events |ɪˈvɛnt| noun.
A thing that happens or takes place, especially one of importance: the momentous political events of the late 1980s.
• a planned public or social occasion: staff have been holding a number of events to raise money for charity.
• each of several particular contests making up a sports competition: he repeated the success in the four-lap, 600 cc event.
• Physics a single occurrence of a process, e.g. the ionization of one atom.