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Woodforest Declares ‘Life is a Picnic’ with April Event

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MONTGOMERY, TX – Woodforest is encouraging people to get outside Saturdays in April during the Life is a Picnic event. 

The community is handing out free picnic items 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays in April at The Palm information center, 251 Central Pine Street. Items include a Life is a Picnic bag, picnic blanket, lemonade, sweet tea and watermelon cookies while supplies last. 

“People can follow the tour map to see the sights in Woodforest, maybe even stopping for a picnic at Christine Allen Nature Park or visiting one of our beautiful model homes,” said Woodforest Marketing Director Faith Pitman. “One lucky person visiting the models might even win $100,000.”




Scooter Park and Admiral Bark Park in Woodforest also will be open for those who want to picnic on-site.

The $100,000 giveaway is part of Johnson Development’s “Best of the ‘Burbs” home tour happening April and May. Featuring model homes in 13 Johnson Development communities, the home tour is giving away scratch-off cards at each model home while supplies last. One card could be worth $100,000. Cards are limited to one card per family per day at each model home. 

Woodforest will have 23 model homes on the tour. A dozen builders offer homes priced from the $200,000s to the millions in Woodforest, located five miles north of The Woodlands. Residents have 10 parks at which to picnic, as well as a resort pool with a tower slide, a fitness pool, basketball and tennis courts, nature trails and ponds. Students attend schools in the Conroe and Montgomery independent school districts.




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Woodforest, a project of Johnson Development Corp., is a wooded, 3,000-acre master-planned community that serves the region with a growing slate of retail, restaurants, medical offices and other conveniences. Launched in 2010, Woodforest is home to more than 9,000 lifestyle-oriented residents brought to the community in search of luxury homes, patio homes, townhomes, and custom homes priced from the $200,000s to more than $1 million. Woodforest is slated for more than 5,000 homes and a full complement of amenities, educational opportunities, commercial properties and more upon completion. One of the nation’s top-selling master-planned communities, Woodforest is five miles north of The Woodlands and six miles south of Conroe. Convenient access just seven miles west of Interstate 45 is provided by Fish Creek Thoroughfare, a major north/south thoroughfare connecting Conroe in Montgomery County and Tomball in Harris County. For more information, visit or call 936.447.2800.




Johnson Development is a Houston-based, award-winning residential and commercial land development company. Now celebrating more than 40 years, the company has set the standard for successful master-planned communities in Houston, Atlanta, Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth and other markets around the country. Johnson Development’s impressive collection includes the Houston-area communities of Riverstone, Sienna Plantation, Cross Creek Ranch, Woodforest, Fall Creek, Tuscan Lakes, Edgewater, Jordan Ranch, Harmony, Imperial, Grand Central Park, Harvest Green and Veranda; the Viridian and Trinity Falls communities in Dallas-Fort Worth; Bryson in the Austin area; and Atlanta’s Lake Arrowhead. For more information on Johnson Development, visit