Swipe to left anywhere on the screen and the side menu slides in. You can get rid of the menu by swiping back to the right.
Tap and hold for half a second on any day you want to add a new event to.
You can see the duration and the location for an event without opening it by swiping on the event or dragging it to the right
Tap on the event to enter the edit mode. Swipe down to the bottom, delete icon is in the form of a trash can.
Pull the duration picker down to the bottom and the blue bar appears. Pull down the blue bar to add days.