Events Join our CommunityWelcome to APDA - Greater St. Louis Chapter FIND A LOCAL EVENT The St. Louis Chapter’s annual fundraisers and events allow us to contribute to ongoing medical research, provide services for residents of Greater St. Louis with Parkinson’s and spread public awareness about the disease. Volunteering, sponsoring and participating in these events gives you the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people with Parkinson’s, their families and their caregivers. 2020 Events Virtual Midwest Parkinson Congress, August 13 & 14 NEW DATE! Join us for an educational symposium for people with Parkinson disease, care partners, family and health care professionals featuring Rebecca Gilbert, MD, PhD; Jennifer Goldman, MD, MS; and Aasef Shaikh, MD, PhD. 2020 Virtual Optimism Walk, October 17, 2020 This fun, family-friendly event provides participants with a short walk, live music, vendor booths, special treats, and time to visit and meet others who have Parkinson disease.