The year 2020 in guides: Get to know resources and places to go in The Woodlands area

Community Impact Newspaper publishes a variety of guides for dining, shopping, schools, health care and other topics in The Woodlands area each year. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Community Impact Newspaper publishes a variety of guides for dining, shopping, schools, health care and other topics in The Woodlands area each year. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Community Impact Newspaper publishes a variety of guides for dining, shopping, schools, health care and other topics in The Woodlands area each year. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Throughout the year, Community Impact Newspaper publishes guides in print for significant people, places and things in The Woodlands area. Here is a look at some of the guides we published in 2020. Our Annual Community Guide will be published in January 2021 and will feature new information on private schools, destinations and other data pertaining to The Woodlands area.

History

Founded by George Mitchell, The Woodlands officially opened in 1974.

The history behind The Woodlands: A look at south Montgomery County across the decades

Hospitals, ERs and urgent care


Local health care facilities offer a variety of services in The Woodlands area, including COVID-19 testing.

Your 2020 guide to hospitals, ERs and urgent cares in The Woodlands area

Home improvement

Our July Real Estate Edition included guides for those interested in home improvement.

4 tips from a home improvement expert in The Woodlands on budgeting for renovation projects

4 home improvement tips from Casa Bella Design Build in The Woodlands

How to help

Organizations profiled in our May guide continue to benefit from donations and volunteer efforts.

Ways to show support for The Woodlands area residents and community groups during the coronavirus crisis

Local destinations

The Woodlands area includes many performance venues and opportunities for outdoor recreation.

Destinations in The Woodlands area: 14 places to visit and things to see

Shopping and dining

The shopping and dining guides published in January 2020 compiled locations that opened in 2019 or were expected to open in 2020.

24 shopping destinations in south Montgomery County and The Woodlands

53 Woodlands and south Montgomery County dining locations

Summer camps

Although many of these camps were canceled in 2020, the organizations running the events may offer information about options in 2021. Community Impact Newspaper's summer camp guides are published annually in March.

Guide to summer camps in The Woodlands area

Volunteering

Updated in November, the annual volunteer guide spotlights organizations in The Woodlands area and Montgomery County.

Your 2020 Volunteer Guide: 18 ways to help out in The Woodlands area
By Vanessa Holt
A resident of the Houston area since 2011, Vanessa began working in community journalism in her home state of New Jersey in 1996. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2016 as a reporter for the Spring/Klein edition and became editor of that paper in March 2017 and editor of The Woodlands edition in January 2019.