The status notification shows you a summary of all your events in your notification tray. It will be constantly updated, and you don't need to open Countdown Time. To enable it, use the following steps.
1. Tap the main menu button on the home page's top left corner.
2. Tap Settings.
3. Tap Notifications.
4. Enable the Status switch.
To disable this notification, disable the same switch or tap Disable on the notification itself.