give a 15-20 minute presentation may participate.

Meetups at Melrose: Real Virtual Painting in Virtual Reality
Thursday, November 8, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

During this meetup, you will have the opportunity to experience “Tilt Brush.” Tilt Brush is a VR app that allows you to use your traditional painting skills to create your own 3D world. Joins us and let your creativity transcend realities in a Virtual Reality Painting Medium with “Tilt Brush.”

Orlando Digital Media Design

Meetups at Melrose: Photography- Camera & Lens Buying Guide
Tuesday, November 13, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Have you just started photography as a hobby and looking to buy your first camera or are you an already established photographer and looking to upgrade your equipment? We’ll go over recommendations for new cameras and lenses, where to buy them, and how to do your own research. We’ll also have a few of our cameras out for you to get a hands on feel of what’s available. Feel free to bring your equipment and make sure to come ready with questions!

Orlando Photo+Design


Meetups at Melrose: Video Projection Principles
Wednesday, November 14, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

We will be talking about the principles of digital video projection at our next Orlando Video and Post Production meetup. Our focus will cover learning common terminology for projection. Come increase your knowledge of projection technologies by improving your awareness of current digital projection capabilities. After this meetup, you will be able to provide insightful strategies in setting up projectors.

Orlando Video & Post Production

Reel to Real: Open House with Bruce Hensal
Sunday, November 18, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Grammy award winner Bruce Hensal will host a listening session and Q&A regarding the results of his Reel to Real Audio Engineering Workshop. No registration, open to anyone while seats last.

Meetups at Melrose: Theatre-Broadway Trivia Night
Sunday, November 25, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Join us for an exhilarating night geeking out over our favorite subject. The winning team will receive tickets to Orlando’s very own SAK Comedy Lab.

Orlando Out Tonight Theatre


Open Mic: The Voice of Melrose
Thursday, November, 29, 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. Featured Artist: Viviana Clary

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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.