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University of Alberta Botanic Garden Sherwood Park is home to the state-of-the- art Millennium Place recreation centre, Festival Place event venue, an art gallery and numerous restaurants and cafés. strathcona.ca Surrounded by Parkland County, Spruce Grove is the ninth largest city in Alberta and home to The Horizon Stage Performing Arts Centre, the popular TransAlta Tri Leisure Centre and great shopping. sprucegrove.org Something beautiful is growing here. One of Alberta’s oldest communities, St. Albert was established in 1861 and named after Father Albert Lacombe. St. Albert Place, located on the banks of the Sturgeon River, houses the Arden Theatre, City Hall, and the Musée Héritage gallery and museum. visitstalbert.com Stony Plain boasts a charming main street and more than 30 life-sized murals painted by Albertan artists. Other highlights include the Multicultural Heritage Centre and a brick school built in 1925, which now contains a public art gallery. stonyplain.com Opens for the season on June 29. Come experience 240 acres of tranquil beauty in our cultivated gardens, indoor showhouses, and the new Aga Khan Garden. Just 15 minutes SW of Edmonton. botanicgarden.ualberta.ca Formerly the Devonian Botanic Garden Located in Parkland County, 5 km north of Devon on Hwy 60 61