Meetup has a “sale” going on: 30% off new groups!
Wait … why should it cost you anything at all if you will be doing all the heavy lifting and event organizing?
You’re already volunteering your time and energy. Don’t volunteer more money than you need to too.
Help spread the word about Casual Events — an event platform that is free for everybody. (Except me of course, the developer. I still have to pay server costs and invest hundreds of hours of my labour. But if you join will be worth it!)