Come to a Florida Circle Revival!
Late February is a prime time of year in Florida, the weather is perfect and the groves are in bloom. Please join us to explore your Florida roots by visiting with other Cody Descendants and Family Friends. You "Snowbirds" are especially welcome to participate in all of the exciting events we have planned.

Register by US mail or just use the PayPal buttons below.

Registration closes Feb. 14th.

To register by US mail, fill out the printable form, calculate your cost, make the check or money order to ICFA and mail to;

ICFA 2020 Florida Circle Meetup c/o Dwight Cody PO Box 1835, Cotuit, MA 02635, USA
  • To register for ICFA activities, start with the Adults, then return to add the Children (use the Add to Cart "down" arrow).
  • Click the "Add to Cart" button to add an Activity, quantities can be changed at Checkout.
  • Friends of Family are encouraged to attend, please enter “FOF” instead of a Cody ID.
  • Use the "View Cart" button to review your Purchases and Quantities.
  • If you want someone else to claim your tickets at Registration, use the "Backup Ticket Claiment" box at bottom.
  • During Checkout you will be prompted for your credit card information and PayPal will email you a receipt.
  • Present the PayPal receipt at Registration to claim your tickets, no tickets will be mailed.
Volunteers, please click here to email our Reunion Committee Chair, Kevin Cody at;

or you can call
(404) 915-4116.

Activities "Package Deal" The easy way, you can adjust quantities later. Lodgings & Big Cat Safari Snack Bar Lunch not included!
Adults & Seniors $ 160.00
Please reserve early, this is a busy time for lodgings in Sarasota, the Hyatt Place Lakewood Ranch is our headquarters hotel.

Please list who is attending
Children Ages 4-12 $105.00
(3 and under are free)

Allergy? Special Needs?
2020 ICFA Voluntary Dues $30.00
Tax-deductible for an individual or a household.
We depend on your contributions to fund the ICFA,
Thank You for your support!

"Pick & Choose" Your Activities Select from the list below and adjust quantities later.
Friday, February 28
3 pm - 5 pm

$159 per night Group Rate

Hyatt Place Button

Book your lodgings here!
Check-in at the Hyatt Place Lakewood Ranch,
Our Headquarters Hotel

6021 Exchange Way, Bradenton FL (941) 748-3100

Click our Hyatt Place button for their website, then click their "Book Now" button to reserve your room at our Group Rate of $159 per night!

Lodgings are not included in the Package Deal.

Hyatt Place Sarasota/Lakewood Ranch

5 pm - 8 pm

Cover Charge
Plus, Your choice of;      
Welcome Reception & Family Dinner
at the Hyatt Place Lakewood Ranch Hotel
  • Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad
  • Iced Water & Iced Tea
  • 1 Whole Fruit
  • Freshly Baked Chocolate Cookies
Hyatt Place Sarasota/Lakewood Ranch

  • Pepperoni Pizza: Eight-inch thick-crust Personal Pizza with Provolone, Mozzarella, Cheddar & Parmesan Cheeses, topped with Pepperoni!
  • P&S Flatbread: Applegate Prosciutto, Genoa Salami, Mozzarella & Parmesan Cheeses, Basil Pesto, Oven-roasted Tomato, Lemon-dressed Arugula, drizzled with Honey!

8 pm - 10 pm

Hyatt Place Lakewood Ranch Firepit
Socialize around the Pool, Firepit or Hot Tub
at the Hyatt Place Hotel

Relax and work off the stress of your journey in their Hot Tub or at their Fitness Center!

Stay on track by checking your email using their free Wi-Fi, or just relax in the Bar.

Hyatt Place Lakewood Ranch Outdoor Pool

Saturday, February 29
6:30 am - 9:30 am

Complimentary Buffet Breakfast
at the Hyatt Place Hotel

Greet the day and enjoy the hospitality of the house!

Hyatt Place Sarasota/Lakewood Ranch Complimentary Breakfast

11 - 12 pm

Active military and vets
are free, please bring ID.
Admission Fee
Big Cat Habitat
7101 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota

Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary is an ever-growing large-animal rescue in eastern Sarasota County. Founded in 1987 by Kay Rosaire, the nonprofit sanctuary is a permanent home for dozens of exotic animals, offers placement for animals in need, and works to educate the public about animal care and conservation.

