The Friends of the Canal will hold their monthly Hike the Canal outing Nov. 18. This month's hike will be from Bridge 23 to Lock 22 on the canal. Hikers are asked to meet at Lock 22 at 1:30 p.m. to be shuttled to Bridge 23 to begin the hike. Hikers need not be a member of the Friends to join in on any of the hikes. There is no fee for the hikes. For more information, contact Ed Herrmann at firstname.lastname@example.org or (815) 664-2403 or visit www.friends-hennepin-canal.org.