Your $CSS and $OL lines aren't at the proper locations. Those should be located in the site template header. That's why your mouse-over popups show up too far from the mouse.
The page template is fine except for the $thisFile. In your case, you need to use "/events/".
See your other post where I replied. I posted links to my 3 part tutorial on how to properly integrate the calendar in WP. You'll need at least the first half of Part 1, and all of Part 2. The second half of Part 1 and Part 3 are optional.
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