1. On the File Menu, Point to New, and then click Appointment.
2. In the Subject box, type your reminder text.
3. Do one of the following:
a) To create an event, select the All Day Event check box.
b) To create an appointment with zero time duration, select the time you what the appointment to start, and then change the end time to be the same as the start time.
4. Select the Reminder check box, and then enter the amount of time before the appointment when you want the reminder to occur.
5. Click Save and Close.
NOTE: In Calendar, you can quickly create any new calendar item by selecting a block of time, right-clicking, and then clicking New calendar item on the shortcut menu.