A simpler approach would be to set up portals to your events table. There are several examples available so you might want to do a web search for filemaker calendar templates to get some ideas.
The exact details will vary depending on exactly what you need and how you choose to structure your tables.
Given the 365 pairs of fields you described in your first message, do you want to see the entire year on a single layout, or would it work to see one month at a time?
No, I want to see the entire year on one layout. Will try the portals approach...