The Rhode Island Society Sons of the Revolution will be celebrating the birthday of General and President George Washington on Saturday, February 22nd at 11:30 a.m.. The ceremony will take place at the south side of the Library where the copy of the Houdon statue of the great leader is located. There will be a short program along with a wreath laying to mark the event. The Artillery Company of Newport will take part providing a color guard as well as a musket salute to honor Washington. The public is invited to attend the event.