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.

The Second Saturday Improv Show

Join us the second Saturday of each month at the Melrose Center for this fun filled rollercoaster of laughs featuring improv actors from the Orlando Improv Community!

In this live comedy show, performers will make up scenes and stories right in front of your very eyes.  Join our live studio audience for a fun evening out!

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.

Listen to archived podcasts

Fiber Arts & Sewing Events

Get hands-on experience and explore the world of creating your own clothes and home décor. We have classes designed for all levels. Let’s get creative together!

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Audio Production Events

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

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Fab Lab Events

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

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Graphic/Game Design 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.

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Photography Events

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

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Video Production Events

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

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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. Meetup topics should be related to technology or a subject matter relevant to Melrose Center activities.

All meetup groups, dates, times, space requests are subject to approval and additional Terms of Use. 

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