MIMIC THIS! When you get invited to events 3000 miles away (or 20 of them just across town), use COPY & PASTE with the really interesting events to seed your own community's plans for similar events. Why start from scratch.... Beg, borrow and mimic! More....
I hope things are going well in Arizona. My only time in your state was when I was diverted from Chicago during a flight from Pittsburgh to Seattle. Spent perhaps 8 hours in a Phoenix motel. Hope to get back there someday.