12 - 12:45 pm

Lunch at Big Cat Habitat's Safari Snack Bar

Order separately, this event is not included in our Package Price!

Use the PayPal button to pre-order for quick service, 7% sales tax and 20% gratuity included.

Select your items first and adjust quantities at check-out.
We'll have lunch at Big Cat's Safari Snack Bar

1 - 1:45 pm

Pre-paid by your morning Big Cat admission fee.
Big Cat Habitat Animal Show

Big Cat Habitat is a beloved attraction consisting of wild animal exhibits, such as lions, tigers and bears, performing animals and birds, and the Gulf Coast Sanctuary.

Click for the Big Cat Animal Show video!
2 - 5pm

Active military and vets
are free, please bring ID.
Admission Fee
Ringling Circus Museum
5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota

Visit their Tibbles Learning Center for the amazing Howard Bros. Circus Diorama. With over 44,000-pieces, it recreates the experience that’s awed children of all ages for more than 200 years.

5:15 - 6:30 pm

Dinner on Your Own at The Mall
140 University Town Center Drive, Sarasota

From upscale dining to casual eateries and food specialty shops, with over 20 dining options, there is something for everyone in or nearby The Mall.

6:30 - 9 pm

Admission Fee
Circus Sarasota
The Mall at 140 University Town Center Dr, Sarasota

Circus Sarasota will present 33 performances under the Red and White Big Top full of elegance, excitement and unforgettable moments.

International circus artists will leave audiences awestruck. Every year features a new cast in an intimate one-ring European style Big Top.

This year’s show features incredible artistry on the flag pole and single trapeze, fast paced Alanian riders on horseback, hand-to-hand acrobatics, juggling and much more!

We'll have the best box seats for this!

Sunday, March 1
6:30 - 9 am

Complimentary Buffet Breakfast
at the Hyatt Place Hotel

6021 Exchange Way, Bradenton FL (941) 748-3100

Greet the day and enjoy the hospitality of the house!

Hyatt Place Lakewood Ranch Complimentary Breakfast

9 - 10:30 am
Polk County Citrus Tour Banner
Motorcade to Frostproof
90 minutes, 85 miles, via FL-64E & FL-17N
  1. Head southeast on Exchange Way to Resource Ln.
  2. Turn left onto Resource Lane for .2mi.
  3. Turn right onto Town Center Parkway for .3 mi.
  4. Turn left onto Nature's Way for .4 mi.
  5. Turn left onto Lakewood Ranch Blvd.
  6. Take Town Center Pkwy and Nature's Way to Lakewood Ranch Blvd.
  7. Turn right onto East State Road, FL-70
  8. Turn left onto Lorraine Road
  9. Turn right onto FL-64 East, travel for 77 mi.
  10. Arriving at Avon Park, turn left onto US 98 North (FL- 27&17) for Frostproof
  11. Leaving US 98, turn right to follow FL-17 (South Scenic Highway) past the Griffin Fertilizer Co.
  12. As we enter Frostproof, we pass 3rd St. and find the Museum on the left on the next block.
To the right is the Polk County Citrus Label Tour Banner, donated by the ICFA.

10:30 - 11:30 am


Frostproof Historical Museum Library
210 South Scenic Highway, Frostproof

Now the home of Frostproof Historical Society, this building was the city’s first library, opening in 1922.

We'll see our Polk County Citrus Label Tour Banner, pore over their Citrus Label Collection and hear all about Buffalo Bill's own 1915 visit to Frostproof's "Liar's Bench"!

1 - 4 pm

BBQ Lunch
Cody Villa Lunch, Tour & Meeting
1099 Cody Villa Loop Road, Babson Park

Home of Margaret and James Monahan, we'll see the houses where Lindus' family lived while they were citrus pioneers and where their daughter, Lydia S. Cody wrote her 1954 masterwork, "The Cody Family Massachusetts 1698".

Then we'll have a catered lunch, hold a meeting of the Florida Circle and finish by taking a Family Portrait and singing "Will the Circle Be Unbroken?"

Cody Villa's Homestead House

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We offer a 100% refund upon request before Jan. 1, 50% refund between Jan. 1 and Feb. 1. No refunds after Feb. 1. Registration closes Feb 1, 2020.

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